Magic City ePLEX
The Magic City ePLEX is an e-sports / virtual reality arena and "gaming incubator" located at the Crestwood Festival Center at 7001 Crestwood Boulevard. In addition to providing video games ranging from retro-console games to racecar simulators and multi-user virtual reality space, the facility is set up to host competitive events, including high school esports championships. The venue includes a restaurant with beer and wine available.
The facility, owned by Chris Donaldson, opened on November 1, 2019. Rene Cain of Fultondale's Superfly Trampoline Park is the general manager. Donaldson has plans to open a second location in Huntsville.
- Thomas, Erica (September 23, 2019) "Trussville native opening state-of-the-art e-sports arena in Birmingham." Trussville Tribune
- Magic City ePLEX website