While 2019 might seem to be winding down, the amount of events are only gearing up in Birmingham. Spend November attending festivals, learning more about the Magic City’s history and looking for unique Christmas gifts. You’ll find all of these events and more on our free calendar download.
November wouldn’t be complete without shopping at small businesses, participating in the Magic City Run or indulging in some delicious Thanksgiving food. And all of those things are easily done in Birmingham! Keep track of all the fun events by downloading our free calendar as a reminder. If you’re in need of inspiration for your business’s social media, check out our calendar and use it as inspiration for your postings.
Moss Rock Festival – November 2-3
Celebrating its 14th year, Moss Rock Festival is an eco-creative event meant to explore nature, smart living, art and design. This family-friendly festival holds a wealth of things to do including live music, local art vendors, a beer garden and outdoor activities for kids.
Video Game Coding for Teens – November 5-19
Teens can get introduced to the world of video game coding with this three-week series. Put on by the Homewood Public Library, the classes are open to 6th through 12th graders and laptops are provided.
Harry Potter Adult Potions Class – November 8
Celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday two weeks early with some beverages from the wizarding world. Potions Master Clair McLafferty, a bartender and author, will teach you how to mix up these delicious drinks.
Birmingham Fall History Tour – November 10
Take a dive into the depths of Birmingham’s history with this informative tour. It will take place at Oak Hill Cemetery and will highlight many of the Magic City’s famous (and infamous) residents.
Veterans Day – November 11
Veterans Day is a great opportunity honor our those who served our country and attend some fun events around the Magic City. You can watch the annual Veterans Day Parade around Railroad Park or take your children to the Birmingham Zoo’s Kids Day Out Camp.
Deck the Heights – November 14
Enjoy the Cahaba Heights neighborhood with a night of entertaining family fun. The event will feature refreshments, art, pop-ups and sales from local merchants. Have fun using the photo booth, riding on the Heights Express and playing in the snow globe bounce house.
Moonstone Festival – November 16
Birmingham’s newest music event, the Moonstone Festival is a one day celebration of women in music and art. This all ages and family friendly event will feature live music, food and art. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Girls Rock Birmingham non-profit organization.
Goat Yoga Bham – November 20
Get your exercise and cute animal fix with a session of Goat Yoga. Located in Helena, the event will take place on a farm with a certified yoga instructor.
Magic City Run – November 24
One of Birmingham’s most popular running events, the Magic City Half Marathon and 5k is a great way to celebrate the cool fall weather. The event benefits the Ruben Studdard Foundation for the Advancement of Children in the Music Arts. The run offers a beautiful route through the city, as well as a mile fun run or walk for all ages.
Thanksgiving – November 28
Celebrate the day with friends and family over a delicious meal. If you’re looking to skip cooking, or just want to make things a bit easier on yourself, keep an eye out for local Birmingham restaurants that offer pre-made side dishes and desserts. One of our favorites is Homewood Gourmet for their tasty casseroles.
Small Business Saturday – November 30
Support local businesses by doing your holiday shopping in Birmingham stores for Small Business Saturday. Some of our staff favorites include Alabama Goods, Sanctum Tattoos and Comics and Original B’ham.