Foley lights up for the holidays with tons of spirited events!

2016-11-02T13:26:13+00:00 November 2nd, 2016|Attractions, Events|

If your idea of the Christmas season includes lots of lights, children’s activities and Santa sightings, you are in for a happy holiday with the events on the Foley calendar. The annual arts and crafts expo Trim-A-Tree gets everyone in the holiday spirit starting on Nov. 11. It’s open daily through Dec. 21 at the [...]

Find true flavors of fall at Coastal Alabama Farmers and Fishermens Market

2017-04-19T22:16:11+00:00 October 4th, 2016|Attractions, Events|

Y’all ready for some fall flavor? It seems everyone gets excited about pumpkin spice, but that’s not the only seasonal flavor to enjoy in autumn. You’re in for a treat when you discover all the fresh produce and seafood at the Coastal Alabama Farmers and Fishermens Market on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to [...]

Keep History Alive and Adopt the Baldwin County Heritage Museum for a Day

2017-04-19T22:16:11+00:00 August 31st, 2016|Attractions|

Hundreds of years of history and artifacts fill 20,000 square feet of space at the Baldwin County Heritage Museum in nearby Elberta, Alabama. Just a short drive from Foley, step back in time, relive and reconnect with Baldwin County’s past and people. Old timers get nostalgic when walking through the collections of farm equipment and [...]

New pedestrian bridge welcomes visitors as part of Foley landscape

2016-08-24T11:55:13+00:00 August 24th, 2016|Attractions|

The newly installed Foley Pedestrian Bridge is expected to open in September, making a welcome addition to the city’s landscape. Were you among onlookers who watched as it was hoisted into place in early August? A ribbon cutting will be set to officially open the new landmark, so keep an eye out for an announcement. [...]

Get a history lesson during a visit to downtown Foley

2016-07-28T15:57:03+00:00 July 28th, 2016|Attractions|

It’s easy to step back in time when you step into historic downtown Foley. Even walking into Stacey’s Rexall Drugs & Old Tyme Soda Fountain opens a door to an earlier era. At the opposite end of the block, at the corner of Highway 59 and U.S. 98, is the Holmes Medical Museum. Hours are [...]

Enjoy fun summer events in Foley!

2017-04-19T22:16:11+00:00 May 25th, 2016|Attractions, Events|

Summer is a wonderful time in Foley when you can take walks in the park and rides on a train, and enjoy wonderful downtown events. Those events include Heritage Market Place, which takes place from 4 to 7 p.m. each Friday afternoon. Vendors offer a variety of arts and crafts, baked goods, homemade items, plants [...]

Stroll through Foley’s annual Art in the Park

2017-04-19T22:16:11+00:00 March 31st, 2016|Attractions, Events, Shopping|

Whether you are an art lover, a foodie, or you just enjoy the outdoors, Foley’s Art in the Park is the place to be on Mother’s Day weekend, May 7-8. The juried fine arts show features more than 100 artists from across the Southeast showing their wares: watercolors, glass, pottery, woodwork, iron sculptures, jewelry, handmade [...]

Celebrate Foley’s Train Heritage

2017-04-19T22:16:11+00:00 February 4th, 2016|Attractions|

How much do you know about the history of Foley and its ties to the railroad? Did you know that the Magnolia Land Company was formed in Chicago by John B. Foley to sell acreage in South Baldwin County? How about that he used some of his own money to lay rails so the train [...]

Foley offers plenty of big events in 2016

2017-04-19T22:16:11+00:00 January 1st, 2016|Attractions, Events|

Foley loves to throw a party to celebrate each season, so you’ll find plenty of events in the Forward City to keep you busy all through the year! Folks in South Alabama know how to let the good times roll during Carnival season, and Foley is no exception. Our Mardi Gras Parade rolls at 11 [...]