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Colbert County Tourism encouraging residents to step outside UPDATE: Sheffield Closes All Parks

March 23, 2020

UPDATE:  Riverfront Park in Sheffield and all municipal parks in the city are now closed per Mayor Ian Sanford. COLBERT COUNTY-As the days of social distancing and being stuck inside in the response to COVID-19 add up, spending time in wide-open places outdoors is a way to overcome cabin fever. We encourage you to practice […]


April events in Colbert County

March 14, 2020

COLBERT COUNTY-Colbert County will be kicking off the spring season with a an event-filled April.  Here is a calendar of events that you can enjoy during the month of April in Colbert County.   Tuscumbia walking tours Walking tours to showcase the history of downtown Tuscumbia will be held on Saturdays in April. The free […]


Saturday morning walking tours in Sheffield and Tuscumbia begin April 7

March 10, 2020

COLBERT COUNTY-The Colbert County Tourism and Convention Bureau invites residents and visitors to take a stroll through the histories of Sheffield and Tuscumbia during a series of walking tours on Saturdays in April. The free tours begin April 4 and continue on April 11, 18 and 25. Each of the tours will start at 10 […]


Fishing tournaments bringing boatloads of anglers to Colbert County

March 3, 2020

SHEFFIELD-A pair of fishing tournaments in April will bring boatloads of anglers and national attention to Pickwick and Wilson lakes. A Crappie USA Trail tournament on April 11 and a King Kat Trail tournament on April 18 will attract anglers from several states. Both tournaments are sponsored by Colbert County Tourism and Convention Bureau and […]


Northwest Alabama Farm Toy Show Feb. 7-8 in Sheffield

February 1, 2020

SHEFFIELD-The 2nd annual Northwest Alabama Farm Toy Show is Friday, Feb. 7 and Saturday, Feb. 8 at the Clarion Inn Hotel, 4900 Hatch Blvd, Sheffield. Vendors from throughout the South and Midwest will be selling, buying and trading farm toys ranging from tiny replicas to pedal toys. There will be numerous door prizes. The Colbert […]


2 Annual Northwest Alabama Farm Toy Show February 7-8

January 22, 2020

SHEFFIELD-The Northwest Alabama Farm Toy Show is proud to bring to you their 2nd Annual  Farm Toy Show February 7th and 8th. There will be thousands of farm toys ranging from miniature replicas to pedal tractors to buy, sell, or trade. There will be a farm display competition! In addition to hourly door prizes, you […]


Plenty to see and do around Colbert County in December

November 23, 2019

COLBERT COUNTY-From parades and visits with Santa to concerts and rides on a holiday train, there is an abundance of holiday events throughout Colbert County in December. Susann Hamlin, president and CEO of Colbert County Tourism, said there will be plenty for Colbert residents and visitors to do during the Christmas season. For more information […]


Ho Ho Ho…Christmastime is here…Colbert County Christmas Parades

November 21, 2019

COLBERT COUNTY– It’s that time of year again… Santa, presents and Christmas Parades! Colbert County Christmas parades for your enjoyment this Holiday Season…make your list and check it twice: LaGrange – 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30. Lineup is at 4 p.m. on Waldrep Loop. The parade will travel along Waldrep Loop , Pineywood Road and […]


LaGrange College Christmas in the Country is November 22-24

November 12, 2019

LEIGHTON-For many Tennessee Valley residents, the holiday festival seasons begins with a trip to LaGrange Mountain in eastern Colbert County. The LaGrange Living Historical Association’s annual Christmas in the Country celebration is a holiday tradition for families from throughout the Valley region. For most, it’s their first holiday festival of the season. This year’s celebration […]


Notes of Valor Concert featuring Darryl Worley and Billy Lawson

October 23, 2019

 TUSCUMBIA-Country music superstar Darryl Worley and his buddy Billy Lawson are teaming up for a Veterans Day concert at the Alabama Music Hall of Fame in The Monday Nov. 11 concert will raise money to send military veterans to Washington, D.C. The concert, which is being organized by the City of Tuscumbia, is the brainchild […]


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