The ultimate Iron Bowl experience in Bham: Where to watch + what to eat at your “homegate”

Jordan-Hare Stadium
Who’s your pick—the Tigers or the Tide? Photo via Shanna Lockwood

The best week of the year has commenced. Not only do we get to eat delicious food and shop ’til we drop, but we get to watch the greatest rivalry of all-time in college football: Alabama versus Auburn at the Iron Bowl. The Iron Bowl is happening this Saturday, November 27 at 2:30PM. If you can’t make it do Jordan-Hare Stadium, don’t fret! We’ve got a list of watch parties in Bham, plus some mouth-watering local eats if you’re watching the game at home.

4 places to watch the Iron Bowl in Birmingham

Auburn Tigers versus Alabama Crimson Tide
Watchin’ on the big screen. Photo via

Birmingham, are you ready to watch the Iron Bowl on the big screen with good food, great drinks and even better company? We’ve got good news for you. There are Iron Bowl watch parties happening all over The Magic City on Saturday, November 27. Watch the Tide and the Tigers go head-to-head at these four watch parties:

1. Iron Bowl at Iron City

Iron Bowl at Iron City
Iron City is ready for you, Birmingham. Photo via Iron City

Head over to Birmingham’s favorite hangout to watch the Iron Bowl on the big screen. When we say big, we mean big. You’ll have to check it out for yourself!

2. The Hive is hosting

Iron Bowl at The Hive
Check out this Five Points South gem on game day. Photo via The Hive

It’s game time at The Hive. Grab a drink, plus a bite to eat and cheer on your team at The Hive. They’ll have sound on all of their TVs and be playing the game on their new projector screen.

3. The Iron Bowl in theatres at Sidewalk Fim

Iron Bowl at Sidewalk Film
A football-theatre experience like no other. Photo via Sidewalk Film

Claim your seat at Sidewalk Cinema to watch the big game. Alabama fans will have one theatre and Auburn fans will have another. Plus, the game will be on all 4 of the other extra-large TV’s in the bar, lounge and lab. Did we mention they’re serving food and drink specials?

4. Iron Bowl Bash at Cahaba Brewing Company

Iron Bowl at Cahaba Brewing
An ice-cold beer in one hand and a foam finger in the other. Photo via Bham Now

Spend your game day in the Taproom. Word on the street is that Cahaba Brewing will be playing the Iron Bowl on all nine of their TVs. They’ll be serving drink specials all day like pitcher specials, $5 Bloody Marys and $4 Mimosas, plus food on the Patio.

Watching at home? Pick up the perfect game-day meal

Pizza=the ultimate game-day food. Photo via Innovation Depot

Local Birmingham restaurants are *chef’s kiss* perfect. If you know, you know. So, if you’re throwing an Iron Bowl watch party this year, hosting a “homegate” or watching from the comfort of your couch, we’ve got you covered with delish local eats.

You hungry? Order from these local restaurants on game-day:

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Will you be at the game, at home or at a watch party this weekend? Let us know on Instagram.

Sonia Kerrigan
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