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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Friday, October 31, 2014

Happy Feet Friday - 17th Street Plaza Section B - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PMGet your feet moving in the right direction with a 60-minute low to high impact walk/run course designed to wake up, shape up, or maintain the inner athlete in you. Happy Feet Friday will teach you proper walk/run techniques to maximize your current fitness goals. Walking is safe and simple, plus it lowers your blood pressure, reduces your risk for or helps you manage type two diabetes, manages your weight, improves your mood and helps you stay strong. So whether you're training for your next marathon or just wanting to get moving, Happy Feet will get you on the right track. All experience levels are welcome.
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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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