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SOUTHERN ROOTS / Classic Cullman calendar of events 2016-17 Check for more upcoming events throughout the year! 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. cullman area chamber of commerce 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 April/May 256-739-2916 Cullman Strawberry Fest August Farm Y’all Festival 209 1st Ave. NE Cullman, AL 35055 Cullman Strawberry Fest 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 April June Bloomin’ Festival Rock the South St. Bernard Prep School 1600 St. Bernard Dr. SE Cullman, AL 35055 Heritage Park 1705 Lee Avenue SW 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. An annual concert featuring some of the biggest names in country music and is hosted by Sara Evans. 256-737-7565 Festhalle Market Platz 209 1st Ave. NE Cullman, AL 35055 Held at the Festhalle Market in downtown Cullman, 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 Giant Pumpkin, Gourd and Watermelon contest, celebrity chefs preparing dishes using locally-grown produce, free games, a petting zoo, mechanical bull rides and many educational exhibits featuring agricultural themes. The finale to this event is the dropping of the Giant Pumpkin! September Clucknbrew 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 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 cullman area chamber of commerce July 256-734-0454 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. 256-739-6682 Ext. 7133 or 800-722-0999 dave warren photography - 100 classic 2016.indd 100 8/31/2016 10:38:17 AM