Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun March 16th – March 18th

Our top picks for weekend fun this St. Paddy’s Day Weekend!

St. Patrick’s Day Parade Downtown

Visit the Chick-Fil-A Lucky Zone for kids from 11am to 1pm before the parade. They will be offering a kid-friendly area during the St. Patrick’s Day celebration with a bounce house, face painting, balloon artist, United Way Bike Rodeo, Birmingham Barons Speed Pitch, McWane Center activity, Museum of Art activity, Birmingham City fire truck, Birmingham City police horses, Chick-fil-A Cows, V from Vulcan, big machines from CraneWorks, etc. The event takes place in their parking lot before the Saint Patrick’s Day Parade begins.

CLICK HERE for parade map, live music, bag pipers, kids area details, food/drink specials and more.

Saturday, parade begins at 1:30pm – activities begin around 11am

St. Paddy’s Day Science at McWane

No luck of the Irish required, just plain ol’ science to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day!

Saturday, 9am – 5pm

St. Patrick’s Day at CHOM

Search the museum for lucky Shamrock Coins all day!
Trade coins for prizes in the Lucky Leprechaun Shoppe!
Activities Included in Paid Admission

Saturday, 10am -4pm

Storytime on the Mountain at Ruffner Mountain

Nature inspires creativity. Come join us at the Nature Center as we will listen to stories read by longtime Ruffner volunteer, Ms. Jerri. Then make a fun craft to take home! Free and no registration is required.

Saturday, 10am – 11am

Tannehill Trade Days at 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. (March – November) rain or shine. Day-Use Admission: $5 Adults (12 years and older) $4 Seniors (Ages 62 and older) $3 Children (Ages 6-11)

Saturday, 8am – 4pm
Sunday, 8am – 4pm

Our Sponsor:

Stanley Steemer provides professional deep cleaning services including carpet, tile & grout, upholstery, hardwood and air ducts. We also provide water restoration services.

Stanley Steemer of North Central Alabama services the greater Birmingham Metro Area and surrounding counties, spanning from Cullman to Clanton and from the Mississippi state line to the Georgia state line.

Stanley Steemer is the first carpet cleaning service certified asthma & allergy friendly by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, removing an average of 94% of common household allergens from carpet. 24/7 scheduling available!

Use Code: Mom30 for $30 off any service. (Minimum charges apply)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *