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Boo at the Zoo

Boo at the Zoo, Birmingham Zoo

Make plans to head to the Birmingham Zoo for Boo at the Zoo presented by Wells Fargo! Watch as the Zoo transforms into a destination of spooky attractions for 16 nights of Boo at the Zoo. New this year, come experience the thrill of Bug-A-BOO, larger than life animatronic bugs! Fun for all ages, take ... Read More

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Sleepover

Calling all muggles: Grab your sleeping bag and cross Platform 9 ¾ to McWane’s School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! Enjoy a fish and chips dinner in the Great Hall before heading to class to explore the science of magic (and magical beasts!) Make your own wizard wand, concoct potions, attend a Care of Magical Creatures ... Read More

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PikaZOO – A Pokémon Go Event

You’re invited to the second PikaZOO, a special Pokémon Go event at the Birmingham Zoo from 4-7pm on Sunday, September 25. Enjoy 3 hours of lures at the Zoo’s 29 Pokéstops, and battle one another at the Zoo’s 2 gyms.  All Zoo pathways will be open, some animals will be on exhibit. A special Poké ... Read More

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Artwalk 2016

Artwalk is an arts festival that transforms Birmingham’s loft neighborhood into an arts district, featuring the work of more than 100 visual artists, live musicians, street performers, food and drink vendors, and children’s activities. The event is free to the public and in the last three years has become a much anticipated fall event drawing ... Read More

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Trucks By the Tracks at Railroad Park

Railroad Park’s 5th annual Trucks by the Tracks food truck festival, which will be held September 18, 11am-5pm. Thirty food trucks and carts will serve up tasty favorites, from hot chicken and coastal seafood to donuts and ice cream. 1st Avenue South in front of the park between 16th Street and 18th Street will be ... Read More

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Labor Day Fun with the Birmingham Barons

Grab  the kids and head out to Regions Field on Sunday, Sept. 4th and Monday, Sept. 5th for one last celebration of summer! The Brighthouse Family Fun Park will be FREE of charge to all children in attendance. The first 100 kids 12 & under to enter the Serra Kia Entrance will receive a surprise ... Read More

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Birmingham Dental Practice Accepts Donations for Baton Rouge

Just Kids Dental, headquartered in Birmingham, has a Baton Rouge office that services 18,000 children and their families. The Birmingham based team is responding to the victims of the historic flood by collecting donations and transporting them to Baton Rouge. Just Kids CEO, Chris Beard says his initial response of helping employees quickly expanded after ... Read More

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18th Annual Sidewalk Film Festival

The 18th Annual Sidewalk Film Festival will take place August 26-28, 2016 in downtown Birmingham’s historic theatre district. Sidewalk Film Festival has been named one of MovieMaker magazine’s Top 25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World two years in a row (2014, 2015) – be part of the magic of 200+ movies, parties, panels, workshops, ... Read More

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City of Birmingham Collecting Supplies for Baton Rouge

  Even if you barely watch the news, you’re sure to have come across the pictures and videos on social media of the historic flooding taking place in Baton Rouge, LA. More than 10,000 people have been forced into shelters with several parishes completely underwater. Families in Baton Rouge are facing complete loss of their ... Read More

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Special Events at the Birmingham Zoo

Lots of fun things lined up at the Birmingham Zoo this month! First up, PikaZoo A Pokemon Go Event: You’re invited to PikaZOO, a special nighttime Pokémon Go event at the Birmingham Zoo from 5:30-7:30pm on Thursday, August 25. Enjoy 2 hours of non-stop lures at the Zoo’s 25 Pokéstops, and battle one another at ... Read More