The Budweiser Clydesdales are trotting into Birmingham—Veterans Day Parade + more

Budweiser Clydesdales in Birmingham
The gorgeous Budweiser horses putting on a show. (Budweiser Clydesdales)

Budweiser is known for its beer and, of course, its Clydesdales. Have you ever wanted to catch a glimpse of the Budweiser Clydesdales in person? You’re in luck because they’ll be trotting to the Birmingham area from November 9-13. Keep reading to see where you can find them.

Gearing up for the MANE events

Budweiser Clydesdales in Birmingham
The signature look. (Budweiser Clydesdales)

Whether you are a horse lover or not, you won’t want to miss out on the chance to catch a Budweiser Clydesdale in action. Coming to five different spots in Birmingham and surrounding areas, there are plenty of opportunities to catch the “gentle giants” doing what they love.

“This is a momentous occasion for Adams to have the opportunity to bring the World Famous Budweiser Clydesdales here to Birmingham. The Clydesdales represent more than just Budweiser—they embody America’s industrial spirit as a whole, making them the perfect addition to lead such an important event like the 75th Annual National Veterans Day Parade, honoring those who put their lives on the line for American freedom. Whether they’re seen at a parade in Iowa, a rodeo in Texas or a Christmas market in Cullman, the Clydesdales are and will always be a crowd pleaser.”

Brendan Finnigan, General Manager, Adams Beverages

Alabama’s 75th annual National Veterans Day parade

Budweiser Clydesdales in Birmingham
Honoring Veterans + beer + horses = a great parade. (Budweiser Clydesdales)

Birmingham is home to America’s first Veterans Day Parade, so it’s only fitting that the Budweiser Clydesdales would make an appearance. Grand Marshal, Larry Lebeda, will accompany the Clydesdales in the red, white and gold beer wagon. As they lead the procession through Downtown Birmingham, the Clydesdales will deliver day-fresh Budweiser to participating bars and restaurants along the parade route.

BONUS: Join the Clydesdales hitch team at the Parade After Party at Carrigan’s Public House from 4-6PM.

World-famous Budweiser Clydesdales at Bluff Park

The public is invited to watch the giant horses, along with their iconic beer wagon, for an educational show, a trot and photo opportunities at the Bluff Park Piggly Wiggly. City of Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato will join the Clydesdales handlers to ride aboard as the gentle giants trot along.

Lakeview District Trot Parade

The Clydesdales will trot through the neighborhood as they deliver fresh Budweiser drinks to restaurants and bars along Lakeview as an early Christmas present, wrapped with a bow and horseshoe. Attendees will be able to witness the magic of the Clydesdales and are invited to partake in Budweiser specials offered at participating Lakeview bars and restaurants.

Cullman Christmas Market Open House

What better way to get into the holiday spirit than watching a group of beautiful Clydesdales prance around?! Experience the magic with a photo opportunity and a fresh Budweiser beer booth.

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Emma Johnston
Emma Johnston
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