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What are Bham's biggest events?

Fellow foodies, a need your help. A food writer is coming to Birmingham to write about our restaurants, and has contacted us about restaurant recommendations. That I can handle.

But she also wants to know what big events/festivals we have that bring people to Birmingham. That way she can tie a food story to it: "So you're going to the Magic City for ___________; here's what to eat while you're there."

With the demise of City Stages, what's the biggest event for drawing out of towners? Mercedes Marathon? Sidewalk Film Festival? What? Help me out.

Posted on Wednesday, March 17, 2010 at 11:28AM by Registered CommenterDeborah Lockridge in | Comments7 Comments

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The Alabama Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation sponsors 'Mudbugs & Music' each year. This will be the 6th annual event on May 22nd at the Open Door Cafe. $20/ticket and all the crawfish you can eat! And for a great cause :)

March 17, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAmy Bolt

Oh gosh, there are a ton. Next month's Indy race. ONB Magic City Art Connection. Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival. Magic City Brew Fest. Food festivals all year long, of course. Papajohns.com Bowl. Moss Rock Festival. Function in the Junction. Stokin' the Fire. Artwalk. No doubt I can think of more ...

March 18, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterCJ

SEC Baseball tournament?
Talladega? Which, of course, isn't in B'ham, but it packs our hotels.

March 18, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterEM

The Schaeffer Crawfish Boil is a big draw.

March 19, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSheila

crawfish boil

March 25, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterBamagirl

Indy Grand Prix / Porsche 250 Race (April 9-11, 2010)

Regions Charity Classic at Ross Bridge (May 10-16, 2010)

April 1, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterTally

Greek Food Festival

April 6, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAFM

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