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At Visit Calhoun County, we're here to assist you with all of your travel planning needs. Not sure where to stay, eat or shop? We can help! Regardless of whether or not you're planning on visiting for a day or a week, Visit Calhoun County is your one-stop information shop on all things Calhoun County.

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Upon request, we can provide the following

  • Complementary Welcome Bags
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  • Calendar of Events, Maps & Visitors Guides
  • Trip and Tour Planning
  • Recruiting Materials for HR Departments

Our Mission

WE ARE HERE TO HELP YOU PLAN THE PERFECT VACATION,
EVENT OR TOUR IN CALHOUN COUNTY.

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Membership

For the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce community, joining and participating in the Chamber is a way to network and unite with influential people. The Chamber provides its members the opportunity to discuss innovative ideas with people of a common interest in the economic welfare of our community and offers exclusive Chamber member opportunities.

Make Calhoun
Your Next Adventure

Regardless of what your vacation checklist consists of, we have invigorating outdoors, amazing cultural sights, mouth-watering food and Southern hospitality all wrapped into one amazing destination. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing overnight getaway or for a one of a kind adventure, Calhoun County is the natural attraction.

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  • 'Squatch any other plans you might have because there's a lot 'afoot' this weekend at @cheahastatepark for "Peace Love and Bigfoot Weekend" August 20-22, 2021! What could be more fun that spending a weekend searching for Bigfoot on the highest mountain in Alabama? Bigfoot will be making several “surprise” appearances around the park! For reservations or more information, call 256-488-5111 or 256-488-0030. You can also email Cheaha.StatePark@dcnr.alabama.gov for more information. https://fb.me/e/2vm6m9YxB

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  • @oxfordalabama recently unveiled a new summer collegiate wood bat team playing on Signature Field at @choccoloccoparkoxford, @bamamonsters. The Monsters will be taking part in the @sunbeltleague for the 2022 season. Season tickets for the Monsters 2022 season are already on sale by visiting monsters.isportstix.com. Full season ticket prices run from $100-$220 for a full 14-game+ season in the SBL. The team offices can be contacted for more information at 256-770-9062.

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  • Make plans to attend @spirit_on_mtn_st_ft_jamfest this Thursday! Bring your appetite and your Community/ school spirit to JSU Stadium on August 19th at 6 p.m. for an evening of food and entertainment benefiting a great cause. JSU Student Government Association and Aligned Insurance team up again to co-host the annual gathering that features the perennial favorite “Taste of the Town,” a tasters fair benefiting JCOC, a local nonprofit organization that offers short-term assistance for individuals and families in need. In addition to the food tasting there will be goods offered by non-food vendors, a special kids’ play area, activities for the entire family and a concert by country music artist Michael Ray!! Tickets for Taste of the Town are $10 for 10 and may be purchased the evening of the event. https://fb.me/e/4x63SSEQX

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  • Alabama Restaurant Weeks showcases the appreciation our locals and visitors share for Alabama restaurants and their staff. This culinary event unites Alabama's diverse range of cuisine over a two-week celebration held August 12-29, 2021, throughout the state. Make plans to eat at one of Calhoun County's many delectable eateries over the next 12 days! Check out our Chamber member restaurants: https://business.calhounchamber.com/list/ql/restaurants-food-beverages-22

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  • This week the Heat Index forecast is high. Make sure you plan properly for outdoor recreation in the Calhoun County area.

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  • Looking for something to do tonight? Friday, July 23rd, 6pm till 9pm. Fourth Friday Luau!!! 1200-1000 Block of Noble Street Vendors, food trucks, cruise in, and authentic island dancers!

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  • *** July 2021 Historic Photo Contest *** Calling all photographers! Take photos of Calhoun County's historic places for a chance to win. Contest: entries must be submitted by Friday, July 30th, 2021. Winner will be notified on Monday, August 2nd. Visit our website https://visitcalhouncounty.com/plan/visit-guide-additional-resources and download our Historic Driving Tour for locations to photograph. How to Enter: Digital photos are submitted by email to Audrey Maxwell, Tourism Director at the Calhoun County Area Chamber & Visitors Center, at audreym@calhounchamber.com. All emails must include the following information: -Name of photographer -Phone number and email address for photographer -Social Media identification info (i.e. Instagram, Facebook handle) -Title for each photograph entry with brief (one sentence) location of each photograph entry with corresponding clue number. -Any photo entered without proper clue designation will be disqualified All correct entries will be entered into a drawing to win a gift valued at $50 which will include a local Calhoun County area restaurant gift certificate. #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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  • The Calhoun County Area Chamber & Visitors Center will be closed on Monday, July 5th in observance of Independence Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, July 6th. Visitor information is available in our vestibule 24 hours every day.

