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Fun things to do

Souther Women's Show

The Southern Women’s Show

October 5 - 8, 2017

Just steps from the hotel, this three-day extravaganza of shopping, fashion, food and fun is exactly what you need to turn a business trip into a family weekend getaway to Birmingham.

A few of this year’s show highlights include:

  • Firefighter Fashion Show – For charity on Friday, Oct. 6 at 6:30 pm.
  • Savannah Chrisley – Beloved reality star & Southern Belle from Chrisley Knows Best, appearing on Saturday, Oct. 7.
  • Sunday is Mother-Daughter Day – Enjoy spending the day together with activities, contests, prizes and lots of fun for everyone. Join Princess Bella and the Beast for story time and compete in the Mother-Daughter Lookalike contest.
  • As the official car of the show, Chevy will host a Ride and Drive Program that rewards participants with a special gift.
  • Catch up on the latest trends at the Fashion Stage, featuring hourly runway shows, musical entertainment and celebrity appearances.
  • The first 100 attendees through the door each day receive special gifts plus a Scavenger Hunt with prizes hidden throughout the show.
  • Enjoy hourly cooking demonstrations and samples, shopping and so much more!

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1,000 Complimentary Tickets

That’s right, the Southern Women’s Show has made 1,000 complimentary tickets available for SAC attendees. Just ask for tickets at the SAC registration desk.

Barber Festival

13th Annual Barber Vintage Festival

October 6 - 8, 2017

Put the fun factor into overdrive with a visit to the 13th Annual Barber Vintage Festival. The three-day family-friendly event includes the Motorcycle Classics Show, a swap meet, stunt shows and much more.

Learn more at

What to do and where to go

Restaurants and Bars

Downtown – 2-mile radius of BJCC:

  • Uptown
  • Golden Temple (Vegetarian)
  • Jim ‘N Nick’s Bar-B-Q
  • The Redmont (rooftop bar)
  • John’s City Diner
  • J. Clyde
  • OvenBird
  • Bottega Café
  • Hot and Hot Fish Club
  • Pizitz Food Hall (several food stalls)
  • Carrigan’s Public House
  • The Collins Bar
  • The Atomic Lounge
  • El Barrio
  • Bamboo on 2nd

Lakeview – 4-mile radius of BJCC:

  • Babalu Tapas and Tacos
  • Cashio’s Meatball Market
  • Jack Brown’s Beer and Burger Joint

Avondale – 5-mile radius of BJCC:

  • Saw’s BBQ
  • Post Office Pies
  • The Marble Ring
  • Saigon Noodle House
  • Fancy’s on Fifth

Mountain Brook / Homewood – 6-mile radius of BJCC:

  • Dram/Avo
  • Grand Bohemian (rooftop bar)
  • Steel City Pops
  • Gianmarco’s
  • Holler and Dash (only open 7am – 2pm)
Family-Friendly Attractions


  • McWane Science Center
  • Railroad Park
  • Vulcan Park and Museum
  • Pepper Place Farmer’s Market (Saturdays 7am-Noon)
  • Birmingham Museum of Art
  • Rotary Trail
  • ZYP Bike Stations (located throughout downtown)
  • Mountain Brook
  • Birmingham Zoo
  • Birmingham Botanical Gardens
  • Avondale
  • Cahaba
  • Ghost Train
  • Trim Tab
  • Good People
  • Red Hills Brewing
  • Mountain Brook Village
  • The Summit
  • The Galleria
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