PLAN NOW: 13 must-attend weekend events in Birmingham, March 11-13

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Hammerfest is back! (Birmingham Hammerfest / Facebook)

Get ready for another exciting weekend, Birmingham. We’ve got Hammerfest at Pepper Place, an awareness walk at Railroad Park and even see pre-St. Paddy’s Day fun. Here’s what ahead for March 11-13.

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This Weekend in The Magic City

Birmingham Hammerfest
Watch ’em ride! (Birmingham Hammerfest)

Go,  go,  go…

To Pepper Place this Saturday, March 12 for the 3rd annual Birmingham Hammerfest. Enjoy races from pro + amateur cyclists, a Kids’ Zone + tons of St. Patrick’s Day fun. Activities begin at 11AM and last all day. Admission is free. 

Stand up!

Lace up those walking shoes and take a stand against substance use disorder (SUD) during the End Addiction BHAM Walk on Saturday, March 12. Taking place at Railroad Park from 10AM-2PM, the event includes: a free walk, greetings from Mayor Randall Woodfin, live music, free HIV testing + Narcan training and much more. You can even meet the 2022 Champion for the Cause.

Awesome finds

Locals across Birmingham have been cleaning out their closets for Sweet Ham Alabama’s Spring Clean Sale on Saturday, March 12 from 1-4PM at Cahaba Brewing Company. Benefiting First Light, shop local vendors and sellers for all sorts of cool finds, like clothes, furniture and even homemade creations. Stick around for drinks + more, Cahaba Brewing hosts their ShamROCK celebration beginning at noon. Admission is free to both events. 

A celebration’s ahead!

Put your hands together in celebration of Bham’s community leaders. The Rotaract Club will honor these inspiring locals during their Foundation Ball this weekend. Take part of the action and attend the event at Regions Field on Saturday, March 12 at 7PM. Tickets.


  •  Now-Jan. 2023: Birmingham Bottling: Soft Drinks in the Magic City @ Linn-Henley Gallery at Vulcan Park and Museum. Daily, 10AM-6PM. General admission to Vulcan Park and Museum. Adults (13+) – $6 | Seniors (65+) – $5 | Kids (5-12) – $4 | Kids 4 + under – free. Tickets available on site.
  • Saturday, March 12: Grand Opening @ Wellness WorX Grand Opening. 10AM-4PM. Free admission.
  • Saturday, March 12: Grand Opening @ Quake Plus Size Resale. Noon-4PM. Free admission. 
  • Saturday, March 12: ShamROCK @ Cahaba Brewing Co. Noon-10PM.    
  • Sunday, March 13: Daylight Saving Time.

Looking Ahead

Holi: A Festival of Color at Birmingham Museum of Art. (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)
  • Thursday, March 17: Live After 5 @ Vestavia City Center. 5-7PM. Free admission.
  • Saturday, March 19: Barktoberfest @ Helena Amphitheater. 11AM-6PM. Adults – $5, Ages 17 + under – Free.

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Patience Itson
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