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2019 ALABAMA - AUGUST 2019
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August 16-17, 2019
39th Annual Franklin County Watermelon Festival
Russellville, Alabama
Downtown Russellville is home of the Franklin County Watermelon Festival each August. It's a time for a lot of good fun and of course, juicy watermelons that can cool a hot sumer day in the south. It began in 1981 and the carnival-type atmosphere has become a must-do event for thousands. There's plenty of music, a car and truck show, activites for children and competitions, including a watermelon seed-spitting contest.  Attendance: 50,000.

August 16-25, 2019 - Alabama Restaurant Week
Statewide, Alabama
Restaurants around the state, including many featured in the popular "100 Dishes To Eat in Alabama Before You Die" brochure, invite diners to experience the wonderful culinary scene of Sweet Home Alabama. Participating restaurants will offer specials throughout the week.

August 31, 2019  49th Annual St. William Seafood Festival
Guntersville, Alabama
New Location: Foley Center.  Hosted by St William Catholic Church. Creole-style file' gumbo, Cajun boiled shrimp, fresh crawfish, bbq chicken and fish dinners, hushpuppies and slaw.  Began in 1970, the festival has been the primary fundraiser for the church throughout the years. Not only is the freshly prepared food a favorite in the local communities, but also to people coming as far away as Tennessee and Georgia.
 

2018 ALABAMA - AUGUST 2018
Food Festivals, & Other Food, Wine and Beer Events
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August 10-11, 2018 - Magic City Brewfest - Birmingham, Alabama
NEXT EVENT IN 2020.  Magic City Brewfest is a weekend dedicated to learning about craft beer and sampling the best that Alabama has to offer. There will be 200+ individual beers available including many rare, specialty and cask ales which have never been seen before in Alabama (and may never be seen again).

 

August 25, 2018
Annual Okra Festival
Burkville, Alabama
Enjoy incredible food, fresh vegetables, arts and crafts, and okra! Come join us for a taste of fresh home grown okra and jazz music during the annual community event.  Incredible Food:  Famous gumbo, fish, barbecue, pig ears, okra dishes, preserves, local produce and homemade ice cream. For more info, please call 334-730-5548.
 

2016 ALABAMA - AUGUST 2016
Food Festivals, & Other Food, Wine and Beer Events

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August 19, 2016 - Sips for CF - Wine Tasting Competition
Birmingham, Alabama
Join us at the Alabama Theatre for a night of wine tasting, music, food and drinks. How: teams of 1-3 people all bring the same bottle of red wine, two bottles go into the tasting and the third goes into the prize pot.  Once the tasting starts, contestants taste and vote on their favorite wine. If your wine wins the most votes, you win the prize wine

August 27, 2016 - Farm Yall Festival - Cullman, Alabama
A celebration of local agriculture held in conjunction with the southeastern pumpkin and water melon weigh-off.
 

2015 ALABAMA - AUGUST 2015
Food Festivals, & Other Food, Wine and Beer Events
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August 8, 2015 - Hops for Hope - Birmingham, Alabama
Come with a friend to join us for Hops for Hope and support the homeless women and children of Birmingham!  $20 ticket includes:  • a complimentary flight of beer  • musical entertainment by 90 Proof  • 75% of ticket is tax deductible.  Food is available for purchase, and the opportunity to win great prizes.

August 25, 2015  Taste of Pelham - Pelham, Alabama
Presented by the Pelham Library Guild.  Pelham Civic Complex and Ice Arena.  All proceeds to benefit the Pelham Library Building Fund  Tickets: $25.00 advance $30.00 door
 

 

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