Day trip to the Chattanooga Aquarium

Ditch the shopping and the worrying for a day and take the kids to the Aquarium! Chattanooga is only about 2 hours away and will provide a nice day of holiday cheer. Catch a wave of fun at the Tennessee Aquarium Tropically clad “Santa” divers will lead visitors on an adventure through a spectacular coral ... Read More

A few more classes added at McWane!

We love the Little Labs at the McWane Center! They’ve just updated their calendar with January classes: Little Labs: These special classes are designed for children 3 years old to kindergarten age. Children will discover different topics in each Little Lab through hands-on experiments and activities. In order to attend a Little Lab, child must ... Read More

It's Time for Zoolight Safari!

Enjoy a fabulous night of lights, fun and holiday spirit as the Birmingham Zoo comes alive for 13 nights! It’s the only place in Birmingham where it snows every night. Also, enjoy an expanded light show synchronized to all your favorite holiday tunes! Be sure to stop at the Barn in the Children’s Zoo for ... Read More

Holiday With the Animals at the Birmingham Zoo

Come join Birmingham Zoo to celebrate Holiday with the Animals. Watch the animals open specially made presents from the keepers and volunteers. There will also be many kids’ activities such as making bird treats in Alabama Wilds, making puzzle feeders for one of your favorite animals and much more! Please come help the animals celebrate ... Read More

Breakfast with Santa at the Birmingham Zoo

Make your reservations early for this popular holiday event. Breakfast with Santa takes place in our Kudzoo Cafe and features a sumptuous breakfast followed by a visit from Ole Saint Nick himself with all of the children receiving a special treat. Call 205.879.0409 to make your reservations today! December 13th and 20th 11 am (all ... Read More

Friday Fireworks at the Summit!

Enjoy fireworks every Friday night at 7pm through December 19th at the Summit. Participating stores offer specials from the end of the show until closing. Gather next to Sephora for a great view. There is music and even a Santa making appearances for photos! ... Read More

Polar Express Pajama Party at McWane!

Celebrate the holidays again this year at McWane Science Center’s Annual Polar Express Pajama Parties, a magical holiday tradition for the entire family. Enjoy The Polar Express movie in the IMAX® Dome Theater and the Magic of Model Trains exhibit in the museum. Then, join the party while treating yourself to hot-chocolate, warm cookies and ... Read More

Breakfast with Santa at the Village Tavern

Join Santa at the Village Tavern for breakfast, crafts, photos with Santa and more. Tickets $15 – benefitting The Bell Center. Children under age 2 are free. Call 967-0111 for tickets. ... Read More

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever Presented by the Birmingham Children's Theatre

This year, mark your calendars for The Birmingham Children’s Theatre production of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. Sure to please the whole family, this year’s production will be at the BJCC on December 6th from 2-3 pm. Tickets $8 for children, $10 for adults. For more information, CLICK HERE! ... Read More