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​ASU’s Fall Activities Usher in the Season

May 30, 2023

By Hazel Scott/ASUSpending your autumn days surrounded by beautiful fall foliage is an absolute must, and what better way to experience the season than to enjoy some fall activities that Alabama State University has selected for awe-inspired moments.You might begin your journey by dancing your night away during President Quinton T. Ross, Jr.’s signature President Gala, and continue by attending the Magic City Classic, Homecoming, the Turkey Day Parade and the Turkey Day Classic.Below are some fun fall activities that ASU has scheduled for Hornet Nation and its supporters. SEPTEMBER 1, President’s Gala7 p.m., with VIP Reception at 6 p.m.Dunn-Oliver AcadomeSOLD OUT SEPTEMBER 2, Labor Day ClassicAlabama State Hornets vs. Southern Jaguars (White Out)5 p.m.​, ASU Stadium, Montgomery, Ala.Tickets:, ASU Ticket OfficeTelevised on ESPN SEPTEMBER 9, Inaugural RunBuzz Run 5KCheck-In 6:30 a.m.Race Starts: 7:30 a.m. Stinger’s Fun Run (for kids 4-12)Check-In: 8 a.m.Race Starts: 9 a.m.Both races are part of ASU’s Military Appreciation weekend. For entry fees and to preregister for both races, visit SEPTEMBER 21, Fall Convocation11 a.m. Dunn-Oliver AcadomePublic is welcome OCTOBER 1-7, Homecoming WeekHighlightsStudent Concert -- Oct. 6Featuring Live Performances by Glorilla, Boosie Badazz and Young NudyDunn-Oliver Acadome, ASU CampusTickets: ASU Box Office, Heritage Barbershop, and online at or charge by phone: 1-800-514-3849 ASU vs. Bethune-Cookman -- Oct. 7 at 2 p.m.ASU Stadium, Montgomery, Ala.(Breast Cancer & Domestic Violence Awareness - Wear Pink & Purple)Tickets:, ASU Ticket OfficeTelevised: HBCUGO TV OCTOBER 3, Miss ASU Coronation7 p.m. , Doors open at 6 p.m.Dunn-Oliver AcadomeOpen to the Public OCTOBER 26-28, Magic City ClassicHighlightsParade, Oct. 28, 8 a.m.Streets of Downtown Birmingham.Televised Live: Fox6, as well as Gray Television affiliates in Huntsville, Montgomery, Dothan and Mobile Coors Light Tailgate Party, Oct. 28, 10 a.m. GamedayOutside of Gates on West Side of Legion FieldEntertainment, giveaways and more ASU vs. Alabama A&M, Oct. 28 at 2:30 p.m.Legion Field, Birmingham, AlabamaTickets: 1-877-332-7804Televised: ESPN NOVEMBER 4, Port City ClassicASU vs. Grambling State (Gold Out)4 p.m., Ladd-Peebles Stadium, 1621 Virginia St., Mobile, Ala.Tickets: Stadium Box Office NOVEMBER 23, Turkey Day Classic Parade & GameParade, 9 a.m.Downtown Montgomery 99th Turkey Day ClassicASU vs. Tuskegee University2 p.m., ASU StadiumTickets: ASU Box Office DECEMBER 1, Fall Commencement Convocation (In Person)8:45 a.m. Ceremony1:45 p.m. CeremonyASU Stadium

SEPTEMBER 1, President’s GalaSOLD OUTSEPTEMBER 2, Labor Day ClassicSEPTEMBER 9, Inaugural RunSEPTEMBER 21, Fall ConvocationOCTOBER 1-7, Homecoming WeekHighlightsOCTOBER 3, Miss ASU CoronationOCTOBER 26-28, Magic City ClassicHighlightsNOVEMBER 4, Port City ClassicNOVEMBER 23, Turkey Day Classic Parade & GameDECEMBER 1, Fall Commencement Convocation (In Person)