Best Things To Do With Kids In Birmingham February 18 - 28, 2023 (1)

Best Things To Do With Kids In Birmingham February 18 – 28, 2023

Babypalooza’s weekly round-up of the best things to do with kids in Birmingham, February 18 – 28, 2023. Find fun family events near you including Birmingham Zoo’s The Great Backyard Count, Dusty’s All Star Circus, Moms Club of Birmingham East’s Kids Mardi Gras Parade, BCT’s Goldilocks and The Three Bears, and Space One Eleven’s Mommy and Me Art Class.

Birmingham Event Guide for Kids


The Great Backyard Bird Count

Birmingham Zoo
Ages 2+

The Birmingham Zoo will collaborate with the Birmingham Audubon Society to host this event. Participants can expect to gather at 8 AM in front of the Children’s Zoo entrance, located to the right of the main entrance on Cahaba Road. The event is free and open to anyone who wants to participate. From 10 to 2 PM, the zoo’s animal care and education staff will offer fun and educational activities focusing on backyard birds and their unique characteristics. Guests can enjoy these activities in the Alabama Wilds section of the zoo, which is also free of charge. The event promises to be a great opportunity for bird enthusiasts and curious learners of all ages to come together and learn more about the avian wildlife in their area.


Dusty’s All Star Circus

Trussville Civic Center
$18 – $25
Ages 1+

Dusty’s All Star Circus is an exciting event taking place in Trussville, Alabama. The circus features a fantastic lineup of talented performers, including magician Mr. Robb, a renowned entertainer who has amazed audiences worldwide. In addition, circus performers and aerialists will showcase their gravity-defying skills on the trapeze, as well as jugglers who will demonstrate their impressive dexterity and hand-eye coordination. Fans of balance acts will be thrilled to see the hand balancer perform his incredible feats of strength and precision. Lastly, a dance trapeze act will take center stage to show off their artistic and acrobatic skills.


Kids Mardi Gras Parade

Homewood Park
Ages 1+

The Moms Club of Birmingham East is organizing a Kids Mardi Gras event that promises a fun-filled celebration for families in the area. Children are invited to decorate their wagons, strollers, or boxes and join the parade by lining up at 3:45 PM. Participants are encouraged to bring beads, candy, or moon pies to throw and contribute to the event’s festive atmosphere. In the case of rain, the parade will be rescheduled to Thursday the 23rd. With a lively and colorful parade, the Kids Mardi Gras event is a great opportunity for children to express their creativity, have fun, and engage with the local community.


Goldilocks and The Three Bears

Birmingham Children’s Theatre
$10 – $22
Ages 4 – 8

The Birmingham Children’s Theatre brings a classic story to life with their rendition of “Goldilocks and The Three Bears.” As part of their 75th-anniversary celebration, they will showcase a reimagined version of the play written by playwright Jean Pierce. The audience will follow Goldilocks as she once again stumbles upon the home of the Three Bears, but this time, everything seems not quite right. The play promises a fun-filled adventure, including guitar-flying, porridge-tasting, and bed-hopping. This story will captivate children and adults as they experience the characters and whimsical plot that has captured audiences for generations.


Mommy and Me Art Class

Space One Eleven
Ages 2 – 5

This class is designed for children and their one adult companion to collaborate on a range of exciting art projects. Expect exploratory mediums and tactile experiences that will help children develop fine motor skills while creating opportunities for social interaction. The teaching artist, Tyler Carlisle, is a highly experienced visual arts educator with over eight years of experience teaching children of all ages, skill levels, and learning styles. Tyler brings his love of art and creativity to every class and likes to use a variety of mediums and subject matter in his artistic endeavors. This art class offers a fantastic opportunity for parents and their children to explore their creative side, make new friends, and bond over a shared love of art.

Do you know of a great toddler-friendly event for this week? Share it with other parents below. For more family-friendly events, classes, and activities check out our Birmingham Parent Guide.

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