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Play In Calhoun County!

From museums & historical sites to outdoors fun, golf, shopping, and much more, Calhoun County is full of attractions waiting to be explored.

Click on one of the buttons below to check these great attractions while you’re in Calhoun County!

Cheaha Fire on the Mountain

Bring in the New Year at Alabama’s highest point, atop Cheaha State Park.

Piedmont Polar Plunge

Each January, Piedmont’s new aquatics center hosts a Polar Plunge to benefit a local non-profit supporting area cancer patients.

Black Heritage Festival

Each February, the Anniston Museums and Gardens host the longest running Black Heritage Festival in the Southeast


This one-day spring celebration is a celebration of Asian cultures, including art, music, costumes, manga, anime, family, food, history and more!

Janney Furnace Civil War Reenactment

Each spring, reenactors from 5 states and various sutlers display for visitors and reenact the battle.

Noble Street Festival & AL. Cycling Classic Sunny King Criterium

Each Spring, Anniston becomes a haven for cyclists, featuring pro bike races, restaurants, music, art, and more!

Cheaha Challenge & Ladiga Cruise

The Cheaha Challenge  includes a 23, 44, 62, 84, 100, & 124 mile bike routes 

Woodstock 5K

Each August, this annual event boasts a 5K qualifying race and a Kidstock 1 mile race.

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US Canine Biathlon

Races in the spring and fall are open to all types of Handler-Canine teams including Civilian, Military, or Police Dog.

Freedom Festival

Each Fourth of July, Oxford Lake celebrates with fun and festivities for the whole family. Stick around for the annual fireworks display!

Spirit on Mountain Street

Each fall, the City of Jacksonville, JSU, and area organizations team up to host the “Taste of the Town,” with area restaurants.

Weaver Heritage Day

Each September at Elwell Park.
Featuring live bands, food, crafts, and fun for all ages

Boos Bash

Each fall, the Berman Museum hosts area restaurants and beer and wine vendors for their annual Boos Bash. Features live music and local art


Annual arts and craft festival on the first Saturday in October on Main Street in Oxford, featuring arts and crafts, food, live music, and fun for all.


This annual Halloween festival is hosted on Noble Street in Anniston, and includes games, entertainment and more!

Coldwater Mountain Fat Tire Fest

Each fall, join us on Coldwater’s Mountain Bike Trails, with demo bikes, live music, group rides, poker rides, & more.

German-Italian POW Memorial

A ceremony is held at the German-Italian POW Cemetery each November honoring Germany's National Memorial Day

Festival of Lights - Oxford

(November – December) Family friendly holiday drive-through light show at Choccolocco Park

Ladiga Half Marathon

Each December, the Cities of Piedmont & Jacksonville host a half marathon on the Chief Ladiga Trail.

Oxford Performing Arts Center

A performance and concert venue, in the middle of historic downtown Oxford

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Jacksonville State University

Drama, musical productions, art exhibits, and various sporting events

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Knox Concert Series

This annual concert series brings world renowned artists to perform

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Weaver Skate Park & BMX Track

Elwell Park
500 Anniston Street
Weaver, AL


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Historic Driving Tour

Chamber & Visitors Center
1330 Quintard Avenue
Anniston, AL


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