Best Things To Do With Kids In Birmingham March 19 - 25, 2023

Best Things To Do With Kids In Birmingham March 19 – 25, 2023

Babypalooza’s weekly round-up of the best things to do with kids in Birmingham, March 19 – 25, 2023. Find fun family events near you including National Night Out, Soccer Shots, BCT’s Miss Fancy: Elephant Queen of The Zoo, Oak Mountain State Fair, and Birmingham Botanical Garden’s STEM for Kids: Water Cycle Game.

Birmingham Event Guide for Kids


National Night Out

Riverchase Galleria – Belk Parking Lot
Ages 1+

National Night Out is an annual community-building event that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make the community safer. At this free event, you can expect to see a range of exhibits and displays by local law enforcement agencies, including the Hoover Police Department and Hoover Fire Department. The event also features the HPD Mobile Command Center, SWAT team, Explosive Ordnance Disposal team, seized Porsche 911, K9 unit, and the HPD Harley Davidson motorcycles. You can also enjoy a car show by Dixie Antique Automotive Vintage Car and sample delicious food from various food trucks.


Soccer Shots

Railroad Park
Ages 2 – 5

Soccer Shots is an exceptional children’s soccer program providing much more than sports training. The program focuses on character development and is held every Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:15 PM, except March 29th. The caring team at Soccer Shots positively impacts children’s lives both on and off the field through their top-notch coaching, communication, and curriculum. Their highly trained and knowledgeable coaches ensure your child receives the best possible instruction. The program’s expert-approved curriculum is also age-appropriate. It aligns with childhood education standards, ensuring your child receives valuable life lessons along with their soccer training.


BCT’s Miss Fancy: Elephant Queen of The Zoo

$10 – $22
Ages 6+

This captivating play will take you back to the late 1930s. The once-popular Avondale Zoo has fallen into disrepair, and the Parks Board is threatening to close and sell off the animals. Famed elephant Miss Fancy, with the help of John Todd and Ricky Round, must devise a plan to save the zoo before it’s too late. This world-premiere play from playwright G. Riley Mills is equal parts history and legend, featuring music, magic, comedy, dancing, and vaudeville to entertain audiences of all ages.


Oak Mountain State Fair

Oak Mountain Amphitheatre, Pelham
$6 – $35
Ages 1+

The Oak Mountain State Fair visitors can indulge in a wide variety of mouthwatering foods, including corndogs, funnel cakes, cotton candy, and other fair favorites. The fair offers exciting rides for thrill-seekers, including the world’s tallest traveling giant Ferris Wheel. Note that rides are not included in the price of admission and carnival games. In addition, this year’s fair offers free parking every day, making it easy for families to attend and enjoy all the fun.



STEM for Kids: Water Cycle Game

Birmingham Botanical Gardens
$10 – $15
Ages 5 – 12

This event by Birmingham Botanical Gardens is an exciting opportunity for students in grades K to 6th grade to learn about STEM through engaging lessons. Participants can explore the water cycle and create a bracelet in the first class. This hands-on approach to learning is a great way to spark curiosity and inspire students to pursue their interests in STEM. A cancellation and refund policy is in place for Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens programs priced at $25 or more. Refunds, minus a $15 processing fee, will be given if notification is made at least ten business days before the class starts.

For more family-friendly events, classes, and activities check out our Birmingham New Parent City Guide. Follow the new Birmingham-only social media feeds on Facebook and Instagram.

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