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Two Days of Free Fun and Entertainment in Guin
The 26th annual Mayfest takes place May 10-11, 2019 in Guin.
Decatur, Ala. – The popular Mayfest transforms downtown Guin into a venue for free family fun, attracting thousands of visitors to the North Alabama community. The theme for this year’s event is Mayfest Salutes the Military and for two days, festivalgoers are treated to live music, carnival rides and games, a dog show, a 5K race and plenty of good food. Set for May 10-11, 2019, the annual event is hosted by the City of Guin.
On Friday, May 10th, gates open at 5:30 p.m. and the music lineup features the Bells of Franklin, a World War II tribute group and headliner The Springs, an award winning band that belts out a variety of music.
The Mayfest 5K Run hits the street Saturday morning in front of Guin City Hall. Activities lined up for the day beginning at 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. include a dog show, carnival rides, games, concessions and more live music. Two former members of the Alabama football team will be on hand signing autographs. The entertainment stage will offer a variety of music from local acts keeping festivalgoers entertained throughout the day.
Mayfest takes place at 7500 US Highway 43 in downtown Guin. Admission is free. For more information, call Guin City Hall at 205.468.2242.
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.