Magic Overview

Fast facts

League: Eastern Conference Southeast Division

Head Coach: Jamahl Mosley

Team Mascot: Stuff the Magic Dragon

Year Opened: 2010

Capacity: 18846

City / State: Orlando / Florida

Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

Magic vs Hawks

Rival Team: Atlanta Hawks

The Magic and Hawks both play in the Southeast division, which has led to the creation of a fierce intra-division rivalry. The rivalry really took off in 2004 when Dwight Howard was drafted by the Magic and Josh Smith by the Hawks, since then the two teams have faced off in the playoffs twice with each team taking one of the series.

Magic vs Heat

Rival Team: Miami Heat

No matter how good or bad either of these teams are, there is always lots of pride on the line when these two Sunshine State-based teams get together. You’ll always find plenty of both teams fans at these game, which creates an intense atmosphere that is among the best you’ll find in the NBA.

Magic Stadium Guide

In Game

Orlando’s Amway Center offers one of the most amenity packed experiences in the NBA. Right, when you arrive at the Amway Center you’ll be greeted with the impressive Orlando Magic Fan Fest. Fan Fest is reminiscent of the tailgate towns you’ll find at NFL and college football games and is a great place to hangout before the game. Here you’ll encounter all kinds of pregame activities including live music and interactive games.

Once inside the arena, there are nine restaurants and countless concession options. No matter what type of cuisine you have a craving for you’ll find it here at the Amway Center. There are also lots of beers on tap as well, so you won’t leave the arena thirsty either.

Amway Center even has an excellent kids area called Stuff’s Magic Castle. This play structure offers plenty for kids to do and even gives kids the chance to get an autograph from the Magic Mascot, Stuff. If you’re a bit older, the Magic Fan Experience is a must see. This interactive experience allows you to relive all the best Magic moments of the past, so be sure to check it out.

Once the game begins, you’ll enjoy beautiful sight lines and some excellent in-game entertainment. Stuff and the Magic Dancers put on an incredible show that accompanies the action well, which combined with the arena’s many amenities will leave you feeling that you got your monies worth.

The incredible wealth of entertainment options inside and outside Amway Center make attending a Magic game an excellent way to spend your entertainment dollars.

Things to check out

Orlando Magic Fan Fest

Orlando Magic Fan Fest takes place two hours before the game and is an excellent way to get into the game day spirit. At Fan Fest, you’ll find music, food, and games that will entertain you right up until tipoff.

One80 Lounge and Other in Arena Restaurants

The Amway Center is home to nine outstanding bars and restaurants. These establishments offer something for everyone so check out the list to see, which one is the best fit for you. The most impressive of these options is the One80 Lounge, which features a full VIP experience. Those of you looking for a fine dining experience will want to stop at the One80 Lounge where you can find everything you seek including bottle service.

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Magic Fan Experience

Diehard Magic fans need to stop by the Magic Fan Experience before the game. The Magic Fan Experience allows you to experience all the most incredible Magic moments and players of the past through an interactive experience.


The Plaza presents not only an excellent place to meet up with friends before the game but also a great place to do some shopping or grab a bite to eat. Stop by the Plaza before the game if you’re looking for something to do.

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Stuff’s Magic Castle

Located on the Promenade Level, Stuff’s Magic Castle is the perfect place to take the kids. At Stuff’s Magic Castle kids can climb through the gymnasium, play some hoops, and even get a picture with Stuff himself, so make sure to stop by.

Orlando on Demand

Those of you making your first visit to Orlando will want to stop by Orlando on Demand to learn more about the city and its attractions. Even if you’re a local, Orlando on Demand still provides plenty of valuable information about upcoming events in the city so stop by and check it out.

Orlando Magic Team Shop

If you want to pick up a souvenir or a gift for a friend then the Orlando Magic Team Shop is the place to do so. At the team shop you’ll find any Magic gear you could ever want, so check it out.

Tower Spire

The Tower Spire stands an impressive 180 feet tall and is the signature design element of the Amway Center. Make sure to check out this iconic feature of Downtown Orlando during your visit to the Amway Center.

