10 fun weekend events in Birmingham including a Holi celebration—March 10-12

Holi festival
Look at all that color! (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

Are you ready for the weekend? I sure am. Whether you want a chill night out or want to gussy up for an awesome gala, catch these cant-miss events happening in the The Magic City

Weekend Events in the Magic City

Holi festival
(Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

1. Native Plant Conference

  • What: The Native Plant Conference hosted by the Birmingham Botanical Gardens is held every other year and offers talks and tours designed to increase awareness of Alabama’s native plant species.
  • When: Friday, March 10, 8AM-5PM | Saturday, March 11, 8AM + 5PM | Sunday, March 12, 9AM-1PM
  • Where: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
  • Cost: $150-$205
  • Tickets

2. 18th Annual Schoolhouse Rock

  • What: Rock out at Regions Field with with Cornerstone Schools of America. At this event, guests will enjoy a silent auction, live music, games and giveaways. All proceeds benefit students at Cornerstone Schools of Alabama.
  • When: Friday, March 10, 7AM-11PM
  • Where: Regions Field
  • Cost: $60-$10,000
  • Tickets

3. A Night for the Forest

4. Birmingham Legion VS. Pittsburgh Riverhounds

  • What: Watch the Birmingham Legion as they face-off against the Pittsburgh Riverhounds. Join them as they kick-off the USL Championship season.
  • When: Saturday, March 11, 6:30PM
  • Where: Protective Stadium
  • Cost: $10-$55
  • Tickets

5. Pink Palace Casino Night

  • What: Join the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama for their 15th annual Pink Palace Casino Night. Tickets include food, complimentary drinks and $500 in gaming money. Enjoy games like blackjack, poker, roulette, craps and slots.
  • When: Saturday, March 11, 7-10:30PM
  • Where: SoireĂ© Event Gallery
  • Cost: $100
  • Tickets

6. Under the Stars Gala & Auction

  • What: Join Alabama Waldorf School for their annual Under the Stars Gala Fundraiser. Enjoy a silent auction, dinner, live music and more. All proceeds benefit Alabama Waldorf School.
  • When: Saturday, March 11, 6-10PM
  • Where: Alabama Ballet
  • Cost: $30-$60
  • Tickets

7. Magic City Flowcase

  • What: Luminarts Entertainment presents the first flow arts based showcase in Birmingham. Their mission is to inspire flow arts hobbyists and performers to submit their work and bring awareness of flow arts to larger audiences. After the show, you can participate in a raffle and glow-jam afterparty.
  • When: Saturday, March 11, 7PM
  • Where: TrimTab Brewing
  • Cost: $15-$20
  • Tickets

8. HOLI: Festival of Light

  • What: Celebrate the 12th annual Holi Festival with the Birmingham Museum of Art and the Indian Cultural Society. The event will feature music, henna, art-marking and of course, the throwing of the colors. 
  • When: Saturday, March 11, 11AM-4PM
  • Where: The Birmingham Museum of Art
  • Cost: Free

9. Shamrock Shindig

  • What:  Celebrate like the Irish at Shamrock Shindig 2023. They’ll have food, drinks, live music, prizes and more. Show up in your best green outfit and have an evening of fun. All proceeds benefit The Arc of Central Alabama.
  • When: Saturday, March 11, 6PM
  • Where: Events at Haven
  • Cost: $45-$80
  • Tickets

10. Sang Girl, Sing!

  • What:  This magnificent concert is a blend of musical flair and tributes to amazing female artists of the past and present. Experience celebrated vocalists’ performances at this event.
  • When: Sunday, March 12, 6-7:30PM
  • Where: Encore Theatre and Gallery
  • Cost: $35-$50
  • Tickets

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Lauryn Stinson
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