St. Patrick’s Day celebrations and 8 other fun weekend events in Birmingham—March 17-19

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Five Points. (Ryleigh Esco)

Are you ready for the weekend? From St. Patrick’s Day celebrations to March Madness watch parties, we have the scoop on everything exciting happening in The Magic City this weekend.

Weekend Events in The Magic City

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Wear green and get festive. (Ryleigh Esco)

1. Milo’s Mad About Birmingham Block Party

  • What: Milo’s Tea Company is hosting a block party for college basketball fans with live music, tea samples, games, prizes and more. What better way to spend a Friday afternoon?
  • When: Friday, March 17, 2-7PM
  • Where: CityWalk’s Beer Garden
  • Cost: Free

2. HBCU SpringComing

  • What: Join one of the largest off-campus gatherings of Historically Black College & University graduates across the country. This annual festival celebrates the HBCU experience through events, scholarships, panels and more.
  • When: Friday, March 17 – Sunday, March 19
  • Where: Various, check their website for more details.
  • Cost: Free-$250
  • Tickets

3. TrimTab March Madness

  • What: Celebrate March Madness at TrimTab with performances from local artists like Ranger, Brothajosh, Vampire Mansion, BlankPage and Mellow Mellon.
  • When: Friday, March 17, 7PM
  • Where: TrimTab Brewing Company
  • Cost: $10
  • Tickets available at door

4. Magic City Madness

  • What: Watch the first and second round games of the NCAA March Madness and celebrate St. Patty’s Day with Magic City Harvest. There will be food, drink tickets, games and more. All proceeds support ending waste and ending hunger. 
  • When: Friday, March 17, 1-7PM
  • Where: Cahaba Brewing Company
  • Cost: $50-$100
  • Tickets

5. The Taylor Party: Taylor Swift Night

  • What: Party to iconic Taylor Swift songs all night long, from All Too Well (Taylor’s Version) to new tracks like Anti-Hero.
  • When: Friday, March 17, 7-10PM
  • Where: Avondale Brewing Company
  • Cost: $18
  • Tickets

6. The Circle of Love 5K

7. St. Patrick’s Day Parade

  • What: Have a great time and take part in the 29th Annual St. Patrick’s Day celebrations! Festivities include food and drink specials, entertainment, Kids Lucky Zone and more.
  • When: Saturday, March 18, 1:30-2:30PM
  • Where: Five Points South
  • Cost: Free

8. Puppy Palooza

  • What: Bring your puppy pal and have a blast at this Lane Parke event. There will be live music, a fido marketplace, doggy activities and more. This pet-friendly event benefits the Greater Birmingham Humane Society.
  • When: Saturday, March 18, 11AM-2PM
  • Where: 2683 Lane Parke Ct
  • Cost: Free

9. Descendant Film Screening

  • What: Join the Alabama Sierra Club for a screening of Oscar short-listed film, Descendant. The event features free appetizers and live jazz music from Daniel Jose Carr.
  • When: Sunday, March 19, 1PM
  • Where: Carver Theatre & Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame
  • Cost: Free
  • Tickets are sold out, but check back for more showings.

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Lauryn Stinson
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