2019 Holiday Events and Light Shows Near Birmingham AL
The Birmingham area is full of holiday spirit and cheer as locals get in full swing for the holidays. If you’ve been wondering where you can find winter holiday events in Jefferson County, then you’ve come to the right place. This 2019 holiday events and light shows guide is going to give you the scoop on local events going on near Birmingham, AL this year. Keep reading to see what events are going on near you!
When: November 22, 2019 – January 5, 2020 | Hours vary by date
Where: Railroad Park | 1600 First Ave South, Birmingham, AL
What: Stop by Railroad Park and hit the ice for an afternoon of ice skating. The ice skating rink at Railroad Park will operate from mid-November to the start of January, only closing on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Skaters can make a whole day of it and munch on warm, delicious food and drinks from the Boxcar Café, conveniently located next to the ice rink. Tickets can be purchased at Railroad Park or ahead of time online.
When: November 23, 2019 – December 6, 2019
Where: McWane Science Center | 200 19th Street N Birmingham, AL 35203
What: Check out locomotives of every size and shape at the Magic of Model Trains exhibit at McWane Science Center. Visitors will be amazed by the detailing on every inch of the displays, from mini landscapes to crowded downtown scenes. Slide down the Ice Slide, climb onto the McWane Train, and enjoy all of the holiday sights and sounds at the Holidays at McWane events and Magic of Model Trains exhibit.
When: December 6 – December 8 | December 13 – December 23 | December 26 – December 30 | 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Where: Birmingham Zoo | 2630 Cahaba Road, Birmingham, AL 35223
What: Enjoy the twinkling and dazzling display of holiday lights at the Birmingham Zoo. For 19 nights, the zoo is coming alive with holiday spirit and cheer at the 26th Annual ZooLight Safari event. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased on the Birmingham Zoo website.
This holiday events guide from Serra Toyota will help Birmingham-locals find the perfect way to start off the holiday season. After checking out one of these light show events be sure to stop by Serra Toyota to test drive a new 2020 Toyota model. Getting behind the wheel of a new Toyota is the perfect way to make this holiday season one to remember.