Birmingham always has plenty of fun activities to offer during the holiday season, but this year’s Christmas events in Birmingham are better than ever. Whether you prefer holiday parades, Christmas light displays, ice skating, or all of the above, Birmingham is sure to entertain you and bring out your yuletide spirit.

Best Christmas Events in Birmingham

Finding the best Christmas events in Birmingham and the surrounding areas can be a challenge with so much to choose from. Luckily, we did the hard work for you!

Christmas Events in Birmingham

Event #1 – Red Mountain Theatre Company Holiday Spectacular

Enjoy an incredible display of your favorite holiday music featuring Birmingham’s best dancers along with local RMTC Conservatory students.

  • Where: RMTC Cabaret Theatre
  • When: Through December 19, 2021, Wednesday – Sunday (show times vary)
  • Admission: Tickets start at $25
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Event #2 – Glow Wild

Visiting the zoo is always fun, but add Christmas lights, delicious treats and train rides, and you’ve got one memorable holiday evening!

  • Where: Birmingham Zoo
  • When: Days vary from 5 pm – 9 pm until January 17, 2022
  • Admission: Prices vary
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Christmas Events Homewood

Event #3 – Edgewood Neighborhood

This neighborhood may be small, but it’s known for its colorful Christmas decorations and lights that go up every year. Take a holiday drive and enjoy this festive neighborhood.

  • Where: Edgewood neighborhood, Homewood, AL
  • When: Every Evening
  • Admission: Free
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Christmas Events Vestavia Hills

Event #4 – Vestavia Hills Christmas Parade & Celebration

Join Santa himself along with prominent community groups for this parade down Liberty Parkway, and finish the day off with a holiday celebration.

  • Where: Alston Meadows, Liberty Park
  • When: December 12, 2021 at 2:00 pm
  • Admission: Free
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Event #5 – The Reindeer Dash

Dress up as your favorite Christmas character and work off those extra holiday pounds with this awesome 5k fun run for charity.

  • Where:  1425 Montgomery Hwy Ste 115, Vestavia Hills, AL
  • When: Saturday, December 18, 2021 at 7:30 am
  • Admission: 5k Reindeer Dash – $30, 1 mile Fun Run – $20
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Christmas Events Mountain Brook

Event #6 – Wacky Tacky Light Tour

Every year, the Fresh Air Family holds a fundraiser and Christmas light drive-through tour to help less fortunate children attend camp. Enjoy fun and vibrant light displays along with an adorable assortment of colorful inflatables.

  • Where: Golden Age Wine
  • When: December 14-21, 2021 from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm
  • Admission: $45 per person
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