West Alabama Christmas Parade – December 3

TUSCALOOSA – The city of Tuscaloosa will host a ceremonial tree lighting at the Tuscaloosa County Courthouse at 5:15 and then the parade will begin at 6:30. This is a free event and there will be a contest for best parade float with the winners announced on the 10 o’clock news on the local radio station WVUA.…

Jingle Bell 5K Run – December 3

DEMOPOLIS – Enjoy running through scenic Demopolis and even catch a glimpse of Santa while benefiting local charities. Multiple prizes will be awarded in all age groups. Race begins at 8:30 a.m. at Rooster Hall in the Public Square with registration beginning an hour before. Registration fee is $25 if turned in…

Christmas in a Railroad Town – December 9

OPELIKA – For more than twenty years, Opelika has been delighting visitors to its holiday celebration in the heart of its historic downtown. There will be live music, a petting zoo, pony rides, miniature train rides and arts and crafts activities for the entire family. The celebration lasts from 6 to 9 p.m. and…

Christmas on the Square – December 4

LIVINGSTON – Jump into the holiday spirit in downtown Livingston, known for its picturesque courtyard and the Alumuchee-Bellamy covered bridge on the University of West Alabama campus. The festivities begin at 1:30. www.facebook.com