The summer nights are coming to an end and cool weather is making its way across the city. If you’re looking for ways to make the most of this pleasant breeze, look no further than our list of must-attend events in Birmingham this month.
Birmingham Artwalk 2017
Birmingham Historic Loft District
Artwalk is an arts festival that transforms Birmingham’s loft neighborhood into an arts district, featuring the work of more than 100 visual artists, live musicians, street performers, food and drink vendors, and children’s activities.
More Info: http://www.birminghamartwalk.org/
Saint George Middle Eastern Food Festival
St. George Melkite Greek Catholic Church
With homemade Middle Eastern Food, live music and dance, the sights and sounds will be reminiscent of a Middle Eastern wedding! Homemade foods include Kibbee, rolled grape leaves, Mediterranean style chicken. A tasty selection of vegetarian foods include spinach pies, falafel, and hummus. A wide variety of pastries and cakes will be available at the “mile long” sweet booth.
More Info: http://www.saintgeorgeonline.org/
MotoAmerica Championship of Alabama
Barber Motorsports Park
MotoAmerica features the country’s best motorcycle racers battling it out on the world’s fastest production-based motorcycles. The weekend will include two full days of racing—a doubleheader event—for the Superbike, Superstock 1000, Supersport, and Superstock 600 classes, plus vendors and fun for the whole family.
More Info: http://www.barberracingevents.com/moto-america.php
Trucks by the Tracks
Birmingham’s best food trucks will gather, serving up everything from po boys, gourmet grilled cheese & specialty burgers to popsicles, snow balls and ice cream sandwiches! It’s Birmingham at its best, with lawn games and activities set up throughout the park. Live bands will take to the stage as everyone enjoys the City’s best mobile cuisine. Musical acts will perform throughout the afternoon including headliner WRAY, Josh Vasa, Eugenius Neutron, and Michael Ham.
More Info: http://www.railroadpark.org/events-trucks-by-the-tracks
Greek Food Festival
Holy Trinity-Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Cathedral
This is one of Birmingham’s oldest cultural food festivals and most highly anticipated events. Besides delicious Greek cuisine, you’ll enjoy live Greek music, Greek dancing performances, and a warm, spirited atmosphere that embraces everyone as family.
More Info: http://www.birminghamgreekfestival.net/
Homestead Hollow Arts & Crafts Festival
Homestead Hollow 2017 festivals featuring fine arts, unique– one of a kind– hand made crafts, pioneer demonstrations of the old time days. See wood carving, blacksmithing, wood stove cooking, quilting, whiskey making at the original working still, tour original cabins as they were built by the early settlers. Relax by one of their many streams and listen to Live local entertainment all day. Enjoy the great food that makes your mouth scream for more.
More Info: http://homesteadhollow.com/
Alabama’s largest celebration of Hispanic culture is a colorful annual festival that celebrates and educates the public on the diverse cultures within the Hispanic community in Alabama through art, music food and dance.
More Info: http://fiestabham.com/
Irondale Whistle Stop Festival
The 26th Annual Whistle Stop Festival is on Saturday, September 30th in Historic Downtown Irondale, more than one hundred vendors will be selling art, crafts, and terrific food.
More Info: http://irondalewhistlestopfestival.com/