This theatrical treasure showcases the best of local theater- from comedians to musicians to dancers to actors.
It's also the best place to catch movies not in commercial theaters. Hosted downtown over a weekend in August, attendees can see up to 80 bands from all over the US (including Birmingham! Birmingham's biggest farmers market is held on Saturdays in Pepper Place from mid-April to mid-December.Come by for their Christmas movie series, Harry Potter marathons, summer movie shows, and the annual Rocky Horror Picture show (and the pre-movie singalongs, of course! Come by for fresh food from local farms, music, clothes, jewelry, pottery, and good company.) whose statue overlooks downtown (and moons Homewood). It features a beautiful view of the city (perfect during a sunset) and is conveniently located across from Good People Brewing Company- Birmingham's famous local brewery!Hot and Hot Fish Club is home to the world-renowned chef Chris Hastings, famous for beating Bobby Flay in Iron Chef America (yes, really).Other award winners include Highlands Bar and Grill (featured above), Gianmarco's Restaurant, Avo, Ocean, Bottega, and more!
This new venue in Birmingham is already making huge waves.Last June, comedian Rob Delaney praised Bottletree in a tweet, saying, "No offense other venues but I think I'm gonna marry @Bottletree Cafe in Birmingham. Located in Five Points and next to UAB, Al's is another beloved local treasure.Open 24 / 7, you can always count on Al's for some delicious Mediterranean-American food (be sure to try the Baker! Whoever said Alabama wasn't home to the best BBQ clearly never ate here.Be sure to check out the students dancers, the Lebanese family tree, and grab some of that Greek coffee while you're there.We love our festivals in Birmingham, and luckily for us, Avondale Brewery does too!Art Walk is an arts festival held in September on 2nd Avenue North.