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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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Forrest Wedding - The Lakefronts at Railroad Park, section C - 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Zumba at Railroad Park - 17th Street Plaza Section B - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PMZUMBA at Railroad Park is a Latin inspired dance fitness class. It blends easy Latin dance moves with aerobic steps. The class is fun, energizing, and easy to follow. This class is FREE thanks to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. Please arrive 15 minutes early to register. You will be required to sign-in each time you participate in this class.
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Thursday, September 25, 2014

Yoga at Railroad Park! - The Meadow - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PMYOGA AT RAILROAD PARK is a form of exercise that strengthens and tones the body, promoting balance and flexibility, while quieting the mind. Yoga is for the beginning as well as advanced student. This class is FREE thanks to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. Please arrive 15 minutes early to register. You will be required to sign-in each time you participate in this class.
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The Birmingham Chapter of the Alabama Wildlife Federation's presents AWF Wild Game Cook Off! - 17th Street Plaza - 6:00 PM to 10:00 PMAdmission to this event is $40.00 per couple/person prior to the event or $50.00 at the door. Your ticket prices includes complimentary food and a one (1) year AWF Membership for you or your guest. This event will feature live music and a silent auction. All proceeds benefit the Alabama Wildlife Federation. For more information please visit www.alabamawildlife.org
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Friday, September 26, 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, September 27, 2014

National Alliance for Mental Illness hosts NAMIWalks - 17th Street Plaza Section B - 9:00 AM to 1:00 PMEvery journey begins with that first step! NAMIWalks is one of the largest and most successful mental health awareness and fundraising events in America! NAMIWalks support people who are affected by mental illness. Please join them as they try to improve lives and our community one step at a time.
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