Looking for a great family day of fun? Come out to Birmingham's Hot Air Balloon Festival! Located at the Birmingham Race Track, this fun-filled event features family activities, crafts, retail and food vendors to enjoy while you check out the hot air balloons floating on display. Bring your blankets and chairs and make a day of it! CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER for more tips on how to live your best life on a … [Read more...] about Birmingham’s Hot Air Balloon Festival 2020
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'Tis the season to chat with Santa! He's waiting to see your little ones at The Summit as well as at Riverchase Galleria. Keep reading for details and to get tickets. Although the visit with Santa will still have all the magic of Christmas, it will feel a little different this year. Due to current circumstances, the visit will be socially distant and contactless. Visits will also be by appointment only. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP … [Read more...] about Book a visit with Santa at The Summit or The Galleria
Today, November 22, is the LAST DAY of Tannehill Trade Days for 2020. Take advantage of the gorgeous weather and don't miss out! Tannehill State Park, located at 12632 Confederate Parkway in McCalla, Alabama. Tannehill Trade Days are family-friendly events happening at Tannehill Ironworks State Park on the third weekend of each month from March through November. Although there isn't a requirement for masks, they are encouraged for anyone who feels more … [Read more...] about It’s the last Tannehill Trade Day for 2020. Don’t miss out!
The Peanuts Gang is coming through at the eleventh hour with a FREE special to help us all celebrate Thanksgiving. Originally, it looked as though viewers would need an AppleTV subscription, but a deal was made allowing PBS to air both 'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving' special and the Charlie Brown Christmas Special. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER for more tips on how to live your best life on a budget in Birmingham Each show … [Read more...] about Watch ‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving’ special for FREE on PBS tonight!
Looking for something FREE to do outdoors this weekend? Pack up the family and head to the Ruffner Mountain Wildlife Meet and Greet! This event has limited capacity, so keep reading for details and to find out how to reserve your spot. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER for more tips on how to live your best life on a budget in Birmingham Featuring wildlife that's native to Alabama, this educational program will be held in the Ruffner Mountain … [Read more...] about Ruffner Mountain Wildlife Meet and Greet
Welcome to the Avondale District's FREE Halloween block party, 'Peaches and Scream,' on Friday, October 30 and Saturday, October 31st. With four blocks closed off for partying, DJs spinning tunes, football on the big screens, food and drink deals, and of course, COSTUME CONTESTS, you don't want to miss it! (Did we mention the doggie costume contest? Yep. For reals.) The fun starts at 5:00 PM on Friday, October 30th and 11:00 AM on Saturday, October 31st. The … [Read more...] about Peaches and Scream Halloween block party in the Avondale District!
The witches have traded their brooms in for bicycles, but they'll be bringing the candy! The Witch's Ride at Star Lake, a FREE event happening on Sunday, October 25th from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM is for a great cause. Spectators are invited to line up around Star Lake in their Halloween costumes. Don't forget a bag to carry home your candy! The witches will "fly" around the lake for some spooky, family fun while they toss candy to the trick-or-treaters. Everyone is … [Read more...] about Witch’s Ride at Star Lake this weekend!
Got a bird enthusiast in your family? Head over to Oak Mountain State Park from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM on October 24th. It's Owl-O-Ween at the Alabama Wildlife Center this Saturday! Come check out the fun activities and grab yourself a treat bag. Now's your chance to visit with live fowl of all types. Meet hawks, falcons, owls, and even the bald eagle, Shelby. You especially don't want to miss the exciting release of a rehabilitated owl back into his … [Read more...] about It’s Owl-O-Ween at the Alabama Wildlife Center this Saturday!
Looking for some fun, family trick or treating on Halloween day? Participating Cahaba Heights businesses will be ready and waiting! On Saturday, October 31, from 10:00 AMto 5:00 PM, come on by any business of store marked with an orange balloon for a Halloween treat or goodie. This event will be hosted by Shopcahabaheights, The Lili Pad, Gigi's Tween, and Salon-Summit. Participating Businesses Include: Troup's Pizza Learning Express Toys Flip … [Read more...] about Halloween in the Heights
Ready for some daytime Halloween fun for the next three weekends through the end of October? The Birmingham Zoo hosts Hoots & Howls starting Oct. 17th! Come on out and see your zoo friends from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM on October 17 and 18, October 24 and 25, and of course, October 30 and 31! Halloween activities include the Cobweb Carousel, the Haunted Train, and you can even trick-or-treat in the Candy Cave, which is in the Reptile Building! … [Read more...] about The Birmingham Zoo hosts Hoots & Howls starting Oct. 17th!