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October 3-6, 2018
October 5-6, 2018 Alabama Butterbean Festival - Pinson, Alabama
October 6, 2018 Annual Alabama Festival of Flavor
October 7, 2018 - Oktoberfest - Orange Beach, Alabama
October 14, 2018 16th annual Breakin’ Bread - Birmingham, Alabama
October 15-19, 2018
October 27, 2018 Elberta German Sausage Festival - Elberta, Alabama
2017 ALABAMA: OCTOBER 2017
October 19-21, 2017
The Conecuh Sausage Festival
Live local and regional music and entertainment all day, delicious food, and the Alabama BBQ Association Backyard Division BBQ Cook-Off! Alabama BBQ Trail Points will be awarded. Children’s Area with Rock Climbing Wall, Slides and Bounce Castle!
October 21-22, 2017
Alabama Gourd Show
We invite you to the Alabama Gourd Show. You are sure to enjoy the beautiful works of art made from gourds. It is a great place to buy a unique gift for that special someone on your list, and something special for yourself, as well. There are also plenty of raw gourds, supplies, and tools for purchases. Children can decorate their own little gourd to take home with them, absolutely free. The whole family will enjoy touring the fabulous ribbon competition exhibit room. Learn something new as gourd artists demonstrate their gourd art techniques, or take a class from an experienced gourd artist. We look forward to seeing you there!
October 27-November 5, 2017
Alabama National Fair
Midway rides, main stage entertainment, food, information and commercial booths, kids area, Cattle, Swine, Goat and Rabbit Competitions, etc.
October 28, 2017 Peanut Butter Festival - Brundidge, Alabama
Brundidge had two of the earliest peanut butter mills in the Southeast, the Johnston Peanut Butter Mill in the downtown area and the Louis-Anne Peanut Butter Company on the south edge of town. Both mills were at full production during the early 1930s and peanut butter was made continually in Brundidge until the 1960s. The Peanut Butter Festival gets underway at the crack of dawn with the 5K Peanut Butter Run and continues until dark catches us with non-stop entertainment, the Peanut Butter Recipe Contest, the Peanut Butter Kids Contest, old-time demonstrations, games and contests, the construction of Alabama's Largest PB&J Sandwich, exhibits, a George Washington Carver presentation, arts, crafts, food and everything peanut butter, the Nutter Butter Parade of nutty people and nutty things and a street dance under the stars.
October 15, 2015 9th Annual Wine Festival at Five Rivers
Spanish Fort, Alabama
At the 5 Rivers Delta Resource Center in Spanish Fort, Alabama. Attendees will have an opportunity to sample a wide variety of wine and food selections, all donated by local restaurants, caterers and wine distributors, throughout the evening. In addition to food and wine, event highlights include live music from local favorite Phil Proctor and sunset cruises on the Delta. Additionally, two people’s choice awards are made to food vendor participants, based on votes cast during the event. The best overall caterer or restaurant is recognized with the “Best of the Fest” award and the “Taste of the Bay” designation goes to the best dish
October 4, 2014 L.A. Gumbo Festival 'Tailgate Edition'
Orange Beach, Alabama
When the best seafood chefs in the Southeast compete for the best pot of gumbo, we’re all winners. So come join us and taste all the amazing gumbo you can eat at the 2014 L.A. Gumbo Festival “Tailgate Edition,” featuring a slew of outdoor TVs screening all that day’s football action, celebrity chefs like Jim Smith and Martie Duncan tailgating right there with you, SEC-themed activities for the family, and the best darn gumbo you’ll ever find. Celebrate Gulf seafood this fall, and be sure to bring non-perishable food items for Habitat For Humanity and Island Mobile Pantry!
October 7-11, 2014 79th Jackson County Fair - Scottsboro, Alabama
Musical Entertainment and Family Fun nightly. Carnival Rides, Contests and Exhibits featured for Agriculture, Crafts, Food, Photography, Animals, 4-H Clubs, and much much more. Cattle Barn: Check out the Beef Cattle and Goat Shows. Tour the Individual Exhibit Building to see Feature Booths and view Crafts by Jackson County's own. Be sure to visit the businesses in the Commercial Exhibit building and on the Fairgrounds and register for prize drawings. Enjoy Kissel Rides and Shows on the Big Midway.
October 11, 2014 Baumhower’s ShrimpFest & Bar-B-Q
Oak Mountain State Park, Pelham, 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.
October 18, 2014 Southern Reinvention - Elkmont, Alabama
An event celebrating the South with special guests like Cooking Light magazine, designer Billy Reid, delicious food, entertainment, goats and more.
October 18, 2014 Syrup Sopping Day - Loachapoka, Alabama
Traditionally since the town's earliest days, Loachapoka farmers have made fine tasting syrup from sorghum and ribbon cane. On Syrup Sopping Day an estimated 15,000 people make an annual pilgrimage to Loachapoka to celebrate this heritage. Attendance: 15,000.
October 26, 2013 Wiregrass Heritage Festival - Dothan, Alabama
Learn how peanuts were harvested in the Wiregrass Region a half-century ago. Enjoy the sights, sounds, and smells of cane grinding, syrup making, butter churning, basket weaving, soap making, and other traditional farm activities. Also, plenty of music and a wide variety of antique gas and steam engines will be on display.
October 6, 2012 Fall-n-Folsom - Marion, Alabama
CANCELLED FOR 2013. Visit the site of one of Alabama’s last active plantations, featuring structures dating back more than a century. Walk inside the general store, built in 1875, and step back into time with photographs and tools showing a family’s heritage for more than 190 years.
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