Tailgating

TAILGATING AT THE MCDONALD'S MAGIC CITY CLASSIC

 All tailgating is sold and managed by Legion Field. 
If you have any questions, please contact Legion Field directly: (205) 254-2391
*Online advance purchase tailgating is sold out* 

The next opportunity to buy remaining tailgating slots for an RV or tent will start on Monday, Oct. 22 at 8 a.m. at Legion Field.
You must be present at Legion Field to buy a slot.  
These are 20’ x 40’ spaces.   CLICK HERE to view the tailgating brochure.

If you buy a slot on Monday, Oct. 22, it will cost $210. This covers Monday, Oct. 22 – Sunday, Oct. 28.
If you are present on Monday, Oct. 22, you buy a slot and you already have your RV on Monday, you may move in that Monday. 
(All Legion Field tailgating areas must be vacated by 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28.)

If you buy a slot on Tuesday, Oct. 23, it will cost $175. This covers Tuesday, Oct. 23 – Sunday, Oct. 28.  
(All Legion Field tailgating areas must be vacated by 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28.)

If you buy a slot on Wednesday, Oct. 24, it will cost $140. This covers Wednesday, Oct. 24 – Sunday, Oct. 28. 
(All Legion Field tailgating areas must be vacated by 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28.)

PLEASE NOTE:
Tents and RVs must fit within the designated area (20'x40') and there can be only:
one (1) car and one (1) RV OR two (2) cars and one (1) 10'x10' tent within the recreational spaces. 

PORTABLE TOILETS
Advantage Waste will be the sole provider of all portable toilets, hand wash stations and RV pump services. Call 205.590.1237 for more information. To ensure pedestrian safety, Advantage Waste will be unable to deliver portable toilets to Legion Field after 3:00pm on Friday, October 26th. NO deliveries on Saturday, October 27th.

Prepaid orders are being accepted for portable toilets. Payment is due in full upon order. All major credit cards accepted (2.75% convenience charge added).  Electronic checks also are accepted. Please place orders in advance with Advantage Waste at 205-590-1237 or 888-301-4658. Fees are listed below:

  • Portable toilet:  $75.00
  • Handicap portable toilet:  $110.00
  • RV pump service:  $35.00 per service
  • Hand wash station:  $75.00
  • NO OTHER PORTABLE TOILET VENDOR WILL BE ALLOWED ON THE GROUNDS OF LEGION FIELD

TAILGATING GUIDELINES:

  • NEW for 2018!  No ATVs or motorcyles will be allowed on the premises.
  • All tents and RVs must fit within the designated tailgating area (20' x 40'). Additionally, there can be only one (1) car and one (1) RV OR two (2) cars and (1) 10'x10' tent within the recreational spaces.
  • Vehicle must remain in the tailgating space at all times with the parking decal visibly displayed and affixed to the driver's side windshield. Any vehicle without a parking decal adequately displayed on the driver's side windshield will be removed at the owner's expense.
  • For safety reasons, a generator exhaust riser is required for those using gas- or diesel-powered generators, RVs and trailers and will be enforced for any vehicles exhibiting obvious exhaust fumes that may pose a threat to the general health and safety of our patrons.
  • Fire lanes must be maintained at all times. Any automobiles, tents or RVs blocking fire lanes will be removed. Any vehicle removed will be towed by a wrecker service. All expenses for towing and storage shall be transferred to the owner. There will be no refunds for this violation.
  • You will NOT be allowed to return to the parking lot without your parking pass. If you leave the tailgate parking lot for any reason, you must return to the parking lot by 8:00 am on game day to guarantee re-entry.
  • Tailgating spaces may not be saved or roped off.
  • Policies will be strictly enforced.
  • No stages or tractor trailers will be allowed in the parking lots.
  • You will NOT be allowed re-entry into the lot unless your vehicle has a parking decal (NO EXCEPTIONS).
  • For all questions regarding tailgating, please contact 205.254.2391.

PARKING FOR TAILGATE VISITORS:

Patrons visiting tailgaters must use Lot J, off Graymont Avenue. The price for parking in this lot will be $5.00 per vehicle. 

Lot J hours prior to game day:
Thursday, October 25th 5:00pm - midnight
Friday, October 26th 5:00pm - midnight
*Any vehicle left after the times listed above each day will be towed at owner's expense.

GAMEDAY PARKING:

Game-day parking is extremely limited at Legion Field Stadium. Additional parking is available at offsite locations. Click here to view shuttle details.


How to become a vendor for the Magic City Classic

Vendors interested in being located on the grounds of Legion Field in the Coors Light Tailgate Party area, should contact Bruno Event Team Event Manager Tresha Moore at 205-262-2815. The Bruno Event Team will charge a fee for businesses to secure space in the official tailgate area. The deadline for participation is Monday, Oct. 15.

Businesses interested in setting up on Graymont Avenue, streets near Legion Field, at the Sheraton or along the parade route during the week of the Classic, will need a special vendor’s license from the City of Birmingham. Contact Vickie Miller in the City of Birmingham’s Finance Department at 205-254-2947.

People interested in parking cars in lots around or near Legion Field the week of the Classic, will need a special vendor’s license from the City of Birmingham. Contact Vickie Miller in the City of Birmingham’s Finance Department at 205-254-2947.