From The Tribune staff reports
PINSON — The second largest festival in the state of Alabama will be in Pinson on Friday, Oct. 2 and Saturday, Oct. 3.
The 15th annual Butterbean Festival will be a little smaller this year, due to coronavirus restrictions. Mayor Hoyt Sanders said there will be fewer vendors but larger vendor booths. Social distancing and masks will be required. The city had safety plans approved by the Jefferson County Health Department, according to Sanders.
On both days of the festival, there will be artists showcases, including singers, bands and performers. Events on Saturday include the Alabama Butterbean Festival 5K, the Pet Parade.
The Clay-Pinson Chamber of Commerce hosts the event each year.
The festival will take place along Main Street in Pinson. Parking will be available along the shoulders of and backroads adjacent to the Pinson Boulevard corridor.
The carnival is set up behind City Hall located at 4410 Main St, Pinson, AL 35126.
You can follow the Alabama Butterbean Festival’s Facebook page for updates and butterbean recipes.