5 of the best Birmingham deals we’ve seen on Instagram this week
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If you’re like me, you’ve been brought up to find some of the best deals possible, with purchases slightly resembling Olympic sport.
With Labor Day approaching, now is the time to start training to spot the best sellers in Birmingham (we always think they’re even nicer if they’re local). We’ve rounded up five of the best Birmingham deals we’ve seen online. Read on to check them out.
1. Mountain Brook Olive Company
As a gift shop and gourmet, Mountain Brook Olive Company holds various sales throughout the week to promote their bath + body products as well as an assortment of dips, jams, jellies and syrups to sweeten the deal.
As a company, they offer a wide selection of award-winning artisanal extra virgin and infused olive oils around the world. Plus, they’re located at Lane Parke for easy and convenient shopping.
OK: 25% reduction on bath + body products all week, 30% reduction on a selection of products
Location + hours: 261 rue Rele, Mountain Brook, AL 35223 | Monday 10 am-5pm, closed Sunday
2. Sale of tents at Gus Mayer’s
We know money doesn’t buy happiness, but in case you need a lift, a new pair of shoes won’t hurt. Luckily, Gus Mayer at The Summit is the ultimate destination for all things clothing, footwear, and beauty.
Their tent sale lasts until August 29 and is up to 80% off normal retail prices. Gather your best friends and go on a weekend of shopping for the best deals Birmingham has to offer in the best location.
OK: 80% off original prices from August 26th to 29th. (Open 12-5 Sunday).
Location + hours: 225 Summit Blvd # 700, Birmingham, AL 35243 | From Thursday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday – Wednesday 10 am-5pm
3. Studio 2500
Have you ever visited the Studio 2500 building? This cool Willie Williams Jr. gallery opened in 2016 and is a known vibrant and bright space that has hosted 12 exhibitions over the years.
Williams sought to make the gallery an experience by designing the space by artists for artists so that the beauty of each room was maximized.
OK: A selection of works of art on sale at 20% off.
Location + hours: 2500 26th Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35234 | Hours not listed
4. Sale of autumn plants at Birmingham Botanic Gardens
The place we all know and love, Birmingham Botanic Gardens, hosts its annual Fall Plant Sale. For those of us with a green thumb and a subscription, this is amazing news.
Need a fall plant refresh? Although you must be a member to shop online on August 27 and in person on September 10, the sale is finally open to the public on Saturday September 11. As one of the top-rated auctions of the year, you don’t want to miss out on the Fall Plant Sale. In addition, members receive their annual plant gift: a ‘Blue Billow’ hydrangea.
OK: Members-only online store: August 27, members-only store in-store September 10, 4 pm to 5:30 pm Sale opens to the public on September 11 and a collapsible wagon or utility cart is encouraged.
Location + hours: 2612 Lane Park Rd, Birmingham, AL 35223 | 7 am-6pm every day
5. basic. Exclusive designer sale
We can’t wait to shop until we get down to basic. From sustainably made clothes to the perfect accessory, we know it’s all basic. is done for a purpose. For every purchase you make, they donate $ 5 to Human Rights Watch and the Southern Poverty Law Center, the best deal ever.
By collaborating with independent designers, they are able to address causes such as fluid gender fashion, nursing-friendly fashion, and even made-to-order clothing. They also sell a used line for all of us who are on a budget.
OK: Exclusive sale by designer, Rachel Antonoff up to 35% off.
Location + hours: 2214 2nd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203 | Store opening hours are currently suspended for the move to a new location
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