6 great weekend events in The Magic City including a Taco Festival—May 5-7

Jerrod Brown 6 great weekend events in The Magic City including a Taco Festival—May 5-7
Get ready for great tacos! (Jerrod Brown)

Who else is ready for the weekend? Good thing we’ve got you covered with the best events happening so you can make your plans. Read on for all the deets below.

Weekend Events

Darter Fest
Darter Fest (Southern Environmental Center)

1. O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center Fiesta Ball

  • What: At this fun-filled evening, you’ll enjoy live music, unlimited beer and wine, Fiesta-inspired food and more while supporting the Mary Ann Harvard and Jacob Baker Nextgen Awards. These awards are for young cancer researchers launching their careers.⁠
  • When: Friday, May 5 | 6:30-10:30PM
  • Where: Haven
  • Cost: $45
  • Tickets

2. Mother’s Day at Cahaba Dermatology

  • What: This very special Mother’s Day event is one you don’t want to miss. You can get same-day injectables with Dr. Vlada Groysman, free CoolSculpting consults, Diamond Glow facials, laser consults and much more.
  • When: Friday, May 5 | 8-4PM
  • Where: Cahaba Dermatology
  • Event Registration: $50
  • RSVP

3. Birmingham Folk Fest

  • What: Enjoy a day of exciting live music at Avondale Amphitheater. There will be a Children’s Pavilion with face painting, dancing and music showcases along with vendor tents from local artists.
  • When: Saturday, May 6 | 11AM-7PM
  • Where: Avondale Amphitheater
  • Cost: Free admission

4. Art in the Lot

  • What: Join this event where you can sell, shop and visit local artists. They will also be collecting toiletries and cleaning supplies for families as part of the Trinity United Methodist Church Outreach Hub.
  • When: Saturday, May 6 | 9AM-2PM
  • Where: Trinity United Methodist Church – Oxmoor Campus
  • Cost: Free admission

5. Birmingham Taco Fest 2023

  • What: Birmingham Taco Fest returns this year with taco vendors and food trucks, locally crafted beverages, music, children’s activities and local art. Attendees can even vote for the Best Taco.
  • When: Sunday, May 7 | Noon-5PM
  • Where: Sloss Furnaces
  • Cost: $10
  • Tickets

6. Darter Fest

Looking Ahead

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Great ready for great cornhole fun. (Jimmie Hale Mission)

Lane Parke Spring Edit

  • When: Thursday, May 11 | 5:30-7:30PM
  • Where: Lane Parke
  • Cost: Free admission

Rosé in the Roses

Jimmie Hale Mission 2nd Annual Cornhole Tournament

If you’re from Huntsville, you’ll want to check out these events happening this weekend.

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Lauryn Stinson
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