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Friday, September 6

Fall Exhibition

Birmingham

Exhibition opening reception: 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Friday, October 4

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

The year 2019 marks the fourth cycle of Out of the Box, an initiative to advance the appreciation and understanding of outdoor sculpture. Ten to 15 sculptures will be on view.

Thursday, October 10

Mobile Makers: Legendary Carnival Artists of Today

Mobile

"Alabama Makers" celebrates the creative geniuses found across the whole of the State. Mobile Makers highlights the outstanding talent and creations of the artists and artisans behind Carnival. Contemporary creatives design and execute trains, crowns, floats, paintings, and watercolors without compare. This exhibit showcases the lives and artworks of the artistic figures behind Mardi Gras.

Monday, November 4

Concern the Spiritual in Art

Wetumpka

The Kelly Fitzpatrick Memorial Gallery presents” Concerning the Spiritual in Art” from November 3 – December 20, 2019. This exhibit will feature artist’s interpretation of religious and holy images and will include piano performances of religious and Christmas music.

Saturday, November 9

Festival of Trees XXIX

Gadsden

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

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is excited to celebrate winter with “Let it Snow” through January 31, 2019.

Friday, November 22

Christmas In The Park 2019

Arab

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

Dothan Botanical Gardens Aglow

Dothan

A walking tours along a portion of the paved garden trails will feature lots of Christmas lights, lighted holiday displays, Christmas music, hot chocolate, coffee and cookies and, of course, Santa Claus. This family-oriented event will also feature a number of Christmas surprises to watch for in the trees so visitors are encouraged to bring their flashlights.

Santa in the Park 2019

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop 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 County Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Blacksmith, and so much more. Each Friday and Saturday, 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Thursday, November 28

2019 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!

Friday, November 29

Bellingrath Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Bellingrath Gardens is set aglow with more than 3 million twinkling lights, and more than 1,100 custom-designed set pieces appear in 15 scenes at this popular attraction. Tour the Bellingrath Home decorated in its holiday finery, and on weekends and during the week of Christmas you can have a picture made with Santa. While there, complete your holiday shopping in the beautiful gift shop.

Coastal Christmas 2019

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.

Galaxy of Lights 2019

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.

Santa's Village 2019

Huntsville

Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, visit live reindeer, visit the North Pole Bakery, or see a train engine come to life with magical lights!

Tinsel Trail 2019

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 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.

13th Annual Fayette Art Museum Festival of Trees

Fayette

Wonderful free Christmas event for people of all ages to enjoy! Creative trees decorated for the Christmas season!

2019 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).

2019 Dollar General Bowl

Mobile

The Dollar General Bowl will be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL in December 2019. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. Visit website or call for exact event date and time.

22nd Annual Christmas in the Park

Falkville

Christmas in the Park marks the beginning of the Christmas Season, with the lighting of the live tree. Refreshments, musical entertainment and an appearance by Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus.

Ardmore Tinsel Trail

Ardmore

The twinkle and garland dot these specially decorated trees behind the Bryan House enlivening the Christmas Spirit in heart of the Ardmore community.

Birmingham Bowl 2019

Birmingham

Visit website for exact event date and schedule. 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.

Making Alabama Bicentennial Exhibit

Montgomery

Exhibit will be in the Old Supreme Court Library

Perry County Historical Home Tour 2019

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

The Trees of Christmas 2019

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

Monday, December 2

2019 Governor's Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours

Montgomery

Governor's Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours 2019. www.alabama.travel. Free. 1142 S. Perry St.--Dec. 2, 9 and 16, 2019 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.

Annual Hometown Christmas Parade

Alexander City

Hometown Christmas Parade throughout the city of Alexander City, a decades-long tradition.

Athens North Pole Stroll 2019

Athens

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

Holiday Festival 2019

Selma

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

Tuesday, December 3

2019 Dickens Downtown

Northport

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

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 Tree Lighting

Prattville

Christmas Tree Lighting December 3, 6 pm The event will be held in the grassy area near the Fountain at Court and Third Streets. Festivities will begin at 6 pm, we will flip the switch to turn on the lights on the Christmas tree at 7 pm and Santa will arrive at 7 pm. This event is FREE and open to the public. For information, contact the Special Events Office at (334) 595-0854 or visit the website at www.prattvilleal.gov.

Wednesday, December 4

AHSAA Super 7

Tuscaloosa

The AHSAA football state championships from classes 1A-7A

Christmas on the River 2019

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.

