CONTACT: Karen Beasley, Director of Marketing & Communications

Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association

PHONE: 256.350.3500 / 800.648.5381



Boaz Celebrates the Arrival of Autumn

Decatur, Ala. (September 27, 2023) – October is knocking on the door which means towns and communities across North Alabama are gearing up for their fall celebrations. Set for October 6-7, 2023, the Harvest Festival invites everyone to downtown Boaz for two days of family-friendly fun including live music, arts and crafts, contests, car show, beauty pageant and more.

Cooler temperatures are a welcoming sign for taking to outdoor activities and the Harvest Festival offers an assortment of things to do in downtown Boaz. Arts and crafts vendors for shoppers to find that one-of-a-kind item as gospel, country and bluegrass music fills the air. Additional activities to enjoy include a classic car, truck, motorcycle, jeep and tractor show (Saturday only), a cornhole tournament, Miss Harvest Festival pageant and there will be food trucks to please everyone’s appetite. Many of the shops located in the downtown area will have sidewalk sales and special offers in addition to the festivities.

The free event, now in its 59th year, takes place in downtown Boaz, from Bartlett Avenue to Old Mill Park and gets underway at 8 a.m. and concludes at 6 p.m. both days.

For more information on the Harvest Festival, call the Boaz Area Chamber of Commerce at 256.593.8154.

About Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association (AMLA)

AMLA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion and development of the $4.3 billion North Alabama travel industry within the 16 northernmost counties of the state. It is supported by 500-plus members consisting of chambers of commerce, Convention & Visitors Bureaus, attractions, campgrounds, festivals, communities, golf courses, restaurants, accommodations and vendors. Counties included within the AMLA region are Blount, Cherokee, Colbert, Cullman, DeKalb, Etowah, Franklin, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Morgan and Winston. Additional information on North Alabama destinations, accommodations and special events is available by calling 800.648.5381, by visiting and by following us on social media @VisitNorthAL.