4th of July Events in Birmingham

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Photo provided by Vulcan Park and Museum, 2018 Rachel Callahan

 

Welcome to the Fourth of July Events Guide! We have listed several of the festivities as well as fireworks that will happen in celebration of our nation’s independence. We will keep posting new events throughout the month. Is your favorite event missing? Let us know!

For even more events and activities throughout the month, check out our monthly events calendar!

*Please note – While we do our best to provide current links and event details, we encourage you to double check event pages for the most up to date info. If details are missing or incorrect, please let us know so that we can correct them! 

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4th of July Event Descriptions

2024 I Love America

June 27 @ 8:00 pm
Wald Park
2521 Waldridge Road
Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
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Join Vestavia Hills on June 27 for free swimming at the Vestavia Hills Aquatic Complex, sponsor booths, a children’s area, musical performance by Chevy 6, and a spectacular grand finale! […]

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Liberty Day Festival in Columbiana

FreeJune 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Columbiana Main Street
112 N Main St
Columbiana, AL 35051 United States
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This two day event will include music on three stages, a 5K race, food trucks, arts and crafts vendors, children’s games, a car show, a hot dog eating contest, a […]

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Reds, Whites & Brews at Cat-n-Bird Winery

June 29 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cat-n-Bird Winery
11661 Old Highway 280
Chelsea, AL 35043 United States
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Don’t miss the annual Reds Whites & Blues — now “Reds Whites and Brews” — celebration Saturday, June 29th, 12-6 pm. Music with Eric Watters and friends + food with […]

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City of Alabaster Fireworks Show

June 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thompson High School
1921 Warrior Pkwy
Alabaster, AL 35007 United States
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The city of Alabaster’s annual fireworks show will take place on June 29. Festivities will begin at 6 pm and will include food trucks, bounce houses, knockerball and a music […]

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ChelseaFest and the Big KaBoom

June 29 @ 6:00 pm
Chelsea Corners
Chelsea Corners Way
Chelsea, AL 35043
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ChelseaFest and the Big KaBoom is Chelsea’s city-wide annual 4th of July celebration. This is one of the premiere events for the city of Chelsea. ChelseaFest the Big KaBoom features […]

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The Village 2024 Independence Day Bash

June 30 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Village at Highland Lake
Highland Village Drive
Birmingham, AL 35242 United States
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Independence Day Bash 2024 for Residents When: Sunday, June 30th (4:00pm – 6:00pm) Where: Regent Park (Across from 1117 Regent Park Dr, Birmingham, AL 35242) Attractions: Games, Balloon Animals, Face […]

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Pleasant Hill UMC Fourth of July Celebration

June 30 @ 8:00 pm
Pleasant Hill UMC
4809 Bell Hill Road
Bessemer, AL 35022 United States
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The annual Fourth of July Celebration will take place on Sunday, JUNE 30th! Church parking lot space is limited but fireworks can be seen from surrounding areas, such as the […]

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Helena Old Town Live and 4th of July Celebration

FreeJuly 3 @ 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Helena Amphitheater
4151 Helena Road
Helena, AL 35080 United States
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Join Helena Old Town on July 3rd for a sensational night featuring the headlining act, “Drivin’ N Cryin’,” alongside the dynamic performances of Bloodkin and Telluride. As the music fills […]

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Fire on the Water at Oak Mountain State Park

$5 – $15July 3 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Oak Mountain State Park
200 Terrace Dr
Pelham, Alabama 35124
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Come see Fire on the Water, the City of Pelham’s annual fireworks show at Oak Mountain State Park on Wednesday, July 3rd, 2024!! Gates will close at 7 pm! Annual […]

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Enon Baptist Church Family Fireworks Spectacular

July 3 @ 6:00 pm
Morris Ballpark
Morris Ballpark
Morris, 35116
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Bring your family and friends to the Family Fireworks Spectacular at Morris Ballpark on Wednesday, July 3, 2024. Gates open at 6pm and the fireworks begin at 9pm. Bring a […]

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Birmingham Barons vs Rocket City Trash Pandas Independence Day Celebration

$10 – $45July 3 @ 6:00 pm
Regions Field
1401 1st Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35233
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The Birmingham Barons take on the Rocket City Trash Pandas at Regions Field. Come join the Barons for Fireworks Celebrating the 4th of July at Regions Field!

