Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun April 19th – 21st


  • Oak Mountain State Fair at Oak Mountain Amphitheatre

The Oak Mountain fair is a family-friendly event featuring rides, attractions, food, and more. Free parking every day.

Friday, opens at 5:30pm, Admission $5
Saturday, opens at 12pm, Admission $8
Sunday, opens at 12pm, Admission $8

  • Farm Day at the Birmingham Zoo

The Junior League of Birmingham Hugh Kaul Children’s Zoo and Alabama Wilds will be host to activities and vendors from 10-2. Tractors, sheep shearing, weaving, and horseshoe-making demonstrations are just a few of the activities you’ll find around the Alabama Barn. Also, learn how farmers can be good neighbors to some of our local wildlife, including black bears and gopher tortoises. Event is free with admission.

Saturday, 10am – 2pm

  • Easter Egg Hunt at Helena Amphitheatre

The city of Helena’s annual Easter Egg Hunt is set and families should make plans now to be at the event the day before Easter. Fun for the entire family!

Saturday, 9am – 11am

  • Birmingham Barons at Regions Field

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A Double-A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox since 1986, the Barons have been a staple in the Birmingham community since 1885.

*Saturday, BARONS. BEETS. BATTLESTAR GALACTICA. For the first time ever at Regions Field, the Barons celebrate “The Office” and bring Scranton, PA to the Magic City. Tonight’s game will include Office themed on-field promotions and much mo

*Family Sundays feature face painting, a chance for kids to run the bases after the game, and other fun filled activities.

Saturday, 6:30pm
Sunday, 4pm

  • Tannehill Trade Days

Shoppers and swappers come from far and near to Tannehill Trade Days in search of tools, clothing, jewelry, knives, furniture and other treasures. We have 350+ vendors to come and see. Rain or shine.

Saturday, 8am – 4pm
Sunday, 8am – 4pm

If you’re looking for more Egg Hunts, there are still a few happening in and around Birmingham. Check out our full list of Easter Egg Hunts and Activities.

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