The Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun Dec 22nd – Dec 24th

Twas the Friday before Christmas and all through the Magic City…

  • Christmas at the Cave at Desoto Caverns

Join DeSoto Caverns for the most magical time of the year. Walk in a Winter “Underland” for a family-fun event for all ages. With holiday treats, classic Christmas movies, caroling and sing-a-longs, as well as a special visit from St. Nicholas himself, Christmas at the Cave at the majestic DeSoto Caverns is the best way for you and your family to spend the most wonderful time of the year.

Friday and Saturday, 5pm – 8pm
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  • Christmas Cow Party at CHOM

Sing songs and carols, and Christmas stories and Holiday Tales with Riverboat John, renowned storyteller and musician. Special Cookies and Milk snack! Santa Cow Story and make a Santa Cow ornament.

Saturday 10am – 4pm

  • Reindeer Dash Hosted by Pure Fitness

Dress up in your favorite Christmas character costume, bring your family and friends, and join in the festive 2 mile family friendly fun run. Then, stay afterwards for cookies, hot chocolate, awards, and door prizes.

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  • Family Pictures with Krampus at Books, Beans and Candles

A different take on a Holiday tradition, you can stop by and have a picture made with Krampus.

Saturday, 11am – 3pm

  • Christmas Lights!

Take advantage of the great Christmas light displays around Birmingham while you can! Make sure to visit Zoolight Safari at the Birmingham Zoo, or Shadracks Winter Wonderland at the Birmingham Race Course.

Have a Happy and Safe Holiday Weekend!

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