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Alabama Food Festivals

Food Festivals in Alabama 

January Festivals in Alabama 

Mardi Gras in Mobile on Gulf Coast 

February Festivals in Alabama 

Orange Beach Seafood Festival on the Gulf Coast 

March Festivals in Alabama 

BBQ & Blues Cook-Off, Foley 

Opp Rattlesnake Rodeo 

April Festivals in Alabama

Shelby County's Best BBQ Cook-Off, Columbiana 

Smoke On The Falls BBQ Festival, Gadsden 

Barbecue and Baklava, Birmingham

Baldwin County Strawberry Festival 

Alabama Chicken and Egg Festival, Moulton 

Pepper Place Saturday Market, Birmingham 

On The Tracks Food and Wine Festival, Auburn 

Lebanese Food and Cultural Festival, Birmingham 

Grits Festival, Childersburg 

Sucarnochee Folklife Festival, Livingston 

Chunnenuggee Fair, Union Springs 

Corks and Chefs Food and Wine Tasting, Birmingham 

Mullet Toss on Gulf Coast, Alabama

The Interstate Mullet Toss fish throwing event is staged at the famous beachfront Flora-Bama Bar on the Gulf Coast the last full weekend of April each year. It’s a great excuse for a weekend of activities, live music not to mention individuals competing to throw a mullet across the state line into Florida! 

May Festivals in Alabama 

Whistle Stop Festival and Rocket City BBQ Festival in Huntsville, Alabama

‘Sample a delicious slice of Southern Life’ at this festival held each Spring in Huntsville! 

Cullman Strawberry Fest, Cullman 

In the Pines Music Festival and BBQ Cook-off, Chatom 

Gulf Coast Zydeco Music and Crawfish Festival, Daphne 

Cotton Pickin BBQ Cook-Off and Festival, Hartselle 

Poke Salat festival, Arab 

Catfish Festival, Scottsboro 

Mule Day/Chickenfest, Gordo 

June Festivals in Alabama 

Tallassee Now! BBQ and Music Fest, Tallassee 

Alabama Blueberry Festival

Chilton County Peach Festival 

July Festivals in Alabama 

Grand Bay Watermelon Festival, Grand Bay 

Sand Mountain Potato Festival, Henager 

Sate Farmers Market Day, Montgomery 

Flavors of the South Food and Wine Festival, Robertsdale 

August Festivals

Stokin' the Fire BBQ & Music Festival in Birmingham, Alabama

Enjoy headliner acts and world class BBQ at this event each August in Birmingham. 

Gadsden - Etowah Cobbler Festival, Gadsden 

Franklin County Watermelon Festival, Russelville 

Alabama Restaurant Week, Statewide 

Black Belt Folk Roots Festival, Eutaw 

Alabama Butterbean Festival, Pinson 

September Festivals in Alabama 

St William Seafood Festival, Guntersville 

Sweet Tater Festival, Crane Hill 

Urban Harvest Twilight Supper, Birmingham 

Coon Dog Cemetery Labor Day Celebration, Tuscumbia 

Riverfest Barbeque Cook-Off, Decatur 

Taste of the Bayou, Bayou La Batre 

Whistle Stop Festival, Irondale 

October Festivals in Alabama 

Cullman Oktoberfest, Cullman 

National Shrimp Festival on Gulf Shores, Alabama

Enjoy the delicious food and live entertainment at this festival on the beautiful beaches of Gulf Shores each October. 

Butler Fest, Butler 

Break 'n Bread, Birmingham 

Carver Sweet Potato Festival, Tuskegee 

Taste of Homewood, Homewood 

African Extravaganza, Selma 

Oktoberfest and BBQ Cook Off, Rogersville 

Peanut Butter Festival, Brundidge 

Wiregrass Heritage Festival, Dothan 

Shelby Blues and BBQ, Pelham 

November Festivals in Alabama 

National Peanut Festival, Dothan 

Alabama Pecan Festival, Mobile 

Cane Syrup Makin Day, Beatrice 

Mobile International Festival, Mobile 

Christmas On The River Barbeque Cook-Off 

World Barbecue Championship, Orange Beach

December Festivals in Alabama 

Chilly-Fest, Linden


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