MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — Another big football game is making its way to the Gulf Coast: the Port City Classic returns at the beginning of November.

The Port City Classic is a football game between two Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The Alabama State Hornets and Gambling State Tigers will be going head-to-head this year.

The event’s website describes it as, “the premiere experience to build your personal and professional development through engaging opportunities surrounding the gridiron matchup.”

The weekend will be jam-packed with a comedy show, a business expo and more.

Events include:

Nov. 3 @ 9 a.m.Mobile Convention CenterBlack Business Expo
Nov. 3 @ 3 p.m.; Nov. 4 @ 7:30 a.m.Williamson High SchoolHBCU Cheer Clinic
Nov. 3 @ 7 p.m.Mobile Convention CenterDL Hughley Comedy Show feat. Comedian JJ
Nov. 4 @ 8 a.m.Ladd Peebles StadiumTailgate Festival
Nov. 4 @ 4 p.m. Ladd Peebles StadiumHalftime Show performance by Cupid

The main event, the game, is Nov. 4 at Ladd Peebles Stadium.


Event tickets can be purchased through the Port City Classic website.