Whether you’re a Birmingham native or just visiting us for a short time, you’ll soon find out why Birmingham, Alabama is regarded as a place with classic southern charm and hospitality. This vibrant, beautiful city is nestled in the rolling foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and serves up nationally recognized dining, shopping and entertainment, world-class attractions, events, and plenty of other things to see and do.
Vulcan, Birmingham’s iconic symbol, is viewed by locals as the place to start your visit to Birmingham. Vulcan Park and Museum is also home to a tourism information center operated by our friends at the Greater Birmingham Convention and Visitors Bureau, where you’ll get a snapshot look at Birmingham’s rich history as well as up-to-date information on transportation services, restaurants, events and other cultural offerings in Birmingham.
Check out the links below for helpful information that will help make your visit to Birmingham, Alabama one to remember!
Established in May 2011, Weld is the premier source for news and entertainment in the Greater Birmingham area — whether you want to know what’s happening at City Hall or where you should eat on a Saturday night. The newspaper published every Wednesday is free and available at more than 400 locations in the metro area, while WeldBham.com is home to extensive events calendars and numerous niche blogs covering news and politics, arts and culture and community engagement. The name is a nod to Birmingham’s industrial history, but also expresses the company’s philosophical mission — to help bring together a city and region where fragmentation has long impeded economic and social vitality and progress.
Birmingham365.org is a comprehensive calendar that provides details on everything going on in and around the greater Birmingham region. Whether you love art shows and the local music scene, or you’re looking for sporting events and outdoor adventures, Birmingham365.org will keep you informed. Never miss another performance, exhibit, workshop or community happening. There’s always something going on around here!
Visit trekbirmingham.com for information about destinations in greater Birmingham where visitors can experience and learn about the natural environment.