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Saturday, December 1

"An Eclectic Christmas"

Eclectic

"An Eclectic Christmas" .Come join us in December to experience the true story of the first Christmas. In the atmosphere of an outdoor walking trail, you and your guests will be part of live drama that is set during the Roman Empire.334-578-4846. Reservations requested. Falk Farm, 1733 Claud Rd. Eclectic AL 36024. 6 -9:15PM Nightly.

"The Honky Tonk Angels Holiday Spectacular" by Ted Swindley

Union Springs

From the playwright who gave us Hank Williams: Lost Highway and Always...Patsy Cline, Honky Tonk Angels Holiday Spectacular and the Red Door guarantee audiences a great way to begin the Christmas season.

2018 Christmas Arts & Crafts Show

Cullman

Arts and crafts show featuring all handmade items. Booths will include gifts for Christmas giving as well decorating items for the home and yard. Come out to this exciting free event and see what you can obtain for this holiday season!! If you would like to exhibit, visit the Civic Center to pick-up an application or call 256-734-9157.

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

Dec 1-31, Oneonta. Christmas Lights at Palisades Park. 205-274-0017. www.blountcountypark.com. Free. Palisades Park---Drive through the park for the annual Christmas lights extravaganza between 5 and 9 each night in December (closed 12/24 and 12/25).

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

2018 Dollar General Bowl

Mobile

The Dollar General Bowl will be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL in December 2018. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. Visit website or call for exact event date and time.

2018 Millbrook Christmas Festival and Parade

Millbrook

Millbrook Christmas Festival and Parade 334-285-6428. www.cityofmillbrook.org. Free. Main Street (parade) & Festival (Village Green Park)--Join in the spirit of Christmas and celebrate the holiday season during the annual Christmas parade and Arts and Crafts in the park. Village Park will be filled with arts and craft vendors and concessions from local schools from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The parade starts at 2 p.m..

2018 Victorian Front Porch Christmas Tour

Opelika

Visit website for exact event date, locations and event schedule. For these five days in early December, 60 Victorian and historic homes near downtown Opelika are transformed into colorful, nostalgic reminders of Christmas from a simpler, slower-paced era. The homes are adorned with life-sized Santas, angels, toys, carousel horses and other Christmas-themed figures, as well as Christmas lights, bows and greenery. The tour begins at North 8th Street and 2nd Avenue and includes over ten city blocks. Admission to this spectacular production is free. Visit www.AOTourism.com for details.

48th Annual Montgomery Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Montgomery

Dealers will have beads, crystals, geodes, rough, cabochons, gem stones, finished jewelry, tools, supplies, and mineral and fossil specimens. Club members will display their individual collections and will give demonstrations on gem and rock cutting, faceting, and cabochon making.

Alabaster Christmas Parade

Alabaster

Alabaster's Annual Christmas Parade is one of the largest in the state with over 100 entries. There will be dancers, music, cars and trucks, motorcycles, horses, Santa, and lots of candy.

Artist Market 2018

Columbiana

Artist Market features work by members of the Shelby County Arts Council.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

The Christmas spirit has arrived to Big Spring Park with beautiful trees, special events and more for the family to stroll and enjoy.

Birmingham Bowl 2018

Birmingham

Visit website for exact event date. 205-733-3776, ext. 101. birminghambowl.com. Admission charged. Legion Field--The game will feature a team from the American Athletic Conference against a team from the Southeastern Conference and will be televised nationally at 1 p.m. CT, 2 p.m. ET.

Camellia and Winter Blooming Azalea Show

Wetumpka

Enjoy 20 acres filled with mature camellias in bloom with the beautiful colors of Alabama's State Flower. A unique variety of azaleas also surprise visitors during periods of above -freezing weather. Winter annual flower beds add to this garden filled with classical statuary, fountains and pools. Jasmine Hill is open on Fridays and Saturdays from 9 AM to 5 PM, Sundays from noon to 5 PM.

Christmas In The Park

Arab

Nov 23-December 31, Arab. Christmas in the Park. 256-586-3138. www.arab-chamber.org. Free. Arab City Park See more than two million holiday lights while walking the park trails. Daily at dusk.

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the zoo lit with an array of large light displays.

Christmas on the River 2018

Demopolis

Christmas on the River is an annual event in Demopolis. We celebrate with a "Special child" and the announcement of our "St. Nick". We have a reading of the Christmas Story and lighting of the park with a Santa visit, then on Friday and Saturday we have Christmas in the Canebrake, candlelit tours of historical homes, Canebrake children's plays, the Alabama State BBQ Cook-Off, Fair in the Square arts and crafts show, a day parade and a nautical night parade with a fireworks show and semi-formal Gala on the Tombigbee.

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

Holiday Festivities that take place in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan during the Christmas Holidays. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

Eufaula Christmas Tour of Homes 2018

Eufaula

Eufaula Christmas Tour of Homes. 334-687-3793. www.eufaulapilgrimage.com. Fee for attractions only. Downtown---An enchanting tour of the South's finest homes draped in holiday cheer. 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Happy Birthday Alabama Presentation

Orrville

Celebrate Alabama's birthday at the site of its first permanent state capital. Gain new insight into Capital era Cahawba and early statehood while we sort bicentennial facts from fiction.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

New Holiday Event

Huntsville

A brand new Holiday experience coming to Huntsville in 2018! Stay tuned to our facebook page: www.facebook.com/EarlyWorksMuseums and website: www.earlyworks.com for more info to come!

Pepper Place Saturday Market 2018

Birmingham

Pepper Place Saturday Market. 205-490-3176. pepperplacemarket.com. Pepper Place, 2829 2nd Ave. S.--Farmer's market with fresh fruits and vegetables, live music, cooking demonstrations and more. 7 a.m.-noon.

Plantation Christmas at Belle Mont

Tuscumbia

Christmas at Belle Mont Mansion c.1828 Holiday event reminiscent of the "Old South" with traditional live decorations, period Christmas music, vintage ballroom dancing, and homemade refreshments.

Santa In The Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop in the Hunt School where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the Smith Country Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Phillips Blacksmith, and so much more. Contact the Arab Chamber of Commerce at 256-586-3138. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 23-Dec. 12, 2018; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit website or call for exact event dates and schedule. Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

Inspired by The Alabama Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and Museum will showcase its Linn-Henley Gallery exhibition from June 2017 through December 2018. Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing tells hair-raising stories and brings to life the impact that auto racing in Alabama had on the region and national scenes. Join us as we relive this thrilling piece of Alabama history with “driving by the seat of your pants wasn’t a figure of speech” and learn why this legacy is the foundation for auto racing in Alabama today.

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more. Call or visit website for exact dates and times

Sugarplum Marketplace

Florence

An annual holiday shopping marketplace

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

The Tinsel Trail is a free display of live Christmas trees in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park annually each December. www.tinseltrail.com

Sunday, December 2

"An Eclectic Christmas"

Eclectic

"An Eclectic Christmas" .Come join us in December to experience the true story of the first Christmas. In the atmosphere of an outdoor walking trail, you and your guests will be part of live drama that is set during the Roman Empire.334-578-4846. Reservations requested. Falk Farm, 1733 Claud Rd. Eclectic AL 36024. 6 -9:15PM Nightly.

"The Honky Tonk Angels Holiday Spectacular" by Ted Swindley

Union Springs

From the playwright who gave us Hank Williams: Lost Highway and Always...Patsy Cline, Honky Tonk Angels Holiday Spectacular and the Red Door guarantee audiences a great way to begin the Christmas season.

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

Dec 1-31, Oneonta. Christmas Lights at Palisades Park. 205-274-0017. www.blountcountypark.com. Free. Palisades Park---Drive through the park for the annual Christmas lights extravaganza between 5 and 9 each night in December (closed 12/24 and 12/25).

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

2018 Dollar General Bowl

Mobile

The Dollar General Bowl will be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL in December 2018. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. Visit website or call for exact event date and time.

2018 Victorian Front Porch Christmas Tour

Opelika

Visit website for exact event date, locations and event schedule. For these five days in early December, 60 Victorian and historic homes near downtown Opelika are transformed into colorful, nostalgic reminders of Christmas from a simpler, slower-paced era. The homes are adorned with life-sized Santas, angels, toys, carousel horses and other Christmas-themed figures, as well as Christmas lights, bows and greenery. The tour begins at North 8th Street and 2nd Avenue and includes over ten city blocks. Admission to this spectacular production is free. Visit www.AOTourism.com for details.

48th Annual Montgomery Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Montgomery

Dealers will have beads, crystals, geodes, rough, cabochons, gem stones, finished jewelry, tools, supplies, and mineral and fossil specimens. Club members will display their individual collections and will give demonstrations on gem and rock cutting, faceting, and cabochon making.

Advent Lessons and Carols

Birmingham

A service of readings, hymns and choral anthems, sung by the Cathedral Choirs, to celebrate the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

The Christmas spirit has arrived to Big Spring Park with beautiful trees, special events and more for the family to stroll and enjoy.

Birmingham Bowl 2018

Birmingham

Visit website for exact event date. 205-733-3776, ext. 101. birminghambowl.com. Admission charged. Legion Field--The game will feature a team from the American Athletic Conference against a team from the Southeastern Conference and will be televised nationally at 1 p.m. CT, 2 p.m. ET.

Christmas In The Park

Arab

Nov 23-December 31, Arab. Christmas in the Park. 256-586-3138. www.arab-chamber.org. Free. Arab City Park See more than two million holiday lights while walking the park trails. Daily at dusk.

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the zoo lit with an array of large light displays.

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

Holiday Festivities that take place in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan during the Christmas Holidays. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

New Holiday Event

Huntsville

A brand new Holiday experience coming to Huntsville in 2018! Stay tuned to our facebook page: www.facebook.com/EarlyWorksMuseums and website: www.earlyworks.com for more info to come!

Perry County Historical Home Tour 2018

Marion

Annual Tour of Historic Homes & Buildings throughout Perry County, sponsored by Perry County Historical and Preservation Society. See old homes, churches, and cemeteries. Shop for local handmade art, crafts, and foods including Mennonite baked goods. 12:30-5:00 pm. 334-292-0319

Santa In The Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop in the Hunt School where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the Smith Country Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Phillips Blacksmith, and so much more. Contact the Arab Chamber of Commerce at 256-586-3138. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 23-Dec. 12, 2018; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit website or call for exact event dates and schedule. Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

Inspired by The Alabama Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and Museum will showcase its Linn-Henley Gallery exhibition from June 2017 through December 2018. Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing tells hair-raising stories and brings to life the impact that auto racing in Alabama had on the region and national scenes. Join us as we relive this thrilling piece of Alabama history with “driving by the seat of your pants wasn’t a figure of speech” and learn why this legacy is the foundation for auto racing in Alabama today.

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more. Call or visit website for exact dates and times

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

The Tinsel Trail is a free display of live Christmas trees in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park annually each December. www.tinseltrail.com

Monday, December 3

"An Eclectic Christmas"

Eclectic

"An Eclectic Christmas" .Come join us in December to experience the true story of the first Christmas. In the atmosphere of an outdoor walking trail, you and your guests will be part of live drama that is set during the Roman Empire.334-578-4846. Reservations requested. Falk Farm, 1733 Claud Rd. Eclectic AL 36024. 6 -9:15PM Nightly.

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

Dec 1-31, Oneonta. Christmas Lights at Palisades Park. 205-274-0017. www.blountcountypark.com. Free. Palisades Park---Drive through the park for the annual Christmas lights extravaganza between 5 and 9 each night in December (closed 12/24 and 12/25).

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

2018 Dollar General Bowl

Mobile

The Dollar General Bowl will be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL in December 2018. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. Visit website or call for exact event date and time.

2018 Governor's Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours

Montgomery

Governor's Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours 2018. www.alabama.travel. Free. 1142 S. Perry St.--Dec. 3, 10 and 17, 2018 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The 1907 Governor's Mansion will be decorated and filled with the spirit of the season. Pick up tickets at the Gift Shop across the street.

2018 Victorian Front Porch Christmas Tour

Opelika

Visit website for exact event date, locations and event schedule. For these five days in early December, 60 Victorian and historic homes near downtown Opelika are transformed into colorful, nostalgic reminders of Christmas from a simpler, slower-paced era. The homes are adorned with life-sized Santas, angels, toys, carousel horses and other Christmas-themed figures, as well as Christmas lights, bows and greenery. The tour begins at North 8th Street and 2nd Avenue and includes over ten city blocks. Admission to this spectacular production is free. Visit www.AOTourism.com for details.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

The Christmas spirit has arrived to Big Spring Park with beautiful trees, special events and more for the family to stroll and enjoy.

Birmingham Bowl 2018

Birmingham

Visit website for exact event date. 205-733-3776, ext. 101. birminghambowl.com. Admission charged. Legion Field--The game will feature a team from the American Athletic Conference against a team from the Southeastern Conference and will be televised nationally at 1 p.m. CT, 2 p.m. ET.

Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Christmas Season

Mobile

Dec Mobile . Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Decorated for Christmas! . 251-471-6364. www.braggmitchellmansion.com. Admission charged. 1906 Springhill Ave.--Tour the Mansion with traditional decorations adorning each room. The gift shop will be open. 10 a.m.-4 p.m ., Tues. - Fri. with last tour at 3 p.m.

Christmas In The Park

Arab

Nov 23-December 31, Arab. Christmas in the Park. 256-586-3138. www.arab-chamber.org. Free. Arab City Park See more than two million holiday lights while walking the park trails. Daily at dusk.

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

Holiday Festivities that take place in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan during the Christmas Holidays. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Holiday Festival 2018

Selma

Holiday Festival. 334-412-8550. www.SelmaAlabama.com. Free. A community celebration of the holiday season.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

New Holiday Event

Huntsville

A brand new Holiday experience coming to Huntsville in 2018! Stay tuned to our facebook page: www.facebook.com/EarlyWorksMuseums and website: www.earlyworks.com for more info to come!

Santa In The Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop in the Hunt School where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the Smith Country Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Phillips Blacksmith, and so much more. Contact the Arab Chamber of Commerce at 256-586-3138. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 23-Dec. 12, 2018; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit website or call for exact event dates and schedule. Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

Inspired by The Alabama Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and Museum will showcase its Linn-Henley Gallery exhibition from June 2017 through December 2018. Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing tells hair-raising stories and brings to life the impact that auto racing in Alabama had on the region and national scenes. Join us as we relive this thrilling piece of Alabama history with “driving by the seat of your pants wasn’t a figure of speech” and learn why this legacy is the foundation for auto racing in Alabama today.

