Alabama festivals and top 20 events in 2016

Once again, Alabama was selected for 2016’s top festival line up in the nation!  Congrats to the event organizers and entire AL community for making 2016 the strongest line up to date.

Here is your list of the top Alabama festivals for 2016.  Check out these great Alabama events this year.  Great options for advertising your festivities, reserve your vending slot today and sell at these great events, or nominate a festival for entry to our Top Alabama festivals list.

alabama state festival midway carnival

Alabama State Festival midway carnival

Here’s your list of the top Alabama festivals and events for 2016 through 2017:

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September Alabama 2016 festivals

Here are all the 2016 Alabama September festivals, country fairs, art fairs, and music festivals to check out in September.

  1. Sav-A-Life Artisan Festival – The Sav-A-Life Artisan Festival is a great event held in Decatur on September 01, 2016 to September 16, 2016.
  2. First Monday Weekend Trade Days – September – The First Monday Weekend Trade Days – September is a great event held in Scottsboro on September 03, 2016 to September 05, 2016.
  3. Sweet Tater Festival – The Sweet Tater Festival is a great event held in Cullman on September 04, 2016 to September 05, 2016.
  4. Decatur Riverfest – The Decatur Riverfest is a great event held in Decatur on September 09, 2016 to September 10, 2016.
  5. Birmingham Artwalk – The Birmingham Artwalk is a great event held in Birmingham on September 09, 2016 to September 10, 2016.
  6. Birmingham Oktoberfest – The Birmingham Oktoberfest is a great event held in Birmingham on September 09, 2016 to September 10, 2016.
  7. Nell Hardeman Memorial Waterfront Show – The Nell Hardeman Memorial Waterfront Show is a great event held in Montgomery on September 11, 2016 to September 26, 2016.
  8. Blount County Fair – The Blount County Fair is a great event held in Oneonta on September 13, 2016 to September 17, 2016.
  9. Arab Community Fair – The Arab Community Fair is a great event held in Arab on September 16, 2016 to September 17, 2016.
  10. Alabama Women in Jazz Festival – The Alabama Women in Jazz Festival is a great event held in To Be Announced on September 16, 2016 to September 17, 2016.
  11. NEACA Fall Craft Show – The NEACA Fall Craft Show is a great event held in Huntsville on September 16, 2016 to September 18, 2016.
  12. North Alabama State Fair – The North Alabama State Fair is a great event held in Muscle Shoals on September 20, 2016 to September 25, 2016.
  13. Foster Fest – October – The Foster Fest – October is a great event held in Dothan on September 21, 2016 to October 06, 2016.
  14. Cullman County Fair – The Cullman County Fair is a great event held in Cullman on September 22, 2016 to October 01, 2016.
  15. Winfield Mule Day – The Winfield Mule Day is a great event held in Winfield on September 23, 2016 to September 24, 2016.
  16. Homestead Hollow Harvest Festival – The Homestead Hollow Harvest Festival is a great event held in Springville on September 23, 2016 to September 25, 2016.
  17. Porktoberque – The Porktoberque is a great event held in Dothan on September 23, 2016 to September 25, 2016.
  18. Art in the Gardens – The Art in the Gardens is a great event held in Hoover on September 24, 2016 to September 25, 2016.
  19. Jubilee Festival – The Jubilee Festival is a great event held in Daphne on September 24, 2016 to September 25, 2016.
  20. Artisan and Boutique Clothing Show – The Artisan and Boutique Clothing Show is a great event held in Huntsville on September 24, 2016 to September 25, 2016.
  21. River Clay Fine Arts Festival – The River Clay Fine Arts Festival is a great event held in Decatur on September 24, 2016 to September 25, 2016.
  22. Taste of the Bayou – The Taste of the Bayou is a great event held in Irvington on September 24, 2016 to September 26, 2016.
  23. Dekalb County VFW Agricultural Fair – The Dekalb County VFW Agricultural Fair is a great event held in Fort Payne on September 26, 2016 to October 01, 2016.
  24. Southern Women’s Show ~ Birmingham – The Southern Women’s Show ~ Birmingham is a great event held in Birmingham on September 29, 2016 to October 02, 2016.
  25. Alabama Butterbean Festival – The Alabama Butterbean Festival is a great event held in Pinson on September 30, 2016 to October 01, 2016.

Top 16 Alabama festivals and events for 2016

  1. Alabama State Fair
  2. Shakespear festival of Alabama – Don’t miss this great Gatsby event there in 2016
  3. Alabama Hangout Music Festival 2016 – Held in Gulf Shores each year; May 16 to 18
  4. Shrimp festival in Gulf Shores AL 2016   
  5. AL Sports festival –  Also called the Alabama State Game
  6. Alabama Strawberry festival in Loxley Alabama of Baldwin County.
  7. Alabama book festival
  8. Hot air balloon festival Alabama
  9. Renaissance festival Alabama
  10. Alabama pecan festival
  11. Alabama blueberry festival
  12. Bluegrass festival Alabama
  13. Alabama film festival
  14. Mobile Alabama jazz festival – #2 jazz festival in the nation behind only the Arizona Jazz Festival
  15. Birmingham Blizzard Fest

