Summer 2019 Activities on Lake Martin
School is almost out and summer fun is about to begin! It’s hands-down, the best time of year on Lake Martin. We cannot wait for nightly sunset cruises, hot water-sport-filled days, and evenings listening to our favorite local musicians on area patios and docks. It’s almost summer, y’all!
In true Lake Martin fashion, there are tons of family-friendly events happening this summer that you won’t want to miss. In fact, you might bump into us there! Today, we’ve got the scoop on some of the awesome summer 2019 activities on Lake Martin happening now through July 4th. Pull out your calendar and make some plans!
May 24 – 25: RXR Fest
Back again for another awesome year of live music, RXR Fest gives us a Memorial Day weekend unlike any other. Friday kicks off the weekend with The Bank Walkers and Andrew Weaver, one of the youngest performers to ever play on the RXR Fest stage. Saturday is filled with even more tunes. Tosha Hill and The Locust Fork Band complete the line-up. To hear more about each of the artists and even listen to them perform, head to the RXR Fest site!
May 26: SpringHouse Sunday Night Supper
Each month, local favorite SpringHouse hosts a Sunday Night Supper composed of family-style comfort food. The events are limited to 80 guests with just one reservation time available. Drinks begin at 6 and food starts flowing at 6:30. It’s a fun way to mingle with fellow Lake Martin residents while enjoying a delicious meal together. Make your reservation here.
June 6: Wakeboard/Wakesurf Clinic
While details for this event have yet to have been released, one thing is for sure: if you’ve always wanted to learn how to wakeboard or wakesurf, June 6 is your chance! Spend all day with instructors as they guide lessons on the area favorite water sport. The clinic takes place at Kowaliga Marina, and if you’re interested, give them a call!
June 8: National Marina Day at Russell Marine
You can bet that in lake country, we celebrate National Marina Day! It’s almost as if the holiday was made for Lake Martin residents! Celebrate all things boating on June 8 at Russell Marine. There will be complimentary hot dogs with all the fixings, and shoppers can receive 15% off of gear and accessories in the pro shop. It sounds like a reason to celebrate to us!
June 14: Alex City Jazz Fest
It’s no secret that we LOVE like music around here, and the Alex City Jazz Fest is a great opportunity to see that love in action. Now in its 28th year, Jazz Fest is a quintessential summer event. Perhaps the best part? The event is FREE! Look for a line-up along with more details on the Alex City Jazz Fest website.
July 4: Annual 4th of July Boat Parade
This year marks the 43rd year of the 4th of July Boat Parade on Lake Martin. Watch the festivities as loads of boats decorated in their red, white, and blue best parade from Kowaliga to Children’s Harbor. Prizes will be awarded in different categories and trust us when we say captains and their crew take their decor very seriously. Call Kowaliga Marina or stop by any marina to register.
July 4: Fireworks Show
Touted as the Southeast’s largest fireworks show, the July 4th fireworks on Lake Martin are absolutely not to be missed. The show is bookended by live music from bands the likes of The Bank Walkers and Tyn Tymes. For those who like to wiggle, the hula-hoop contest and twist contest will be back with prizes for the best hooper and twister. Find more information about timing online!
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