The Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun Sept 29th – October 1st

Our top picks for weekend fun around the Magic City this weekend! Get out and enjoy!

  • Alabama Fair at Oak Mountain Amphitheatre

Kicking off this weekend and running through the October 8th is the Alabama Fair! Attractions including: Royal Hanneford Circus, Pig Races, Thrill Shows, Petting zoo and more! Live music by: Jack Russell’s Great White, Bellamy Brothers, Montey De Durango and more!

Friday, 4pm – 11pm
Saturday, 11am – 11pm
Sunday, 12pm – 10pm

Check here more information on times, dates and admission prices

  • Irondale Whistle Stop Festival

Wide variety of art and food vendors from around the region located in the historic Downtown Irondale.

Saturday, 10am – 7pm

  • Griffin Farms in Helena

Opening Day at the Patch! Hayrides, Pumpkins, Tire Mountain, Hay Maze, Obstacles and more! Live music and yummy goodies! Every weekend in October, kicking of October 1st.

Sunday, Noon – 6:30pm

Cool tunes, craft brews and sweet views with these up-and-coming artists as well as everyone’s favorite cast iron statue, Vulcan. Chill out in Birmingham’s backyard with your lawn chairs and blankets and bring the whole family out to enjoy some of the country’s best new entertainers.

Sunday, 1pm – 6pm

  • Peppa Pig Live at the Alabama Theatre

An action-packed live show featuring your favorite characters as life size puppets and costume characters in Peppa Pig’s Surprise! Come join Peppa, George, Mummy Pig, Daddy Pig and more in an all singing, all-dancing adventure full of songs, games and surprises!

Sunday, 5pm


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