Spring is just around the corner, and with it comes an event season full of opportunities to experience the dishes and flavors of Alabama. Start planning your next Alabama food experience now. Here’s a look at two of this month’s food events to add to your calendar:…Read More >
Love Alabama food but don’t have the time to experience it all? Here’s your chance to try a little bit of the state’s best, all in one place. Alabama’s premier food and wine festival, Break ’n Bread, will be held Sunday, Oct. 13, from 1-5 p.m. at Railroad Park in downtown Birmingham.
Hosted by the Birmingham Originals, an organization of independent, locally owned restaurants, this event draws crowds of Alabamians hungry for food and …Read More >
The Cullman Oktoberfest isn’t just an excuse to throw a party, it’s a community celebration of the town’s rich German heritage. Since 1982, Cullman has held this yearly shindig in honor of the German settlers who founded the town. This year, Oktoberfest will run Oct. 5-12 and include numerous free attractions as well as special events with cost of admission.
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Nothing says Gulf Coast flavor quite like fresh-caught shrimp. Celebrate the goodness of the local catch at the annual National Shrimp Festival, held in Gulf Shores Thursday to Sunday, Oct. 10-13. Whether you like shrimp steamed, fried or more adventurously prepared, you’ll find dozens of vendors dishing out the freshest shrimp Alabama has to offer.
Attractions this year include an “Outdoor World” area and a “Shrimp Festival Idol” competition, challenging local high schoolers to …Read More >
They may have come a little late this year due to an unusually chilly spring, but Alabama peaches are finally ready to eat.
Chilton County is the heart of peach country in Alabama — and proud of it, with enough peach-themed events and attractions to keep you coming back all summer. Two popular festivals that celebrate the season of this delicious fruit
are just around the corner: the Chilton County Peach Festival and the Peach …
Each May, Alabama hosts one of the largest and most popular music festivals in the Southeast. Hangout Music Fest returns for its fourth year on the beaches of Gulf Shores May 17-19. Thousands of people flock to hear a large and diverse musical lineup throughout the three-day event, and as a bonus they have the chance to indulge in some of the best eats along Alabama’s Gulf Coast.
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The inaugural Southern Makers event will take place Saturday, May 4, from 2 to 7 p.m. at the historic Union Station Train Shed in Downtown Montgomery. This event is an evolution of 2012’s successful Alabama All Star Food Festival. The highly curated, one-day event will celebrate creativity and innovation in Alabama. All proceeds from Southern Makers will benefit E.A.T. South, a nonprofit organization that encourages healthy lifestyles through education and sustainable food production in urban …Read More >
Everyone loves a good challenge, especially when there’s food involved. These days, you’ll find reality TV shows that revolve around brave souls who travel the country tackling mile-high sandwiches and ginormous milkshakes. Some even make their way to Alabama — and for good reason. From pie eating contests to burger joints with burgers the size of your head, there are plenty of opportunities to challenge your appetite — and your constitution — in Alabama.…Read More >