Birmingham Events

Enjoying Birmingham Events

Enjoying Birmingham Events; credit Birmingham CVB

Birmingham Events

Events held in Birmingham unless indicated otherwise.

JANUARY

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration
Annual community gathering to honor the civil rights leader; Birmingham; http://www.king-raleigh.org/natlevent/body.cfm

FEBRUARY

Black History Month
Series of programs sponsored by the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute; http://www.bcri.org

Mardi Gras Celebration
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute; http://www.bcri.org

JUNE

Juneteenth Celebration
A major street fair, picnic and cultural celebration sponsored by Birmingham Civil Rights Institute; Kelly Ingram Park; http://www.bcri.org

City Stages
Birmingham’s world class music festival; past performers include Ruben Studdard, Al Green, Kanye West, De La Soul, George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic; Birmingham; http://www.citystages.org

SEPTEMBER

Taste of 4th Avenue Jazz Festival
A premier jazz fest in the Birmingham Civil Rights District; http://www.justataste.org

Annual Native American Dance and Crafts Festival
Desoto Caverns Park; http://www.bcvb.org

OCTOBER

Magic City Football Classic
Annual head-smacking game between Alabama State and Alabama A&M; pre-game festivities includes a major parade; Birmingham; AL; https://www.soulofamerica.com/events/black-college-football-classics/

NOVEMBER

Fred Shuttlesworth Awards Dinner
Annual celebration of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute’s anniversary and a day to honor Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth; Birmingham; http://www.bcri.org

DECEMBER

Kwanzaa
Begins 12/26; 7-day celebration of African American culture at various venues; Birmingham Civil Rights Institute; https://www.soulofamerica.com/events/kwanzaa-celebrations/

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