Stuff the Magic Dragon

Stuff has been the official mascot of the Magic since their inception and gets into many crazy antics during a game. He is particularly well-known for his high-flying dunks and break dancing, so keep your eyes peeled for him.

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Orlando Magic Dancers

The Magic Dancers provide excellent in-game entertainment and will keep your attention throughout the game. These talented dancers perform a variety of different routines, so don’t miss them during your visit to the Amway Center.

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Fight Songs

  1. Orlando Magic Theme Song

Magic Bars & Restaurants

  1. Artisan’s Table

    Artisans Table

    Airy, spacious restaurant serving modern American fare with global accents from morning till night.

    55 W Church St #128, Orlando, FL 32801, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  2. Gitto’s Pizza

    Gittos Pizza

    Homey spot for hand tossed pies & other Italian-American classics in casual digs, plus beer & wine.

    120 Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32801, USA


    Bar website

    pizza - $

  3. 310 Restaurants


    American fare furnished on a patio or in an upscale yet casual interior overlooking Lake Eola.

    301 E Pine St, Orlando, FL 32801, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  4. Kres Chophouse

    Kres Chophouse

    Historic building houses a modern, bustling steakhouse with happy hours & late-night dining.

    17 W Church St, Orlando, FL 32801, USA


    Bar website

    steakhouse - $$$

  5. Finnhenry’s


    Neighborhood tavern serving modern pub eats in a laid-back setting lined with framed photos & ads.

    39 N Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32801, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  6. The Courtesy

    The Courtesy

    Their handcrafted cocktails are made from spirits and ingredients of only the highest caliber.

    114 N Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32801, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  7. The Woods

    The Woods

    Boutique bar with specialty cocktails & 70+ craft beers on the 2nd floor of a historic building.

    49 N Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32801, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  8. Harry Buffalo

    Harry Buffalo

    Restaurant & bar chain serving New American fare, bison burgers & more in a lively setting.

    129 W Church St, Orlando, FL 32801, USA


    Bar website

    american - $

  9. Wall Street Plaza

    Wall Street Plaza

    Whether you are coming for Happy Hour, a Friday night Block Party or Sunday Funday, we’ll have the drinks ready for you.

    26 Wall St, Orlando, FL 32801, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  10. Hamburger Mary’s

    Hamburger Marys

    American bar & grill chain where diner classics & cocktails meet quirky entertainment.

    110 W Church St, Orlando, FL 32801, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  11. Ember


    Varied New American fare served in an indoor-outdoor restaurant & bar with a Mediterranean feel.

    42 W Central Blvd, Orlando, FL 32801, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  12. Harp & Celt Irish Pub & Restaurant

    Harp and Celt Irish Pub and Restaurant

    Lively, 2-story space with cozy wood booths provides an Irish-pub setting for classic eats & brews.

    25 S Magnolia Ave, Orlando, FL 32801, USA


    Bar website

    european - $$

  13. Casey’s On Central

    Caseys On Central

    Adorned with sports memorabilia, this lively hangout hosts bands nightly & offers happy hour deals.

    50 E Central Blvd, Orlando, FL 32801, USA


    Bar website

    sportsbar - $

  14. Lizzy McCormack’s

    Lizzy McCormacks

    Laid-back homey spot adorned in vintage pictures serves up bar eats & drinks, plus outdoor seating.

    55 N Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32801, USA


    Bar website

    european - $$

  15. Bullitt Bar

    Bullitt Bar

    Energetic, cocktail spot with live rock music, comedy nights & other special events.

    33 E Pine St, Orlando, FL 32801, USA


    Bar website

    american - $

  16. Chillers


    Simply say the words “Church Street” to anyone who has ever been to downtown Orlando, and they will most likely say, “Chillers”.

    33 W Church St, Orlando, FL 32801, USA


    Bar website

    american - $

  17. Magic Grill

    Magic Grill

    Roomy, modern sports bar with large windows & outdoor seating offering elevated American classics.

    400 W Church St, Orlando, FL 32801, USA


    Bar website

    sportsbar - $