2019 Christmas Events in Birmingham, AL

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It’s that time of year to whip out the egg nog, throw on Christmas Vacation and get all your shopping done with 1 click on Amazon, but once you’ve knocked that out, get out of the house and on The House app for all the Christmas events in Birmingham. Here’s a list of what’s going on leading up to Christmas. We'll be updating this list with more events as we hear about them on our blog at eatonthehouse.com but here’s what we’ve got so far:

Saturday, December 14th

Brät Brot - Christmas Market - 12pm to 6pm

Come drink hot mulled wine and shop for holiday treats from local artists and vendors out on the patio. Santa Paws will be making a special appearance from 2PM-4PM so make sure to bring your furry friends for dog photos with Santa! 🐶 {benefiting Hand in Paw} ❄️

If you are interested in being a vendor, please send us an e-mail at info@bratbrot.com. Prost! 2019 Vendors: Honeycreeper Chocolate, Lisa Sims Harrison, Crave Candles Co., SoulShine by Pamela, Hand in Paw, Sachai Tea Company, Magic City Organics, All My Heart String Art, Ivory LeShore's Gourmet Bread, Pudding and Cheesecakes, Naughty But Nice Kettle Corn Co., A Touch of German, Cullman., Wiener Brothers Co, Free Range Soaps

Cahaba Brewing Company - CahaBAZAAR: Bicentennial Holiday Market - 12pm to 6pm

There's no better way to celebrate Alabama's 200th birthday than by checking out the wares of a plethora of amazing Alabama artists and makers all while enjoying Alabama made libations!

70 + Local Artists, Makers and Non-profits

Santa: 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM ($15 first picture / $5 additional)

Free Ornament Making Station: 12 PM - 5 PM

Free Caricature Artist: 1 PM - 4 PM

Free Hot Chocolate Bar Sponsored by Filter-Coffee Parlor while supplies last!

Food Truck Line Up: Eugene's Hot Chicken, Alloy Thai Restaurant, The Anatomy of Pi, LLC, Nelchie's Cajun Cuisines and Catering, Hyderabad DUM ZONE, & More!

Live Music: Frank Jordan & Friends (2 PM - 4 PM)

Beer Releases: 200 22oz Bicentennial Barley Wine, 200 22oz Barrel-Aged Bicentennial Barley Wine

Lakeview - 3rd Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl - 5pm to midnight

The 3rd annual Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl is here on Dec 14th and we want the city of Birmingham to join in on the fun. Get that Goodwill sweater, find those tacky holiday pants, and get ready to jingle bell ROCK! Please check in from 5-7pm at Tin Roof (check in will be in side room to the left). Friends can check you in. Just need your ticket.

Ticket Includes:
•Ugly Sweater T-shirt (when you make it to the after party)
•Ugly Sweater Crawl Koozie at registration
•Registration party w/ DJ to kick off the crawl
•Photobooth at check-in COME EARLY!
•DJ's playing holiday music at multiple stops
•Themed Discounted Drink specials at participating bars
•Ugly Sweater Crawl Map to help guide you bar to bar
•Hundreds of crawlers dressed in the ugliest holiday gear

Participating Bars & Drink Specials:

  • Tin Roof
  • Innisfree
  • Mojo Pub
  • Nana Funks
  • Sky Castle
  • SideBar

Brennan's Irish Pub - Ho Ho Hoedown 2019 - 7pm to 1am

The 2019 Ho Ho Hoedown benefits Christmas for the kids at Jesse's Place Women and Children's shelter.

Sponsored by Tito's Handmade Vodka!!!

Live Music Featuring: Jasper Coal, Motel Ice Machine, The Murder of Jane Crow, George Scherer and the Headlights, Lannette Brasher, Michael Swann, Marc Navez

TrimTab Brewing - Santapalooza Xmas Party - 7pm to midnight

It's time to celebrate the Holiday Spirit!!! Join us for a night of family, friendship, craft beer and live music. We will also have some special small batch brews and more! FREE! DON'T ROCK THE JUKEBOX doing a special Country Western Xmas Special set and DJ ROD spinning holiday hits.

Sunday, December, 15th

WorkPlay - Christmas w/ Ronnie Freeman & Friends - 6pm

$15 - WorkPlay Theatre

Ronnie has enjoyed doing Christmas concerts in the B’ham area for the last 10 years. He is super excited to be returning this year to perform at Workplay. He will be joined by his friends Emma Warren (vocals), Colton Hammond (bass), Chipper Hammond (drums), Grant Smith (electric guitar), Chuck Callahan (violin) and Justin Saunders (cello). It will be a evening full of traditional Christmas music combined with original songs from Ronnie. He will actually be debuting three new songs for an upcoming project he is working on! If you have a desire to get into the Christmas spirit, this concert is for you!

Monday, December 16th

Cahaba Brewing Company - Christmas Concert w/ Crestwood Community Band - 7pm to 9pm

Crestwood Community Band is having a Christmas Concert and we'd love for everyone to join us! Free Admission. Family Friendly. Tons of fun and good cheer!Wear your Christmas Gear!

Saturday, December 21st

Brennan's Irish Pub - The Yellow Dandies Country Christmas Variety Show - 8pm to midnight

Do you miss the simpler times? Back when you'd sit down around the television at Grandma's house and watch the annual Christmas Variety Show. Grandma would bring in warm cookies and milk as jokes were shared, songs were sung, and memories were made.

Well we never had experiences like that but we are going to try damn hard to profit off the idea and nostalgia. Come on out for the first ever The Yellow Dandies Country Christmas Variety Show! Featuring The Yellow Dandies, James Mullis, Adrian Marmolejo, Zach Austin, Daniel Raine, and special guest host P.O.T.I.S. Help us spread original Birmingham Christmas Cheer!

Sunday, December 22nd

Iron City Grill - Christmas Brunch w/ Santa - 10am to 3pm

Brunchtime! Come try our Brunch menu with Santa in attendance. We will have $2 mimosas and Bloody Marys. Iron City Grill now also serves brunch on Saturday as well!

The Southern Kitchen & Bar - Ugly Sweater Holiday Party - 3pm to 9pm

There will be Christmas movies, a hot chocolate bar, ugly sweater contest, and lots of prizes! Please bring canned food donations to enter the prize raffle!

Other Christmas Events Running All Month:

Queen's Park - Miracle: Christmas Pop-Up Bar

Miracle is a Christmas-themed pop-up cocktail bar that serves holiday cocktails in a festive setting. With kitschy holiday décor, professionally-developed cocktails and the nostalgic energy of the best office party you’ve ever been to, Miracle is sure to get even the grouchiest grinch in the holiday spirit. From now until December 30th - let’s get merry!

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