November is just a few weeks away and that means it is almost time for Alabama Pecan Festival 2017! If you love pecans – and who doesn’t – you will not want to miss this 32 year-old Alabama tradition. November 3rd through the 5th, 2017 in Mobile, AL.
When it comes to delicious desserts, pecan pie is hard to beat. Like pecan pie, Mobile’s Alabama Pecan Festival is rich, sweet, and over way faster than you you want it to be. The Alabama Pecan Festival is 3 days of pecan pies, cook-offs, carnival rides, concerts, craft vendors, and the crowning of the new Alabama Pecan Festival Queen!
Pecans have long been an important part of Alabama’s annual crop. Pecans were started here in the early 1900’s but didn’t reach consistent market maturity until the 1940’s. After that, the crops really started to take off. The annual festival is a simple salute to the success story of the Alabama pecan crop as well as the delicious little fruit that most of us think of as a nut: the pecan!
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