Your guide to the ultimate Bachelorette weekend in Birmingham

Screen Shot 2022 02 25 at 12.30.23 PM Your guide to the ultimate Bachelorette weekend in Birmingham
Let’s celebrate! (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

Are you planning a bachelorette weekend in Birmingham? With our plethora of local breweries, lively bars, outdoor spaces and Instagram-worthy brunch spots, it can be hard to know where to start, but that’s where we come in. You’ll be the wife of the party with this nonstop fun weekend itinerary in The Magic City. Let’s get into it!

Day 1 of your Bachelorette weekend in Birmingham: Arrivals, cocktails & dinner on the town

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The new Kelly Hotel could be a great fit for your crew. (Nathan Watson / Bham Now)

If your bachelorettes are traveling by air, have them fly into Birmingham-Shuttlesworth Airport (BHM) and then head to the hotel to get freshened up before you head out on the town.

Night 1—Cocktails 🍸

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Sip, sip. (Olivia Moses / Bham Now)

You have to start off night one strong with some cocktails. We’ve got a little something for everyone in Bham, including:

Night 1—Dinner 😋

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El Barrio nachos featuring plantain chips, named the best nachos in Alabama. (Pat Byington / Bham Now)

For tonight’s dinner, we’re going international. Birmingham is home to deliciously fun fusion fare, so come hungry, because we have:

Head back to your hotel and get some shut eye, because you’ve got another day full of fun tomorrow!

Day 2 of your Bachelorette weekend in Birmingham: Brunch, breweries and live entertainment

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Discover your new favorite places. (Miranda Shaffer / Bham Now)

Day two is for the triple Bs: bachelorettes, brunch and breweries.

Day 2—Birmingham brunchin’ 🍳

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This stack is on the brunch menu at Iron City Grill. (Nathan Watson / Bham Now)

The Birmingham brunch scene is top notch. I’m talking shrimp and grits, breakfast burritos, pancakes, waffles and so much more. Don’t worry, we already did the research for you.

Check out these 19 delicious Birmingham brunch spots you and your friends will love.

Day 2—Shopping 🛍️

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What’s a Bach party without a little shoe shopping? (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

It’s shopping time! Birmingham is home to some prime shopping, including large department stores, The Summit, thrift stores and local boutiques.

If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind shopping experience, visit Memory Lane and pick up a new pair of kicks.

Day 2—Brewery Tour 🍻

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Cheers to that. (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

Wash down your hearty brunch and celebrate your shopping successes with tasty local brews. We compiled 15 of Birmingham’s breweries AND gave you a top recommendation at each, so it’s time to get busy.

Want someone else to handle the driving? Consider booking a City Brew Tour.

Night 2—Private dinner 🍽️

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Feelin’ hot, hot, hot… (Matthew Niblett / Bham Now)

You’ll want to freshen up after your brewery excursion, because tonight’s dinner will be an exclusive affair. Book a lavish private dining experience at one of The Magic City’s top spots, like Galley and Garden, Ovenbird or Hot and Hot Fish Club.

Night 2—Live Entertainment 💃

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Maggie Rogers at Iron City. (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

After dinner, it’s time for live entertainment. Whether you prefer concerts, theatre, comedy or anything in between, Birmingham’s got you covered.

Check out these spots for live entertainment during your visit:

Day 3 of your Bachelorette weekend in Birmingham: coffee, facials and farewells

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Extra chocolate in mine, please. (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

It’s your last day in The Magic City, so let’s go out with a bang!

Day 3—Coffee tour ☕

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Are you team iced coffee? (Dasyol Coffee Lab / Cecilia Wood)

The Bham Now team takes coffee pretty seriously. In fact, one of our Nowers visited 15 local coffee spots and provided a customized recommendation for each one.

So, you have no excuse to miss out on caffeine while you’re in The Magic City. Grab your brew of choice and take your group for a stroll in one of Birmingham’s gorgeous parks.

Day 3—Pamper & recharge 💆

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I can vouch for this one—it feels amazing! (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

It’s been a heck of a weekend, hasn’t it? Let’s recharge at one of Birmingham’s luxury spas. Spoil your bride-to-be with a massage, facial or some yoga.

Pay one of these local spots a visit:

Day 3—Say your goodbyes + plan your next trip! 👋

You can’t experience all the magic of Birmingham in just three days, so it’s time to say your goodbyes and plan your next visit! Want a change of scenery? Check out our Huntsville bachelorette tips.

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