Free Admission for Veteran’s at the Birmingham Zoo

In honor of this special holiday, all veterans, active and retired military and their dependents will receive FREE admission on November 11, 12 and 13! Bring your proof of military identification to take part in all the fun the Zoo has to offer. Ride the train* and carousel,* watch a sea lion training demonstration and ... Read More

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Dia de los Muertos Festival Birmingham

It is sure to be an energetic Day of the Dead Festival (Dia de los Muertos numero catorce). This year is the fourteenth year of the festival will take place on Wednesday, November 2nd, at Cahaba Brewing Co. Please do NOT bring your pets or cooler or picnic baskets. Please do bring yourselves and friends ... Read More

Moss Rock Festival

On November 5 and 6, 2016 Hoover, Alabama will be a regional focus for art, design and environmental lovers everywhere with the return of the 9th Annual Moss Rock Festival. This highly anticipated one-of-a-kind outdoor eco-creative festival, which in 2012 welcomed 15,000 visitors to The Preserve in Hoover, will explore nature and Eco-Ideas in the ... Read More

Vettes-4-Vets Honored with Outback Steakhouse Grand Opening

Outback Steakhouse is celebrating its newest opening in Hoover on Wednesday, October 12. To celebrate the grand opening there will be a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce and Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce at 4 p.m. Plus, to give back to the local community, the restaurant will host a Give ... Read More

Ice Skating Comes to Railroad Park

You might have seen the hint if you attended Trucks By the Tracks a couple of weeks ago at Railroad Park, but the announcement is official… this winter season you’ll be able to lace up your skates and skate around a 50′ by 70′ foot rink with real ice starting the day after Thanksgiving, Nov. ... Read More

Half-Price Admission for Pokémon Go Players

We all know that the Birmingham Zoo has been generous to Pokemon Go players over the last couple of months with their special events.. Now they’ve extended their generosity to the end of this year with this fun deal! Pokémon have been spotted on site! With many areas of the Birmingham Zoo being part of ... Read More

Holiday Film Series: Alabama Theatre

The Alabama Theatre has just announced it’s lineup for their 2016 Holiday Film Series.. Tickets are on sale now, online at or by phone at 800-745-3000. So go ahead and mark your calendar for your family’s favorite movies! Tickets for all movies are $8 each, with the exception of The Polar Express which is ... Read More

Disney on Ice Presents Dream Big!

Believing is just the beginning when dreamers from Birmingham witness the empowering tales of Disney’s most courageous leading ladies told through artistic skating and acrobatics in Disney On Ice presents Dream Big. Audiences are invited to join eight Disney Princesses – Ariel, Belle, Cinderella, Rapunzel, Tiana, Jasmine, Aurora and Snow White – as they embark ... Read More

Sip, Savor and Save: Southern Women’s Show

When the Southern Women’s Show returns to the BJCC September 29-October 2 it brings four days geared just for Magic City gals. Want to experience this season’s best fashion, food, fun and festivities for less? Here’s the Frugal Fashionista’s Guide to the show: The show’s 2016 edition includes: TGIF – Early Bird Gets the Swag. ... Read More

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