Sweet Tater Festival - Cullman, AL - Sep 6 to Sep 7, 2020
This must-attend event traditionally says “goodbye to summer” and simultaneously welcomes the autumn season into Cullman County. The cost is only $5.00 per person. The Sweet Tater Festival will feature live entertainment, a wide range of delicious food vendors, a broad spectrum of over 100 arts and crafts vendors, and of course, sweet taters (sweet potatoes) in just about EVERY format, taste, and style you can imagine. You can also expect various arcade rides, inflatable bounce houses and other kid-friendly activities as well as adult door prizes opportunities for everyone who attends. A reporter on AL.com called this the greatest event south of the Mason-Dixon Line.
Monte Sano Art Festival - Huntsville, AL - Sep 12 to Sep 13, 2020
Enjoy handmade artwork amidst the natural beauty of the state park. A tradition in Huntsville, Alabama for more than 15 years. Feature more than 140 of the region’s finest artists in an array of wonderful media. Local food trucks and musicians throughout the park. Always a highlight of the fall arts calendar.
North Alabama State Fair - Muscle Shoals, AL - Sep 22 to Sep 27, 2020
One of the largest annual events in North Alabama with attendance of approximately 80,000. It started in 1935. Agricultural, industrial, cultural, and commercial exhibits are on display, with fun for the whole family!
Madison Street Festival - Madison, AL - Oct 3 to Oct 3, 2020
Annual event in historic downtown Madison. Do not miss the morning parade, car show, expo area, arts and craft vendors, food, and Kid’s area.
Mentone Fall Colorfest - Mentone, AL - Oct 17 to Oct 18, 2020
Live entertainment, arts/crafts, parade, storytelling and other activities.
Alabama Renaissance Faire - Florence, AL - Oct 24 to Oct 24, 2020
30,000 to 40,000 visit Wilson Park for this event with a medieval/renaissance theme, beautiful fall foliage and free admission. The official Renaissance faire of Alabama is family-friendly and educational with no admission charge or alcohol, and has been held since 1987. There is a feast the preceding weekend.