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  • We wish you and yours a safe and happy Independence Day! Photo 📷 Drew Senter

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  • The day is finally here!!! Alabama Cycling Classic The Noble Street Festival returns to Main Street Anniston on July 3, 2021 from 11:00AM – 7:00PM! Join us for live music, local cuisine, pro-bike racing, our free #KidZone, and other exciting attractions! http://www.annistoncycling.com/ https://www.mainstreetanniston.com/nsf2021 #MainStreetAnniston #NobleStreetFestival #SunnyKingCriterium

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  • On July 3rd the Piedmont Arts & Entertainment Committee is hosting an Independence Day Celebration festival of food, fun, and fireworks at the Piedmont Sports Complex from 3 - 9pm. On Sunday July 4, 2021 the City of Piedmont, Alabama will be hosting the @alabamacyclingclassic's Piedmont Criterion Race and some roads will be closed to traffic from 7am - 4pm (see map). http://www.annistoncycling.com/piedmont-criterium/

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  • Jacksonville PARD will be celebrating an Independence Day event with vendors, old fashioned family friendly games on Saturday, July 3rd. Live music leads up to fireworks at 9pm. Bring your blanket or lawn chairs to the Jacksonville High School football field in the City of Jacksonville, Alabama.

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  • @oxfordalabama has a full week of events planned to celebrate Independence Day. For more information you can visit their website www.oxfordfreedomweek.com.

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  • Make plans with the family this evening to catch all the action at Fourth Friday on Noble Street in @helloanniston @mainstreet_anniston https://www.facebook.com/events/169855838358643?active_tab=about

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  • On June 14th, National Flag Day honors "Old Glory" and commemorates the adoption of the United States flag on June 14, 1777. On May 30, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a proclamation deeming June 14th as Flag Day. President Wilson stated, “It is the anniversary of the day upon which the flag of the United States was adopted by the Congress as the emblem of the Union.” He also wrote, “On that day rededicate ourselves to the nation, ‘one and inseparable’ from which every thought that is not worthy of our fathers’ first vows in independence, liberty, and right shall be excluded and in which we shall stand with united hearts.” #NationalFlagDay

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  • The Calhoun County Area Chamber & Visitors Center will be closed on Monday, May 31st in observance of Memorial Day. Memorial Day is in honor and remembrance of all men and woman who have died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. General John Logan called for a nationwide day of remembrance on May 5, 1868. On May 30 Decoration Day was first observed. Decoration Day gradually became known as Memorial Day and now honors all U.S. military personnel who have died during a military conflict. Congress passed the Uniform Monday Holiday Act of 1968. Since 1971, Memorial Day has been observed the last Monday of May.

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  • It's summertime and time to kayak! @choccoloccowatershed is now open for the season. Kayak rental facility and parking are located across from the Choccolocco Park entrance at the Leon Smith Parkway/Boiling Springs Road intersection. https://choccoloccocreek.org/things-to-do/choccolocco-creek-kayak/

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  • The Friday before Memorial Day is declared National Road Trip Day and serves as the official kickoff of the summer road trip season. In 2019, Pilot Flying J, the largest travel center operator in North America, founded National Road Trip Day. Drive to Calhoun County to see all that we have to offer for your summertime fun! #NationalRoadTripDay #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction Photo credit: 📷 @helloanniston Location: Veterans Memorial Parkway

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  • International Museum Day, celebrated on May 18th, highlights the value of museums as well as showcases the importance of preserving and sharing cultures, ethnic groups, events, products, and industries. The first International Museum Day was May 18, 1977. The annual observance is coordinated by the International Council of Museums (ICOM). Make plans to experience the amazing @exploreamag on your next trip to Calhoun County! Photo courtesy of @alabamatravel #InternationalMuseumDay #SweetHomeAlabama #ExploreAMAG #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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  • It’s a busy weekend in Calhoun County! The weather is beautiful and we’re so excited to welcome all the cyclists to the Cheaha Challenge! #cheahachallenge #cheahachallengeultra #chiefladigacruise #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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  • It’s a busy weekend in Calhoun County! The weather is beautiful and we’re so excited to welcome all the competitors for the U.S. Canine Biathlon! #k9biathlon #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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  • It’s a busy weekend in Calhoun County! The weather is beautiful and we’re so excited to welcome visitors for the Ohio Valley Conference Softball Championship to Choccolocco Park! #Ballgame #Softball #PlayBall #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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  • Today we honor all active duty service members. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. #ArmedForcesDay

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  • Today’s 60th Anniversary Celebration of the Freedom Riders at the @freedom_riders_nps in the @helloanniston included incredible key note speakers: #Freedom Riders, Hank Thomas and Charles Person, Freedom Riders Musical songs and @alabamatravel Alabama Historical Commission Greyhound Bus Roll-In, as well as joint choir performances of freedom songs at Freedom Riders National Monument’s 60th anniversary commemorative luminary lighting. #findyourpark #nationalparkservice #freedomridersnps #Anniston #FreedomRiders #SixtiethAnniversary #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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  • World Migratory Bird Day is observed twice a year during the second Saturday in May and again on the second Saturday in October. Since 1993, the Environment for the Americas coordinates the bi-yearly observances of World Migratory Bird Day. Dozens of organizations sponsor events including the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. The goal is to raise awareness of issues affecting migratory birds and to inspire action around the world to take measures for their conservation. Look up during your Calhoun County area travels to see some beautiful birds that come to visit! #BirdDay #MigratoryBirdDay #NTTW21 #nationaltravelandtourismweek2021 #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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If you're in town, please stop by our Visitor Center located
in the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce building at:
1330 Quintard Avenue
Anniston, Al 36201

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