Events

 

Every 2nd Friday June – September

2nd Fridays
Downtown Cullman
Chamber of Commerce-sponsored event, which features evenings of downtown fun that centers on extended retail hours, restaurant specials, and entertainment for locals and visitors.
256-734-0454
www.CullmanChamber.org/Fridays
www.Facebook.com/2ndFridaysCullman

April

Bloomin’ Festival
St. Bernard Prep School,
1600 St. Bernard Dr. SE, Cullman, AL 35055
Bloomin’ Festival is a two day juried arts festival attracting thousands of visitors to the beautiful campus of St. Bernard Abbey and Prep School. Located adjacent to the school is the world famous Ave Maria Grotto. The picturesque landscape of stone cut buildings on the grounds of Alabama’s only Abbey provides a backdrop for the out-of-doors show. More than 140 booths are filled with artists demonstrating and exhibiting their work. The festival is the largest fundraiser annually for the operation and maintenance of the school.
256-739-6682 Ext. 7133 or 800-722-0999
www.BloominFestival.com
www.Facebook.com/BloominFestival

April/May

Cullman StrawberryFest
209 1st Ave. NE, Cullman, AL 35055
Cullman StrawberryFest is a two-day festival celebrating our strawberry harvest and opening day of our farmers market. Food, music, a classic car show, arts & crafts and a children’s fun area are just a few fun family activities that anyone can participate in.
256-734-9157
www.Facebook.com/CullmanStrawberryFest

May

Dinner on First
209 1st Ave. NE, Cullman, AL 35055
The Cullman City Parks and Recreation Foundation Board will be hosting its inaugural Dinner on First event to raise funds for the planned Connected Park project, which will feature an all-inclusive playground accessible to children of all abilities and special needs.
256-734-9157
www.Facebook.com/events/543539785847702/

June

Rock the South
Heritage Park
1705 Lee Avenue SW, Cullman, AL 35055
An annual concert featuring some of the biggest names in country music and is hosted by Sara Evans.
256-737-7565
www.RockTheSouth.com
www.Facebook.com/RocktheSouth

July

Fourth of July Fireworks
416 County Road 385, Cullman, AL 35055
Smith Lake Park hosts a number of special events and festivals throughout the year, including a spectacular Fourth of July Fireworks show. The park also features tent and RV camping, a swimming pool, boat launch, miniature golf and more.
256-739-2916
http://www.CullmanCountyParks.com/SmithLake.html

August

Eva Bank Midnight Run 5K
St. Bernard Prep School,
1600 St. Bernard Dr. SE, Cullman, AL 35055
On the second Friday in August, this is a unique 5K event on a certified course. Prizes go to first place male and female runners.
256-734-9157 or 256-739-6682
http://CullmanRecreation.org/EvaBank-Midnight-Run-5k/

August

Farm Y’all
Festhalle Market Platz
209 1st Ave. NE, Cullman, AL 35055
Held at the Festhalle Market in downtown Cullman during 2nd Fridays from June – August, this event is a celebration of agriculture, farmers and their produce. On this day, local farmers will be on hand with a good supply of homegrown fruits and vegetables. The festival features a easy hands on cooking demo preparing dishes using locally-grown produce, free games, mechanical bull rides and many educational exhibits featuring agricultural themes.
256-734-0454
www.FarmYall.com
www.Facebook.com/CullmanAreaChamber

September

Cullman County Fair Parade
Highway 31, Cullman
The annual fair showcases local talent through entertainment, canning, livestock raising and features a variety of shows and exhibits for all ages.
www.CullmanFair.com

September

Wing Street
Depot Park,
309 1st Ave NE, Cullman, AL 35055
A fun, fall celebration featuring a wing cook-off, kidzone, game day tent playing Alabama & Auburn games, music, chicken themed contests and more!
256-734-9157
www.CullmanRecreation.org

