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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.

Services

Upon request, we can provide the following

  • Complementary Welcome Bags
  • Information Packets
  • 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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  • February 18th is observed annually as National Drink Wine Day. Make plans to visit Calhoun County area wineries to celebrate. Both White Oak Vineyards and @thefruithurstwineryco are part of the @northalabamawinetrail. #NationalDrinkWineDay #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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  • Random Acts of Kindness Day originated in New Zealand and is celebrated on February 17th, to encourage acts of kindness. Choose an act today that will make the world a more beautiful place. #RandomActsOfKindnessDay

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  • In honor of National Pizza Day, order your favorite pizza from one of Calhoun County's many go-to local business tonight, dig in, and help out. Some of the area's favorites are: Mata's Greek Pizza & Grinders, Cutter's Pizzeria and Wings, Mellow Mushroom (Oxford - Anniston), Effina's Downtown, Don’t forget to tag your #TakeoutTuesday eats! #ShopSmall #NationalPizzaDay

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  • Our offices will be closed in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Monday, January 18th.

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  • Are you a hiker or have you set fitness goals for yourself 2021? Either way, the 2021 Make-A-Wish Alabama Trailblaze Challenge is perfect for you. Registration has just opened. Visit www.alabamatrailblaze.org to RSVP for an informational meeting (either live or virtual). The Trailblaze Challenge begins on January 30th with 12 weeks of socially distanced hikes, primarily in Birmingham and Huntsville, to prepare the hikers for the rigors of a 26.3 mile one-day hike in the Talladega National Forest (either April 30-May 2 or May 14-16). The deadline to register is January 27th. https://www.instagram.com/p/CJgF4LAgdOk/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet

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  • Nature lovers, bird lovers, and bird watchers across the country annually recognize National Bird Day on January 5th. Take time today to look at all of the birds in the Calhoun County area! Photo credit 📷: Melanie Dickie #NationalBirdDay #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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  • What National Day on January 4th celebrates unconnected, irrelevant data, facts, history, and quotes? Answer: National Trivia Day. Where can you find an unbelievable selection of outdoor recreational opportunities, amazing historical and cultural sites, a great mix of national retailers, plus eclectic boutiques, and antique shops, as well as delectable eateries all situated along I-20, nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, located approximately 45 minutes from Birmingham, 90 minutes from Atlanta, with access to train, major highways, and bike trails? Answer: Calhoun County Alabama! #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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  • New adventures are around the corner in Calhoun County. Wishing you and yours health and prosperity in the new year! Photo credit 📷: @markhicksphotos - location Cheaha Scenic Overlook off Talladega Scenic Drive, also known as AL State Route 281 (originally an unpaved forest route known as Skyway Motorway) #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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  • Our offices will be closed in observance of New Year's Eve & New Year's Day.

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  • Looking for a fun way to kick off 2021? Check out the Polar Plunge Zipline at @camplee.retreatcenter on January 1st! https://www.facebook.com/events/421198605723366/?active_tab=discussion #camplee #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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  • We're wishing for a white Christmas again in Calhoun County, Alabama, but it may not happen this year. Enjoy this snowy scene from 2017 near White Plains. Photo credit 📷 Sandra Howell Wishing you and yours a joyous Holiday! #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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  • Don't miss out on holiday fun! The last day to view the lights and Santa's Village at @festivaloflights_oxford is December 24th 5-10PM. #FestivalofLightsOxford #FOLO #OxfordLights2020 #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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  • Our offices will be closed in observance of Christmas Eve & Christmas Day.

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  • Tonight is the last night to visit Santa's Wonderland of Lights & Amusements in Oxford before Mr. Claus has to get back to the North Pole. 12/23 6-9 pm. #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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  • @festivaloflights_oxford opens Saturday, November 21st at @choccoloccoparkoxford. Drive thru a beautiful holiday light show every night through December 24th 5:00-10:00 p.m. Enjoy food vendors and other activities at Santa's Village. Tickets can be purchased online https://my.oxfordpac.org/482/493 or at the gate starting November 21. Located off I-20 Exit 188 - 954 Leon Smith Parkway, Oxford, AL 36203 #FestivalofLightsOxford #FOLO #OxfordLights2020

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  • There are no words great enough to express our gratitude for the sacrifices made by Veterans and their families. #veteransday2020

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  • @The Peerless Saloon & Grille's 3rd Annual Night for Charity will be held, Sunday November 1st. This year they are combining their traditional Day of the Dead celebration with an annual charity event. There are over 50 items that will be auctioned off - think early Christmas shopping! Proceeds benefit "On2JSU", a program which raises scholarship money for adults with disabilities to attend Jacksonville State University. (Silent auction will be held in Atlanta Avenue due to social distance requirements.) -This is an all age event -Tap takeover by Old Black Bear Brewing Company - Tickets for Southern Ghost Girls Tours and Paranormal Investigations sold separately. - $2 tacos, $3 elotes (street corn), and $3 margaritas as well as full menu available.

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  • The Terrortorium Haunted House & Amuseuments off @historicmainstreetoxford is open every night through Halloween!!! Hours: 7-10pm Monday-Thursday, 7-11pm Friday, 4-midnight on Halloween!

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  • Check out the @calhouncountyfair this Friday & Saturday for rides, games, food, and family fun! Gates open at 5:00 p.m. and admission is $3/person for ages 6 and up. Located at the Calhoun County Agri-Center at 4500 Bynum Leatherwood Road, Anniston, AL 36206.

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  • We are pleased to announce that the winner of our Business Big Shots Inaugural Sporting Clay & Pistol Shoot is Bob Hirneisen of Carmin Industries! Thank you so much to all of our participants for joining us this morning and enjoying the fall weather on Boss's Day! #BusinessBigShots

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  • To celebrate the last weekend of operation in 2020 for Choccolocco Kayak, @choccoloccowatershed is open for a Fall Foliage float on Saturday, October 17th.

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  • Get out and enjoy the gorgeous fall weather this week! Play a round of golf at @ciderridge. Call 256-831-7222 to book your tee times

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  • Visit Calhoun County has partnered with Choccolocco Creek Watershed to bring you a special contest! To celebrate the last weekend of operation in 2020 for Choccolocco Kayak, we're offering two sets of (2) free tickets to float on Saturday, October 17th. To enter to win the tickets, you must: 1) Like/Follow us at Visit Calhoun County, Alabama on Facebook or @visitcalhounco on Instagram 2) Like/Follow Choccolocco Creek Watershed Watershed on Facebook or @choccoloccowatershed on Instagram. 3) Share this original post 4) Tag two friends in the comments below You must also be 18 years of age or older. The tickets will be available for pick up by the two winners at the kayak rental facility for Choccolocco Kayak located at 1506 Boiling Springs Rd, Oxford , AL 36203. You will need to show your identification to pick up your winning tickets. Two sets of winners will be announced on Thursday, October 15th. http://www.choccoloccocreek.org/choccolocco-kayak/http://www.choccoloccocreek.org/choccolocco-kayak/

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We're here to help! If you need more information or assistance in planning your visit to Calhoun County, contact us!

Talk to an Expert

You can talk to an expert on Calhoun County anytime
Monday through Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm Central time by
calling 256-237-3536 or emailing
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Stop in to See Us!

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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