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more. Call or visit website for exact dates and times

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

The Tinsel Trail is a free display of live Christmas trees in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park annually each December. www.tinseltrail.com

Tuesday, December 4

"An Eclectic Christmas"

Eclectic

"An Eclectic Christmas" .Come join us in December to experience the true story of the first Christmas. In the atmosphere of an outdoor walking trail, you and your guests will be part of live drama that is set during the Roman Empire.334-578-4846. Reservations requested. Falk Farm, 1733 Claud Rd. Eclectic AL 36024. 6 -9:15PM Nightly.

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

Dec 1-31, Oneonta. Christmas Lights at Palisades Park. 205-274-0017. www.blountcountypark.com. Free. Palisades Park---Drive through the park for the annual Christmas lights extravaganza between 5 and 9 each night in December (closed 12/24 and 12/25).

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

2018 Dickens Downtown

Northport

Dickens Downtown. 205-758-8651 Downtown--Victorian Christmas celebration with caroling and period decorations and characters.

2018 Dollar General Bowl

Mobile

The Dollar General Bowl will be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL in December 2018. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. Visit website or call for exact event date and time.

2018 Governor's Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours

Montgomery

Governor's Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours 2018. www.alabama.travel. Free. 1142 S. Perry St.--Dec. 3, 10 and 17, 2018 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The 1907 Governor's Mansion will be decorated and filled with the spirit of the season. Pick up tickets at the Gift Shop across the street.

2018 Victorian Front Porch Christmas Tour

Opelika

Visit website for exact event date, locations and event schedule. For these five days in early December, 60 Victorian and historic homes near downtown Opelika are transformed into colorful, nostalgic reminders of Christmas from a simpler, slower-paced era. The homes are adorned with life-sized Santas, angels, toys, carousel horses and other Christmas-themed figures, as well as Christmas lights, bows and greenery. The tour begins at North 8th Street and 2nd Avenue and includes over ten city blocks. Admission to this spectacular production is free. Visit www.AOTourism.com for details.

A Colonial Christmas Lunch & Tour

Montevallo

Enjoy a Colonial Christmas at the American Village in Montevallo, AL. Meet patriots of the past, stroll the campus, and share a meal with Martha Washington.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

The Christmas spirit has arrived to Big Spring Park with beautiful trees, special events and more for the family to stroll and enjoy.

Birmingham Bowl 2018

Birmingham

Visit website for exact event date. 205-733-3776, ext. 101. birminghambowl.com. Admission charged. Legion Field--The game will feature a team from the American Athletic Conference against a team from the Southeastern Conference and will be televised nationally at 1 p.m. CT, 2 p.m. ET.

Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Christmas Season

Mobile

Dec Mobile . Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Decorated for Christmas! . 251-471-6364. www.braggmitchellmansion.com. Admission charged. 1906 Springhill Ave.--Tour the Mansion with traditional decorations adorning each room. The gift shop will be open. 10 a.m.-4 p.m ., Tues. - Fri. with last tour at 3 p.m.

Christmas In The Park

Arab

Nov 23-December 31, Arab. Christmas in the Park. 256-586-3138. www.arab-chamber.org. Free. Arab City Park See more than two million holiday lights while walking the park trails. Daily at dusk.

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

Holiday Festivities that take place in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan during the Christmas Holidays. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Holiday Festival 2018

Selma

Holiday Festival. 334-412-8550. www.SelmaAlabama.com. Free. A community celebration of the holiday season.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

New Holiday Event

Huntsville

A brand new Holiday experience coming to Huntsville in 2018! Stay tuned to our facebook page: www.facebook.com/EarlyWorksMuseums and website: www.earlyworks.com for more info to come!

Rappelling Adventure

Fort Payne

Rappelling in Northeast Alabama

Santa In The Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop in the Hunt School where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the Smith Country Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Phillips Blacksmith, and so much more. Contact the Arab Chamber of Commerce at 256-586-3138. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 23-Dec. 12, 2018; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit website or call for exact event dates and schedule. Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

Inspired by The Alabama Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and Museum will showcase its Linn-Henley Gallery exhibition from June 2017 through December 2018. Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing tells hair-raising stories and brings to life the impact that auto racing in Alabama had on the region and national scenes. Join us as we relive this thrilling piece of Alabama history with “driving by the seat of your pants wasn’t a figure of speech” and learn why this legacy is the foundation for auto racing in Alabama today.

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more. Call or visit website for exact dates and times

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

The Tinsel Trail is a free display of live Christmas trees in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park annually each December. www.tinseltrail.com

Wednesday, December 5

"An Eclectic Christmas"

Eclectic

"An Eclectic Christmas" .Come join us in December to experience the true story of the first Christmas. In the atmosphere of an outdoor walking trail, you and your guests will be part of live drama that is set during the Roman Empire.334-578-4846. Reservations requested. Falk Farm, 1733 Claud Rd. Eclectic AL 36024. 6 -9:15PM Nightly.

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

Dec 1-31, Oneonta. Christmas Lights at Palisades Park. 205-274-0017. www.blountcountypark.com. Free. Palisades Park---Drive through the park for the annual Christmas lights extravaganza between 5 and 9 each night in December (closed 12/24 and 12/25).

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

2018 Dollar General Bowl

Mobile

The Dollar General Bowl will be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL in December 2018. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. Visit website or call for exact event date and time.

2018 Governor's Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours

Montgomery

Governor's Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours 2018. www.alabama.travel. Free. 1142 S. Perry St.--Dec. 3, 10 and 17, 2018 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The 1907 Governor's Mansion will be decorated and filled with the spirit of the season. Pick up tickets at the Gift Shop across the street.

2018 Victorian Front Porch Christmas Tour

Opelika

Visit website for exact event date, locations and event schedule. For these five days in early December, 60 Victorian and historic homes near downtown Opelika are transformed into colorful, nostalgic reminders of Christmas from a simpler, slower-paced era. The homes are adorned with life-sized Santas, angels, toys, carousel horses and other Christmas-themed figures, as well as Christmas lights, bows and greenery. The tour begins at North 8th Street and 2nd Avenue and includes over ten city blocks. Admission to this spectacular production is free. Visit www.AOTourism.com for details.

A Colonial Christmas Lunch & Tour

Montevallo

Enjoy a Colonial Christmas at the American Village in Montevallo, AL. Meet patriots of the past, stroll the campus, and share a meal with Martha Washington.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

The Christmas spirit has arrived to Big Spring Park with beautiful trees, special events and more for the family to stroll and enjoy.

Birmingham Bowl 2018

Birmingham

Visit website for exact event date. 205-733-3776, ext. 101. birminghambowl.com. Admission charged. Legion Field--The game will feature a team from the American Athletic Conference against a team from the Southeastern Conference and will be televised nationally at 1 p.m. CT, 2 p.m. ET.

Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Christmas Season

Mobile

Dec Mobile . Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Decorated for Christmas! . 251-471-6364. www.braggmitchellmansion.com. Admission charged. 1906 Springhill Ave.--Tour the Mansion with traditional decorations adorning each room. The gift shop will be open. 10 a.m.-4 p.m ., Tues. - Fri. with last tour at 3 p.m.

Christmas In The Park

Arab

Nov 23-December 31, Arab. Christmas in the Park. 256-586-3138. www.arab-chamber.org. Free. Arab City Park See more than two million holiday lights while walking the park trails. Daily at dusk.

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

Holiday Festivities that take place in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan during the Christmas Holidays. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Holiday Festival 2018

Selma

Holiday Festival. 334-412-8550. www.SelmaAlabama.com. Free. A community celebration of the holiday season.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

New Holiday Event

Huntsville

A brand new Holiday experience coming to Huntsville in 2018! Stay tuned to our facebook page: www.facebook.com/EarlyWorksMuseums and website: www.earlyworks.com for more info to come!

Santa In The Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop in the Hunt School where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the Smith Country Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Phillips Blacksmith, and so much more. Contact the Arab Chamber of Commerce at 256-586-3138. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 23-Dec. 12, 2018; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit website or call for exact event dates and schedule. Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

Inspired by The Alabama Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and Museum will showcase its Linn-Henley Gallery exhibition from June 2017 through December 2018. Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing tells hair-raising stories and brings to life the impact that auto racing in Alabama had on the region and national scenes. Join us as we relive this thrilling piece of Alabama history with “driving by the seat of your pants wasn’t a figure of speech” and learn why this legacy is the foundation for auto racing in Alabama today.

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more. Call or visit website for exact dates and times

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

The Tinsel Trail is a free display of live Christmas trees in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park annually each December. www.tinseltrail.com

Thursday, December 6

"An Eclectic Christmas"

Eclectic

"An Eclectic Christmas" .Come join us in December to experience the true story of the first Christmas. In the atmosphere of an outdoor walking trail, you and your guests will be part of live drama that is set during the Roman Empire.334-578-4846. Reservations requested. Falk Farm, 1733 Claud Rd. Eclectic AL 36024. 6 -9:15PM Nightly.

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

Dec 1-31, Oneonta. Christmas Lights at Palisades Park. 205-274-0017. www.blountcountypark.com. Free. Palisades Park---Drive through the park for the annual Christmas lights extravaganza between 5 and 9 each night in December (closed 12/24 and 12/25).

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

2018 Dollar General Bowl

Mobile

The Dollar General Bowl will be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL in December 2018. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. Visit website or call for exact event date and time.

2018 Governor's Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours

Montgomery

Governor's Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours 2018. www.alabama.travel. Free. 1142 S. Perry St.--Dec. 3, 10 and 17, 2018 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The 1907 Governor's Mansion will be decorated and filled with the spirit of the season. Pick up tickets at the Gift Shop across the street.

2018 Victorian Front Porch Christmas Tour

Opelika

Visit website for exact event date, locations and event schedule. For these five days in early December, 60 Victorian and historic homes near downtown Opelika are transformed into colorful, nostalgic reminders of Christmas from a simpler, slower-paced era. The homes are adorned with life-sized Santas, angels, toys, carousel horses and other Christmas-themed figures, as well as Christmas lights, bows and greenery. The tour begins at North 8th Street and 2nd Avenue and includes over ten city blocks. Admission to this spectacular production is free. Visit www.AOTourism.com for details.

A Colonial Christmas Lunch & Tour

Montevallo

Enjoy a Colonial Christmas at the American Village in Montevallo, AL. Meet patriots of the past, stroll the campus, and share a meal with Martha Washington.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

The Christmas spirit has arrived to Big Spring Park with beautiful trees, special events and more for the family to stroll and enjoy.

Birmingham Bowl 2018

Birmingham

Visit website for exact event date. 205-733-3776, ext. 101. birminghambowl.com. Admission charged. Legion Field--The game will feature a team from the American Athletic Conference against a team from the Southeastern Conference and will be televised nationally at 1 p.m. CT, 2 p.m. ET.

Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Christmas Season

Mobile

Dec Mobile . Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Decorated for Christmas! . 251-471-6364. www.braggmitchellmansion.com. Admission charged. 1906 Springhill Ave.--Tour the Mansion with traditional decorations adorning each room. The gift shop will be open. 10 a.m.-4 p.m ., Tues. - Fri. with last tour at 3 p.m.

Christmas In The Park

Arab

Nov 23-December 31, Arab. Christmas in the Park. 256-586-3138. www.arab-chamber.org. Free. Arab City Park See more than two million holiday lights while walking the park trails. Daily at dusk.

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

Holiday Festivities that take place in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan during the Christmas Holidays. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Grove Hill Christmas Parade

Grove Hill

Christmas Parade at 4 pm followed by Santa, food, games, arts and crafts for children and lots more.

Holiday Festival 2018

Selma

Holiday Festival. 334-412-8550. www.SelmaAlabama.com. Free. A community celebration of the holiday season.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

New Holiday Event

Huntsville

A brand new Holiday experience coming to Huntsville in 2018! Stay tuned to our facebook page: www.facebook.com/EarlyWorksMuseums and website: www.earlyworks.com for more info to come!

Santa In The Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop in the Hunt School where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the Smith Country Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Phillips Blacksmith, and so much more. Contact the Arab Chamber of Commerce at 256-586-3138. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 23-Dec. 12, 2018; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit website or call for exact event dates and schedule. Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

Inspired by The Alabama Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and Museum will showcase its Linn-Henley Gallery exhibition from June 2017 through December 2018. Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing tells hair-raising stories and brings to life the impact that auto racing in Alabama had on the region and national scenes. Join us as we relive this thrilling piece of Alabama history with “driving by the seat of your pants wasn’t a figure of speech” and learn why this legacy is the foundation for auto racing in Alabama today.

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more. Call or visit website for exact dates and times

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

The Tinsel Trail is a free display of live Christmas trees in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park annually each December. www.tinseltrail.com

Friday, December 7

"An Eclectic Christmas"

Eclectic

"An Eclectic Christmas" .Come join us in December to experience the true story of the first Christmas. In the atmosphere of an outdoor walking trail, you and your guests will be part of live drama that is set during the Roman Empire.334-578-4846. Reservations requested. Falk Farm, 1733 Claud Rd. Eclectic AL 36024. 6 -9:15PM Nightly.

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

Dec 1-31, Oneonta. Christmas Lights at Palisades Park. 205-274-0017. www.blountcountypark.com. Free. Palisades Park---Drive through the park for the annual Christmas lights extravaganza between 5 and 9 each night in December (closed 12/24 and 12/25).

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

2018 Dollar General Bowl

Mobile

The Dollar General Bowl will be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL in December 2018. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. Visit website or call for exact event date and time.

2018 Governor's Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours

Montgomery

Governor's Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours 2018. www.alabama.travel. Free. 1142 S. Perry St.--Dec. 3, 10 and 17, 2018 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The 1907 Governor's Mansion will be decorated and filled with the spirit of the season. Pick up tickets at the Gift Shop across the street.

2018 Victorian Front Porch Christmas Tour

Opelika

Visit website for exact event date, locations and event schedule. For these five days in early December, 60 Victorian and historic homes near downtown Opelika are transformed into colorful, nostalgic reminders of Christmas from a simpler, slower-paced era. The homes are adorned with life-sized Santas, angels, toys, carousel horses and other Christmas-themed figures, as well as Christmas lights, bows and greenery. The tour begins at North 8th Street and 2nd Avenue and includes over ten city blocks. Admission to this spectacular production is free. Visit www.AOTourism.com for details.

