Birmingham Splash Pads and Waterparks

Birmingham Area Splash Pads and Waterparks

Splash Pads and Waterparks are the best way to cool off during the hot summer months. Lucky for you Birmingham has lots of options! Here’s a list of water fun in and around our area! Birmingham Area Splash Pads and Waterparks Alabama Splash Adventure Water and Amusement Park Cost: General Admission: Adults [18-54]$29.95  Senior [55+]$25.95 ... Read More

Day out with Thomas

Day Out with Thomas, The Friendship Tour

All aboard! Thomas the Tank Engine invites little engineers to join him for a day of friendship and family fun at Day Out with Thomas: The Friendship Tour 2017. Children everywhere can spend a day with their friend Thomas when the #1 Engine pulls into Calera, Alabama on May 20-21, 2017. Day Out with Thomas: ... Read More

Review: Surge Trampoline Park

While kids (and teachers) are counting down to end of the school year, we parents are starting to panic as summer gets ever closer. If you haven’t yet gotten together your list of indoor places for burning off energy so the sun doesn’t burn us to death – NOW IS THE TIME! A great addition ... Read More

Dream Big Family Sleepover McWane

Dream Big Family Sleepover at McWane

How about a night inside of your favorite science museum? The McWane Science Center is hosting a family sleepover this summer and you’re invited! This family sleepover will make you Dream Big as you design, build, and test out feats of engineering genius. Create towers, catapults, and anything else you can imagine before heading to ... Read More

The Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Activities May 12th – May 14th

Another busy weekend with plenty of things to choose from! Here are our top picks for fun in the ‘Ham this weekend! Buck Creek Festival: The Buck Creek Festival is a free, family-friendly community event held on the second weekend of May in Helena’s Amphitheater Park. On the banks of Buck Creek, just below the ... Read More

Design Zone at McWane Science Center

We always love seeing what new exhibits come to McWane in the Summer, check out Design Zone! What does it take to create an addictive and fun video game? How many beats per second does a DJ need to get bodies moving on the dance floor? What goes behind creating a roller coaster or a ... Read More

Summer Fun at the Birmingham Zoo

The Big news at the Birmingham Zoo this summer is PIRATES! You’re invited to set rail on the all new Pirate Red Diamond Express Train Ride at the Zoo! The Zoo’s newest attraction promises to be both entertaining as well as inspiring and is designed to send an important message about water conservation. Guests of ... Read More

Mother’s Day Goodies for Moms in Birmingham

Several local places are getting in on spreading the love to Moms this Mother’s Day, here’s a list of some of the things you can take advantage of for free (or discounted!) Beef O’Bradys – Moms eat for FREE on Mother’s Day. Treat your Mom and bring her to Beef’s on Sunday Birmingham Botanical Gardens ... Read More

2017 Birmingham International Street Fair

It’s back! The 5th Annual Birmingham International Street Fair will take place Saturday, 10am – 4pm, May 13th in Downtown Birmingham on 3rd Ave N and 20th Street N! This free event celebrates the diversity of Birmingham through food, music, dance and art. Join us for dance lessons, drum circles and a taste of the ... Read More

Summer Fun at the McWane Science Center

McWane Science Center is packed full of fun year round, but we always love the unveiling of a new exhibit, this years Summer Exhibit is Design Zone, a highly interactive, hands-on exhibition where visitors can explore a variety of creative concepts to learn the processes and tools needed to create a successful design. In addition ... Read More