Alabama Multicultural Street Fair, Fiesta Bham and more this weekend in Birmingham, Sept. 27-29

Taco ’bout fun! Photo via Fiesta Bham on Facebook

So many events. So little time. Birmingham is on fire this weekend with events that will have you shouting, “I want more!”

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Featured Events

The Heat Rolls On

Homes for sale in Birmingham, AL. Photo via RealtySouth

At the rate we are going, it will be pool season all year long! These homes may be right up your alley. 

You Can’t River Dance Without the River

Riverkeeper leaders, Cahaba Riverkeeper’s David Butler and Myra Crawford, Coosa Riverkeeper’s Justin Overton and Black Warrior Riverkeeper’s Charles Scribner. Photo via Cahaba Riverkeeper Facebook page

Friday, September 27, locals will be venturing to Avondale Brewing Co. to celebrate and support our rivers and conservation during the Autumnal AirWave festival. Expect live bands, talented artists, food trucks and more


Toe-Tappin’ Tunes and Awe-Worthy Views

Birmingham, Vulcan AfterTunes, music
Vulcan AfterTunes. Photo by Matthew Niblett for BhamNow

It’s been 15 years of awesome tunes, views and fun with Vulcan Park and Museum’s Vulcan AfterTunes Fall Concert Series. This Sunday, September 29 at 2PM, check out the second show of the series with music from Juco, Taylor Hunnicutt and more. Tickets available online or at the gate.

Walking Shoes Ready?

Birmingham, Walk to End Alzheimers
Join The Walk on September 29. Photo by Heart of Alabama Walk to End Alzheimers

Good! Now put them to great use during the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimers on Sunday, September 29. Join the fight—register here.

You’ll Be Glued to Your Seats

L to R: Gabrielle Burrell, Cole Hall, Marc Raby, Taj Johnson, Phaith Frazier. Photo via Birmingham Children’s Theatre

Saturday, September 28th is opening night for Birmingham Children’s Theatre’s production of The Watsons Go To Birmingham – 1963. Watch BCT’s exceptional cast as they command the stage in this story of history, significant and hope. Grab your tickets now! Use discount code WILONA for 20% off tickets. 


“Objection! Why is This Relevant?”

This is actress Shelby Terrell, dolled up and living her theater dream as Elle Woods! Photo via Virginia Samford Theatre

Because Legally Blonde: The Musical is live on stage at Virginia Samford Theatre, now through October 6. This is one awesome, funny and super pink show you won’t want to miss!. 

AMOR… That Means Love

Get ready to party at The Pizitz with AMOR. Photo via Alabama Multicultural Organization on Facebook

A celebration of diversity will explode downtown at The Pizitz on Sunday, September 29 during the Alabama Multicultural Street Fair. Local artists, vendors and cultural dancers are just a few reasons to get excited. Oops! One more thing—it’s FREE! Get the 4-1-1.

Wino Roll Call

Watch it pour. Photo via Homegrown Huntsville

The ultimate wine event is happening this weekend in Huntsville at the Crush Wine and Food Festival. It’s time to stop and smell the Rosé. Tickets and more. Be sure to use discount code Bhamnow for $10 off.


Watch It Live

Bham Now. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

See Chaise, Gabi, Nathan and some special guests roll through a few must-attend events this weekend in Now the Weekend—digital editionShh! I just watch it for the blooper reel. 

All Weekend Long—September 27-29

L-R: Taj Johnson (Kenny), Gabrielle Burrell (Joetta, “Joey”), Cole Hall (Byron). Photo via Birmingham Children’s Theatre

Crush Wine and Food Festival @ Homegrown Huntsville. Price varies based on package. Tickets. DISCOUNT CODE: Bhamnow ($10 off).

The Watsons Go To Birmingham 1963 @ Birmingham Children’s Theatre. Ages 8+. $20. Tickets.

Legally Blonde: The Musical @ Virginia Samford Theatre. Fri.-Sat. 7:30PM; Sun. 2:30PM. $35-$50. Tickets.

5th Annual Stuff the Bus Diaper Drive @ Bundles of Hope Diaper Bank. Fri.-Sat. 8AM-8PM; Sun. 8AM-2PM.

Friday and Saturday—September 27-28

Can you handle clowns? Photo via Theatre Downtown on Facebook

Clown Bar by Adam Szymkowicz @ Theatre Downtown. 8-9:30PM. $20. Tickets.


Saturday and Sunday—September 28-29

Stein-hoisting is an Oktoberfest tradition! Photo via Brat Bröt on Facebook 

Oktoberfest @ The Lab Bar and Kitchen. 11AM-11PM.

Psychic Faire @ Books, Beans and Candles. Sat. 10AM-5PM; Sun. Noon-4PM. $15. Register: 205.453.4636.

Friday—September 27

Upswing’s Time for Thyme Creative Performance @ McWane Plaza. Noon-12:30PM. FREE. 


Bad Religion @ Iron City Bham. 8PM. $52.50-$35. Tickets.

Bottle Release Party: Decadence Imperial Stout @ TrimTab Brewing Co. Noon-Midnight.

Black Out Opening Party @ Birmingham Museum of Art. 7-9PM. Members of BMA – FREE; Non-Members of BMA – $25.

Old Fashion Fridays @ Havana on 1st. 2-9PM. $5 until 9PM. 

Autumnal AirWave Riverkeeper Benefit @ Avondale Brewing Co. 4-11PM.

My Favorite Poem @ Alabama School of Fine Arts. 7-9PM. FREE.

Hiss Golden Messenger @ Saturn. 9PM. 18+. $20. Tickets.

Apollo Moon Trees and Moon Rocks @ Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Noon-1PM. FREE.

Salsa Nights @ Tropicaleo. 7PM-1AM. FREE.

Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema Grand Opening @ Sidewalk Film Center and Cinema. Noon-Midnight. 

Premiere of “Shut Down Etowah” @ Revelator Coffee Company. 5:30-6:30PM. 

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare @ Birmingham Festival Theatre. Fri.-Sat. 7:30-9:30PM; Sun. 2:30-4:30PM. $25. Tickets.

Saturday—September 28

Let’s taco ’bout this photo. Photo via Fiesta Bham on Facebook

Fiesta Bham 2019 @ Linn Park. Noon-8PM. $10. (Kids 12 and under – FREE). Tickets.


The City Mouse and the Country Mouse @ Birmingham Children’s Theatre. 10AM & Noon. $10-$15. Tickets.

Pig Roast on the Patio @ Todd English P.U.B. 6-9PM. $35. Tickets.

DayPlay: A VIP Tasting Experience @ Ensley Soho. 3-7PM. $15-$175. Tickets.

Saturday Football Tailgate @ Avondale Brewing Co. 10AM-10PM. FREE. 

Pop-Up Shop with Local Artist Natalie Zoghby @ Trove Design Shop. 10AM-1PM.

Family Fun @ Red Mountain Park. 9AM.

Neon Electric @ Saturn. 9PM. 18+. $5. Tickets.

Fall Market @ Manitou Supply. Noon-5PM. FREE.

LifeSouth Blood Drive @ Redemptive Cycles. Noon-6PM.  

Fall Bird Count and Bird-A-Thon @ Birmingham Audubon. 7AM-8PM. 

The Market @ Pepper Place. 7AM-Noon. FREE.

Cozy Hand-Knit Blanket Workshop @ Hammer & Stain. 3PM. $95. Register.

Birmingham’s Got Potential Benefiting Special Session at Camp McDowell @ Birmingham Improv Theatre. 7-9:30PM. $20. Tickets.

2019 Zoo Run Safari for Children’s @ Barber Motorsports Park. 10AM. $10-$25.

Condor Club & The Velvet Lining @ Tropicaleo. 9-11:30PM. 

Pumpkin Fancy & Prima Molds @ The Mercantile by Miller. 10AM. $45. Register: 205.769.6986.

Introduction to Genealogy @ Birmingham Public Library. 10-11AM. FREE.

Sunday—September 29

Photo via Alabama Multicultural Organization on Facebook

Alabama Multicultural Street Fair @ The Pizitz. Noon-5PM. FREE. RSVP.

Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimers @ Sloss Furnaces. Registration – 1PM; Walk Ceremony – 3PM; Walk Begins – $3:15PM. Register.

Vulcan AfterTunes @ Vulcan Park and Museum. 2PM. $5-$30. Tickets.

Zumba @ Tropicaleo. 3-4PM. $5.

22nd Annual Symphony30 Picnic benefitting the Alabama Symphony Orchestra @ Birmingham Botanical Gardens. 4-6PM. $12.50-$250. Tickets.

Comedy @ Theatre Downtown. 7-10:30PM. $25. Tickets.

Birmingham Intermediate Class @ Cahaba Brewing Co. 2-3:30PM. $55. Register.

Jai Wolf @ Iron City Bham. 8PM. $22.50. Tickets.

Vintage Ceramic Fall Truck Workshop @ Hammer & Stain. 2-5PM. $58. Register.

Birmingham Alabama Electronic Music Group @ East Village Arts of Birmingham. 6-8PM. FREE.

Sunday Sunset Wine Down @ Havana on 1st. 4-9PM. 

Mighty Babe Eco-Friendly Street Wear Pop-Up Shop @ Asthetik Event Gallery. Noon-9PM. FREE.

Upcoming Events

Birmingham, DeSoto Caverns
Manja Fire Dancer. Photo via DeSoto Caverns

Sept. 28-Oct. 13: The Watsons Go To Birmingham 1963 @ Birmingham Children’s Theatre. Ages 8+. $20. Tickets. DISCOUNT CODE: WILONA (20% off)
Oct. 2-13: 14th Annual Shop Save & Share Fundraiser @ Participating Retailers. $40. 
Oct. 3: Instructor Auditions @ Ignite Cycle. 7:30PM. Sign up
Oct. 3-6: Antiques in the Gardens @ Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Fri.-Sat. 10AM-5PM; Sun. 11AM-4PM. $15-$200. Tickets.
Oct. 4-5: Alabama Symphony Orchestra’s Masterworks Concert @ UAB’s Alys Stephens Center (Jemison Concert Hall). 7PM. $24+. Tickets. DISCOUNT CODE: PIANONOW (15% off)
Oct. 4-5: Tomb of the Risen Dead @ DeSoto Caverns. 6:30-10:30PM. $Price Varies. (Kids 3 and under–FREE.) Tickets.
Oct. 4-6: Southern Women’s Show @ The BJCC. Fri. 10AM-8PM; Sat. 10AM-7PM; Sun. 11AM-5PM. $6-$10. Tickets. DISCOUNT CODE: BHAMNOW ($8 tickets)
Oct. 4-6: 15th Annual Barber Vintage Festival @ Barber Motorsports Park. 7AM-3PM. $30-$120. Tickets.
Oct. 5: Magic City Mustang’s All Ford Show @ Adamson Ford. FREE. 9AM-2PM. $10 per registered vehicle. Register.
Oct. 5: Evening in the Garden @ King’s Ranch. 6PM. $125+. Tickets.
Oct. 6: Vulcan AfterTunes @ Vulcan Park and Museum. 2PM. $5-$30. Tickets.
Oct. 6: Neverland Carnival Benefitting Birmingham Children’s Theatre @ The BJCC. 1-4PM. Kids – $5; Adults – $10. Tickets.



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