36th Annual Christmas Fest

Bay Minette

A time-honored tradition featuring arts and crafts vendors, live music, food vendors, kid's activities and the annual Christmas parade. Friday evening is always a draw with the Ping Pong Ball Drop where many wonderful prizes are up for grabs! Sponsored by the North Baldwin Chamber of Commerce, this signature event promises to be a memorable one.

A Chili Country Christmas 2018

Brundidge

"A Chili Country Christmas" has become a holiday tradition at the We Piddle Around Theater in Brundidge. Pots of piping hot chili with all the fixin's are served family-style at the historic theater, which was a Works Progress Administration project of 1940. Preshow, musicians strum dulcimers, fiddles and banjos, bringing to you the songs of the season. Then master storytellers from across the country take center stage and weave their magic with the spoken word. It's Christmas as it should be – simple and simply magical.

A Colonial Christmas Lunch & Tour

Montevallo

Enjoy a Colonial Christmas at the American Village in Montevallo, AL. Meet patriots of the past, stroll the campus, and share a meal with Martha Washington.

Annual Christmas Concert with Prattville Pops and Chorus

Prattville

The Annual Christmas Concert features the Pops Concert and Jazz Bands and the Community Chorus performing songs of the holidays.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

The Christmas spirit has arrived to Big Spring Park with beautiful trees, special events and more for the family to stroll and enjoy.

Birmingham Bowl 2018

Birmingham

Visit website for exact event date. 205-733-3776, ext. 101. birminghambowl.com. Admission charged. Legion Field--The game will feature a team from the American Athletic Conference against a team from the Southeastern Conference and will be televised nationally at 1 p.m. CT, 2 p.m. ET.

Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Christmas Season

Mobile

Dec Mobile . Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Decorated for Christmas! . 251-471-6364. www.braggmitchellmansion.com. Admission charged. 1906 Springhill Ave.--Tour the Mansion with traditional decorations adorning each room. The gift shop will be open. 10 a.m.-4 p.m ., Tues. - Fri. with last tour at 3 p.m.

Christmas In The Park

Arab

Nov 23-December 31, Arab. Christmas in the Park. 256-586-3138. www.arab-chamber.org. Free. Arab City Park See more than two million holiday lights while walking the park trails. Daily at dusk.

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Christmas at Arlington

Birmingham

Celebrate with Arlington's staff and volunteers as they celebrate Christmas Open House. See local designers transform the interior into replications of Christmas past. Fri, Hanging of the Green Candlelight Tour and Reception 6-9; Sat., 10 a.m.-4:00 p.m.; Sun., 1-4 p.m.

Christmas in the Park

Foley

Christmas carols, Santa and lighting of the Christmas Tree. Call (251) 943-1300 for more information. www.visityfoley.org

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

Holiday Festivities that take place in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan during the Christmas Holidays. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

December First Friday

Gadsden

Join us in Downtown Gadsden for the December First Friday from 5pm-8pm.

Dickens Christmas Feast

Tuscumbia

A Holiday dinner with the Charles Dickens novel, "A Christmas Carol."

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Holiday Festival 2018

Selma

Holiday Festival. 334-412-8550. www.SelmaAlabama.com. Free. A community celebration of the holiday season.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

Merry Market Unique Gifts and Arts & Crafts Expo

Orange Beach

Thursday, December 10th--Preview Party Friday, December 11th 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Saturday, December 12th 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

New Holiday Event

Huntsville

A brand new Holiday experience coming to Huntsville in 2018! Stay tuned to our facebook page: www.facebook.com/EarlyWorksMuseums and website: www.earlyworks.com for more info to come!

Pioneer Museum - Ole Time Christmas 2018

Troy

The magic of the Christmas season is brought to life and the treasured simplicity returns.

Rock Climbing Adventure

Fort Payne

Climb the sandstone cliffs of Alabama

Santa In The Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop in the Hunt School where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the Smith Country Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Phillips Blacksmith, and so much more. Contact the Arab Chamber of Commerce at 256-586-3138. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 23-Dec. 12, 2018; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit website or call for exact event dates and schedule. Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

Inspired by The Alabama Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and Museum will showcase its Linn-Henley Gallery exhibition from June 2017 through December 2018. Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing tells hair-raising stories and brings to life the impact that auto racing in Alabama had on the region and national scenes. Join us as we relive this thrilling piece of Alabama history with “driving by the seat of your pants wasn’t a figure of speech” and learn why this legacy is the foundation for auto racing in Alabama today.

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more. Call or visit website for exact dates and times

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

The Tinsel Trail is a free display of live Christmas trees in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park annually each December. www.tinseltrail.com

Zip Line

Fort Payne

A fun adventure zipping through the trees

Saturday, December 8

"An Eclectic Christmas"

Eclectic

"An Eclectic Christmas" .Come join us in December to experience the true story of the first Christmas. In the atmosphere of an outdoor walking trail, you and your guests will be part of live drama that is set during the Roman Empire.334-578-4846. Reservations requested. Falk Farm, 1733 Claud Rd. Eclectic AL 36024. 6 -9:15PM Nightly.

"Dickens Christmas Y'all"

Tuscumbia

In Historic Downtown Tuscumbia, a holiday festival reminiscent of the holiday classic “A Christmas Carol”, Carriage rides, snow falling, music, arts & crafts and food vendors.

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

Dec 1-31, Oneonta. Christmas Lights at Palisades Park. 205-274-0017. www.blountcountypark.com. Free. Palisades Park---Drive through the park for the annual Christmas lights extravaganza between 5 and 9 each night in December (closed 12/24 and 12/25).

2018 Christmas at Ivy Green

Tuscumbia

Christmas at Ivy Green. 256-383-0783. www.helenkellerbirthplace.org. Admission charged. Ivy Green, 300 North Commons W.--Live holiday decorations decorate the historic birthplace and home of Helen Keller. 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

2018 Dollar General Bowl

Mobile

The Dollar General Bowl will be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL in December 2018. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. Visit website or call for exact event date and time.

2018 Florala Christmas in the South Parade

Florala

Christmas parade in downtown Florala, 5 pm.

2018 Governor's Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours

Montgomery

Governor's Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours 2018. www.alabama.travel. Free. 1142 S. Perry St.--Dec. 3, 10 and 17, 2018 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The 1907 Governor's Mansion will be decorated and filled with the spirit of the season. Pick up tickets at the Gift Shop across the street.

2018 Mooresville Holiday Home Tour and Progressive Dinner

Mooresville

The 1818 village of Mooresville offers a holiday tour of the historic buildings and five private homes decorated for the season. Homes open & shopping available 2 to 6. Salad in Brick Church. Dinner seatings at 3:30 and 4:45 in town square. Dessert and coffee in Peebles' barn. Reservations required. $75 per person. www.mooresvilleal.com. Click on Holiday Dinner in the menu. Or call 256-355-2683

2018 Parade of Lights

Rogersville

Joe Wheeler State Park Parade of Lights. Boat Parade Starts at 6PM

2018 Victorian Front Porch Christmas Tour

Opelika

Visit website for exact event date, locations and event schedule. For these five days in early December, 60 Victorian and historic homes near downtown Opelika are transformed into colorful, nostalgic reminders of Christmas from a simpler, slower-paced era. The homes are adorned with life-sized Santas, angels, toys, carousel horses and other Christmas-themed figures, as well as Christmas lights, bows and greenery. The tour begins at North 8th Street and 2nd Avenue and includes over ten city blocks. Admission to this spectacular production is free. Visit www.AOTourism.com for details.

25th Annual “Christmas through the Ages” at Fort Gaines

Dauphin Island

Surround yourself with history at Fort Gaines! Completed in 1861, visitors delight at this site of The Battle of Mobile Bay. Explore the grounds while hearing stories of days gone by watching live reenactments.

36th Annual Christmas Fest

Bay Minette

A time-honored tradition featuring arts and crafts vendors, live music, food vendors, kid's activities and the annual Christmas parade. Friday evening is always a draw with the Ping Pong Ball Drop where many wonderful prizes are up for grabs! Sponsored by the North Baldwin Chamber of Commerce, this signature event promises to be a memorable one.

Alabama Wildlife Center's Holiday Craft and Bake Sale

Hoover

Holiday-themed crafts and ornaments, handmade jewelry, gifts with a natural theme, jams, jellies, preserves, baked goods,frozen casseroles, and smoked meat, visit with Santa, just in time for the holidays.

Annual Christmas Lighted Boat Parade 2018

Gulf Shores

Christmas Lighted Boat Parade held on the 2nd Saturday in December each year. Beginning at 5:00pm, the parade travels the Intracoastal Waterway Canal and ends approximately around 8:30pm.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

The Christmas spirit has arrived to Big Spring Park with beautiful trees, special events and more for the family to stroll and enjoy.

Ball of Christmas Past

Tuscumbia

Everyone is welcome for an evening of English country dancing music of the Regency Time period.

Birmingham Bowl 2018

Birmingham

Visit website for exact event date. 205-733-3776, ext. 101. birminghambowl.com. Admission charged. Legion Field--The game will feature a team from the American Athletic Conference against a team from the Southeastern Conference and will be televised nationally at 1 p.m. CT, 2 p.m. ET.

Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Christmas Season

Mobile

Dec Mobile . Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Decorated for Christmas! . 251-471-6364. www.braggmitchellmansion.com. Admission charged. 1906 Springhill Ave.--Tour the Mansion with traditional decorations adorning each room. The gift shop will be open. 10 a.m.-4 p.m ., Tues. - Fri. with last tour at 3 p.m.

Camellia and Winter Blooming Azalea Show

Wetumpka

Enjoy 20 acres filled with mature camellias in bloom with the beautiful colors of Alabama's State Flower. A unique variety of azaleas also surprise visitors during periods of above -freezing weather. Winter annual flower beds add to this garden filled with classical statuary, fountains and pools. Jasmine Hill is open on Fridays and Saturdays from 9 AM to 5 PM, Sundays from noon to 5 PM.

Christmas In The Park

Arab

Nov 23-December 31, Arab. Christmas in the Park. 256-586-3138. www.arab-chamber.org. Free. Arab City Park See more than two million holiday lights while walking the park trails. Daily at dusk.

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Christmas Tour of Homes

Decatur

The Historic Decatur Christmas Tour is held the second Saturday in December each year: During this time many of the homes in Decatur’s historic districts open their doors for public tours.

Christmas at Arlington

Birmingham

Celebrate with Arlington's staff and volunteers as they celebrate Christmas Open House. See local designers transform the interior into replications of Christmas past. Fri, Hanging of the Green Candlelight Tour and Reception 6-9; Sat., 10 a.m.-4:00 p.m.; Sun., 1-4 p.m.

Christmas at Helen Keller Birthplace

Tuscumbia

Christmas at Helen Keller Birthplace. 256-383-4066. www.helenkellerbirthplace.org. Admission charged. Helen Keller Birthplace and Home--See the beautiful live holiday decorations adorning the historic birthplace and home of "America's First Lady of Courage".

Christmas on the Coosa

Wetumpka

Christmas extravaganza with arts & crafts, parade,food, quilt show,classic car show,entertainment and activities on the Coosa River culminating with a spectacular fireworks exhibition at dusk.

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

Holiday Festivities that take place in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan during the Christmas Holidays. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Holiday Art Sale 2018

Auburn

The Annual Holiday Art Sale will be held at the Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center and Harris Center. This event features a variety of handmade goods from over 60 artists. Worried about that holiday gift list? Never fear. This festive and unique shopping experience features works by local and regional artists. Handmade items available for purchase include pottery, paintings, photography, pet goods, jewelry, wood-turned items, gourmet foods, embroidered and appliqued goods, candles, and more. Shop early for the best selection! Proceeds from the sale benefit the Auburn Arts Association and its programs at the Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center.

Holiday Festival 2018

Selma

Holiday Festival. 334-412-8550. www.SelmaAlabama.com. Free. A community celebration of the holiday season.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Let It Snow

Foley

Bring your mittens and it will snow!! 11:00 a.m. following the Christmas Parade the snow begins with Christmas fun. Call (251) 943-1300 for more information.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

Merry Market Unique Gifts and Arts & Crafts Expo

Orange Beach

Thursday, December 10th--Preview Party Friday, December 11th 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Saturday, December 12th 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

New Holiday Event

Huntsville

A brand new Holiday experience coming to Huntsville in 2018! Stay tuned to our facebook page: www.facebook.com/EarlyWorksMuseums and website: www.earlyworks.com for more info to come!

Pepper Place Saturday Market 2018

Birmingham

Pepper Place Saturday Market. 205-490-3176. pepperplacemarket.com. Pepper Place, 2829 2nd Ave. S.--Farmer's market with fresh fruits and vegetables, live music, cooking demonstrations and more. 7 a.m.-noon.

Pioneer Museum - Ole Time Christmas 2018

Troy

The magic of the Christmas season is brought to life and the treasured simplicity returns.

Santa In The Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop in the Hunt School where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the Smith Country Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Phillips Blacksmith, and so much more. Contact the Arab Chamber of Commerce at 256-586-3138. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 23-Dec. 12, 2018; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit website or call for exact event dates and schedule. Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

Scottsboro Christmas Parade

Scottsboro

Saturday Evening December 8. Scottsboro Christmas Parade. 256-259-5500. www.discoverjacksoncountyalabama.com. Broad St to Jingle Bell Square--Parade from 5-8 p.m.

Snacks with Santa

Gadsden

Kids bring your parents and come visit Santa to tell him what you want for Christmas this year!

Snacks with Santa

Gadsden

A day of special holiday fun is planned for Saturday, December 8 as the Hardin Center hosts their annual Snacks with Santa. Santa Claus arrives in the lobby at 10 am and will stay until noon. Children can visit with Santa while enjoying free snacks provided by Downtown Gadsden, Inc.

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

Inspired by The Alabama Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and Museum will showcase its Linn-Henley Gallery exhibition from June 2017 through December 2018. Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing tells hair-raising stories and brings to life the impact that auto racing in Alabama had on the region and national scenes. Join us as we relive this thrilling piece of Alabama history with “driving by the seat of your pants wasn’t a figure of speech” and learn why this legacy is the foundation for auto racing in Alabama today.

Spirit of Christmas Past Homes Tour & Luminaries

Huntsville

Take a nostalgic walk down luminary lit streets and avenues in Huntsville's historic Twickenham District. Tour private residences, the Weeden House Museum and other historic buildings ornately decorated for the holidays. Musicians add to the festive holiday spirit!

