Decatur, Alabama

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Decatur, Alabama, USA

Entertainment & Events in Decatur, Alabama

Special Events

  • Alabama Jubilee Hot Air Balloon & Music Festival 256-341-4900 or 256-350-2028
    Held at Point Mallard Park
    Over 60 hot-air balloonists from across the nation participate in the Alabama Jubilee Hot-Air Balloon Classic, the largest and longest-running hot-air balloon festival in Alabama. Held annually during Labor Day weekend, this family-friendly festival features such events as the Decatur Arts Guild Arts and Craft Show, Tennessee Valley Tractor and Engine Show, a classic car show, fireworks, and live entertainment. more

  • Battle For Decatur Civil War Reenactment 256-341-4900
    2901 Point Mallard Circle Southeast
    Decatur, AL 35601
    This event features more than 200 authentically costumed Union and Confederate soldiers in mock battles. The activities begin on Labor Day Weekend with a candlelight tour of the camp held on Saturday.


  • Carmike 8 256-350-0935
    607 Fourteenth Street
    Decatur, AL 35603
    This state of art cinema shows all the latest Hollywood hits! more

  • Regal River Oaks Cinema 8 256-355-6622
    2203 Southwest Family Security Place
    Decatur, AL 35603
    Features critically-acclaimed films, alternative productions, restored classics and first-run foreign movies.  more

Plays & Productions

  • Princess Theater, The 256-350-1745
    112 Second Avenue Northeast
    Decatur, AL 35601-2345
    Once billed as the largest playhouse between Birmingham and Nashville, the Princess Theatre has been a North Alabama landmark for more than a century. Today, the Princess Theatre is once again an important part of North Alabama showcasing such artists as Ray Charles, Loretta Swit, Cloris Leachman, and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band.  more

Festivals & Fairs

  • Alabama Jubilee Hot-Air Balloon Festival 800-232-5449
    Held at Point Mallard Park
    "The oldest hot-air balloon race in the mid-South," the annual Alabama Jubilee Hot-Air Balloon Festival normally takes place Memorial Day weekend. The Alabama Jubilee features 60 balloons from around the United States, live musical acts and shows, an arts & crafts show, a tractor show, and an antique car show. more

  • Daikin Japanese Festival
    Decatur-based industry Daikin America is host to the Daikin Japanese Festival, an annual celebration of the company’s Japanese heritage. Held each May at the Morgan County Fairgrounds, the family-friendly Daikin Festival features live entertainment, hot-air balloon rides, Japanese cultural displays and an art contest. more

  • Spirit of America Festival 256-350-2028
    2901 Point Mallard Drive
    Decatur, AL 35602
    Held at Point Mallard Park
    This annual, two-day Independence Day celebration features the Miss Point Mallard pageant and the presentation of the Audie Murphy Patriotism Award, among other freedom awards. Activities include live stage entertainment, children's activities, and a huge fireworks display the night of the 4th. more

  • Multicultural Indian Event 256-905-2494 or 256-905-2499
    1219 County Road 187
    Danville, AL 35619
    Oakville Indian Mounds Education Center
    An annual festival held in May, the Multicultural Indian Event features Indian crafts, music, dance, ceremony and camaraderie. Demonstrations of flint-knapping, silversmithing, finger-weaving, gorget-making, stickball, drum-making, woodcarving, blacksmithing, basket-making, pottery-making, stone pipe-making and more can be enjoyed. more
    Sponsored By: Lawrence County Native American Student Club

Sporting Events

  • Racking Horse Spring Celebration 256-353-7225
    Highway 67 East
    Decatur, AL 35601
    Celebration Arena
    The second largest Racking Horse Show in the US with entries from over 25 states competing for honors, as well as, cash prizes. Features different classes and divisions of Racking Horses. Admission charge. This event is held in April each year. more


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