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Red, White and Boom Patriotic Celebration at Hueytown City Park

July 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hueytown City Park
104 Forest Road
Hueytown, AL 35023 United States
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Hueytown is about to light up the night sky with an explosive celebration of patriotism. Come to Hueytown City Park, located at 104 Forest Road, for the Inaugural Red, White […]

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OLS 75th Annual 4th of July Festival

July 4 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School
1728 Oxmoor Road
Homewood, AL 35209 United States
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Join Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church for their annual 4th of July Festival! Activities include a rummage sale, food and more! Thursday, July 4 – 8 am – 4 […]

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Smith Lake Park 4th of July Fireworks Festival

July 4 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Smith Lake Park
403 County Road 386
Cullman, AL 35057 United States
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The annual Smith Lake Park 4th of July Festival will happen again on July 4 from 9 am – 9 pm. There will be food vendors, arts and crafts vendors […]

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Independence Day 1776! at American Village

$5July 4 @ 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
American Village
3727 Highway 119
Montevallo, Alabama 35115
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Bring the family and celebrate America’s Birthday at American Village. Gates open at 11am and admission is $5 per person. Veterans, active military and children under the age of 5 […]

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Indian Springs Village July 4th Celebration

July 4 @ 11:45 am - 2:00 pm
Indian Springs Village Town Hall
2635 Cahaba Valley Road
Indian Springs Village, AL 35124 United States
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Schedule of Events: 11:45 AM – Flag Ceremony Come to honor our nation with a flag ceremony to kick off the festivities. 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Delicious Food […]

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Trussville Freedom Celebration

FreeJuly 4 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Historic Trussville Mall
360 N Chalkville Rd
Trussville, AL 35173 United States
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The Trussville Freedom Celebration will be held at the Trussville Mall. Activities include live music, food trucks, fireworks and more!

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Fourth of July Trample

July 4 @ 6:00 pm
Redemptive Cycles
1305 2nd Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35203 United States
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Join Redemptive Cycles for their annual Trample prior to Thunder on the Mountain!

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Thunder on the Mountain

July 4 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

On July 4, the City of Birmingham welcomes all to visit and watch live a breathtaking show in honor of those who have fought for our country’s independence. Spectators can […]

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Stars & Stripes Special at the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum

$17 – $38July 6 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum
1919 9th Street
Calera, AL 35040 United States
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Celebrate the birthday of our nation with a good old-fashioned train ride! Throughout the day, learn about local military services and veteran organizations and enjoy a picnic lunch from food […]

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We turned to our community of local moms for the best spots around Birmingham to watch fireworks, and here’s what we found!

  • Homewood for sure! Homewood park or 18th street in Homewood have great views. They usually have a street party on 18th street with rides and activities—kids can get wristbands and there’s lots to do leading up to the show.
  • Last year we loved parking at the Hoover Met and watching the fireworks from our car. It was so helpful since we had little ones to contain! 
  • The lawn at Saint Rose Academy, it’s a hill so no one’s view gets blocked!
  • Top of Regions Bank parking lot in Homewood for Vulcan fireworks
  • Top of the parking decks at St. Vincent’s or UAB for Vulcan fireworks
  • UAB softball field parking lot
  • Callahan Eye Hospital parking deck
  • Oak Mountain
  • Near Oasis Counseling Downtown
  • Thompson High School

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Kristina is an Alabama native who came to Birmingham in 2005 for college (has it really been 15 years?!). She had lived in Muscle Shoals her whole life up until that point. After graduating from UAB in 2009 with a degree in journalism and a minor in music, she married Paul in 2011. Paul has worked in the tech industry since 2009. Kristina has had several jobs in the area - everything from banking, veterinary medicine and receptionist. She most recently worked from home as low-level tech support. Kristina and Paul had the biggest surprise of their lives when they went in for the first 8-week ultrasound and found out that they were expecting "spontaneous" twins! Everything was going to change already, but they had to multiply it by two! Two girls, Elle and June, were born in July 2019 and nothing has been the same since. Kristina is now a stay-at-home mom to Elle and June and it has been the most rewarding job of all! Kristina, Paul, Elle and June make home in Alabaster, where you can usually find them on the weekends. They like going around to the things in the area, such as shopping and going on walks in the park. The babies are famous - neither Kristina or Paul can go anywhere alone without people asking about the twins!

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