Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun June 29th – July 1st

Lots of events happening in the Magic City to get you in the mood for this 4th of July, oh and Tacos!!! Here are our top picks for fun this weekend in Birmingham!

  • Birmingham Barons at Regions Field

V. Jacksonville

Friday, with Friday Fireworks – 7:05pm

Saturday, Replica Jersey Giveaway – 6:30pm

Sunday,  3:05pm Babe Ruff’s Birthday! Celebrate our beloved mascots birthday at Regions Field. Regions Baseball Giveaway. The first 500 fans through the gates will receive a regions baseball. Kids Run The BasesAs part of our Family Sunday’s at Regions Field, kids will be allowed to run the bases at the end of the game.

TacoFest – Avondale Brewery

SPIRE presents TACO FEST. TACO FEST will offer a sampling of Birmingham’s Best Tacos, while each vendor competes for the title of Birmingham’s Best Taco. Tacos will be judged by a panel of guest judges and the coveted People’s Choice Award will go to the taco with the most votes by attendees of the event. Not only will there be plenty of tacos for purchase, but there will be live music by J. Grubbs and The Midnight Howlers along with DJ Ulises on the HORNITOS STAGE, a kids’ area, margaritas, beer and lots of fun for the whole family.

Tickets are only $5 in advance and $10 at the door. TACO FEST is a fundraiser for Bare Hands Inc. and benefits our Bare Hands Art Club held at the downtown YWCA of Central Alabama and the annual Dia de Los Muertos Festival to be held November 2 at Pepper Place.

Saturday, 12pm – 5pm

  • Storytime and Activities – Barnes and Noble Summit

Before he was the beloved Pete the Cat, he was Pete the Kitty! Join Pete on a cat-tastic playdate as he learns a lesson about sharing with his friend, Grumpy Toad. Activities to follow.

Saturday, 11am – 12pm

  • Tannehill Independence Day Celebration

Carnival games, kids activities, live music and more.

Additional charges for special activities.

Day-Use Admission:
$5 Adults (12 years and older)
$4 Seniors (Ages 62 and older)
$3 Children (Ages 6-11)
ages 5 and under free

Saturday, 11am – 4pm

  • Fire on the Water at Oak Mountain

Join us for a day of fun and fireworks as we celebrate our Nation’s Independence Day!

Park Admission
$5 per Adult (age 12+)
$2 per Child (age 4 to 11)
$2 per Senior (age 62+)
Free for ages 3 & under

Sunday, Special events from 5pm – 9pm

For EVEN MORE 4th of July celebrations happening around town, make sure to check out our Full List Here

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