Looking for outstanding college football between top teams from the Southeastern Conference and American Athletic Conference this holiday season? Here’s good news: you don’t have to travel to Atlanta or New Orleans to get it – it’s right here in Birmingham.
It’s the 2018 Birmingham Bowl and it’s being played at historic Legion Field on Saturday, December 22, 2018. Tickets are now available for purchase and they are reasonably priced which is great considering that this is, after all, the holiday season.
Explore Birmingham Before & After The Birmingham Bowl
There is lots to do in Birmingham if you choose to make the Birmingham Bowl a weekend getaway or trip. You’ve got the McWane Science Center, Alabama Sports Hall of Fame, Birmingham Zoo, and Southern Museum of Flight to enjoy.
Plus – Birmingham is home to some of the most award-winning and nationally recognized restaurants in the country. Famous spots such as Highlands Bar & Grill, Bottega, and Hot & Hot Fish Club are just a few of the restaurants that have received national publicity and praise for their cuisine.
For nightlife, you’ve got lots of options to choose from including spots in Uptown, Five Points, and the Lakeview District. No matter what you are looking for, Birmingham has it within an easy drive from wherever you are staying.
Speaking of lodging, the Birmingham Bowl has contracted with these hotels to provide special rates for the weekend:
- Sheraton Hotel & Resorts
- Westin Hotels & Resorts
- Hyatt Regency
- Birmingham Marriott
- DoubleTree By Hilton at Birmingham Perimeter Park
- Hilton Birmingham at UAB
A Look Back at the 2017 Birmingham Bowl
Last year, the Birmingham Bowl saw a thrilling contest between South Florida and Texas Tech go down to the wire with South Florida winning 38-34. South Florida QB Quinton Flowers was the hero of the game, as he threw a 26-yard touchdown to receiver Tyre McCants with 16 seconds left in the game to secure the win.
This was the South Florida Bulls second straight appearance in the Birmingham Bowl and their second straight win. Who will be the star of this year’s Birmingham Bowl? Stay tuned to find out!
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