Make plans now to head to I Love America Night June 24, 6-9PM at Wald Park

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Birmingham, Vulcan Park and Museum, fireworks, Thunder on the Mountain
Alright, so I Love America Night won’t be at Vulcan, but they will close out the evening with awesome fireworks. Photo via Vulcan Park and Museum

Make plans to head over to Vestavia’s newly redone Wald Park on June 24 for the 2021 I Love America Night from 6-9PM. Keep reading for all the details.

Kick things off with a ribbon cutting on the Grand Lawn at 6PM

I Love America Night
Check out I Love America Night Thursday, June 24, 6-9PM at the newly-redone Wald Park. Graphic via I Love America Night

Did you hear? Wald Park’s been redone, and the big ribbon cutting on the Grand Lawn takes place this Thursday night, June 24, at 6PM.

Williams Blackstock Architects were the architects on the project, which includes the new Miracle League Field, a new accessible playground and a new Aquatic Complex.

Then head over to the new Aquatic Complex for a free swim

Everyone’s welcome to come swim in the fancy new pool, not just members or Vestavia residents.

Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church is hosting a kids’ area with games and inflatables

Wald Park playground
This new accessible playground at Wald Park isn’t a bouncy house, but it sure is cool. Photo via Struthers Recreation

Let the kids get some energy out by bouncing on inflatables and enjoying games hosted by Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church.

Enjoy a Pops in the Park concert with the Shades Mountain Baptist Church Orchestra

Pops in the Park
Bring a blanket or chair for the show. Photo via I Love America Night

After the kids have got their wiggles out, you can sit on the Grand Lawn and enjoy the Pops in the Park Concert, brought to you by the Shades Mountain Baptist Church Orchestra. Just be sure to bring a chair or a blanket.

Check out the fireworks at 8:30PM

Who says you need to wait ’till July 4th to see fireworks? They’ll be happening at 8:30PM on I Love America Night.

Know before you go

On-site parking:

  • Civic Center
  • Vestavia Hills West Elementary School

Off-site parking with shuttle service to the park:

  • Neighborhood Walmart on U.S. 31
  • Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest
  • Lot at the former Sprouts location
  • Swaid Clinic
  • Vestavia Hills City Hall
  • America’s First Credit Union
  • Southminster Presbyterian Church

Please be sure to leave your dogs at home.

Event sponsors include: Black Family Restaurants-McDonald’s, Progress Bank, Shades Mountain Baptist Church, Standard Heating & Air Conditioning Company, RoyalAutomotive, the Vestavia Hills Chamber of Commerce and the City of Vestavia Hills.

For more information, visit Vestavia Hills Chamber of Commerce or I Love America Night! on Facebook.

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