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CONTACT: Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association
PHONE: 256.350.3500 / 800.648.5381
Gearing Up for June Fling
Decatur, Ala. – The Oneonta Business Association (OBA) invites locals and visitors to make their way to the downtown area for a one day celebration of fun, arts and crafts, classic cars, great food and more next month. Now in its 20th year, June Fling is held on the second Saturday of June, and this year’s event includes over 100 booths, a cruise-in for all kinds of vehicles, a kidz fun zone, live music and entertainment throughout the day. The 2022 event will take place Saturday, June 11 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and admission is free.
Live music gets underway at 9:00 a.m. and entertainment lined up for the day include saxophone instrumentalist Kevin Moore, Clog Wild Cloggers, a fashion show with hometown models showcasing fashions available in Oneonta, 2022 Alabama Female Country Vocalist of the Year nominee Martha Chasteen, soulful southern rocker Taylor Hunicutt, Suburban Love Junkies, The Chris Posey Band and The Edmonds Butler Band.
As music fills the air, kids will enjoy a variety of activities including mingling with Star Wars characters from the Alabama Garrison of the 501st Legion, International Star Wars Costuming Organization; playing in a 32-foot air-conditioned video game truck; spending time in a petting zoo and having their faces painted ($5).
There is also a special prelude to June Fling on Friday evening, June 10, 2022, at the intersection of 1st Avenue and 3rd Street. From 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., Jump into the Fling features live entertainment from Chapter V Band, variety of food trucks and vendors and a variety of beer and mixed drinks for purchase. Admission is free.
Festival goers are encouraged to bring lawn chairs to both events. For more information, visit https://www.oneontabusinessassociation.com/fling.html or call 205.813.7194.
About Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association (AMLA)
AMLA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion and development of the 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, counties, golf courses, restaurants, tour operators, accommodations, vendors, financial institutions and individuals. 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 or by visiting www.NorthAlabama.org. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @VisitNorthAL and like us at www.facebook.com/VisitNorthAL.