Featured Itinerary

Civil Rights Tour

The Birmingham Civil Rights District is now a National Monument. If you haven’t walked this district and heard the stories of the many brave people who walked those streets to break down the walls of segregation, don’t put it off any longer. We’ve laid out a 2-day itinerary to help you plan out your Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. See the full itinerary.

Featured Events

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument
January 21
Walk the streets where many marched. Stand amongst sculptures and landmarks that commemorate the efforts of those who sacrificed everything. The Civil Rights National Monument spans multiple blocks and includes notable locations from the Civil Rights Movement, such as 16th Street Baptist Church and the AG Gaston Motel.

More Info: https://www.nps.gov/bicr/index.htm

Monster Jam

Legacy Arena at BJCC
January 5-6
Monster Jam features high octane spontaneous entertainment and intense competition, featuring the most recognizable trucks in the world. Scheduled to appear Alien Invasion, Earthshaker, El Toro Loco, Grave Digger, Max-D, Megalodon, Monster Mutt Dalmation and Zombie.

More Info: https://www.monsterjam.com/


January 19-20
See Cool Stuff. Do Fun Things. Set aside at least 90 minutes and enjoy the show. BrickFair celebrates only LEGO brand products- no clones.

More Info: https://www.brickfair.com/

MLK Day 5K Drum Run

Parkside District
January 19
The MLK Day 5K Drum Run is a fun and active event to celebrate the MLK Day holiday weekend. Since its 2012 inception in Atlanta, GA, the race has grown to over 2000 runners/walkers and featured over 200 drummers from metro area schools and groups.

More Info: https://www.mlkday5kbham.com/

32nd Annual Pioneer Classic

Lakeshore Foundation
January 18-19
Join the Lakeshore Foundation for one of the nation’s premier wheelchair basketball tournaments, the 32nd annual Pioneer Classic.

More Info: http://www.lakeshore.org/activity/sports-recreation/tournaments/2018-pioneer-classic/

Birmingham Bulls

Pelham Civic Complex
Birmingham’s professional hockey team returns for 5 home games this month. The action is non-stop! With heart pounding music, and contests, what are you waiting for? It’s an experience to remember.

More Info: https://www.bullshockey.net/schedule

College Basketball

College basketball is back in action and Birmingham is no stranger to strong teams. Check out the schedules and cheer on our local athletes.
Schedules: Birmingham-Southern Men • Birmingham-Southern Women • Miles Men • Miles Women • Samford Men • Samford Women • UAB Men • UAB Women