The famous Budweiser Clydesdale horses return to Birmingham this week to take part in several appearances throughout the city as well as march in our Veteran’s Day Parade.
On Nov. 10, the horses will be in Hoover with a meet and greet event called “Jingle and Mingle with the World Famous Budweiser Clydesdales.” This event will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Piggly Wiggly in Bluff Park and they will be joined by Hoover mayor Frank Brocato for a special ride.
On Nov. 11, the horses will be featured in Alabama’s 75th Annual National Veterans Day Parade in Birmingham. The horses will lead off the parade beginning at 11 a.m. alongside this year’s grand marshal Larry Lebeda. The horses will also be at the parade’s after-party at the Carrigan’s Public House from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. that day.
They will make their second parade appearance at the Lakeview District Trot Parade on Nov. 12 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The horses were formally introduced to the public in 1933 to help celebrate the end of the Prohibition era for beer. They have served as a symbol for the company ever since, spanning over 75 years’ worth of appearances.
You can find more information about these events and the Budweiser Clydesdales here.