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Four things you should know about Trim-A-Tree

2017-10-03T08:34:33+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Events, Shopping|

Handmade ornaments? Check. Jewelry? Check. Holiday kitchen towels? Yep, those too. Find bags, artwork, shawls, woodwork, embroidered items, candles, wreaths, gifts and more at the Trim-A-Tree holiday sale in Foley. If you are not aware of this annual event, here are some things to know. First up, the Trim-A-Tree Christmas bazaar always begins the second [...]

A sample of foods to try at the Festival of Flavor

2017-09-13T09:55:07+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Events|

It’s time to get your taste buds ready for the most flavorsome event on the coast! Festival of Flavor is coming up Oct. 7 from noon to 5 p.m. in downtown Foley. For just $10 you can get 15 samples of beer, wine and food. Or for $15, enjoy 25 tastings. Each year of the [...]

Make plans to attend this year’s food fest, or even better, be a vendor or volunteer

2017-08-02T15:57:50+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Events|

Join us from noon to 5 PM on Oct. 7 for beer, food and football at the Festival of Flavor on the streets of Old Towne Foley. The 6th Festival of Flavor is a World Food Championship qualifying event, so expect food exquisitely prepared by world-renowned chefs. Seafood favorites, catfish, chicken dishes and peach cobbler [...]

Professional rodeo rides into Foley

2017-07-11T09:51:58+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Events|

Yee-haw, y’all! It’s almost rodeo time in Foley. The 20th Annual Professional Rodeo benefitting Peer Helpers is set for Aug. 3-5 at the Foley Horse Arena, 113 E. Rosetta Ave. See cowboys and cowgirls from across the South compete in bull riding, calf roping, bronco busting, steer wrestling, team roping, barrel racing and other events [...]

Put the kayaks in the water at Wolf Creek Park

2017-06-12T22:30:41+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Attractions|

Ready to get a kayak out on the water around Foley? We’ve got some great options, including the city’s Wolf Creek Park at 9575 Wolf Creek Road. This is one of the newer parks in Foley and was designed with eco-tourism in mind. The 20-acre site off Baldwin County 20 on Hance Lane includes a [...]

Enjoy Music and a Movie in the Park

2017-05-08T11:14:04+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Events|

Would you enjoy watching a movie while eating popcorn on a Friday night? How about seeing that film under the stars in Foley’s Heritage Park? The Music and a Movie in the Park program began in March and continues through mid-June. Bring the family as well as camp chairs or a blanket, and settle in [...]

Art in the Park: May 13-14 in Foley

2017-04-04T11:20:31+00:00 April 4th, 2017|Events|

Discover a lovely way to spend Mother’s Day weekend: the 45th Art in the Park on May 13-14 in downtown Foley. The juried fine arts fest showcases talents of roughly 100 Southern artists. The Foley Art Center organized the event to be small, but upscale. Art displayed across the lawn creates a wonderful panorama in [...]

Make plans for the Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival May 5-6

2017-03-07T10:34:23+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Events|

It’s colorful! It’s high-flyin’! It’s fun. That’s right - the Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival returns to Foley in May! Last year, tens of thousands of visitors packed the festival grounds on U.S. Highway 98 in west Foley for the free event. Strolling the site, visitors browse arts and crafts booths, and kids play [...]

Let the good times roll at Foley Mardi Gras Parade

2017-01-03T13:10:41+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|Events|

Who is ready to catch some beads? We see those hands! You’ll be happy to know the Foley Mardi Gras parade rolls through city streets on the Saturday before Fat Tuesday, and this year that date is Feb. 25. The parade starts at 11 a.m. at Roosevelt and Alston streets, going north on Alston, then [...]

Celebrate a picture-perfect holiday season in Foley

2017-04-19T22:16:11+00:00 December 7th, 2016|Events|

What image comes to mind when you think of a Winter Wonderland? Snowflakes falling? Folks bundled up in hats and gloves? One visit to Foley during the holidays can introduce you to the magic of a small-town Southern Christmas! The city’s downtown absolutely sparkles for the season. In fact, there is something blissful about taking [...]