Memorial Day events 2016 Decatur AL

Things to do Memorial Day 2016 in Decatur AL

In addition to remembering the fallen soldiers that have kept our nation free, Memorial Day Weekend serves as the unofficial start to summer across the United States. While we would highly recommend checking out some of the patriotic parades and events in the Decatur area over the weekend, there is a host of other things to do for Memorial Day Weekend in Decatur AL.

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Alabama Jubilee Hot Air Balloon Classic

When: May 28 – 29
More info: www.alabamajubiliee.net
The Alabama Jubilee Hot-Air Balloon Classic is held annually during the Memorial Day Weekend in Decatur. The Jubilee hosts around 60 local and national hot air balloons at the expansive Point Mallard Park. The weekend’s activities are absolutely FREE and include a variety of fun events. The Alabama Jubilee is one of the few hot air balloon festivals that lets spectators walk on the same grounds as the balloons.
Memorial Day 2016 Events in Decatur AL

Old School and Blues Festival

When: May 28
Enjoy great blues music in the Alabama sunlight at the Old School and Blues Festival. The event is designed to preserve American blues music and Southern roots music and art.
More info: www.oldschoolandbluesfestival.com/

Bluegrass On The Plains

When: May 30 – June 5
If you’re in the mood for a little music over the Memorial Day Weekend, check out the Bluegrass on The Plans festival in Auburn. Featuring The Bailey Mountain Cloggers and a host of awesome food from vendors, this bluegrass festival is one you won’t forget. In addition to music, the festival will feature free workshops for budding bluegrass talent.
More info: www.bluegrassontheplains.com

The 12th Annual Cigar Box Guitar Festival

When: May 27 – May 28
The Cigar Box Guitar Festival in Huntsville is the largest cigar box festival in the world! Come out and celebrate the world of cigar box guitars with workshops, art, and great food from a variety of area vendors.