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more. Call or visit website for exact dates and times

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

The Tinsel Trail is a free display of live Christmas trees in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park annually each December. www.tinseltrail.com

Twilight Christmas Parade

Atmore

The streets of Atmore "Light Up"!

Sunday, December 9

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

Dec 1-31, Oneonta. Christmas Lights at Palisades Park. 205-274-0017. www.blountcountypark.com. Free. Palisades Park---Drive through the park for the annual Christmas lights extravaganza between 5 and 9 each night in December (closed 12/24 and 12/25).

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

2018 Dollar General Bowl

Mobile

The Dollar General Bowl will be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL in December 2018. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. Visit website or call for exact event date and time.

2018 Governor's Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours

Montgomery

Governor's Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours 2018. www.alabama.travel. Free. 1142 S. Perry St.--Dec. 3, 10 and 17, 2018 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The 1907 Governor's Mansion will be decorated and filled with the spirit of the season. Pick up tickets at the Gift Shop across the street.

2018 Victorian Front Porch Christmas Tour

Opelika

Visit website for exact event date, locations and event schedule. For these five days in early December, 60 Victorian and historic homes near downtown Opelika are transformed into colorful, nostalgic reminders of Christmas from a simpler, slower-paced era. The homes are adorned with life-sized Santas, angels, toys, carousel horses and other Christmas-themed figures, as well as Christmas lights, bows and greenery. The tour begins at North 8th Street and 2nd Avenue and includes over ten city blocks. Admission to this spectacular production is free. Visit www.AOTourism.com for details.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

The Christmas spirit has arrived to Big Spring Park with beautiful trees, special events and more for the family to stroll and enjoy.

Birmingham Bowl 2018

Birmingham

Visit website for exact event date. 205-733-3776, ext. 101. birminghambowl.com. Admission charged. Legion Field--The game will feature a team from the American Athletic Conference against a team from the Southeastern Conference and will be televised nationally at 1 p.m. CT, 2 p.m. ET.

Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Christmas Season

Mobile

Dec Mobile . Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Decorated for Christmas! . 251-471-6364. www.braggmitchellmansion.com. Admission charged. 1906 Springhill Ave.--Tour the Mansion with traditional decorations adorning each room. The gift shop will be open. 10 a.m.-4 p.m ., Tues. - Fri. with last tour at 3 p.m.

Christmas In The Park

Arab

Nov 23-December 31, Arab. Christmas in the Park. 256-586-3138. www.arab-chamber.org. Free. Arab City Park See more than two million holiday lights while walking the park trails. Daily at dusk.

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Christmas at Arlington

Birmingham

Celebrate with Arlington's staff and volunteers as they celebrate Christmas Open House. See local designers transform the interior into replications of Christmas past. Fri, Hanging of the Green Candlelight Tour and Reception 6-9; Sat., 10 a.m.-4:00 p.m.; Sun., 1-4 p.m.

Christmas at Wheeler

Hillsboro

Celebrate Christmas at Pond Spring, The General Joe Wheeler Home. The historic house museum will be decorated in live greenery with fun family activities to help you start of the holiday season!

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

Holiday Festivities that take place in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan during the Christmas Holidays. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Holiday Festival 2018

Selma

Holiday Festival. 334-412-8550. www.SelmaAlabama.com. Free. A community celebration of the holiday season.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

New Holiday Event

Huntsville

A brand new Holiday experience coming to Huntsville in 2018! Stay tuned to our facebook page: www.facebook.com/EarlyWorksMuseums and website: www.earlyworks.com for more info to come!

Santa In The Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop in the Hunt School where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the Smith Country Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Phillips Blacksmith, and so much more. Contact the Arab Chamber of Commerce at 256-586-3138. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 23-Dec. 12, 2018; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit website or call for exact event dates and schedule. Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

Inspired by The Alabama Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and Museum will showcase its Linn-Henley Gallery exhibition from June 2017 through December 2018. Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing tells hair-raising stories and brings to life the impact that auto racing in Alabama had on the region and national scenes. Join us as we relive this thrilling piece of Alabama history with “driving by the seat of your pants wasn’t a figure of speech” and learn why this legacy is the foundation for auto racing in Alabama today.

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more. Call or visit website for exact dates and times

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

The Tinsel Trail is a free display of live Christmas trees in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park annually each December. www.tinseltrail.com

Victorian Christmas

Dothan

Free. Landmark Park--Holiday open house with turn-of-the-century desserts, hot chocolate and cider and creating traditional Christmas decorations. 1 p.m.-4 p.m.

Monday, December 10

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

Dec 1-31, Oneonta. Christmas Lights at Palisades Park. 205-274-0017. www.blountcountypark.com. Free. Palisades Park---Drive through the park for the annual Christmas lights extravaganza between 5 and 9 each night in December (closed 12/24 and 12/25).

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

2018 Dollar General Bowl

Mobile

The Dollar General Bowl will be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL in December 2018. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. Visit website or call for exact event date and time.

2018 Governor's Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours

Montgomery

Governor's Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours 2018. www.alabama.travel. Free. 1142 S. Perry St.--Dec. 3, 10 and 17, 2018 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The 1907 Governor's Mansion will be decorated and filled with the spirit of the season. Pick up tickets at the Gift Shop across the street.

2018 Victorian Front Porch Christmas Tour

Opelika

Visit website for exact event date, locations and event schedule. For these five days in early December, 60 Victorian and historic homes near downtown Opelika are transformed into colorful, nostalgic reminders of Christmas from a simpler, slower-paced era. The homes are adorned with life-sized Santas, angels, toys, carousel horses and other Christmas-themed figures, as well as Christmas lights, bows and greenery. The tour begins at North 8th Street and 2nd Avenue and includes over ten city blocks. Admission to this spectacular production is free. Visit www.AOTourism.com for details.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

The Christmas spirit has arrived to Big Spring Park with beautiful trees, special events and more for the family to stroll and enjoy.

Birmingham Bowl 2018

Birmingham

Visit website for exact event date. 205-733-3776, ext. 101. birminghambowl.com. Admission charged. Legion Field--The game will feature a team from the American Athletic Conference against a team from the Southeastern Conference and will be televised nationally at 1 p.m. CT, 2 p.m. ET.

Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Christmas Season

Mobile

Dec Mobile . Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Decorated for Christmas! . 251-471-6364. www.braggmitchellmansion.com. Admission charged. 1906 Springhill Ave.--Tour the Mansion with traditional decorations adorning each room. The gift shop will be open. 10 a.m.-4 p.m ., Tues. - Fri. with last tour at 3 p.m.

Christmas In The Park

Arab

Nov 23-December 31, Arab. Christmas in the Park. 256-586-3138. www.arab-chamber.org. Free. Arab City Park See more than two million holiday lights while walking the park trails. Daily at dusk.

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

Holiday Festivities that take place in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan during the Christmas Holidays. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Holiday Festival 2018

Selma

Holiday Festival. 334-412-8550. www.SelmaAlabama.com. Free. A community celebration of the holiday season.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

New Holiday Event

Huntsville

A brand new Holiday experience coming to Huntsville in 2018! Stay tuned to our facebook page: www.facebook.com/EarlyWorksMuseums and website: www.earlyworks.com for more info to come!

Santa In The Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop in the Hunt School where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the Smith Country Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Phillips Blacksmith, and so much more. Contact the Arab Chamber of Commerce at 256-586-3138. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 23-Dec. 12, 2018; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit website or call for exact event dates and schedule. Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

Inspired by The Alabama Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and Museum will showcase its Linn-Henley Gallery exhibition from June 2017 through December 2018. Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing tells hair-raising stories and brings to life the impact that auto racing in Alabama had on the region and national scenes. Join us as we relive this thrilling piece of Alabama history with “driving by the seat of your pants wasn’t a figure of speech” and learn why this legacy is the foundation for auto racing in Alabama today.

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more. Call or visit website for exact dates and times

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

The Tinsel Trail is a free display of live Christmas trees in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park annually each December. www.tinseltrail.com

Tuesday, December 11

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

Dec 1-31, Oneonta. Christmas Lights at Palisades Park. 205-274-0017. www.blountcountypark.com. Free. Palisades Park---Drive through the park for the annual Christmas lights extravaganza between 5 and 9 each night in December (closed 12/24 and 12/25).

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

2018 Dollar General Bowl

Mobile

The Dollar General Bowl will be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL in December 2018. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. Visit website or call for exact event date and time.

2018 Governor's Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours

Montgomery

Governor's Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours 2018. www.alabama.travel. Free. 1142 S. Perry St.--Dec. 3, 10 and 17, 2018 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The 1907 Governor's Mansion will be decorated and filled with the spirit of the season. Pick up tickets at the Gift Shop across the street.

2018 Victorian Front Porch Christmas Tour

Opelika

Visit website for exact event date, locations and event schedule. For these five days in early December, 60 Victorian and historic homes near downtown Opelika are transformed into colorful, nostalgic reminders of Christmas from a simpler, slower-paced era. The homes are adorned with life-sized Santas, angels, toys, carousel horses and other Christmas-themed figures, as well as Christmas lights, bows and greenery. The tour begins at North 8th Street and 2nd Avenue and includes over ten city blocks. Admission to this spectacular production is free. Visit www.AOTourism.com for details.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

The Christmas spirit has arrived to Big Spring Park with beautiful trees, special events and more for the family to stroll and enjoy.

Birmingham Bowl 2018

Birmingham

Visit website for exact event date. 205-733-3776, ext. 101. birminghambowl.com. Admission charged. Legion Field--The game will feature a team from the American Athletic Conference against a team from the Southeastern Conference and will be televised nationally at 1 p.m. CT, 2 p.m. ET.

Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Christmas Season

Mobile

Dec Mobile . Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Decorated for Christmas! . 251-471-6364. www.braggmitchellmansion.com. Admission charged. 1906 Springhill Ave.--Tour the Mansion with traditional decorations adorning each room. The gift shop will be open. 10 a.m.-4 p.m ., Tues. - Fri. with last tour at 3 p.m.

Christmas In The Park

Arab

Nov 23-December 31, Arab. Christmas in the Park. 256-586-3138. www.arab-chamber.org. Free. Arab City Park See more than two million holiday lights while walking the park trails. Daily at dusk.

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

Holiday Festivities that take place in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan during the Christmas Holidays. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Holiday Festival 2018

Selma

Holiday Festival. 334-412-8550. www.SelmaAlabama.com. Free. A community celebration of the holiday season.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

New Holiday Event

Huntsville

A brand new Holiday experience coming to Huntsville in 2018! Stay tuned to our facebook page: www.facebook.com/EarlyWorksMuseums and website: www.earlyworks.com for more info to come!

Santa In The Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop in the Hunt School where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the Smith Country Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Phillips Blacksmith, and so much more. Contact the Arab Chamber of Commerce at 256-586-3138. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 23-Dec. 12, 2018; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit website or call for exact event dates and schedule. Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

Inspired by The Alabama Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and Museum will showcase its Linn-Henley Gallery exhibition from June 2017 through December 2018. Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing tells hair-raising stories and brings to life the impact that auto racing in Alabama had on the region and national scenes. Join us as we relive this thrilling piece of Alabama history with “driving by the seat of your pants wasn’t a figure of speech” and learn why this legacy is the foundation for auto racing in Alabama today.

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more. Call or visit website for exact dates and times

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

The Tinsel Trail is a free display of live Christmas trees in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park annually each December. www.tinseltrail.com

Wednesday, December 12

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

Dec 1-31, Oneonta. Christmas Lights at Palisades Park. 205-274-0017. www.blountcountypark.com. Free. Palisades Park---Drive through the park for the annual Christmas lights extravaganza between 5 and 9 each night in December (closed 12/24 and 12/25).

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

2018 Dollar General Bowl

Mobile

The Dollar General Bowl will be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL in December 2018. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. Visit website or call for exact event date and time.

2018 Governor's Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours

Montgomery

Governor's Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours 2018. www.alabama.travel. Free. 1142 S. Perry St.--Dec. 3, 10 and 17, 2018 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The 1907 Governor's Mansion will be decorated and filled with the spirit of the season. Pick up tickets at the Gift Shop across the street.

2018 Victorian Front Porch Christmas Tour

Opelika

Visit website for exact event date, locations and event schedule. For these five days in early December, 60 Victorian and historic homes near downtown Opelika are transformed into colorful, nostalgic reminders of Christmas from a simpler, slower-paced era. The homes are adorned with life-sized Santas, angels, toys, carousel horses and other Christmas-themed figures, as well as Christmas lights, bows and greenery. The tour begins at North 8th Street and 2nd Avenue and includes over ten city blocks. Admission to this spectacular production is free. Visit www.AOTourism.com for details.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

The Christmas spirit has arrived to Big Spring Park with beautiful trees, special events and more for the family to stroll and enjoy.

Birmingham Bowl 2018

Birmingham

Visit website for exact event date. 205-733-3776, ext. 101. birminghambowl.com. Admission charged. Legion Field--The game will feature a team from the American Athletic Conference against a team from the Southeastern Conference and will be televised nationally at 1 p.m. CT, 2 p.m. ET.

Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Christmas Season

Mobile

Dec Mobile . Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Decorated for Christmas! . 251-471-6364. www.braggmitchellmansion.com. Admission charged. 1906 Springhill Ave.--Tour the Mansion with traditional decorations adorning each room. The gift shop will be open. 10 a.m.-4 p.m ., Tues. - Fri. with last tour at 3 p.m.

Christmas In The Park

Arab

Nov 23-December 31, Arab. Christmas in the Park. 256-586-3138. www.arab-chamber.org. Free. Arab City Park See more than two million holiday lights while walking the park trails. Daily at dusk.

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

Holiday Festivities that take place in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan during the Christmas Holidays. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Holiday Festival 2018

Selma

Holiday Festival. 334-412-8550. www.SelmaAlabama.com. Free. A community celebration of the holiday season.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

New Holiday Event

Huntsville

A brand new Holiday experience coming to Huntsville in 2018! Stay tuned to our facebook page: www.facebook.com/EarlyWorksMuseums and website: www.earlyworks.com for more info to come!