Thursday, December 5

A Doublewide, Texas Christmas - a Jones, Hope, & Wooten comedy

Union Springs

In this outrageously funny comedy, it’s Christmas-time in the newest—and tiniest—town in Texas. And it’s beginning to look a lot like trouble in Doublewide.

Albertville Christmas Parade

Albertville

Santa comes to town the 1st Thursday of December in beautiful Downtown Albertville. Come see him ride in on a fire engine, enjoy the award winning Aggie Band, floats, music and so much more!

Art Night - Featuring a Year of Alabama Artists

Northport

Art Night is the 1st Thursday of each month. During this free, monthly celebration of visual arts, crafts, music, and community, visitors are invited to enjoy gallery openings, artist talks, demonstrations, interactive art, eight open artists' studios, live music, and local vendors in Historic Downtown Northport.

Athens Trustmark Christmas Parade

Athens

Bring the family and nestle in along the parade route as marching bands, floats, and more herald the arrival of Christmas and Santa to Athens.

Bienville Bites Food Tour

Mobile

Experience over 300 years of Gulf Coast history and culture as you taste Mobile’s best restaurants through an exclusive guided tour.

Bouldering Adventure

Fort Payne

Come experience first-hand what bouldering is all about with guides who are fun, safe and energetic. This trip includes all the gear plus basic instruction. We will climb on some of the best boulders atop Lookout Mountain.

Chestnut Grove Dinner Theater

Anniston

Chestnut Grove Come celebrate Christmas in the quaint community of Chestnut Grove. Revel in the stories of days gone by, feel the warmth of the holidays, and have your spirits lifted as you are brought back to time when the world was not as hectic and life was filled with simple pleasures. You will delight in this old-fashioned, down-to-earth Christmas tale that will put you in the holiday spirit like no other.

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

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

Grove Hill Christmas Parade

Grove Hill

Christmas Parade, see Santa, catch candy and enjoy time with friends and family

Friday, December 6

2019 Holly Market 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.

2019 Merry Market Unique Gifts and Arts & Crafts Expo

Orange Beach

Annual Merry Market at the Orange Beach Events Center at the Wharf. Unique Gifts and Arts & Crafts Expo.

49th 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.

Bienville Bites Food Tour

Mobile

Experience over 300 years of Gulf Coast history and culture as you taste Mobile’s best restaurants through an exclusive guided tour.

Chili Country Christmas Brundidge

Brundidge

Chili Country Christmas” at the We Piddle Around Theater in Brundidge, December 6 and 7, 2019. Evening features local and nationally acclaimed storytellers

Christmas Parade

Prattville

Christmas Parade December 6, 7 pm The parade will start at 7 pm at the Autauga County Courthouse at 4th and Court Streets. It will follow Main Street, turn right on Northington, then left on Doster Road to Stanley Jensen Stadium. For more information, contact the Special Events Office at (334) 595-0854 or visit the website at www.prattvilleal.gov.

Christmas at Arlington 2019

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

Come out to hear Christmas carols, sip hot cocoa, enjoy the lighting of the Christmas Tree and visit with Santa. Free cocoa and snacks for all! Call 251-943-1300 for more information.

First Friday

Gadsden

First Friday continues in November and December so bring the family to historic downtown Gadsden to shop, eat, and enjoy!

Holiday Sale

Mobile

Holiday Sale is a joint venture between Mobile Botanical Gardens and the Mobile County Master Gardeners. Unique poinsettias, seasonal plants, local foods (honey, grits, cornmeal, satsumas), botanical art, greenery decorations. 251-342-0555 for more information.

Opp Christmas Parade 2019

Opp

The Opp Christmas Parade, an annual event that is scheduled for the first Friday in December, includes floats; cars; walking groups; and horses.

Rock Climbing Adventure

Fort Payne

Climb the sandstone cliffs of Alabama

Zip Line

Fort Payne

A fun adventure zipping through the trees

Saturday, December 7

"Dickens Christmas Y'all" 2019

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.

2019 Christmas at Ivy Green

Tuscumbia

Christmas at Ivy Green. 256-383-4066. 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.

2019 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..

Alabama Veterans Museum Coffee Call

Athens

All veterans and their families are invited to the museum for breakfast and a time of fellowship with fellow veterans on every first Saturday of the month.

Artist Market 2019

Columbiana

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

Bienville Bites Food Tour

Mobile

Experience over 300 years of Gulf Coast history and culture as you taste Mobile’s best restaurants through an exclusive guided tour.

CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING

Dauphin Island

Sponsored by Dauphin Island Chamber of Commerce. Santa Claus, Snow, Hot Chocolate, Cookies.

