Vulcan Park & Museum


Photo by Layton Dudley.

The 20-minute show features about 10,000 pounds of fireworks choreographed to patriotic and popular music. more



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The final event in the annual Spring Walking Tour Series will be a visit to the historic Woodlawn neighborhood. more



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The event will feature Five Points-centric culinary options and retail vendors. more



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About 125 dignitaries took part in the ceremony on the north side of Vulcan. more


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Photo by Jesse Chambers

Planners presented two alternatives for pedestrian access between Five Points South and Homewood at Vulcan Park Jan. 18. more

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Birmingham Revealed, Washington & Du Bois: “Two Opinions, One Goal” premieres at the Vulcan Park and Museum on Thursday, Feb. 1. more


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Alyx Chandler

From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Aug. 21, locals gathered at the Vulcan Park and Museum to watch the partial solar eclipse. The park gave away 200 glasses with the purchase of a ticket. more



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Readers of Iron City Ink and its sister publications gave a list of suggestions on where to best see the city's largest fireworks show. more



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The Kiwanis Club of Birmingham marked its 100th anniversary in May by hosting a groundbreaking on the north side of Vulcan Park and Museum for construction of the $4.66 million Kiwanis Centennial Park. more

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It takes three days of setup, a team of eight people and 5,000 pounds of gunpowder to pull off Birmingham’s biggest fireworks show of the year, and July 4, 2017, promises to be no different. more


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Photos by Alyx Chandler

On Sunday, June 4, families, visitors and Birmingham residents gathers from noon to 4 p.m. to celebrate 113 years of the Vulcan. more


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Photo by Jesse Chambers

The club, celebrating its 100th anniversary, marked the beginning of construction for the $4.66 million Kiwanis Centennial Park on Friday, May 19. more

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A Birmingham icon turns 113 years old this year, and everyone is welcome to come celebrate at his birthday party. more

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

On May 14, Five Points South will celebrate its 130th anniversary. more

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This Valentine’s Day, several local couples will tie the knot in the shadow of Birmingham’s most iconic statue. more

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Renderings courtesy of the Kiwanis Club of Birmingham.

That icon and the park where the Vulcan resides will soon get a much-needed 21st-century makeover. more


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The Kiwanis will improve the park's north side, build a two-mile trail and create a new light show to showcase the iconic Vulcan statue. more

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