4th of July celebrations are already underway, and we have a variety of free and cheap things to do in and around Birmingham! Here’s a concise list if you’re stuck!
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From eating BBQ and burning it off, to getting free cash and enjoying huge fireworks displays, don’t miss the family fun! Check back for updates throughout the weekend!
4th of July Fireworks and Celebrations in Birmingham
Magic City Smoke and Boil Presents BBQ & View Featuring Food Trucks, Vendors, Live Music, and 4th of July Fireworks Show!
Dates: July 4, 4:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. (Fireworks Show at 9:00 p.m.)
Location: 1918 Catering Lot, 197 Vulcan Road, Birmingham, AL 35209
Price: Free Admission, RSVP Here (Purchases Available from Local Vendors & Food Trucks)
Website: Magic City Smoke and Boil
Birmingham Barons Vs. Chattanooga Lookouts Double-A South league baseball game & Salute to the Negro Leagues with Super Saturday Fireworks Displays All Weekend
Dates: July 2 at 7:05 p.m., July 3-4 at 6:30 p.m. (Check out the full schedule here)
Location: Regions Field, 1401 1st Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233
Price: $10 – $40
Website: Birmingham Barons
Birmingham Black Vegan Festival Intertwines Music and Food
Event Promotes Small Businesses Specializing in Health and Wellness Products and Services While Bringing Vegans Together to eat BBQ and Enjoy A Vegan Cook-Off!
Dates: July 4, 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Location: Birmingham Black Vegan Fest, 521 3rd Avenue West, Birmingham, AL 35204
Price: Free Admission (Register Here)
Website: Soul House Retreat
The Backyard, Grand River Outlet Shops, and WZZK 104.7 Radio Present the All-American Blast!
Celebrate the 4th of July with live music, face painting, balloon art, food, drinks, movies, and a massive fireworks show!
Dates: July 2, 12:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m.
Location: The Backyard with Neighbors Brew & Pies and Saw’s BBQ Leeds, 6200 Grand River Boulevard East, #Suite 510, Leeds, AL 35094
Price: $10 and up ($15 ticket includes Drive-in Movie; Does Not Include Food or Beverage)
Website: The Backyard All-American Blast
4th of July Performances in and around Birmingham
American Village Presents Red, White, and Blue Days with Puppet Show, Patriotic Figures, Colonial Music, Outdoor Games, and More!
Dates: Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. through July 30
Location: American Village, 3727 Highway 119, Montevallo, AL 35115
Price: $5 per person. FREE for Veterans, Active Military, and Children ages 4 and under!
Tin Roof: A Live Music Joint Presents Moonshine Outlaws Band in FREE Patio Show
(Great Food and Cold Drinks Available for Purchase)
Dates: July 4th from 12:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. (Full event weekend calendar available here)
Location: Tin Roof, 2709 7th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233
Price: No Cover, Cost Varies for Food & Drink
Website: Tin Roof Birmingham
4th of July Freebies and Cash Rewards!
Get $25 in Walgreens Cash Rewards* With A COVID-19 Vaccination
Dates: July 2-3
Location: All Stores Nationwide
Price: Free with Most Insurance Providers or Government Assistance. Contact your nearest location for details.
*Offer valid 6/22-7/3/21 in stores and online at Walgreens.com. Walgreens Cash rewards incentive available to myWalgreens members. Customers need to be a myWalgreens member at the time of the vaccine transaction in order to earn Walgreens Cash rewards. Walgreens Cash rewards are not legal tender. No cash back. Must show proof of myWalgreens membership at checkout to redeem offer. Limit ten redemptions per membership. Restrictions apply. Offer not valid in AR, NJ and NY. Due to state and federal laws, Walgreens Cash rewards cannot be earned or redeemed on some items. Minors between the ages of 12 – 15 are not eligible for the Walgreens Cash reward; however, parents or guardians of eligible adolescents ages 12-15 who get the vaccine will also be eligible to redeem Walgreen Cash rewards on behalf of their minor children if they are myWalgreens members. Additional restrictions apply. Complete details at myWalgreens.com.
† Customers do not need to be a myWalgreens member to earn or receive the reward. Customers can call 866-614-7029 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET through July 3, 2021, to request to receive their incentive via a Walgreens gift card. Parents or legal guardians of such minors can redeem on behalf of the minor. Gift cards may take up to 14 days to arrive.
Pepper Place Presents FREE 50-Minute Fitness Classes Every Tuesday Evening Through July 20
Come out and enjoy FREE fitness classes open to all fitness levels taking place under the Dr. Pepper sign!
Dates: July 6, July 13, and July 20 at 5:30 p.m.
Location: Pepper Place, 2829 2nd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35205
Website: Pepper Place