8 Things to Do Labor Day around Lake Guntersville
Summer is ending at Alabama’s Great Natural Attraction, unfortunately. However, Labor Day Weekend offers you one last chance to send summer off with a big bang. We got lots to do around Lake Guntersville that weekend, but here are just 8 things to do to help motivate your Labor Day plans.
Head to SugarFest
The SugarFest is the sweetest festival right here in Marshall County. The all-day festival is September 3 and lasts from 7:30 a.m. until 8:15 p.m. Enjoy craft vendors and yummy festival treats. Kids can hang out at the Sugar High Kids Zone, while parents may enjoy the live music. Trotline will be the headliner for the concert at the festival in the evening. The night ends with fireworks at the end of the last song. Learn all the details about SugarFest here.
Jam Out at Sand Mountain Amphitheater
Get your dancing shoes on for September 2 to see the Black Jacket Symphony at Sand Mountain Amphitheater. They will be performing Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours album beginning at 6 p.m. Friday night. You will enjoy hearing the almost identical sounds of the original band that will put you back in the 70s. Tickets can be purchased here.
Zipline through the Trees
Want a little thrill for your weekend? We highly recommend trying out Screaming Eagle Ziplines. There are two levels to choose from that will have you soaring like bald eagles. You will see stunning lake views and probably some wildlife too. Click here to learn more or book a tour.
Rent a Boat
What’s Labor Day weekend without getting on the lake? Rent a boat at Town Creek Fishing Center or Islands Boat Rental. Both offer great rentals of pontoons, fishing boats and kayaks. They also both offer different time options if you are or are not open for a full day boating adventure.
Float in the Lazy River at SMP
If you are not up for spending time in the lake swimming, you should definitely head to Sand Mountain Park’s Outdoor Water Park. It has two massive slides and a lazy river to float down. Kids will also enjoy the splash pad with tons of features. Labor Day weekend is the last time to enjoy the outdoor water park until next year, too. Learn more here.
Check out Boaz’s Newest Mural
Boaz is the spot for murals in Marshall County. There are several located in their downtown that are all photo-op worthy. However, they have a new mural that was completed this summer. This was dedicated to the Boaz Civitan Club for their 100 years of service. Find the mural in Downtown Boaz.
Kayak Around Lake Guntersville State Park
If you are looking for something a little different, we highly recommend bringing your kayak (or canoe) out to Lake Guntersville State Park. Paddle along the banks of the river and see some beautiful wildlife and nature. If you don’t have your own, rent one at Town Creek Fishing Center.
Sip a Cocktail at Levi’s
If you haven’t checked out the new City Harbor located on the water, here is the perfect chance to do so. Levi’s on the Lake offers live music every weekend and stunning views of a one-of-a-kind Lake Guntersville sunset. Grab your favorite cocktail at the bar and enjoy a nice evening on the water.