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  • Sep 1 - Oct 31
    Scarecrow Trail at the Huntsville Botanical Garden

    Huntsville
    http://hsvbg.org

    Fall fun starts early in Huntsville.  More than 70 custom scarecrows and hay bale art delight guests. Visit often and take in the Sorghum Maze, weekend hayrides and the always popular BOOtanica.
  • Sep 4 - Sep 7
    Yellow Daisy Festival

    Stone Mountain
    http://www.stonemountainpark.com/events/Yellow-Daisy-Festival.aspx

    The Southeast’s number one arts and crafts show! Stone Mountain Park host 425 artists and crafters nationwide.  Four days of shopping, live entertainment, children’s activities and mouth–watering festival foods.
  • Sep 5 - Sep 7
    MainStrasse Oktoberfest

    Covington
    http://mainstrasse.org

    Come celebrate the German heritage of MainStrasse, combining arts/crafts, food, entertainment, contests and Amusement Midway.  Visitors can browse the crafts and enjoy sampling food and beverages from around the world.  Four entertainment areas provide music.
  • Sep 5 - Sep 14
    Tennessee Valley Fair

    Knoxville
    http://tnvalleyfair.org

    Known for its innovating exhibits, livestock shows, concert series, action sports, exciting midway and a variety of unique fun foods, the Fair has offered tremendous family fun for nearly 100 years.  New in 2014, Competitive Exhibits, including quilting, canning, photography and culinary arts, Lego Extravaganza, Pinterest Interest and more.
  • Sep 12 - Sep 13
    Amelia Island Blues Festival

    Amelia Island
    http://ameliaislandbluesfest.com

    Located on the harbor in Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach, the 2014 Amelia Island Blues Festival will feature a melting pot of Chicago Blues, Mississippi Delta Blues and Blues Rock artist.
  • Sep 13
    Stars and Stripes in the Park/Boudin Wars

    Sulphur
    http://www.visitlakecharles.org

    The event features hundreds of classic cars, hot rods, trucks and motorcycle. Door prizes will be awarded, with food booths, live music and entertainment for children. In addition, local restaurants and chefs compete for the title of “Best Boudin in SWLA”.
  • Sep 13
    NC Hot Sauce Contest

    Oxford
    http://www.nchotsaucecontest.com

    North Carolina’s finest hot sauces and barbeque sauces, along with local craft breweries and wineries, spice up the blends and texture of downtown’s historical streets.  Enter the NC Pepper Eating Contest, watch Artist Dan Nelson create “Festival on Canvas, and enjoy live music.
  • Sep 16 - Sep 21
    Kentucky Bourbon Festival

    Bardstown
    http://kybourbonfestival.com

    The festival features events for all interests including a balloon glow, World Championship Barrel Relay, the great Kentucky Bourbon Tasting and Gala, live music, southern cooking and a huge dose of southern hospitality. 
  • Sep 19 - Sep 21
    St. Theresa Bon Ton Festival

    Sulphur
    http://www.visitlakecharles.org

    The family-friendly festival includes live and silent auctions, carnival rides, game booths, country store, garage sale, a sweet shop, delicious food booths including fried catfish dinners, crawfish etouffee, pork jambalaya, gumbo, BBQ, funnel cakes and of course, live music. You can also join in an outdoor mass held on the grounds of St. Theresa Catholic Church.
  • Sep 19 - Sep 21
    Taste of the Beach

    Pensacola Beach
    http://visitpensacolabeach.com

     Colorful canopies will line Casino Beach as island chefs present their delicious signature dishes.  Everything from She Crab Soup to Island Ceviche will be for sale at the Pensacola Beach Chamber’s 4th Annual event.
  • Sep 20
    Mississippi Delta Blues and Heritage Festival

    Greenville
    http://www.deltablues.org

     This event enjoys the distinction of being the oldest continuously running blues festival in the Country and the forerunner to all blues festivals in the South.   It is often referred to as the “King” of the blues festivals. This year’s festival will feature a “Blues Battle” that will showcase two different styles of blues that is defined by regional boundaries. (MS vs TX)
  • Sep 20 - Sep 21
    Ocmulgee Indian Celebration

    Macon
    http://www.nps.gov/ocmu/index.htm  

    Discover the grounds, artifacts and nature within the 702-acre National Monument while enjoying music, dance, storytelling crafts, and demonstrations by Native Americans as well as exhibits about the first cultural community in Macon.
  • Sep 20 - Sep 21
    Suwanee Fest

    Suwanee
    http://suwanee.com/whatsnew.events.php 

    Join over 200 vendors of great arts and crafts as well as your favorite foods, entertainment and children’s activities. Don’t miss the Suwanee Days Parade on Saturday!
  • Sep 26 - Sep 28
    Pensacola Seafood Festival

    Pensacola
    http://fiestaoffiveflags.org

    You and your family can enjoy delicious fruits of the sea and a variety of continuous entertainment.  Carefully selected food vendors will offer a variety of delicious seafood while you browse 130 arts and crafts vendors.
  • Sep 26 - Sep 29
    Virginia Beach Neptune Festival

    Virginia Beach
    http://neptunefestival.com

    A series of events ranging from the Senior’s Gala through a Virginia Wine Festival and highly- touted Triathlon to the Boardwalk Weekend. Visitors flock to visit the Art and Craft Show, three entertainment stages, Grand Parade, fireworks and the International Sand Sculpting Championships.
  • Sep 26 - Oct 31
    Ruby Falls Haunted Cavern

    Chattanooga
    http://www.hauntedcavern.com

    Nightmares return to Lookout Mountain for the 11th year as Ruby Falls hosts Haunted Cavern, awarded the #6 spot on the national haunt list by Rand McNally! This intense event takes place both above and below ground and is considered one of the area’s best haunted attractions.
  • Sep 26 - Sep 27
    Southern Fried Festival

    Columbia
    http://www.southernfriedfest.com

    The festival features local restaurant chefs and policemen and firemen in two cooking challenges and a wonderful kid’s zone featuring its own entertainment.  Local businesses set up booths to promote their products and local area artisans display their handmade goods.
  • Sep 27
    a taste of Clarksville

    Clarksville
    http://www.tasteofclarkesville.com

    This is Clarksville’s premier food, wine and beer festival that showcases the diversity of downtown Clarksville food scene and attracts food lovers from Northeast Georgia and beyond.  New this year is an outdoor classroom including cooking demonstrations and wine pairings.
  • Sep 27 - Sep 28
    North Carolina Muscadine Festival

    Kenansville
    http://muscadineharvestfestival.com

    North Carolina is home to the nation’s first cultivated grape-the muscadine.  This festival has over 25 NC wineries each year, along with music, food, tailgating, vendors, wine making contest, as well as a cooking contest.
  • Sep 27
    WellsFest 2014

    Jackson
    http://wellschurch.org/www.wellsfest.org

    Known as Jackson’s original music festival, WellsFest features nonstop music from some of the best bands in Mississippi, a 5K run and walk and one-mile fun run, a pet parade, food vendors, arts and crafts booths, a plant sale, and a silent auction of goods and services.
  • Sep 28
    Calca Chew Food Festival

    Lake Charles
    http://www.visitlakecharles.org

    If you are a fan of spicy Cajun food you won’t want to miss this festival with a variety of Cajun classics. A French mass starts off the festival, and during the day, visitors can enjoy games, a live auction. Raffles, a petting zoo, train rides and of course-Cajun music and food. Alcohol-free event.

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