Some people liken Trussville to “Mayberry.” With a focus on community, this town just outside Birmingham has all the conveniences you need — with 75 restaurants and a large outdoor mall at The Pinnacle. It’s no wonder the city website proclaims itself “the gateway to happiness.” Here’s our list of fun things to do in the area.


Parish Seafood & Oyster House
1911 Gadsden Highway
Trussville, AL 35235

If you can’t get to the beach this Spring Break, you can still enjoy a taste of the shore. Parish Seafood & Oyster House in Trussville offers, as the name suggests, oysters galore, plenty of fish and po’ boysto satiate your appetite for all things Gulf. With longer, sunnier days, there’s no better time to take a seat on the comfy covered porch.


1820 Gadsden Highway
Suite 104
Birmingham, AL 35235

South offers adorable and chic tunics, rompers, dresses and all things clothing to outfit your days and nights. The Trussville boutique is the original location for South, which has now expanded to Hoover and Huntsville, too. You’re sure to find something unique in this delightful Southern store.


Spare Time
3600 Roosevelt Blvd
Birmingham, AL 35235

Gone are the days when you had to choose between an evening of bowling or a night of laser tag.Spare Time in Trussville lets you have both. There’s even an arcade, food and drink, so you have all the entertainment you can stand under one roof.