Trail of Tears Commemoration & Motorcycle Ride
Highway 72 • Waterloo, AL 35630
McFarland Park, Trail End Location
Held annually on the third Saturday of September, the Trail of Tears Commemoration & Motorcycle Ride begins in Bridgeport, AL and ends in Florence, AL. Follow and learn the history of the Trail of Tears. A celebration of Native American history with storytelling, demonstrations, arts, crafts, and food vendors, and three-day Pow Wow. more...
Arts Alive Festival
217 East Tuscaloosa Street • Florence, AL 35630
Wilson Park, Downtown Florence
This juried art show has more than 100 vendors with a special art contest and activities for children, food, music, and more. Proceeds benefit area schools' "Artist in Residence" program. more...
Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts
217 E. Tuscaloosa Street • Florence, AL 35630
The cultural center for Florence, Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts is a gallery, educational facility, museum, and a center for the coordination and promotion for cultural activity in the area. It serves as the administrative office for all the museums. It is a home base and meeting place for cultural groups and a showcase and classroom for all arts disciplines. The Center features annual exhibits and rotating exhibits by artists from the Southeast, workshops and classes for all ages, concerts, and interesting lectures and programs. more...
Florence Wagon Festival
Held each May, the Florence Wagon Festival includes a parade in historic East Florence that honors the world-famous Florence Wagon Works.
UNA Front Porch Storytelling Festival
University of North Alabama
Storytelling workshops and professional storytellers are featured at the annual UNA Front Porch Storytelling Festival, May 17 & 18, 2013. Events will take place in the Performance Center of Guillot University Center or the Memorial Amphitheatre. more...
Shoals Earth Day Fest
Wilson Park in Historic Downtown Florence
Eco-friendly displays, live music, childrenâ€™s activities, local city government departments, vendors, including artists, artisans and crafts persons, and more can be enjoyed by the whole family at Shoals Earth Day Fest. more...
Huff 'N Puff on The Bluff 15K Race & Relay
2901 East 19th Avenue • Sheffield, AL 35660
Held at the Sheffield Recreation Center
Huff 'N Puff on The Bluff is an annual race held on the first Saturday of March that finishes at the Sheffield Recreation Center. The USATF certified 15K (9.3 mile) course goes along the banks of the Tennessee River and through historic downtown Sheffield, Alabama. more...
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