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Birmingham Zoo Launches Virtual Zoo on Social Media

Birmingham Zoo Launches Virtual Zoo on Social Media The Birmingham Zoo has successfully launched a virtual zoo on social media. Already having gained thousands of views across the country, the new content aims to keep guests at home connected to the organization and animals they love. Dedicated Zoo staff have constructed a clever way to ... Read More

36th Annual St Patrick’s Day Parade

Put on some green and head out to the 36th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, led by the Ian Sturrock Memorial Pipe Band. Come early for kids activities, live music and brunch or stay after the parade to grab some lunch, dinner or a drink from any of the participating merchants who will be offering ... Read More

Event of the Week: Color4Friendship One-Mile Color Run

Join Friendship Circle of Alabama in raising awareness for individuals with special needs by taking part in a one mile COLOR RUN! The Color4Friendship Run is a 1 mile, un-timed event in which “Color Runners”, are doused from head to toe in different colors at different points throughout the mile. We are running to proclaim ... Read More

Member Appreciation Morning at the Birmingham Zoo

As a thank you for supporting the Zoo, Members ONLY are invited to a special Member Appreciation Morning this Saturday, March 14 from 8am until 9am. Members can enjoy special breakfast treats (while supplies last) and FREE rides until 9am. Don’t miss this chance to explore the Zoo before it opens to other guests with ... Read More

Exceptional Foundation Chili Cookoff

Mark your calendars for The Exceptional Foundation’s 16th Annual MortgageBanc Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, March 7, 2020 in the Upper Parking Lot at Macy’s Brookwood Village! The Chili Cook-Off is a family friendly event featuring live music, a kid zone, and all the chili you can eat. Last year, over 100 cook teams competed for ... Read More

4th Annual Festival of Tulips

Due to the weather, the Opening Day of the 4th annual Festival of Tulips has been moved to Saturday, February 22nd (weather permitting). Come and stroll through a field of 100,000 tulips in every color of the rainbow. Pick the ones you want to take home – tulips with the bulbs are only $1.50 each ... Read More

Parents vs Kids Night at Sidewalk Cinemas

In the Olympic Athlete Village, a young cross-country skier bonds with a volunteer doctor after her competition ends. Hey Parents, when’s the last time you went to the movies and saw a film meant for an adult audience? Months ago? Years maybe? Well, wait no longer! Join us for Parents vs. Kids Night at the ... Read More

Birmingham Mardi Gras Guide: Where to celebrate with the kids

Not able to make it down to the Big Easy for Mardi Gras this year? Good news! Whether you’re craving the food, the King Cake, or the parades, there are several options for celebrating here in the Magic City, and bonus points… they’re kid friendly! MOMS Club Mardi Gras Parade | February 25th, 4pm | ... Read More

Beaker Bash: Forecast Fun

It’s almost time for the McWane Science Center’s Annual fundraiser, Beaker Bash! Have you ever wondered how lightning works? Or why snowflakes never look alike? Find out the answers to questions like these and more at McWane Science Center’s biggest party of the year! You are invited to join us and your favorite meteorologists* as ... Read More

Guitar: The Instrument that Rocked the World

The McWane Science Center is Rockin’ with this new exhibit!! Experience the science of sound and the cultural impact of the guitar by exploring more than 70 instruments and 100 historical artifacts-ranging from the rare and antique to the wildly popular and innovative. This special exhibition from The National GUITAR Museum features hands-on interactives for ... Read More