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7 Summer Events to Savor in Tuscaloosa

Believe it or not, Tuscaloosa doesn’t shut down when football season ends. In fact, the summer season is one of the best times to visit T-town, as it’s packed full of fun events and festivals for the whole family to enjoy. You can jam to live music, celebrate the local culture, shop local businesses til’ you drop, and even more. Best of all, WestGate’s prime location and pristine luxury make it the perfect home base for every summer event!

Here are seven summer events to savor this year in Tuscaloosa.

Live at the Plaza

If you like live music, you won’t want to miss the Live at the Plaza free summer concert series. Every Friday during June and July, head to the five-acre Government Plaza park to enjoy live performances from some of the best talent in Tuscaloosa. Each event will also have a selection of local food trucks and vendor exhibits.

Druid City Music Hall Concert Series

From June 3 to August 5, spend every Thursday night enjoying live music at the newly renovated Druid City Music Hall. This free concert series is open to the public and features performances from incredible acts like Red Clay Strays, House Whiskey, Colton Chapman, and more.

Fiddle Fest

June 4-5, 2021
Shelton State Community College

The 6th annual Southeast Fiddle Championship is a family-friendly festival that celebrates the rich sounds and history of fiddle and bluegrass music. Beyond live performances, the two-day event will also feature fun family activities, arts and crafts, food vendors, and other festival favorites.

Jon Pardi

June 17, 2021
The Tuscaloosa Amphitheater

Party with Jon Pardi and special guest Larry Fleet in the largest outdoor theater in West Alabama. This reduced-capacity event will have reserved seating and safety guidelines.

Tuscaloosa Black Heritage Festival

June 19, 2021
Snow Hinton Park

Celebrate black culture and history on Juneteenth at the Tuscaloosa Black Heritage Festival. This family-friendly festival will feature educational events, a bustling artisan market, live performances, kids activities, and more. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the local black community, so bring the whole family to this feel-good festival!

Celebrate Local

June 22, 2021
The Tuscaloosa River Market

The 4th annual Celebrate Local event showcases some of the best local, independently-owned businesses in the area. Shop and sample your way through a variety of booths set up by local businesses, restaurants, boutiques, and more. Visitors will even receive a tote bag at the entrance that you can fill with free giveaway items from participating vendors! 

Brad Paisley

July 23, 2021
The Tuscaloosa Amphitheater

See one of the biggest stars in country music as Brad Paisley brings his 2021 tour to Tuscaloosa. The show will feature special guests Jimmie Allen and Kameron Marlow.

Book online now to take advantage of great summer rates starting at $125 per night in a one-bedroom condo.

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