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U.S. Food Festival Section: Listed by State & Month
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2017 ALABAMA: SEPTEMBER 2017
September 22-24, 2017 43rd Annual Winfield Mule Day Festival
The tradition was begun in 1975 to honor the hard working mules of the day. Mule Day has grown into a major event not only for the City of Winfield but also for the State of Alabama. Drawing crowds of over 25,000 each year; Mule Day features a variety of activities that appeal to any palate. The keynote event is a the Mule Day parade through the downtown of the city, but there is also live entertainment, car and tractor show, garden tractor pull, flea market, mule judging, arts and crafts, horseshoe tournament, and a carnival. Attendance: 25,000.
September 24, 2017 Break 'N Bread - Local Flavor Festival
Sample signature dishes from nearly 40 locally-owned restaurants as well as our guests chefs from Charleston; enjoy beer and wine tastings, live entertainment and fun activities for children.
September 25-30, 2017 62nd Annual DeKalb County VFW Agricultural Fair
Fort Payne, Alabama
Known for its tradition of excellence, it has been voted the state’s top agricultural fair for many years. This event has vast community participation and features exhibits of handmade crafts, canned foods, photography, drawings, flower arrangements, quilts, as well as live animals such as cattle and chickens. Midway with rides for all ages; Live Music nightly. The vendors feature your fair favorites including funnel cakes, caramel apples, corn dogs, and cotton candy.
September 30, 2017 Taste of the Bayou - Irvington, Alabama
Held at the Bayou La Batre Community Center, this seafood-tasting event features 30-plus booths with succulent dishes prepared by local and professional chefs.
September 30 - October 1, 2017 PorktoberQue - Dothan, Alabama
'Jurassic Pork' - Oktoberfest meets Barbecue Competition in lower Alabama. KCBS sanctioned BBQ competition. Spectators enjoy live music, country and rock bands, an indoor Biergarten, outdoor 'man cave' and loads of shopping opportunities. Barbecue and Bratwurst dominate the food menus from regional vendors, and beer is available in several areas. Kids welcome, many kids activities available.
September 24, 2016 7th 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. (also: www.crenshawcochamber.com/peanutboil/ )
September 11-12, 2015 - 21st Annual Riverfest Barbecue Cook-off - Decatur, Alabama
An official State Barbecue Championship competition. The cook-off is sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society, a national organization. The Grand Champion winner of Riverfest automatically qualifies for the American Royal World Championship Barbecue Cook-off in Kansas City, Missouri, and is entered into the Jack Daniel's World Championship Invitational drawing. Riverfest features more than 70 professional and amateur BBQ cooking teams from across the United States competing for prize money and trophies totaling $20,000. Along with the barbecue competition, the festival includes food vendors, live music and children's activities. Proceeds from Riverfest will benefit charities in Decatur and Morgan County.
September 24-26, 2010 Antique & Apple Festival - Moulton, Alabama
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