September

Sweet Tater Festival
416 Co. Rd. 385, Cullman, AL 35057
Held on Labor Day weekend every year, this festival features a myriad of arts & crafts, along with seasonal sweet potatoes, music, a car show, and lots of food and family fun.
256-531-7916 or 256-739-2916
www.SweetTaterFestival.com

September – October

Cullman County Fair
Cullman County Fairgrounds
1501 Sportsman Lake Rd. NW, Cullman, AL 35055
Great rides, games, exhibits and lots of food combined with local and regional entertainment. Great family fun.
256-734-0661
www.CullmanFair.com

October

Mud Creek Arts & Crafts Festival
112 Main St. SE, Hanceville, AL 35077
Arts & crafts festival celebrating homemade and handmade goods and foods from all over.
256-737-8787 or 256-352-9811
www.Facebook.com/MudCreekArtsAndCrafts

October

Peinhardt Living History Farm Days
Cullman, Corner of Hwy 278 and I-65
Peinhardt Edgewood Farm is primarily an evolving family farm focusing on rural life in the 1930s and 40s. Farm Days educates students on what life was like as a farmer in those days.
256-734-0850 or 256-734-7271
www.PeinhardtFarm.com

October

Oktoberfest
209 1st Ave. NE, Cullman, AL 35055
Special meals, choir performances and music events are held during the week at locations throughout the community. Streets in downtown Cullman are roped off for weekend activities which include more German food, arts & crafts shows and sales, live bands and entertainers, historic district tours, retail store specials, and the Burgermeister ball.
256-739-1258 or 800-533-1258
www.CullmanOktoberfest.com

October

Alabama Gourd Festival
McGukin Civic Center, 510 5th St. SW, Cullman, AL 35055
Shop the beautiful vendor booths featuring amazing arts & crafts made from gourds, tour the ribbon competition exhibit hall, and take a gourd art crafting class to make your very own handcrafted gourd. Watch artists do free demonstrations of their crafts and enjoy food and live entertainment.
256-747-1447 or 256-355-4634
www.AlabamaGourdSociety.org
https://www.Facebook.com/AlabamaGourdSociety

November/December

Christmas in Cullman
Downtown Cullman
The city comes alive with special holiday entertainment and shopping in downtown Cullman with activities through the months of November and December.

Christmas in Cullman Open House
Every second weekend in November, the Christmas Open House is held in downtown Cullman. Retailers offer special hours and discounts, along with several family friendly activities and holiday oriented events.

Christmas in Cullman Parade
A night parade through downtown Cullman is held along with the City’s official Tree Lighting Ceremony, and lots of festivities and fun. Hot cocoa and cookies are served, along with a chance to visit Santa Claus. Entertainment and kid friendly activities.
256-734-9157
http://CullmanRecreation.org/

Christmas Arts & Crafts Show
McGukin Civic Center
510 5th Street SW, Cullman, AL 35055
A showcase of great talent and crafts and a chance to pick a gift before the holiday arrives.
256-734-9157
www.CullmanRecreation.org

Sportsman Lake Park Winter Wonderland
Sportsman Lake Park transforms into a Winter Wonderland with their annual Christmas lights program. Lasting almost the entire month of December, families can take a car ride through the park to see the lights, visit with Santa Claus, along with other fun activities.
256-734-3052
http://www.CullmanCountyParks.com/Sportsman.html

St. John’s Church Christmas Market
This Christmas Market features lots of great handmade items and unique goods. An abundance of arts and crafts and seasonal items available.
256-734-0344
http://www.sjepc.com/

Moe's Original Bar B Que

Wings, Nachos, and More!

Johnny's BBQ's

Johnny's Bar-B-Q

Come try our giant BBQ Stuffed Potato

Panera Bread

Come try our fresh baked goods

Van's - your complete outdoor supply store

Van's Sporting Goods

Your complete sporting goods store

 

Cullman Chamber of Commerce

GET IN TOUCH
Jesse Newsom - Director of Tourism
256-734-0454
email: jnewsom@visitcullman.org

ADDRESS
Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce
& Visitor Center
301 2nd Avenue, SW
Cullman, AL 35055