On the hunt for springtime festivals and events in Alabama? You’re in luck. Our splendor-seeking Festhunds rounded up some of the best wingdings that the Heart of Dixie has to offer. Let’s begin…
Evergreen Collard Green Festival | Evergreen, AL
This festival features cook offs, a car show, arts & craft vendors, food vendors, a kids zone, and more!
Ballyhoo Festival | Gulf Shores, AL
Enjoy fine art from all across the southeast, local seafood, and live music!
MortgageBanc Chili Cook Off | Mountain Brook, AL
This family-friendly event features live music, a kid zone, and all the chili you can eat.
Festival of Flowers | Mobile, AL
The Festival of Flowers is acknowledged as the premier flower and garden event and the largest flower show in the Southeast.
Orange Beach Festival of Arts | Orange Beach, AL
A celebration of visual, performing, musical and culinary arts. With more than 100 artists working in a dazzling variety of media, festival-goers always have plenty to see, hear, touch, taste and experience.
Foley BBQ & Blues Cook-Off | Foley, AL
Enjoy great food, popular blues bands, children’s activities, and a more.
Fairhope Arts and Crafts Festival | Fairhope, AL
An abundance of art, a cornucopia of crafts, a flood of fun, gobs of good times, and the bounty of the bay.
Hanceville Irish Festival | Cullman, AL
A celebration of Hanceville's Irish History with music, dance, food and crafts!
First Fridays in Downtown Florence | Florence, AL
An arts and crafts makers market occurring every Friday April through December, featuring music, shopping, and delicious food.
MudBugs & Margaritas Festival | Foley, AL
A family-friendly day of tasty food, adult beverages, arts and crafts, live music, kids’ activities, and more!
Wilson Pickett Music and Arts Festival | Prattville, AL
Festivities include an entertainment stage, food vendors, children’s activities, and an artist village, featuring local and regional artists representing a variety of media.
Baldwin County Strawberry Festival | Loxley, AL
Enjoy the special events, car shows, music, crafts and, of course, the strawberry shortcakes!
Calico Fort Arts and Crafts Fair 2022 | Fort Deposit, AL
With over one hundred exhibitors and thousands of visitors, Calico Fort is one of the oldest, largest and most popular arts and crafts fairs in the South.
The Mobile Chocolate Festival | Mobile, AL
Indulge in all that is chocolate and family fun with chocolate vendors, chocolate themed activities, tastings, food trucks and more!
Battle of the Buffalo Festival | Huntsville, AL
Battle of the Buffalo is an annual chicken wing festival held in Huntsville, boasting wing entries from more than 20 local restaurants, a celebrity judging panel, an entire afternoon of live music, and a kid-friendly fun zone.
Gardendale Magnolia Festival | Gardendale, AL
An award-winning, family-friendly event featuring over 150 vendors, 2 stages of live entertainment, a pooch parade, midway-style carnival, car show, free kid zone, petting zoo/pony rides and more!
Magic City Art Connection | Birmingham, AL
The festival spotlights juried, fine artists from around the country alongside Corks & Chefs: A Taste of Birmingham, Imagination Festival art workshops for kids, performances on stage, special installations & exhibitions, a cafe, and much more.
Bloomin’ Festival Arts and Craft Fair | Cullman, AL
More than 150 booths are filled with artists demonstrating and exhibiting their handcrafted work.
This two-day event offers a wonderful selection of art, food, entertainment and activities for people of all ages.
Guntersville Art on the Lake | Guntersville, AL
Held alongside beautiful Lake Guntersville, this event showcases fine artists and craftsmen from throughout the southeast and beyond. In addition, there are food vendors, outdoor games and rides, and a bake shop...FUN for the entire family!
Calera Strawberry Festival | Calera, AL
Enjoy music, free Kid Zone, a variety of food/produce/arts-n-crafts vendors, and more!
Bama Coast Cruisin' | Orange Beach, AL
A laid back, family friendly weekend full of amazing cars, fun events, entertainment and Southern hospitality.
Panoply Arts Festival | Huntsville, AL
A celebration of art, music, and more showcasing visual artists from various mediums, live music on two performance stages, a variety of culinary artisan food trucks, kid-friendly interactives, and so much more!
Auburn City Fest | Auburn, AL
A fun day filled with food, community, and entertainment.
Bob Sykes BBQ & BLUES Festival | Bessemer, AL
A one-day BBQ and Blues extravaganza featuring legendary Bob Sykes BBQ, live music by Award winning national and local blues musicians, art and vendors, and activities for the whole family.
Opelika Garden in the Park | Opelika, AL
Garden in the Park is Opelika's annual festival featuring handmade and homegrown art. There will be children’s activities, Rocky Brook Rocket rides, delicious food and entertainment.
Art in the Park | Jasper, AL
Art in the Park is a family friendly juried show with over 75 artists from around the southeast - primarily Alabama. Throughout the day visitors are able to enjoy children’s activities, dance troupes, live music and other performing arts.
Cullman Strawberry Festival | Cullman, AL
The festival features a traditional pageant, a craft show, live music, local food vendors, and all the strawberries one can eat!
Gulf Coast Balloon Festival | Foley, AL
Foley is the spot for high-flying adventure and family fun at the Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival. Enjoy the entertainment, arts and crafts displays and more at the festival site daily.
Homestead Hollow Spring Festival
| Springville, AL
Featuring over 150 booths of fine art, handmade/hand decorated crafts, antiques, pioneer demonstrations, food, live entertainment, and children’s activities.
Creek Bank Festival | Leeds, AL
Plan to bring your entire family for plenty of food, fun, entertainment, and fellowship.
Hangout Music Festival | Gulf Shores, AL
Check out some of the best names in pop, rock, rap, dance, and more live on the beach this May!
Logan Lakefest and Boat Show | Pell City, AL
Music, Vendors, Food, and BOATS! Don't miss it!
Druid City Arts Festival | Tuscaloosa, AL
A two-day celebration of art, music, and food!
Arts Alive Fine Arts & Craft Festival | Florence, AL
Downtown Florence is packed with people for two days as they stroll, meet the artists, and purchase one-of-a-kind treasures. Arts Alive also has a wonderful tent set up in the park during the festival full of hands-on activities for children!
Alabama Jubilee Hot Air Balloon Classic | Decatur, AL
Along with high-flying fun, the festival will feature a car expo, an arts and crafts show, kids’ activities, live music and much more!
Alabaster CityFest | Alabaster, AL
Enjoy a world-class lineup of musical entertainment, kid-friendly and family activities, and more.
Oneonta Business Association's Spring Fling | Oneonta, AL
Featuring over 100 booths, a cruise-in for all kinds of vehicles, Kidz Fun Zone, live music and entertainment on two stages all day long, a fashion show, and other entertainment.
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