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!
May 3-4 – WhistleStop BBQ Festival – Huntsville, AL
Join us May 3 & 4, 2019 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 3-4 – Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival – 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.
Learn more at: http://gulfcoastballoonfestival.com/
May 3-4 – Crenshaw County 32nd Annual Rodeo – Luverne, AL
Crenshaw County Volunteer Fire Departments presents the 32nd Annual Crenshaw County Rodeo! The rodeo is great family entertainment. Two nights of rodeo excitement with events including bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, bull riding, steer wrestling, cowgirls barrel racing and more.
Learn more at: https://www.facebook.com/Crenshaw-County-Rodeo-871039596256368/
May 4 – Altoona Day – Altoona, AL
Come join us in downtown Altoona for a fun filled day great for the whole family! There will be musical entertainment, car show, arts & crafts, food vendors, bounce houses, rock climbing wall, exhibits, and lots more family fun to be had. Free admission.
Learn more at: https://www.facebook.com/Town-of-Altoona-130978687083732
May 4 – Mayfest – Atmore, AL
Food, Arts & Crafts, Children’s rides and activities, beautiful baby contest and pooch parade.
Learn more at: http://www.atmorechamber.com/
May 4 – Bald Eagle Bash – Fairhope, AL
10th annual Bald Eagle Bash Saturday, May 4 4:00-7:00 p.m. This 10th annual “Party for Preservation” is held on beatiful Weeks Bay, at the Tonsmeire Weeks Bay Resource Center under the Fish River Bridge on U.S. Highway 98 in Fairhope. Enjoy “a taste of Weeks Bay” featuring fresh Gulf shrimp prepared by top local restaurants, Bald Eagle Blue, a signature beer from Fairhope Brewing Company, and music by The Red Clay Strays.
Learn more at: https://baldeaglebash.com/
May 4 – Southern Appalachian Dulcimer Festival – Mccalla, AL
Handmade of native woods, long thin primitive instrument. Lessons and music performances.
Learn more at: http://tannehill.org/
May 4 – ART in the VILLAGE Annual Festival – Mountain Brook, AL
ART in the VILLAGE 38th Spring Art Festival, May 4, 9 – 4 PM Voted Mountain Brook’s best event, this popular one-day event is a large art festival featuring members of Mountain Brook Art Association, all local artists from across the metro area, many award-winning, regionally recognized. Local bands playing on field add to the festivities. Crestline Village’s many restaurants and shops on the next street make for a pleasant outing.
Learn more at: https://mountainbrookartassociation.com/
May 4 – “Boll Weevil 100” Bicycle Ride and 10K Run – Enterprise, AL
The Enterprise Lion’s Club sponsors the 17th Annual “Boll Weevil 100” Bicycle Ride and 10K Run through the streets of Enterprise, AL and the hills of beautiful Coffee County on Saturday, May 4th, 2019. In cooperation with Veteran’s Warrior Transition Units in the Southeast, the Boll Weevil 100 raises funds for and hosts wounded veteran bikers and runners to participate in the events.
Learn more at: https://www.enterpriselionsclub.com/
May 4 – Children’s Festival in the Park – Enterprise, AL
Park opens to the general public at 2 p.m. Numerous children’s activities to include inflatables, pony rides, train rides, petting zoo, face painting, touch a truck and concessions. A music concert and fireworks display will begin at dark.
Learn more at: https://www.enterpriseal.gov/
May 4-5 – Blessing of the Fleet – Bayou La Batre, AL
Throughout the weekend, festival-goers can enjoy an arts and crafts festival, a working water front exhibit, a gumbo cook-off, bayou boat tours, bingo, a certified 4-mile run, kayaking, a land parade, various raffles and children’s activities. Great food is always available, including seafood dishes featuring fresh Gulf shrimp, crab and oysters as well as fish, Vietnamese Cuisine, hamburgers, hotdogs, and more.
Learn more at: http://www.fleetblessing.org/
May 3 – Eastern Indigo Snake and Wildlife Festival – Andalusia, AL
Celebrate reintroduction of the eastern indigo snake to Alabama and learn about ecology and wildlife of the longleaf pine ecosystems on which they depend. Hands on activities with live snakes, gopher tortoises, and more.
Learn more at: Click Here
May 4 – Trussville City Fest – Trussville, AL
Trussville City Fest (formerly Dog Daze) is a fun, family event in historic downtown Trussville. Trussville City Fest is a family event with entertainment, food, kids’ activities and finishes off with a fireworks show.
Learn more at: https://trussvillechamber.com/chamber-events/city-fest/
May 4 – Gumbo Gala – Birmingham, AL
Gumbo Gala is a family & pet friendly event. Guests will enjoy delicious samples of gumbo, entertainment, live music, kids zone, and ice cold beverages. Forty cook teams compete for awards in several categories of gumbo.
Learn more at: https://www.episcopalplace.org/
May 4 – Yatta Abba Day – Abbeville, AL
Yatta Abba is the Creek Indian expression for “Grove of Dogwoods.” The Abbe Creek derived its name from the Indian word, and hence the town of Abbeville. Each year the community celebrates the beginning of spring and the blooming of the dogwoods with a local festival filled with entertainment, garden items, art, crafts, children’s activities, and lots of food vendors.
Learn more at: https://www.facebook.com/yattaabbaday
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