Finding places that are open on Christmas Day can be a struggle. Whether you forgot to buy someone a gift or don’t celebrate the holiday, here are some places in Birmingham that will be open for business on December 25.
Fun and Games
Does your family like games on holidays? Save the board games for another day, because many of Birmingham’s bowling alleys are open for business on Christmas Day. Here’s the list:
Spare Time Trussville
Where: 3600 Roosevelt Blvd., Birmingham, AL 35235
Bowlero – Birmingham
Where: 2908 Riverview Rd., Birmingham, AL 35424
Where: 1429 Montgomery Hwy., Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
Catch a Show
Once all the presents have been opened, there’s not much else to do on Christmas Day. So relax with a trip to the movies. Yep, it’s actually rare to find a movie theatre around Birmingham that’s not open on Christmas Day. Here’s who’s open:
Where: The Summit Birmingham. 321 Summit Blvd., Birmingham, AL 35243
AMC Classic Lee Branch
Where: 801 Doug Baker Blvd., Birmingham, AL 35242
AMC Dine-In Vestavia Hills
Where: 1911 Kentucky Ave, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
AMC Patton Creek
Where: 4450 Creekside Ave, Birmingham, AL 35244
Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema
Where: 1821 2nd Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Birmingham Premiere LUX Cine GSX & Pizza Pub
Where: 501 Lakeshore Pkwy., Birmingham, AL 35209
Grab a Bite
Enjoy a laid-back get-together this Christmas Day with old friends and new at Rojo Birmingham. The kitchen will be closed, but the bar will be open.
Feel free to have food delivered, or bring potluck desserts if you want some eats.
Where: Rojo Birmingham. 2921 Highland Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Harvest Restaurant and Bar
Harvest Restaurant and Bar will be hosting their 4th annual Christmas Grand Buffet on December 25. On the menu—an inspiring array of traditional and modern Christmas favorites.
Where: 2101 5th Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Price: Adults $69 | Kids 6-12 $20 | + 20% gratuity and tax
Ruth’s Chris Steak House
‘Tis the season for steaks! For scrumptious food and a sizzling celebration on December 25, visit Ruth’s Chris Steak House.
Need a boost of caffeine to power through all those Christmas festivities? Get it at Starbucks. They’ll be open all day serving up holiday-fabulous drinks and more.
- 3032 John Hawkins PkwyBirmingham, AL 35244: 9AM-4PM
- 5405 US-280 EastBirmingham, AL 35242: 7AM-4PM
- 5180 Medford Drive, Hoover, AL 35244: 8:30AM-3:30PM
- 2738 Cahaba RdMountain Brook, AL 35223: 7AM-2PM
Grab a Drink
Cheers to a holiday well done with a delicious drink from Queen’s Park. On Christmas Day, check out their Miracle on 24th Street menu featuring 10 cocktails and 3 shots, all holiday-inspired.
Where: Queen’s Park. 112 24th St. N., Birmingham, Alabama 35203
It may not be Christmas music but if you want to check out a live band on December 25, head to The Nick Rocks. Performing will be the New Devils with Taylor Hunnicutt.
Ages 21+ only.
Where: The Nick Rocks. 2514 10th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 10PM (Doors open at 9PM)
Drug Stores and Pharmacies
Believe it or not, some drugs stores are open on Christmas Day—including CVS. The pharmacy is even open at a select few. Just don’t visit any located inside a Target—those will all be closed.
Here’s what CVS stores will be open:
- 4197 Crosshaven Dr., Cahaba Heights, AL 35243: 10AM-8PM
- 3030 Montgomery Hwy., Homewood, AL 35209: 10AM-8PM
- 105 Inverness Plaza, Birmingham, AL 35243: 24 | Pharmacy – 24 hours
- 2480 Rocky Ridge Rd, Vestavia Hills, AL 35243: 10AM-8PM
- 1881 Chace Dr, Hoover, AL 35244: 24 hours
- 2901 Morgan Rd., Bessemer, AL 35022
- 315 Main St., Trussville, AL 35173: 10AM-8PM | Pharmacy – 10AM-6PM