It’s Fourth of July Weekend, which means you’re busy looking for things to do around Birmingham. While keeping social distancing in mind, here are all the details. *Fireworks shows included!*
Enter to win!
Two minutes could score you BIG prizes when you take Bham Now’s survey and enter to win cool prizes valued up to $500. Who can resist gift cards to hot spots like Dave N’ Busters and Milos, after all. The deadline to participate is July 10. Enter now.
Zip, Flash, Sparkle
It’s hard to imagine a Fourth of July without fireworks. Here’s where to view them around the greater Birmingham area.
A Petite Celebration
With all the changes that have take place lately, you may be wondering how to celebrate the July 4th weekend. Well, wonder no more! We have 7 terrific ideas for those observing the holiday from home this year. And yes, it DOES include pie.
Lake Life, Best Life
Fourth of July Weekend is the perfect time for a lake escape. So grab your quaranteam and head to one of these beautiful lakes within easy driving distance from Birmingham.
Marsha, Marsha, Marsha
Or in 2020—COVID, COVID, COVID. If you’ve wondered what it’s like to be tested for the virus, we have some answers. Bham Now Team member Sharron Swain recently underwent the testing process. Here’s her story.
Recruitment, Retention and Advancement
Diversity and inclusion leaders are an essential part of the workplace. But how do these roles benefit and improve Birmingham’s business community? We walk you through it here.
Do you have any change?
Random fact: I absolutely adore coin purses. So why don’t I own any? Because the concept is ridiculous. Nobody carries coins around anymore. There’s not even a coin emoji. I know because I just looked for one to include in this blurb. This being said, there is some great news for cars and the people who park them across Birmingham—4,000 parking meters now accept payment via the ParkMobileApp. Full story.
We all know the importance of voting, but do you know how, where and when? Find out all the must-knows in our guide to voting in Jefferson County.
A Sparkler of a Deal
No matter how you celebrate the holiday weekend, be sure to fill it with food and drinks from local Birmingham businesses. These 5 are guaranteed to produce a party in your mouth.
- Rojo: Buy $100 gift card, get $25 one free.
- Southern Roots Wines: Use discount ANTICOVID for 25% off.
- Teriyaki Madness: Secret deal via discount code Neighborhood10.
- Tostados Homewood: CoronaSucks for 15% off your meal.
- Urban Cookhouse: DIY Sangria Kits $25.
Before you head out, remember those social distancing rules and a mask, of course.
Thursday-Friday, July 2-3
Jourdan Truth Presents “Painted Faces” @ Filter-Coffee Parlor. 7AM-2:30PM. FREE.
Friday-Sunday, July 3-5
Fourth of July Weekend @ The Birmingham Zoo. Thursday-Saturday, 9AM-5PM. FREE Admission for veterans, active + retired military + their dependents. General Admission for non-military visitors. Tickets.
July 4th Weekend @ Tin Roof. 11AM-Midnight.
Thursday, July 2
Farmers to Families: Food Box Pick Up @ Levite JCC of Birmingham. 11AM-1PM. FREE.
Manic Comedy Open Mic @ SideBar. 8-10:30PM.
The Alabama Jubilee @ Brennan’s Irish Pub. 7-9PM.
Throwback Thursday Party @ Tin Roof. 9PM-Midnight.
Ferus (Virtual) Happy Hour @ Ferus Artisan Ales (Trussville). 6-7PM. FREE.
Friday, July 3
Kin Euphorics Spritz Giveaway @ LeNell’s Beverage Boutique. 5:30-7:30PM. FREE.
Grand Opening of Panoptic Food Truck @ The Avondale Gallery & Loft. Noon-3PM.
Funny Free Fridays @ Good People Brewing Co. 9-10:30PM. FREE.
Zach Austin and Friends @ Dave’s Pub. 10PM.
Tim Thurman Band @ Tin Roof. 10PM-2AM. FREE.
Saturday, July 4
The Market at Pepper Place (Curbside Pickup + Walk Through) @ Pepper Place. 9AM-Noon. FREE.
Freedom Celebration @ Trussville Mall. 6:30-9PM. FREE.
Thunder on the Mountain @ Vulcan Park & Museum. 9-10PM. FREE.
4th of July Rooftop Watch Party @ The Southern Kitchen & Bar. 5PM-1AM.
Magic City Market Place 4th of July @ Vulcan Park & Museum. 11AM-4PM.
1st Saturday Serve July @ Lynn Park. 9AM. FREE.
July 4th with Frank and Friends @ Dave’s Pub. 10PM.
2nd Annual Concours de Competition @ Barber Motorsports Park. 7AM-8PM.
Sunday, July 5
ProtestOfArt for BlackLivesMatter @ Avondale Park. 3-5PM. FREE.
Keep your planner full. Don’t miss an event with the Bham Now event calendar.