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Regions Field is a state-of-the-art ballpark built in 2013 as the home of the Birmingham Barons AA Minor League team. The stadium features 8500 seats and is conveniently located right in Downtown Birmingham. The ballpark has a host of activities and special features, including a mini-wiffle ball diamond, a batting cage and family fun park. Of course, no baseball game is complete without a hot dog and a beer (or soda), and you can get that, along with all the other classic ballpark snacks at Regions Field, too.
Bartow Arena is host to the basketball league of the University of Alabama, called the UAB Blazers. The arena is open to the public, so if you want to see some top notch collegiate basketball, this is where you should head. The Bartow Arena also hosts concerts through the year and has screenings of foreign and classic films.
Located just six miles southeast of downtown, the Birmingham Race Course offers live greyhound racing, simulcast dog and horse racing from other sites, two restaurants and wagering seven nights per week. The track and grandstand areas are comfortable and entertaining. Champions Restaurant offers a full menu of appetizers, entrees and desserts in an elegant setting. There are also lots of options for more informal dining, and alcoholic beverages are served at several spots throughout the park.
Barber Motorsports Park is a plush racing arena that hosts many racing events and auto shows. Opened in 2003, the park has also seen many car launches. The park offers ace facilities like paved paddocks, restrooms, technical enhancements and so on. Several championships, festivals and consumer shows are held here. The notable racing events here are Grand-Am, Vintage Racing Series and AMA Superbike. So if cars, speed and races give you the thrill then zoom into this place.