Score deals on food, retail + more this Memorial Weekend in Birmingham

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Memorial Weekend is here, which means summer is officially here. If you’re looking for the best deals on food, retail and more in Birmingham, we’ve got you covered.


Ashley Mac’s

Ashley Mac’s may be closing shop Saturday-Monday, May 22-25, but there is still time to stock up on your favorites for the holiday weekend.

Consider filling your cooler with:

  • Poppy’s Pickles
  • Pimento Cheese
  • Chicken Salad
  • And more!

Address: 3147 Green Valley Rd, Birmingham, AL 35243 | 1831 28th Ave S #101, Homewood, AL 35209 | 5299 Valleydale Rd, Birmingham, AL 35242 | 4730 Chace Cir #100, Hoover, AL 35244
Contact: 205.822.4142 (Birmingham) | 205.582.0062 (Homewood) | (205.346.6186 Valleydale Rd. | 205.259.5044 (Hoover)
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The Essential

The Essential is showing their love for Memorial Day Weekend with some pretty cool happenings that you’ll want to check out.

Thursday-Saturday, May 21-23, they will host their final curbside Patio Pick-Up from 4-8PM. You can also grab brunch between 10AM-1PM!

You can also support Bandit Bham (The Essential’s oh-so tasty bakery) Saturday, May 23 from 7AM-Noon at The Market at Pepper Place. Preorder here.

But there’s more up The Essential’s mighty chef sleeves. Get ready for an epic Memorial Day party on Monday, May 25. Lemme hear those shouts of excitement! All the nitty gritty details are soon-to-come so stay tuned to their social pages.

Address: 2018 Morris Ave, Birmingham, AL 35203
Contact: 205.703.3012
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Metro Diner

Metro Diner is ready for the long weekend and are offering some must-have eats. Just order, pickup and feast all weekend. Here’s what they’re serving up:

  • Brunch Casseroles ($39): Heat-at-home value combo. Pickup Saturday-Monday, May 23-25.
  • Brunch Meal Packs (Serves 4): Includes choice of meat lovers or veggie brunch casserole, fresh fruit family-sized garden salad and fresh-basked chocolate chip cookies.

Pre-order by Saturday, May 23 at 6PM.

Red, White, Blue & New ($9.99): Pulled pork, fried fish or spicy honey chicken sandwiches. Comes with seasoned fries and a pickle. Available for dine-in, take-out or delivery.

Order here.

Address: 2050 Gadsden Hwy, Birmingham, AL 35235
Contact: 205.598.1848
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Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint

Craving barbecue? Make Memorial Weekend a cinch with ready-made-meals from Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint.

Here’s a look at what each meal includes:

Ribs & Que Meal

  • Full rack of ribs: (choice of baby back or spare ribs and Sweet Dixie Sauce or Memphis Dry Rub)
  • Pulled pork (1 lb.)
  • One quart of baked beans
  • One quart of slaw
  • One quart of potato salad
  • One quart of banana pudding
  • 12 slider buns
  • Choice of beverage (1 gallon): sweet tea, unsweet tea, or lemonade

Wings & Que Meal

  • 30 wings (choice of Memphis Dry Rub, Alabama White, Sweet Dixie or Naked)
  • Pulled pork (1 lb.)
  • One quart of baked beans
  • One quart of slaw
  • One quart of potato salad
  • One quart of banana pudding
  • 12 slider buns
  • Choice of beverage (1 gallon): sweet tea, unsweet tea, or lemonade

Each meal costs $94.99 and serves 4-6 people.

Orders must be in by Thursday, May 21 at 5PM. Pick up is available between Friday, May 22 and Monday, May 25.

Order here.

Address: 3029 Pump House Rd, Vestavia Hills, AL 35243
Contact: 205.715.8999
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Piggly Wiggly

Planning that Memorial Weekend menu can be tough. Do you opt for the traditional hamburgers and hotdogs or do you venture in a more unique direction? Either way, head to Piggly Wiggly for a variety of deals.

They also offer a huge selection of wine and beer. Cheers!

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Ice Cream

Nothing says summer like a scoop (or two!) of cold, delicious ice cream. Mmm! Here are some Birmingham ice cream shops to get your favorite flavors.


La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries

If spring cleaning has led to summer redecorating, shop La-Z-Boy for awesome Memorial Weekend deals.

They’ll be offering 30% off on select recliners, sofas and more.

Address: 2944 AL-150, Birmingham, AL 35244 | 1811 Crestwood Blvd, Irondale, AL 35210
Contact: 205.733.1937 (Birmingham) | 205.956.1994 (Irondale)
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Diamonds Direct

Summer lovin’ means discounts on gorgeous jewelry at Diamonds Direct. Can I get an ooo lala? This holiday weekend, score 0% interest on your purchase for 60 months! Now the question is—which jewel will you choose?

Address: 2800 Cahaba Village Plaza suite 150, Birmingham, AL 35243
Contact: 205.201.7400
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Mark’s Outdoors

Love the outdoors? Then don’t miss your chance to save big with deals at Mark’s Outdoors. This holiday weekend, expect savings on:

  • Costa sunglasses
  • Game cameras
  • Safes
  • Youth rod/reel combos
  • And more!

Address: 1400 Montgomery Hwy, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
Contact: 205.822.2010
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Closets by Design

If your home rejuvenation requires more than just a few new decorations, consider Closets by Design. From closets to garages, they offer a broad range of organizing services that will wow you and your house guests.

Dream big this Memorial Weekend. Get 40% + 15% off, plus free installation on your next project.

Does your mudroom need an upgrade? Check out our most recent article on three ways a Closets by Design mudroom can shave 30 minutes off your daily routine.

Address: 3806 1st Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35222
Contact: 205.777.4000
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Mountain High Outfitters

For outdoorsy items, this Memorial Day Weekend Mountain High Outfitters is a top spot to score some worthwhile deals. Here’s what brands are on sale:

  • 30% off Salomon
  • 25% off Mountain Khakis, prAna, Marine Layer, LOLE, Carve Designs

Address: 310 Summit Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35243 | 2800 Cahaba Village Plaza #250, Birmingham, AL 35243 | 2000 Galleria Cir, Birmingham, AL 35244 | Shops of Grand River 6200, Grand River Blvd E, Leeds, AL 35094
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Outdoor Adventures

If you’re hoping to get outdoors this weekend, grab those hiking boots and head to these five Birmingham trails.

Wondering where the safest water for swimming is? The Coosa Riverkeeper has the answers. Sign up for water quality text alerts.

American Flag Company

Hoping to show off that red, white and blue this Memorial Day? Then get your orders in to the American Flag Company in Homewood. They offer it all, from US and military/civil service flags to flag poles and hardware.

Address: 221 Oxmoor Blvd, Birmingham , AL 35209
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Who else is offering deals this Memorial Day Weekend in Birmingham? Let us know on social @bhamnow.

Patience Itson
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