Alabama festivals and top 20 events in 2017

Once again, Alabama festivals were selected for 2016’s top festival line up in the nation!  Congrats to the event organizers and entire AL community for making 2017 the strongest line up to date.

Here is your list of the top Alabama festivals for 2017.  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.

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Here’s your list of the top Alabama festivals and events for 2017 through 2018:

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May Alabama top events

Top 2017 Alabama top festivals and events in May.

May 4, 2017
Fleet Feet Sports Montgomery Pub Run Series in Montgomery, AL today
May 6, 2017
Babypalooza Baby and Maternity Expo in Huntsville, AL today
May 6, 2017
Family Sunshine Center Ranch Roundup in Pike Road, AL today
May 6, 2017
Funk Fest Tour in Birmingham, AL today
May 6, 2017
Jubilee Run for Cancer in Montgomery, AL today
May 6, 2017
MMFA Flimp Festival in Montgomery, AL today
May 6, 2017
Mobile Animal Rescue Foundation Wiggle Waggle Walk and Rescue Run in Theodore, AL today
May 6, 2017
Mustaches for Kids Montgomery Spring Cornhole Tournament in Montgomery, AL today
May 6, 2017
NAMIWalks in Mobile, AL today
May 6, 2017
Protective Life Food Truck Round Up and Art Show in Birmingham, AL today
May 6, 2017
Waters Crawfish Boil in Pike Road, AL today
May 04, 2017
Oak Mountain Spring State Fair in Pelham, AL today
May 05, 2017
Ahava Springs Bluegrass Gospel Festival in Gallant, AL today
May 05, 2017
Alabama Folk Fair in Mccalla, AL today
May 05, 2017
Cullman Strawberryfest in Cullman, AL today
May 05, 2017
Whistlestop Festival in Huntsville, AL today
May 06, 2017
Blessing of the Fleet in Bayou La Batre, AL today
May 06, 2017
Central Alabama Crawfish Festival in Selma, AL today
May 06, 2017
Chunnenuggee Fair in Union Springs, AL today
May 06, 2017
Flimp Festival in Montgomery, AL today
May 06, 2017
Funk Fest – Birmingham in Birmingham, AL today
May 06, 2017
Garden in the Park in Opelika, AL today
May 06, 2017
George Washington Carver Commemorative Festival in Tuskegee, AL today
May 06, 2017
Mayfest in Atmore, AL today
May 06, 2017
Southern Appalachian Dulcimer Festival in McCalla, AL today
May 06, 2017
Trussville City Fest in Trussville, AL today
May 06, 2017
Yatta Abba Festival in Abbeville, AL today
May 12, 2017
Buck Creek Festival in Helena, AL today
May 12, 2017
Cityfest in Prattville, AL today
May 12, 2017
Homestead Hollow Arts and Crafts Festival in Springville, AL today
May 12, 2017
Homestead Hollow’s Spring Festival in Springville, AL today
May 12, 2017
LoDa Artwalk in Mobile, AL today
May 12, 2017
Mayfest Music and Arts Festival in Guin, AL today
May 12, 2017
Montgomery River Jam Music Festival in Montgomery, AL today
May 13, 2017
Agape Run for a Mom 5k and Fun Run in Montgomery, AL today
May 13, 2017
Art In The Park in Foley, AL today
May 13, 2017
Art in the Park in Jasper, AL today
May 13, 2017
Belk Bluegrass Festival in Fayette, AL today
May 13, 2017
Cody Renfroe Rod Run in Crossville, AL today
May 13, 2017
OATHS Herb Day in Montgomery, AL today
May 13, 2017
Tricentennial Park Creek Fest in Mobile, AL today
May 14, 2017
CIA Spring Concert Series in Montgomery, AL today
May 17, 2017
Brown Bag in Bienville Square in Mobile, AL today
May 19, 2017
Barber Historics in Leeds, AL today
May 19, 2017
Barber Motorsports Park Barber Historics in Leeds, AL today
May 19, 2017
Hangout Music Fest in Gulf Shores, AL today
May 19, 2017
Hangout Music Festival in Gulf Shores, AL today
May 19, 2017
Logan Martin Lakefest in Cropwell, AL today
May 19, 2017
Montgomery Riverbend Brewfest in Montgomery, AL today
May 19, 2017
Poke Salat Festival in Arab, AL today
May 20, 2017
Alabama Blue Star Salute in Mobile, AL today
May 20, 2017
Arley Day in Arley, AL today
May 20, 2017
Arts Alive Festival in Florence, AL today
May 20, 2017
Birmingham Do Dah Day in Birmingham, AL today
May 20, 2017
Bob Sykes BBQ and Blues Festival in Bessemer, AL today
May 20, 2017
Cahaba Lily Festival in West Blocton, AL today
May 20, 2017
Do Dah Day in Birmingham, AL today
May 20, 2017
E.A.T. South Organic Spring Workshops in Montgomery, AL today
May 20, 2017
Glenwood Festival at the Well in Glenwood, AL today
May 20, 2017
Mentone Rhododendron Festival in Mentone, AL today
May 20, 2017
Multicultural Event in Danville, AL today
May 20, 2017
Uriah Cotton Patch Festival in Uriah, AL today
May 21, 2016
Lake Fest in Fort Rucker, AL today
May 21, 2017
Music in May at the Waters in Pike Road, AL today
May 26, 2017
Acoustic Cafe in Haleyville, AL today
May 26, 2017
Mobicon in Mobile, AL today
May 26, 2017
RXR Fest in Alexander City, AL today
May 27, 2017
Alabama Jubilee Hot Air Balloon Festival in Decatur, AL today
May 27, 2017
Art 4 Paws in Madison, AL today
May 27, 2017
Memorial Day Weekend Music Festival in Cullman, AL today
May 27, 2017
Old School and Blues Festival in Harvest, AL today
May 28, 2017
AL.com Young Professionals Summit in Mobile, AL today
May 28, 2017
Abbeville Yatta Abba Day in Abbeville, AL today
May 28, 2017
Cottage Hill Block Party in Montgomery, AL today
May 28, 2017
Fleet Feet Sports Montgomery Cinco de Mayo Fun Run in Montgomery, AL today
May 28, 2017
Joe Thomas Jr. 3rd Tuesday Guitar Pull in Montgomery, AL today
May 28, 2017
Magic City Harvest Empty Bowls Soup and Bread Lunch in Birmingham, AL today
May 28, 2017
Montgomery Black Rodeo in Montgomery, AL today
May 28, 2017
Montgomery Greek Food Festival in Montgomery, AL today
May 28, 2017
Montgomery Second Saturday in Montgomery, AL today
May 28, 2017
Southern Homes and Gardens Taste of the Gardens in Montgomery, AL today
May 28, 2017
Veg Out Montgomery in Montgomery, AL today
May 29, 2017
Memorial Day Celebration in Montevallo, AL today
May 5, 2017
Cullman StrawberryFest in Cullman, AL today
May 5, 2017
Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival in Foley, AL today

