Funtober Fall Festivals

Fall Alabama Festivals

September and October are busy times for fall festivals in Alabama. You’ll find plenty of them to keep you occupied. From the Bayfest Music Festival to the Greater Gulf State Fair, you can run from event to event if you want. And that’s assuming that you have already celebrated Oktoberfest in Alabama.

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August 2015:

September 2015:

Seafood Festival - Guntersville, Alabama – September 5, 2015

Sweet Tater Festival - Cullman, Alabama – September 5-7, 2015
A reporter on AL.com called this the greatest event south of the Mason-Dixon Line. But be warned: he couldn’t find any sweet taters while there in 2014.

Riverfest Barbecue Cook-off – Decatur – September 11-12, 2015
Depot Days Festival – Hartselle, AL – Sept 12-19, 2015
North Alabama State Fair – Muscle Shoals – Sept 22-27, 2015
International Festival of North Alabama – Huntsville – Sept 26, 2015
Irondale Whistle Stop Festival – Irondale, AL – Sept 26, 2015

Peanut Boil Festival – Luverne, Alabama – Sept 26, 2015
The Crenshaw County Shrine Club has been boiling and bagging peanuts for this event since 1970. It has been called the World’s Largest Peanut Boil.

Hokes Bluff CityFest – Hokes Bluff, AL – Saturday, September 26, 2015
FREE!!! Bands, Carnival Rides, Food and Retail Vendors. Runs from 2:00 – 10:00 PM

October 2015:

Greek Festival – Birmingham – Oct 1-3, 2015
Alabama Coastal BirdFest – Fairhope – Oct 1-3, 2015
Alabama Butterbean Festival – Pinson, AL – October 2-3, 2015
Boaz Harvest Festival – Boaz, AL – October 2-3, 2015
Madison Street Festival – Madison, AL – October 3, 2015

Bayfest - Mobile, AL – October 2-4, 2015
     Read our blog post from last year:  “Bayfest Festival Expects 200 Thousand

National Shrimp Festival – Gulf Shores, AL – October 8-11, 2015
Thorsby Swedish Fest – Thorsby, AL – Oct 10, 2015

Kentuck Arts Festival – Tuscaloosa, AL – October 17-18, 2015
Buttahatchee River Fall Fest – Hamilton, AL – October 31, 2015
Butler Fest - Butler, AL – October 30-31, 2015
Alabama Renaissance Faire – Florence – October 24-25, 2015

Downtown Boll Weevil Festival - Enterprise, AL – Oct 17, 2015
Some say that the statute in Enterprise is the only one in the world dedicated to an insect pest. The destruction of the cotton crop led to greater agricultural diversity and prosperity.

Covered Bridge Festival – Oneonta, AL – Oct 24, 2015
An event to celebrate the covered bridge capital of Alabama. It has been going on for more than 30 years.

Elberta German Sausage Festival – Elberta, AL – Oct 31, 2015

November 2015:

Alabama Frontier Days – Wetumpka, AL – Nov 4-7, 2015
This event demonstrates life in the South in the 18th and early 19th Century.

Fairhope Film Festival – Fairhope, AL, Nov 12-15, 2015
Homestead Hollow Arts & Crafts Festival – Springville, AL – November 13-15, 2015

National Peanut Festival – Dothan, AL – November 6-15, 2015
The nation’s largest peanut festival celebrates the harvest. One-quarter of the U.S. peanut crop is harvested within 75 miles of Dothan.

Last Year’s Events

Alabama Cotton Festival – Eclectic, Alabama – October 12, 2014

Western Food and Wine Festival – Birmingham, AL – September 26, 2014
Middle Eastern Food Festival – Birmingham – September 18-20, 2014

Alabama Gourd Show – Cullman, AL – October 18-19, 2014

Carver Sweet Potato Festival – Tuskegee, AL – Third Saturday in October
Celebrate Dr. George Washington Carver’s research into the many uses of this delicious product.

Mentone Fall Colorfest – Mentone, AL – October 18-19, 2014

 Greater Gulf State Fair – October 24 – Nov 2, 2014

Alabama Tale Tellin’ Festival – Selma, AL – Oct 10-11, 2014
Taste of Huntsville – Huntsville, AL – Oct 16, 2014
This 40-year old event offers an all-you-can-eat venue for trying food from some of the best restaurants in the area.

Falkville Fall Festival – Decatur, AL – October 11, 2014
Headland Harvest Day Festival – Headland, AL – October 11, 2014
Blountsville Harvest Festival - Blountsville, AL – October 11, 2014
Fall Festival, Car & Tractor Show – Rogersville, AL – October 18, 2014
Fall Festival at Oak Mountain State Park - Pelham, AL – Oct 4, 2014
Opp Fest – Opp, AL – Oct 24-25, 2014

Alabama Frog Level Festival & Car Show - Fayette, AL – October 3-4, 2014
Frog Level was the original name of Fayette. It was changed in 1910.

Montgomery Tavern Fest – Montgomery, AL – October 1-31, 2014

Evergreen Sausage Festival – Evergreen, AL – Oct 18, 2014

Fall in Folsom - Folsom, AL – November 1, 2014

Oyster Cook-Off – Gulf Shores, AL – Nov 7-9, 2014
Fall First Friday Florence – November 7, 2014
Huntsville Food Tour – Huntsville, AL – November 8, 2014
Fairhope Veterans Day Parade – November 8, 2014
Motorcycle Mayhem – Anniston, AL – November 8, 2014
Mobile Fall Festival – Mobile, AL – November 8, 2014
Birmingham National Veterans Day Parde – November 11, 2014
Fairhope Wine Festival – November 13, 2014
Fairhope Tree Lighting Ceremony, November 13, 2014
Fairhope Holiday Stroll – November 21, 2014
Fairhope Movie in the Streets – November 22, 2014
Mobile International Festival – Mobile, AL – November 22, 2014

Pelham Fall Festival – Pelham, AL – October 5, 2013
Hot Strings Festival - Birmingham, AL – October 6, 2013*
 
Riverfront Market Day – Selma, AL – Cancelled for 2014.
Taste of Homewood – Homewood, AL – Oct 23, 2012
 

More Festivals:
You can also find more festivals in the nearby states of Florida, Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee.

Find other fun things to do in Alabama:

Oktoberfest in Alabama
Alabama Corn Mazes
Alabama Ghost Tours
Haunted Houses in Alabama
Alabama Pumpkin Patches

1 COMMENT

  1. Date Correction for Event Listed on Your Webpage

    Oops! We noticed that the date for Tavern Fest 2012 was listed incorrectly on your website.
    We would appreciate your changing the date on your website to Friday October 19.

    Website link: http://www.facebook.com/#!/events/306866766087058/

    Location: Old Alabama Town in front of Lucas Tavern: N. Hull Street between Jefferson and Columbus

    Live music by the Birmingham Band FISHERGREEN http://www.fishergreenband.com/
    Craft Beer Tastings
    Jennie Weller’s Delicious Tavern Fare
    Silent Auction

    Time: 7pm Gates open at 6pm
    Admission: $10 at the Gate
    Benefitting: Landmarks Foundation: Helping to bring more school children to learn about history at Old Alabama Town!

    For more info call 334-240-4500

    Many thanks!
    Marion Baab
    Tavern Fest 2012 Committee
    [email protected]

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