Cahaba Lily Festival GraphicEvery May the town of West Blocton, Alabama hosts a festival to one of its native stars – The Cahaba Lily. If you have not made it to the festival yet, you should make plans now. And if you’ve been before, well, you probably feel the river drawing you back for another view of this splendid flower.

In either case, there are plenty of reasons to attend the festival. In fact, we’ve gathered ten things to do at the Cahaba River Festival. Click the items for more details.


1. See the lilies

2. Hear Dr. Davenport

3. Enjoy a great meal

4. Buy native plants

5. Find a book

6. Tour the Coke Ovens Park

7. Learn about environmental groups

8. Hike Piper trail

9. Enjoy great music

10. Meet new people