Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun March 15th – March 17th

  • Birmingham Bulls Hockey – Pelham Ice Complex

V. Peoria Rivermen

As You Walk Through the Door, Your Hearts Starts Pumping! The irresistible lure of HOCKEY and the buzz of a packed house causes your ADRENALIN to surge. The music is PUMPING, the lights fade and the smoke swirls – and that’s just the beginning. Monster hits, UNBELIEVABLE GOALS and in-your-face hockey keeps you on the edge of your seat. The action is NON-STOP! With heart pounding music, and contests, what are you waiting for? It’s an EXPERIENCE to remember.

Friday, 7:30pm
Saturday, 7pm

  • St Patrick’s Day Parade – 5 points South

Put on some green and come out to the 35th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, led by the Ian Sturrock Memorial Pipe Band.

Come early for kids activities, live music and brunch or stay after the parade to grab some lunch, dinner or a drink from any of the participating merchants who will be offering Irish food and drink specials ALL day from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. While getting into the Irish spirit, grab a great spot to watch the parade with the family or visit one our many indoor music venues.

Saturday March 16th from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Saturday, 11am

  • Birmingham Hammerfest – Lakeview

The inaugural Birmingham Hammerfest fueled by Gatorade Zero is the place to be on March 16th. Eighteen USA CRITS D1 professional cycling teams will be racing through the streets of the Lakeview District. This exciting, fast-paced criterium racing is not just for the pros. Amateurs and juniors will be tackling the same course and putting their skills to the test.

This family-friendly weekend includes something for all ages with the Thomas Waters State Farm Kids’ Zone featuring inflatables, arts and crafts, bike obstacle courses and more. Kids of all ages can deck out their bikes/trikes St. Patty’s style and show off their wheels in the Lil’ Shamrock fun ride during the Regions Bank Community Hour. Ride your bike to Lakeview and park at the Lewis & Feldman bike valet and visit their cycle pits for bicycle maintenance courses. Enjoy local food trucks or head up to the excitement and festivities at the restaurants and bars along 7th Avenue and 29th St.

Saturday, 8am – 4pm

  • Cherry Blossom Festival – Birmingham Botanical Gardens

2019 Sakura Matsuri at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens!

Saturday, 10am – 4pm

  • Tannehill Trade Days – Tannehill State Park

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

For even more events happening this weekend and beyond, make sure to keep an eye on our Events Calendar!

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