Events in Downtown Cullman

Downtown Cullman hosts a variety events throughout the year. Many of these events recur annually and some monthly so be sure to keep an eye on the schedule of events so that you do not miss out on the fun.

Farmer’s Market – April – October
209 1st Ave SW
Cullman, Alabama

The Festhalle Market Platz provides space to promote Cullman’s vast agriculture industry through its Farmers’ Market. The large structure, which is the largest timber-framed building in Alabama, allows farmers to offer their produce in rain, shine, and hot or cold weather conditions. Market is held during the regular season from April through October each year, and lends space to farmers during the extended, off- season from November through March as well.

Strawberry Festival – May 3rd, 4th, & 5th
209 1st Ave SW
Cullman, Alabama

The festival will feature a slate of live music, over 100 arts and crafts vendors on both days, kid’s activities and rides, and a vintage car show. Fresh strawberries will be sold at our Farmer’s Market both days of the event, as well as strawberry ice cream, strawberry short cake, strawberry lemonade, strawberry daiquiris, and more!

2nd Fridays – June-September
The Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center partners with Cullman City Parks & Recreation each year to create a night-time event for our community and surrounding areas. This event features live music, local shopping and restaurants, children’s activities, a Farm Y’all Farmers Market, an Antique & Classic Car cruise-in, an Artist Alley and much, much more.
Join us for this FREE event, every 2nd Friday from June-September.

Celebrate Cullman! – August
Celebrate Cullman! is a music and games festival for children and adults in downtown Cullman. Activities include restaurants and food trucks, games and prizes, huge carnival rides, live music,, antique car sale, Clog Wild Cloggers, cow train, historic tour, street yard sale. Celebrate Cullman! is in Downtown Cullman on 1st Ave SE and the surrounding areas from Depot Park down to the Busy Bee Cafe

Oktoberfest – October
209 1st Ave SW
Cullman, Alabama

Each year, during the first week in October, senior citizens and school children alike come together to enjoy Oktoberfest activities such as:  a wiener dog race, an arts and crafts show, wagon rides, a kids’ fun area, multiple stage events, a Biergarten, a classic car show, featuring German cars, numerous contests, Historical tours, a quilt show and much, much more.  Over the years, events and sponsors change, but one thing remain constant:  we will always take pride in celebrating Cullman’s German heritage.   

Christmas Open House – November
Throughout downtown Cullman and the warehouse district
A cheerful event full of holiday shopping, great deals, live music, and fun for the kids.

Christmas in Cullman Night Parade – November
From Busy Bee to Depot Park
Annual holiday event which includes shopping, entertainment, and activities. This event will be held on Dec. 1st 2017 and will feature a night parade full of ornately decorated floats and glowing with Christmas Spirit. There will be a tree lighting ceremony of the rumored 40ft Christmas Tree as well as live music and reindeer.