Have you ever found yourself couch-surfing at the end of a long day and endlessly scrolling through social media, lost in the Instagram rabbit hole and lost to the world? Don’t worry — everyone needs to occasionally zone out and get lost in dreamy pictures. So, to make sure those much-needed end-of-the-day trips to Instagram’s dreamland are filled with the most beautiful imagery possible, we’ve rounded up our top 13 best Birmingham Instagram accounts! From nature to food to local markets, these “B’hamstagrams” each show a different side of our city and are totally worth following!
James Spann is our go-to for all things Alabama weather — but did you know his Instagram is full of some of the most stunning sunsets, breathtaking storm clouds and fantastic lightning we’ve ever laid our eyes on? Birmingham’s favorite meteorologist sure knows how to find the best pictures of the Alabama skies around and capture the artistry of weather. It’s hard to stop scrolling once you get started on James Spann’s account!
This account is perfect to unleash the foodie in you. Bham_Foodstagram captures all the delicious eats in the Magic City and we love this account because it is the perfect solution to the nightly question of “What’s for dinner?” They post everything from breakfast waffles with ham to ice cream-topped doughnuts, taking your cravings — as well as your culinary knowledge of the Birmingham food scene — to a whole new level!
There are few things better than a multitude of adorable puppies and funny Fidos, and this account is dedicated to just that. If you’re an animal lover, you will totally love these awww-worthy posts. Each pooch pic tells a heartwarming story of the dog or a charming fact that is sure to win your heart. You just can’t go wrong with pictures of Birmingham’s cutest dogs!
The Changing Room is Birmingham’s newest small event venue, located in a charming spot along the lamp-lit, cobblestone-lined Morris Avenue. Run by the style mavens at heidi elnora Atelier, this account’s charming posts show off just how magical their events are. From drool-worthy food pictures to striking flower arrangements and unique event decor, this account embraces the magic of a special event hosted at The Changing Room.
Soulgrown Birmingham holds true to its namesake by capturing the heart and soul of the Magic City. This account displays some of Birmingham’s tastiest eats, most breathtaking views and many of the fabulous events that go on across town. It is also home to some of Instagram’s most phenomenal sunset pics. Join the 6,856 — and counting — who are already following this account, and send in your submissions to be featured. Who knows if you’ll have the next delicious dish or superb sunset posted?
The Market at Pepper Place has been one of the best reasons to get out of bed on Saturday mornings in Birmingham, and it never disappoints! This account highlights the best of Birmingham culture, our incredible cuisine and amazing artistic talent — AND it’s the perfect stop for checking out the new things coming to the market, drooling over the gorgeous flowers and produce, and seeing the adorable dogs and fabulous makers bringing life to the beloved farmers market each week.
INBirmingham is run by the Greater Birmingham Convention & Visitors Bureau, and they sure do know how to show off the magic of the Magic City. You will always find our fair metropolis in peak condition here, with photos of local eats and views that you just cannot find anywhere else. INBirmingham encompasses what makes our city so unique and we couldn’t be more enamored. If you’re in need of some serious civic pride, here’s where to get your fix.
Catch these bakery bandits if you can! Find them at Pepper Place Farmers’ Market or on their home turf at Feast and Forest downtown. Baking Bandits create the most beautiful — and DELICIOUS — baked goods in town, from cookies and brownies to tarts, pies and cakes; and we love salivating over their drool-worthy Instagram pics. They are always hard at work, posting pictures of biscuit dough, freshly made tartlets or their latest extraordinarily beautiful cake. Follow to stay on top of your Birmingham bakery game and in the know about all that is going on at Baking Bandits. And don’t forget to follow their sister account, @feastandforest.
Filled with pics of local food, familiar landmarks, charming neighborhoods and the occasional adorable dog picture, this account captures a unique snapshot of the city’s local events and food scene. Stay inspired by our fabulous food scene, social calendar and the places we love with this Instagram account.
Mariee Ami’s Instagram account is perfect for those searching for nuptial inspiration or those who just love weddings! We love this account because it highlights the beautiful details and the overall artistry of the weddings and events created by this superb wedding-planning studio. The Instagram feed showcases some of Birmingham brides’ most beautiful wedding days. This is the place to stay up to date on the latest wedding trends, fashions and venues in Birmingham and the Southeast (for those locals looking for a fabulous destination wedding)!
This account will have you jonesing for a cup of joe with its coffee-themed posts pretty enough to make the morning drink look like a work of art. We love Revelator Coffee Company‘s airy and warm-industrial decor, creative drink options and imaginative way of seeing coffee. We can’t get enough of Revelator!
“Life is found in small and celebrated moments,” reads the beautifully simple tag line on this Instagram account. The Nest is a modern, rustic, small event space in the heart of Avondale, with gorgeous weathered walls, exposed brick, a small kitchen and bar area, perfect for hosting a baby shower, reception, classes and more. This gorgeous account showcases the dreamy events regularly hosted in this charming space.
Last but most definitely not least, Instagram Bham finishes off our list of 13 quintessential Birmingham Instagram accounts with 39,000 followers. See their creative and fresh look through classic Birmingham sights each day. We love seeing the Magic City through their eyes!
Follow some of these fabulous feeds to infuse your Instagram with a healthy dose of Birmingham! Oh! And don’t forget to follow StyleBlueprint Birmingham’s fab feed — we’re @StyleBlueprintBham!
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