12 exciting weekend events + Moss Rock Festival—Nov. 4-6

Moss Rock Festival
Shop ’til you drop this weekend at Moss Rock Festival. (Moss Rock Festival)

The weekend is just around the corner, and it’s time to start making plans with your crew. From local shopping to DĂ­a de los Muertos, there’s an abundance of fun events in The Magic City, November 4-6.

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12 weekend events in Birmingham

Downtown Trussville
Trussville is the place to be for holiday shopping. (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

1. Trussville Downtown Open House Shopping Guide

  • Why go: Gift-buying is easy and fun in Trussville with great places to shop with special deals, must-attend events + more festivities.
  • When: Month of November | Store hours
  • Where: Participating Trussville businesses
  • Cost: Free admission

2. University Pickers Christmas Open House

  • Why go: Kick off the holiday season with refreshments, giveaways and special savings. Plus, buy your favorite beverage at The Backyard Entertainment District and sip while you shop.
  • When: Friday, November 4-Saturday, November 5 at 11AM-7PM | Sunday, November 6 at Noon-6PM
  • Where: The Outlet Shops of Grand River, 6200 Grand River Blvd E, Leeds, AL 35094
  • Cost: Free admission

3. Steel City Night Market

  • Why go: This is a can’t-miss evening under string lights with vendors selling art, clothing, vintage, home goods and plants. Plus, grab a delicious bite from Rodney Scott’s BBQ, Backyard Taco + Pasteles La MoreliAna.
  • When: Friday, November 4 | 5-9PM
  • Where: Ghost Train Brewing Company, 3501 1st Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35222
  • Cost: Free admission

4. Walking to Remember

5. Moss Rock Festival

  • Why go: You don’t want to miss this fun festival full of live music, food, drinks and 100+ artists.
  • When: Saturday, November 5, 10AM-5PM | Sunday, November 6, 10AM-4PM
  • Where: Hoover Metropolitan Complex, 5500 Stadium Trace Pkwy, Hoover, AL 35244
  • Cost: $10 advance tickets | $12 gate tickets | Free for kids 15 and under
  • Buy tickets

6. Birmingham Public Library Local Authors Expo

  • Why go: Meet and hear from numerous Alabama authors including many from Bham. You’ll also be able to grab your next read and get it signed by the author.
  • When: Saturday, November 5 | 10AM-2PM
  • Where: Central Library, 2100 Park Pl, Birmingham, AL 35203
  • Cost: Free admission | Books available for purchase

7. Artistry Fest

8. Dawn Larsen Concert with Janet Simpson

  • Why go: Jam out to a night of powerful female songwriting and storytelling. Plus, get the party rolling with a complimentary drink.
  • When: Saturday, November 5 | 7:30PM
  • Where: DJD Theater, 800 19th St N, Birmingham, AL 35203
  • Cost: $10 general admission
  • Buy tickets

9. Two By Two Rescue Barktoberfest

  • Why go: Have the best day with puppies in costumes, tasty food + the chance to shop local while supporting Two by Two Rescue.
  • When: Sunday, November 6 | 11AM-5PM
  • Where: Helena Amphitheater, 4151 Helena Rd, Helena, AL 35080
  • Cost: Free admission

10. Latinos Con Onda: DĂ­a de los Muertos

  • Why go: Celebrate DĂ­a de los Muertos in the best way possible with food, beer, vendors, body painting, crafts, children’s activities + DJs, including Andrea Really.
  • When: Sunday, November 6 | 2-9PM
  • Where: Carrigan’s Beer Garden, 2910 6th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233
  • Cost: $10 | Kids under 12 are free

11. Southasian Fest/Mela

  • Why go: Grow your community and understanding of different cultures at this event highlighting various cultural values and traditions of all South Asian countries.
  • When: Sunday, November 6 | 5-8PM
  • Where: Events at Haven, 2515 6th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233
  • Cost: $7
  • Buy tickets

12. Birmingham Squadron vs. Lakeland Magic

Looking Ahead

Market Noel Junior League of Birmingham 12 exciting weekend events + Moss Rock Festival—Nov. 4-6
Market Noel is a great way to get + give all at the same time. (Junior League of Birmingham)

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