Santa In The Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop in the Hunt School where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the Smith Country Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Phillips Blacksmith, and so much more. Contact the Arab Chamber of Commerce at 256-586-3138. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 23-Dec. 12, 2018; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit website or call for exact event dates and schedule. Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

Inspired by The Alabama Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and Museum will showcase its Linn-Henley Gallery exhibition from June 2017 through December 2018. Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing tells hair-raising stories and brings to life the impact that auto racing in Alabama had on the region and national scenes. Join us as we relive this thrilling piece of Alabama history with “driving by the seat of your pants wasn’t a figure of speech” and learn why this legacy is the foundation for auto racing in Alabama today.

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more. Call or visit website for exact dates and times

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

The Tinsel Trail is a free display of live Christmas trees in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park annually each December. www.tinseltrail.com

Thursday, December 13

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

Dec 1-31, Oneonta. Christmas Lights at Palisades Park. 205-274-0017. www.blountcountypark.com. Free. Palisades Park---Drive through the park for the annual Christmas lights extravaganza between 5 and 9 each night in December (closed 12/24 and 12/25).

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

2018 Dollar General Bowl

Mobile

The Dollar General Bowl will be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL in December 2018. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. Visit website or call for exact event date and time.

2018 Governor's Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours

Montgomery

Governor's Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours 2018. www.alabama.travel. Free. 1142 S. Perry St.--Dec. 3, 10 and 17, 2018 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The 1907 Governor's Mansion will be decorated and filled with the spirit of the season. Pick up tickets at the Gift Shop across the street.

2018 Victorian Front Porch Christmas Tour

Opelika

Visit website for exact event date, locations and event schedule. For these five days in early December, 60 Victorian and historic homes near downtown Opelika are transformed into colorful, nostalgic reminders of Christmas from a simpler, slower-paced era. The homes are adorned with life-sized Santas, angels, toys, carousel horses and other Christmas-themed figures, as well as Christmas lights, bows and greenery. The tour begins at North 8th Street and 2nd Avenue and includes over ten city blocks. Admission to this spectacular production is free. Visit www.AOTourism.com for details.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

The Christmas spirit has arrived to Big Spring Park with beautiful trees, special events and more for the family to stroll and enjoy.

Birmingham Bowl 2018

Birmingham

Visit website for exact event date. 205-733-3776, ext. 101. birminghambowl.com. Admission charged. Legion Field--The game will feature a team from the American Athletic Conference against a team from the Southeastern Conference and will be televised nationally at 1 p.m. CT, 2 p.m. ET.

Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Christmas Season

Mobile

Dec Mobile . Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Decorated for Christmas! . 251-471-6364. www.braggmitchellmansion.com. Admission charged. 1906 Springhill Ave.--Tour the Mansion with traditional decorations adorning each room. The gift shop will be open. 10 a.m.-4 p.m ., Tues. - Fri. with last tour at 3 p.m.

Christmas In The Park

Arab

Nov 23-December 31, Arab. Christmas in the Park. 256-586-3138. www.arab-chamber.org. Free. Arab City Park See more than two million holiday lights while walking the park trails. Daily at dusk.

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

Holiday Festivities that take place in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan during the Christmas Holidays. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Holiday Festival 2018

Selma

Holiday Festival. 334-412-8550. www.SelmaAlabama.com. Free. A community celebration of the holiday season.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

New Holiday Event

Huntsville

A brand new Holiday experience coming to Huntsville in 2018! Stay tuned to our facebook page: www.facebook.com/EarlyWorksMuseums and website: www.earlyworks.com for more info to come!

Santa In The Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop in the Hunt School where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the Smith Country Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Phillips Blacksmith, and so much more. Contact the Arab Chamber of Commerce at 256-586-3138. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 23-Dec. 12, 2018; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit website or call for exact event dates and schedule. Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

Inspired by The Alabama Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and Museum will showcase its Linn-Henley Gallery exhibition from June 2017 through December 2018. Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing tells hair-raising stories and brings to life the impact that auto racing in Alabama had on the region and national scenes. Join us as we relive this thrilling piece of Alabama history with “driving by the seat of your pants wasn’t a figure of speech” and learn why this legacy is the foundation for auto racing in Alabama today.

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more. Call or visit website for exact dates and times

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

The Tinsel Trail is a free display of live Christmas trees in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park annually each December. www.tinseltrail.com

Friday, December 14

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

Dec 1-31, Oneonta. Christmas Lights at Palisades Park. 205-274-0017. www.blountcountypark.com. Free. Palisades Park---Drive through the park for the annual Christmas lights extravaganza between 5 and 9 each night in December (closed 12/24 and 12/25).

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

2018 Dollar General Bowl

Mobile

The Dollar General Bowl will be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL in December 2018. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. Visit website or call for exact event date and time.

2018 Governor's Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours

Montgomery

Governor's Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours 2018. www.alabama.travel. Free. 1142 S. Perry St.--Dec. 3, 10 and 17, 2018 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The 1907 Governor's Mansion will be decorated and filled with the spirit of the season. Pick up tickets at the Gift Shop across the street.

2018 Victorian Front Porch Christmas Tour

Opelika

Visit website for exact event date, locations and event schedule. For these five days in early December, 60 Victorian and historic homes near downtown Opelika are transformed into colorful, nostalgic reminders of Christmas from a simpler, slower-paced era. The homes are adorned with life-sized Santas, angels, toys, carousel horses and other Christmas-themed figures, as well as Christmas lights, bows and greenery. The tour begins at North 8th Street and 2nd Avenue and includes over ten city blocks. Admission to this spectacular production is free. Visit www.AOTourism.com for details.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

The Christmas spirit has arrived to Big Spring Park with beautiful trees, special events and more for the family to stroll and enjoy.

Birmingham Bowl 2018

Birmingham

Visit website for exact event date. 205-733-3776, ext. 101. birminghambowl.com. Admission charged. Legion Field--The game will feature a team from the American Athletic Conference against a team from the Southeastern Conference and will be televised nationally at 1 p.m. CT, 2 p.m. ET.

Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Christmas Season

Mobile

Dec Mobile . Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Decorated for Christmas! . 251-471-6364. www.braggmitchellmansion.com. Admission charged. 1906 Springhill Ave.--Tour the Mansion with traditional decorations adorning each room. The gift shop will be open. 10 a.m.-4 p.m ., Tues. - Fri. with last tour at 3 p.m.

Christmas In The Park

Arab

Nov 23-December 31, Arab. Christmas in the Park. 256-586-3138. www.arab-chamber.org. Free. Arab City Park See more than two million holiday lights while walking the park trails. Daily at dusk.

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

Holiday Festivities that take place in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan during the Christmas Holidays. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Holiday Festival 2018

Selma

Holiday Festival. 334-412-8550. www.SelmaAlabama.com. Free. A community celebration of the holiday season.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

New Holiday Event

Huntsville

A brand new Holiday experience coming to Huntsville in 2018! Stay tuned to our facebook page: www.facebook.com/EarlyWorksMuseums and website: www.earlyworks.com for more info to come!

Rock Climbing Adventure

Fort Payne

Climb the sandstone cliffs of Alabama

Santa In The Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop in the Hunt School where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the Smith Country Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Phillips Blacksmith, and so much more. Contact the Arab Chamber of Commerce at 256-586-3138. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 23-Dec. 12, 2018; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit website or call for exact event dates and schedule. Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

Inspired by The Alabama Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and Museum will showcase its Linn-Henley Gallery exhibition from June 2017 through December 2018. Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing tells hair-raising stories and brings to life the impact that auto racing in Alabama had on the region and national scenes. Join us as we relive this thrilling piece of Alabama history with “driving by the seat of your pants wasn’t a figure of speech” and learn why this legacy is the foundation for auto racing in Alabama today.

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more. Call or visit website for exact dates and times

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

The Tinsel Trail is a free display of live Christmas trees in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park annually each December. www.tinseltrail.com

Zip Line

Fort Payne

A fun adventure zipping through the trees

Saturday, December 15

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

Dec 1-31, Oneonta. Christmas Lights at Palisades Park. 205-274-0017. www.blountcountypark.com. Free. Palisades Park---Drive through the park for the annual Christmas lights extravaganza between 5 and 9 each night in December (closed 12/24 and 12/25).

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

2018 Dollar General Bowl

Mobile

The Dollar General Bowl will be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL in December 2018. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. Visit website or call for exact event date and time.

2018 Governor's Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours

Montgomery

Governor's Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours 2018. www.alabama.travel. Free. 1142 S. Perry St.--Dec. 3, 10 and 17, 2018 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The 1907 Governor's Mansion will be decorated and filled with the spirit of the season. Pick up tickets at the Gift Shop across the street.

2018 Raycom Media Camellia Bowl

Montgomery

Camellia Bowl Football Game. Call or visit website for game time and details.

2018 Victorian Front Porch Christmas Tour

Opelika

Visit website for exact event date, locations and event schedule. For these five days in early December, 60 Victorian and historic homes near downtown Opelika are transformed into colorful, nostalgic reminders of Christmas from a simpler, slower-paced era. The homes are adorned with life-sized Santas, angels, toys, carousel horses and other Christmas-themed figures, as well as Christmas lights, bows and greenery. The tour begins at North 8th Street and 2nd Avenue and includes over ten city blocks. Admission to this spectacular production is free. Visit www.AOTourism.com for details.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

The Christmas spirit has arrived to Big Spring Park with beautiful trees, special events and more for the family to stroll and enjoy.

Birmingham Bowl 2018

Birmingham

Visit website for exact event date. 205-733-3776, ext. 101. birminghambowl.com. Admission charged. Legion Field--The game will feature a team from the American Athletic Conference against a team from the Southeastern Conference and will be televised nationally at 1 p.m. CT, 2 p.m. ET.

Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Christmas Season

Mobile

Dec Mobile . Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Decorated for Christmas! . 251-471-6364. www.braggmitchellmansion.com. Admission charged. 1906 Springhill Ave.--Tour the Mansion with traditional decorations adorning each room. The gift shop will be open. 10 a.m.-4 p.m ., Tues. - Fri. with last tour at 3 p.m.

Camellia and Winter Blooming Azalea Show

Wetumpka

Enjoy 20 acres filled with mature camellias in bloom with the beautiful colors of Alabama's State Flower. A unique variety of azaleas also surprise visitors during periods of above -freezing weather. Winter annual flower beds add to this garden filled with classical statuary, fountains and pools. Jasmine Hill is open on Fridays and Saturdays from 9 AM to 5 PM, Sundays from noon to 5 PM.

Christmas Almost on the River 2018

Gainesville

This event takes place the third Saturday in December, December 15th, in Downtown Gainesville and is sponsored by the Town of Gainesville. Some activities include food vendors, Christmas music, a Christmas parade, and games for children. For more information contact Town Hall at 205-652-7551.

Christmas In The Park

Arab

Nov 23-December 31, Arab. Christmas in the Park. 256-586-3138. www.arab-chamber.org. Free. Arab City Park See more than two million holiday lights while walking the park trails. Daily at dusk.

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

Holiday Festivities that take place in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan during the Christmas Holidays. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Holiday Festival 2018

Selma

Holiday Festival. 334-412-8550. www.SelmaAlabama.com. Free. A community celebration of the holiday season.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

New Holiday Event

Huntsville

A brand new Holiday experience coming to Huntsville in 2018! Stay tuned to our facebook page: www.facebook.com/EarlyWorksMuseums and website: www.earlyworks.com for more info to come!

Polar Express Day

Gadsden

For $12 per person visitors will be able to play in Imagination Place, Let it Snow, join a guided tour of Festival of Trees, watch “The Polar Express” movie, create a special craft, and take one ride on our miniature “Polar Express” train in our rear parking lot. The train and the other activities will run until 2 pm.

Santa In The Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop in the Hunt School where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the Smith Country Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Phillips Blacksmith, and so much more. Contact the Arab Chamber of Commerce at 256-586-3138. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 23-Dec. 12, 2018; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit website or call for exact event dates and schedule. Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

Inspired by The Alabama Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and Museum will showcase its Linn-Henley Gallery exhibition from June 2017 through December 2018. Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing tells hair-raising stories and brings to life the impact that auto racing in Alabama had on the region and national scenes. Join us as we relive this thrilling piece of Alabama history with “driving by the seat of your pants wasn’t a figure of speech” and learn why this legacy is the foundation for auto racing in Alabama today.

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more. Call or visit website for exact dates and times

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

The Tinsel Trail is a free display of live Christmas trees in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park annually each December. www.tinseltrail.com

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

See WWII history come alive when the members of the Living History Crew comes aboard ship. Call to battle stations and airplane attack at 1 p.m. on Saturday. Drills, exhibitions and weapon overview. Included in admission.

Wreaths Across America at ALNC

Montevallo

Wreaths Across America is a Free annual event starting at 11:00 am at Alabama National Cemetery--Ceremony will include a short program at the Ceremonial Flagpole prior to the placement of a wreath on each grave at the Cemetery. A bagpiper leads family members to lay a wreath on their loved one's gravesite first, followed by wreaths being laid on each remaining gravesite.

Sunday, December 16

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

Dec 1-31, Oneonta. Christmas Lights at Palisades Park. 205-274-0017. www.blountcountypark.com. Free. Palisades Park---Drive through the park for the annual Christmas lights extravaganza between 5 and 9 each night in December (closed 12/24 and 12/25).

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

2018 Dollar General Bowl

Mobile

The Dollar General Bowl will be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL in December 2018. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. Visit website or call for exact event date and time.

2018 Governor's Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours

Montgomery

Governor's Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours 2018. www.alabama.travel. Free. 1142 S. Perry St.--Dec. 3, 10 and 17, 2018 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The 1907 Governor's Mansion will be decorated and filled with the spirit of the season. Pick up tickets at the Gift Shop across the street.

2018 Victorian Front Porch Christmas Tour

Opelika

Visit website for exact event date, locations and event schedule. For these five days in early December, 60 Victorian and historic homes near downtown Opelika are transformed into colorful, nostalgic reminders of Christmas from a simpler, slower-paced era. The homes are adorned with life-sized Santas, angels, toys, carousel horses and other Christmas-themed figures, as well as Christmas lights, bows and greenery. The tour begins at North 8th Street and 2nd Avenue and includes over ten city blocks. Admission to this spectacular production is free. Visit www.AOTourism.com for details.

A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

Birmingham

The Cathedral Choir sings the traditional service of Nine Lessons and Carols celebrating the birth of Jesus at 3 pm.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

The Christmas spirit has arrived to Big Spring Park with beautiful trees, special events and more for the family to stroll and enjoy.

Birmingham Bowl 2018

Birmingham

Visit website for exact event date. 205-733-3776, ext. 101. birminghambowl.com. Admission charged. Legion Field--The game will feature a team from the American Athletic Conference against a team from the Southeastern Conference and will be televised nationally at 1 p.m. CT, 2 p.m. ET.

Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Christmas Season

Mobile

Dec Mobile . Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Decorated for Christmas! . 251-471-6364. www.braggmitchellmansion.com. Admission charged. 1906 Springhill Ave.--Tour the Mansion with traditional decorations adorning each room. The gift shop will be open. 10 a.m.-4 p.m ., Tues. - Fri. with last tour at 3 p.m.

Christmas In The Park

Arab

Nov 23-December 31, Arab. Christmas in the Park. 256-586-3138. www.arab-chamber.org. Free. Arab City Park See more than two million holiday lights while walking the park trails. Daily at dusk.

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

Holiday Festivities that take place in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan during the Christmas Holidays. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

New Holiday Event

Huntsville

A brand new Holiday experience coming to Huntsville in 2018! Stay tuned to our facebook page: www.facebook.com/EarlyWorksMuseums and website: www.earlyworks.com for more info to come!

Santa In The Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop in the Hunt School where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the Smith Country Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Phillips Blacksmith, and so much more. Contact the Arab Chamber of Commerce at 256-586-3138. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 23-Dec. 12, 2018; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit website or call for exact event dates and schedule. Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

Inspired by The Alabama Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and Museum will showcase its Linn-Henley Gallery exhibition from June 2017 through December 2018. Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing tells hair-raising stories and brings to life the impact that auto racing in Alabama had on the region and national scenes. Join us as we relive this thrilling piece of Alabama history with “driving by the seat of your pants wasn’t a figure of speech” and learn why this legacy is the foundation for auto racing in Alabama today.

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more. Call or visit website for exact dates and times

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

The Tinsel Trail is a free display of live Christmas trees in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park annually each December. www.tinseltrail.com

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

See WWII history come alive when the members of the Living History Crew comes aboard ship. Call to battle stations and airplane attack at 1 p.m. on Saturday. Drills, exhibitions and weapon overview. Included in admission.

Monday, December 17

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

Dec 1-31, Oneonta. Christmas Lights at Palisades Park. 205-274-0017. www.blountcountypark.com. Free. Palisades Park---Drive through the park for the annual Christmas lights extravaganza between 5 and 9 each night in December (closed 12/24 and 12/25).

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

2018 Dollar General Bowl

Mobile

The Dollar General Bowl will be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL in December 2018. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. Visit website or call for exact event date and time.

2018 Governor's Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours

Montgomery

Governor's Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours 2018. www.alabama.travel. Free. 1142 S. Perry St.--Dec. 3, 10 and 17, 2018 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The 1907 Governor's Mansion will be decorated and filled with the spirit of the season. Pick up tickets at the Gift Shop across the street.

2018 Victorian Front Porch Christmas Tour

Opelika

Visit website for exact event date, locations and event schedule. For these five days in early December, 60 Victorian and historic homes near downtown Opelika are transformed into colorful, nostalgic reminders of Christmas from a simpler, slower-paced era. The homes are adorned with life-sized Santas, angels, toys, carousel horses and other Christmas-themed figures, as well as Christmas lights, bows and greenery. The tour begins at North 8th Street and 2nd Avenue and includes over ten city blocks. Admission to this spectacular production is free. Visit www.AOTourism.com for details.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

The Christmas spirit has arrived to Big Spring Park with beautiful trees, special events and more for the family to stroll and enjoy.

Birmingham Bowl 2018

Birmingham

Visit website for exact event date. 205-733-3776, ext. 101. birminghambowl.com. Admission charged. Legion Field--The game will feature a team from the American Athletic Conference against a team from the Southeastern Conference and will be televised nationally at 1 p.m. CT, 2 p.m. ET.

Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Christmas Season

Mobile

Dec Mobile . Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Decorated for Christmas! . 251-471-6364. www.braggmitchellmansion.com. Admission charged. 1906 Springhill Ave.--Tour the Mansion with traditional decorations adorning each room. The gift shop will be open. 10 a.m.-4 p.m ., Tues. - Fri. with last tour at 3 p.m.

Christmas In The Park

Arab

Nov 23-December 31, Arab. Christmas in the Park. 256-586-3138. www.arab-chamber.org. Free. Arab City Park See more than two million holiday lights while walking the park trails. Daily at dusk.

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

Holiday Festivities that take place in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan during the Christmas Holidays. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

New Holiday Event

Huntsville

A brand new Holiday experience coming to Huntsville in 2018! Stay tuned to our facebook page: www.facebook.com/EarlyWorksMuseums and website: www.earlyworks.com for more info to come!

Santa In The Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop in the Hunt School where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the Smith Country Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Phillips Blacksmith, and so much more. Contact the Arab Chamber of Commerce at 256-586-3138. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 23-Dec. 12, 2018; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit website or call for exact event dates and schedule. Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

Inspired by The Alabama Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and Museum will showcase its Linn-Henley Gallery exhibition from June 2017 through December 2018. Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing tells hair-raising stories and brings to life the impact that auto racing in Alabama had on the region and national scenes. Join us as we relive this thrilling piece of Alabama history with “driving by the seat of your pants wasn’t a figure of speech” and learn why this legacy is the foundation for auto racing in Alabama today.

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more. Call or visit website for exact dates and times

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

The Tinsel Trail is a free display of live Christmas trees in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park annually each December. www.tinseltrail.com

Tuesday, December 18

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

Dec 1-31, Oneonta. Christmas Lights at Palisades Park. 205-274-0017. www.blountcountypark.com. Free. Palisades Park---Drive through the park for the annual Christmas lights extravaganza between 5 and 9 each night in December (closed 12/24 and 12/25).

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

2018 Dollar General Bowl

Mobile

The Dollar General Bowl will be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL in December 2018. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. Visit website or call for exact event date and time.

2018 Victorian Front Porch Christmas Tour

Opelika

Visit website for exact event date, locations and event schedule. For these five days in early December, 60 Victorian and historic homes near downtown Opelika are transformed into colorful, nostalgic reminders of Christmas from a simpler, slower-paced era. The homes are adorned with life-sized Santas, angels, toys, carousel horses and other Christmas-themed figures, as well as Christmas lights, bows and greenery. The tour begins at North 8th Street and 2nd Avenue and includes over ten city blocks. Admission to this spectacular production is free. Visit www.AOTourism.com for details.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

The Christmas spirit has arrived to Big Spring Park with beautiful trees, special events and more for the family to stroll and enjoy.

Birmingham Bowl 2018

Birmingham

Visit website for exact event date. 205-733-3776, ext. 101. birminghambowl.com. Admission charged. Legion Field--The game will feature a team from the American Athletic Conference against a team from the Southeastern Conference and will be televised nationally at 1 p.m. CT, 2 p.m. ET.

Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Christmas Season

Mobile

Dec Mobile . Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Decorated for Christmas! . 251-471-6364. www.braggmitchellmansion.com. Admission charged. 1906 Springhill Ave.--Tour the Mansion with traditional decorations adorning each room. The gift shop will be open. 10 a.m.-4 p.m ., Tues. - Fri. with last tour at 3 p.m.

Christmas In The Park

Arab

Nov 23-December 31, Arab. Christmas in the Park. 256-586-3138. www.arab-chamber.org. Free. Arab City Park See more than two million holiday lights while walking the park trails. Daily at dusk.

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

Holiday Festivities that take place in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan during the Christmas Holidays. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

New Holiday Event

Huntsville

A brand new Holiday experience coming to Huntsville in 2018! Stay tuned to our facebook page: www.facebook.com/EarlyWorksMuseums and website: www.earlyworks.com for more info to come!

Santa In The Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop in the Hunt School where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the Smith Country Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Phillips Blacksmith, and so much more. Contact the Arab Chamber of Commerce at 256-586-3138. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 23-Dec. 12, 2018; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit website or call for exact event dates and schedule. Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

Inspired by The Alabama Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and Museum will showcase its Linn-Henley Gallery exhibition from June 2017 through December 2018. Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing tells hair-raising stories and brings to life the impact that auto racing in Alabama had on the region and national scenes. Join us as we relive this thrilling piece of Alabama history with “driving by the seat of your pants wasn’t a figure of speech” and learn why this legacy is the foundation for auto racing in Alabama today.

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more. Call or visit website for exact dates and times

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

The Tinsel Trail is a free display of live Christmas trees in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park annually each December. www.tinseltrail.com

Wednesday, December 19

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

Dec 1-31, Oneonta. Christmas Lights at Palisades Park. 205-274-0017. www.blountcountypark.com. Free. Palisades Park---Drive through the park for the annual Christmas lights extravaganza between 5 and 9 each night in December (closed 12/24 and 12/25).

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

2018 Dollar General Bowl

Mobile

The Dollar General Bowl will be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL in December 2018. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. Visit website or call for exact event date and time.

2018 Victorian Front Porch Christmas Tour

Opelika

Visit website for exact event date, locations and event schedule. For these five days in early December, 60 Victorian and historic homes near downtown Opelika are transformed into colorful, nostalgic reminders of Christmas from a simpler, slower-paced era. The homes are adorned with life-sized Santas, angels, toys, carousel horses and other Christmas-themed figures, as well as Christmas lights, bows and greenery. The tour begins at North 8th Street and 2nd Avenue and includes over ten city blocks. Admission to this spectacular production is free. Visit www.AOTourism.com for details.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

The Christmas spirit has arrived to Big Spring Park with beautiful trees, special events and more for the family to stroll and enjoy.

Birmingham Bowl 2018

Birmingham

Visit website for exact event date. 205-733-3776, ext. 101. birminghambowl.com. Admission charged. Legion Field--The game will feature a team from the American Athletic Conference against a team from the Southeastern Conference and will be televised nationally at 1 p.m. CT, 2 p.m. ET.

Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Christmas Season

Mobile

Dec Mobile . Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Decorated for Christmas! . 251-471-6364. www.braggmitchellmansion.com. Admission charged. 1906 Springhill Ave.--Tour the Mansion with traditional decorations adorning each room. The gift shop will be open. 10 a.m.-4 p.m ., Tues. - Fri. with last tour at 3 p.m.

Christmas In The Park

Arab

Nov 23-December 31, Arab. Christmas in the Park. 256-586-3138. www.arab-chamber.org. Free. Arab City Park See more than two million holiday lights while walking the park trails. Daily at dusk.

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

Holiday Festivities that take place in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan during the Christmas Holidays. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

New Holiday Event

Huntsville

A brand new Holiday experience coming to Huntsville in 2018! Stay tuned to our facebook page: www.facebook.com/EarlyWorksMuseums and website: www.earlyworks.com for more info to come!

Santa In The Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop in the Hunt School where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the Smith Country Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Phillips Blacksmith, and so much more. Contact the Arab Chamber of Commerce at 256-586-3138. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 23-Dec. 12, 2018; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit website or call for exact event dates and schedule. Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

Inspired by The Alabama Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and Museum will showcase its Linn-Henley Gallery exhibition from June 2017 through December 2018. Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing tells hair-raising stories and brings to life the impact that auto racing in Alabama had on the region and national scenes. Join us as we relive this thrilling piece of Alabama history with “driving by the seat of your pants wasn’t a figure of speech” and learn why this legacy is the foundation for auto racing in Alabama today.

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more. Call or visit website for exact dates and times

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

The Tinsel Trail is a free display of live Christmas trees in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park annually each December. www.tinseltrail.com

Thursday, December 20

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

Dec 1-31, Oneonta. Christmas Lights at Palisades Park. 205-274-0017. www.blountcountypark.com. Free. Palisades Park---Drive through the park for the annual Christmas lights extravaganza between 5 and 9 each night in December (closed 12/24 and 12/25).

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

2018 Dollar General Bowl

Mobile

The Dollar General Bowl will be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL in December 2018. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. Visit website or call for exact event date and time.

2018 Victorian Front Porch Christmas Tour

Opelika

Visit website for exact event date, locations and event schedule. For these five days in early December, 60 Victorian and historic homes near downtown Opelika are transformed into colorful, nostalgic reminders of Christmas from a simpler, slower-paced era. The homes are adorned with life-sized Santas, angels, toys, carousel horses and other Christmas-themed figures, as well as Christmas lights, bows and greenery. The tour begins at North 8th Street and 2nd Avenue and includes over ten city blocks. Admission to this spectacular production is free. Visit www.AOTourism.com for details.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

The Christmas spirit has arrived to Big Spring Park with beautiful trees, special events and more for the family to stroll and enjoy.

Birmingham Bowl 2018

Birmingham

Visit website for exact event date. 205-733-3776, ext. 101. birminghambowl.com. Admission charged. Legion Field--The game will feature a team from the American Athletic Conference against a team from the Southeastern Conference and will be televised nationally at 1 p.m. CT, 2 p.m. ET.

Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Christmas Season

Mobile

Dec Mobile . Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Decorated for Christmas! . 251-471-6364. www.braggmitchellmansion.com. Admission charged. 1906 Springhill Ave.--Tour the Mansion with traditional decorations adorning each room. The gift shop will be open. 10 a.m.-4 p.m ., Tues. - Fri. with last tour at 3 p.m.

Christmas In The Park

Arab

Nov 23-December 31, Arab. Christmas in the Park. 256-586-3138. www.arab-chamber.org. Free. Arab City Park See more than two million holiday lights while walking the park trails. Daily at dusk.

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

Holiday Festivities that take place in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan during the Christmas Holidays. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

New Holiday Event

Huntsville

A brand new Holiday experience coming to Huntsville in 2018! Stay tuned to our facebook page: www.facebook.com/EarlyWorksMuseums and website: www.earlyworks.com for more info to come!

Santa In The Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop in the Hunt School where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the Smith Country Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Phillips Blacksmith, and so much more. Contact the Arab Chamber of Commerce at 256-586-3138. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 23-Dec. 12, 2018; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit website or call for exact event dates and schedule. Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

Inspired by The Alabama Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and Museum will showcase its Linn-Henley Gallery exhibition from June 2017 through December 2018. Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing tells hair-raising stories and brings to life the impact that auto racing in Alabama had on the region and national scenes. Join us as we relive this thrilling piece of Alabama history with “driving by the seat of your pants wasn’t a figure of speech” and learn why this legacy is the foundation for auto racing in Alabama today.

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more. Call or visit website for exact dates and times

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

The Tinsel Trail is a free display of live Christmas trees in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park annually each December. www.tinseltrail.com

Friday, December 21

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

Dec 1-31, Oneonta. Christmas Lights at Palisades Park. 205-274-0017. www.blountcountypark.com. Free. Palisades Park---Drive through the park for the annual Christmas lights extravaganza between 5 and 9 each night in December (closed 12/24 and 12/25).

