Time for the Alabama Weekend Roundup. This weekly post highlights different and unique events across Alabama or near Alabama that you should consider attending. So for this weekend, here are some events you should consider going too!
April 5-7 – Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama – Birmingham, AL
Pack your picnic, bring a cooler and head out to Barber Motorsports Park for a weekend full of activities and racing. Names such as Helio Castroneves, Marco Andretti, Graham Rahal, Will Power and many more will be competing for the title. This family-friendly event is right in your own backyard, so don’t miss out.
Learn more at: https://barberracingevents.com/
April 6-7 – Bloomin’ Festival – Cullman, AL
Bloomin’ Festival is a two-day juried arts festival attracting thousands of visitors to the beautiful campus of St. Bernard Abbey and Prep School. More than 140 booths are filled with artists demonstrating and exhibiting their work.
Learn more at: https://bloominfestival.com/
April 5-6 – Druid City Arts Festival – Tuscaloosa, AL
The Druid City Arts Festival’s goal is to provide a quality arts and music festival, which strengthens Tuscaloosa as a destination market for the arts circuit, while also educating, engaging and inspiring both youth and adults about the arts and humanities within the Tuscaloosa community. DCAF has had rich success in introducing new music and visual artists to the Tuscaloosa community and has provided a free day of fun and entertainment for everyone during the past seven years.
Learn more at: http://www.druidcityartsfestival.com/
April 6 – Ozark Crawdad and Music Festival – Ozark, AL
Grab a chair and listen to the sounds of wonderful music while biting into savory delights! Crawfish! Shrimp! Cheese Steaks! We have something for everyone! Plenty to for the children to do.
Learn more at: http://ozarkalabama.org/
April 6 – Shoals Earth Day Fest – Florence, AL
Bring a picnic & lawn chairs and come celebrate the beauty of the Shoals area. Come enjoy live music & entertainment, vendors and guest speakers.
Learn more at: https://www.shoalsearthmonth.com/
April 6 – Central Alabama Crawfish Festival – Selma, AL
Visit website or call for exact event date and schedule. Arts and crafts, live music, children’s activities, ice cold beverages, and plenty of cajun style crawfish. Pop it, pinch it, eat it, repeat it at the Central Alabama Crawfish Festival.
Learn more at: https://www.facebook.com/CentralAlabamaCrawfishFestival
April 6 – Funky Fish Fry – Birmingham, AL
April is Autism Awareness Month, so the Autism Society of Alabama Junior Board and the Mitchell’s Place Junior Council are throwing a Funky Fish Fry to help raise money and awareness! Come out and enjoy a beautiful spring afternoon at Avondale Brewing Co. Listen to some funky music, hang out with friends, eat some good ole fried catfish, and have a cold one. Bring the kids down too for the moonwalks and face painting. It’s a family par-tay!
Learn more at: https://www.funkyfishfry.com/
April 6 – Girls Inc. 9th Annual Cajun Cook-Off – Birmingham, AL
While the food is the life of the party, there will also be a number of entertaining activities for the whole family. Guests will have the opportunity to enjoy live zydeco music by the Swamp Poppas, a performance by Girls Inc. program participants, a silent auction and a Kids Zone while taste-testing of an array of Cajun favorites including gumbo, jambalaya, bread pudding, po’boys, shrimp and grits and more.
Learn more at: https://501auctions.com/bhamcajuncookoff
April 6 – CahabaQue BBQ Cook-Off – Birmingham, AL
Support the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama at the 6th annual CahabaQue BBQ Cook-Off. Vote for your favorite BBQ and Side Item, while helping raise money for this worthy cause! Delicious beer, amazing food, and good company is just the beginning! Bounce house, free skeeball, ice cream, and live music make this event even more family friendly. Don’t forget to get your picture taken with the CahaPIG!
Learn more at: http://www.cahababrewing.com/cahabaque/
April 5-6 – Sheffield River Arts Festival – Sheffield, AL
Come join us on the beautiful banks of the Tennessee River for Sheffield Central’s Arts and Crafts Festival from 9 until 5 both days. This a rain or shine outdoor event with food vendors and local music/performers.
Learn more at: https://www.facebook.com/Sheffield-Kiwanis-134432713273204
April 5-7 – Eufaula Pilgrimage – Eufaula, AL
Eufaula hosts Alabama’s oldest tour of homes and has more than 700 structures listed on the National Register. Each spring, the city of Eufaula opens its doors to share this historical wealth. Visitors can take guided tours of homes and sites and also enjoy an art show, concerts, a wax museum and much more.
Learn more at: http://www.eufaulapilgrimage.com/
April 6 – Wilson Pickett Music and Arts Festival – Prattville, AL
The 2019 Wilson Pickett Music and Arts Festival will feature fun and entertainment for the whole family from 9 am-4 pm at Pratt Park and the Pratt Park Amphitheatre! The first 250 kids through the gates will receive a bag of goodies! The festival features an artist village with local and regional artists for shopping, food vendors, and arts activities for the kids and teens!
Learn more at: http://www.prattvilleal.gov/
April 6 – Jazz on the Square – Marion, AL
The Marion-Perry County Bicentennial Committee, the City of Marion, and Main Street Marion invite you to attend the Marion-Perry County Bicentennial Celebration with Jazz on the Square which will be held on Saturday, April 21st from 2:00 p.m. til 8:30 p.m. This event is FREE to the public and will include live music, storytelling, a special art gallery opening, fun kids’ activities, along with food and local vendors.
Learn more at: https://alabama.travel/upcoming-events/marion-perry-county-200-alabama-bicentennial-celebration-jazz-on-the-square
April 6 – Hippy’s Big Butt BBQ Bash – Monroeville, AL
HIPPY of Monroe County is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We have our annual fundraiser “HIPPY’S Big Butt BBQ Bash” to raise funds for our program in Monroe County. The cook off is sanctioned by Alabama Barbecue Association. This barbecue cook-off welcomes local and out-of-state cooking teams to compete for the title of “The Biggest Butt.”
Learn more at: http://www.hippyofmc.org/
April 6 – Spring Market at the Monument Festival – Enterprise, AL
Learn more at: https://alabama.travel/upcoming-events/spring-market-at-the-monument-festival
April 6 – York Homecoming – York, AL
Celebrate York’s unique railroad history and gather at the Hightower Community Center to enjoy a day of live entertainment, food, unique vendors, arts, crafts and much more.
Learn more at: https://www.facebook.com/YorkAlabama
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