Weekend Events in Tuscaloosa

Alabama Men’s Basketball vs. Penn State 🏀

Missing Alabama football? Don’t worry, for all the sports fans out there, the Alabama men’s basketball team will be taking on the Nittany Lions this weekend. Don’t miss out on this fun game happing at the Coleman Coliseum this Friday night at 8 p.m. For more information on tickets and the men’s basketball schedule, check here.


Holidays on the River 🎁⛸

The Tuscaloosa Amphitheater is the perfect holiday destination this weekend. Ice skating is a staple to the season, but in addition to this, Holidays on the River is also hosting the Very Merry Market. If you haven’t finished gift shopping, be sure to visit on Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m., as many local businesses will be set up with the perfect gift options for the holiday season. For information on location and tickets for ice skating, visit their website here.


Casey Thrasher in Concert 🎶

You may recognize the name Casey Thrasher from American Idol. This country music singer and songwriter is in Tuscaloosa for a special concert on Thursday, Dec. 20. The Lloyd Wood Education Center is presenting this event at the Bama Theatre starting at 7 p.m. To find out more about tickets and the location, check here.


July in Christmas with Matthew Wurtele and his GTB! 🎶 🌴

Tired of all the holiday spirit in town? This Saturday, Druid City Brewing Company will be hosting July in Christmas with Matthew Wurtele and his Good Time Buddies! This event will start at 8 p.m. with no cover fee. Get ready to relax with some summertime sounds! There will be good music, good beer and Hawaiian shirts are strongly encouraged. For more information on this event, check here.


Have a Holly, Jolly Christmas at CHOM! 🎅🎄

The Children’s Hands on Museum is back this weekend with another kid-friendly holiday event. This Saturday from 9 – 4 p.m., admission will include participation in “Have a Holly, Jolly Christmas at CHOM!” Activities will include making a Santa ornament, writing a letter to Santa and reading the Santa Mouse story. For more information on this event and admission, visit their website here.