Alabama festivals November 2016

Here are your top November 2016 festivals and events to check out

November 6th, 2016

  • National Peanut Festival – Dothan, AL

November 7th, 2016

  • Moss Rock FestivalBirmingham, Alabama
  • The Harvest – Gulf Shores, AL
  • A Southern Christmas Bazaar – Pelham
  • Pike Road Arts and Crafts Fair – Pike Road
  • Mobile Renaissance Faire and Pirate Festival – Robertsdale
  • Kenan’s Mill Festival – Selma
  • Stockton Sawmill Days – Stockton Bama

November 14, 2016

  • Fine Crafts Classic Show
  • Altrusa Autumn Expo
  • Coach Holiday in the Country

November 20, 2016

Winter Holidays Arts & Crafts Show

November 21, 2016

  • Calera Chamber of Commerce Christmas Village and Craft
  • Mobile International Festival

November 27, 2016

Christmas at Crossroads

November 28, 2016

Hunter Appreciation Day Arts & Crafts Festival

Other November Alabama Festivals and events

Here are the top November Alabama festivals in 2016

  • St. Nicholas Annual Food Festival
  • Folkart Festival Showcase
  • VBB Craft Show
  • American Indian History Month Festival
  • Wiregrass Children’s Home Festival of Trees
  • Jackson Fall Festival
  • Taste of Mobile
  • Hunter Appreciation Day Arts and Crafts Festival
  • Frank Brown Songwriters Festival, 30th Annual
  • Homestead Hollow Christmas in the Country
  • Brian White Day
  • Veteran’s Day Parade & Cememony
  • Fall Family Festival
  • Festival of Lights

We like to keep you informed up to the minute of all the Alabama festivals and events as well as updates and reminders of the hit AL events in your area.  These updates also include the titles of all the Alabama event submissions to our site.

Alabama festivals and events

Alabama festivals and events

Top Cities in Alabama

Here are a few of the top cities in the state as voted on by visitors around the state.  These event cities show up on our list of top festival cities by state.  to see the full list, visit Top US cities for entertainment

Birmingham, Alabama Mobile, AL
Huntsville, Alabama Montgomery AL

Alabama hotels and campgrounds

Alabama has a largest list of top hotels and resorts to check out.  Visit our Alabama lodging page to get more information and see what the state has to offer.

Top Alabama events coming up

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Alabama festivals for 2016 rated best in the world by peer review.  Adam Jones and the likes have voted on this years AL line of of things to do the top in the world.

Alabama festivals in April 2016

Here are the top 2016 Alabama festivals and events to check out

Eufaula Pilgrimage in Eufaula, Alabama at Dogwoods

Opp Rattlesnake Rodeo in Opp, Alabama at Channell-Lee Stadium April 4, 2016 – First Friday Art Walk in Fairhope, Alabama

Blooming Festival in Cullman, Alabama at St. Bernard Prep School. The Bloomin’ Festival is a two day juried arts festival attracting thousands of visitors to the beautiful campus of St. Bernard Abbey Road in Cullman.

Ozark Music Festival in Ozark, Alabama at Downtown Square which is free of charge to the public, this fun festival offers Children’s Activities.

Alabama festivals balloon jamboree

Alabama festivals balloon jamboree

Tri State BBQ Festival in Dothan, Alabama at Houston County Farm Center.   Fun for the whole family! Live music on the stage. Taste all the BBQ you can hand in Dothan.

LaFayette Day and Motorcycle Ride in Valley, Alabama at Courthouse Square

Magic City Art Connection in Birmingham, Alabama at Linn Park, downtown Birmingham

 

Alabama concerts and events

Alabama Shakes (your pants off) Concert Dates: June Wharf Amphitheatre In County: Baldwin County Monroe County Fair in Monroeville, Alabama

2016 Alabama August festivals

Here are your top 2016 Alabama August festivals

Main Street Music Festival
Franklin County Watermelon Festival
Okra Festival

Main Street Music Festival in Albertville Alabama
Franklin County Watermelon Festival in Russellville Alabama
Okra Festival in Burkville, Alabama in Lowndes County

To get the complete list of all Alabama August festivals, click here.

What the great state of Alabama has in 2016

Here is how Alabama is rewriting the book on how one defines festivals.

pageant
fiesta
art festival
carny
birthday blast
glorification
hullabaloo
arts and craft festival
outdoor celebration
annual observance
community festival
frolic
saturnalia
Sacrament
wassail
festivity
hilarity
clambake
fete
Christmas show
regale
exposition
Martin Luther King tribute
jubilee
barbecue
New Year’s Day spree
Mardi Gras
circus
German festival
festival
county fair
carousal
carnival
Thanksgiving observance
anniversary
formality
April Fools Day tradition
heyday
gilly
dinner
food festival
recurrence
fest
blowout
Dutch festival
exhibit
Pig Roast wingding
masquerade
recognition
picnic
4th of July fireworks celebration
spectacle
banquet
commemoration
three-ring circus
jamboree
performance
rememberance / remembrance
ceremony
grind show
revelry
achievement
ragbag
annual event
gaiety
celebration
hoopla
entertainment
bash
potlatch
gala
red-letter day
centennial
amusement park
bacchanal
expo
feast day
Italian festival
Easter service
outdoor parade
merrymaking
cultural festivals
party
merriment
seasonal festivals and fairs
holiday
observance
hippodrome
wine festival
music festival
parade
bazaar
Halloween shindig
exhibition
street fair
ceromonial hash bash
dance festival
May Day show
conviviality
state fair
Easter Egg Hunt treat
occasion
fair
triumph