Trunk-or-Treating Guide: Best Free Birmingham Spots (2019)


Should you and the kids be trick-or-treaters or trunk-or-treaters this Halloween? Do both! Get a double dose of trick-or-treating this year; bring your children to one of these local Birmingham trunk-or-treat locations before October 31, then head out on Halloween night for more sugary goodness.

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Birmingham’s Best Spots to Watch 4th of July Fireworks

Celebrating America’s birthday isn’t possible without a fireworks show, right? Don’t sabotage your July 4th party at home with dinky, little sparklers and bottle rocket duds. Break out your lawn chairs, lather on the SPF 50 for some pre-fireworks festivities, and bring the family to one of these Birmingham Fourth of July events for some beautiful Independence Day fireworks.  

Independence Day Fireworks Birmingham

Vulcan July 4th Fireworks Show 

As Alabama’s most anticipated free summer events, the bewilderingly wild Vulcan Fireworks Show is back for 2019. The Birmingham July Fourth celebration begins at 9:00 PM, with 20 straight minutes of Independence Day fireworks, choreographed to today’s radio hits – just what the doctor ordered. Head to for more information. 

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15 Essential Car Accessories to Get Mom for Mother’s Day

Have you gotten Mom a gift for her special day in May? If not, there’s no time like the present. From practical and pragmatic to fun and fancy, these car accessories are great Mother’s Day gift ideas.

15) Cup Holder Expander

If your mom drinks coffee by the gallon, she’ll likely have difficulties fitting her travel mug in a standard car cup holder. Consider buying her a cup holder adapter that securely expands to hold larger mugs. We recommend an adjustable system with a rubber base to ensure a snug fit, such as this $25 Swigzy Car Cup Holder product. It may not be the most personal Mother’s Day present to give Mom, but it will surely be one of the most useful.

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