Party at the Parks

A Family-Friendly Event!

Join us on Saturday, May 6, 2017 for Party at the Parks! We'll enjoy inflatables, food, music, and much more!

We are so excited to celebrate our foster families while raising awareness about foster care! Party at the Parks is a FREE* event open to the entire Birmingham community. If you have any questions, please email us at

This event is brought to you by ABCH’s Birmingham Regional Advisory Board, a volunteer group of young leaders in the community.

Details for 2017: 

  • When: Saturday, May 6
  • Time: 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Location: Railroad Park, The Meadow (in the center of the park) 1600 1st Avenue, Birmingham, AL 35233
  • Cost: All events held at Railroad Park will be FREE*! If you would like to learn more about Alabama Baptist Children’s Homes or give to this worthy ministry, there will be opportunities to do so at the event.
  • Event t-shirts will also be for sale at Railroad Park. Cash, checks, or credit cards will be accepted. 
  • Tickets to the Barons game that evening are available for purchase and can be found at
  • For your comfort, bring folding chairs or a blanket!

Here's a quick recap from a previous Party at the Parks event to give you an idea of what to expect! 


Free activities at Railroad Park include:

Inflatables for all ages, photos with princesses and superheroes, face painting, yard games, snow cones, music, and popcorn.

Event Sponsors

We have a variety of sponsorship opportunities for your church or business, each one varying in benefits and financial involvement. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for our event, please click here. For additional information, please contact Caroline Harned at 205-982-1112.


How do I get tickets for the Barons game?

Tickets for the Barons game are available for purchase and can be found at

Will there be food available?

There will be free popcorn, snow cones, and water available at Railroad Park. 

What happens if it rains?

We are planning to enjoy “Party at the Parks” rain or shine! If severe weather does occur and we are forced to cancel the event, we will let our guests know on this web page and on our social media channels. 

Can I make a donation to help support this event and the Children’s Homes?
Absolutely! Though Party at the Parks is a free event, we will have opportunities there to give. If you’re unable to attend and would like to support our efforts, you can give online. 

What is Alabama Baptist Children's Homes?

For over 125 years, ABCH has strived to protect, nurture, and restore children and families through Christ-centered services. ABCH fulfills their mission through four areas of service: (1) training, licensing, and equipping foster families to provide loving Christian homes to children in foster care, (2) providing excellent campus care homes & shelter care homes for children needing care, (3) providing quality professional counseling from a Christian perspective through Pathway’s Professional Counseling ministry, and (4) providing Family Care homes to struggling mothers and their children. These services are provided in various locations across Alabama.

Is there a Children’s Homes location in the Birmingam area? 

ABCH provides a wide range of services in the Birmingham area, including foster care, Pathways Professional Counseling, and two Family Care locations. The nearest homes specifically for children are in Oxford and Decatur. Learn more about all of our locations HERE.