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Holiday Fun in Alabama

It is always fun to get out with the family during a holiday. Alabama has some great attractions this time of year that are inexpensive and fun. Here is a list of some of the top places to visit for a memorable holiday experience.


  1. Christmas Lights Festival at The Montgomery Zoo: Location: Montgomery Zoo: 2301 Coliseum Parkway, Montgomery, AL 36110
    For more information: 334-240-4900 Montgomery Zoo

  2. Christmas Tree Lighting: Location Lister Hill Plaza Across from City Hall: Montgomery, ALDec. 6th: 5:00 p.m.

  3. Capitol City Christmas Parade: Location: Capitol Steps to Court Square Fountain Montgomery, AL: Dec. 16th: 2016 6:15 p.m.

  4. Governor's Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours 2016: Location: Governors Mansion: 1142 S. Perry Montgomery, ALDec. 5, 12 & 19. Pick up tickets at the Gift Shop across the Street.

  5. A Christmas Carol: Charles Dickens classic: ASF Festival: Through Dec. 24.

  6. North Pole Express & Santa Special: Train Rides with North Pole Theme, with Visits from Santa, Ms. Clause, Elves, Caroling and more. Through Dec. 17th: Heart of dixie Railroad Museum 1919 Ninth St. Calera, Alabama.North Pole Express

  7. Victorian Front Porch Christmas Tour: Northside Historic District: Opelika: Dec. 7-11: Opelika Victorian Front Porch Tour

  8. Montgomery Symphony Orchestra Holiday Pops: Orchestra performs Christmas Classics & More: Dec. 13 at 7:30 p.m.
    Montgomery Symphony Orchestra

  9. Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker: Russian dancers perform classic holiday ballet: Dec. 26th at 7:30 p.m.
    Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker

  10. Christmas on the Coosa: Tree lighting, decorations contest, parade, crafts show, music and more. Gold Star Park. Dec. 6-15. Christmas on the Coosa

  11. 4th Annual Holiday Artist Pop Up Shop & Makers Emporium @ Cottage Hill: 504 Clay Street: Montgomery, AL: [email protected]

  12. White Christmas The Musical: Faulkner Univeristy Dinner Theatre: Call: 877-840-0457 Tickets: $12-$27.

  13. The Living Christmas Tree: First Baptist Church Montgomery, AL Dec. 9-10 and 11: Call: 334-241-5156

  14. Monster Jam Trucks: Dec. 9th: Garrett Coliseum: 7:30 p.m.

New Years

  1. Downtown Countdown: New Year's Eve Celebration: Sat. Dec. 31, 2016: 9 p.m-1:00 a.m 131 Commerce Street, Montgomery, AL 36104 New Year's Eve Street Celebration

By: Lori Cummings [email protected]

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