Downtown Christmas Festival

Dothan

Santa Claus is coming to town and he is bringing with him a pile of SNOW! Join us at our Dothan Downtown Christmas Festival for a day of family fun including sledding, s’mores, caroling, arts & crafts and much, much more!

EYO Rock & Roll Christmas 2019

Gadsden

The EYO presents Rock & Roll Christmas 2019!

EYO Rock and Roll Christmas

Gadsden

The Etowah Youth Orchestras presents its holiday favorite, the Rock and Roll Christmas concert.

Elkmont Christmas Parade

Elkmont

Join the Elkmont Lions Club for heartwarmingly themed parade starting at 1:00PM in downtown Elkmont, Alabama. Route: Line up on Redus Street. Turn right onto Highland Avenue, turn left onto Upper Fort Hampton Road. Turn left onto AL Hwy 127, ending at the Piggly Wiggly parking lot.

Eufaula Christmas Tour of Homes 2019

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.

First Monday Weekend Trade days

Scottsboro

One of the Deep South's oldest and largest trade days where bartering, haggling, and swapping of goods has not passed on with time. It is a true blend of antique shows, craft fairs, and rummage sales. Believed to have begun in the mid-1850's, where merchants plied their wares around the Court House in downtown Scottsboro.

GCAA Christmas Art Market

Gulf Shores

Christmas Art Market featuring the original works of local and regional artists, mostly geared toward Christmas shopping.

Opelika Annual Christmas Parade

Opelika

Santa will usher in the Christmas Season.

Rappel/Rock Climb

Fort Payne

Have fun rappelling down the cliff or challenging the rock by climbing up it!

Rappelling Adventure

Fort Payne

A chance to start the day on a cliff

Scottsboro Jingle Bell Square

Scottsboro

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

Sportsman's Wonderland 2019

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.

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

Come see history come alive as WWII historical reenactors board the USS ALABAMA and USS DRUM. Call to battle stations at 1pm. Be on deck for aerial attack and combat engagement. L-Bird fly-in on the grounds with aerial demonstrations.

Yule Y’all: Holiday Market and Whiskey Tasting

Huntsville

Modeled after a European Christmas Market but with a southern twist. Santa and Krampus will be there and when you’re not in line for photos you can shop, sip, and stroll your way through Lowe Mill A&E. Holiday-themed contests, activities, and live music will make your shopping trip merry; be sure to check back with us on our website, Facebook, and Twitter for updates!

Sunday, December 8

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.

Auburn Gingerbread Village

Auburn

Come experience the largest Gingerbread Village in East Alabama in the conference center of the hotel. Over 10 Gingerbread Buildings are on display in the pre-function foyer for guests to admire.

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!

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.

Victorian Christmas

Dothan

Victorian Christmas. 334-794-3452. www.landmarkpark.com. 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 9

FrUiTCaKeS

Dothan

Southeast Alabama Community Theatre presents dinner & show for the holidays.

Tuesday, December 10

A Main Street Christmas

Prattville

A Main Street Christmas December 10, 5 – 8 pm Enjoy the lights and decorations, visit with Santa, and have fun while you visit the shops of Downtown Prattville for gifts for all the special people on your Christmas list. There will be caroling, children’s projects, hot chocolate, and more. Participate in the Chamber of Commerce Cash Mob for prizes when you shop downtown. Bring your family and friends and stroll through the lights of downtown and enjoy the dancing lights on the spillway and the 30’ Christmas Tree. For more information, call (334) 595-0854.

Ardmore AL/TN Christmas Parade

Ardmore

Santa comes to Ardmore with fanfare of local marching bands and floats leading the way.

Wednesday, December 11

100th Anniversary of the Boll Weevil Monument

Enterprise

The Centennial celebration of the dedication of the Boll Weevil Monument in Downtown Enterprise, Alabama

2019 Victorian Front Porch Christmas Tour

Opelika

The tour began in 1993 with just a few homes participating, but has grown to include 60 homes on North 8th and 9th street. The homes are decorated with life-size Santas, angels, toys, carousel horses and Christmas themed figures. The Victorian Front Porch Christmas Tour has been voted one of the southeast's top-rated tourism events and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Southern Living. The event is a self-directed driving tour. However, on Saturday night North 8th and 9th streets will be closed to traffic to encourage visitors, neighbors and friends to stroll through the neighborhood. This enables everyone to leisurely enjoy the homes up close, listen to the carolers, and talk with residents dressed in Victorian costumes. This tour begins on North 8th street and 2nd Avenue and includes over ten city blocks. Admission to this spectacular production is free. On the Friday night of the tour, the City of Opelika sponsors Christmas in a Railroad town which includes wagon rides through the Victorian Front Porch Christmas tour which includes tour guides who take you back in time while enjoying the festively decorated homes.

