7 spectacular weekend events including The World Games 2022‚ÄĒJuly 8-10

The World Games 2022
Are you ready? (The World Games 2022 Birmingham / Facebook)

All eyes are on Birmingham this weekend as The World Games 2022 revs up. View the lineup of sporting events + grab your tickets then scroll to discover even more exciting things ahead for The Magic City, July 8-10.

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7 Weekend Events in The Magic City

Market at Pepper Place
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1. Hoover Restaurant Week

Why go?¬†Hoover Restaurant Week¬†is back July 7-17‚ÄĒthis time to celebrate TWG 2022! During the 11-day event, discover a diversity of flavors from more than 30 restaurants in the City of Hoover as they offer tasty eats, deals + more.
When: Now-Sunday, July 17
Where: Participating restaurants

2. Free Friday Flicks

Why go?¬†Space Jam: A New Legacy¬†on a 38′ outdoor movie screen‚ÄĒwho could resist? Arrive early for fun at the kids’ zone and eats from local food and dessert trucks.
When: Friday, July 8 | 6:30PM
Where: Veteran’s Park (Hoover)
Cost: Free

3. Sharrif Simmons

Why go? Sharrif Simmons, poet, songwriter, performance artist + teacher of performing arts, is back in Birmingham for one special night. Join East Village Arts of Birmingham to celebrate his most recent collection of poetry in his book Clearly Spoken, Spoken Clearly. 
When: Friday, July 8 | 6:30-9:30PM
Where: East Village Arts of Birmingham
Cost: Free

4. So So Spiffy Shopping Shindig

Why go?¬†You’ll have access to So So Spiffy’s amazing curated collection of home items‚ÄĒall for 60% off!
When: Friday, July 8, Noon-6PM | Saturday, July 9, 10AM-3PM
Where: Spiffy Staging & Design
Cost: Free admission

5. Magic City Summer: Get Local at Pepper Place

Why go?¬†A farmer’s market is the perfect way to spend a Saturday morning. Discover local farmers, makers, retailers + more.
When: Saturday, July 9 | 8:30-10:30AM
Where: Pepper Place
Cost: Free admission

6. Birmingham Bull Run

Why go?¬†Celebrate the Pamplona Running of the Bulls (from a distance!) as you walk or jog from pub to pub in Birmingham’s Lakeview District. You’ll enjoy tasty drinks at each stop.
When: Saturday, July 9 | 6-10PM
Where: Lakeview District
Cost: $20

7. The Wizard of Oz

Why go? There’s no place like… the Alabama Theatre! See Dorothy get swept away to the magical land of Oz in this classic film, and be sure to join¬†in¬†in the pre-show sing-a-long with the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ.¬†
When: Sunday, July 10 | 2PM
Where: Alabama Theatre
Cost: $10 | Kids 2 + under РFree

For more happenings, visit our events calendar.

Looking Ahead

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