Beaker Bash 2019: Carnivale

At McWane Science Center, science is a celebration full of magical experiences, forces of nature, and fun. So, we feel it is only fitting that we theme Beaker Bash 2019 to illustrate the incredible wonders of science. As such, we are excited to unveil to you our theme for the 2019 event: “Carnivale”. This February, ... Read More

Martin Luther King Jr Day at the Birmingham Zoo

In the spirit of service, the Zoo will be hosting a Food Drive in partnership with the Community Food Bank of Central Alabama on Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Monday, January 21, 2019. Guests are encouraged to bring a non-perishable or canned food item* and will receive half-price admission* to the Zoo.  While you’re here, watch a ... Read More

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun January 18th – 20th

What’s happening around the Magic City this weekend? Read on for some great events that will be fun for the whole family! Birmingham Bulls Hockey – Pelham Civic Complex Vs Pensacola Ice Flyers As You Walk Through the Door, Your Hearts Starts Pumping! The irresistible lure of HOCKEY and the buzz of a packed house ... Read More

Birmingham Lunar Eclipse Viewing Party

This Sunday, January 20, starting at 8:36PM, we will experience our only lunar eclipse for 2019. The total lunar eclipse will last approximately five hours, and will end at 1:48AM on January 21st. Totality is expected to occur at 11:12PM. If you would like to get out and witness this for yourself, you’re in luck! ... Read More

BrickFair Alabama LEGO Fan Expo

The BrickFair LEGO Fan Expo is coming back to the Magic City!! If you have (or you are) a LEGO Fanatic, you’re going to want to make plans to attend! BrickFair offers endless inspiration, playing opportunities, camaraderie and chances to win LEGO! Explore the larger LEGO community, discover creative building techniques and take home great ... Read More

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun January 11th – 13th

  Bulls Broncs and Barrels – Blount County Agri-Business Center Celebrate an American tradition this winter as the Lone Star Rodeo Company brings its BULLS, BRONCS, & BARRELS TOUR to the Agri-Business Center for two nights of competition. The events get underway at 7:30 p.m. including Bareback Bronc Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding, Brahma Bull Riding, ... Read More

Marvel Universe Live

Marvel fans, assemble for this live, legendary battle to defend the universe from evil. The Avengers, the Guardians of the Galaxy and Spider-Man join forces with Doctor Strange, master of the mystic arts, in a race against time to recover the Wand of Watoomb before it falls into Loki’s hands in this all-new, spectacular arena ... Read More

Magic Moments Magic Show

On January 13, Magic Moments will be hosting the first annual Magic Moments Magic Show at the Alabama Theatre. This event is unique. We will be using it as a fundraising opportunity to bring even more magic to chronically ill children in 2019 while also inviting back previous magic moment recipients and their families. Make ... Read More

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun January 4th – 6th

Top picks for weekend fun on this first weekend of the New Year! Ice Skating at Railroad Park It’s the last weekend to ice skate at Railroad park! Open through January 6, 2019, this year’s rink will bring a magical, wintry atmosphere to the Regions Bank 17th Street Plaza. Take a spin on the ice ... Read More

Monster Jam Returns to Birmingham

Monster Jam ® , the unexpected, unscripted and unforgettable, most family-friendly motor sport in the world today will tear through Birmingham, AL for three adrenaline pumping Triple Threat Series TM events at Legacy Arena at BJCC on January 5 & 6, 2019. Featuring eight of the most intense athletes of Monster Jam, Birmingham fans will ... Read More