Birmingham, Alabama REALTOR® Shannon Holmes has had many years of experience enjoying all that the Birmingham area has to offer in the way of fun and entertainment. If you are moving to  Birmingham, Hoover, Vestavia Hills, Homewood, Mountain Brook, Inverness, or the communities along the Highway 280 Corridor to Chelsea, and would like to know where to go for food, fun, and entertainment, just follow these favorite links to find things to do in Birmingham:

Discover Our Town Dining Links 

Birmingham Zoo 

McWane Science Center

Alabama Theatre

Alabama Symphony

Alabama Ballet

Birmingham Children’s Theatre

Virginia Samford Theatre

Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

Sidewalk Moving Pictures

Sloss Furnaces

Vulcan Park


Aldridge Gardens

Verizon Music Center

Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center

Birmingham Museum of Art

Birmingham Public Library

Oak Mountain State Park

Tannehill State Park

The Birmingham Barons

American Village

Alys Stephens Center

Bluff Park Art Show

DeSoto Caverns

Do Dah Day

Greek Festival

Mercedes Marathon

Morgan Creek Vineyards

Shakespeare Festival

Our beautiful city has much to see and do. With our warm climate and abundance of choices, you can use this list to get a variety of ideas of how to spend time with your friends and family, or even the family pet.

Some of the great ideas for children are an afternoon at the zoo, or a trip to The McWane Center. Learn a little history with a trip to our replica of Mount Vernon.

Perhaps an adult excursion could include wine tasting at a vineyard, a stroll through an art gallery, or a delicious dinner at one of our local restaurants.

Enjoy our fine weather by wandering the lanes of our two botanical gardens or take in a concert at one of our many venues.

Indulge your adventurous side with a hike through one of our state parks or a run in a local marathon.

Whatever you choose, these fun and entertainment links will provide you with many ideas to try when moving to Birmingham.