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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.

Special guests include actor Keegan Allen from Freeform’s #1 rated series “Pretty Little Liars” and Whitney Way Thore from TLC’s “My Big Fat Fabulous Life.”

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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.

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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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