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

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JULY 4, 2014 - 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 4, 2014  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.

 

July 4, 2014  31st 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 18-20, 2014  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 24, 2014  11th 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 15, 2014  34th 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 23, 2014  Farm Yall Festival - Cullman, Alabama
A celebration of local agriculture held in conjunction with the southeastern pumpkin and water melon weigh-off.
 

 

2013 ALABAMA - July & August 2013
Food Festivals, & Other Food, Wine and Beer Events
(these events are waiting for new dates)

 

August 16-25, 2013  Alabama State Fair 2013 - Pelham, Alabama
POSTONED.  Oak Mountain Amphitheatre. Ten days of Fantastic Family Fun. 4h & Open Livestock Contest; Horse Show; Circus; Talent Contest; Photo Contest; Rides; Entertainment; etc.

August 31, 2013  St. William Seafood Festival - Guntersville, Alabama
Civitan Park. Hosted by St William Catholic Church. Creole-style file' gumbo, Cajun boiled shrimp, fresh crawfish, bbq chicken and fish dinners, hushpuppies and slaw. Dine-in starts at 10:30 a.m. until sold out. Drive-thru is available for only shrimp and/or gumbo by the quart; opens at 7:30 a.m. and remains open until sold out. For more information call 256-455-4133.

August 31, 2013  Crenshaw County Annual Peanut Boil Festival
Luverne, Alabama
The festival includes 'the world's largest peanut boil" and features music, arts & crafts, children's activities as well as delicious food, and over 60,000 pounds of peanuts.

August 31, 2013  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.

 

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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