Alabama Weekend Roundup: May 31-June 2, 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!
June 1 – Slicefest 2019 – Birmingham, AL
Birmingham’s favorite pizza party is back! SliceFest, the city’s biggest food and music block party presented by Birmingham Budweiser, is set to take stage for its eighth year and we’ll be bringing the house down like we always do. You know the drill – pizza, music, beer and more – all in Slice Pizza and Brewhouse’s front yard on 29th St. S. in the Lakeview district. Come groove with the music and get your pizza fill with us Saturday, June 1 starting at 1 p.m.
Learn more at: http://slicefest.com/
June 1 – Alabaster CityFest – Alabaster, AL
Alabaster CityFest will be celebrating its 17th anniversary in style with a world-class lineup of musical entertainment, kid-friendly and family activities, and more. Best of all, Alabaster CityFest is still FREE admission!
Learn more at: https://www.alabastercityfest.com/
May 31 – June 1 – Hank Williams Festival – Georgiana, AL
This tribute to native son Hank Williams includes country music, arts, crafts and food. Held annually on the first Saturday in June.
Learn more at: http://www.hankwilliamsfestival.com/
May 31 – June 1 – 9-1-1 Festival – Haleyville, AL
The festivities get underway at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, when Haleyville’s Main Street area is closed to traffic allowing set-up of 100+- arts/crafts/retail and food vendors. At 5:00 p.m. the free 12 & under Kids Zone opens and the huge music stage sounds off with a free live concert that includes many nationally known recording artist acts. Early Saturday morning Is the 8th annual 5K Color Fun Run. A Classic Car Show and Antique Tractor Show open at 8:00 a.m. The combined Haleyville Alumni and 9-1-1 parade is at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday.
Learn more at: http://haleyvillechamber.org/Haleyville-Area-Chamber-of-Commerce/9-1-1-festival/
May 31 – June 1 – Rock the South – Cullman, AL
On April 27, 2011 the south was “rocked” by a historic tornado outbreak that took many precious lives and caused catastrophic damage to many of the things we hold near and dear. This day taught us a lot about ourselves. It helped us all realize what was most important. It also brought out the best in all of us. “Rock the South” is a festival celebrating our recovery, our commitment to one another, and our Southern way of life.
Learn more at: https://rockthesouth.com/
June 1 – Summer on Main Street Festival – Roanoke, AL
Arts, Craft and Food Vendors, Live Entertainment, Games, and Fun for the Entire Family. The festival is held annually on the first Saturday in June.
Learn more at: http://randolphcountyal.com/
June 1 – Caribbean Food and Music Festival – Bessemer, AL
Caribbean Day in DeBardeleben Park is a joyous, family friendly celebration of Caribbean American Heritage Month. Visitors can enjoy Caribbean music, face painting, dancing, food and an authentic Caribbean parade. Come eat your fill of jerk chicken, dance in the street and have a fabulous day. And best of all it’s family friendly so bring the family.
Learn more at: https://www.cacaoonline.org/
June 1 – Burger Wars – Opelika, AL
Burger Grilling Competition and Tasting Event. Great food, music, and fun for the whole family. Same day as “Touch-A-Truck” in Downtown Opelika.
Learn more at: https://www.aotourism.com/Event/11877/Burger-Wars-2019/
June 1 – Summer Latino Festival – Rainsville, AL
On the lawn at Northeast Alabama Community College – Featuring Live Entertainment, Arts & Crafts, Soccer Skills contest, numerous children’s activities, delicious Latino food, free soft drinks & ice crème, piñatas, and much, much more. Free admission.
Learn more at: https://alabama.travel/upcoming-events/summer-latino-festival
June 1 – North Alabama African Heritage Festival – Tuscumbia, AL
Explore African art and fashion, culture, crafts and food. Events includes drumming and dance demonstration, live music featuring rhythm and blues groups and gospel choirs, folk storytelling and activities for children.
Learn more at: http://www.colbertcountytourism.org/
June 1 – June Fling – Oneonta, AL
The Annual June Fling is Oneonta’s summer festival of fun with over 100 booths (arts and crafts, retail, informational, food, and more), Kidz Fun Zone (trackless train, inflatables, petting zoo, and more), live music and singing competition, and classic car show.
Learn more at: https://www.oneontabusinessassociation.com/
June 1 – Muscle Shoals Street Rod Run – Tuscumbia, AL
One of the largest antique and vintage car shows in Alabama, displaying all makes and models of street rods through 1987.
Learn more at: http://www.colbertcountytourism.org/
June 2 – Vulcan’s 115th Birthday Bash – Birmingham, AL
Enjoy a wonderful Sunday afternoon with entertainment including guest appearances, performances and so much more! We will have face painting, Get Rhythm! drum circles, Birmingham Legion, Game Stop and the 2021 World Games interactive mobile truck fueled with games including a sumo wrestling pen and a rock wall.
Learn more at: https://www.facebook.com/events/842724756087645/
May 31 – Tails in the Trails – Birmingham, AL
You’re invited to join us for a fun night at Tails in the Trails presented by the Birmingham Zoo Junior Board! Our ninth annual event will take place on Friday, May 31 from 6:30-10:00pm in the Birmingham Zoo’s signature Trails of Africa.
Learn more at: https://www.birminghamzoo.com/event/9th-annual-tails-in-the-trails/
June 1 – St. Michael’s BBQ & Bluegrass – Anniston, AL
Come enjoy free live music and the BEST BBQ you’ve ever tasted from 11am-3pm, Sat June 1st on the grounds of St. Michael and All Angels.
Learn more at: https://www.facebook.com/events/2929039130447453/
June 1 – Harpfest – Anniston, AL
It’s time to celebrate those slinky, slimy, scaly friends again at HerpFest. Whether you love them or hate them, you have to be here! Join us Saturday, June 1 as we welcome back our reptilian and amphibian critters. Live animals will be on display throughout the Anniston Museum of Natural History from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
Learn more at: https://exploreamag.org/

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