For 114 years, Vulcan, the world’s largest cast iron statute has stood atop Red Mountain as a unifying symbol for generations past and present. Come help Vulcan blow out the candles on his cake at his big Birthday Bash on June 3 from 12 - 4 p.m.!
Published: May 16, 2018
By: Courtesy of Vulcan Park and Museum
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America’s First Federal Credit Union will provide popcorn, Birmingham Coca-Cola will sample the latest Coca-Cola products, Top Golf will provide a kid’s activity and ARC Realty will hold its paver reveal. NEW! We’ve added the Boost Kids Fun Run that will take place at the new Kiwanis Vulcan Trial between 12 and 1 pm. Back by popular demand, but with a new twist, will be GameStop’s Virtual Reality game room, along with kid’s activities with Red Mountain Park, McWane Science Center, the Girl Scouts, Railroad Park’s corn hole, a moonwalk and much, much more! See! The CBS Weather Truck, the Birmingham Barons Characters, UAB’s Blaze, Get Bubbly with Birmingham Parent magazine, see a performance by Birmingham Children’s Theatre, experience a drum performance by Get Rhythm, enjoy face painting for kids 12 and under and balloon art by Magic Town Clowns. There will also be a performance by George Griffin and the Firebirds! Mayor Randall Woodfin and City Council President Valerie Abbott will be joined by other elected officials in leading the birthday song for the Big Guy at 2:00 p.m. Immediately following the song, Bud’s Best Cookies and ice cream provided by Piggly Wiggly will be served.
“Birmingham families look forward to Vulcan’s Big Birthday Bash every year!” said Darlene Negrotto, President and CEO of Vulcan Park Foundation. “With the addition of the new Kiwanis Centennial Park and the Kiwanis Vulcan Trail, we’ve added a Boost Kid’s Fun Run to the event this year. We hope everyone joins in the fun to help Vulcan blow out his candles!”
Vulcan’s Birthday Bash is presented by America’s First Federal Credit Union with additional support from Coca-Cola, ARC Realty, Boost Kids Occupational Therapy and Yoga, Top Golf, Main Street Family Urgent Care and Kid’s Urgent Care, GameStop, Mountain High Outfitters, La Jefa, Piggly Wiggly, Bud’s Best Cookies, Birmingham Parent magazine, and Way FM. Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for kids. Vulcan Park and Museum members and children under four get in free.
About Vulcan® Park and Museum
Vulcan Park Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization which operates Vulcan Park and Museum on behalf of the City of Birmingham. Vulcan Park and Museum’s mission is to preserve and promote Vulcan as the symbol for the Birmingham region, to advance knowledge and understanding of Birmingham’s history and culture and to encourage exploration of the region.