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Whispers from the Past - A Native American Experience - Sunday, October, 11th

Our annual Whispers From the Past event is Sunday, October 11, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Join us as we take a trip back in time to rediscover the culture and contributions of Native Alabamians. Learn more about the crafts, demonstrations, activities, and authentic food that will be available. See it here.


Now Booking Holiday Events!

Plan your company’s holiday party at one of the most beautiful venues in Birmingham. From cocktail parties to seated dinners, Aldridge Gardens is the perfect place to hold your event. For reservation information please contact: Amanda Baker, Director of Sales & Catering (205) 682-8019 ext. 103 or abaker@aldridgegardens.com

Reserve your event before October 31st and receive a 20% discount off your venue rental fee!


The 4th Annual Taste of Hoover - SOLD OUT!

Our annual Taste of Hoover event scheduled for Thursday, October 22nd (5 - 8 p.m.) is now SOLD OUT! We're sorry, but there are no more tickets available for purchase.


Veterans Memorial Arbor

Learn about the Veterans Memorial Arbor project that will soon span the 125-foot dam on our lake. The structure will include a ceremonial area overlooking the water and will feature all of the service branch flags, as well as the U.S. flag. See how you can play a part in its construction, while also honoring those who have served our country. Learn more


The Eyes Have It!

Join us for our "Creepy Crawly Spiders of Alabama" class to hear Samford University's Dr. Drew Hataway talk about arachnids of all kinds. Learn which spiders are venomous and which are not. Then go hunt for them in the Gardens! Find out more


Aldridge Gardens Travel Club is going to Costa Rica!

Where better to be in November than Costa Rica? From lush forests and stunning waterfalls to exotic wildlife and endless coastlines, it is truly a beautiful slice of paradise. Learn more about how you can experience it with the Aldridge Gardens Travel Club. This 9-day trip of a lifetime is only $2599 from Birmingham. Get the details! 


Alabama Garden Trail

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

You can explore and experience the Alabama Garden Trail 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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  • Hoover and Spain Park Students
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    Aldridge Gardens is open 7 days a week from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Members-only hours are 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. daily.
    Guests of private events are welcome after 5:00 p.m.
    The museum and gallery are open 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily, except when events are scheduled.
    Admission to the Gardens is always free.

  • Members are invited to walk their dogs from 4:00 p.m. until close on Mondays and Wednesdays, except when weddings or other special events are scheduled. In addition, members are also invited to fish our lake Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 4:00 p.m. until close, except when weddings or other special events are scheduled.

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  • 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
    - Eddie and Kay Aldridge
    - Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
    - Energen Corporation
    - International Expeditions
    - Ken Jackson
    - Ed and Barbara Randle
    - Renasant Bank
    - Councilman Gene Smith and Pam Smith

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