These are your can’t miss Alabama food events for May!
31st Annual Greater Birmingham LSU Alumni Crawfish Boil, Birmingham (May 14, 2016)
Craving crawfish? Then roll up your sleeves and get ready to pinch da tails and suck da heads at the 31st Annual Greater Birmingham LSU Alumni Crawfish Boil on Saturday, May 14. Bring your chair or blanket and join them in the outdoor courtyard at Avondale Brewery on 41st Street in Birmingham from 12 p.m. -3 p.m. for all-you-can-eat crawfish, sausage, corn and potatoes.
Orange Beach Wine Festival, Orange Beach (May 14, 2016)
The Orange Beach Wine Fest is one of the most cherished tickets on the island. Over 120 wines, three live music acts, food from distinguished local restaurants, boat tours of the bay, custom wine glass, custom wine bag- and even craft beer for the un-winies.
The Hangout Music Festival 2016, Gulf Shores (May 20 -May 22, 2016)
An annual three-day music festival held at the public beaches of Gulf Shores, Alabama. The event features many genres of music, including rock, indie, hip-hop- and electronic dance music. The event will also offer festival-goers the best seafood the Gulf can offer.
RiverJam & Riverbend Brewfest, Montgomery (May 20 -21, 2016)
Come be a part of Montgomery’s very own 4th Annual Riverbend Brewfest. This unique event will feature live music, local food vendors and a large selection of local, regional and nationally renowned craft, seasonal, specialty and micro-brewed beers.
Catfish Festival, Scottsboro (May 21, 2016)
Held along the banks of Lake Guntersville in Scottsboro, the annual Catfish Festival celebrates one of America’s favorite outdoor activities – fishing for catfish. Festivities kick off at 8 a.m. Catfish are plentiful in Lake Guntersville, and from 8 a.m. till noon, children are invited to bring their fishing rods to try to catch (and keep) as many catfish as they can along the banks of the Lake Guntersville.
Cotton Pickin’ BBQ Cook-Off, Hartselle (May 21, 2016)
This Alabama State Championship Barbecue Cook-off has professional and backyard teams from across the U.S. competing for prizes and recognition. The event is sanctioned by the Kansas City BBQ Association and is a member of the Alabama Barbecue Association. Shop vendors’ booths, boutiques, and antiques and specialty shops throughout Hartselle. A great event for friends and family!
Bob Sykes BBQ & Blues Festival, 7th Annual, Bessemer (May 21, 2016)
It is a relaxing atmosphere for the entire family to enjoy a variety of local and national blues musicians along with Bob Sykes barbecue. Bring a chair or blanket and the whole family