Fall Festivals and Special Events In Birmingham

Fall-llelujah!! Who is ready for some serious fall fun!?! And this list? It’s just the beginning! Here’s your rundown on all the festivals and special events happening around Birmingham this fall!

Fall Festivals and Special Events In Birmingham

St George Middle Eastern Food Festival

Experience a wide variety of Middle Eastern food including baked Kibbee, Hummus, Baklava, Greek chicken, and more!

When: Thursday, September 22nd – Saturday, September 24th | 11am – 8pm each day
Where: Saint George Melkite Catholic Church

Homestead Hollow


Arts & crafts vendors, food and more.

When: Friday September 23rd – Sunday September 25th | 9am – 5pm daily
Where: 1161 Murphree’s Valley Road, Springville
Price: $10 at the gate

Aww Shucks Festival

Bring out the entire family and your pups to, so you can enjoy the festivities! Cool things to do, vendors, and food truck, CHEAP EATS!

When: Saturday, September 24th | 12pm – 5pm
Where: Cahaba Brewing
Price: Free Admission

20th Annual Fiesta Birmingham

Music, dance, performing arts, visual arts, children’s activities, cultural education, authentic Latin food as well as community and health-related resources are all part of the event.

When: Saturday, September 24th
Where: Linn Park

Alabama Butterbean Festival

Vendors, food booths, crafts tables, music, cooking contests, children’s activities, fireworks and more.

When: Friday, September 30th & Saturday October 1st | 6pm – 10pm Friday and 9am – 4pm Saturday
Where: Downtown Pinson
Price: Free

Whistle Stop Festival 

Live music, food, vendors, children’s activities and more.

When: Saturday October 1 | 10am – 5pm
Where: 310 29th Street South, Irondale
Price: Free

Picnic at Railroad Park

Community event featuring music, food, children’s activities and more!

When: Sunday, October 2nd | 12pm – 5pm
Where: Railroad Park
Price: Free Admission

St Symeon Food and Culture Fair

Outdoor marketplace with food and gifts, choir concert, church tours throughout the event.

When: Saturday, October 8th | 9am – 3pm
Where: St. Symeon Orthodox Church, Clairmont Ave

Grand Riverfest

Get ready for the Fall Grand RiverFest with 80 vendors! Enjoy arts, crafts, fashion, food, face painting, balloon art, bounce houses, and more!

When: Sunday, October 9th | 12pm – 5pm
Where: Outlet Shops of Grand River
Price: Free Admission

Greek Food Festival

Birmingham’s oldest and most anticipated cultural event that offers an abundance of delicious Greek cuisine.

When: Thursday October 13th – Saturday, October 15th | 10:30am -9:30pm each day
Where: Holy Trinity-Holy Cross
Price: The open air festival offers free admission. Outside tented seating for dining will be available. Food plates are individually priced and the Greek pastries will be pre-packaged and sold in the food lines.

Mt Laurel Fall Festival 

The Mt Laurel Fall Festival returns October 15th! Celebrate fall in the beautiful Town of Mt Laurel and enjoy a day shopping our vibrant street fair, savor dishes from the best local food trucks, and strolling the idyllic streets of one of Birmingham’s best neighborhoods.

When: Saturday October 15th | 10am – 3pm
Where: Town of Mt Laurel
Price: Charge for Activities

Flicks Among the Flowers

The Addams Family will be on the big screen for his free family–friendly event, featuring a costume contest and trick-or-treating for the kids. Gates open at 5 p.m. Movie will begin at sunset (around 6:30 p.m.). Bring a blanket or a low profile lawn chair.

When: Friday, October 21st | 6:30pm
Where: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
Price: Free ($5 Donation encouraged)

Harvest Festival

Celebrate Fall and welcome the beautiful Autumn colors that grace our Oak Mountain each year!
Hay Rides! Bounce Houses! Shopping with LOCAL Artists! Food Trucks! Pony Rides! Yard Games! Guided Hikes! Crafts! Educational Treetop Nature Trail Tours! Pet Friendly! MORE!

When: Saturday, October 22nd | 9pm – 4pm
Where: Oak Mountain State Park
Price: Age 3 and under are free | Age 4-11 are $2 each | Age 12-61 are $5 each |  Age 62+ are $2 each *Military and Veterans FREE*
(Annual Passes are Valid)



Dog-friendly activities, food trucks, vendors, hay rides, children’s activities, microchip clinic and more.

When: Sunday, October 30th |
Where: Helena Amphitheater
Price: $5, 18 and under free

Dia De Los Muertos

Commemorative altars, art installation, memorial roll call, food trucks, beer garden, music and more. Festival is inspired by traditions in Mexico, paying tribute to loved ones who’ve passed away. Hosted by Bare Hands Inc., a nonprofit organization.

When: Wednesday, November 2nd } 4pm – 10pm
Where: Sloss Furnaces
Price: $15 in advance | $20 at the gate | 12 and younger are free

Moss Rock Festival

The perfect outdoor eco-creative festival with a regional focus on art + design.

When: Saturday-Sunday, November 5-6 | Saturday 10AM-5PM, Sunday 10AM-4PM
Where: Hoover Metropolitan Complex, 5500 Stadium Trace Parkway, Hoover, AL 35244
Price: Advance – $10 | At Gate – 12 | Kids 15 + under – FREE


Magic City Mac N Cheese Festival

Family/pet friendly outdoor event showcasing the ultimate comfort food: mac n’ cheese! Live music, kids’ zone, food & drink benefitting CGS.

When: Sunday, November 13th | 1pm – 4pm
Where: Back Forty Beer Company
Price: $15 Early bird | $20 Day of tickets | $5 children 12 and under | Children under 12 are free

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