Thunder on the Mountain
Vulcan Park & Museum
For decades, Thunder on the Mountain has been hailed as one of the largest and most extravagant Independence Day traditions in the state of Alabama. This year will be no exception! Thunder on the Mountain 2018 will once again illuminate the skies above Birmingham’s beloved iron man, Vulcan. Free to the public, this year’s show will last approximately 20 minutes and will feature a variety of firework shells that will brighten the sky with new colors and patterns.
More Info: http://visitvulcan.com/july-4th-fireworks/
Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark
Sloss Music & Arts Festival is a two-day music and lifestyle event that takes place at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark. Sloss Fest is 40+ bands on 4 stages plus craft beer & creative cocktails, arts & crafts, live iron pouring demonstrations, and much more.
More Info: http://slossfest.com/
World Deer Expo
Get ready for the ultimate sportsman’s paradise and the country’s largest 3 Day Hunting Consumer Show! The Expo features a weekend full of fun for everyone who loves hunting, fishing, and the great outdoors. The Expo has the latest and greatest of hunting products and apparel.
More Info: http://worlddeerexpo.com/
Art on the Rocks
Birmingham Museum of Art
Join us after dark for the 14th season of Birmingham’s most popular summer series, Art On The Rocks presented by Dale’s Seasoning. Enjoy artist collaborations, interactive performances, food, cocktails, and more! July’s event will feature musical guests Seratones, whose big sounds serve up a combination of Southern musicality, garage rock ferocity, and general badassery.
More Info: https://artsbma.org/major-event/art-on-the-rocks/
Alabama Music Awards
Alabama has a deep and rich musical heritage that has given the world impeccable vocalists, instrumentalists, and composers whom were and are very influential in the music industry. The Alabama Music Awards is the first awards hosted by the state of Alabama that puts the spotlight on and caters to an eclectic genre of music and its many influences.
More Info: http://www.alabamamusicawardsshow.com/
Birmingham Barons Home Games
A Double-A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox since 1986, the Barons have been a staple in the Birmingham community since 1885. The Barons have 17 home games in the month of July.
More Info: http://www.milb.com/schedule/index.jsp?sid=t247
Summer Film Series
The Alabama Theatre summer film series gives you the chance to see classic films in the historic Alabama Theatre. Each showing begins with a sing-along accompanied by the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ. This month is Christmas in July with a few opportunities to see your favorite Christmas films ahead of time.
More Info: https://alabamatheatre.com/venue/the-alabama-theatre/
The Market at Pepper Place
Every Saturday Morning
The Market at Pepper Place brings the best Alabama growers, food producers and artisans to Birmingham. Join them every Saturday, rain or shine.
More Info: http://www.pepperplacemarket.com/
Ghost Walk Tours
The Birmingham Ghost Walk reveals the dark and interesting tidbits, along with tales of intrigue and woe, that are contained within the pages of Birmingham’s history.They have two tours available: Hotels, Churches, and Riots – and the second one is Theaters, Freemasons, & Bodysnatcher’s.
More Info: http://www.bhamhistory.com/the-birmingham-ghost-walk/
20th Birthday + Dinosaurs in Motion
McWane Science Center
McWane opened its doors to visitors in July of 1998 and they’re celebrating this month with various activities. The featured exhibit this month is, Dinosaurs in Motion, an exhibit that engages and educates the visitor using magnificent, fully interactive, life-size metal dinosaur sculptures created by North Carolina artist John Payne.
More Info: https://www.mcwane.org/celebrate-summer-2018/