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Stone Mountain Park Annual Pumpkin Festival Returns Sept. 19

Stone Mountain Park’s all-new Pumpkin Festival – Play by Day, Glow by Night, an outdoor extravaganza returns bigger, better and brighter this year. Visitors are welcome to celebrate the splendor of autumn during the park’s Pumpkin Festival, a family tradition featuring dozens of new scenes, thousands of jack-o-lanterns, a giant glowing pumpkin tree, costumed characters, ... Read More

Birmingham Zoo to Open for Labor Day

In celebration of the Labor Day holiday, the Birmingham Zoo will be open on Monday, September 7 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. The Zoo will be offering a discounted admission of $8 to First Responders and Healthcare Workers (with valid ID/badge) and up to four (4) guests at $8 each from Saturday, September 5 ... Read More

Racing for Children’s Hosts Drive-In for a Cure

Racing for Children’s is shifting gears to host “Drive-In For A Cure” at Grand River Drive-In in Leeds on Saturday, Sept. 19 to benefit pediatric cancer patients at Children’s of Alabama. The movies are “Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby” and “Madagascar.” Reservations are $25 per car, available online at give.childrensal.org/drivein. Gates open at ... Read More

Fairytales and Frogs : The Royal March

Princes and Princesses! Lords and Ladies! Royals and Commoners alike! The Birmingham Zoo formally invites all fairytale characters, creatures, and yes, even some frogs, to attend our Royal March. Join us on Saturday, August 15, at 10:00am and 11:00am children (and adults) are encouraged to dress up in their favorite costume for a magical morning ... Read More

Kind is Cool. Join the Challenge

It’s been a rough few months to say the least. None of us could have possibly been prepared for a global pandemic. If you’re feeling a lot like you’re living in the upside down, you’re not alone. We’re tired, we’re cranky, we’re confused and anxious about all of the information being thrown at us. It’s ... Read More

You Can Now Rent Alabaster Movie Theater for $100

Get your family or a group of your friends together and see a movie on the big screen. For a limited time only, a discounted, flat-rate fee of $100 gets your group a private auditorium. Showtimes available from 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM daily. Seven days advance notice is required to book. The maximum group ... Read More

Your Guide To Geocaching In Birmingham

Are you familiar with Geocaching? If you have kids, you need to know about this activity, it’s great to do as a family and while staying socially distant! Geocaching is a treasure hunting game where you use a GPS to hide and seek containers in random places all over the world. You might be surprised ... Read More

Fun Indoor Activities To Beat the Summer Heat

When the temps start to rise sometimes we have to take a break from outdoor play to cool off a bit, but that doesn’t mean the kiddos have to be bored, there are still lots of things you can do to keep them moving and creating. Here are some ideas to beat the summer heat ... Read More

25 Things To Do With Kids In Birmingham

We know that summer bucket lists look a lot different this year as we continue to work on social distancing, but there are still plenty of things to do, here are our ideas for you! 25 Things To Do With Kids In Birmingham Where to See Animals: Birmingham Zoo Oak Mountain Petting Zoo Alabama Safari ... Read More

Independence Day at Desoto Caverns

Celebrate the 4th of July at Desoto Caverns! The Independence Day celebration on July 4, 2020 will feature live entertainment throughout the day including shows by an internationally acclaimed professional fire dancer, giant bubble shows, Streetmosphere Shows, Craft Artisan Demonstrations, and more! You will also be able to enjoy  daily tours of the Majestic Caverns ... Read More