It’s officially November, Birmingham! You know what that means, it’s time to start thinking about holiday shopping. No matter who’s on your list this year, it doesn’t hurt to start checking early. Read on for nine bargains in town to get you in the holiday spirit.
1. Homewood for the Holidays, Nov. 3
Kick off the holiday shopping season with Downtown Homewood’s Annual Open House. Businesses in the city are decorating and preparing for this winter event all week long. Enjoy food, hors d’oeuvres, a car, discount shopping and much more!
New this year – other retailers will be setting up shop on 18th Street for their businesses that are not located there.
Don’t forget to check out our small business guide for all the amazing local businesses supported here in Bham.
2. Deck the Heights, Nov. 12
Be sure to mark your calendar for November 12 at Cahaba Heights for inflatables, music, pop-up shops, food, drinks, Santa, face painting, balloon artists—plus a few surprises to be announced soon.
Psst—we heard you might get a bull.
3. Holiday Open House – Trussville, Nov 3
Nona Ruths, Tula J Boutique and Varsity are teaming up for an unmissable Holiday Open House on November 3rd. You’ll find unique home decor, stylish clothing and accessories for men and women and much more.
Trussville is full of hot spots for holiday shopping – check out our guide here.
4. Crestline Community Open House, Nov. 17
The Crestline Village Holiday Open House is being held on November 17th with shops and restaurants opening their doors for holidays, shopping, and trunk shows. This year, you can expect seasonal entertainment from the Mountain Brook High School Jazz Band and singers from the Exceptional Foundation.
5. Studio by Tracks Open House, Nov. 20
At the Studio by the Tracks open house, you’ll not only find one-of-a-kind art by SBTT artists, but you’ll also be able to shop from over 15 food vendors. and buy food from our village as part of the Outdoor Market.
6. Mistletoe & Mimosas at Lane Parke, December 1
Join Lane Parke for an evening of local shopping and extended store hours. Lane Parke will host a hot chocolate and mimosa bar to make your customers even more excited.
7. Holiday Faire Market to benefit Alabama Waldorf, December 3
Celebrate the season, support local artists and enjoy great holiday shopping all at the same time. There will be live music, traditional vendors, an international lunch and more. All sales and activities will take place outdoors, weather permitting.
8. Noel Market, Nov. 16-19
Holiday lovers – you don’t want to miss this event. With your $15 general admission ticket, you’ll gain access to the Noel Market, a market featuring local and national vendors selling everything from home goods and clothing to children’s toys. and desserts.
9. Mountain Brook Village & English Village Holiday Open House, December 1
Mountain Brook Village and English Village will host their holiday open houses on Thursday, December 1st. The best part – there will be trolley traffic around the Villages, so customers can park in one place and enjoy the activities in both Villages.
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