June Alabama top events

Top 2017 Alabama top festivals and events in June.

July Alabama top events

Top 2017 Alabama top festivals and events in July.

2017 Alabama August festivals

Here are your top 2017 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.

September Alabama 2017 festivals

Here are all the 2017 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, 2017 to September 16, 2017.
  2. First Monday Weekend Trade Days – September – The First Monday Weekend Trade Days – September is a great event held in Scottsboro on September 03, 2017 to September 05, 2017.
  3. Sweet Tater Festival – The Sweet Tater Festival is a great event held in Cullman on September 04, 2017 to September 05, 2017.
  4. Decatur Riverfest – The Decatur Riverfest is a great event held in Decatur on September 09, 2017 to September 10, 2017.
  5. Birmingham Artwalk – The Birmingham Artwalk is a great event held in Birmingham on September 09, 2017 to September 10, 2017.
  6. Birmingham Oktoberfest – The Birmingham Oktoberfest is a great event held in Birmingham on September 09, 2017 to September 10, 2017.
  7. Nell Hardeman Memorial Waterfront Show – The Nell Hardeman Memorial Waterfront Show is a great event held in Montgomery on September 11, 2017 to September 26, 2017.
  8. Blount County Fair – The Blount County Fair is a great event held in Oneonta on September 13, 2017 to September 17, 2017.
  9. Arab Community Fair – The Arab Community Fair is a great event held in Arab on September 16, 2017 to September 17, 2017.
  10. Alabama Women in Jazz Festival – The Alabama Women in Jazz Festival is a great event held in To Be Announced on September 16, 2017 to September 17, 2017.
  11. NEACA Fall Craft Show – The NEACA Fall Craft Show is a great event held in Huntsville on September 16, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  12. North Alabama State Fair – The North Alabama State Fair is a great event held in Muscle Shoals on September 20, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  13. Foster Fest – October – The Foster Fest – October is a great event held in Dothan on September 21, 2017 to October 06, 2017.
  14. Cullman County Fair – The Cullman County Fair is a great event held in Cullman on September 22, 2017 to October 01, 2017.
  15. Winfield Mule Day – The Winfield Mule Day is a great event held in Winfield on September 23, 2017 to September 24, 2017.
  16. Homestead Hollow Harvest Festival – The Homestead Hollow Harvest Festival is a great event held in Springville on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  17. Porktoberque – The Porktoberque is a great event held in Dothan on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  18. Art in the Gardens – The Art in the Gardens is a great event held in Hoover on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  19. Jubilee Festival – The Jubilee Festival is a great event held in Daphne on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  20. Artisan and Boutique Clothing Show – The Artisan and Boutique Clothing Show is a great event held in Huntsville on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  21. River Clay Fine Arts Festival – The River Clay Fine Arts Festival is a great event held in Decatur on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  22. Taste of the Bayou – The Taste of the Bayou is a great event held in Irvington on September 24, 2017 to September 26, 2017.
  23. Dekalb County VFW Agricultural Fair – The Dekalb County VFW Agricultural Fair is a great event held in Fort Payne on September 26, 2017 to October 01, 2017.
  24. Southern Women’s Show ~ Birmingham – The Southern Women’s Show ~ Birmingham is a great event held in Birmingham on September 29, 2017 to October 02, 2017.
  25. Alabama Butterbean Festival – The Alabama Butterbean Festival is a great event held in Pinson on September 30, 2017 to October 01, 2017.

