7 show-stopping weekend events you won’t want to miss—July 15-17

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It’s another weekend in Birmingham, so prepare for entertainment ahead. After a few more amazing events in the queue, The World Games 2022 wraps up on Sunday, July 17 at Protective Stadium. Get your tickets if you haven’t already. July 15-17 is also Tax-Free Weekend, so load up on all those school essentials + save big!

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7 Weekend Events in The Magic City

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1. Cinderella

  • Why go? Slip on those glass slippers, a magical night awaits you at Red Mountain Theatre in this clever retelling + contemporary take on the classic tale, Cinderella.
  • When: Friday, July 15-Wednesday, August 7 | Showtimes vary by date
  • Where: Red Mountain Theatre (Main Stage)
  • Cost: $20+
  • Tickets

2. Free Movie on the Mall

  • Why go? Enjoy a family-inspired outing with an outdoor movie night in Trussville. Watch Clifford the Big Red Dog, order eats from local food trucks, shop vendors + more.
  • When: Friday, July 15 | 5:30-10PM
  • Where: Trussville Mall
  • Cost: Free

3. Raiders of the Lost Ark

  • Why go? Spend an adventurous night with archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones in this classic film at the awe-inspiring Alabama Theatre.
  • When: Friday, July 15 | 7PM
  • Where: Alabama Theatre
  • Cost: $10
  • Tickets

4. Sip and Stroll + Market Day

  • Why go? It’s market day in Mountain Brook’s Lane Parke and there are lots of shops offering something special. Make a bouquet, find clothes for your little ones, explore art + more.
  • When: Saturday, July 16 | 10AM
  • Where: Lane Park (Mountain Brook)
  • Cost: Free admission

5. World Games Block Party VIP Experience​​​​​​​

  • Why go? Experience The World Games 2022 VIP style with access to a VIP lounge, spirit + cocktail tastings, craft beer samplings, free swag + more. 
  • When: Saturday, July 16 | Noon-5PM
  • Where: Redmont Vodka
  • Cost: General Admission – $10 | VIP – $50
  • Tickets

6. The Electric Circus—World Games Celebration

  • Why go? Celebrate The World Games 2022 with a stupendous evening at the Electric Circus. Expect music from the city’s best DJs, carnival-style comfort foods, small-batch brews + specialty cocktails. The best part—live circus performers like acrobats, fire dancers, aerialists, belly dancers + more!
  • When: Saturday, July 16 | 8PM
  • Where: OG Ghost Train
  • Cost: $20
  • Tickets

7. Black Business Market

  • Why go? Discover products, services + food from local black business owners from across The Magic City.
  • When: Sunday, July 17 | 11AM-7PM
  • Where: Little London Kitchen
  • Cost: Free admission

For more happenings, visit our events calendar.

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