Free Tai Chi for Health Classes

Please join us for FREE Tai Chi classes on Wednesday, August 22nd and 29th. This beginners class will focus more on mindfulness and body awareness than form. Please RSVP to let us know you'll be there to try it out. Learn More
 


Hydrangea Society Meeting - August 23rd

Want to learn more about hydrangeas and other related gardening topics? Join us at 1:00 p.m. on August 23rd! This month's topic is "Birmingham Gardening Today" by Dr. John Floyd. Get more details here.
 


Yoga in the Gardens with Star

Want to try yoga? Looking for a welcoming environment with a slower pace and lots of instruction? Then this is for you. Come and take part on Wednesday, September 6th, 13th, and 27th from 9 to 10 a.m. Learn more and register here
 


Members-Only Guided Bird Watch - September 16th

For the fifth consecutive year, Richard and Patricia Ryel are leading our members-only guided bird watch events. These are generally held on the 3rd Saturday of each month from 8 - 10 a.m. To see the dates of this year's currently scheduled bird walks and to register, click here
 


Whispers from the Past: A Native American Experience

Bring the family and experience a fun day discovering the culture and contributions of Native Alabamians. Sunday, October 8, 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. See performances by Native American Pow Wow dancers and so much more! Get the details.
 


Taste of Hoover - Oct. 12th!

Enjoy an autumn evening with us strolling through the Gardens and sampling delicious dishes from some of Hoover’s best restaurants, caterers, and more. Thursday, October 12, 5 – 8 p.m. Learn more about it and get tickets early.
 


Learn How To Become A Citizen Scientist! - November 9th

Bring your curiosity and imagination and join author Claire Datnow as she shares her fascinating adventures on the road to writing her ecological mystery series. Her journey will come alive with photos and videos created by award-winning photographer Boris Datnow. Get more details and register here
 


It's not too late to be a part of our Veterans Memorial Arbor

You can still reserve benches and pavers to honor veterans through our Veterans Memorial Arbor. Learn more and find out how.
 


Look Who's Turning 50!

Congratulations to the City of Hoover on your 50th anniversary! We are so happy and proud to be a part of such a wonderful place to shop, eat, work, and live. Learn more about this great city we call home
 


Best of Borrowed & Blue - Second Year in a Row!

Aldridge Gardens has again been named the Best Intimate Venue in Birmingham by wedding planning website Borrowed & Blue! We are proud to receive this honor as voted on by vendors. Get more details.
 


Proud to be a Top Ranked Tourist Attraction

Aldridge Gardens recognized in Top Ranked Tourist Attractions, Birmingham Business Journal, May 2016!

 


  • CLASSES & EVENTS
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  • Photography by Walt Stricklin
  • On exhibit from August 8th through September.

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  • PARTNERS IN TOURISM
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  • We're delighted to be part of the Alabama Garden Trail!

    We're delighted to be part of the Alabama Garden Trail!

    You can explore and experience Alabama's beautiful gardens from the top of the state all the way down to the Gulf - and of course right here in Hoover! Visit the official travel site of Alabama to learn more.

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  • HOURS OF OPERATION

    Aldridge Gardens is open 7 days a week from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    We have an additional members-only hour from 6 to 7:00 p.m.
    Admission to the Gardens is always free.
    Everyone is invited to enjoy our walking trails but ask you not to run or jog on them. Our trails are very natural and not conducive to running.

  • Members are invited to walk their leashed dogs and fish our lake Mondays through Thursdays, from 4:00 to 7 p.m. Please make sure to clean up after your pet. However, fishing and dog walking will be restricted during weddings or other special events.

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  • 2017 SUSTAINING SPONSORS
  • Our Gardens are successful thanks to those whose generous sponsorships enable us to maintain and sustain the grounds, and to provide activities and events. Because of this, we would like to sincerely thank the following sponsors:

    - Agricultural Services
    - Alabama Power Foundation
    - Eddie and Kay Aldridge
    - Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
    - Ken Jackson
    - Jim McLane
    - Councilman Gene Smith and Pam Smith

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