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2015 ALABAMA - July & August 2015
Food Festivals, & Other Food, Wine and Beer Events
(see also: 2014 - 2012 - 2009)

July 3-4, 2015  Grand Bay Watermelon Festival - Grand Bay, Alabama
A July 4 tradition since 1973, the Grand Bay Watermelon Festival offers tourists and locals an opportunity  to sample locally grown watermelon while enjoying local music, arts & crafts, and informative displays from area merchants and service providers.  The annual celebration has a long and storied history, having begun during the earliest years of the 20th Century. As the community and surrounding area changed during World War II, the annual celebration was discontinued. It was revived in 1973 by the Grand Bay Junior Chamber of Commerce. Currently, it is sponsored by the Grand Bay Independent Odd Fellows #73, and is held at the Festival Park and  baseball park just north of U.S. Highway 90 on the west side of Grand Bay.

 

July 4, 2015  32nd Annual Sand Mountain Potato Festival
Henegar, Alabama
Celebrate the city's rich heritage and diversity of agricultural products, including potatoes, with live music, arts and crafts, entertainment, games and fireworks.

July 4, 2015  4TH OF JULY 2015
Nationwide
There are so many events on this day that they are too numerous to list. Virtually every community in the U.S. has a 4th of July celebration.

July 17-19, 2015  82nd Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo
Dauphin Island, Alabama
Officially the largest fishing tournament in the world. With more than thirty award categories and a total prize package of more than $400,000, it’s no surprise that fishing hopefuls have descended upon this top-notch three-day event for almost a century. Proceeds from the event benefit the Mobile Jaycees. Various species caught throughout the weekend will be used for scientific testing done by the Food and Drug Administration and the Dauphin Island Sea Lab and Estuarium. Fishing begins at 5:00 a.m. on Friday and ends at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday. Activities, vendors, music and fish weigh-ins begin at 9:00 a.m. and lasts through the evening.  This event is free and open to the public.

July 23, 2015  12th Annual Flavors of the South - Robertsdale, Alabama
Showcasing food & wine from local restaurants and caterers, attendees get to taste a variety of food and drink while listening to music and mingling. The showcase will offer a silent auction and a 50/50 drawing.

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 14, 2015  35th 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.

August 14-23, 2015  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 21, 2015  Sips for CF - Wine Tasting Competition
Birmingham, Alabama
Event Includes: Wine tasting competition, Hors d’oeuvres & drinks, Music, Silent Auction, and Games.  • Each team brings 3 identical bottles of red wine. A team consists of 1 to 3 people.  • When you arrive, all 3 bottles will be given to the hosts. Two of the bottles will be wrapped to conceal the identity and will be used for tasting. The third bottle will be set aside and used for prizes.  • Each team tastes the wine and votes on its favorite.  • At the end of the night, the votes will be counted.  If your wine wins, you do too!

August 29, 2015  Farm Yall Festival - Cullman, Alabama
A celebration of local agriculture held in conjunction with the southeastern pumpkin and water melon weigh-off.

August 29, 2015  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. Annie Mae's famous pickled okra!
 

 

2014 ALABAMA - July & August 2014
Food Festivals, & Other Food, Wine and Beer Events

(these events are waiting for new dates)

August 9, 2014  Baumhower’s ShrimpFest & Bar-B-Q
Joe Wheeler State Park, McLean, Alabama
At an Alabama State Park near you!  Join Bob Baumhower, former Alabama lineman and proprietor of Baumhower’s Restaurant and The Compleat Angler, for Baumhower’s ShrimpFest & Bar-B-Q! Throughout the spring and summer, we’ll be celebrating the 75th Anniversary of Alabama State Parks with plenty of fresh Alabama Gulf Seafood.

August 16, 2014  4th Annual Beer, Bands & Bullies
Birmingham, Alabama
We're holding our biggest yearly event at Avondale Brewery and have lined up some awesome bands to keep you entertained. Just a $10 donation to enjoy the show & support Bama Bully Rescue! Don't forget to ask for the Bully Brew and a portion of the nights sales will benefit bullies in need.  Friendly, leashed dogs are welcome :D So come on out and bring your friends!
 

 

2012 ALABAMA - July & August 2012
Food Festivals, & Other Food, Wine and Beer Events

(these events are waiting for new dates)

August 18, 2012  Stokin' The Fire BBQ & Music Festival
Birmingham, Alabama
The competition will feature more than 80 local amateur barbecue teams. In addition to the barbecue battles, visitors can enjoy headliner music, grilling demonstrations, kids' zone and more.
 

 

2009 ALABAMA - July & August 2009
Food Festivals, & Other Food, Wine and Beer Events

(these events are waiting for new dates)

July 25-26, 2009  The Urban Celebrity Food Festival - Huntsville, Alabama
The Urban Celebrity Food Festival celebrates the foods of African American Restaurants,Chefs, Caterers AND other restaurant owners.

 

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