5 reasons you’ll love Trussville City Fest, September 11

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Trussville City Fest 2020. Photo via Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce

Get pumped, because Trussville City Fest sponsored by Trussville City Schools Foundation and 4 Africa, is underway on Saturday, September 11. Here are five reasons why you won’t want to miss it.

1. The vendors are dope

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Trussville City Fest 2020. Photo via Angela’s Sweet Cravings’ Facebook

Food trucks and local vendors, need I say more? Trussville City Fest has a variety lined up for Saturday, September 11.

Here are a few to be on the lookout for:

2. The bands are top level

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All musical performances at Trussville City Fest take place at the Trussville Entertainment District stage. Photo via Ferus Artisan Ales’ Facebook

Love music? Prepare to be wowed, because Trussville City Fest’s 2021 musical lineup is cheer-worthy. 

The lineup kicks off with Brad Ryan & Man’s Best Friend. 

The grand finale will really get you cheering, because onstage will be Party of the Year—the all-hits party band from the producers of The Black Jacket Symphony. Comprised of talented musicians from this all-star band, the group performs the top 40 hits from the 60s through today.

All musical performances take place at the Trussville Entertainment District stage. Admission is free. 

Don’t miss this pre-festival performance!

If you’re itching to begin the festivities early, you’re in luck. On Friday, September 10, head to the Trussville Entertainment District stage for Tune Up for City Fest, sponsored by Brown Automotive.

Here you’ll enjoy pre-festival entertainment as Artie Dean Harris & Bourbontown—Kentucky’s No. 1 Country Rock Party Band—take to the stage for a live show. The opening band will be Space of a Day.

The show begins at 6PM. Admission is free.

3. There will be kids activities + more

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Trussville City Fest. Photo via Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce

Amazing vendors and live music are just part of the fun during Trussville City Fest on Saturday, September 11. Here’s a peek at what else is in store:

  • Cruise-In (Bryant Bank parking lot)
  • Cornhole Tournament (Slagheap Brewery)
  • Trussville Art Walk (209 Main Street)
  • Kid/Family Area (Civitan Park)
  • Pup Strut (grassy area across from Trussville City Hall)

Parking is available around Downtown Trussville. Need a lift to the festivities? Grab a shuttle at Cahaba Elementary. Rides are free and available all day long.  

4. Social distancing IS possible

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Trussville City Fest. Photo via Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce

With COVID still causing drama, it’s important to be safe when attending events. Trussville City Fest makes this possible. Here’s how:

  • The event takes place outside.
  • The event is spaced out throughout Trussville so social distancing is possible.
  • Hand sanitizing stations will be available.

You can also rock your fave mask for extra precaution. 

5. It pays tribute to September 11

Veterans Memorial
Veterans Memorial. Photo via Pat Byington for Bham Now

For many, September 11 is a day they will never forget. Before the festivities of Trussville City Fest begin, join the City of Trussville for a 20th anniversary observance of 9/11 at the Veteran’s Memorial.

Coordinated by the City of Trussville’s Veterans’ Committee, the ceremony begins at 9AM and features the Trussville Honor Guard.

Are you ready for Trussville City Fest? Join in the fun on Saturday, September 11 in Downtown Trussville. The festivities begin at 9AM. Admission is free.

*Parking is available around Downtown Trussville. Need a lift to the festivities? Grab a shuttle at Cahaba Elementary. Rides are free and available all day long.  

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