7 fun weekend events in The Magic City including an adult Easter egg hunt + more — April 7-9

McWane Science Center
Have a blast at the McWane Adult Game Night. (McWane Science Center)

It’s another fun-filled weekend in The Magic City, so we have all the details on the hottest events. Take a look at our guide below to make your plans.

Weekend Events

Good People Brewing Company outdoor dining in Birmingham
Hang out with your pup this weekend at Good People Brewing (Good People Brewing / Facebook)

1. 2023 BFA Exhibition

  • What: See work from ten graduating students from The University of Alabama at Birmingham during the Bachelor of Fine Arts exhibition.
  • When: Friday, April 7-Saturday, April 29
  • Where: Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts
  • Cost: Free

2. McWane Adult Game Night

  • What: Join a fun 21+ night at McWane where you can participate in games like Mario Kart and more. In true McWane spirit, there will be many opportunities to learn the science of video games. There will also be snacks and a cash bar.
  • When: Friday, April 7 | 7-1PM
  • Where: McWane Science Center
  • Cost: $25
  • Tickets

3. Mom’s Basement Vintage Market

  • What: Stop by Mom’s Basement for an afternoon of vintage shopping. There will be tons of local vendors and lots of fun.
  • When: Saturday, April 8 | Noon-6PM
  • Where: Mom’s Basement
  • Cost: Free

4. Forest Park Spring Fling

  • What: Join Forest Park for a celebration of spring. At this event you can browse wine and gift specials at Juniper, snap photos with the Easter Bunny, participate in an adult Easter egg hunt and more
  • When: Saturday, April 8 | All Day
  • Where: Juniper
  • Cost: Free

5. The Great McWane Egg Drop

  • What: Participate in a 70+ foot egg drop from the roof of McWane Science Center. Create a contraption that will protect your egg and put it to the test. The top three survivors will take home a Golden Egg Trophy.
  • When: Saturday, April 8 | 10AM-5PM
  • Where: McWane Science Center
  • Cost: Free with admission
  • Tickets

6. Pups and Pints

  • What: Have a great time with your pup and grab a pint at Good People Brewing. Take a professional portrait with your furry friend and help benefit Best Friends Together—a nonprofit that prevents pet surrender and economic euthanasia.
  • When: Saturday, April 8 | 3-6PM
  • Where: Good People Brewing Company
  • Cost: Free

7. Legion vs. Phoenix Rising Easter Egg Hunt

  • What: Before the Legion FC match, you can join in on a special egg hunt. There will be candy, deals and special prizes.
  • When: Sunday, April 9 | 3:30-6:30PM
  • Where: Protective Stadium
  • Cost: $10
  • Tickets

Looking Ahead

Native Plants, Birmingham Botanical Gardens
Join the Spring Plant sale. (Birmingham Botanical Gardens)

Birmingham Botanical Gardens Spring Plant Sale

  • When: Members – Thursday, April 13, 1-5:30PM | Public – Friday, April 14-Saturday, April 15, 8AM-5:30PM
  • Where: Formal Lawn
  • Cost: Free

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Lauryn Stinson
Lauryn Stinson
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