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Alabama Weekend Roundup: May 24-27, 2019

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 25 – LuLupalooza – Gulf Shores, AL

LuLuPalooza kicks off our Summer Season & helps us celebrate MEMORIAL WEEKEND! Come enjoy this FUN filled FREE DAY of MUSIC! Saturday May 25, 2019! Music will start at 12:00pm and ROCK all night long on the outdoor boat stage! Get ready to boogie your way into our Summer Season 2019!

Learn more at: https://lulubuffett.com/gulf-shores/

May 25 – Memorial Day Fly-In Celebration – Tuskegee, AL

The 52nd Annual Memorial Day Fly-In Celebration takes place on Saturday, May 25th at 1721 General B. O. Davis Jr. Drive in Tuskegee. On hand for visitors will be vintage and homebuilt aircrafts, free airplane rides for children, food vendors, and tours of the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site museum. Other activities include aeronautic displays and Airmen movies, water slides and more. This popular event is a fun way for children and adults to experience the thrill of flight and to learn more about our country’s military and aviation history. Moton Field was the World War II training site of the legendary Tuskegee Airmen.

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

May 25-26 – Alabama Jubilee Hot Air Balloon Festival – Decatur, AL

This festival is one of the largest free hot air balloon gatherings in the Southeast, featuring more than 60 balloons with races, key grab, tether rides and a balloon glow. Enjoy arts and crafts, food vendors, an antique car and tractor show, musical entertainment and children’s activities.

Learn more at: http://www.alabamajubilee.net/

May 24-25 – RXR Fest – Alexander City, AL

Beginning on Friday you are invited to bring your cooler, your lawn chair, your pup (On A LEASH PLEASE) your friends, family, or come alone and make new friends to Russell Crossroads for the RXR Fest. It’s FREE and you’ll hear great music from local musicians, regional musicians and some national acts may happen along too!! It’s a lot of fun and did we mention that it is FREE!! Join us on the Town Green at Russell Crossroads, you don’t want to miss out!!

Learn more at: http://www.russellcrossroads.com/events/rxr-fest.html

May 24-25 – Shades of Bluegrass Festival – Rogersville, AL

Shades of Bluegrass Festival is held two times a year at the Rogersville Recreation Park. Shade Tree area for jammers, food vendors, craft vendors, RV parking with hook-up and bathhouse. Space for primitive camping as well.

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

May 24-26 – Opelika Songwriters Festival – Opelika, AL

Kick back and relax this Memorial Day weekend with the inaugural Opelika Songwriters Festival. Enjoy live musical performances by local, regional, and national songwriters in historic downtown Opelika on May 24-26, 2019. Click here to purchase tickets! The Opelika Songwriters Festival, a new annual event based in Opelika, Alabama, will entertain music fans at its inaugural celebration over Memorial Day Weekend (May 24-26, 2019) at multiple venues in the town’s historic downtown.

Learn more at: https://www.opelikasongwritersfestival.com/

May 27 – Memorial Day 2019 at the American Village – Montevallo, AL

We remember the fallen, and salute veterans and those currently serving our nation in the Armed Forces. The day’s events include musical tributes, historical reenactments, wreath laying ceremonies and special tours. Experience the National Veterans Shrine and Register of Honor, and learn how you can honor the veterans in your family.

Learn more at: http://www.americanvillage.org

May 24-25 – Coalfest – Brilliant, AL

Live bands, food, arts and crafts, clogging, children attractions and state checkers champions plays local politicians, much more. Held the Friday and Saturday before Memorial Day each year.

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

May 25 – Salsa Showdown – Birmingham, AL

Get ready for Birmingham’s best Memorial Day Weekend event! Eat all the chips, salsa, queso, guac, and specialty dips you can from local restaurants and vendors! Vote for your favorites to crown this year’s champion! Watch your most daring friends embarrass themselves in our hot pepper eating contest!

Learn more at: https://www.facebook.com/events/2349529105283611/