Fall in Birmingham means food. No, we’re not talking about tailgate parties; we’re talkin’ festivals! From butterbeans to baklava, Birmingham hosts more food festivals during the glorious months of fall than you can shake a fork at. Here are 10 you won’t want to miss:
If you really love baseball then you probably know that if you really want to see the game played with passion you watch the minor league games. These are the guys for whom ending a game with a clean uniform is a sign of failure, who lay awake at night and imagine what it would be like to stand in the batter’s box at Fenway, or snag one from just above the ivy at Wrigley. Now, if you really, really love baseball and have an appreciation for its history, you owe yourself a visit to Birmingham. Here are three reasons:
The variety of annual food and art events nourishes the Birmingham vibe. Here are some of the festivals and events on the schedule for the remainder of 2017 and those to mark your calendar for in 2018.
Birmingham Restaurant Week cometh! And with it, your chance to try out those restaurants everybody always raves about. If the week of August 11th through 20th is not on your epicurean radar, you need to recalibrate.
Hundreds of soccer fans gathered at Good People Brewing Company in August to hear the good news. United Soccer League President, Jake Edwards, was in town to make the announcement: Birmingham is getting their own professional soccer team. The team will make their USL debut in 2019 and plans on playing downtown.
Birmingham’s food scene continues to get recognition. Southern Living named Birmingham among the 15 southern cities that all food lovers need to visit. Chez Fon Fon, Saw’s Soul Kitchen and The Pizitz Food Hall were among the Birmingham restaurants mentioned. To see the full list, visit the link below.
Birmingham’s highly acclaimed Sidewalk Film Festival fast approaches. Whether you’re new to the independent film scene or not, if you’ve never been to Sidewalk, you owe it to yourself to go. After all, this is the film festival selected as one of the 25 coolest film festivals in the world by MovieMaker magazine – that’s right, IN. THE. WORLD. In other words, if you don’t go, you stand a high probability of being called “lame” by your cool friends.
South for the summer? DK’s Eyewitness Travel named Birmingham one of the Top 15 U.S. cities to visit when the temperature starts to rise. See why they think Birmingham should be your next summer destination at the link below.
Those who’ve never been to Birmingham, probably don’t have a sense of it being a very green place. But the fact is, Birmingham, by some estimations, has more green space per capita than any city its size in the country. So, if being outside is what floats your boat, we’ve got lots of options in and around our fair city. Here are but just a few:
Sports Illustrated featured 5 Birmingham restaurants as must-eats next time you’re in the Magic City. Whether you’re looking for a classic Alabama biscuit or some perfectly smoked chicken, we’ve got you covered. See the full list at the link below.