Birmingham's beloved Pepper Place Farmers Market will update its shopping procedures starting on July 4th, 2020. Since April, Pepper Place has remained open as a Drive-Thru market only. This method required customers to order and pay on-line with various vendors prior to a drive-thru pick-up on Saturdays. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER for more tips on how to live your best life on a budget in Birmingham! In a letter to the public, Market … [Read more...] about Changes to Pepper Place Farmers Market starting July 4th, 2020
Birmingham Attractions and Museums
With so many events being canceled this year, Birmingham residents may be questioning whether or not the 2020 fireworks show hosted by Vulcan Park is still happening. Good news! Thunder On the Mountain is on-go! This show, which is the largest in the state, is FREE to the public. It begins at 9:00 PM on July 4th. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER for more tips on how to live your best life on a budget in Birmingham! Featuring a variety of colors, … [Read more...] about 2020 Fireworks Show hosted by Vulcan Park is still happening!
A long-awaited plan is in place to reopen the Birmingham Botanical Gardens to the public on Monday, June 15th. Keep reading to learn about changes being implemented for public safety. For the first fifteen days, June 15 through June 30, the Gardens will make a minor adjustment to their hours. Typical operating hours are from sunrise to sunset, but the Gardens will now be open from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM. The Birmingham Park and Recreation Board will reassess this … [Read more...] about Birmingham Botanical Gardens reopens on Monday, June 15th
The Birmingham Zoo will be opening soon! For the safety of zoo staff, visitors, and animals, there are significant changes to their daily operations. The Birmingham Zoo will partially reopen with precautions in place on June 8 for members only. It will open for general admission to the public on June 11. Online reservations are required for both members and non-members in order for staff to time guest entrances to thirty-minute time blocks. CLICK HERE TO … [Read more...] about The Birmingham Zoo will partially reopen with precautions in place
Alabama Adventure Amusement Park / Alabama Splash Adventure Water Park opened on May 30th with careful guidelines in place to make sure your family stays safe this summer. Keep reading to find out about discounts and safety guidelines announced as Alabama Adventure opens for the 2020 season. Located at 4599 Splash Adventure Pkwy in Bessemer, Splash Adventure and Alabama Adventure originally opened in 1998. Since then, these parks have provided summertime fun … [Read more...] about Discounts and safety guidelines announced as Alabama Adventure opens for the 2020 season
You may not be able to visit the Birmingham Zoo in person, but don't let that stop you from seeing what they're up to! Go behind the scenes and get the inside scoop from the animals and staff with activities included for all ages when you visit the Birmingham Zoo virtually! CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR DAILY NEWSLETTER for more tips on how to live well during the quarantine. For school-aged kids, the Birmingham Zoo has gone the extra mile and included … [Read more...] about Visit the Birmingham Zoo Virtually!
American Village is home to the 4th annual Festival of Tulips in Montevallo where 100,000 tulips are blooming in every color RIGHT NOW! Having opened on February 22nd, with a delay due to inclement weather, the Festival of Tulips will continue as long as the flowers are in bloom. You can check their Tulip Watch Page Hereto see what's currently blooming, and check closings due to weather conditions. Take some tulips home! Choose which colors to take … [Read more...] about 4th Annual Festival of Tulips in Montevallo
Admission to the Birmingham Museum of Art, one of the finest regional museums in the United States, is free to the public. The museum's mission statement, "to spark the creativity, imagination, and liveliness of Birmingham by connecting all its citizens to the experience, meaning, and joy of art," is supported by over 24,000 works of art including paintings, sculptures, decorative art, artifacts, drawings, and prints available for viewing in the … [Read more...] about FREE Admission at Birmingham Museum of Art
Birmingham, the largest city in the state of Alabama, is home to several nationally-ranked museums. Offering family-friendly fun and educational interactive exhibits, most of the museums in the area are open throughout the year. Free museum days and free events will always be on Birmingham On the Cheap's event calendar, so be sure to subscribe for our daily email so you won't miss a chance to save some money on an outing for the whole family. Birmingham … [Read more...] about Discounts and Free Admission at Birmingham Museums
On a budget in Birmingham? We've got you covered with these free things to do in the Magic City. From family-friendly attractions to romantic date nights, live your best life in Birmingham on a budget with our list of fun, interesting, (and did we mention FREE?) FREE! activities. Explore Birmingham's history, terrain, and entertainment venues, all while pinching your pennies. 1. Walk the Birmingham Civil Rights Heritage Trail Starting at Kelly Ingram Park … [Read more...] about TOP TEN Free Things To Do in Birmingham, Alabama