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

2018 Dollar General Bowl

Mobile

The Dollar General Bowl will be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL in December 2018. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. Visit website or call for exact event date and time.

2018 Victorian Front Porch Christmas Tour

Opelika

Visit website for exact event date, locations and event schedule. For these five days in early December, 60 Victorian and historic homes near downtown Opelika are transformed into colorful, nostalgic reminders of Christmas from a simpler, slower-paced era. The homes are adorned with life-sized Santas, angels, toys, carousel horses and other Christmas-themed figures, as well as Christmas lights, bows and greenery. The tour begins at North 8th Street and 2nd Avenue and includes over ten city blocks. Admission to this spectacular production is free. Visit www.AOTourism.com for details.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

The Christmas spirit has arrived to Big Spring Park with beautiful trees, special events and more for the family to stroll and enjoy.

Birmingham Bowl 2018

Birmingham

Visit website for exact event date. 205-733-3776, ext. 101. birminghambowl.com. Admission charged. Legion Field--The game will feature a team from the American Athletic Conference against a team from the Southeastern Conference and will be televised nationally at 1 p.m. CT, 2 p.m. ET.

Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Christmas Season

Mobile

Dec Mobile . Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Decorated for Christmas! . 251-471-6364. www.braggmitchellmansion.com. Admission charged. 1906 Springhill Ave.--Tour the Mansion with traditional decorations adorning each room. The gift shop will be open. 10 a.m.-4 p.m ., Tues. - Fri. with last tour at 3 p.m.

Christmas In The Park

Arab

Nov 23-December 31, Arab. Christmas in the Park. 256-586-3138. www.arab-chamber.org. Free. Arab City Park See more than two million holiday lights while walking the park trails. Daily at dusk.

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

Holiday Festivities that take place in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan during the Christmas Holidays. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

New Holiday Event

Huntsville

A brand new Holiday experience coming to Huntsville in 2018! Stay tuned to our facebook page: www.facebook.com/EarlyWorksMuseums and website: www.earlyworks.com for more info to come!

Rock Climbing Adventure

Fort Payne

Climb the sandstone cliffs of Alabama

Santa In The Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop in the Hunt School where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the Smith Country Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Phillips Blacksmith, and so much more. Contact the Arab Chamber of Commerce at 256-586-3138. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 23-Dec. 12, 2018; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit website or call for exact event dates and schedule. Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

Inspired by The Alabama Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and Museum will showcase its Linn-Henley Gallery exhibition from June 2017 through December 2018. Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing tells hair-raising stories and brings to life the impact that auto racing in Alabama had on the region and national scenes. Join us as we relive this thrilling piece of Alabama history with “driving by the seat of your pants wasn’t a figure of speech” and learn why this legacy is the foundation for auto racing in Alabama today.

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more. Call or visit website for exact dates and times

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

The Tinsel Trail is a free display of live Christmas trees in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park annually each December. www.tinseltrail.com

Zip Line

Fort Payne

A fun adventure zipping through the trees

Saturday, December 22

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

Dec 1-31, Oneonta. Christmas Lights at Palisades Park. 205-274-0017. www.blountcountypark.com. Free. Palisades Park---Drive through the park for the annual Christmas lights extravaganza between 5 and 9 each night in December (closed 12/24 and 12/25).

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

2018 Dollar General Bowl

Mobile

The Dollar General Bowl will be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL in December 2018. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. Visit website or call for exact event date and time.

2018 Victorian Front Porch Christmas Tour

Opelika

Visit website for exact event date, locations and event schedule. For these five days in early December, 60 Victorian and historic homes near downtown Opelika are transformed into colorful, nostalgic reminders of Christmas from a simpler, slower-paced era. The homes are adorned with life-sized Santas, angels, toys, carousel horses and other Christmas-themed figures, as well as Christmas lights, bows and greenery. The tour begins at North 8th Street and 2nd Avenue and includes over ten city blocks. Admission to this spectacular production is free. Visit www.AOTourism.com for details.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

The Christmas spirit has arrived to Big Spring Park with beautiful trees, special events and more for the family to stroll and enjoy.

Birmingham Bowl 2018

Birmingham

Visit website for exact event date. 205-733-3776, ext. 101. birminghambowl.com. Admission charged. Legion Field--The game will feature a team from the American Athletic Conference against a team from the Southeastern Conference and will be televised nationally at 1 p.m. CT, 2 p.m. ET.

Camellia and Winter Blooming Azalea Show

Wetumpka

Enjoy 20 acres filled with mature camellias in bloom with the beautiful colors of Alabama's State Flower. A unique variety of azaleas also surprise visitors during periods of above -freezing weather. Winter annual flower beds add to this garden filled with classical statuary, fountains and pools. Jasmine Hill is open on Fridays and Saturdays from 9 AM to 5 PM, Sundays from noon to 5 PM.

Christmas In The Park

Arab

Nov 23-December 31, Arab. Christmas in the Park. 256-586-3138. www.arab-chamber.org. Free. Arab City Park See more than two million holiday lights while walking the park trails. Daily at dusk.

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

Holiday Festivities that take place in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan during the Christmas Holidays. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

New Holiday Event

Huntsville

A brand new Holiday experience coming to Huntsville in 2018! Stay tuned to our facebook page: www.facebook.com/EarlyWorksMuseums and website: www.earlyworks.com for more info to come!

Santa In The Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop in the Hunt School where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the Smith Country Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Phillips Blacksmith, and so much more. Contact the Arab Chamber of Commerce at 256-586-3138. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 23-Dec. 12, 2018; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit website or call for exact event dates and schedule. Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

Inspired by The Alabama Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and Museum will showcase its Linn-Henley Gallery exhibition from June 2017 through December 2018. Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing tells hair-raising stories and brings to life the impact that auto racing in Alabama had on the region and national scenes. Join us as we relive this thrilling piece of Alabama history with “driving by the seat of your pants wasn’t a figure of speech” and learn why this legacy is the foundation for auto racing in Alabama today.

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more. Call or visit website for exact dates and times

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

The Tinsel Trail is a free display of live Christmas trees in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park annually each December. www.tinseltrail.com

Sunday, December 23

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

Dec 1-31, Oneonta. Christmas Lights at Palisades Park. 205-274-0017. www.blountcountypark.com. Free. Palisades Park---Drive through the park for the annual Christmas lights extravaganza between 5 and 9 each night in December (closed 12/24 and 12/25).

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

2018 Dollar General Bowl

Mobile

The Dollar General Bowl will be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL in December 2018. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. Visit website or call for exact event date and time.

2018 Victorian Front Porch Christmas Tour

Opelika

Visit website for exact event date, locations and event schedule. For these five days in early December, 60 Victorian and historic homes near downtown Opelika are transformed into colorful, nostalgic reminders of Christmas from a simpler, slower-paced era. The homes are adorned with life-sized Santas, angels, toys, carousel horses and other Christmas-themed figures, as well as Christmas lights, bows and greenery. The tour begins at North 8th Street and 2nd Avenue and includes over ten city blocks. Admission to this spectacular production is free. Visit www.AOTourism.com for details.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

The Christmas spirit has arrived to Big Spring Park with beautiful trees, special events and more for the family to stroll and enjoy.

Birmingham Bowl 2018

Birmingham

Visit website for exact event date. 205-733-3776, ext. 101. birminghambowl.com. Admission charged. Legion Field--The game will feature a team from the American Athletic Conference against a team from the Southeastern Conference and will be televised nationally at 1 p.m. CT, 2 p.m. ET.

Christmas In The Park

Arab

Nov 23-December 31, Arab. Christmas in the Park. 256-586-3138. www.arab-chamber.org. Free. Arab City Park See more than two million holiday lights while walking the park trails. Daily at dusk.

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

Holiday Festivities that take place in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan during the Christmas Holidays. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

New Holiday Event

Huntsville

A brand new Holiday experience coming to Huntsville in 2018! Stay tuned to our facebook page: www.facebook.com/EarlyWorksMuseums and website: www.earlyworks.com for more info to come!

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit website or call for exact event dates and schedule. Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

Inspired by The Alabama Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and Museum will showcase its Linn-Henley Gallery exhibition from June 2017 through December 2018. Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing tells hair-raising stories and brings to life the impact that auto racing in Alabama had on the region and national scenes. Join us as we relive this thrilling piece of Alabama history with “driving by the seat of your pants wasn’t a figure of speech” and learn why this legacy is the foundation for auto racing in Alabama today.

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more. Call or visit website for exact dates and times

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

The Tinsel Trail is a free display of live Christmas trees in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park annually each December. www.tinseltrail.com

Monday, December 24

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

Dec 1-31, Oneonta. Christmas Lights at Palisades Park. 205-274-0017. www.blountcountypark.com. Free. Palisades Park---Drive through the park for the annual Christmas lights extravaganza between 5 and 9 each night in December (closed 12/24 and 12/25).

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

2018 Dollar General Bowl

Mobile

The Dollar General Bowl will be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL in December 2018. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. Visit website or call for exact event date and time.

2018 Victorian Front Porch Christmas Tour

Opelika

Visit website for exact event date, locations and event schedule. For these five days in early December, 60 Victorian and historic homes near downtown Opelika are transformed into colorful, nostalgic reminders of Christmas from a simpler, slower-paced era. The homes are adorned with life-sized Santas, angels, toys, carousel horses and other Christmas-themed figures, as well as Christmas lights, bows and greenery. The tour begins at North 8th Street and 2nd Avenue and includes over ten city blocks. Admission to this spectacular production is free. Visit www.AOTourism.com for details.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

The Christmas spirit has arrived to Big Spring Park with beautiful trees, special events and more for the family to stroll and enjoy.

Birmingham Bowl 2018

Birmingham

Visit website for exact event date. 205-733-3776, ext. 101. birminghambowl.com. Admission charged. Legion Field--The game will feature a team from the American Athletic Conference against a team from the Southeastern Conference and will be televised nationally at 1 p.m. CT, 2 p.m. ET.

Christmas In The Park

Arab

Nov 23-December 31, Arab. Christmas in the Park. 256-586-3138. www.arab-chamber.org. Free. Arab City Park See more than two million holiday lights while walking the park trails. Daily at dusk.

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Christmas Services

Birmingham

Christmas Eve Services: 3:30 p.m. Prayers at the Creche: a Service for Children; 5:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m., 11:00 p.m. Festal Eucharist with the Cathedral Choirs and Ambassador Brass Quintet, with the Music of Christmas beginning at 10:25 p.m.; Christmas Day 10:00 a.m. Holy Communion

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

Holiday Festivities that take place in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan during the Christmas Holidays. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit website or call for exact event dates and schedule. Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

Inspired by The Alabama Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and Museum will showcase its Linn-Henley Gallery exhibition from June 2017 through December 2018. Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing tells hair-raising stories and brings to life the impact that auto racing in Alabama had on the region and national scenes. Join us as we relive this thrilling piece of Alabama history with “driving by the seat of your pants wasn’t a figure of speech” and learn why this legacy is the foundation for auto racing in Alabama today.

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more. Call or visit website for exact dates and times

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

The Tinsel Trail is a free display of live Christmas trees in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park annually each December. www.tinseltrail.com

Tuesday, December 25

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

Dec 1-31, Oneonta. Christmas Lights at Palisades Park. 205-274-0017. www.blountcountypark.com. Free. Palisades Park---Drive through the park for the annual Christmas lights extravaganza between 5 and 9 each night in December (closed 12/24 and 12/25).

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

2018 Dollar General Bowl

Mobile

The Dollar General Bowl will be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL in December 2018. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. Visit website or call for exact event date and time.

2018 Victorian Front Porch Christmas Tour

Opelika

Visit website for exact event date, locations and event schedule. For these five days in early December, 60 Victorian and historic homes near downtown Opelika are transformed into colorful, nostalgic reminders of Christmas from a simpler, slower-paced era. The homes are adorned with life-sized Santas, angels, toys, carousel horses and other Christmas-themed figures, as well as Christmas lights, bows and greenery. The tour begins at North 8th Street and 2nd Avenue and includes over ten city blocks. Admission to this spectacular production is free. Visit www.AOTourism.com for details.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

The Christmas spirit has arrived to Big Spring Park with beautiful trees, special events and more for the family to stroll and enjoy.

Birmingham Bowl 2018

Birmingham

Visit website for exact event date. 205-733-3776, ext. 101. birminghambowl.com. Admission charged. Legion Field--The game will feature a team from the American Athletic Conference against a team from the Southeastern Conference and will be televised nationally at 1 p.m. CT, 2 p.m. ET.

Christmas In The Park

Arab

Nov 23-December 31, Arab. Christmas in the Park. 256-586-3138. www.arab-chamber.org. Free. Arab City Park See more than two million holiday lights while walking the park trails. Daily at dusk.

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Christmas Services

Birmingham

Christmas Eve Services: 3:30 p.m. Prayers at the Creche: a Service for Children; 5:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m., 11:00 p.m. Festal Eucharist with the Cathedral Choirs and Ambassador Brass Quintet, with the Music of Christmas beginning at 10:25 p.m.; Christmas Day 10:00 a.m. Holy Communion

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

Holiday Festivities that take place in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan during the Christmas Holidays. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit website or call for exact event dates and schedule. Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

Inspired by The Alabama Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and Museum will showcase its Linn-Henley Gallery exhibition from June 2017 through December 2018. Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing tells hair-raising stories and brings to life the impact that auto racing in Alabama had on the region and national scenes. Join us as we relive this thrilling piece of Alabama history with “driving by the seat of your pants wasn’t a figure of speech” and learn why this legacy is the foundation for auto racing in Alabama today.

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more. Call or visit website for exact dates and times

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

The Tinsel Trail is a free display of live Christmas trees in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park annually each December. www.tinseltrail.com

Wednesday, December 26

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

Dec 1-31, Oneonta. Christmas Lights at Palisades Park. 205-274-0017. www.blountcountypark.com. Free. Palisades Park---Drive through the park for the annual Christmas lights extravaganza between 5 and 9 each night in December (closed 12/24 and 12/25).

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

2018 Dollar General Bowl

Mobile

The Dollar General Bowl will be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL in December 2018. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. Visit website or call for exact event date and time.

