Hitting the Road

Posted on Friday, 31 May 2019.

Hitting the Road

Summer is officially here and vacation planning is in full swing. Before you press the book now button, check out these 3 festivals that you may want to plan your family vacation around right here in Marshall County.

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Guntersville Lake HydroFest
June 28-30, 2019
Boat racing returns to Lake Guntersville this summer! This weekend will feature the H1 Unlimiteds, the Grand Prix World hydros and the Powerboat National series. Two nights of concerts, static displays, food and fun including a kid’s zone with water slides will round out the weekend. On Friday, June 28, Grammy-Award winning artist Zach Williams will take the stage. As a contemporary Christian artist, Williams hit number one with his first two singles, “Chain Breaker” and “Old Church Choir.” Saturday night, June 29th, the concert will be a 70’s reunion when two of the biggest music bands of the era Orleans and Firefall take the stage. For more information or to tickets to Guntersville Lake HydroFest, click here!


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Albertville Main Street Music Festival
August 2-3, 2019
If it’s music you are looking for check out Albertville’s Main Street Music Festival. National and local artists will take not one, but two, stages for a full weekend of music from all genres. The festival will also feature food, arts & crafts, children's inflatables, a water park and a wide variety of other activities. Main Street Music Festival takes place in the heart of downtown Albertville. For 10 years in a row, MSMF has offered up two nights of music that appeal to all audiences and this year’s festival is no different. On Friday, August 2, Whiskey Myers takes the stage followed by the legendary Marshall Tucker Band. Ashley McBryde opens up the music on Saturday night, August 3, followed by headliner Easton Corbin. Main Street Music Festival is free to the public! For more information about Main Street Music Festival, click here!


Arab Sugar Fest
August 31, 2019
On August 31, 2019, the Arab City Park will be transformed into a sugar-lovers dream! This one-day festival includes a “Sugah’ Baker” decorating contest, the “Sweet Rides” Car Show, and live entertainment. Sample the menu from the delicious food trucks and stick around to see Miss Sugar Fest crowned. The kids have their own Sweetie Pie fun area with carnival type games and rides. For those of you who want to run off those sweets, there is a 5K Sugar Rush. Everyone is guaranteed to have a great day of family fun. So, bring a lawn chair, stay awhile, and end your day with the grand fireworks showcase at sundown. Click here for more information on the Arab Sugar Fest!

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