Labor Day is coming up Monday, September 5, which means there’s a full weekend of happenings ahead. If you’re looking to do more than sleep in and binge your favorite shows, here are some events taking place around Birmingham.
1. The Doobie Brothers: 50th Anniversary Tour
What: Doobie Brothers fan? Kick off your Labor Day Weekend for their 50th Anniversary Tour at the Oak Mountain Amphitheater. More info.
When: Friday, September 2 | 8PM
Where: Oak Mountain Amphitheatre, 1000 Amphitheater Rd, Pelham, AL 35124
2. Greater Birmingham Humane Society Cat Adoption and Fundraiser
What: Kitties and cocktails—who could resist? Support the Greater Birmingham Humane Society during this event and meet adoption-ready cats seeking their forever home. More info.
When: Saturday, September 3 | Noon-4PM
Where: The Margaret, 2113 1st Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203
Cost: Free admission
3. The Magic City “Hawaiian Luau” on the Rooftop Labor Day Weekend
What: Don that lei for a Labor Day Weekend Hawaiian Luau. Expect food, drinks and music. More info.
When: Saturday, September 3 | 9PM-2AM
Where: Michael’s Steaks & Seafood, 1525 1st Avenue S, Birmingham, AL 35233
4. Who’s Who Bham: All White Rooftop Day Party
What: Wear your whites and head to Downtown Bham for a night of high-energy socializing and dancing in this second annual event. More info.
When: Sunday, September 4 | 5PM
Where: Bar Sebastian, 120 16th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205
5. The Stolen Faces
What: Celebrate the music of the Grateful Dead with The Stolen Faces. This will be the band’s seventh annual Labor Day Show at Avondale Brewing Company. More info.
When: Sunday, September 4 | 7PM
Where: Avondale Brewing Company, 201 41st St S, Birmingham, AL 35222
6. The 4th Annual iPUSH Foodie & Live Music Fest
What: Turn Labor Day Sunday into a Sunday Funday during the iPUSH Foodie & Live Music Fest. Expect food, music, culture, dancing, fashion and vendors. More info.
When: Sunday, September 4 | 5-11PM
Where: 409 19th St Ensley, Birmingham, AL 35218
7. Tannehill Labor Day Celebration
What: During this Labor Day event, kids and adults can participate in Alabama’s largest moon pie eating contest for a chance to win prize money! There will also be plenty of barbecue to eat and festival fun to enjoy. More info.
When: Monday, September 5
Where: Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, 12632 Confederate Pkwy, McCalla, AL 35111
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