St James' Park
Magic Weekend 2023
Make this Magic Weekend one to remember! 12 teams, 2 days, 1 mega celebration in the Toon. The festival of Super League at St James’ Park, Newcastle, will take place on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 June, 2023.
This summer, enjoy a full round of Betfred Super League hosted in the city famous for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere, providing a great experience for all fans.
When you’re there, make the most of the unique pass-out system and unreserved seating, allowing you to explore the Fan Zone on Strawberry Place before returning to your seats to get your sports fix.
Saturday, 3 June
1:30pm - Salford Red Devils v Hull KR
3:45pm - Wigan Warriors v Catalans Dragons
6pm - Leeds Rhinos v Castleford Tigers
Sunday, 4 June
12pm - Wakefield Trinity v Leigh Leopards
2:15pm - St Helens v Huddersfield Giants
4:30pm - Hull FC v Warrington Wolves
Fans make Magic Weekend and we are working closely with local authorities to ensure that you enjoy the smoothest possible travel experience.
The latest travel advice is set out below.
We are expecting some disruption to train services on Saturday 3 June, with industrial action set to affect Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, LNER, Northern and other train operators. You are advised to plan ahead, check nearer the day for the latest timetable information and in particular to check when your last train is expected to depart. Trains are still expected to be running but with a limited service and so remain an option for travel.
Alternatively, coach options remain available from Leeds, Liverpool and Manchester to Newcastle on the Saturday 3 June for fans travelling from either side on the Pennines.
Season Ticket Holders
If you’re a Season Ticket Holder/ club member at any of the 12 Betfred Super League clubs, buy directly from their ticket office and you'll receive a 50% discount.
Category 3 – Enjoy the action from behind the sticks with Unreserved Seating in the Leazes or Gallowgate Stands.
Category 2 – See the drama from the side-line in Unreserved Seating in the North Stand, letting you follow your alliances throughout the weekend.
Category 1 – Benefit from reserved seating throughout the entire weekend within the Milburn Stand.
Platinum Seats – Experience Magic in style with reserved padded seats, an exclusive stadium entrance, and access to the Platinum Club bar.
*Please note, all attendees under the age of 13 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
|Gallowgate Stand||Leazes Stand|
|Hull KR||Salford Red Devils|
|Catalans Dragons||Wigan Warriors|
|Castleford Tigers||Leeds Rhinos|
|Leigh Leopards||Wakefield Trinity|
|Huddersfield Giants||St Helens|
|Warrington Wolves||Hull FC|
Pass Out System
Between 6 huge fixtures, a fan zone, and in-bowl entertainment, all hosted in a vibrant City centre close to bars, eateries, and leisure attractions, fans have the freedom to pass in and out of the stadium throughout the event, allowing you to get the full MAGIC weekend experience.
A range of hot and cold snacks, soft drinks and alcohol will be available to purchase in all concourse areas. Once purchased within the stadium, alcohol cannot be taken outside into the city. While some kiosks do accept cash within the concourse area, we encourage fans, where possible, to bring a credit or debit card to purchase refreshments. The majority of kiosks within St James’ Park are CASH-LESS.
Please note that no large amount of food can be taken inside the stadium from outside. The amount of food allowed will be at the discretion of Newcastle United staff. Bottles and cans are also not permitted. If you have specific dietary requirements, please contact the steward at your stadium entry point. Permission may be granted following appropriate checks.
Luggage / Pushchairs
We regret to inform you that there are no areas to store luggage and/or pushchairs at St. James’ Park during Magic Weekend. Luggage items larger than A4 size are not allowed into the stadium for security reasons. Appropriate discretion will be used for ladies’ handbags, baby changing bags, etc. and will be subject to the standard security checks.
There is a sensory room available with specialist staff to assist. It was designed to create a safe therapeutic space, to promote resilience and recovery, and is located next to an internal viewing area, assigned specifically to those using the sensory room. The sensory room is a soundproofed room consisting of sensory toys and lights. This room is used when a person is experiencing a sensory overload and wishes to use a quiet space. The sensory viewing area is a box with a maximum capacity of 12 people, this box is partially soundproofed to allow a degree of the atmosphere into the room. To be able to access the Sensory Room, please email the following information to Ticketing@rfl.co.uk ahead of the event; Full Name, Email Address used for booking, Booking Reference.
There are disabled toilets in all supporter areas of the stadium which can be opened with a radar key. Please contact your nearest steward for assistance.
There is a quiet room available should anyone wish to use this space for practising multi-faith or quiet reflection. If you need to use this room, please alert your nearest steward who will direct you to this room.
Register your Interest
Interested in booking as a group? Rally up your friends and family to save a massive 40% when you book as a group of 15 or more. Register your interest or find out more information by contacting groups@RLcommercial.co.uk