These are your can’t miss Alabama food events for June!slide_blueberries

Rock the South, Cullman (June 2-3)

On April 27, 2011 the south was “rocked” by a historic tornado outbreak that took many precious lives and caused catastrophic damage to many of the things we hold near and dear. This day taught us a lot about ourselves. It helped us all realize what was most important. It also brought out the best in all of us. “Rock the South” is a festival celebrating our recovery, our commitment to one another, and our Southern way of life.

Hank Williams Festival, Georgiana (June 2-3)

This tribute to native son Hank Williams includes country music, arts, crafts and food. Held annually on the first Saturday in June.

Alabama Blueberry Festival, Brewton (June 17)

This festival has arts and crafts, a car show, live entertainment, blueberries, blueberry bushes, cookbooks and food. There is also a free children’s section. Home of the “original” blueberry ice cream (made especially for the festival).

Chilton County Peach Festival, Clanton (June 17-24)

Join in as Chilton County celebrates Alabama peaches. Pageants and tournaments are held throughout the week, along with the Peach Run, art exhibitions, a cook-off, fishing tournament, live music, parades, live and silent auctions, barbecue and much more. Call 205-755-2400 for more information.

Tallassee Now! BBQ Festival, Tallassee (June 9-10)

This barbecue festival and cook-off features arts and crafts, a car show, three music stages, a 5K run, children’s activities and tours of the historic Confederate Armory, a collection of big-game trophies from South Africa, Thurlow Dam and a local artist gallery.

Slocomb Tomato Festival, Slocomb (June 17)

Come and enjoy this family-friendly festival! There will be entertainment, parades, music, gospel singing, recipe contests, a Ms. Tomato Pageant and more.


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