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March 02, 2018 to December 07, 2018

First Fridays Florence


Join friends, family or co-workers to experience the wonderfully festive atmosphere of First Fridays in Downtown Florence! On the first Friday of each month from March through December, Historic Downtown Florence comes alive with art, music, shopping and entertainment for the whole family! Enjoy the sights and sounds around every corner – dine in one of our fine restaurants – shop at our galleries and stores – or take a leisurely stroll to enjoy one-of-a-kind arts and the finest live music around!

March 02, 2018 to December 28, 2018

First Fridays Bicentennial Kick-Off


The City of Florence will kick off its Bicentennial events with the First Fridays event on Friday, March 2, 2018, in downtown Florence. The event will be from 5-8 p.m.

October 20, 2018

Alabama Renaissance Feast


Florence. Alabama Renaissance Feast. 256-740-4141. www.alarenfaire.org. Admission charged. Florence-Lauderdale Coliseum--Authentic Renaissance Feast prepared by a world-renowned chef, with entertainment provided during the meal. 7 p.m.

October 27, 2018 to October 28, 2018

Alabama Renaissance Faire


Florence. Alabama Renaissance Faire. 256-740-4141. www.alarenfaire.org. Free. Wilson Park--The park is transformed into Fountain-on-the-Green for an entire weekend, with vendors, demonstrators and performers on location. Sat, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun, 1-5 p.m.

November 29, 2018 to December 01, 2018

Sugarplum Marketplace


An annual holiday shopping marketplace

February 28, 2019 to March 02, 2019

George Lindsey/UNA Film Fest


Nominated by Southeast Tourism Society as one of the Top 20 Events in the Southeast for the month of March, the George Lindsey UNA Film Festival is an exciting event consisting of film screening, panels, discussions and celebrations throughout the Shoals area.

April 06, 2019

12th Annual Shoals Earth Day Fest 2019


The fest will have live entertainment, children's activities, arts & crafts and much more. Entertainment for the entire family will be provided by Steve Trash and others.

May 17, 2019 to May 18, 2019

Shoals Front Porch Storytelling Festival 2019


The Shoals Front Porch Storytelling Festival. Nationally and internationally known tellers share their stories. Friday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and evening event 7-9 p.m. Visit website for schedule and more information.

May 18, 2019 to May 19, 2019

Arts Alive Festival


The Arts Alive Festival is a juried fine arts and crafts festival featuring artists from across the country. Children's activities, food and more.

June 01, 2019 to June 02, 2019

Frontier Day Celebration


Step back in time and listen to dulcimer music while watching artisans in costumes creating baskets, brooms, quilts and much more.

June 29, 2019 to October 20, 2019

Florence Neal: Works on Paper


Auburn University alumna and New York-based artist Florence Neal will set up a working studio in the gallery adjacent to her exhibition.

July 19, 2019 to July 28, 2019

W.C. Handy Music Festival 2019


The W.C. Handy Music Festival is a weeklong celebration of the musical heritage of northwest Alabama, honoring Florence native, W. C. Handy, "Father of the Blues." Over 200 events take place during the week, ranging from mini-concerts to headliner concerts, plays to art exhibits, picnics to restaurants and clubs. We are located almost equidistant from Nashville, Memphis and Birmingham. The area known as "The Shoals," where the majority of the events take place, includes the cities of Florence, Sheffield, Tuscumbia and Muscle Shoals.

September 28, 2019

Annual Shoals Dragon Boat Festival


You won't want to miss out on seeing the largest lineup of racing teams in the annual Dragon Boat Festival. All proceeds are directly applied to Shoals Scholar Dollars for NSCC and UNA.