Festivals & Events

See the best live music. Eat the best food. Support a great cause. North Alabama's calendar is full of fantastic festivals and exciting events. Filter your search below and never miss a moment of fun.


Ongoing Weekly/Monthly Events

US Space & Rocket Center- Huntsville always has a fabulous event taking place. Check out rocketcenter.com/calendar/list for dates and times.


First Fridays - Gadsden features wine and beer tastings, food vendors, and live entertainment. Downtown vendors stay open late and the scene is vibrant and filled with fun for families and those looking for a little romance. Takes place the first Friday of every month. downtowngadsden.com


Third Fridays - Decatur lights up downtown from April to December to feature late night shopping with store specials and live entertainment. Buses run from Bank Street to 2nd Avenue so you won’t miss a minute of the fun.


First Fridays in Florence - experience the wonderfully festive atmosphere of First Fridays in Downtown Florence! On the first Friday of each month
from March through December. www.firstfridaysflorence.org

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Big Brothers and Big…

Septebmer 8- 9, 2017Alabama State Championship BBQ Competition, KCBS certified, 70 teams at Ingall’s Harbor,

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Reader Riot

Reader Riot book festival is April 28-29, 2017. Let us show you how excited we are about books and stories, the

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Hartselle Depot Days…

September 16, 2017Celebrating our railroad community, est. 1870, culminates with a festival on the 3rd Saturday in

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Alabama Gourd Festival

October 21-22, 2017Annual Alabama Gourd Festival theme "Gourds from the Heart" at the Cullman Civic Center. Enjoy

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