8 weekend events in The Magic City including Vulcan’s Birthday—June 2-4

Vulcan’s 119th Birthday Bash. (Vulcan Park & Museum)

Getting ready for the weekend? Check out the great events we’ve rounded up below like Vulcan’s Birthday Bash, a Funky Food Truck Festival and more.

Weekend Events

Party this Sunday with Vulcan. (Vulcan Park and Museum)

1. Coppélia

  • What: You’ll be swept away by this light-hearted ballet featuring the romantic tale of Franz and the beautiful CoppĂ©lia.
  • When: Friday, June 2 + Saturday, June 3, 7:30PM | Saturday, June 2 + Sunday, June 4, 2:30PM
  • Where: Dorothy Jemison Day Theater
  • Cost: $45-$55
  • Tickets

2. Shrek The Musical

  • What: Bring the whole family to Shrek The Musical for a one-of-a-kind, hilarious fairytale in which curses are reversed, monsters get the girls, donkeys and dragons find love and princesses are beautiful in all shapes and sizes.
  • When: Friday, June 2-Sunday, June 25 | 7:30PM Tuesday-Saturday, 2PM Wednesday, Saturday-Sunday
  • Where: Red Mountain Theatre
  • Cost: $32+
  • Tickets: Save $5 on tickets with special discount code NOWSHREK at checkout!

3. AIDS Memorial Quilt Display

  • What: View the Michael Conway Display of the AIDS Memorial Quilt and honor and remember those lost to AIDS. 
  • When: Saturday, June 3, 10AM-4PM | Sunday, June 4, 1-4PM | Monday-Wednesday, June 5-7, 5-8PM
  • Where: Woodlawn United Methodist Church
  • Cost: Free admission

4. Funky Food Truck Festival

  • What: Enjoy an afternoon of great food from some of Birmingham’s best food trucks! Relax on the patio with your favorite Cahaba brew and shop local artisans and pop-up shops.
  • When: Saturday, June 3 | 1-5PM
  • Where: Cahaba Brewing
  • Cost: Free admission

5. Los Barons Night benefiting ¡HICA!

  • What: Head to Regions Field for a fun-filled night of baseball, music, food and dancing with Los Barons. This exciting event raises funds for ¡HICA!, a community development and advocacy organization that champions economic equality, civic engagement and social justice for Latino and immigrant families in Alabama.
  • When: Saturday, June 3 | 6:30PM
  • Where: Regions Field
  • Cost: $22 (includes T-shirt)
  • Tickets

6. Irondale Auto Classic

7. The Pride Garden Party

  • What: Grab your friends and celebrate this special edition of The Garden Party at Carrigan’s Beer Garden during Pride Month. Those of all gender identities, sexual preferences, orientations + races are welcome and will be celebrated.
  • When: Sunday, June 4 | 2-10PM
  • Where: Carrigan’s Beer Garden
  • Cost: $10
  • Tickets available at door

8. Vulcan’s Birthday Bash

  • What: Celebrate Vulcan’s 119th Birthday Bash with food, music, live performances, kids’ activities, vendors and more.
  • When: Sunday, June 4 | Noon-4PM
  • Where: Vulcan Park & Museum
  • Cost: Adults – $10 | Kids (5-12) – $6 | Kids 4 and under – FREE
  • Tickets

Looking Ahead

United Way
We are so excited to see what the future holds for United Way. (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

So So Spiffy June Shopping Shindig

  • When: Friday, June 9, Noon-6PM | Saturday, June 10, 10AM-6PM
  • Where: So So Spiffy
  • Cost: Free admission

United Way of Central Alabama’s Centennial Celebration

Need to find more weekend plans? Check out this Huntsville weekend guide.

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Lauryn Stinson
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