This weekend packed with fun and excitement is a great way to discover so many of the things Birmingham has to offer the young, or just the young at heart.
SliceFest 2019 celebrates its 8th anniversary on Saturday, June 1st as Birmingham’s largest food & music block party hosted by Slice Pizza & Brewhouse. If you love music, great food and brews, giving back and Birmingham then you don’t want to miss this festival.
More Info: http://slicefest.com/
Symphony in the Summer
Every year, the Alabama Symphony hosts 3 free performances at Railroad Park, open to the public. Friday & Saturday night will feature classical favorites, and on Sunday enjoy Family Fun Day with a family-friendly pops concert beginning at 6 p.m. So grab some friends, a blanket, and a picnic, and join them for a fabulous weekend of music!
More Info: https://alabamasymphony.org/rrp
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Join the Civil Rights Institute as they celebrate freedom for the very last enslaved African Americans in the United States who were not freed by the emancipation proclamation. Activities will include live music, vendors, kids activities, live painting, African drummers, dance contests and more.
More Info: https://www.bcri.org/springevents/
Summer Film Series
All Month Long
Head to the Alabama Theatre for the 2019 Summer Film Series! Showing classics such as Grease & The Wizard of Oz, there’s no better place to hang out this summer. There will be a sing-along with the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ before each film.
More Info: https://alabamatheatre.com/events/
Vulcan’s Birthday Bash
Vulcan Park & Museum
The big guy above the city is turning 115. Make plans to attend the BIGGEST birthday bash in Birmingham! Vulcan may be the world’s largest cast iron statue, but he still needs help blowing out his birthday candles! There are activities for the whole family in celebration of the Big Guy’s 115th Birthday.
More Info: http://visitvulcan.com/event/
Miss Alabama Pageant
The Miss Alabama Pageant stands as a shining example of what can be accomplished when college women are challenged and encouraged to achieve ambitious goals. Preliminary competitions in talent and evening wear Wednesday-Friday. Final competition Saturday.
More Info: https://www.missalabama.com/
Magic City Caribbean Food & Music Festival
Enjoy a vibrant, colorful, celebration of Caribbean culture in the City of Birmingham hosted by Central Alabama Caribbean American Organization (CACAO).
More Info: https://www.cacaoonline.org/annual-caribbean-festival
6th Annual LOCAL Festival
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Spend an evening outdoors enjoying live music, shopping and food at the sixth annual LOCAL festival, a free celebration of everything Alabama, on Saturday, June 15, at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
More Info: https://www.alysstephens.org/events/local-2019/
Zoo, Brews & Full Moon Bar-B-Que
Craft beer fans will love and enjoy a fantastic selection of drinks from some of the finest specialty brews around. In addition to beer, there will be plenty of other libations, including wines and non-alcoholic beverages. Attendees will also delight in a tasty dinner provided by Full Moon Bar-B-Que!
More Info: https://www.birminghamzoo.com/event/zoo-brews-2019/
Alabama Splash Adventure
Alabama Adventure & Splash Adventure, comprised of 89 acres, is both an amusement and water park that delivers wet and dry attractions for one low price. The parks provide numerous slides, thousands of gallons of water, exciting waves, lazy rivers, the Rampage Roller Coaster, and plenty of rides for young and old alike.
More Info: http://www.alabamasplash.com/
Birmingham Legion FC
BBVA Compass Field
Birmingham Legion FC returns for 2 home games in June. A soccer club playing in the competitive USL, they have captured the hearts of many supporters in their inaugural season. Practice your chants before you go with this useful cheat sheet.
More Info: https://www.bhmlegion.com/
Birmingham’s favorite baseball team continues their 2019 season with 16 home games in June. Weekly events include Thirsty Thursday, Friday Fireworks and more.
More Info: https://www.milb.com/birmingham/