Thursday, December 12

Bienville Bites Food Tour

Mobile

Experience over 300 years of Gulf Coast history and culture as you taste Mobile’s best restaurants through an exclusive guided tour.

Chestnut Grove Dinner Theater

Anniston

Chestnut Grove Come celebrate Christmas in the quaint community of Chestnut Grove. Revel in the stories of days gone by, feel the warmth of the holidays, and have your spirits lifted as you are brought back to time when the world was not as hectic and life was filled with simple pleasures. You will delight in this old-fashioned, down-to-earth Christmas tale that will put you in the holiday spirit like no other.

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

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

Friday, December 13

37th 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.

Andalusia Ballet's The Nutcracker

Andalusia

Dec 13 -15, Andalusia. The Nutcracker. 334-222-6620. www.andalusiaballet.com. Admission charged. LBW Dixon Center for the Performing Arts--The holiday ballet about a young girl and her Nutcracker prince. FRI, SAT 7:30 p.m. SUN 2:30 p.m.

Bicentennial Culmination

Montgomery

Alabama's three-year bicentennial celebration climaxes in Montgomery with parades, fireworks, a laser light show, the dedication of a Bicentennial Park and free admission to most of the area's historic attractions.

Bienville Bites Food Tour

Mobile

Experience over 300 years of Gulf Coast history and culture as you taste Mobile’s best restaurants through an exclusive guided tour.

Christmas Concert

Prattville

Christmas Concert December 13, 7 pm Concert will begin at 7pm at Doster Community Center. This Annual Christmas Concert will feature both the Prattville Community Chorus and Prattville Pops and is FREE and open to the public. For more information, call (334) 595-0854.

Christmas Wagon Rides

Hanceville

Christmas Wagon Rides at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament! Come out to the Shrine this Christmas Season and enjoy a horse-drawn wagon ridge through the beautiful grounds!

Dickens Christmas Feast

Tuscumbia

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

Old Time Christmas

Troy

Come and enjoy an ole time Christmas. Enjoy a cup of cocoa cooked on an authentic wood stove, roast marshmallows over an open fire, sing Christmas carols in the church, and visit with a special guest from the North Pole

Rock Climbing Adventure

Fort Payne

Climb the sandstone cliffs of Alabama

Tuscaloosa Bicentennial Birthday Celebration

Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa celebrates its 200th birthday on December 13 with a Christmas parade, the unveiling of the Bicentennial statue, and the Bicentennial time capsule is buried.

Zip Line

Fort Payne

A fun adventure zipping through the trees

Saturday, December 14

"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.

2019 Parade of Lights

Rogersville

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

A Mooresville Holiday 2019

Mooresville

The 1818 village of Mooresville offers a holiday tour of the historic buildings and four private homes decorated for the season. Homes open & shopping available 1 to 4. Music and sweets in Brick Church. Reservations required. $40 per person. www.mooresvilleal.com. Click on Holiday Tour in the menu. Or call 256-355-2683

Alabama Wildlife Center Holiday Craft and Bake Sale

Hoover

Nature-themed crafts and ornaments, handmade ornaments, jewelry, bird houses, jams, jellies, preserves, baked goods, frozen casseroles, and smoked ham. Visit with Santa, just in time for the holidays.

Annual Christmas Lighted Boat Parade 2019

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.

Bienville Bites Food Tour

Mobile

Experience over 300 years of Gulf Coast history and culture as you taste Mobile’s best restaurants through an exclusive guided tour.

Billy Claus Comes to LuLu's

Gulf Shores

Billy Claus & the LuLuBelles will be at LuLu's accepting letters to take to Santa Claus! Be sure to make plans to attend this annual Free Family Event!

Blue Light Special Art Show

Leeds

Blue Light Special Art Show is an annual art show with over 50 vendors!

Candyland Half Marathon & 5K

Andalusia

Looking for a festive Christmas race this year? Andalusia’s award winning “Christmas in Candlyland” will be in full swing and our race will wind through all of the excitement! Bring the family and enjoy kids size Christmas cottages, Poehler slide, trying rides, and ice skating. This will be a great opportunity to get your Christmas card photo.There will be pre-race pictures with Santa Claus and a costume contest. This race will put us all in the Christmas spirit!

