5 Fall Events in Birmingham Not to Miss

Fall is a great time to get out and enjoy all that the Magic City has to offer, not to mention there’s a lot to choose from when it comes to fun. Here is a list of 5 events we think you need to know about! Which one are you looking forward to most?

Greek Festival
Holy Trinity Cross
October 3rd (10:30am – 10pm) October 4th (10:30am – 10pm)  October 5th (10:30am – 10pm)

One of Birmingham’s oldest and most anticipated cultural events. The festival has been an act of love from Birmingham’s Greek community to the city of Birmingham going back four generations. During our three-day Festival you will experience the Greeks’ legendary zest for life and delicious authentic Greek cuisine. In addition to the food you will enjoy Greek music, dancing, and a warm spirited atmosphere that embraces everyone as family. As thousands of returning patrons can attest, you will leave a devoted fan.

The festival offers free admission, indoor and outdoor dining, and food plates are individually priced. Be sure to stroll through The Greek Market Place which has Mediterranean and Orthodox Christian souvenirs.

Railroad Park
October 5th 12pm – 7pm

Person putting mustard on a pretzel at Oktoberfest

Birmingham’s Biggest German-Themed Party. Put on your lederhosen and head out to Birmingham Oktoberfest! Enjoy a variety of deliciously cold beers, German food, live music, and an abundance of games and Oktoberfest themed activities!

Visit their website to purchase tickets

Magic City Mac N Cheese Fest
Macy’s at Brookwood Village
October 6th 1pm – 5pm

Small cups of Mac N Cheese for taste testing festival

Enjoy tasting various types of mac and cheese from your favorite restaurants, caterers, and food trucks in the Birmingham area. We will have vegan, meat-lovers, white cheddar – a little something for everyone.

Free activities for children; pets are welcome; and there will be beer, cocktails, sodas, and water available for sale.

$15 Early Bird Ticket Sales
$20 Day of Ticket
$5 Children 12 and under
Children 5 and under free!

Trucks by the Tracks
Railroad Park
October 13th 11am – 4pm

Your favorite Birmingham food trucks all in one place! Live music, lawn games, and family activities.

Moss Rock Festival
The Preserve in Hoover
November 2nd (1oam – 5pm) and 3rd (10am -4pm)

Grab friends and family and get outside to the Moss Rock Festival at The Preserve in Hoover. Explore Nature, SmartLIVING, Art + Design at Alabama’s premier eco-creative festival. Innovation, imagination, and fun await 10,000 visitors under a blanket of fall colors at this idyllic neighborhood setting adjacent to Hoover’s own 350 acre Moss Rock Preserve. MRF features 100 exhibiting artists inspired by nature; +Design artisans, makers & special exhibitions; a tiny home; SmartLIVING ideas and marketplace for food, home, body, and health; live music; The Sweetery; Beer Garden craft tasting event (ticketed); WonderKid Studios; Nature enthusiasts district, Greenway Pathway Expo, and Aspiring Gardeners zone; guided hikes; eco:drive outdoor show rooms; a fly fishing workshop, rock climbing wall & rope bridge; School Planet Project sculptures; popular local food trucks and other festival favorites; big giveaways, and much more.

Weekend Pass $12 (on sale September 15)

Gate (Adults):
$10 Adult 1 Day Pass
$15 Weekend Ticket (Sat & Sun)

Gate (Kids & Students):
Kids 15 & under Free
$5 Student 1 Day Ticket (Student ID required)

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