Alabama festivals and top 20 things to do in 2014

Once again, Alabama was selected for 2013′s top festival line up in the nation!  Congrats to the event organizers and entire AL community for making 2014 the strongest line up to date.  Here is your list of the top Alabama festivals for 2014.  Check out these great Alabama events this year.  Here’s your list of 2014 AL festivals and events.  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 festivals and events

Alabama festivals and events

Top 16 Alabama festivals and events by vistors votes

  1. Alabama State Fair
  2. Shakespear festival of Alabama – Don’t miss this great Gatsby event there in 201
  3. Alabama Hangout Music Festival 2014 – Held in Gulf Shores each year; May 16 to 18
  4. Shrimp festival in Gulf Shores AL 2014   
  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

Check out these Alabama recommended festivals events and updates

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 Quick Facts

Alabama is a state that has 2 Republican Senators and Representatives to Congress comprised of 6 Republicans, 1 Democrat.  this could be a large reason why Alabama continues to rank poorly nationally.  In fact, Alabama ranks #46 in the nation for income.  Why do we keep electing these Republican clowns and expect a different result.  Look at how much the residents in the blue states make compared to us! See:

Alabama State Seal

Alabama State Seal

Capital Montgomery Largest city Birmingham Population 220,000 Alabama is known as the Yellowhammer State.  The capital is in Montgomery, with the largest city and best events in Birmingham.   We have two of the best football teams in the world with Auburn Tigers playing in the national championship this past year and the Crimson Tide being the last team to win it all for the State.

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.

Alabama festivals by month

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Top Alabama events coming up

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Major beach events coming soon with Mullet Toss next week, Hangout Fest next month
The spring break season is essentially over along the Gulf Coast, but there are still two major events on the calendar before we get into summer vacation. And in this instance, "major" means capable of drawing 35,000 people to the same spot on the sand.
Teacher suspended over Game of Thrones T-shirt
A shirt got a professor suspended-- and he wasn't even wearing it. What would the Lannisters say?
'Ghost music' rattles the walls of century-old Lowe Mill as The Pine Hill Haints play on the dock
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Pine Hill Haints rattled the 100-year-old walls of Lowe Mill and a capacity crowd with their 'Alabama Ghost Music' on the Lowe Mill dock Friday night. Using an accordion, banjos, a washboard, funky old guitars, and...
Last day of spring break another dud, but the 'Bama was rocking
PERDIDO KEY, Florida -- It somehow seemed fitting that the last official day of spring break was, yet again, a bust for beach goers. After more bad weather days than good days, spring breakers for the third day this week...
'Street Food Season' begins with a bang, more than 5,000 attend inaugural event in downtown Huntsville
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- The city of Huntsville kicked off the inaugural "Street Food Season" with a bang, drawing in more than 5,000 attendees to A.M. Booth's Lumberyard for the event. Downtown Huntsville Inc., which organized the event, called it "the largest...
High schoolers talk ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ agree that it still has a message for today’s young people
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – “To Kill a Mockingbird” is required reading for most high schoolers in the United States. But does the novel—which sells a million copies a year and has been ranked in many polls as adults’ favorite book—resonate with...
University of Mobile's student artists show their stuff
A selection of student art
Bo Bice Day nixed in Alabama? The Onion takes a swipe at state's obsession with 'American Idol'
In a Web item today, those satirical scamps skewered our state's obsession with "American Idol," posting the following headline: "Alabama Quietly Strikes Bo Bice Day From State Calendar." Didn't mama always tell you that a spoof is the sincerest form of flattery?
New local artist couple instantly inspired by Mobile
May at MAC
Cloverdale Playhouse to perform 'A Raisin in the Sun' April 24 through May 4 in Montgomery
The story of the Younger family and their heroic struggle to retain dignity in a changing world has moved audiences for generations since it first opened in 1959. A tale of sacrifice, trust, and love in the face of tensions and prejudice, this seminal work is a searing and timeless document of hope and inspiration that continues to speak to the American experience.

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Alabama festivals for 2014 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 2014

April 4-6, 2014 – Eufaula Pilgrimage in Eufaula, Alabama at Dogwoods

April 4-5, 2014 – Opp Rattlesnake Rodeo in Opp, Alabama at Channell-Lee Stadium April 4, 2014 – First Friday Art Walk in Fairhope, Alabama

April 5, 2014 – 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.

April 5, 2014 – Ozark Crawdad and Music Festival in Ozark, Alabama at Downtown Square which is free of charge to the public, this fun festival offers Children’s Activities,

April 11, 2014 – Alabama Chicken and Egg Festival in Moulton, Alabama at Lions Club Fair grounds.  The Alabama Chicken and Egg Festival is an interactive agricultural experience offering old-fashioned fun, vendors featuring chicken entrees prepared in the art of food warfare.

Alabama festivals balloon jamboree

Alabama festivals balloon jamboree

April 11, 2014 – 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 during the People’s Choice

April 12, 2014 – Guntersville Art on the Lake in Guntersville, Alabama April 12, 2014 – Montevallo Art in the Park in Montevallo, Alabama at Orr Park. Eighth Annual celebration!

April 12, 2014 – LaFayette Day and Motorcycle Ride in Valley, Alabama at Courthouse Square

April 19, 2014 – Yatta Abba Festival in Abbeville, Alabama at Dowtown Abbeville on the Square

April 25, 2014 – Magic City Art Connection in Birmingham, Alabama at Linn Park, downtown Birmingham

April 26, 2014 – Pepper Jelly Festival and Rural Heritage Day in Thomaston, Alabama at Old Marengo County HS Grounds. The Seventh Annual Pepper Jelly Festival and Rural Heritage Day will be held on April 26th, 2014 at the Rural Heritage and great for Jelly Belly heads!

AL state map of best things to do in 2014

AL state map of best things to do in 2014

Alabama concerts and events

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

Alabama Football Schedule

Alabama Crimson Tide 2014 football schedule! Roll Tide Roll!

  • August 30 West Virginia Atlanta, Georgia
  • September 6 Florida Atlantic Bryant-Denny Stadium
  • September 13 Southern Miss Bryant-Denny Stadium
  • September 20 Florida Bryant-Denny Stadium
  • October 4 at Ole Miss Oxford, Mississippi
  • October 11 at Arkansas Fayetteville, Arkansas
  • October 18 Texas A&M Bryant-Denny Stadium
  • October 25 at Tennessee Knoxville, Tennessee
  • November 8 at LSU Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • November 15 Mississippi State Bryant-Denny Stadium
  • November 22 Western Carolina Bryant-Denny Stadium
  • November 29 Auburn Bryant-Denny StadiuM

2014 Auburn War Eagles football schedule

2014 AUBURN FOOTBALL SCHEDULE Bold represents home game. August 30 ARKANSAS AUBURN September 6 SAN JOSE STATE AUBURN September 13 Open Date September 20 at Kansas State Manhattan, Kansas September 27 LOUISIANA TECH AUBURN October 4 LSU AUBURN October 11 at Mississippi State Starkville, Mississippi October 18 Bye Weekd October 25 SOUTH CAROLINA AUBURN November 1 at Ole Miss Oxford, Mississippi November 8 TEXAS A&M AUBURN November 15 at Georgia Athens, Georgia November 22 SAMFORD AUBURN November 29 at Alabama Tuscaloosa, Alabama