Annual Events

Spirit of America Festival

Jul 04, 2020

Decatur’s annual Fourth of July celebration, featuring live music and fantastic fireworks.

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Racking Horse Spring & World Celebrations

Jul 08, 2020 – Jul 11, 2020

Every spring and fall, Morgan County plays hosts a pair of world-class racking horse events.

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The Battle for Decatur

Sep 05, 2020 – Sep 06, 2020

A reenactment of the 1864 Civil War battle, as part of the Franklin-Nashville Campaign.

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Riverfest BBQ & Music Festival

Held annually in September

An unbeatable barbeque cook-off, officially sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society.

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Hartselle Depot Days

Sep 19, 2020

Hartselle Depot Days is a September celebration honoring the town’s railroad heritage.

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Eva Frontier Days

Sep 20, 2020 – Sep 26, 2020

Every year, the last week of September is filled with family-friendly events.

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River Clay Fine Arts Festival

Held annually on the 3rd weekend of October

Artists from miles away come together every fall for the River Clay Fine Arts Festival.

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Historic Decatur Christmas Tour

Held annually in December

Showcasing the Old Decatur Historic District and New Albany Historic District.

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Festival of the Cranes

Held annually in early January

Decatur’s annual Festival of the Cranes, every January at the Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge.

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Carnegie Carnival

Held on Mardi Gras, typically mid-February to early March

North Alabama’s premier Mardi Gras celebration benefiting the Carnegie Visual Arts Center.

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Alabama Jubilee Hot-Air Balloon Classic

Held annually on Memorial Day Weekend

Hot-air balloons fill the air over Memorial Day Weekend, flown by pilots from across the U.S.

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Daikin Japanese Festival

Held annually in May

A community party hosted annually by Daikin American’s in celebration of the company’s Japanese heritage.

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