Check out our full list of happenings close to you this month.
1. July 4 Festival
July 4 | 5-9 p.m.
Celebrate Independence Day Homewood style! Two blocks of 18th Street South and one block of 29th Ave South will be blocked for pedestrian to make way for rides and attractions. Inflatables and rides will be in downtown Homewood streets, and music will be playing by a DJ. Catch the Thunder on the Mountain fireworks show from Vulcan Park at 9 p.m. Unlimited attractions wristbands are $10, and you can purchase them a tent near the intersection of 18th Street South and 29th Avenue South.
2. Our Lady of Sorrows Fourth of July Festival
Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church
The barbecue is back! Come out to feast on Boston butts, turkey breasts, chopped pork, chickens and sides, and you can purchase raffle tickets too. The festival’s Trash & Treasures Sale and games will return in 2022. Find more information on the event’s Facebook page.
3. West Homewood Market
Tuesdays | 5-8 p.m.
160 Oxmoor Road
Support your neighbors, local businesses and farmers by buying produce and more at this weekly summer market. Find everything from fresh produce to arts and craft vendors to live music. The market runs through the first Tuesday of August. Learn more at westhomewood.com.
4. Tour de Cahaba
Sunday, July 18
Calling all cyclists! Sign up for 65 miles, 45 miles, 34 miles, 10 miles, and Slow Your Roll Family Ride for this ride from Cahaba Cycles’ Homewood location. Learn more or register here.
5. Sidewalk Sale
Stop by Downtown Homewood all day and find sidewalks lined with merchandise discounted up to 75 percent. Get there early for the best selection at this annual event.