27 local events for a fantastic month of June

BridgeWays
2021 S’mores & Pours. (BridgeWays / Facebook)

Ready for a jam-packed summer? Kick off your plans this June with our guide to 27 events around Birmingham. From live theater productions to parades and more, it’s gonna be a blast!

1. Adventure Theatre with Birmingham Children’s Theatre

What: Join Ranger Musky and field scientist Dr. Inez in an on-location hiking adventure as they work to find a new and mysterious creature recently spotted in our local nature preserves. More info.
Where:
Thursday, June 2-Saturdayy, June 11, Red Mountain Park, 2011 Frankfurt Dr, Birmingham, AL 35211 | Thursday, June 16-Saturday, June 25, Ruffner Mountain, 1214 81st St S, Birmingham, AL 35206 | Thursday, July 14-Saturday, July 23, Turkey Creek Nature Preserve, 3906 Turkey Creek Rd, Pinson, AL 35126
When:
Times vary by performance.
Cost:
Adults $20 | Kids $10
Tickets

2. Kinky Boots

What: A Tony Award-winning production on the Red Mountain Theatre stage. The story follows Charlie Price who has reluctantly inherited his father’s near-bankrupt shoe factory. After meeting Lola, a fabulous entertainer, the duo works together to turn the factory around. More info.
Where: Red Mountain Theatre – MainStage, 1600 3rd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233
When:
Friday, June 3-Sunday, June, 26 | Thursday-Friday 8PM | Saturday 2PM + 8PM | Sunday 8PM
Cost: Regular (ages 13+) – $25+ | Kids (2-12) – $20+
Tickets

3. Spiffy’s Shopping Shindig

What: A once-a-month warehouse sale offering curated collections of rugs, sofas, chairs, dining tables, accessories and art—all for up to 60% off. More info.
Where: So So Spiffy, 1218 2nd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203
When: Saturday, June 3, Noon-6PM | Sunday, June 4, 10AM-3PM
Cost: Free admission

4. Zoo Brews

Zoo Brews
Craft brews + animals at Zoo Brews. (The Birmingham Zoo)

What: A night at The Birmingham Zoo where craft beer lovers can experience a fantastic selection of the finest specialty brews and wines. More info.
Where:
The Birmingham Zoo, 2630 Cahaba Rd, Birmingham, AL 35223
When: Friday, June 3 | 5-8PM
Cost: General Admission $45 | Designated Driver $15
Tickets

5. Larp with the Everliving Woodsfolk

What: A live-action role-play event that’s free and open to all. More info.
Where: McCallum Park, 3332 Rosemary Ln, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
When: Saturday, June 4 | 11AM
Cost: Free

6. Funky Food Truck Festival benefiting AIDS Alabama

The Current is one of the food trucks that will be at Cahaba Brewing for the Funky Food Truck Festival.
The Current is one of the food trucks that will be at the Funky Food Truck Festival. (Cecilia Wood / Bham Now)

What: An afternoon of great food from some of Birmingham’s best food trucks, local beer, artisans and pop-up shops. Proceeds benefit AIDS Alabama. More info.
When: Saturday, June 4 | 1-5PM
Where: Cahaba Brewing Co, 4500 5th Ave S Building C, Birmingham, AL 35222
Cost: Free admission

7. African Heritage Festival

What: A family-oriented celebration of vibrant traditions of African cultures and Birmingham Museum of Art’s African art galleries. Expect: art activities, African drumming, a folk music workshop, food tastings and more. More info.
When: Saturday, June 4 | 10AM-5PM
Where: Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35203
Cost: Free
Register

8. The Summit Skate Night

roller skates
Get your skate on. (Ore Mercantile / Facebook)

What: Moonlight Roller Mobile pops up at The Summit to offer skating, music and shopping. More info.
When:
Saturday, June 4 | 4-8PM
Where: The Summit, 214 Summit Blvd #150, Birmingham, AL 35243
Cost: Skates $5 per person | Rink use $4 per person

9. Lakeview Hullabaloo

Hullabaloo
(Lakeview Hullabaloo)

What: A music festival that celebrates community, music, food, drink and Lakeview’s history. More info.
When: Saturday, June 4 | 2PM-Midnight
Where: 29th Street S, Birmingham, AL 35233
Cost: $25 in advance | $30 at gate | VIP $100 | Kids 12 + under – Free
Tickets

10. Vulcan’s 118th Birthday Bash

Vulcan
Vulcan 117th Birthday Bash in 2021. (Vulcan Park & Museum)

What: An afternoon party celebrating Vulcan’s 118th birthday. Enjoy food trucks, 15+ vendors, special guest appearances, kids’ activities and more. More info.
When:
Sunday, June 5 | 1-5PM
Where: Vulcan Park & Museum, 1701 Valley View Dr, Birmingham, AL 35209
Cost: $6-$8 (Kids 4 + under – Free)
Tickets

11. Alabama Comic Con

What: A two-day event that brings together vendors, artists, fan groups and more in a family-friendly environment. More info.
When:
Saturday, June 4, 10AM-6PM | Sunday, June 5, 11AM-5PM
Where: The BJCC, 1 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203
Cost: $20-$50
Tickets

12. S’mores & Pours benefiting BridgeWays

BridgeWays
2021 S’mores & Pours benefiting BirdgeWays. (BridgeWays / Facebook)

What: A boho-chic wonderland with food from Taco Mama, a silent auction and raffles, local pop-up shops and artists, live music and Avondale’s finest brews. Proceeds benefit BridgeWays. More info.
When:
Thursday, June 9 | 5-9:30PM
Where: Avondale Brewing Co, 201 41st St S, Birmingham, AL 35222
Cost: $10-$30 | Kids 5 + under – Free
Tickets

