Featured Itinerary

Southern Shopping

Without question, Birmingham is the unrivaled retail giant of Alabama. From outlet malls to upscale boutiques, shopping opportunities are near endless. Devoted shoppers know that in Birmingham the buying spree can go on for days, fueled by the huge selection of places to browse and buy.
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Top Events

National Veterans Day Parade

Around Railroad Park
November 11
Join us as we honor our veterans, and celebrate the freedom that their dedication and sacrifice afford us every day. Stand and be counted. Parade begins at 1:30pm with a route around Railroad Park.
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Día de los Muertos Alabama

Pepper Place District
November 2
Join Bare Hands as we celebrate life at our 17th Day of the Dead Festival in the streets of Pepper Place. Celebrate the lives of those that came before and those that are still with us through music, memorial roll call and the jazz street parade.
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Moss Rock Festival

Moss Rock Preserve
November 2 – 3
On the first full weekend in November, grab friends and family and get outside to the Moss Rock Festival at The Preserve in Hoover. Explore Nature, SmartLIVING, Art + Design at Alabama’s premier eco-creative festival. Innovation, imagination, and fun await 10,000 visitors under a blanket of fall colors at this idyllic neighborhood setting adjacent to Hoover’s own 350 acre Moss Rock Preserve.
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Vulcan Run 10K

Sloss Furnaces
November 2
This is the 45th running of this Birmingham classic 10k. What started as the Bicentennial Run in November 1975 with 221 runners has grown into one of the most popular road races in the Southeast with more than 1000 runners in recent years.
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Christmas Village Festival

BJCC Exhibition Halls
November 1 – 3
Mothers and daughters, sisters, and friends begin their holiday shopping by meeting in Birmingham the first weekend in November to enjoy an amazing variety of gift ideas- all under one roof.
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Disney on Ice presents Dream Big

Legacy Arena at the BJCC
November 7 – 10
Miguel aspires to be a musician and journeys through the Land of the Dead to unlock his family’s history. Moana and Maui bravely restore the stolen heart of Te Fiti. Anna and Elsa save their kingdom while the Disney Princesses inspire with stories of strength, determination and kindness. Share every magical moment filled with breathtaking ice skating and beloved songs and stories that give you a reason to believe!
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Homestead Hollow Arts & Crafts Festival

Homestead Hollow
November 8 – 10
Homestead Hollow festivals feature unique hand made, hand decorated arts and crafts. We have added antique/vintage goods to our festivals. Talk to our pioneer demonstrators of the old time days- see wood carving, blacksmithing, soap making, wood stove cooking, quilting, and whiskey making at our original working still, tour our original cabins as they were built by the early settlers. Children’s activities wagon rides, bungy jump, moonwalk and face painting.
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Ice Skating Rink Opens

Railroad Park
November 22
Skate the night away under the Birmingham skyline. Open through January 5, 2020, this season brings the added attraction of a 100′ long ice slide. Enjoy a magical, wintry atmosphere by taking a spin on the ice and coasting down the ice slide with the Birmingham cityscape as the backdrop.
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Birmingham Bulls Hockey

Pelham Civic Center
All Month Long
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.
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Disney’s Frozen Jr.

Red Mountain Theatre
November 1 – 3
The enchanting modern classic from Disney is ready for your Broadway Junior stars! A story of true love and acceptance between sisters, Frozen JR. expands upon the emotional relationship and journey between Princesses Anna and Elsa. When faced with danger, the two discover their hidden potential and the powerful bond of sisterhood.
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Joe Bonamassa

BJCC Concert Hall
November 20
When he was 12 years old, Bonamassa opened for B.B. King. In the last 13 years Bonamassa has put out 15 solo albums through his independent record label J&R Adventures, of which 11 have reached number 1 on the Billboard Blues charts.
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STARS presents The Best Christmas Pageant Ever: The Musical

Virginia-Samford Theatre
November 21 – 24
Beth Bradley’s church’s Christmas pageant is predictable every year. The angel choir wears too much lipstick, the shepherds are all in their father’s bathrobes and the minister’s son is permanently cast in the role of Joseph. But when pageant director Mrs. Armstrong breaks her leg, it is up to Beth’s inexperienced mother Grace to step in.
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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


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College Football

College football season is almost all we can talk about during Saturdays in the Fall. Catch a home game with one of Birmingham’s local teams.
UAB’s Schedule · Samford’s Schedule · Miles College’s Schedule · Birmingham-Southern’s Schedule

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