April 4, 2020
Our 12th annual backyard BBQ competition and festival; fun for the entire family! There will be live music, face painting, kids workshop, and moon bounces. Teams compete for the best BBQ and bragging rights. Event attendees get all-you-can-eat samples of the best chicken, beef brisket, ribs, sauce, and pork butt in town!
Add some color to your Father’s Day weekend! Photo by @zacksyl
Get ready for a weekend filled with plans. Here’s what’s happening in Birmingham, June 14-16.
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A big lineup of indie films, lots of parties and all those moviegoers ready for their closeups. Photo by Joseph De Sciose via Sidewalk Film Festival
So many films! So many events! Our very own
celebrates 20 years, and it’s all happening August 20-26 in different venues around Birmingham. Get your tickets Sidewalk Film Festival now.
Continue reading “5 things to know about Sidewalk Film Festival on August 20-26, including ‘White Tide: The Legend of Culebra’. Sign up for the Bham Now newsletter to win FREE tickets!”
One woman in full carnival costume shows off the rich, colorful history of the Caribbean at the Magic City Caribbean Food and Music Festival in Birmingham. Photo by Anne Holmes for Bham Now.
If you caught my last article on
Caribbean restaurants, you got a sneak peak at some of Birmingham’s Latin gems. Hungry for more, I went to the Magic City Caribbean Food and Music Festival this past Saturday, where I got to eat even more Caribbean food! Check out the pictures I took of the parade: Continue reading “Shots from the Magic City Caribbean Food and Music Festival Parade at Linn Park (photo gallery)”
Do Dah Day. Photo by Larry O. Gay for Bham Now
Nearly 40 years ago some animal-loving friends got together on Birmingham’s Southside and had a party.
From that fateful day, Do Dah Day was born. Now, four decades later, that neighborhood gathering has turned into one of the largest animal loving festivals in Birmingham and the entire state.
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Some of our favorite things; music and pizza and craft beer, they go together like…well, like music and pizza and beer! SliceFest is a summer festival that celebrates many of the things we are passionate about.
Continue reading “7th annual SliceFest returns June 16; pizza, local craft beers & great music”
Chili cookoff. Via- Exceptional Foundation
Spring seems to be in the air. If you’re like me, you are ready to get outside and enjoy the warmer temperatures. It’s still a little nippy, so grab a windbreaker and some friends and head to one of the spring’s first outdoor festivals in the area.
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Join us at the 2nd annual Birmingham Winter Beer Fest. via- Facebook. Red Mountain Entertainment’s Birmingham Winter Beer Fest is back.
Act fast to get early bird pricing.
It seems hard to remember a time when there wasn’t a plethora of cool craft beers to search out and enjoy. Saturday, Feb. 3, at the
BJCC, the hunt for your favorite brew will be even easier. Grab your crew and join us! Continue reading “2nd Annual Birmingham Winter Beer Fest 2018, 60+ breweries, food and music”
Día de los Muertos flyer Via – Día de los Muertos Alabama Facebook.
The Bare Hands Gallery annual Day of the Dead Festival is a celebration of lost loved ones. Dia de Los Muertos is a great experience that honors the tradition of Mexico’s remembrance holiday. It’s back in Birmingham for the 15th year. Come out and see what this holiday is all about!
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What Is an Eco-Creative festival, you might ask?
November 4 & 5, The first full weekend in the month, grab your family and friends and discover the Moss Rock Festival, a hybrid experience with nature, smart-living, art + design at its core…plus there’s great food and music!
Featured Artist, Tracie Noles-Ross, Moss Rock Poster Design. Via – www.mossrockfestival.com.
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Cooler weather and colorful leaves make me ready for carnival rides, fried food, local art and live music. Good thing I compiled this list of area events happening now through October!
Photo via The Great Pumpkin Patch, Facebook
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Secret Stages 2016. Photo via Secret Stages / Photo by Tyler Woods
This weekend, August 4th & 5th, marks an exciting annual event for music lovers and musical acts across the Southeast.
Secret Stages, the music discovery festival held in downtown Birmingham’s Loft District, returns for the 7th year with all signs of being better than ever.
Continue reading “Secret Stages: Birmingham’s best unkept secret”
Come celebrate local art on Saturday, June 10 at Fultondale’s
Black Creek Arts Festival. This weekend treat is FREE and geared towards the whole family.
Black Creek Arts Festival, By Larry O’Gay via Facebook
Continue reading “Fultondale’s Black Creek Arts Festival is Tomorrow!”
In its 3rd year, Sloss Fest has become quite the anticipated event within Birmingham.
For the past week, teaser photos have been posted by the twitter and Instagram account to spark interest into the line up, and its finally here!
Teaser Photos such as this one were posted for the past week to spark interest. I’d say quite the marketing scheme 😉
Continue reading “Sloss Fest 2017 Line up is Here!”