Top 16 Alabama festivals and events for 2017

  1. Alabama State Fair
  2. Shakespear festival of Alabama – Don’t miss this great Gatsby event there in 2017
  3. Alabama Hangout Music Festival 2017 – Held in Gulf Shores each year; May 16 to 18
  4. Shrimp festival in Gulf Shores AL 2017   
  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 October Festivals and events

Here are your top events to check out in October of 2017

Alabama November festivals 2017

Here are your top November 2017 festivals and events to check out

November 6th, 2017

  • National Peanut Festival – Dothan, AL

November 7th, 2017

  • 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, 2017

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

November 20, 2017

Winter Holidays Arts & Crafts Show

November 21, 2017

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

November 27, 2017

Christmas at Crossroads

November 28, 2017

Hunter Appreciation Day Arts & Crafts Festival

December Alabama Festivals and events

Here are the top November Alabama festivals in 2017

  • 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.

What the great state of Alabama has in 2017

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

fiesta
art festival
arts and craft festival
Martin Luther King tribute
jubilee
barbecue
New Year’s Day
Mardi Gras
German festival
county fair
carnival
Thanksgiving
April Fools Day
food festival
fest
Dutch festival
exhibit
Pig Roast wingding
4th of July fireworks celebration
jamboree
celebration
bash
potlatch
gala
red-letter day
expo
feast day
Italian festival
Easter
outdoor parade
cultural festivals
wine festival
music festival
parade
Halloween shindig
street fair
hash bash
dance festival
May Day
Easter Egg Hunt

February Alabama top celebrations

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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

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Alabama festivals for 2017 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.

March Alabama top events

Top 2017 Alabama greatest festivals and events in March.

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The Alabama Shakespear Festival began in 1972 as a summer stock theater project in Anniston. Its first performance was in an old high school auditorium, before a single critic and his wife; the critic considered the performance very poor and predicted that the Alabama Shakespear Festival would not survive.citation needed But the project persisted, with …

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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 2014 events for 2014.  Check out these great Alabama events this year.  Here’s your list of …

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Community Kite Festival in Huntsville, Alabama is held in March Description of the Kite Festival The Community Kite Festival of Huntsville, AL is organized to foster inclusiveness and increase awareness of social issues in the community. The Community Kite Festival of Huntsville, Alabama is a collaborative effort of over 60 non-profits organizations to promote awareness …

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Huntsville Alabama Treasure hunt March 2014 – 3/22/2014 – 3/31/2014 For children 3-11 years old.  Times: Tues.-Sat. 10 AM-4 PM, Sun. Noon-4 PM closed Mon. Address: 3101 Burritt Drive Huntsville, AL 35801 Burritt Mountain Once again history comes alive as visitors to Gold Mountain follow a quest for gold just like our ancestors did in 1829.  Our …

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Alabama festivals in April 2017

Here are the top 2017 Alabama best 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, 2017 – 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.

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