May 05, 2023

Kickoff the Summer with the Largest Birthday Party in Birmingham

Vulcan’s 119h Birthday Bash with more family fun

Birmingham, Ala.– Vulcan may be the world’s largest cast iron statue, but he still needs help blowing out his birthday candles! On Sunday, June 4 from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., join Vulcan Park and Museum for Vulcan’s 119th Birthday Bash.

Enjoy a wonderful Sunday afternoon with music by DJ Shay, free Blue Bell Ice Cream, and cookies. The ever-popular trackless train will return along with special guest appearances from Princess Tiana, Spiderman, and ‘The Big Guy’ himself. There will be performances by Clog Wild Cloggers, special dance demonstrations, and much more. Game Stop is returning yet again for the indoor Game Zone. There will be more than 15 vendors with activities for kids of all ages to enjoy including moonwalks, face painting, and more.

Awww Shucks, Who Dat Sno Cones, ThirsTea and Naughty But Nice Kettle Corn Co., and other food trucks will be onsite for purchase. Beer and wine will be available for purchase for those 21 and up.

The first 500 kids that enter will receive a special Vulcan favor swag bag including Bud’s Best Cookies and more.

Admission is $10 for adults and $6 for children 5-12 (free for children under 4) and includes all activities and access to Vulcan Museum, Vulcan’s observation tower, and the new Linn-Henley Gallery exhibit titled, Birmingham’s Middle Eastern Community: Celebrating Life & Liturgy.

Important Party Details:
Advanced tickets encouraged to skip the lines
Special guests include: Spiderman, Princess Tiana Miss Alabama, and Miss UAB
Free Blue Bell ice cream and cookies (while supplies last)
Food and refreshments from Aww Shucks, Pazzo Pizza, Dixie Dogs, Who Dat Sno Cones, ThirsTea, Naughty but Nice Kettle Corn Co., and Coca-Cola products will be available for purchase
Beer and wine will be available for adults 21 and over for purchase
On-site parking is limited. FREE shuttles will be available from the parking lot at the Jefferson County Board of Education across Valley Avenue
No pets allowed during special events

To purchase tickets and schedule of events, check out

Vulcan’s 119th Birthday Bash is presented by Birmingham Coca-Cola Bottling Co. United with additional support from Stone Building, Piggly Wiggly, Blue Bell Ice Cream, Alabama Family Connection Magazine, and our media sponsors CBS 42, Birmingham Parent, La Jefa, and Latino News.