Tis the season for parades and tree lightings. Check out our list of holiday happenings with social distance this month.
1. Christmas Tree Lighting
Tuesday, Dec. 1 | 5 p.m.
Hoover City Hall
Come out for this annual city event to kick off the holiday season. A Hoover City School choir will perform, and a student lights the Christmas tree during the ceremony. Santa will make his grand entrance on a fire truck and takes pictures with children too.
2. Greenery Sale
Friday Noon-4:30 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m.-Noon
It’s time to decorate your mantles, mailboxes, and entryways with fresh greenery for the holidays! Find, garlands and wreaths, along with bows, mailbox cover frames, and wreath frames at this two-day sale.
3. Bluff Park Christmas Parade
Saturday, Dec. 12 | 10 a.m.
This annual tradition will return with its all its festivity. The Hoover Historical Society will have an Open House and Picture Taking opportunities that day 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Stinson Ole Place (Folklore Center) log cabin in conjunction with the parade too. Find updates at facebook.com/BluffParkChristmasParade.
4. Meadow Brook Runs
Saturday, Dec. 19
9 a.m. 5K
10 a.m. 1 Mile Fun Run
Valley Bank, Meadow Brook Branch
Get in a run to go with the holiday season around the Meadow Brook area—on what organizers argue is “Birmingham’s most beautiful course.” Walkers and pets on leash are welcome too. The run starts at 1100 Corporate Parkway. Find more info at meadowbrookruns.org.
The Alabama Theatre
Christmas Tree Farm
Old Baker Farm
Glow Wild: An Animal Lantern Celebration
Wednesday-Sunday Nights | 5-9 p.m.
The Birmingham Zoo
Magic City Nutcracker
First Week of December
Hope is Alive
Sunday, Dec. 6 | 5 p.m.
Shades Mountain Baptist Christmas Program Featuring Drew and Ellie Holcomb
Watch on WBRC Fox6
71st Annual Independent Presbyterian Church Holiday House Tour
Held Virtually at ipc-usa.org/holiday-house.html
Alabama Ballet’s The Nutcracker
BJCC Concert Hall
Holiday Spectacular Presented by Red Mountain Theatre Company
Dec. 17, 19, 20
Birmingham Boys Choir Annual Christmas Concert: Virtual Edition
Friday, Dec. 18 | 7 p.m.
The Reindeer Dash
Saturday, Dec. 19
Pure Fitness, Vestavia Hills
Did we miss any events? Do you have an event coming up in a future month? Email firstname.lastname@example.org to submit yours.