August Events Not to Miss in Birmingham

Don’t let the back to school blues get to you! Get ready to fill your August calendar with the hottest events in town! School might be starting back but there’s no shortage of fun to be had around town.

Water Play Day at Homewood Library

Slidin’ into the last week of Summer Reading, and what is better than an inflatable waterslide, mini pools, and cool treats to celebrate? Splash on down to the library for a sprinklin’ of festivities!

Tuesday August 1st: 10:30am – 11:30am

Birmingham Barons at Regions Field

vs. Rocket City Trash Pandas
Tuesday, August 1st: 7:05 –
Wednesday, August 2nd: 4:30 Wet Nose Wednesday, 2nd Game to Follow
Thursday, August 3rd: 7:05 Thirsty Thursday
Friday, August 4th: 7:05 Friday Night Fireworks
Saturday, August 5th: 6:30 Super Hero Night
Sunday, August 6th: 4:00 Family Day

Magic City Carnival at Cahaba Brewing 

Join the Pathways Junior Board at Cahaba Brewing Co for the Magic City Carnival, a fun, end-of-summer event for the whole family! Food, drinks, games, a bounce house, activities for kids and pets, a silent auction and more!

Entry to the event area is free! Game tickets are $1 each or $15 for 20 tickets. Purchase a wristband for $25 to get UNLIMITED TICKETS!

$40 VIP Pass includes a beer or mixed drink, a carnival snack food, and 15 game tickets.

All proceeds will benefit Pathways’ shelter for women and children experiencing homelessness.

Saturday, August 5th:  5pm – 8pm

Toy Story at Sidewalk Cinema

TOY STORY is playing at Sidewalk Cinema 8/3-8/6. 2:00 and 4:00 PM screenings on 8/3 are Early Bird Specials – which means $5 tickets, on-screen captioning, free coffee and more! *

  • Aug 3, 2023 at 02:00 pm – 03:30 pm (Thu)
  • Aug 3, 2023 at 04:00 pm – 05:30 pm (Thu)
  • Aug 3, 2023 at 06:00 pm – 07:30 pm (Thu)
  • Aug 4, 2023 at 05:00 pm – 06:30 pm (Fri)
  • Aug 5, 2023 at 02:00 pm – 03:30 pm (Sat)
  • Aug 6, 2023 at 04:45 pm – 06:15 pm (Sun)

Fairytales and Frogs at the Birmingham Zoo

Princes and Princesses! Lords and Ladies! Festivities will take place on Henley Park Lawn and are included in the price of Zoo admission for the day (free for Members). All guests (children and adults) are encouraged to dress up in their favorite costumes while meeting and taking photos with a multitude of royals for a magical day where fairytales come to life. We will be at Henley Park Lawn!

Price: Included in the price of Zoo admission for the day and free for Members.

Saturday, August 12th: 10am – 12pm

Birmingham Barons at Regions Field

vs. Chattanooga
Tuesday, August 15th: 7:05pm
Wednesday, August 16th: 7:05 Wet Nose Wednesday
Thursday, August 17th 7:05 Thirsty Thursday
Friday, August 18th: 7:05 Faith and Family Night
Saturday, August 19th 6:30pm Pyro Palooza
Sunday, August 20th 4:00pm Family Day

3rd Annual Dragon Boat Race and Festival at East Lake Park

Mitchell’s Place Dragon Boat Festival brings the most fun and unforgettable experience to the Birmingham area! See how well your team can compete against other local, corporate, and community teams to raise awareness for early intervention and autism spectrum disorder. This year’s festival is scheduled at East Lake Park near Ruffner Mountain. Please join us for a nice summer day, some friendly competition, a kids-zone, food trucks, a merchant market, music, and more!

Saturday, August 19th 8am – 3pm

Sidewalk Film Festival 

The 25th Annual Sidewalk Film Festival presented by Regions Bank is returning with a festival footprint that includes the Sidewalk Film Center and Cinema, the Alabama Theatre, the Lyric Theatre, The Kress Building Ballroom,  First Church Birmingham, the Alabama School of Fine Arts Dorothy Jemison Day Theatre, Recital Hall and Lecture Hall as well as the Steiner Auditorium at the Birmingham Museum of Art.

August 21st – 27th

Birmingham Barons at Regions Field

vs. Montgomery

Tuesday, August 29th: 7:05
Wednesday, August 30th. 7:05 Wet Nose Wednesday
Thursday, August 31st, 7:05 Thursday

Thank you to our site sponsors, Sophia Leece and Scott Boudreaux with LAH Sotheby’s Real Estate. For more information on what’s happening in the Birmingham Housing Market, or to schedule a free home buyer/seller consultation, you can reach them:

Sophia Leece, 205.895.9120 |
Scott Boudreaux, 205.835.9787 |

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *