It’s the most wonderful time of the year…that time where downtown becomes a winter wonderland. From the time-honored lights on the side of the Regions Center to holiday decorations adorning windows, there’s plenty to see and do this month—no matter your tradition.  

We’ve getting festive at Upswing this year with a pop-up, life-size snow globe on Saturday, Dec. 14. Seriously, we’re talking a 7-foot snow globe that you can climb into for a great Christmas photo op. See the photo below:

We’ll have hot chocolate and other treats, as well as the opportunity to customize your own snowflake ornament to hang on our Christmas tree! We’ll also be bringing snow to downtown! OK, not really, but we will have a kiddie pool of the artificial white stuff to kids of all ages to play with.

Also, our Upswing vendors—Great Bear Wax Co., Urban Vintage, Hide & Hunter, Magic City T-Shirts and Domestique Coffee—will be fulfilling your Christmas shopping needs!

Feel free to stop by as you explore the holidays downtown!

Other things happening in the city center:

Holidays at McWane Science Center 

McWane Science Center 

Nov. 23-Jan. 5 

More info 

 

Winter Adventure at Railroad Park  

Railroad Park 

Nov. 23-Jan. 5 

More info 

 

2019 Alabama Theatre Holiday Film Series presented by PNC 

Alabama Theatre  

Dec. 6-Dec 22  

More info 

 

Red Mountain Theatre Holiday Spectacular 

RMTC Cabaret Theatre 

Dec. 6-Dec. 22 

More info 

 

Taylor Hicks sings Elton John and Christmas Classics  

The Lyric Theatre  

Dec. 6 

More info 

 

Cirque Dreams Holidaze 

BJCC Concert Hall 

Dec. 6-Dec. 7 

More info 

 

Birmingham Holiday Parade & Tree Lighting 

Downtown Birmingham  

Dec. 8 

More info 

 

Three on a String: Dashing Through the Show 

Lyric Theatre 

Dec. 10 

More info 

 

Trans-Siberian Orchestra 

Legacy Arena  

Dec. 11 

More info 

 

Jingle Bell Run 

Railroad Park 

Dec. 14 

More info 

 

Michael Londra’s Celtic Yuletide 

Lyric Theatre  

Dec. 20 

More info  

 

Jim Brickman: A Christmas Celebration 

Lyric Theatre  

Dec. 21 

More info   

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