Holiday Events Happening In and Around Foley, AL

We’re entering the midst of one of the busiest times of the year. The holidays bring all sorts of local activities, events and things to do throughout the holiday season. As a Foley resident, you’re able to experience a multitude of recreational activities and entertainment, and we’re sure there’s something for everyone to enjoy. We’ve created a list of holiday events happening in and around the Foley, AL area that we think you’ll love!

Foley Christmas Parade

The holiday season isn’t complete without a community holiday-themed parade! The Foley Christmas Parade is an annual event that rolls through the streets of downtown Foley. Enjoy the holiday-themed floats hosted by local businesses, organizations and the City of Foley. This annual tradition is hosted by The Foley Kiwanis Club and will be happening on December 4th, 2021. The lineup will start between the Foley Armory and the Foley Public Library at 8 a.m.

Annual Magnolia Run

The Magnolia Run is for anyone who loves to run, walk or just enjoys the outdoors! The event includes a 5K Run, 5K Race/Walk and a 1 Miles Fun Run that challenges over 200 runners in beautiful Magnolia Springs. The runners will run through a picturesque route with colossal grand oak tree canopies extending over the road, gorgeous azaleas and distinguished homes to see through the historic town. Not only is this event great for all ages, but the run is also dog and stroller friendly to include everyone who wants to participate. This annual event will take place on Saturday, November 6th, 2021, at 11 a.m. at Jesse’s Restaurant in Magnolia Springs, Alabama.

Veterans Day Parade

The city of Foley will be celebrating and honoring all of our military veterans with their annual Veteran’s Day Parade in Foley. This parade helps raise awareness of the sacrifice our veterans and currently serving members of the military make for America’s freedoms. Local businesses, clubs, organizations, groups representing the military of all eras, civic and youth groups and more will be featured in the parade to help commemorate the event. Immediately after the parade, a ceremony will take place at Max Griffin Park. This event will happen on Thursday, November 11th, 2021, at 10 a.m.

Tree Lighting Ceremony at OWA 

OWA’s 5th annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place on Saturday, November 20th, 2021. Enjoy a snowy Tree Lighting ceremony as OWA lights their 36-foot tall Christmas tree with music playing through the streets of downtown OWA. Seasonal treats can be found at all the restaurants in downtown OWA, along with numerous activities that will happen throughout the ceremony. Once the tree is lit, guests will be able to watch a dazzling Christmas themed firework show and experience falling snow! This holiday celebration will be an evening of events that entices everyone of all ages.

Trim A Tree 

This annual event is a community favorite! The 54th Annual Trim-A-Tree event will be held at the Tanger Outlets in Foley, Alabama, from Friday, November 12th, 2021, to Thursday, December 23rd, 2021. Enjoy an event where local artists and craftsmen have created exceptional, eccentric one-of-a-kind decorations, floral, ornaments, jewelry, pottery, wood carvings, exquisite artwork and more to be sold on consignment. This is your chance to purchase fine handmade items while supporting local artists and craftsmen. They each are members of the Foley Art Gallery and their work has been juried in to participate. The vendors receive 75 percent back and the Art Center uses the 25 percent for payroll taxes for the three employees, rent, advertising and supplies. The remaining proceeds are awarded to 11 area schools for their Art Programs. The Trim-A-Tree event is sponsored by the Foley Art Center to serve the Gulf Coast area with Culture Enrichment Programs in local schools and more.

The holiday season is happening in full swing! Foley, Alabama, offers an abundance of activities, events and traditions to be a part of for their residents and the surrounding areas. South Pointe Apartments and Homes is located in the heart of Foley. Secluded yet accessible, tranquil and only minutes from countless recreational possibilities, our community is setting the standards for excellence in apartment and rental home living. Contact us today to schedule a tour by visiting our website or give our office a call at (251) 971-3800.

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