Alabama State Holidays

Alabama State Holidays include the following dates:

  • February 13, 2018 - Mardi Gras Day (Baldwin & Mobile Counties only)
  • April 23, 2018 - Confederate Memorial Day
  • June 4, 2018 - Jefferson Davis' Birthday

These are in addition to the US Federal Holidays!

Local Alabama Observance Days

  • Severe Weather Awareness Week (Flood) - February 18-23, 2018
  • Hurricane Preparedness Week - May 6-12, 2018
  • Summer Safety: Lightning, Heat, Rip Currents, Boating - May 20-26, 2018 (Tentative)
  • Fall Severe Weather Awareness Day - October 17, 2018
  • Winter Weather Awareness Week - November 11-16, 2018

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National Parks in Alabama

There are no National Parks in Alabama, but there are some National Monuments, National Historic Trails, National Historic Sites, National Military Parks, National Preserves and the Natchez Trace Parkway. Find out the details at National Park Service.


State Parks in Alabama

There are 24 State Parks in Alabama! The State Parks website is a great resource to find detailed information on all of the State Parks as well as the National Parks:  http://www.stateparks.com/al.html


Alabama State Facts and History

  • Alabama became the 22nd State on December 14, 1819
  • Alabama State Abbreviation: AL
  • Alabama State Capital: Montgomery
  • Alabama State Amphibian: Red Hills Salamander
  • Alabama State Animal: Black Bear
  • Alabama State Bird: Northern Flicker
  • Alabama State Butterfly: Monarch Butterfly
  • Alabama State Fish: Largemouth Bass
  • Alabama State Flower: Camellia
  • Alabama State Gemstone: Quartz
  • Alabama State Nickname: Yellowhammer State, Heart of Dixie
  • Alabama State Nut: Pecan
  • Alabama State Reptile: Alabama red-bellied turtle
  • Alabama State Tree: Southern Longleaf Pine


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