Plan Your Conference Experience

It's never to early to start planning your trip to Birmingham, Alabama, for Main Street Now 2024. Check out the unique conference experiences, plus local dining, points of interest, and entertainment that the Magic City has to offer.

Conference T-Shirt

Main Street Now 2024 conference t-shirt (back) preview: The words "BHAM" with "Magic City" overlaid are positioned across the top. Below, a cutout of the Vulcan Statue (on left) and a list of conference activities and Birmingham sites (on right).


Printed on soft, lightweight, and pre-shrunk cotton/poly blend, the official 2024 Main Street Now Conference t-shirt is available in unisex sizing and features a tribute to iconic BHAM landmarks, sites, and points of interest, plus conference activities that you can only experience in The Magic City.


Conference t-shirts are available for pre-sale during Early Bird registration. A limited supply of shirts will also be available at the Main Street America booth in the Expo Hall.

Pre-sales end on March 11.
Add yours to your registration today!

Explore Birmingham

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute exterior

Credit: Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute 
Open Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
520 16th St N 
Admission: $25 

Add a visit to the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute to your personal itinerary. Explore the institute that keeps the legacy of the American Civil Rights Movement alive and experience immersive exhibitions that document the rise of the Movement and the succession of events that it bore around the nation: the 1955 arrest of Rosa Parks on a Montgomery bus, James Meredith’s 1962 admission to the University of Mississippi, the violence in Birmingham’s streets and churches in 1963, and more. In a re-creation of his jail cell, step behind the bars from which Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., penned "Letter from a Birmingham Jail."

Main Street Now 2024 Map

Check out the Main Street Now 2024 map to learn more about conference venues and Birmingham's local dining, indie retail, points of interest, landmarks, and entertainment spots. Keep reading for an invitation to visit the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and links to visitor guides.

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