Zoo Fun Days 2019

Visit the Zoo during Zoo Fun Days to take advantage of discounted admission – $5 off all admission tickets! Guests will have the opportunity to see our two new African elephants in Trails of Africa, experience an up-close lion training at the Predator Zone, enjoy a Red Diamond Sea Lion Show and be surrounded by ... Read More

Bicentennial Day at Alabama State Parks

The Alabama State Parks Division is celebrating 200 years of Alabama statehood on the 200th day of 2019 – Friday, July 19 – by declaring it Bicentennial Day at Alabama State Parks!! On that day, Alabama’s state parks will offer free admission, free parking, and a 20 percent discount on overnight accommodations (some exceptions apply). ... Read More

Celebrate the Fourth of July All Weekend at the Birmingham Zoo

In celebration of the Fourth of July holiday, Birmingham Zoo invites the community to join us for four days of fun starting July 4 through July 7! In honor of Independence Day, the Zoo is giving FREE admission to veterans as well as all active and retired military and their dependents. Bring your proof of ... Read More

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun June 28th – June 30th

Top picks for weekend fun in the Magic City! Birmingham Barons at Regions Field V. Mobile Bay Bears General Admission seats remain the same price as in recent years with adult tickets available for $7.00. Children (12-years and younger), seniors (60 years and older) and members of the military receive $1.00 discounts on the listed ... Read More

African Heritage Festival

Celebrate vibrant traditions and cultures of regions throughout the African diaspora at the BMA’s free-of-charge African Heritage Festival. This family-oriented festival honors African heritage through art, crafts, music, dance, and more. Featuring a powerful performance by Atlanta-based African drumming and dance group Giwayen Mata. The 2018-2019 Family Festivals Series is presented by Medical Properties Trust. ... Read More

Birmingham Zoo Hosts 5th Annual Zoo, Brews & Full Moon Bar-B-Que

The Birmingham Zoo invites the community to the fifth annual Zoo, Brews and Full Moon Bar-B-Que event this Saturday, June 22 from 5:30pm until 8:30pm. Craft beer fans will love and enjoy a fantastic selection of drinks from some of the finest specialty brews around. Guest can enjoy samplings of over 100 beers from 37 ... Read More

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun June 14th – 16th

Alice in Wonderland at the Riverchase Galleria Join us at the Magic City Theatre Festival for a whimsical journey down the fated rabbit hole and into the off-kilter world of Wonderland. Inquisitive young Alice encounters the eccentric inhabitants of this fantastical land, including mock turtles, punctual rabbits, and dancing flora. Our young heroine struggles to ... Read More

Funky Food Truck Festival

Join us for a funky good time at Cahaba Brewing Company on Saturday, June 15th, from 1pm-5pm! We’ll have tasty food from these top Birmingham food trucks: Alloy Thai Restaurant, I Love Bacon Truck, Ono Ice, Rusty’s Bar-B-Q, Taco Morro Loco, and Urban Pops. We’ll even have treats from Fetch – A Treat Truck for ... Read More

Father’s Day Weekend at the Birmingham Zoo

In recognition of Father’s Day, with every paying adult, receive a FREE child’s admission to the Birmingham Zoo on June 15 and 16! Create memories that will last a lifetime at the Birmingham Zoo this Father’s Day.. WHEN Saturday, June 15 Sunday, June 16 OFFER Every paying adult, receive a FREE child’s admission *This offer ... Read More

5 Things to Know: Rock and Roll Playhouse

By: Amy Whitfield Richardson Looking for something unique to do as a family this Father’s Day? If you or the father in your life love good, live rock music, then look no further than The Rock and Roll Playhouse family concert series. Following a successful Mother’s Day celebration with The Music of The Beatles, The ... Read More