Featured Itinerary

Brews, Booze & Tunes

Craft beer, crafted cocktails, and live music are things that just go together. They also happen to be things we do well. When taken together in moderation in a vibrant, contemporary, city on the move, they give you the opportunity to see, hear, and taste what Birmingham is all about. Read on.


Top Events

Secret Stages Music Discovery Festival

August 2-3
Avondale District
Secret Stages is a two-day music discovery festival that features over 50 bands performing on the stages of Birmingham. All Secret Stages venues are within walking distance of each other and filled with up-and-coming acts drawn from around the nation.
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Birmingham Restaurant Week

August 16-25
Birmingham Restaurant Week is the city’s premier dining out and tasting event. For 10 days in August, BRW invites you to grab a seat at the table and dig in, as we celebrate one of the most mouth-watering culinary communities in the nation! BRW offers discounts and chef-curated dining experiences, while supporting nonprofit REV Birmingham’s mission of creating vibrant commercial districts.
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21st Annual Sidewalk Film Festival

August 19-25
Birmingham Theatre District
Another year of great films, food, parties, panels, and a first look at our brand new cinema is the perfect way to wrap up your summer. Low-priced passes, a concentrated footprint, and Southern Hospitality encourage filmmakers and attendees alike to connect during the festival week.
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Barbie: Dreaming of a Female Future

Opening August 10th
Birmingham Museum of Art
Barbie: Dreaming of a Female Future is the newest art exhibition at the Birmingham Museum of Art. Enjoy an immersive experience where visitors can explore their relationship with Barbie through a reimagined, modern dream house.
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Pink Bride Wedding Show

August 11
BJCC Exhibition Halls
Birmingham’s most preferred wedding professionals all under one roof, ready to meet you! Stunning inspirational showcases that will help you envision the perfect celebration for your day. The Birmingham Pink Bride Wedding Show boasts an amazing fashion show with styles available from multiple local wedding shops.
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Taste of 4th Avenue Jazz Festival

August 24
Fourth Avenue Historic District
As a hub for black commerce and culture during the days of segregation, the historic 4th Avenue Business District is one-of-a-kind. The district set the scene for the taste makers of yesterday and stands today as a testament to the resilience of a people. Seeking to celebrate the spirit of the district, the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame, inspired by the “Taste of Chicago,” launched the first Taste of 4th Avenue Jazz Festival in 2003.
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UAB Football Kick-Off

August 29
Legion Field
Celebrate the beginning of college football with UAB Football’s opening game. Fresh off a Conference USA championship and the best season in school history, UAB will open the season on a Thursday night when the Blazers host Alabama State.
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Birmingham Barons Baseball

All Month Long
Regions Field
Birmingham’s favorite baseball team only has 15 home games remaining in their 2019 season, with 14 of those in August. Weekly events include Thirsty Thursday, Friday Fireworks and more.
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Birmingham Legion FC Soccer

August 17
BBVA Field
Birmingham Legion started the second half of the season strong with an undefeated July. Cheer on Birmingham’s newest professional team as they continue to build upon their success with one home game in August.
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