Wacky Tacky Christmas Light Tour

December 13th and 14th

Buses run every 20 minutes from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Dreamland Bar-B-Que food available. This event helps raise funds for the Fresh Air Family.

$30 for adults, $20 for children under 12.

@ Avondale Brewing Company

201 41st St. S

Birmingham, AL


Alabama Symphony Orchestra Presents Handel’s Messiah and Bach’s Magnificat

December 15

The performance begins at 7:30 pm. Tickets sell for between $39 and $79 and are available on the Alys Stephens Center website.

Alys Stephens Center Jemison Concert Hall

1200 10th Ave. S.

Birmingham, AL


Birmingham Children’s Theater

Now until December 16th

Cinderella with free Santa photos before each show Shows start at 2:30 pm.

Children’s tickets are $10, adult tickets are $22 or $32 for premium orchestra, and seniors pay $18. Tickets are available on the BCT website.

BJCC Concert Hall



Red Mountain Theater Holiday Spectacular 2017

Now until December 17th

Celebrate the holidays with a spectacular display of all your favorite music of the season! RMTC Conservatory students perform alongside Birmingham’s best local artists to warm your heart and set the stage for a magical holiday season!

Showtimes at 7:30 Friday, 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm Saturday, and 2:00 pm Sunday. Tickets start at $19 and available at the Red Mountain Theater website.

RMTC Cabaret Theatre

301 19th St. N

Birmingham, Alabama


Alabama Ballet Presents George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker

December 15th, 16th, and 17th

Performances will be at 7:30 pm on Friday, 2:30 pm and 7:30 pm Saturday, and 2:30 pm on Sunday.

Tickets are available at the Alabama Ballet website. Tickets range from $30 to $65.

Leslie S. Wright Fine Arts Center @ Samford University

800 Lakeshore Dr.

Birmingham, AL


Birmingham Ballet the Mutt-cracker

December 15th

The performance begins at 7:30 pm. A portion of the ticket sales benefits the Greater Birmingham Humane Society. Tickets range from $25 to $45 and all youth tickets are $25. Tickets available on the Birmingham Ballet website.

BJCC Concert Hall


Birmingham Ballet the Nutcracker

December 16th to 17th

Performances are Saturday at 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm; Sunday 2:00 pm. A holiday tradition in the magic city.

Tickets range from $25 and $45. Youth tickets are $25. Tickets available online or at the box office.

The BJCC Concert Hall


Judaism After Dark @ Saturn

December 20

A free event for the Final Night of Hanukkah. Open to anyone who wants to take part in the event and learn about Judaism and the holiday.


200 41st St. S

Birmingham, AL


Winter Wonderland

Now until January 16th

Ice skating at Railway Park in a 50’x80′ rink 7 days a week, only closed Christmas Day. The Boxcar Cafe serves tea, coffee, hot chocolate, and warm meals. There will be free skating lessons on Sundays for skaters od all levels. Check the website before you go to make sure there are no private events and for opening and closing times.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for children under 12. Tickets are available on the website and on location.

Railroad Park

1600 1st Ave. S

Birmingham, AL


Zoolight Safari

Now until December 31st

5 pm to 9 pm. Zoo members get free admission. $10 admission, $10 unlimited attraction wristband, $3.50 ride ticket. Check the website for the special events calendar. Tickets can be purchased online or at the ticket office.

Birmingham Zoo

2630 Cahaba Rd.