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2015 ALABAMA - May and June 2015
Food Festivals, & Other Food, Wine and Beer Events

(see also: 2014 - 2013 - 2011 - 2009)

April 23-May 3, 2015  Oak Mountain Spring State Fair - Pelham, Alabama

May 1-2, 2015  Whistle Stop BBQ Weekend - Huntsville, Alabama
Come have a toe-tappin, barbeque-eatin' good time. BBQ competitions, music and more. All proceeds benefit EarlyWorks Children's Museum & educational programs for area children.

May 10, 2015  MOTHERS' DAY - Nationwide
Most restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list. (2nd Sunday)


May 15-16, 2015
Alabama Barber-Que
Birmingham, Alabama
Fast Cars, Slow Cooking. $10,000 Barber-Que.

May 15-16, 2015
31st Annual Poke Salat Festival
Arab, Alabama
Named for the wild Pokeweed and the German word for "salad", the festival will offer an ice cream eating contest, a variety of food, crafts, and live music.

May 15-16, 2015  Cotton Pickin’ BBQ Cook-Off - Hartselle, Alabama
A KCBS sanctioned event that takes place on the third Friday and Saturday of May.  Professional and Backyard cook teams fill historic downtown Hartselle with the aroma of competition barbecue.  An Alabama Championship event which enables the Alabama teams to earn points for the coveted Governors Cup.  If you have a desire to taste this wonderful barbecue, join us on Saturday for the People’s Choice event where for a small fee you can sample the competition “que” and vote for your favorite.  The People’s Choice award is presented at the awards presentation at the end of the competition.

May 16, 2015  15th Annual Catfish Festival - Scottsboro, Alabama
A great hometown festival including a catfish tournament for adults, catfish rodeo for children, arts and crafts show, car show, and free concerts.

May 16, 2015  Daylily Art & Garden Festival - Headland, Alabama
Headland's newest event is an expansion of one of it's oldest. The Daylily Art & Garden Festival is the third Saturday in May and features an art show inside the park of Headland’s beautiful downtown square with farmer’s market and garden-related vendors situated on the perimeter. Entertainment in the gazebo, children’s art and gardening activities and gardening demonstrations round out the day's activities. Local daylily growers offer garden tours nearby thoughout the day.

June 5-6, 2015  Magic City Brewfest - Birmingham, Alabama
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).

June 13, 2015  Festivals on the Square - Headland, Alabama
By joining the Daylily Festival and the Blueberry Festival Headland, residents and visitors will have the best of both festivals tied into one huge event – Festivals on the Square. Three big contests are planned for the Festivals on the Square - Daylily Contest, Blueberry Recipe Contest and the Blueberry Pie-Eating Contest. All are open to the public and to all ages.


June 20, 2015  35th Annual Alabama Blueberry Festival
Brewton, Alabama
Blueberry ice cream and cobbler, food court, festival cookbooks, entertainment, arts & crafts, motorcycle & antique car shows, fresh blueberries and blueberry bushes.

June 20, 2015  Slocomb Tomato Festival - Slocomb, Alabama
Come and enjoy this family-friendly festival! There will be entertainment, parade, music, gospel singing, recipe contest, Ms.Tomato Pageant, and more.

June 20-25, 2015  Chilton County Peach Festival - Clanton, Alabama
Join in as Chilton County celebrates Alabama peaches. Pageants and tournaments are held throughout the week, along with the "peach run," art exhibitions, a cook-off, fishing tournament, live music, parades, live and silent auctions, barbecue and much more.

June 26, 2015  Chilton County Peach Jam - Clanton, Alabama
Enjoy various foods made with peaches, barbecue, a cook-off, peach run, pageants and fishing tournaments throughout the week.


2014 ALABAMA - May and June 2014
Food Festivals, & Other Food, Wine and Beer Events

(these events are waiting for new dates)

May 31, 2014  Vestavia Wing Ding - Vestavia Hills, Alabama
Join us to put our local chefs to the test.  Enjoy great chicken wings from our competitors, refreshments, live entertainment and activities for the children.  Wing Ding is a chance to come together and celebrate our great community while helping out a worthy cause, the fight against Cystic Fibrosis.  Think your team has what it takes to be voted number 1, then register to compete in what is sure to be a fantastic event.


2013 ALABAMA - May and June 2013
Food Festivals, & Other Food, Wine and Beer Events

(these events are waiting for new dates)

May 4, 2013  The Great Gluten Free Expo - Birmingham, Alabama
Meet experts and vendors, sample products, attend free seminars, 5k race, cook-off and gala dinner.

May 4, 2013  Schaeffer Crawfish Boil - Schaeffer, Alabama
An outdoor music and crawfish festival that originated to raise money for certain charities and benefits throughout the Birmingham area. The event has become a summer favorite for Alabama residents. Along with tons of food and fun, the Schaeffer Eye Center Crawfish Boil now brings some of the biggest acts in music to Birmingham.


2011 ALABAMA - May and June 2011
Food Festivals, & Other Food, Wine and Beer Events

(these events are waiting for new dates)

May 28, 2011
Ardmore Police Reserves 1st Annual Blue Line Bar-b-q Cook-off
Ardmore, Alabama (No website)
Cook-off catagories ribs, chicken,butt, chili, peoples choice and nicest rig . Bike show and a full concert featuring Bo Steele that night . Gates open @ 9a.m.


2009 ALABAMA - May and June 2009
Food Festivals, & Other Food, Wine and Beer Events

(these events are waiting for new dates)

May 1-3, 2009  Southern Breeze Wine + Culinary Festival



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