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 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.

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.

Lowe Mill A&E Holiday Dance Party

Huntsville

Every year has a new pop culture theme. If you know what’s hot you’ll know what to wear to this party. Lowe Mill A&E will recreate the atmosphere and setting of one of your favorite Film or TV experiences to provide the best holiday party in town. Music provided by Vertical House Records.

Monroeville Christmas Parade

Monroeville

Join us in Downtown Monroeville for a Winter Wonderland!

Rappelling Adventure

Fort Payne

A chance to start the day on a cliff

Snacks with Santa

Gadsden

Downtown Gadsden partners with Imagination Place to bring Santa to town!

Spirit of Christmas Past Homes and Luminary Tour

Huntsville

Stroll through the luminary lit streets of historic Twickenham and enjoy special musicians while touring the Weeden House Museum,First United Methodist Church,The Helion Lodge and 4 private residences all decorated in holiday finery. The proceeds from the 41st annual Spirit of Christmas Past Homes and Luminary Tour benefit the Weeden House Museum, built in 1819, the same year Alabama became a state, and historic district projects.

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.

“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.

Thursday, December 19

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 5:30 pm.

Bienville Bites Food Tour

Mobile

Experience over 300 years of Gulf Coast history and culture as you taste Mobile’s best restaurants through an exclusive guided tour.

Chestnut Grove Dinner Theater

Anniston

Chestnut Grove Come celebrate Christmas in the quaint community of Chestnut Grove. Revel in the stories of days gone by, feel the warmth of the holidays, and have your spirits lifted as you are brought back to time when the world was not as hectic and life was filled with simple pleasures. You will delight in this old-fashioned, down-to-earth Christmas tale that will put you in the holiday spirit like no other.

Friday, December 20

Bienville Bites Food Tour

Mobile

Experience over 300 years of Gulf Coast history and culture as you taste Mobile’s best restaurants through an exclusive guided tour.

Rock Climbing Adventure

Fort Payne

Climb the sandstone cliffs of Alabama

Zip Line

Fort Payne

A fun adventure zipping through the trees

Saturday, December 21

2019 Raycom Media Camellia Bowl

Montgomery

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

Bienville Bites Food Tour

Mobile

Experience over 300 years of Gulf Coast history and culture as you taste Mobile’s best restaurants through an exclusive guided tour.

Rappelling Adventure

Fort Payne

A chance to start the day on a cliff

Tuesday, December 24

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Hanceville

Join us for the Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord!

Christmas Services

Birmingham

Christmas Eve Services: 3:00 p.m. Family Service; 5:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m., 11:00 p.m. Holy Communion 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

Thursday, December 26

Bienville Bites Food Tour

Mobile

Experience over 300 years of Gulf Coast history and culture as you taste Mobile’s best restaurants through an exclusive guided tour.

Chestnut Grove Dinner Theater

Anniston

Chestnut Grove Come celebrate Christmas in the quaint community of Chestnut Grove. Revel in the stories of days gone by, feel the warmth of the holidays, and have your spirits lifted as you are brought back to time when the world was not as hectic and life was filled with simple pleasures. You will delight in this old-fashioned, down-to-earth Christmas tale that will put you in the holiday spirit like no other.

Friday, December 27

Bienville Bites Food Tour

Mobile

Experience over 300 years of Gulf Coast history and culture as you taste Mobile’s best restaurants through an exclusive guided tour.

Rock Climbing Adventure

Fort Payne

Climb the sandstone cliffs of Alabama

Zip Line

Fort Payne

A fun adventure zipping through the trees

Saturday, December 28

Bienville Bites Food Tour

Mobile

Experience over 300 years of Gulf Coast history and culture as you taste Mobile’s best restaurants through an exclusive guided tour.

Rappelling Adventure

Fort Payne

A chance to start the day on a cliff

Tuesday, December 31

City of Fairhope New Year's Eve Celebration

Fairhope

Dec 31, Fairhope. Fairhope New Year's Eve Celebration. 251-929-1466. www.cofairhope.com. Downtown--Band starts playing at 8:30 p.m. at corner of Fairhope Avenue and Church Street, fireworks and a ball drop at midnight, and more. 8 p.m.-midnight.

DUD Parade 2019

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.

MoonPie Over Mobile New Year's Eve Celebration 2019

Mobile

Ring in 2019 and the Mardi Gras season with a fireworks shows, live entertainment and world-famous MoonPie drop at midnight.