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6 Things to Do This Summer in Tuscaloosa

Looking for summertime fun right here in the Tuscaloosa/Northport area? Look no further! We’ve got some great ideas for summer activities for the entire family. Check out these 6 things to do this summer.

Cool off with a snow cone

What’s better on a hot summer day than a snow cone? Visit Summer Snow, the popular place for shaved ice snow cones. Located at 1501 University Boulevard, this spot gets high ratings from its customers.With many flavors to choose from and possibly the softest ice anywhere, Summer Snow is a great place for both kids and adults to enjoy a sweet treat. You might have to stand in line, but, according to customer reviews, it’s worth the wait!

Shaved-ice snow cones at Summer Snow.

Summer Snow is famous for its many flavors of shaved ice snow cones.

Attend a free outdoor concert

For Friday night entertainment, there’s no better activity than the City of Tuscaloosa’s Live at the Plaza Concert Series. Sponsored by Coca-Cola, Avenue Pub, and The Wine Market, these family/pet-friendly concerts are free to the public every Friday in June and July.

Grab your folding chairs and a blanket to sit on, and come hear local bands, while enjoying tasty food from a variety of vendors. There is even a Kid Zone available for fun activities.

Free Friday night concerts at Government Plaza

Friday night concerts at Government Plaza are family-friendly and free.

Enjoy some delicious seafood

Craving seafood but not near the beach? No problem. Check out the many seafood options available at Ingram Farms on Highway 43 in Northport. Crawfish (sold only on Fridays) is sold by the sack, by the pound, boiled, or boiled with sides like potatoes, corn, and sausage. You can buy Gulf shrimp cooked or raw, and seafood gumbo by the pint or quart.

And don’t forget to look through their selection of fresh produce or have an ice cream cone while you’re there.

Visiting Ingram Farms is one of 6 things to do this summer in Tuscaloosa and Northport

Check out the many offerings at Ingram Farms–seafood, fresh produce, ice cream, and more.

Sign up for the public library’s children’s Summer Reading Program

Want to keep the kids in your life busy and productive? Sign them up for the Tuscaloosa Public Library’s Summer Reading Program.

With events starting on June 5, this year’s program is called All Together Now and it features story time, crafting activities, and an ongoing reading challenge in which children set their own reading goals.

Join the children's Summer Reading Program at the Tuscaloosa Public Library

The Tuscaloosa Public Library’s annual summer reading program offers special activities for kids at all of its locations.

Registration began on May 1, but there is still ample time to sign up by visiting any of the public library’s branches or by going to its website.

Enjoy popular music at the Amphitheater

The Tuscaloosa Amphitheater provides several opportunities for concertgoers. Flashback Funk Fest kicks off the summer lineup on Sunday, May 28. You can hear Barenaked Ladies on Wednesday, June 28. The concerts scheduled for August include 3 Doors Down on August 5, Jason Aldean on August 6, and 50 Cent on August 22.

Book tickets and make plans to enjoy live music on the banks of the Black Warrior at West Alabama’s largest outdoor theater.

Attend a concert at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater

The Tuscaloosa Amphitheater has a great summer lineup of concerts.

Join your friends at The Venue

For a little bit of everything, head out to The Venue, the recently opened hangout in Northport near Sokol Park. Whether you’re looking for pizza, tacos, hot dogs, ice cream, or drinks, you can find it at this popular spot.

Kids can run around in the grassy area, families can enjoy a game of cornhole, and everyone can enjoy live music by local bands scheduled throughout the summer. This is a great spot for large families, sports teams, and groups.

Family fun at The Venue

The Venue promises fun times and high-fives for the whole family.

Enjoy some summertime fun!

Wishing everyone a happy summer filled with fun!

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