November Events Not to Miss in Birmingham

November is jam packed with fun and plenty of things to be thankful for, here are some events not to miss this month!

Dia De Los Muertos

Bare Hands, Inc.’s Día de los Muertos festival is one of the most intricate Day of the Dead celebrations in the Southeast. From massive art installations, music performances and beautiful costumes, to a procession with puppets, homemade altars (ofrendas) and food trucks, Día de los Muertos Número 20 will be an event you do not want to miss!

When: Wednesday, November 2nd | 4pm – 10pm
Where: Sloss Furnaces

Ticket Info:
$15 in Advance, $20 at the Gate, Free for Children 12 years of age & younger
Purchase HERE

Moss Rock Festival

This one-of-a-kind outdoor fall festival welcomes thousands of visitors annually to explore Nature, Art+Design, and SmartLIVING themes. It will be a weekend where discoveries are the norm! Grab friends and family and get outside for this premier fall festival in Alabama.

When: November 5th 10am – 5pm  | November 6th 10am – 4pm
Where: Hoover Met

Ticket Info:
Advance Tickets
$10 Day Ticket
Kids 15 & under Free!

Gate Tickets:
$12 Day Ticket
Kids 15 & under Free!
Credit Cards are preferred for processing Gate ticket purchases.
Purchase HERE

Fall Foliage Express at Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum

When the air becomes crisp and the green trees begin to turn crimson and orange, everyone in the South knows two things are coming: fall foliage and SEC football. Truly, autumn in Alabama brings the beauty of the season unlike anywhere else in the country. Come to Calera to ride the rails of the old Alabama Mineral Railroad and enjoy the season’s changing colors as you never have before.

When: November 5th and 12th | Various Times
Where: Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum
Purchase Tickets HERE

Veteran’s Day at American Village

Attend Veterans Day at American Village as they host a special event honoring veterans, activity military + their families. Take part in a Service of Thanksgiving, wreath-laying + family-friendly activities.

When: November 11th | 10am – 4pm
Where: American Village
More Info HERE

Veterans Day Weekend at the Birmingham Zoo

FREE admission to veterans, active and retired military, including five dependents (up to six total) all weekend Friday, November 11 through Sunday, November 13. Guests must show proof of military service (military ID card, dependent ID card, or driver’s license with veteran’s designation) at the ticket booth to receive free entry into the Zoo.

Your Zoo also offers Military service members: active, retired, and their dependents a discount on Birmingham Zoo Memberships! Stop by our Membership booth for pricing, more information, and to purchase or renew your Military Family Membership!

When: November 11th -13th
Where: Birmingham Zoo

More info HERE

Magic City Mac N Cheese Festival

Small cups of Mac N Cheese for taste testing festival

A day of family fun activities, delicious food and beverages, and some friendly competition among local eateries, food trucks, caterers, and cook teams! Held at Back Forty Beer Company rain or shine! All proceeds go to Community Grief Support to provide free counseling, support groups, and community grief education in the Birmingham area. May the best mac n’ cheese win!

When: Sunday, November 13th | 1pm – 4pm
Where: Back Forty Beer Company

Ticket Info:
$15 Early Bird Ticket Sales
$20 Day of Ticket
$5 Children 12 and under
Children 5 and under are free!
Purchase HERE

Glow Wild at the Birmingham Zoo

It’s the kick off of the Birmingham Zoo’s larger-than-life illuminated experience, Glow Wild: An Animal Lantern Celebration! This extraordinary event will be held on select nights from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm during the months of November, December, and January. Watch the Zoo come alive with larger-than-life, jaw-dropping wild animal and sea life lantern creations brilliantly lighting up the night! Take a ride on the Red Diamond Express Train* or go for a spin on the Protective Life Carousel*. Spend all winter long with your Birmingham Zoo and GLOW WILD into the new year!

Opens November 16th and runs select nights through January
More info HERE

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