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Family Camp Out Night

Family Camp-Out Night presented by Publix returns! Join us Saturday, June 23 to June 24. More details TBA. Stay tuned! One night a year, we convert a special section of Railroad Park into an interactive campground for families. A host of experts will give lessons on everything from astronomy to camp cooking to orienteering‐with some ... Read More

Summer Fun at Desoto Caverns

So much fun happening this summer at Desoto Caverns! Check these special events and add them to your summer fun list! Streetmosphere Saturdays On Select Saturdays from 11am-1pm, there will free street entertainment in the park! From face painting to balloon animals, you and your family won’t want to miss Streetmosphere Saturdays! Saturday, June 9 ... Read More

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun June 1st – June 3rd

Helloooooo, June! Holy Cow! We made it through May! Now it’s time for some summer fun… Check out these top picks for fun happening around the Magic City this weekend! Summer Reading Kickoff Birmingham Public Library The Birmingham Public Library will host its second annual Summer Learning Kickoff Celebration on June 1 at the Central ... Read More

Vulcan Birthday Bash

Vulcan’s 114th Birthday Bash

The Big man has a Big Birthday coming up!! Make plans to attend the BIGGEST birthday bash in Birmingham! Vulcan may be the world’s largest cast iron statue, but he still needs help blowing out his birthday candles! There are activities for the whole family in celebration of the Big Guy’s 114th Birthday. Admission is ... Read More

Beauty and the Beast Sensory Friendly Performance

A significant portion of Red Mountain Theatre Company’s mission is inclusion and accessibility to the performing arts for all people, including those with disabilities. RMTC is pleased to partner with the Autism Society of Alabama to offer a Sensory-Friendly Performance of Beauty and the Beast for patrons affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders and other sensory, ... Read More

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun Memorial Day Edition

If you’re planning on hanging around the ‘Ham this Memorial Day Weekend, here are some things to keep you busy! Memorial Day Weekend at the Birmingham Zoo Spend your Memorial Day weekend at the Birmingham Zoo. Splash in the fountains, take a ride on the train* and carousel*, enjoy Wildlife Shows and experience all the ... Read More

Memorial Day Weekend at the Birmingham Zoo

Spend your Memorial Day weekend at the Birmingham Zoo. Splash in the fountains, take a ride on the train* and carousel*, enjoy Wildlife Shows and experience all the Zoo has to offer. In honor of Memorial Day weekend, the Zoo is giving FREE admission to veterans as well as all active and retired military and ... Read More

Salsa Showdown

8th Annual Salsa Showdown

It’s time again for the Sidewalk Film Festivals 8th Annual Salsa Showdown! All the chips and dip you can eat with the purchase of one ticket! Restaurants and vendors from across Alabama will convene to compete for best salsa, queso, guacamole, and specialty dip – both audience choice and jury choice. Live music, piñata smashes, ... Read More

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun May 18th – May 20th

Summer time is THISCLOSE! Here are some fun happenings going on around Birmingham this last weekend of the school year! Shelby County Weekend at the Birmingham Zoo On Friday, May 18, and Saturday, May 19 all Shelby County residents and employees (with ID) will receive 50% off general admission to the Birmingham Zoo! The Zoo ... Read More

Celebrate Summer at McWane Science Center

School is out, and science is IN at McWane Science Center! Special days include McWane’s 20th Birthday Bash, camps, deals, IMAX films and much more! Dinosaurs in Motion: Dinosaurs in Motion engages and educates the visitor using magnificent, fully interactive, life-size metal dinosaur sculptures created by North Carolina artist John Payne. An amazing blend of science, ... Read More