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Alabama Theatre

1817 3rd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203-3132
+1 205-252-2262
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It's a Wonderful Theater!

So glad this theater was refurbished. My mom spent many hours here as a teenager and told us... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2017
Trussville, Alabama
via mobile
Christmas tradition

Every year the Alabama shows Christmas movies through the month of December. You may have seen the... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2016
Jasper, Alabama
via mobile
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After a complete restoration, this historic venue once again shows its 1927 grandeur.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1817 3rd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203-3132
+1 205-252-2262
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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

So glad this theater was refurbished. My mom spent many hours here as a teenager and told us stories about the theater when we were growing up and it was closed. Feels like you have been taken back 50-60 years when visiting. The craftsmanship and...More

Thank Cindy2468
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Every year the Alabama shows Christmas movies through the month of December. You may have seen the movies dozens of times at home or possibly in a theater but the experience cannot match up with the Alabama. First, the theater is nicknamed the Showplace of...More

Thank jasperdad12
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Loved every minute of our visit to watch Christmas Vacation. All of us enjoyed the historic theater, sing along with the wonderful organ and family time watching a new classic

Thank BarbeeAL
Reviewed 12 November 2016

I have loved the Alabama Theater since I was a child. I'm so glad the this beautiful Birmingham landmark was restored and saved. Don't miss a holiday movie in "The Showplace of the South" From classics to newer releases, the holiday movies are a popular...More

Thank BlueDiver3231
Reviewed 6 November 2016

This gorgeous landmark theater still earns her old nickname. This is really like stepping back in time to an era when these fine theaters drew patrons from hundreds of miles. The place is simply ornate and stunning inside and out, and the sight lines are...More

Thank Jay B
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

This was my first visit to the Alabama Theatre. We came from out of town for the Josh Ritter/Jason Isbell concert. It's always a fun experience to go see a musical act in a grand theater that's able to offer an intimate feel. We bought...More

Thank mwalkerms
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Since 2008 I have made many trips to the Historic Alabama Theater. There are Summer and Winter (Christmas specific movies) film series on Fridays and Sundays. There are also children's film series on Thursdays and other times (just check their website). My favorite time to...More

1  Thank Cassie S
Reviewed 4 August 2016

I've been going to the Alabama since I was a kid and have been overwhelmed every time I have been there. In between visits, you forget just how awesome this building is. Thankfully it has been preserved! I've seen movies, shows and concerts, attended events...More

Thank xsdv8
Reviewed 3 August 2016

A beautiful building. The acoustics were good for the concert I went to there. My only concern is that the lighting is poor towards the back of the auditorium and on the upper levels. Be sure to watch your step!

Thank Jeremy P
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Our family loves to go to the Alabama Theater. It's always a fun experience to go see a classic movie in such a grand theater.

Thank Tim G
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2 January 2017|
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Response from jasperdad12 | Reviewed this property |
The people that operate the theater are generally accommodating. Call them and see if you can set something up.
18 December 2016|
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Response from TAZ-N-Bogey | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they sell sodas, wine, beer, & snacks.