Cinco de Mayo Celebrations, a Mother’s Day Market, and Tails & Trails!
This weekend is going to be so much fun! It all kicks off with Cinco de Mayo celebrations this Thursday and ends with Mother’s Day! There are a lot of great events to choose from.   Check below to see all the exciting ways you spend the weekend!

Barons vs. Tennessee
Tuesday, May 3 - Sunday, May 8
Cost: $7+
At: Regions Field (map)
The Birmingham Barons are back in the Magic City this Tuesday, May 3rd until Sunday, May 8th for the third home stand of the year. The Barons will be hosting the Tennessee Smokies, the Double-A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs. The home stand features a t-shirt giveaway, the first School Day of the year, Thirsty Thursday, Friday night fireworks, Regions night, and family day.
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Cinco de Mayo Open House
Thurs, May 5, 4pm-7pm
Cost: FREE
At: HICA! (map)
Stop by HICA - the Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama’s open house on Cinco de Mayo. They’ll have a new mural to debut and new stories to share. Food and drinks will be provided. Come check out the community development and advocacy organization that champions economic equality, civic engagement, and social justice for Latino families in Alabama.
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Fiesta Ball
Thurs, May 5, 6:30pm-10:30pm
Cost: $45
At: Events at Haven (map)
The Young Supporters Board of the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB will host the 15th annual Fiesta Ball on Thursday at Haven. Come for an an exciting evening with live music, food from Happy Catering and a silent auction. Beginning this year, money raised at Fiesta Ball will fund the O’Neal NextGen Scholars Awards, which support the training of future scientific leaders in cancer research. Tickets are $45 in advance and $50 at the door.
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Tails and Trails
Fri, May 6, 6pm-10pm
Cost: $30 (21+)
At: Birmingham Zoo (map)
The  Birmingham Zoo’s Junior Board invites you to their 12th Annual Tails in the Trails event on Friday. Party down on the Trails of Africa at this outdoor celebration with music, foodie favorites from area restaurants, beer, wine, two specialty cocktails, and auction. What would an event at the zoo be without animal encounters like flamingos and giraffes. One drink ticket per person is included with the purchase of event admission or you can get the unlimited drinks band for $50 per person. Purchase your tickets for this fabulous fundraiser benefiting the new Cougar Crossing habitat!
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We Love Homewood Day 2022
Sat, May 7, 7:30am - 9:30pm
Cost: FREE to attend
At: All over Homewood (map)
We Love Homewood Day 2022 will be a day full of festivities and celebrating Homewood! Events for the day include: We Love Homewood 5k at 8am, Neighbors Ice Cream Fun Run, Festival in Central Park from 10-4pm, Parade at 6pm, and so much more. As the sun sets just after the conclusion of the parade, the action picks up with live entertainment and a Street Dance in Edgewood.  Bring the entire family and your lounge chair and be ready to dance the night away.
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Celebrate the Family Expo
Sat, May 7, 10am-3pm
Cost: FREE
At: Hoover Met (map)
Enjoy free family fun, great giveaways and much more! The 3rd Annual “Celebrate the Family Expo” event kicks off at 10 a.m. with a welcome from Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato and swag bags full of giveaways for the first 200 attendees. Entertainment will include live music, free 18 foot climbing wall,free inflatables, free face painting, and lots of dancing and photo opportunities with Minions and the Chick-fil-A Herd of Cows. Food vendors at the event include delicious Street Bowlz, Krazy Good BBQ, and Steel City Pops.
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Mother's Day Market
Sat, May 7, 12pm-5pm
Cost: FREE to attend
At: Cahaba Brewing Co (map)
Get mom the gift she deserves this year at the Mother's Day Market! Cahaba has teamed up with 70+ local artisans, vendors, makers, and creators for a day full of food, shopping, cocktails, and excellent craft beer. We are hosting a giveaway for a $100 Giftcard to spend at the market! Check HERE to enter! The winner will be announced Friday!
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Taco & Tequila Bar Crawl
Sat, May 7, 3pm-8pm
Cost: $20+
At: Lakeview District (map)
The Taco & Tequila Crawl is back on May 7th! Come enjoy tacos and exclusive margarita, tequila, and beer specials. Let's taco about a party! Tickets include 3 tacos or 3 shots, discounted specials, a map, DJs and entertainment to dance off the tacos! Over half a dozen restaurants in Lakeview will be participating.
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Birmingham Stallions vs Tampa Bay Bandits
Sat, May 7, 6pm
Cost: $10/kids are FREE
At: Protective Stadium (map)
You can expect fireworks on and off the field as the undefeated Stallions take on Tampa Bay!  For just $10 you can watch the game in Protective Stadium and see a fireworks display afterwards! These games are so exciting, and since all the teams are playing in Bham there are plenty of chances to watch some USFL action all weekend long!
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Trussville Makers Market
Sun, May 8, 11am-4pm
Cost: FREE to attend
At: Ferus / T.E.D. (map)
This curated market will feature local artisans and their works. We LOVE hanging out at the Trussville Entertainment District especially when you can enjoy live music, and get some delicious food from one of the restaurants on site!  This will be a great way to spend a Sunday Afternoon with the family.
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