20 things to do in Birmingham during Memorial Day Weekend

Photo courtesy of Red Mountain Theatre Company

Don’t have any plans for this weekend? Here’s a list of different events happening in Birmingham this weekend in entertainment, outdoors, family, sports and more.

Entertainment

  • Little Shop of Horrors
    • When: May 24-25, 7:30PM & May 25-26, 2PM
    • Where: Red Mountain Theatre Company Cabaret Theatre, 301 19th Street N Birmingham, AL 35203
    • Admission: Tickets starting at $19
    • DISCOUNT: Use code BHam7 FOR $7 OFF
  • “Coppelia” Act 2
    • When: May 24, 7PM
    • Where: Virginia Samford Theatre, 1116 26th St S, Birmingham, AL 35205
    • Admission: $20 at the door
  • The Veer Union with NeverWake
    • When: May 24, 8PM
    • Where: Iron City, 513 22nd St S, Birmingham, AL 35233
    • Admission: $15-$25
  • Birmingham Funk Fest
    • When: May 25, 5PM
    • Where: Legion Field, 400 Graymont Ave W, Birmingham, AL 35204
    • Admission: Tickets starting at $45
  • The Dinner Detective Mystery Dinner Theatre
    • When: May 25, 5PM
    • Where: DoubleTree Birmingham Perimeter Park, 8 Perimeter Park S, Birmingham, AL 35243
    • Admission: Tickets starting at $59.99
  • Piff the Magic Dragon
    • When: May 25, 7:30PM
    • Where: Lyric Theatre, 1800 3rd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203
    • Admission: $37.50
Photo courtesy of Piff the Magic Dragon
  • Slow Art Sunday: City River Scene
    • When: May 26, 2-3PM
    • Where: Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35203
    • Admission: FREE
  • Jazz in the Park
    • When: May 26, 6PM
    • Where: Huffman High School, 950 Springville Road, Birmingham, AL 35215
    • Admission: FREE
  • Birmingham Bandstand
    • When: May 27, 8PM
    • Where: The Nick, 2514 10th Ave S Birmingham, AL, 35205
    • Admission: $3

Outdoors & Family

  • Family Fun Friday
    • When: May 24, 6PM
    • Where: Railroad Park, 600 1st Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233
    • Admission: FREE
  • Night Hike with Birmingham Audubon
    • When: May 24, 7-9PM
    • Where: Oak Mountain State Park, 200 Terrace Drive Pelham, AL 35124 United States
    • Admission: FREE
  • The Market at Pepper Place
    • When: May 25, 7AM-Noon
    • Where: Pepper Place, 2829 2nd Avenue S Birmingham, Alabama 35233
    • Admission: FREE
Photo courtesy of The Market at Pepper Place
  • Chasing Butterflies Walk
    • When: May 25, 8-11 AM
    • Where: Railroad Park, 1600 1st Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233
    • Admission: Registration begins at $10
  • Birmingham Zoo Memorial Day Weekend
    • When: May 25-26, 9AM-6PM & May 27, 9AM-5PM
    • Where: The Birmingham Zoo, 2630 Cahaba Rd, Birmingham, AL 35223
    • Admission: FREE for veterans and active or retired military and their dependents. All other tickets are normal admission prices starting at $12
Photo courtesy of The Birmingham Zoo
  • HOGA (Hiking and Yoga)
    • When: May 26, 10AM & 3PM
    • Where: Red Mountain Park, 2011 Frankfurt Drive Birmingham, AL 35211
    • Admission: FREE
  • Guided Hike: Mining History with Gary Bostany
    • When: May 26, 1-4PM
    • Where: Ruffner Mountain, 1214 81st Street S Birmingham, AL 35206
    • Admission: FREE

Food & Drink

  • 9th Annual Salsa Showdown
    • When: May 25, 2-6PM
    • Where: Cahaba Brewing Co., 4500 5th Ave S, Building C, Birmingham, AL 35222
    • Admission: $15 in advance, $20 at the door
  • Dread River Distillery Co. Open House
    • When: May 27, 1-5PM
    • Where: Dread River Distillery Co., 2400 7th Ave. S Birmingham, AL 35233
    • Admission: FREE tours, $10 tastings

Sports

  • SEC Baseball Tournament
    • When: May 24-26, times vary
    • Where: Hoover Metropolitan Stadium 100 Ben Chapman Dr, Hoover, AL 35244
    • Admission: Tickets starting at $18
Photo courtesy of SEC Baseball Tournament
  • Four Nations Wheelchair Rugby Tournament
    • When: May 24-26, times vary
    • Where: Lakeshore Foundation, 4000 Ridgeway Drive
      Birmingham, AL 35209
    • Admissions: FREE

Check out our calendar for more events happening this weekend.