"The Friendly City"
The Frog Festival scheduled for October 3, 2015
Main Street in Sumiton will turn into a sea of people on Saturday October 3, for the annual Frog Festival. Organizers had not idea when they planned the first festival in 2006 whether the event would grow or fizzle. But through the years the festivals has proved to be one of the must successful fall festivals in Central Alabama.
The event will feature over a hundred vendors selling handmade arts & crafts, painted items, bows, plaques, and other one-of-a-kind treasures.
There is a kids area, with jump-jumps and rides.
The stage this year will feature performers from Alabama who have placed on American Idol and The Voice. Dexter Roberts, Shelbie Z, Jessica Muse, and C.J. Harris will perform at this years festival.
A wide range of food vendors will also be on hand with your favorite festival foods. Come prepared to have a wonderful time at this year’s Frog Festival on Main Street Sumiton. Visit www.thefrogfestival.com or more information.
Welcome to the City of Sumiton
The City of Sumiton is located on the eastern edge of Walker County and the city limits extend into Jefferson County. Some of the friendliest people on the planet live here.
Within the last several years Sumiton has grown extensively with the addition of several national chain stores and lots of new restaurants, and many other local businesses which combined make Sumiton a bustling area of commerce.
Sumiton is also the home of Bevill State Community College which has grown exponentially over the last several years. Sumiton School which is K-8 is one of the largest schools in Walker County.
The Library which is located at city hall has a large selection of books for the entire family. Also available for Library visitors is a computer with Internet access which is ideal for research, job hunting, and educational pursuits.
There are upscale subdivisions and charming older homes in the area depending on your tastes. Sumiton recently completed construction of a multi-function Senior Citizen Center which server the people of Sumiton and surrounding communities. The Senior Center is a hub of activity for Seniors and a place where they can meet, play games, eat hot meals and enjoy companionship. The Senior Center is also a safe shelter for the community during violent weather situations. Click here for photos of the Senior Center.
All of this together
makes Sumiton is a great place to raise your family.