2018 Victorian Front Porch Christmas Tour

Opelika

Visit website for exact event date, locations and event schedule. For these five days in early December, 60 Victorian and historic homes near downtown Opelika are transformed into colorful, nostalgic reminders of Christmas from a simpler, slower-paced era. The homes are adorned with life-sized Santas, angels, toys, carousel horses and other Christmas-themed figures, as well as Christmas lights, bows and greenery. The tour begins at North 8th Street and 2nd Avenue and includes over ten city blocks. Admission to this spectacular production is free. Visit www.AOTourism.com for details.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

The Christmas spirit has arrived to Big Spring Park with beautiful trees, special events and more for the family to stroll and enjoy.

Birmingham Bowl 2018

Birmingham

Visit website for exact event date. 205-733-3776, ext. 101. birminghambowl.com. Admission charged. Legion Field--The game will feature a team from the American Athletic Conference against a team from the Southeastern Conference and will be televised nationally at 1 p.m. CT, 2 p.m. ET.

Christmas In The Park

Arab

Nov 23-December 31, Arab. Christmas in the Park. 256-586-3138. www.arab-chamber.org. Free. Arab City Park See more than two million holiday lights while walking the park trails. Daily at dusk.

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

Holiday Festivities that take place in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan during the Christmas Holidays. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit website or call for exact event dates and schedule. Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

Inspired by The Alabama Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and Museum will showcase its Linn-Henley Gallery exhibition from June 2017 through December 2018. Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing tells hair-raising stories and brings to life the impact that auto racing in Alabama had on the region and national scenes. Join us as we relive this thrilling piece of Alabama history with “driving by the seat of your pants wasn’t a figure of speech” and learn why this legacy is the foundation for auto racing in Alabama today.

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more. Call or visit website for exact dates and times

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

The Tinsel Trail is a free display of live Christmas trees in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park annually each December. www.tinseltrail.com

Thursday, December 27

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

Dec 1-31, Oneonta. Christmas Lights at Palisades Park. 205-274-0017. www.blountcountypark.com. Free. Palisades Park---Drive through the park for the annual Christmas lights extravaganza between 5 and 9 each night in December (closed 12/24 and 12/25).

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

2018 Dollar General Bowl

Mobile

The Dollar General Bowl will be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL in December 2018. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. Visit website or call for exact event date and time.

2018 Victorian Front Porch Christmas Tour

Opelika

Visit website for exact event date, locations and event schedule. For these five days in early December, 60 Victorian and historic homes near downtown Opelika are transformed into colorful, nostalgic reminders of Christmas from a simpler, slower-paced era. The homes are adorned with life-sized Santas, angels, toys, carousel horses and other Christmas-themed figures, as well as Christmas lights, bows and greenery. The tour begins at North 8th Street and 2nd Avenue and includes over ten city blocks. Admission to this spectacular production is free. Visit www.AOTourism.com for details.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

The Christmas spirit has arrived to Big Spring Park with beautiful trees, special events and more for the family to stroll and enjoy.

Birmingham Bowl 2018

Birmingham

Visit website for exact event date. 205-733-3776, ext. 101. birminghambowl.com. Admission charged. Legion Field--The game will feature a team from the American Athletic Conference against a team from the Southeastern Conference and will be televised nationally at 1 p.m. CT, 2 p.m. ET.

Christmas In The Park

Arab

Nov 23-December 31, Arab. Christmas in the Park. 256-586-3138. www.arab-chamber.org. Free. Arab City Park See more than two million holiday lights while walking the park trails. Daily at dusk.

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

Holiday Festivities that take place in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan during the Christmas Holidays. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit website or call for exact event dates and schedule. Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

Inspired by The Alabama Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and Museum will showcase its Linn-Henley Gallery exhibition from June 2017 through December 2018. Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing tells hair-raising stories and brings to life the impact that auto racing in Alabama had on the region and national scenes. Join us as we relive this thrilling piece of Alabama history with “driving by the seat of your pants wasn’t a figure of speech” and learn why this legacy is the foundation for auto racing in Alabama today.

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more. Call or visit website for exact dates and times

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

The Tinsel Trail is a free display of live Christmas trees in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park annually each December. www.tinseltrail.com

Friday, December 28

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

Dec 1-31, Oneonta. Christmas Lights at Palisades Park. 205-274-0017. www.blountcountypark.com. Free. Palisades Park---Drive through the park for the annual Christmas lights extravaganza between 5 and 9 each night in December (closed 12/24 and 12/25).

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

2018 Dollar General Bowl

Mobile

The Dollar General Bowl will be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL in December 2018. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. Visit website or call for exact event date and time.

2018 Victorian Front Porch Christmas Tour

Opelika

Visit website for exact event date, locations and event schedule. For these five days in early December, 60 Victorian and historic homes near downtown Opelika are transformed into colorful, nostalgic reminders of Christmas from a simpler, slower-paced era. The homes are adorned with life-sized Santas, angels, toys, carousel horses and other Christmas-themed figures, as well as Christmas lights, bows and greenery. The tour begins at North 8th Street and 2nd Avenue and includes over ten city blocks. Admission to this spectacular production is free. Visit www.AOTourism.com for details.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

The Christmas spirit has arrived to Big Spring Park with beautiful trees, special events and more for the family to stroll and enjoy.

Birmingham Bowl 2018

Birmingham

Visit website for exact event date. 205-733-3776, ext. 101. birminghambowl.com. Admission charged. Legion Field--The game will feature a team from the American Athletic Conference against a team from the Southeastern Conference and will be televised nationally at 1 p.m. CT, 2 p.m. ET.

Christmas In The Park

Arab

Nov 23-December 31, Arab. Christmas in the Park. 256-586-3138. www.arab-chamber.org. Free. Arab City Park See more than two million holiday lights while walking the park trails. Daily at dusk.

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

Holiday Festivities that take place in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan during the Christmas Holidays. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

Rock Climbing Adventure

Fort Payne

Climb the sandstone cliffs of Alabama

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit website or call for exact event dates and schedule. Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

Inspired by The Alabama Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and Museum will showcase its Linn-Henley Gallery exhibition from June 2017 through December 2018. Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing tells hair-raising stories and brings to life the impact that auto racing in Alabama had on the region and national scenes. Join us as we relive this thrilling piece of Alabama history with “driving by the seat of your pants wasn’t a figure of speech” and learn why this legacy is the foundation for auto racing in Alabama today.

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more. Call or visit website for exact dates and times

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

The Tinsel Trail is a free display of live Christmas trees in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park annually each December. www.tinseltrail.com

Zip Line

Fort Payne

A fun adventure zipping through the trees

Saturday, December 29

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

Dec 1-31, Oneonta. Christmas Lights at Palisades Park. 205-274-0017. www.blountcountypark.com. Free. Palisades Park---Drive through the park for the annual Christmas lights extravaganza between 5 and 9 each night in December (closed 12/24 and 12/25).

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

2018 Dollar General Bowl

Mobile

The Dollar General Bowl will be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL in December 2018. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. Visit website or call for exact event date and time.

2018 Victorian Front Porch Christmas Tour

Opelika

Visit website for exact event date, locations and event schedule. For these five days in early December, 60 Victorian and historic homes near downtown Opelika are transformed into colorful, nostalgic reminders of Christmas from a simpler, slower-paced era. The homes are adorned with life-sized Santas, angels, toys, carousel horses and other Christmas-themed figures, as well as Christmas lights, bows and greenery. The tour begins at North 8th Street and 2nd Avenue and includes over ten city blocks. Admission to this spectacular production is free. Visit www.AOTourism.com for details.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

The Christmas spirit has arrived to Big Spring Park with beautiful trees, special events and more for the family to stroll and enjoy.

Birmingham Bowl 2018

Birmingham

Visit website for exact event date. 205-733-3776, ext. 101. birminghambowl.com. Admission charged. Legion Field--The game will feature a team from the American Athletic Conference against a team from the Southeastern Conference and will be televised nationally at 1 p.m. CT, 2 p.m. ET.

Camellia and Winter Blooming Azalea Show

Wetumpka

Enjoy 20 acres filled with mature camellias in bloom with the beautiful colors of Alabama's State Flower. A unique variety of azaleas also surprise visitors during periods of above -freezing weather. Winter annual flower beds add to this garden filled with classical statuary, fountains and pools. Jasmine Hill is open on Fridays and Saturdays from 9 AM to 5 PM, Sundays from noon to 5 PM.

Christmas In The Park

Arab

Nov 23-December 31, Arab. Christmas in the Park. 256-586-3138. www.arab-chamber.org. Free. Arab City Park See more than two million holiday lights while walking the park trails. Daily at dusk.

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

Holiday Festivities that take place in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan during the Christmas Holidays. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit website or call for exact event dates and schedule. Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

Inspired by The Alabama Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and Museum will showcase its Linn-Henley Gallery exhibition from June 2017 through December 2018. Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing tells hair-raising stories and brings to life the impact that auto racing in Alabama had on the region and national scenes. Join us as we relive this thrilling piece of Alabama history with “driving by the seat of your pants wasn’t a figure of speech” and learn why this legacy is the foundation for auto racing in Alabama today.

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more. Call or visit website for exact dates and times

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

The Tinsel Trail is a free display of live Christmas trees in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park annually each December. www.tinseltrail.com

Sunday, December 30

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

Dec 1-31, Oneonta. Christmas Lights at Palisades Park. 205-274-0017. www.blountcountypark.com. Free. Palisades Park---Drive through the park for the annual Christmas lights extravaganza between 5 and 9 each night in December (closed 12/24 and 12/25).

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

2018 Dollar General Bowl

Mobile

The Dollar General Bowl will be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL in December 2018. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. Visit website or call for exact event date and time.

2018 Victorian Front Porch Christmas Tour

Opelika

Visit website for exact event date, locations and event schedule. For these five days in early December, 60 Victorian and historic homes near downtown Opelika are transformed into colorful, nostalgic reminders of Christmas from a simpler, slower-paced era. The homes are adorned with life-sized Santas, angels, toys, carousel horses and other Christmas-themed figures, as well as Christmas lights, bows and greenery. The tour begins at North 8th Street and 2nd Avenue and includes over ten city blocks. Admission to this spectacular production is free. Visit www.AOTourism.com for details.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

The Christmas spirit has arrived to Big Spring Park with beautiful trees, special events and more for the family to stroll and enjoy.

Birmingham Bowl 2018

Birmingham

Visit website for exact event date. 205-733-3776, ext. 101. birminghambowl.com. Admission charged. Legion Field--The game will feature a team from the American Athletic Conference against a team from the Southeastern Conference and will be televised nationally at 1 p.m. CT, 2 p.m. ET.

Christmas In The Park

Arab

Nov 23-December 31, Arab. Christmas in the Park. 256-586-3138. www.arab-chamber.org. Free. Arab City Park See more than two million holiday lights while walking the park trails. Daily at dusk.

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

Holiday Festivities that take place in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan during the Christmas Holidays. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit website or call for exact event dates and schedule. Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

Inspired by The Alabama Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and Museum will showcase its Linn-Henley Gallery exhibition from June 2017 through December 2018. Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing tells hair-raising stories and brings to life the impact that auto racing in Alabama had on the region and national scenes. Join us as we relive this thrilling piece of Alabama history with “driving by the seat of your pants wasn’t a figure of speech” and learn why this legacy is the foundation for auto racing in Alabama today.

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more. Call or visit website for exact dates and times

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

The Tinsel Trail is a free display of live Christmas trees in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park annually each December. www.tinseltrail.com

Monday, December 31

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

Dec 1-31, Oneonta. Christmas Lights at Palisades Park. 205-274-0017. www.blountcountypark.com. Free. Palisades Park---Drive through the park for the annual Christmas lights extravaganza between 5 and 9 each night in December (closed 12/24 and 12/25).

2018 Dollar General Bowl

Mobile

The Dollar General Bowl will be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL in December 2018. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. Visit website or call for exact event date and time.

2018 Victorian Front Porch Christmas Tour

Opelika

Visit website for exact event date, locations and event schedule. For these five days in early December, 60 Victorian and historic homes near downtown Opelika are transformed into colorful, nostalgic reminders of Christmas from a simpler, slower-paced era. The homes are adorned with life-sized Santas, angels, toys, carousel horses and other Christmas-themed figures, as well as Christmas lights, bows and greenery. The tour begins at North 8th Street and 2nd Avenue and includes over ten city blocks. Admission to this spectacular production is free. Visit www.AOTourism.com for details.

2019 Joe Wheeler State Park's Annual New Year's Eve Party

Rogersville

Joe Wheeler State Park's Annual New Year's Eve Party

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

The Christmas spirit has arrived to Big Spring Park with beautiful trees, special events and more for the family to stroll and enjoy.

Birmingham Bowl 2018

Birmingham

Visit website for exact event date. 205-733-3776, ext. 101. birminghambowl.com. Admission charged. Legion Field--The game will feature a team from the American Athletic Conference against a team from the Southeastern Conference and will be televised nationally at 1 p.m. CT, 2 p.m. ET.

Christmas In The Park

Arab

Nov 23-December 31, Arab. Christmas in the Park. 256-586-3138. www.arab-chamber.org. Free. Arab City Park See more than two million holiday lights while walking the park trails. Daily at dusk.

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

Holiday Festivities that take place in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan during the Christmas Holidays. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

Countdown to Noon

Gadsden

Bring your children to Imagination Place on New Year’s Eve (December 31) for an early children’s 2019 celebration beginning at 11 am. We’ll make festive New Year’s crafts and enjoy refreshments while we countdown to our balloon drop at noon! This event is free with regular admission and free for members.

DUD Parade

Livingston

Dec 31, Livingston. DUD Parade. 205-652-1580. www.sumteralchamber.com. Free. Downtown--New Year's Eve parade with participants dressed in costume and masks.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit website or call for exact event dates and schedule. Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

Inspired by The Alabama Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and Museum will showcase its Linn-Henley Gallery exhibition from June 2017 through December 2018. Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing tells hair-raising stories and brings to life the impact that auto racing in Alabama had on the region and national scenes. Join us as we relive this thrilling piece of Alabama history with “driving by the seat of your pants wasn’t a figure of speech” and learn why this legacy is the foundation for auto racing in Alabama today.

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more. Call or visit website for exact dates and times

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

The Tinsel Trail is a free display of live Christmas trees in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park annually each December. www.tinseltrail.com

Yesterday's Rockin' New Year's Eve Party

Athens

Make your New Year's Eve plans to party with Yesterday's and dance the night away.