Celebrate Alabama Makers
Alabama has a lot of talent, especially in the maker community, where creative folk are “making” what they love. Discover their stories and find inspiration for your own pursuits.
Alabama at a Glance
Dress up your little ghosts and goblins for Boo at Bellingrath, a day of trick-or-treating and Halloween fun! The Gardens will be filled with Halloween-themed inflatables. Area businesses and organizations will be distributing treats and trinkets at stations throughout the Gardens. Food trucks will be on site and the day will include hands-on crafts and activities for children of all ages.
This will be the 75th annual game, and it is the largest attended HBCU Football Classic in the nations, consistently drawing more than 65,000 fans. The game features Alabama A&M University and Alabama State University, and it's the longest continuous rivalry in the state of Alabama.
Festival attendees enjoy an up close and personal concert experience and are often able to learn the stories behind the songs as told by the original author. Venues of all kinds welcome the nearly 200 songwriters that come from around the country and around the world.
The nation's largest peanut festival is held each fall to honor peanut growers and to celebrate the harvest season. Festivities include amusement rides, animal shows, agricultural displays, concerts, beauty pageants, arts and crafts displays, contests, food, a two-hour parade and tons of peanuts.
Held annually on the white sands of the Alabama coastline in the heart of the Gulf Coast, the first weekend of November, this year’s Oyster Cook-off will bring together celebrity chefs from across the U.S. as well as a long list of well-known Gulf coast restaurateurs.