The Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Activities

There’s no shortage of fun to be had in Birmingham when it comes to the weekends. Here are our TOP 5 Picks for this weekend! 1. America’s Thrift Store Open House: Stop by for some FREE family fun and goodies! Saturday, April 22 10am – 4pm Alabaster Location Free hot dogs Free drinks and cookies (while ... Read More

Family Friday at Railroad Park

Get the entire family on track to better health with this fun hour of low to high impact activity designed to promote exercise for all ages. Families are invited to enjoy team activities like kickball, soccer or wiffle ball. Each class will begin with a warm up and light stretching, followed by the game of ... Read More

America’s Thrift Store Open House

America’s Thrift store in Alabaster is hosting an Open House on Saturday, April 22nd and you’re invited!! Stop by for some family fun and goodies! Free hot dogs Free drinks and cookies (while supplies last) Free snow cones for the first 100 people from Kona Ice beginning at 1 p.m. Free giveaways from Pepsi (shirts, caps, ... Read More

Birmingham Barons 2017 Season

The Birmingham Barons are getting ready to kick off their 2017 Season! The Barons continue to top their attendance record from the inaugural season and it’s no surprise when you consider what a fun family night out you can have by attending a game. Each home game features a fun promotion and the festivities get ... Read More

Spring Fever at McWane Science Center

Head to McWane Science Center for Spring Fever March 1st-April 15th! Symptoms include: science, wonder and fun! There is so much going on at McWane during Spring Fever! Join them for special deals and awesome educational programming. Each Monday, enjoy $10 combo tickets! Be on the lookout for special discount days and free prizes on social ... Read More

Festival of Tulips at American Village

One of my favorite things about Spring is the beautiful flowers.. and Tulips are one of my favorite! Did you know that American Village in Montevallo has over 70,000 tulips just waiting to be picked? Festival of Tulips at American Village: Imagine strolling through over 70,000 blooming tulips with replicas of some of America’s most ... Read More

Spring Time at the Birmingham Zoo

Spring time is always one of our favorite times to visit the zoo, as the weather warms up it’s a great way to get out and enjoy the weather and hopefully catch the animals out enjoying it too! In addition to their Spring Break Camps, here are some other things you can expect to see ... Read More

Spring Break Ideas for Families in Birmingham

Spring Break doesn’t always mean traveling and if you’re planning on taking a Staycation right here in Birmingham, see if you can work your way through this list of local activities. Spring Break Ideas for Birmingham McWane Science Center Join McWane Science Center for Spring Fever March 1st-April 15th! Symptoms include: science, wonder and fun!There ... Read More

33rd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Put on some green and head out to The 33rd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade presented by REV Birmingham and Five Points South, led by the Ian Sturrock Memorial Pipe Band on Saturday March 11, 2017 from 1:30pm to 2:30pm. Come early or stay after the parade on Saturday to grab some lunch, dinner or a drink ... Read More

Family Camp-Out Night at Railroad Park

Join Railroad Park as they offer families the opportunity to pitch a tent and enjoy a night under the stars on Birmingham’s front lawn! This urban camping experience welcomes children and their families the chance to encounter nature through an interactive, educational setting. You’ll get to: sharpen your navigation skills with an orienteering lesson, discover ... Read More