13. The Sound of Music

What: The spirited, romantic and beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family. More info.
When:
Thursday-Sunday, June 9-26 | Thursday-Saturday 7:30PM, Sunday 2:30PM
Where: Virginia Samford Theatre, 1116 26th St S, Birmingham, AL 35205
Cost: Reserved Seating $43 | Students – $23
Tickets

14. Caribbean American Carnival Festival + Parade

What: Hosted by the Central Alabama Caribbean American Organization, this is a family-friendly celebration of Caribbean culture with food, music, dancing and a parade. More info.
When:
Saturday, June 11 | 11AM-8PM (Parade begins at Noon)
Where: DeBardeleben Park, 1623 2nd Ave N, Bessemer, AL 35020
Cost: Free admission

15. Alabama Hike for Hope benefiting American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

What: A walk to raise funds and awareness for American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. More info.
When:
Saturday, June 11 | 9AM-1PM
Where: Red Mountain Park, 2011 Frankfurt Dr, Birmingham, AL 35211
Cost: Free
Register

16. Central Alabama Pride Parade

Pride Parade
Show off that pride! (Central Alabama Pride, Inc. / Facebook)

What: Central Alabama Pride’s annual event. Enjoy a Mardi Gras-style parade in Lakeview and more entertainment than you can imagine. Attend the Loud and Proud Official Parade After Party at 10:30PM at Saturn. More info.
When:
Saturday, June 11 | 8PM
Where: Begins at 32nd St S, Birmingham, AL 35233
Cost:
Free

17. Friends of Children’s Harbor Auction 

What: A fundraising auction highlighting hundreds of unique items and experiences to top bidders. The annual auction benefits Children’s Harbor, providing funding for the upcoming summer camp season which supports different organizations with thousands of campers. More info.
Where: Willow Point Golf & Country Club, 2544 Willow Point Rd, Alexander City, AL 35010
When: Saturday, June 11 | 6:30-9PM
Cost: Single Ticket $125
Register

18. Central Alabama Pride Fest

What: A day of family fun with vendors, food trucks, kids’ activities and local and national entertainment. More info.
When:
Saturday, June 12
Where: Linn Park, 20th St N, Birmingham, AL 35203
Cost: Free admission

19. Gent’s Night Out

What: An early Father’s Day shopping event with local vendors, cigar rolling, gent’s jewelry + free goodies for the first 50 guests. More info.
When: Thursday, June 16 | 5-7PM
Where: Diamonds Direct, 2800 Cahaba Village Pl suite 150, Birmingham, AL 35243
Cost: Free admission

20. Euphonious 2

Euphonious
A must-attend for music lovers. (Euphonious / Facebook)

What: Birmingham’s music and technology festival at The Birmingham Zoo’s Henley Park Event Lawn. Headliners include: Better Than Ezra, Maddie & Tae, Colbie Caillat, YouTube sensation Harry Mack and Collective Soul. More info.
When:
Friday-Sunday, June 17-19 | 5:30-10PM
Where: The Birmingham Zoo, 2630 Cahaba Rd, Birmingham, AL 35223
Cost: $99+ | Kids under 6 – Free
Tickets

21. Backyard Boogie

What: A day-long Juneteenth (Freedom Day) celebration featuring Magic Walks throughout the Civil Rights District, The Color of Baseball photography exhibit, special guests, live performances and more. More info.
When: Saturday, June 18 | 10AM-4PM
Where: The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, 520 16th St N, Birmingham, AL 35203
Cost: Free admission

22. Punk Rock and Tacos

What: Hear music from hardcore punk rock bands and shop local vendors. More info.
When:
Saturday, June 18 | 7PM
Where: True Story Brewing Co, 5510 Crestwood Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35212
Cost: $10 at door

23. Juneteenth Festival in The Magic City

Juneteenth
(Simone’s Kitchen ATL / Facebook)

What: Hosted by Simone’s Kitchen ATL, this is a don’t-miss festival with vendors, live band, fire work show, fire show, African dancers and tons of Black excellence. More info.
When: Sunday, June 19 | 4-10PM
Where: 521 3rd Ave W, Birmingham, AL 35204
Cost: $10

24. Riverdance

What: A must-see show featuring skilled dancers as they perform alongside an orchestra in a range of choreography from an Irish Jig to Jazz tap. More info.
When:
Monday-Wednesday, June 22-23
Where: The BJCC Concert Hall, 2130 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203
Cost: $27+
Tickets

25. Sara Sells In-Person + Online Sale

What: An in-person and online warehouse sale featuring curated collection pieces of furniture and decor. More info.
When:
In-person sale, June 25, | June 6/26 – Online sale
Where:
Sara Sells, 3501 First Avenue North, Birmingham, AL 35222
Cost: Free admission

26. CahaBAZAAR Vendor Market

CahaBAZAAR
Shop local. (CahaBAZAAR / Facebook)

What: The 8th year of the CahaBAZAAR featuring food trucks, live music and 70+ local vendors. More info.
When: Saturday, June 25 | Noon-6PM
Where: Cahaba Brewing Co, 4500 5th Ave S Building C, Birmingham, AL 35222
Cost: Free admission

27. The French Connection Wine & Food Tour benefiting Sidewalk Film Center & Cinema

What: Enjoy four wines from different regions in France paired with four tapas dishes beautifully curated by Ladybird and Charlie. More info.
When:
Sunday, June 26 | 4-6PM
Where: Hop City Beer & Wine, 2924 3rd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233
Cost: $60
Tickets

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