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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 [...]

Discover unique holiday shopping opportunities in Foley

2017-04-19T22:16:11+00:00 November 5th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Each year, the Foley Art Center sponsors Trim-A-Tree, a holiday market that runs for six weeks. Shoppers find one-of-a-kind, handcrafted items that include ornaments, decor, gifts, artwork, jewelry and more! Trim-A-Tree showcases works by craftsmen and artists from throughout the Southeast. Items include stained glass, hand-painted gift bags, SEC koozies, sea shell trees, scarves, beaded [...]

It’s all about fall produce at Coastal Alabama Farmers and Fishermens Market!

2017-04-19T22:16:11+00:00 October 5th, 2015|Attractions|

This time of year, a walk around the local farmers market is colorful, to say the least! Pumpkins are as much a part of autumn in the Foley area as football on Friday nights! And there are plenty to be found at the Coastal Alabama Farmers and Fishermens Market, located at 20733 Miflin Road, next to [...]

Enjoy lunch and learn about “tea-ing” at Copper Kettle Tea Bar

2015-07-14T12:42:11+00:00 July 14th, 2015|Dining|

You’ll feel right at home right away at the Copper Kettle Tea Bar, located just across from Foley Heritage Park at 106 N. Chicago St. Sisters Robin Peters and Sue Adams are cooks, hostesses and tea connoisseurs, and they are happy to share their expertise with you! In fact, a visit to the Tea Bar [...]

Holmes Medical Museum offers glimpse into Foley’s past

2015-07-14T12:36:13+00:00 July 14th, 2015|Attractions|

If you talk to any long-time residents of Foley, many will be happy to volunteer where they were born: the Holmes Hospital located above Wright Drugs at the intersection of U.S. Highway 98 and Alabama 59. That space is now the Holmes Medical Museum, and it holds many of the original items from what was [...]

Discover Local Favorites: Fish River Grill No. 2

2015-07-14T12:11:19+00:00 July 14th, 2015|Dining|

Want to know where the locals go for seafood? Just stop in at the Fish River Grill No 2. It may not grab your attention at first, sitting in a strip mall on Highway 59. But just wait until the first bite and you will know why it is where locals get their shrimp, fish [...]

Shop downtown for antiques and specialty stores

2015-07-14T12:00:56+00:00 July 14th, 2015|Shopping|

The downtown Foley area is home to several antique malls, with vendors offering all types of specialties from different eras, and spanning categories from military garb to books to furniture. Whether you are looking for a certain something to add just the right touch to your home or you just want to browse, Foley is [...]

Get back to nature at Foley’s Graham Creek Preserve

2015-07-14T11:54:31+00:00 July 14th, 2015|Attractions|

Take a walk, go for a paddle or toss a Frisbee at Graham Creek Nature Preserve. Located off County Road 12 in southeast Foley, the Preserve is almost 500 acres of local habitat. To help you enjoy this natural acreage, you’ll find five miles of hiking and walking trails, a three-mile cross-country trail, a kayak [...]

Hunt for great deals on name brands at Tanger Outlets

2015-07-08T22:21:51+00:00 July 8th, 2015|Shopping|

Have you shopped Tanger Outlets lately? Discover great deals on brand name clothing, accessories and shoes at more than 120 stores, including the new Kate Spade New York store that opened in May! Shoppers enjoy a wide variety of merchandise, plenty of parking and a convenient location right on Highway 59. There is also a [...]