A brand new event this year to take advantage of the Cheaha Challenge on the next day was called Jamfest. This event held on the campus of Jacksonville State University featured music, arts and crafts such as screenprinting and an blacksmith, kids activities, and of course plenty of vendors.
Jamfest: Jacksonville Arts & Music Festival was conceived for the primary purpose of creating synergy between Jacksonville State University and the city of Jacksonville, Alabama through a dynamic and unique creative arts and music festival. The goal is to create an annual home for their creative community to thrive, as well as to bring focus on their beautiful, friendly city.
Jamfest 2017 was held in conjunction with the renowned 2017 Cheaha Challenge Gran Fondo & Ultra Ride cycling event. And this free event welcomed everyone from the cyclists visiting town to residents looking for a free event to attend. Below are pictures and an video from the Rattlesnake Rattlers from Jamfest 2017! Learn more at: http://jamfestjacksonville.com/