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Alabama Weekend Roundup: Weekend Of May 4-6, 2018

Time for the Alabama Weekend Roundup. This weekly post highlights up to eight different and unique events across Alabama or near Alabama that you should consider attending. So for this weekend, here are eight events you should consider going too!

May 4-5 – 2018 Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival – Foley Soccer Complex – Foley, AL

Pilots from across the U.S will participate! The festival will include balloon glows Friday and Saturday night, the world famous Disc-Connected K-9’s Frisbee Dog Show, carnival rides, arts and crafts vendors, and great food and entertainment. The festival grounds, located at 18507 US Highway 98 West in Foley.

Learn more at: http://gulfcoastballoonfestival.com/

May 5 – Cullman StrawberryFest – Cullman, AL

Cullman StrawberryFest features the best strawberries and produce in North Alabama. Along with our outstanding music venue, classic car show, arts and crafts, and scrumptious food vendors, visitors can plan to spend the whole day shopping in the unique stores in our downtown district, dancing to a variety of music playing at the Festhalle or visiting our historic districts via guided tours provided by the Cullman County Museum.

Learn more at: https://www.facebook.com/CullmanStrawberryfest

May 4-5 – WhistleStop BBQ Festival – Historic Huntsville Depot – Huntsville, AL

Join us May 4 & 5, 2018 for North Alabama’s favorite good-time event! Live Music, Kids Zone, Alabama Cornhole Championship, Professional & Amateur BBQ Competitions including a Kids-Q, WhistleStop Wing Thing and People’s Choice categories.

Learn more at: http://www.whistlestopweekend.com/

May 5 – We Love Homewood Day – Central Park – Homewood, AL

Held in the Homewood Central Park, We Love Homewood Day is a full day of music, food and fun for the entire family. Bands, games, inflatables all ending with a parade to the Edgewood Business District for more family fun and a street dance.

Learn more at: http://www.homewoodparks.com/special-events/we-love-homewood-day/

May 5 – Birmingham International Street Fair – Avondale Brewing Company – Birmingham, AL

Come to the 6th Annual Birmingham International Street Fair. Venue with over 25 countries represented in cuisine, vendors, educational activities, artisan demonstrations, cultural performances, and much more. Free and open to public. Dogs welcome. There will be adoption options as well. Performances every 30 minutes and many activities to enliven your senses.

Learn more at: http://www.birminghammulticultural.org/internationalstreetfair/

May 5 – Carrollton Georgia MayFest – Carrollton, GA

Carrollton Main Street invites you to join us on Saturday, May 5, 2018 from 9:30am – 4:30pm for our 32nd Annual MayFest. Nestled amongst the historic buildings on Adamson Square, MayFest has become one of the largest arts and crafts festivals in the West Georgia area. Featuring an array of handmade goods vendors exhibiting everything from paintings and pottery to baskets and bows, we promise there will be something for everyone. The delicious food vendors will tickle your tastebuds with southern specialties and festival treats. Kids (and those young at heart) will love our Children’s Village, which features rock climbing, inflatables, slides, games and prizes that are both family and budget friendly.

Learn more at: http://www.carrolltonmainstreet.com/mayfest/