Annual Events

Historic Decatur Christmas Tour

Dec 22, 2020 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

In 2020, uncertainty reigns, but the Historic Decatur Christmas Tour will go on. In a nod to COVID-19 health concerns, the 2020 event will feature a virtual tour of homes on Saturday, December 12.

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Festival of the Cranes

Jan 09, 2021 – Jan 10, 2021

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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Spirit of America Festival

Held annually on July 4th

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

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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. Due to COVID-19, the 2020 Riverfest has been canceled.

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Hartselle Depot Days

Held the third Saturday in September

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

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Eva Frontier Days

Held annually during the last full week of September

Every year, the last week of September is filled with family-friendly events. Due to COVID-19, the 2020 festival has been canceled

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Racking Horse Spring & World Celebrations

Held annually in April and September

Every spring and fall, Morgan County plays hosts a pair of world-class racking horse 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. Due to COVID-19, the 2020 RiverClay Fine Arts Festival has been canceled.

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