New date for Celebrate Hoover Day, added COVID-19 precautions

Celebrate Hoover Day

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Celebrate Hoover Day is a family-friendly annual city-wide celebration that is free to the public.

This year’s event was held Sunday, April 25, 2021 from 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. at Veterans Park. It was originally scheduled for April 24, but there is a First Alert for thunderstorms that day so city leaders moved it a day.

Celebrate Hoover Day
Celebrate Hoover Day April 25, 2021
Celebrate Hoover Day April 25, 2021 (Source: City of Hoover)

Celebrate Hoover Day features activities that are fun for the whole family to enjoy at the park. Get ready for the Veterans Memorial Paver Dedication, free ice cream provided by Mayfield Ice Cream, a kids zone complete with a petting zoo and carnival rides, plus live entertainment and a car show. There will also be document shredding provided by Shred-it.

The giant apple pie will not be one of the attractions for the 2021 event due to COVID-19.

Residents of all ages are drawn to Veterans Park to enjoy the fun at Celebrate Hoover Day. This year, the city is implementing added COVID-19 precautions, including:

  • Hand sanitizing stations
  • Disinfectant wipe stations
  • No shuttles from the parking lot
  • No tents for large gatherings, attendees can enjoy shade under pavilions
  • Staff will be cleaning and wiping down picnic tables, chairs, restrooms, and portalets
  • Limited exhibitors will have individual 10X10 tent displays

Free parking is available at Spain Park High School.

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