About the Park

Railroad Park is a 19 acre green space in downtown Birmingham that celebrates the industrial and artistic heritage of our great city. Situated along 1st Avenue South, between 14th and 18th Streets, the park is a joint effort between the City of Birmingham and the Railroad Park Foundation. Hailed as "Birmingham's Living Room," Railroad Park provides a historically rich venue for local recreation, family activities, concerts, and cultural events, while connecting Birmingham's downtown area with Southside and UAB's campus.




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Saturday, November 1, 2014

FARE Walk - 17th Street Plaza Section B - 8:30 AM to 1:00 PMMore details are forthcoming.
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Sunday, November 2, 2014

Rebecca and Zach's Engagement Party - The Hillside/A Piece of Green Package - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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Thursday, November 6, 2014

Private event: Landmark Tour and Travel - The Lakefronts at Railroad Park Section B - 11:30 AM to 3:30 PM
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Sunday, November 9, 2014

Superheroes and Sweets - West Green - 2:00 PM to 5:00 PMBe a superhero. Eat sweets. Have fun. We hope you will join us on Sunday, Nov 9th for our inaugural ”Superheros and Sweets” fundraiser at Railroad Park in Birmingham from 2-5pm. We will decide who has the best cupcake in Birmingham through a friendly competition from local bakeries. For registration information, please visit www.ChurchoftheReconciler.com
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Thursday, November 20, 2014

Homelessness Awareness Week: Homeless Simulation - Section B, 17th Street Plaza/The Railway Package - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PMExperience the systemic barriers to housing through homelessness simulation. The simulation will be followed by a community discussion about how and why people become homeless. Visit www.OneRoofOnline.org for registration details.
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Sunday, November 23, 2014

Magic City Half Marathon and 5K - Mile Event - The Lakefronts at Railroad Park, Section B - 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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