holiday events in birmingham alabama

From a wonderful winter markte to breakfast with Mr. and Mrs. Claus, Birmingham is bursting with holiday cheer during the winter
season. Below is an overview of Birmingham’s major annual holiday events in December.


Market Noel

December 1st – December 3rd

Market Noel is a top fundraiser for the Junior League of Birmingham. Finish all of your holiday shopping in one place, in three days.
Bring the whole family! There’s even a man cave for when the dads need a break.

ZooLight Safari

December 9-11, 16-23, 26-31

The Birmingham Zoo comes alive with this incredible display that includes a million lights, a 30 foot tree and snow. No wonder Santa
always has to make a special appearance.

Jingle Bell Breakfast

December 10 – December 17

How would you like to enjoy a hot breakfast with Mr. and Mrs. Claus, build a snowman and create special holiday crafts. There will
even be a special showing of Santa vs. the Snowman at the IMAX Dome. Don’t forget to bring your little elves along for the fun!

Broadway Christmas Wonderland

December 16 – December 18

Get into the holiday spirit as you embark on a journey with Santa and his special elves. You will be transported to the North Pole
as you enjoy holiday classics such as “Deck the Halls” and “Winter Wonderland.”

11th Annual Birmingham Bowl

December 29

A day that will make any football fan happy. Teams from the Southeastern Conference and American Athletic Conference will
compete for a victory at the 11th Annual Birmingham Bowl.