Check Out What Is Happening When You’re in Town

Are you staying in the Lake Guntersville area this week? Looking for something fun to do? Wanting somewhere delicious to eat at? Well, look no further! Here are some details to help you make some quick decisions while you are here.

Events Happening:

Events happening soon: Friday, June 17: My People Tour at Sand Mountain Amphitheater! Crowder will headline this amazing concert as well as We the Kingdom, Anne Wilson and Patrick Mayberry. Click here to buy tickets.

June 17 through June 26: “Guys and Dolls” at the Whole Backstage. The Whole Backstage Theatre production, directed by Johnny Brewer, is an oddball romance comedy playwright Damon Runyon set in a mythical New York City. Learn more here.

Sunday, June 19: Join Lake and River Fun for a Father’s Day Cruise! Father’s ride for free, and they get some sweet treats to enjoy during the fun and entertaining boat ride. For more information or to book: Boarding Location — Lake & River Fun (

Friday, June 24: HydroFest Meet & Greet at Marshall County Park One. Come out for free to see the boats that will race the South’s Fastest Water. This is from 9 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. The boats will then parade through Downtown Guntersville to head to the pits. They will test from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. That is FREE for the public to come out and watch.

Saturday, June 25 through Sunday, June 26: The 2022 Guntersville Lake HydroFest is taking place on the South’s Fastest Water! Come out to see these boats race for the APBA Gold Cup and the Southern Nationals! There are over 30 boats that will be on the water all weekend. To learn more and to purchase tickets, click here.

For more events, check out our event calendar here!

Where to Eat:

While we have many restaurants here in Marshall County, here are just a few to help get you started!

Wilson’s Barbecue in Albertville: Famous for their barbecue potatoes, this drive-through is a local favorite and offers southern BBQ and all the fixings. Try their original peanut butter pie for dessert.

Charburger in Guntersville: Known for their Wildcat Burger in honor of the local high school’s mascot, this drive-up burger joint is a blast from the past. Make sure to order one of the homemade milkshakes with more than 10 flavors to choose from.

Mt. Fuji in Arab: Traditional hibachi and other Asian favorites are on the menu at this local restaurant. Onsite sushi chef with an expansive sushi menu.

Speedy Gonzales in Boaz: Looking for authentic Mexican food, this is the place to go. Grab a quick bite at the drive- in window and take home dinner or lunch today.

Check out the rest of our restaurant options by clicking here!

Need a Drink?

Looking to relax and enjoy live music and a cold one, we have a few places just for that.

Main Channel Brewing: Main Channel Brewing offers brews centered around Lake Guntersville themes, which is at the heart of the brewery itself. With beautiful lake views and a nautical theme, the taproom offers a continuous selection of lack favorites and rotating seasonal offerings sure to please any beer lover.

Jules J. Berta Vineyard: Located in Albertville, the winery is a part of the North Alabama Wine Trail and has a delicious pizza joint on location along with the best wine slushees and charcuterie boards. Check out their award-winning wine list here.

Busted Oak Bourbon Society: Busted Oak Bourbon Society pays tribute to the Prohibition era in U.S. history during the 1920s – an era where the mafia thrived and speakeasies proliferated through the trade of illegal alcohol. Step inside our historical building, Enjoy a classic, handcrafted cocktail, a glass of fine wine or your favorite beer. Enjoy cigars? We have an excellent selection and a private smoking lounge.

More info?

Want to rent a boat? Or maybe find a hiking trail to burn some calories? Or do you just want more information on the Lake Guntersville area? Check out our website to #ExploreLakeGuntersville. And make sure to find us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest by searching Explore Lake Guntersville.


Phone: (256) 582-7015
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200 Gunter Avenue
P.O. Box 711
Guntersville, AL 35976


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