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Free Zoo Tickets from Red Diamond Coffee and Tea

Red Diamond Coffee and Tea, a long time sponsor of the Birmingham Zoo is offering a special deal for tickets now through September 5th! Anyone can receive two free tickets to the Birmingham Zoo by purchasing & submitting a valid receipt for two Red Diamond coffee products or two gallons of Ready to Drink tea. Available at ... Read More

Coyote Drive In

Tips for Family Fun at Coyote Drive In

If you like movies and laid back fun with your family, you need to pay a visit to the Coyote Drive-In. My girls and I have a movie obsession, and we’ve quickly become big fans of the new(ish) drive in. We’ve been several times now and have several movies we’re planning to see once they’re ... Read More

Rail Safety Day: Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum

The Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum is teaming up with Operation Lifesaver to bring you Rail Safety Awareness Day. Free Train Rides & fun family activities! Alabama Operation LifeSaver, the Alabama Department of Transportation, and the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum co-sponsor Rail Safety Day at the museum! Come see exhibits, safety activities, as well ... Read More

The Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun! May 26th – May 29th

  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 new Pirate train* and carousel*, enjoy Schaeffer Eye Center Wildlife Shows and experience all the Zoo has to offer. In honor of Memorial Day weekend, the Zoo is giving ... Read More

Salsa Showdown

Salsa Showdown

The 7th annual Salsa Showdown is a fundraising competition among local restaurants & catering companies to determine who offers the best salsa, guacamole, queso, and specialty dip.  Admission will include sampling privileges at each competitor’s station, a ballot for casting an “Audience Choice” vote, Piñata Smash with prizes, kids activities, access to live entertainment, cooking demos, ... Read More

Summer Fun and Activities in Birmingham

2017 Summer Events and Activities In Birmingham

It’s the Mother of all Summer Fun Lists, just in time for summer. We’ve taken the best of BirminghamMommy’s Resource Lists and put them all together for you here. Many of these activities are Free or Cheap, so you won’t have to worry about breaking the bank to keep the kiddos busy. Summer Events and ... Read More

Parrots and Pirates at the Birmingham Zoo

Pirates, parrots and more are invited to the Birmingham Zoo to join the celebration of Parrots and Pirates on Saturday, June 3, from 10am-2pm. Festivites are free for Members or with paid admission to the Zoo. Children are encouraged to dress up in their favorite pirate (or parrot!) costume for the exciting day when the ... Read More

Let Them Be Bored!

“I’m Bored!!” How many days into summer do think it will be before you hear that? Thinking back on your childhood, there was probably a lot of unstructured time in your summers. We hear so often that our moms sent us out and we came home when the street lights came on. This is untrue ... Read More

Birmingham Summer Festivals and Concerts

2017 Birmingham Area Summer Festivals And Concerts

Festivals and Concerts are a great way to get outside and enjoy some family time this summer, if music and festivals are your thing, here’s a list of what’s coming up this summer around Birmingham! Birmingham Area Summer Festivals and Concerts   Steel City Jazz Festival at Linn Park: Today’s Premier Jazz Artists Sprinkled With ... Read More

The Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Activities for May 19th-21st

McWane After Dark, Science of Sound: Gear up for McWane After Dark: The Science of Sound. Enjoy hands on science activities focused on sound while listening to some incredible acts brought to you by Secret Stages and Birmingham Mountain Radio. Admission includes three musical acts, access to four levels of McWane Adventure Halls, beer tastings ... Read More