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Alabama Small Towns and Downtowns  Spring 2024


A River Runs Through It... In Wetumpka, the Coosa River literally runs through the town, and as a nod to the tourist attraction Wetumpka Main Street repurposes old kayaks into flower beds each summer. This set was placed in the roundabout off of Company Street.


  • Rich History and Rich Soil A Guide To Farmers Markets In Alabama
  • Farmer’s Market Favorites Create Amazing Side Dishes
  • Festivals Around Alabama - 12 FESTIVALS FEATURED
  • Alabama State Parks Showcase Alabama The Beautiful
  • Wehle Land Conservation Center Offers Immersive Experience to Connect with Nature
  • What is Disc Golf? 
  • MUSIC FEATURE: Outlaw Apostles
  • Overview of Design Alabama

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The 2024 Spring Issue of Alabama Small Towns and Downtowns magazine

Check out what's happening in Sweet Home Alabama 

Upcoming Events in Alabama

Displaying 38 Events:
Magnolia Festival in Gardendale
Apr 19, 2024
5:00 PM CDT
857 Main St
Gardendale, AL 35071
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Hog Wild for Art Festival - Camden
Apr 20, 2024
9:00 AM CDT
Camden, AL
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The Market at Bennett Farms
Apr 20, 2024
9:00 AM CDT
1073 Co Rd 13
Heflin, AL 36264
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Coosa Palooza Brewfest
Apr 20, 2024
3:00 PM CDT
408 S. Main Street
Wetumpka, AL 36092
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West Alabama Food and Wine Festival in Northport
Apr 21, 2024
4:00 PM CDT
Main Ave
Northport, AL 35476
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TroyFest Art and Craft Festival
Apr 27, 2024
9:00 AM CDT
Elm Street
Troy, AL 36081
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Wetumpka Earth Day & Spring Market
Apr 27, 2024
9:00 AM CDT
304 E Coosa St
Wetumpka, AL 36092-2414
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May 03, 2024
6:00 PM CDT
Gadsden, AL
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Feeling Froggy Scavenger Hunt
May 04, 2024
9:00 AM CDT
Wedowee, AL
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Featured Articles

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Enjoying an Alabama Small Town LifeAlabama Small Towns and Downtowns Spring 2024 ON THE COVER A River Runs Through It. .. In Wetumpka, the Coosa River literally runs throu...
Gardendale Magnolia FestivalJoin us for the 23rd Gardendale Magnolia Festival on April 19-20, 2024! This highly acclaimed event takes place at the Gardendale Civic ...
Get Hog Wild This Spring in CamdenBlack Belt Treasures Cultural Arts Center (BBTCAC) will host it's annual Hog Wild for Art Festival on Saturday, April 20, 2024 from 9:00...
CoosaPalooza BrewfestWelcome to Wetumpka, the City of Natural Beauty, where the anticipation is building for the extraordinary CoosaPalooza Brewfest!!! For t...
A Southern Melody in a Charming Railroad TownIn the heart of Alabama, where the pines sway to the rhythm of a timeless melody, lies the quaint town of Opelika—a rare gen that beckon...
TroyFest Brings Artists & More to Downtown Troy Last Wee... Every year nestled between Easter and Mother's Day, there's a weekend that brings people from all over the southeast to downtown Troy to...
June Fling Enters Its 22 YearSummertime in Oneonta is simply made better by the annual June Fling event hosted by the Oneonta Business Association (OBA). For 22 year...
West Alabama Food & Wine Festival Returns to Downtown No... Make your plans now to get to Downtown Northport April 21 for the West Alabama Food and Wine Festival. The festival returns to Main Aven...
Why visit our Alabama State Parks?January was long, and February was cold– and let’s face it - our desire to return to the sunshine is real. It’s one of the reasons we ch...
Alabama Small Towns Distribution Map for 2024We are growing y'all! In 2024, Alabama Small Towns and Downtowns will be found in more places than ever before!!! The Alabama State Park...
Bringing Life Back To Small Towns Through Entertainment ... SMALL DOWNTOWN AREAS, like our Main Street in Oneonta, are the heart and soul of many communities, but they often face challenges.
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