Helen Keller Festival in 2024 to Be Held In Tuscumbia, Alabama Last Weekend in June


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The 46th Annual Helen Keller Festival is set to take place in Tuscumbia, Alabama from June 27th to June 30th, 2024. The festival celebrates the life of Helen Keller, and promotes education, deaf and blind awareness, and accessibility.


This year’s festival will kick off on Thursday with a parade down Main Street, followed by a street party with live music and delicious food by local food trucks. Artists performing Thursday include Red Handed at 7PM and Jerome Parker and the Rubber Band at 8PM.

There is an impressive lineup of events throughout the weekend. On Friday in Spring Park, you can enjoy the Marketplace and visit local craftsmen and vendors, the Hellen Keller Bike Ride, and Music in the Park.

You’ll have two more days on Saturday and Sunday to enjoy the Marketplace, and one more day of Music in the Park on Saturday. The festival will conclude with two different times of Worship and Prayer on Sunday.

Keller Kids Program

There will also be a Keller Kids program with a number of activities that aim to teach children and teens about the life and accomplishments of Helen Keller. 

There will be a 5K Fun Run, an educational program to teach children about living with disabilities, and a party in the park with fun activities.

Where to Stay

There are a number of accommodation options available in Tuscumbia. Here are the festival recommendations:

Parking and Transportation

The best place to park is the Dustbowl field on the corner of Old Lee Hwy and Hook Street. There will be a shuttle running every 15 minutes that can pick up from a number of locations.For more information about accommodations, event schedules, and ticket details, visit the festival’s official website.

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