Publix Presents Family Camp-Out Night

Moved to Rain Dates!

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Because of anticipated rain and intense cold, Publix Presents Family Camp‐Out Night is moving to its scheduled rain dates.

Your family is invited to a campout on our front lawn.

One night a year, we convert a special section of Railroad Park into an interactive campground for families. A host of experts will give lessons on everything from astronomy to camp cooking to orienteering‐with some bird watching thrown in for good measure. (Check the full schedule below for details on the lessons and the pros who'll be giving them.)

To create a true family campground atmosphere, this particular event is open only to families with children*.

Bring your tent and your family, and we'll take care of the rest. Publix is catering healthy snacks, dinner and breakfast, not to mention a tasty build‐your‐own trail mix bar.

It's a rare opportunity to camp in a way that you haven't before‐and to make memories and gain camping insight that you'll take with you through the years.

Cost: $40 per child and $20 per parent/guardian.

You can register and pay securely below. Or if you prefer, you can print and mail your registration and payment. Either way, you'll want to see the complete event overview and a recommended packing list by clicking here. And while you're reading, please review the Railroad Park rules here.

*Please note the adult to children ratio: For every two (2) children there must be one (1) responsible parent/legal guardian. A parent or legal guardian must accompany their children for the duration of the event. Children accompanied by an adult other than a parent/legal guardian will not be admitted.

Online Payment and Registration Process:



After your ticket(s) have been purchased click here to fill out the registration and info form.

Event Schedule:

Saturday, March 18, 2017

3:30 pm ‐ 4:25 pm: Check-in
4:30 pm: Car Camping vs. Open Country Camping Demo and Lesson
5:00 pm: "What's the Bug Deal?" Lesson
5:30 pm: Orienteering Lesson
6:45 pm: Dinner
7:40 pm: "Camp Cooking Tips and Tricks" Lesson
8:10 pm: "Top 10 Items for Safe Camping" Lesson
8:40 pm: Astronomy Lesson
9:30 pm: Read‐Along

Sunday, March 19, 2017

6:45 am: Light Breakfast
7:00 am: Interactive Bird Watching Walk
7:15 am ‐ 8:00 am: Check-out

Cancellations/Changes and Refunds: In the event of cancellation or change, fees are non-refundable. All changes will be posted on the Railroad Park website and social media channels: Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Interactive Exhibits and Special Programming:

Alabama Cup Racing Association
Birmingham Audubon
Birmingham Public Library
Camp Fire Alabama
Christenberry Planetarium at Samford University
Fresh Air Family
Idlewild Adventure Company
Wild South

Many Thanks to our Family Camp‐Out Night Sponsors: