Need Memorial Day plans? Check out these 14 events in Birmingham

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The tournament is a perfect place to bring your baseball loving kiddos this Memorial Day Weekend! Photo via SEC Baseball Tournament

Memorial Day Weekend is coming up soon, and Birmingham has a packed schedule. With concerts, cookouts, memorials and outdoor fun, you have plenty of ways to spend the long weekend. Keep reading to find your long weekend plans.

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Entertainment

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The Stolen Faces at Avondale Brewing Co. in 2017. Photo via Thomas Diasio.

1. Smith + Myers at Avondale Brewing Company

Avondale Brewing Co. is hopping with it’s latest concerts. Catch Smith + Myers this Saturday night.

  • Location: 201 41st Street South, Birmingham, AL 35222
  • Time: Saturday, May 29, 7PM
  • Price: Varies by seat.
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2. Mega Car Show

Car fans get ready, the Mega Car Show is coming to Gardendale. With a variety of vehichles, it’s a great way to start your holiday weekend.

  • Location: 940 Main St, Gardendale, AL 35071
  • Time: Saturday, May 29, 2PM-5PM
  • Price: Free admission
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3. Manic Vision  at Ghost Train Brewing

Check out this Birmingham-based blues/rock band at a local brewery.

  • Location: 2616 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35233
  • Time: Saturday, May 29, 6-11PM
  • Price: Free
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4. AJ Beaver and the Band at Ferus Artisan Ales

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Head over to Ferus Ales for good brews and good music. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

Birmingham’s first solar-powered brewery is hosting a Memorial Day Weekend concert.

  • Location: 101 Beech St Suite 111, Trussville, AL 35173
  • Time: Saturday, May 29, 5:30PM
  • Price: Free admission
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5. Eagle Sunrise Band at Tin Roof Birmingham

Catch this Eagle’s tribute band at Tin Roof this Saturday. It’ll give you a peaceful, easy feeling.

  • Location: 2616 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35233
  • Time: Saturday, May 29, 6-11PM
  • Price: $5
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6. Fitz & The Tantrums at Avondale Brewing Company

It’s hard to beat spending a long weekend sipping your favorite brews while one of your favorite bands plays. Hit up Avondale Brewing for a night of fun and Fitz.

  • Location: 201 41st Street South, Birmingham, AL 35222
  • Time: Sunday, May 30, 7PM
  • Price: $50-85
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Food + Drink

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The perfect Memorial Day meal. Photo via 1918 Catering

7. Magic City Smoke + Boil

Join the fun with 1918 Catering at their first annual Magic City Smoke and Boil. They’ll have tons of smoked food and seafood, a perfect way to kick off Memorial Day Weekend.

  • Location: 197 Vulcan Road, Birmingham, AL 35209
  • Time: Saturday May 29, 2-8PM
  • Price: Free admission
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8. Memorial Day Cookout at Greystone Country Club

Greystone County Club is hosting a Memorial Day Celebration featuring live music, drink specials, and family activities. Refreshemnts will also be available.

  • Location: 4100 Greystone Dr, Birmingham, AL 35242
  • Time: Monday, May 311-5PM
  • Price: $16.95 for adults, $9.99 for kids 12 and under
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Sports

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Fans at the 2018 SEC Baseball Tournament. Photo via SEC Baseball Tournament

9. SEC Baseball Tournament

American’s favorite pastime on Memorial Day weekend? Yes, please! The 2021 SEC Baseball tournament returns to the Hoover Met for a week of seventh-inning stretches, hotdogs and an all around good time.

  • Location: 5508 Stadium Trace Pkwy, Hoover, AL 35244
  • Time: Tuesday, May 25 – Monday, May 31
  • Price: Varies by ticket.
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10. Southeastern Trail Runs Memorial Day Weekend Race

The 3rd race in the Southeastern Trails Series, this 12-miler in Oak Mountain State Park is a challenge. If you’re looking for an athletic challenge this weekend, this one’s for you.

  • Location: Redbud Pavillion, 200 Terrace Dr, Pelham, AL 35124
  • Time: Saturday, May 29, 8AM
  • Price: $50, active miliatry runs free
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11. Back40 Barre

The weekly barre class taught by Aero Joe Pilates is back this weekend at Back Forty Brewing. Come for the workout and stay for the beer.

  • Location: 3201 1st Avenue North, Birmingham, AL 35222
  • Time: Saturday, May 29, 9:30AM
  • Price: $4
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Outdoor + family activities

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Replica of Mount Vernon at American Village in Montevallo. Photo via Pat Byington for Bham Now.

12. Camping Week with Grace Klein Community

Spend a week in the woods (or as long as you want) at Oak Mountain State Park with the Grace Klein Community family camping week.

  • Location: 200 Terrace Dr, Pelham, AL 35124
  • Time: Friday, May 28 – Friday, June 5
  • Price: Varies by activity.
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13. 13th Annual Memorial Day Observance at Alabama National Cemetary

Honor the brave Alabamians who have served our country in the highest degree at the Alabama National Cemetary’s 13th Annual Memorial Day Observance.

  • Location: 3133 Highway 119, Montevallo, AL 35115 
  • Time: Monday, May 31
  • Price: Free
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14. American Village’s Memorial Day celebration

Enjoy Memorial Day weekend learning more about our nation’s history at the American Village in Montevallo.

Already have your Memorial Day Weekend plans set? Tag us @bhamnow and let us know!

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