Bridge Crossing Jubilee – Mar 4-8
of the Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March. Highlights include a
parade, pageant, symposiums, music, Voting Rights Hall of Fame
induction and much more.
George Lindsey/UNA Film Festival – Mar 4-7
by Southeast Tourism Society as one of the Top 20 Events in the
Southeast for the month of March, the George Lindsey UNA Film Festival
is an exciting event consisting of film screenings, panels, discussions
and celebrations throughout the Shoals area.
Cottontail’s Village Arts, Crafts, & Gifts Festival – Mar 5-7
Cottontail’s Village Arts, Crafts, & Gifts Festival
205-836-7178. www.christmasvillagefestival.com. Admission charged.
Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex–With more than 450 booths of
arts, crafts, gifts and food items, this is a great place and time to
purchase Mother’s Day gifts, graduation gifts, and spring decorations.
Fri., 10 a.m.- 8 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.- 7 p.m.; Sun. noon- 5 p.m.
Southeastern Livestock Exposition Rodeo, 53rd Anniversary – Mar 11-13
the 50th anniversary of “The Greatest Show on Dirt.” Competitions
include bull riding and calf roping. Thurs. is Military Night and Fri.
is “Tough Enough to Wear Pink” night.
9th Annual BBQ Championship Hog Wild Festival – Mar 12-13
year, thousands of residents and visitors flock to the Fairgrounds for
this “hog wild” benefit for the United Cerebral Palsy. Live music,
children’s activities, barrel racing, cooking demonstrations and
58th Fairhope Arts & Crafts Festival – Mar 19-21
than 200 exhibitors from throughout the nation will bring their best
works to show and sell at this prestigious juried show. Live
entertainment is set throughout the three-day event and unique cuisine
will be served in the food court. Voted as one of the 100 Best
Predominantly Classic & Contemporary Craft Shows in the nation by
Sunshine Artist Magazine in 2008.
Opp Rattlesnake Rodeo, 50th Annual – Mar 26-27
filled with food, children’s activities, musical entertainment, snake
races, buck dancing, karaoke contests, beauty queens, arts, crafts, and
a headliner concert.
196th Anniversary of Battle of Horseshoe Bend – Mar 27-28
the park’s 51st anniversary and enjoy this festival of culture and
history on the grounds of Alabama’s first national park. Enjoy Creek
hunting camps, military camps, dance, cannon fire demonstrations,
exhibits, and more.
City of Talladega’s 175th Anniversary Celebration – Mar 27
its incorporation 175 years ago with a grand parade, historical play, a
DVD of Talladega’s history shown at our historical Ritz Theatre, bands,
karaoke, and fireworks!
Siege of Bridgeport Re-enactment – Mar 27-28
brings history alive when almost 1,800 re-enactors thrill thousands of
curious visitors and history buffs with their authentic re-creation of
this fateful battle of the Civil War. Also included are period music,
authentic encampment and vendors of historical objects and clothing.