17th May 2017, 18:18 | magic_weekend
It’s just a few days until the Betfred Super League’s biggest party heads to Newcastle United’s St James’ Park for the Dacia Magic Weekend. We’ve pulled together a guide to help you make the most of the weekend.
Saturday May 20
14.30 – Widnes Vikings v Wakefield Trinity
16.45 – Hull FC v St Helens
19.00 – Wigan Warriors v Warrington Wolves
Sunday May 21
13.00 – Catalans Dragons v Huddersfield Giants
15.15 – Leigh Centurions v Salford Red Devils
17.30 – Castleford Tigers v Leeds Rhinos
The Matchday Box Office is located in the Milburn Stand will be open on both days:
Saturday 11:00 19:00
Sunday 10:00 - 18:00
You will be able to pick up pre-purchased tickets that haven’t been posted out and for other general ticket enquiries.
Turnstiles will be open approximately ninety minutes before the kick-off of the first game on each day.
For more information about ticketing and seating inside the stadium, CLICK HERE.
The ever-popular Fanzone will once again be open to the South of the Stadium, opposite the Sandman hotel.
The Fan Zone opening times are: Saturday 12pm – 6:30pm, Sunday 11am – 5pm
There will be loads of fun activities to get involved in, to get you ready for the red-hot Super League action:
Get the chance to have your picture taken with the trophy.
Super League legends will be dropping into the Fan Zone.
Our charity partners will also be in the Fan Zone:
There will be plenty of entertainment on the Fan Zone stage too, which will be hosted by Rugby AM’s Alex Simmons:
Make sure you've got your fancy dress ready for the Magic Weekend.
Plenty of fun in the Fan Zone, with street performers providing the entertainment.
As always, there will be loads of entertainment inside the stadium! In between watching some of the greatest Rugby League action on the planet, there will be plenty of fun for all the fans:
St James’ Park is easily accessible on foot from Newcastle city centre, just a 10-minute walk from the Central Station. The postcode for the stadium is NE1 4ST.
St James’ Park also has its own station in the Tyne & Wear metro network and is just a two minute from the stadium.
For more detailed information on travelling to the stadium by foot, car, metro, train and bus, see Newcastle United’s guide to accessing the stadium.
Our Partners NE1 are have a range on offers on for Magic Weekend ticket holders.
Just present your ticket to take advantage of some great offers in restaurants and bars in the The Gate and surrounding area, plus some shops within the city centre.
To see where you can gain these discounts, click here.
There will be loads of places to grab food and a couple of drinks around the stadium, with the following street-food vans located on Strawberry Place:
There are many great restaurants in the city centre if you want to grab some food after the action has finished. Check out the advice from our Newcastle blogger on the best places to eat in the city centre.
Newcastle also has a number of great bars and pubs to get a few drinks. Here are a few suggestions of places to get a few drinks around the city centre.