What’s open on Christmas Day in Birmingham? Find out!

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It’s time for Santa to relax! Photo via The Summit – Birmingham, Facebook

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

Who knew bowling was popular on Christmas Day? Photo via Bowlero, Facebook

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
Hours: 4PM-Midnight

Bowlero – Birmingham

Where: 2908 Riverview Rd., Birmingham, AL 35424
Contact: 205.991.3900
Hours: 2PM-Midnight

Vestavia Bowl

Where: 1429 Montgomery Hwy., Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
Contact: 205.979.4420
Hours: 5PM–11PM

Catch a Show

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How much popcorn can you eat? Photo via Birmingham premiere LUX Cine & Pizza Pub, Facebook

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:

AMC Summit

Where: The Summit Birmingham. 321 Summit Blvd., Birmingham, AL 35243

AMC Classic Lee Branch

Where: 801 Doug Baker Blvd., Birmingham, AL 35242
Contact: 205.408.0526

AMC Dine-In Vestavia Hills

Where: 1911 Kentucky Ave, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
Contact: 205.978.3720

AMC Patton Creek

Where: 4450 Creekside Ave, Birmingham, AL 35244
Contact: 205.982.4778

Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema

Where: 1821 2nd Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Contact: 205.324.0888

Birmingham Premiere LUX Cine GSX & Pizza Pub

Where: 501 Lakeshore Pkwy., Birmingham, AL 35209
Contact: 205.734.0125

Grab a Bite

Rojo Birmingham

Cheers to Christmas Day at Rojo Birmingham. Photo via Rojo Birmingham, Facebook

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
Hours: 6-11:30PM

Harvest Restaurant and Bar

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Don’t miss the 4th annual Christmas Grand Buffet on December 25. Photo via Redmont Hotel, Facebook

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.

Reservations required.

Where: 2101 5th Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Contact: 205.957.68.28
Hours: 11AM-4PM
Price: Adults $69 | Kids 6-12 $20 | + 20% gratuity and tax

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

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A merry Christmas involves food and drinks. Photo via Ruth’s Chris Steak House – Birmingham, Facebook

‘Tis the season for steaks! For scrumptious food and a sizzling celebration on December 25, visit Ruth’s Chris Steak House.

Where: Embassy Suites Hotel, 2300 Woodcrest Pl., Birmingham, AL 35209
: 205.879.9995


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Toasted White Chocolate Mocha. Photo via Starbucks, Facebook

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

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I feel like I’m in a Christmas card. Photo via Queen’s Park, Facebook

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
Hours: 7PM-Midnight

Live Music

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Taylor Hunnicutt. Photo via Taylor Hunnicutt, Facebook

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)
Price: $10

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

Who else will be open on Christmas Day in Birmingham? Let us know who we missed!

Patience Itson
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