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Helen Keller Festival

Remembering Helen Keller and celebrating her legacy with music, art, and activities.

On June 24-28, 2020, The Helen Keller Festival returns to Tuscumbia, AL. Enjoy six days of food, live music, film screenings, arts & crafts, and family fun, all celebrating Helen Keller’s legacy. You may also tour Ivy Green, Keller’s well-preserved birthplace featuring original furnishings and personal mementos.

Bands & Musicians

Each year the Helen Keller attracts talented musicians and performers. Musical headliners in 2019 included Joseph Baldwin, Tanya Tucker, and Jason Crabb. The musical lineup for 2020 will be announced closer to the event. Check back on the event website for more details.

Helen Keller Festival Highlights

With six days of activities, there’s so much to do at this annual festival. Here are some of the top festival highlights to look forward to:

  • The Helen Keller Art Show at the Tennessee Valley Museum of Art features works created by visually impaired, blind or deaf/blind Alabama students.
  • The 40th annual Helen Keller Festival Parade through downtown Tuscumbia is a must-see and local tradition.
  • Take part in the 23-Mile & 5-Mile Family Bike Ride, an early evening ride offering fun for all ages and abilities.
  • Vote for your favorite young women at the Miss Ivy Green Pageant with winners invited to ride in the Helen Keller Festival Parade.

All Festival Information & Event Registration

For the latest Helen Keller Festival information, including schedule updates, event registration, and more, please visit the official website here.

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