Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Upcoming Events in Tuscaloosa Alabama


1 - 31 Tuscaloosa City Walk, Tuscaloosa, AL - 11 Km Walk through the University of Alabama campus, historic downtown and homes, a portion of the Black Warrior River. Civil War and Alabama history is highlighted. Walk is mostly on sidewalks, some rough and broken areas, some hills.

Ask for the Walk Box, register and take the written directions with you.

IVV sanctioned. IVV credit is $3.00.


Address: Start Point: Four Points Sheraton Hotel, 320 Paul W. Bryant Dr., Tuscaloosa, AL. , Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Ph: 205-477-7976 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free


30 Valentine Dinner - Dinner featuring a gourmet meal and a natural history presentation. Reservations required; limited seating.

Address: University of Alabama Museum of Natural History, Smith Hall, Grand Galley , Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Ph: 205-348-7551 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Admission charged


24 Tuscaloosa Wild Game Cook-Off - Hosted by the local chapter of Alabama Wildlife Federation. Sample some of the area's best wild game dishes, participate in a raffle and silent auction, and enjoy entertainment. Ticket price includes a one-year membership to the Alabama Wildlife Federation.

Address: Woods & Water , Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Ph: 334-285-4550 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Admission charged


6 Take Back the Night - An annual rally and march to take a stand against violence in the lives of women around the world. Hosted by the University of Alabama Women's Resource Center and other partners. All members of campus and the community are invited to attend this ceremony in recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. For more information please visit us on the web or call.

Address: The University of Alabama Denny Chimes , Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Ph: 205-348-5040 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

10 Taylorville Baptist Cruise In - Out Reach Cruisin. Free Hot Dogs, Drinks and Chips. Door Prizes to registered cars. Open to cars, trucks, motorcycles. All Free.

Address: Taylorville Baptist Church, Hiway 69 South , Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Ph: 205 553 4210 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

14 - 21 Heritage Week - This year Heritage Week will focus on Tuscaloosa's medical history. Events will include tours of historic structures and homes, guest speakers on local history, activities for children, carriage rides, social events, and annual awards banquet, and the presentation of the Tuscaloosa Belles.

Address: Tuscaloosa , Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Ph: 205-758-2238 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Admission charged

17 REEDS Diamond Dash - Teams of two will answer riddles and complete challenges right from their cell phones as they follow clues throughout the downtown area for the chance to win a $13,000 Tacori diamond ring! The event kicks off at Capital Park at 10AM.
Registration is FREE but spots are limited. Sign up online today!
Brought to you by REEDS.

Address: 28th Ave , Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Ph: 310-291-3111 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free


22 Evening of Chocolate - Come for a fun filled evening of all the chocolate you can eat, bid on silent auction items and help the homeless in Tuscaloosa. This is an event that is sponsored by Salvation Army to enable us to help the needy.

Address: Jemison-Van degraff Mansion Greensboro Ave. Tuscaloosa Al. , Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Ph: 205-239-6661 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: none

8 Annual Old Fashion Biker Poker Run & Bike Show - Due to the tremendous amount of tornado damage here in the
Tuscaloosa, Alabama area and the monumental, ongoing clean-up effort now taking
place The Thirsty Turtle Club has decided to postpone our 2nd Annual Old Fashion
Biker Poker Run. When we settle on a new date for the run we will let you know.
Please keep this area in your thoughts and prayers.

Supporting The Miracle League of Tuscaloosa, Starts and ends at Big Al's Backstreet Lounge, 2108 14th Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401, Registration starts at 12 Noon, Last bike out by 1:30 PM, Approximately 35 mile run, Back by 4 PM. $20 entry fee per bike. Best 5 card poker hand wins. Free food ticket for biker and 1 guest. Additional poker hands available for $10 each. Bike show starts at 1 PM, Judging at 5:30 PM, $5 entry fee per bike. 4 Categories (Best in Show, Custom, Road & Stock), Trophy for each winner. Rain date, following Saturday.

Address: 2108 14th Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 , Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Ph: (205)427-1446 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: $20


3 - 7 Pentecostal Fellowship Churches Inc Annual National Convention - Annual National Convention of PFC Inc churches and ministries. Delegates from USA and abroad will be in attendance. Open to public.

Address: Four Points Sheraton Hotel - Tuscaloosa, AL , Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Ph: 205-591-1775 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free


7 North Harbor HOT HUNDRED - The North Harbor HOT HUNDRED is a recreational bicycle ride through the rural areas of West Alabama. Known as the "Hottest Ride in the South", there are a number of mileage options; 103, 65, 46, 34, and 23 miles.
The ride begins at 7 am from historic Capitol Park in downtown Tuscaloosa. Fully supported with mechanical support and rest stops.

Address: Tuscaloosa , Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Ph: 205-330-3112 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Admission charged


15 - 18 Moundville Native American Festival - Oct 4-7, Tuscaloosa
Moundville Native American Festival
205-371-2234. Admission charged. Moundville Archaeological Park—Native American artists and craftspeople, live entertainment, food, children's activities, dancing, storytelling, games, reenactments, an arts market, and archaeology in action. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. D—1(a, b, f, n, p).

Ph: 205-371-2234 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Admission charged

2 - 3 Pure American Pageant - Pure American Pageants--Christian-based, natural pageant for girls and women of all ages and boys ages 0 – 8! Learn more at or Beautiful custom made crowns and sashes. Prelim winners advance to Alabama Pure American Pageant in February 2014. Alabama Prelims in Tuscaloosa on October 12, 2013 and Birmingham on October 13, 2013.

Ph: 256-627-4774 (Always call and confirm events)


20 Museum Open House & Luminary Display - Stroll The University of Alabama Quadrangle, lined with a holiday luminary display by UA's Circle K Club, hear the seasonal music of Denny Chimes, and visit the Museum in beautiful Smith Hall for refreshments, carols, and special exhibits that highlight cultural diversity.

Address: Alabama Museum of Natural History , Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Ph: 205-348-7550 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

20 Childrens Christmas Market - Bring the children to shop for unique ecogifts for friends and family. Many priced less than $10. 4-7 p.m.

Address: Alabama Museum of Natural History , Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Ph: 205-348-7550 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Admission charged

20 West Alabama Christmas Parade - The state's largest Christmas parade with more than 200 entries spreading holiday cheer.

Address: Tuscaloosa , Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Ph: 205-391-9200 (Always call and confirm events)

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Gorgas House

Built 1829; oldest building on campus. Occupied by Gorgas family members 1879-1953. One of 4 buildings to survive Civil War. Now a house museum with 19

Tuscaloosa, AL Historic Homes

Bama Theatre

Built 1937 as reproduction of Davanzati Palace courtyard in Florence, Italy. Orchestra/balcony sections decorated as Spanish courtyard. Opened 1938 as movie theater. Renovated 1976

Tuscaloosa, AL Historic Theatres

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