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All the festivals you need to visit over the next few months

It's festival season here in Alabama, and we've got the comprehensive list of all the ones you can't miss. As we head into the summer months, keep some of these great events in mind!

Spring Chicken Festival

The SweetCreek Farm Market is one of the most fun spots for kids and parents alike. Like most of the festivals you’ll see on our list, this one is free as free can be. Live music, barbecue, kids activities, cornhole contests, food and more will take center stage during this Saturday-Sunday event. And it’s right on Pike Road, so if you’re in Montgomery, what do you have to lose?

Where: SweetCreek Farm Market

When: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 27 and 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 28

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TroyFest 2019

TroyFest 2019 is expected to bring in close to 10,000 visitors. It’s a celebration of all things art and is held in honor of artist Jean Lake. There’ll be food, entertainment, and activities for folks of all ages. This one lasts all weekend long, so get out and have fun with the Troy community!

Where: Downtown Troy, AL

When: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 27 and 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 28

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Auburn CityFest 2019

The theme of Auburn CityFest 2019 is “Taking Flight” – and for good reason! The headlining entertainment are “The Skyriders,” a group of Olympic and world champion trampoline acrobats who are performing three times throughout the day. Plus, you’ll find all the food and fun your heart could desire.

Where: Kiesel Park, Auburn, AL

When: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 27

This is a rain or shine event.

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Flimp Festival at the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts

The Flimp Festival is the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts’ annual celebration of “imagination, humor and creativity.” The event’s totally free to attend, and there’ll be numerous Montgomery organizations attending. For instance, the Montgomery Zoo is attending with an “animal experience.” I have no idea what that means, but we’re ready!

Where: Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts

When: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 4

This is a rain or shine event.

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Prattville Cityfest

Prattville’s one of the region’s best and brightest communities, so it makes sense their annual celebration makes it onto our list. Like many of the others on this list, you’ll find arts, crafts, food, and other activities throughout the day. There will also be a free concert offered at the opening ceremony on Friday night, so don’t hesitate on this one!

Where: Downtown Prattville

When: 5:30 p.m. on Friday, May 10 and 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 11

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Chunnenuggee Fair in Union Springs

The Chunnenuggee Fair in Union Springs, AL is the event’s 40th year running. Centered along Prairie Street, the fair will feature an arts and crafts show, live entertainment, cake sale, children’s games, and “lots of food!” This year is the “Year of Alabama Makers,” where local craftsmen, artisans, and artists will be celebrated.

Where: Prairie Street in Union Springs, AL

When: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 11

This is a rain or shine event.

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SpringFest in Brundidge

SpringFest will take over downtown Brundidge with all sorts of vendors, entertainment, food, and family fun. This one’s free to attend and is situated right next to Lake Eufala. Once you’re done with all the festivities, you can go for a swim or experience all the other greatness Brundidge has to offer.

Where: Downtown Brundidge, AL

When: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, 2019

This is a rain or shine event.

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Hank Williams Festival 2019

If there’s one festival on this list that should be known for music, it’s the Hank Williams Festival. It’s the event’s 40th year running, and it’ll feature lots of great music and tons of concessxions. This family-friendly event is sure to be a popular one for those attending. Entry is $15.00 for adults and $5.00 for kids 12 and under.

Where: Hank Williams Memorial Museum, Georgiana, AL

When: 2:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. on Friday, May 31 and 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 1

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If you've got a festival or event that you'd like added to the list, be sure to reach out and contact us on our Central Alabama Weekend Facebook page! You can also use the contact form on the bottom of this page.