5 exciting ways to have fun at the BJCC this summer, including Topgolf


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Looking for delicious food, drinks and exciting entertainment in Birmingham? We rounded up five ways you can have fun this summer at The BJCC—read on to learn more!

Visit The BJCC website to see all upcoming events in Birmingham’s premier entertainment district.

1. Attend a Legion FC game ⚽

Legion FC
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The 2023 season for the beloved Legion FC is already in full swing, but you have plenty of opportunities to see the Legion in action! Tickets start at just $10 a game, and season tickets are available as well.

Upcoming home games include:

  • Saturday, July 29 at 6:30PM — Legion FC vs. Charleston Battery — TICKETS
  • Saturday, August 12 at 6:30PM — Legion FC vs. Sacramento Republic FC — TICKETS
  • Saturday, August 19 at 4:30PM — Legion FC vs. Louisville City FC — TICKETS
  • Sunday, August 27 at 4:00PM — Legion FC vs. Detroit City FC — TICKETS
  • Sunday, September 10 at 4:00PM — Legion FC vs. New Mexico United — TICKETS
  • Wednesday, September 20 at 7:00PM — Legion FC vs. Memphis 901 FC — TICKETS
  • Sunday, September 24 at 4:00PM — Legion FC vs. Miami FC — TICKETS
  • Sunday, October 8 at 4:00PM — Legion FC vs. Monterey Bay FC — TICKETS

2. Take a swing at Topgolf

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Whether you’re getting in a few practice swings alone or partying with friends and family, Topgolf Birmingham has something for everyone. The Topgolf experience includes complimentary golf clubs, three floors with 100+ hitting bays, high-tech balls that automatically count your score and much more. Plus, Topgolf’s climate-controlled hitting bays make it comfortable even on the hottest Alabama summer day.

In addition to golf, the Topgolf campus includes private event spaces, a bar & restaurant, a rooftop terrace with fire pits and over 200 HDTVs!

3. Catch a concert at Legacy Arena or the BJCC Concert Hall

Los Tigres del Norte at a recent performance at the BJCC Concert Hall. (BJCC)

When it comes to concerts in The Magic City, no one does it bigger and better than The BJCC. There are several exciting concerts just around the corner, including:

Learn more about upcoming events at The BJCC.

4. Marvel at the dinosaurs of Jurassic Quest

(Jurassic Quest)
(Jurassic Quest)

From August 18-20, countless life-size animatronic dinosaurs will take over The BJCC North Exhibition Hall! Jurassic Quest—the largest and most realistic dinosaur event in North America—will feature:

  • 80+ animatronic dinosaurs including a Spinosaurus, an Apatosaurus and a Gigantic T-Rex!
  • Dinosaurs rides
  • Cute, interactive baby dinosaurs
  • Dinosaur crafts
  • And much more!

Plus, kids will love activities like digging for fossils, bouncing on inflatables and playing in the “Triceratots” play area.

Click here to learn more about Jurassic Quest and get your tickets!

5. Plan a night out in Uptown!


The BJCC is conveniently located in the heart of the Uptown Entertainment District, Birmingham’s one-stop-shop for food, drink, entertainment and more. This entertainment district has a bit of everything, including delectable food and retail options like:

That’s not all—Uptown is also home to entertainment options like Uptown Jazz and the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame, which houses over 5,000 sports artifacts related to some of the biggest names in football, baseball and more.

For more ideas, check out our guide to spending a day in Uptown.

What are you planning to do at The BJCC this summer? Tag us @bhamnow to let us know!

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