So many festivals. So little time.

It seems like there’s always something happening here. More big events. More new festivals. More of everything. To the point where you’ll wish you had more time.


Festivals and Events in Birmingham

Birmingham is quickly becoming the go-to festival destination in the Southeast. It’s about music. It’s about art. It’s about film. It’s about food. The festival scene around here is about a lot things, and it’s about time you experienced it for yourself.

Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama
April 3-5
Experience Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama

Barber Motorsports Park
April 3-5

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Current & Upcoming Events


Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked The World

Presented by McWane Science Center at McWane Science Center, Birmingham

January 17 - May 10

Experience the science of sound and the cultural impact of the guitar by exploring more than 70 instruments and 100 historical artifacts-ranging from the rare and antique to the wildly popular and innovative. This special exhibition from The National GUITAR Museum features hands-on interactives for all ages, video performances, x-ray images of guitars’ inner workings and plenty of opportunities to strum and jam.

Experience the science of sound and the cultural impact of the guitar by exploring more than 70 instruments and 100 historical artifacts-ranging from the rare and antique to the wildly popular and innovative. This special exhibition from The National GUITAR Museum features hands-on interactives for all ages, video performances, x-ray images of guitars’ inner workings and plenty of opportunities to strum and jam.

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Dates & times

Wed, Apr 08 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 09 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 10 @ 9:00 am + 30 more dates and times

Sat, Apr 11 @ 10:00 am Sun, Apr 12 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Apr 13 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 14 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 15 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 16 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 17 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 18 @ 10:00 am Sun, Apr 19 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Apr 20 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 21 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 22 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 23 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 24 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 25 @ 10:00 am Sun, Apr 26 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Apr 27 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 28 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 29 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 30 @ 9:00 am Fri, May 01 @ 9:00 am Sat, May 02 @ 10:00 am Sun, May 03 @ 12:00 pm Mon, May 04 @ 9:00 am Tue, May 05 @ 9:00 am Wed, May 06 @ 9:00 am Thu, May 07 @ 9:00 am Fri, May 08 @ 9:00 am Sat, May 09 @ 10:00 am Sun, May 10 @ 12:00 pm - Less dates

Admission

Adults – $15 / Kids 2-12 – $12 / Seniors 65+ – $14 IMAX Combo tickets $20 / $15 / $18 Museum is open Monday-Friday 9-5, Saturday 10-6 and Sunday 12-6.

205-714-8300

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