Orlando Magic's 2013-14 Home Opener Celebrates the 25th Anniversary Presented by Marriott Vacation Club

Orlando, Fla. (October 28, 2013) – The Orlando Magic will tip off their 25TH anniversary season in the Amway Center when they face the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday, November 1, tip off at 7:00 p.m. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and fans are encouraged to be in their seats by 7:00 p.m. for pregame festivities.

The Magic will tip off their season on October 29 when they travel to Indiana to take on the Pacers at 7 p.m. The game can be seen on FOX Sports Florida with coverage starting at 6:30 p.m. Radio coverage can be heard on ESPN 580 Orlando and in Spanish on elorlandmagic.com.

To celebrate the 25th anniversary, the team will honor Orlando Magic legend, Tracy McGrady on Nov. 1. In addition, as part of the Silver Season celebration, all fans will receive a silver 25th anniversary T-shirt.

Other home opening night highlights include:
Halftime performance by Quick Change
The first 2,500 fans will receive a collectible 8x10 photo featuring Tracy McGrady and Maurice Harkless
The first 5,000 fans will receive 25th anniversary Thunderstix
An exciting pregame player introduction featuring many special effects to introduce the 2013-14 team
Recognition of the Magic’s 25-year season ticket holders during the game
Live steel drum player at Ronas and Ritas in the Amway Center
Concourse entertainment includes face painting, balloon art, a photo booth, magicians and a caricature artist on the promenade level
An exciting Fan Fest, free and open to the public (begins at 5:00 p.m.), on Church Street (between Hughey and Division) will feature:
- Live band, Run For Cover
- Inflatable games
- Face painting
- Balloon art
- Photo Booth
- Magic Grill opens at 4 p.m.

Tickets are available for purchase online at www.orlandomagic.com , at the Amway Center box office (located on Church St.), at all TicketMaster outlets or by calling 1-800-4NBA-TIX. Ticket highlights for the Magic's 2013-14 Silver Season in the Amway Center, honored with TheStadiumBusiness Awards’ 2013 Customer Experience Award and named SportsBusiness Journal's 2012 Sports Facility of the Year, include: 2,500 seats priced $20 or less, 8,000 seats priced $40 or less and 9,000 seats priced $50 or under.