Get ready! The Birmingham Bowl is almost here!


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The Birmingham Bowl returns to Legion Field this weekend.

Wake Forest and Memphis will face off in the 13th year of the game.The Birmingham Bowl has pumped $141 million into the Birmingham economy since 2006.This year organizers are looking forward to the game.

Mark Meadows,Birmingham Bowl executive director, stated, “The last two years we have been ranked in the top 10 as far as bowl games matchups and so we think this is another good one could be as many as 100 points scored in the game. So if you like a fun high scoring game come on out Saturday.”

A pep rally and street fest in Uptown will take place Friday to officially kick off the Birmingham bowl activities.

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