7 exciting weekend events in The Magic City including a Caribbean food festival—June 9-11

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Flags from the Carribbean shown at the Caribbean Food and Music Festival parade. (Anne Holmes)

Friday is just around the corner and Birmingham is never short on fun weekend events to attend. From an afternoon of shopping to music and dance festivals, we have you covered for your perfect weekend in favorite city.

Weekend Events

free exercise classes in railroad park
Dance away your work week at one of the many festivals happening around Birmingham. (Railroad Park, Nik Layman)

1. So So Spiffy June Shopping Shindig

  • What: Shop this annual So So Spiffy warehouse sale for fab home decor. You’ll find brand-new pieces at discount prices, like antiques, couches, lamps and more.
  • When: Friday, June 9, Noon-6PM | Saturday, June 10, 10AM-6PM
  • Where: So So Spiffy
  • Cost: Free


  • What: Join Gradient Dance and see a spectrum of dance styles from four local Birmingham choreographers + more.
  • When: Friday, June 9, 6:30PM | Saturday, June 10, 2PM + 6:30PM
  • Where: Lumi
  • Cost: $18+
  • Tickets

3. Fleet Feet The Big Race

  • What: Celebrate this year’s 5K Global Running Day race to celebrate the comradery of running. After the race, you can attend the after-party with prizes, raffles + more. All proceeds from the race will benefit the Children’s S.H.I.N.E. Clinic to help fight childhood and adolescent obesity.
  • When: Saturday, June 10 | 7:30-10AM
  • Where: Fleet Feet Birmingham
  • Cost: $20
  • Register

4. Hike for Hope

5. Caribbean Food and Music Festival

  • What: Celebrate family-friendly Caribbean culture with the Central Alabama Caribbean American Organization. There will be live bands, dancing, food + more. A parade will kick off at noon from the Bessemer Hall of History and will end in DeBardeleben Park.
  • When: Saturday, June 10 | 11AM-9PM
  • Where: DeBardeleben Park
  • Cost: Free

6. Father-Daughter Fun Day

  • What: Join GirlsSpring for a father-daughter date in The Magic City. It will be an afternoon of music, games, food + more.
  • When: Saturday, June 10 | Noon-3PM
  • Where: Artplay
  • Cost: Free
  • Register

7. Sunday Funday at Redmont Distilling

  • What: Redmont Distilling Company will be hosting its first-ever, “Birmingham Restaurant and Bar Industry Appreciation Day” to celebrate the local industries that make Birmingham as diverse and welcoming as it is. There will be games, contests, food + drinks.
  • When: Sunday, June 11 | 2:30-7PM
  • Where: Redmont Distilling Company
  • Cost: Free for restaurant industry employees.
  • DM @redmontvodka on Instagram and let them know your staff is coming.

Looking Ahead

Avondale Brewing
Blues & Brews Festival is happening next week! (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

Blues & Brews Festival

Juneteenth Festival

Magic City Book Ball

Which one of these weekend events are you planning to attend? Let us know on Facebook + Instagram!

Callie Morrison
Callie Morrison
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