Jackson County 2022 Annual Events
YEAR ROUND EVENT
P First Monday Weekend Trade Days – See 2022 dates below. Est. Monthly Attendance: 7,500; Jackson County Courthouse Square, Scottsboro, AL. One of the Deep South’s oldest and largest trade days where bartering, haggling, and swapping of goods has not passed on with time. It is a true blend of antique shows, craft fairs, and rummage sales. Believed to have begun in the mid-1850’s, where merchants plied their wares around the Court House in downtown Scottsboro. Admission: Free.
P Big Bass Splash – March 24, 27 at Goose Pond Colony in Scottsboro. Join hundreds of Amateur Anglers from kids to adults as they fish for the chance at $250,000 in cash and prizes. An Outdoor EXPO with food, fishing items, and entertainment available throughout the weekend. Registration fee for anglers. For Information contact: LYDIA Pennington At 256-259-5500.
P Spring Fling-Junior College Golf Tournament – March 24th, and 26th at Goose Pond Colony, Scottsboro. See the best young golfers from around the nation compete for recognition as the team to beat in May when most of them come back to Goose Pond to play for the National Championship. Info: call Goose Pond at 256-259-2884.
P Siege of Bridgeport Re-enactment – To be confirmed, normally celebrated late March to early April. The undisputed largest re-enactment in Alabama. Bridgeport brings history alive when almost 2,000 re-enactors thrill thousands of curious visitors and history buffs with their authentic re-creation of this fateful battle of the Civil War. Also included are period music, authentic encampment and vendors of historical objects and clothing. For Info: Glenn Hill 256-495-3614 or Jackson Co. Tourism 256-259-5500.
P Jackson County Spring Carnival - March 29th- April 2nd, 2022 in Scottsboro. A Spring Carnival with Midway Attraction Rides, Games and Entertainment.
P Storytelling Festival - (Pisgah) - April 14-16, 2022.
P Off Broadway Plays presented by the Theatre Department of Northeast Alabama Community College – For 3 weekends from April 21 - May 8. A spring play or musical is just another benefit of having the creative talent and facilities of the Tom Bevill Lyceum at Northeast Alabama Community College. Admission: $8.00. Contact: for additional info call 218-638-4418 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or www.nacc.edu/nacctheatre
P Native American Festival – May 2nd, & 3rd. One of the earliest known habitations of Native Americans and Alabama’s only National Monument Russell Cave near Bridgeport, AL hosts their annual Native American Festival from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. each day. Bring your lawn chair or blanket for the storytelling and dancing. Other demonstrations of early living and arts include: pottery making, Cherokee encampment, flute music, archery, flint napping, woodcarving, and many other activities for all ages. Food vendors will be available. Free admission. For Info: call 256-495-2672 or Jackson Co. Tourism 256-259-5500 or visit www.nps.gov/ruca.
P Walking Tours of Scottsboro – Every Saturday beginning May 7th and ending May 11th in downtown Scottsboro, AL. A traditional State event that allows visitors and history buffs to explore participating communities historical homes & areas. Starts at 10 a.m. at the Scottsboro-Jackson Heritage Center and is led by a different community leader each week. No charge. Info: The Chamber at 256-259-5500
P Annual Catfish Festival – Held May 21 at Jackson County Park in Scottsboro. A great hometown festival will include a catfish tournament for the adults, catfish rodeo for kids, arts & crafts show, Car Show, Free Concerts. Admission. For Info: Vickie Hastings 256-574-4305.
NJCAA DIVISION II Men's Golf National Championship (Goosepond Colony-Scottsboro) - May 10-13
35th Annual Gerhart Chamber Music Festival (Gorham's Bluff, Pisgah) - May 11-20
P Stevenson Depot Days – May 21st and 22nd. Downtown Stevenson, Alabama & Stevenson City Park – Est. attendance: 15,000. An old-fashioned festival that celebrates its railway heritage with parades, ice crème social, pioneer breakfast, a street dance, story telling, clogging, museum tours, and other period entertainment. The festival also features the Pro Lawnmower Racing, Alabama Bug Jam, Free concerts and much, much more. For Info: 437-3012 or Jackson County Tourism 256-259-5500.
P Town of Woodville Festival – June 4th at Woodville Town Park. Come celebrate Woodville’s Heritage with music, Bar-B-Q, museum tours, and a car, truck and motorcycle show. For Info: Brenda Austin, City Clerk 256-776-2860 or Jackson County Tourism 256-259-5500
P Alabama Ballet Summer Residency – June 26th -2 July at Pisgah.
P Annual Summer Latino Festival – July 9th – On the lawn at Northeast Alabama Community College and Tom Bevill Lyceum from 12 a.m. till 4 p.m., Powell, AL – Featuring Live Entertainment, Arts & Crafts, Soccer Skills contest, numerous children’s activities, delicious Latino food, free soft drinks & ice crème, piñatas, and much, much more. Free admission. For more info in English or Spanish: (256) 228-6001 ext. 248.
P 4th of July on the Tennessee River – At Goose Pond Colony, Scottsboro, AL – Music, Entertainment, Huge Boat Parade, Food, and of course the BIG Fireworks Show at the Amphitheater beginning at 6:00 p.m. – Free Admission. Contact Jackson County Tourism @ 256-259-5500 or Goose Pond Colony @ 800-268-2884.
P Annual Sand Mountain Gospel Music Festival – July 16th – On the lawn at Northeast Alabama Community College and Tom Bevill Lyceum from 12 a.m. till 4 p.m., Powell, AL – Featuring Live Entertainment, Arts & Crafts, Soccer Skills contest, numerous children’s activities, delicious Latino food, free soft drinks & ice crème, piñatas, and much, much more. Free admission. For more info in English or Spanish: (256) 228-6001 ext. 248.
P Arts in the Park (1st Monday Arts Sunday)– August 21st in Scottsboro.
P Section Labor Day Festival – August 22nd in Section
P Jackson County Fair – August 23rd in Scottsboro.
P 9th Annual Bridgeport Jubilee – August 27th – 9:00 a.m. till 9:00 p.m. Downtown Bridgeport near Soulard Square and the historic depot and museum. Join in the entire day of family fun as Bridgeport celebrates its present to help preserve its historical past. Be a part of the patriotic decorated bike and tricycle parade at 1:30. You might be a winner. There will be musical entertainment throughout the day including blue grass, gospel and local pickers and singers. Also food vendors, silent auction, arts & crafts, bingo, antique car show, motorcycle show, children’s games, and historical storytelling with re-enactors. A fantastic fireworks show ends the Jubilee. Donations accepted. For info: Mary Mashburn 256-495-3114, or Rubye Hahn 256-495-2727. or Jackson County Tourism 256-259-5500.
P Frantic Frog Triathlon – August 27th in Scottsboro
P Ole timey craft and Blue Grass Festival – September 2nd in Estill fork, Al.
P Crow Mountain Hill Crime – September 17th in Scottsboro.
P Little Miss Jackson County (Halloween Pageant)– October 1st in Scottsboro.
P Arts in the Park (1st Monday Arts Sunday)– August 21st in Scottsboro.
P Fall Color Cruise – October 8th in Scottsboro.
P Annual Scottsboro Christmas Parade – November 26th in Scottsboro.
Events highlighted in yellow have changeable dates.
To find out more about our area please contact Jackson County Tourism
Phone: (256) 259-5500 or (800) 259-5508