Spring Festivals and Special Events in Birmingham

Spring is in the air, and Birmingham is buzzing with excitement as it welcomes a season filled with vibrant festivals perfect for family fun! Whether you’re a local mom looking for a fun day out with the family or visitors searching for the best spring activities in the city, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve got a list full of spring festivals in Birmingham that are not to be missed.

Cottontail’s Village festival

This spring market brings hundreds of arts, crafts, food, clothing and jewelry vendors and lots of fun for a three day show!

Friday, March 1- Sunday, March 3 at the BJCC

20th Annual Chili Cook Off

All you can eat chili, live music, and a kid zone all profiting the exception foundation!

Saturday, March 2 at the Brookwood village

13th Annual Holi Festival

This colorful, family-friendly event brings fun and festivity as well as an Indian tradition and celebration of good over evil.

Saturday, March 16, 11am to 5pm at the Birmingham Museum of Art

Annual Cherry Blossom Festival

This festival showcases the beautifully rich Japanese culture as well as food, music, and even a martial arts demonstrations!

Saturday, March 30, 10am to 4pm at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Fido Fest

Get Ready to Unleash the Fun! Grab your furry friends and join us for the ultimate pet celebration at our 7th Annual Fido Fest.

Saturday, March 30th 11am – 3pm, Summit Shopping Center, AMC parking lot.

St. Elias Food & Cultural Festival

This festival provides plenty of family-friendly fun as well as live music and delicious food!

April 12- April 13

Mt. Laurel Spring festival

The gorgeous town of Mt. Laurel is offering shopping at the street fair, great food from local resturruants and food trucks, art pop ups, and live music!

Saturday, April 13, 10am to 3pm

Patton Creek Art Festival

This art festival brings talented artist from all over for you to support and admire!

Saturday, April 13- Sunday, April 14

Magnolia Festival

The Magnolia festival is a family-friendly event bringing a carnival, car show, live entertainment, food vendors, kid activities, arts and craft vendors, and a pooch parade!

Friday, April 19-Saturday, April 20 at the Gardendale Civic Center

Bob Sykes BBQ and Blues festival

This family-friendly event has local barbecue, live music, kids activities and art vendors all at the beautiful DeBardeleben Park.

Saturday, April 20, 12pm to 8pm at DeBardeleben Park

Spring Shopping festival

Shop all your favorite places at The Outlet Shops of Grand River for this one day shopping festival and marketplace!

Saturday, April 27 at The Shops of Grand River

Imagination festival

This festival allows kids to unleash their inner artist and creativity! Interactive workshops and projects immerse the kids in learning about art in a fun and cool way!

Saturday, April 29, 10am to 5pm

Sunday, April 20, 10am to 4pm

Sloss Furnaces

Creek Bank Festival

This festival is great for the whole family, they’ll have lots of food, live music, shopping, arts and crafts, and a full schedule of entertainment!

Saturday, May 18, 10am to 4pm at Leeds Memorial Park



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