2023 Noble Street Festival & Sunny King Criterium!

Noble Street 2023

The Noble Street Festival returns to Downtown Anniston on May 6, 2023 from 11 AM – 7 PM! Join us for live music, local cuisine, pro bike racing, a free KidZone, and other exciting attractions! Main Street Anniston’s, Noble Street Festival, a large scale community event — anticipates bringing together nearly 7,500-10,000 attendees and dozens of companies from across the greater Calhoun County areas!

Interested in participating in the Festival? Download the applications below:


2022 Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony!

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You’re Invited to The City of Anniston, Alabama and Main Street Anniston’s 2022 Tree Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, December 1st at 5pm at 1129 Noble Street!

The Tree Lighting Ceremony will conclude with hot cocoa, coffee, and cookies (while supplies last) hosted by Main Street Anniston Board of Directors.

For more information, contact Main Street Director, Karla Eden, at: 256-371-3711!

2023 Youth Basketball Registration! (Extended until 12/10/22)

Basketball Registration Extended

The registration #Deadline for our winter youth basketball has been extended to December 10! We have also moved the date of our #SkillsClinic, for more details please see below!
➡️ This winter we are offering Basketball for the following age groups:
• TOT/6 & Under
• 8 & Under
• 10 & Under
• 12 & Under
• 14 & Under
ℹ️ You can register your superstar online at this link: https://bit.ly/3XOfidb
ℹ️ You may also register in person at any City of Anniston community center by completing this form and returning it to a center: https://bit.ly/3T0lf3d
➡️ The Skills clinic has been moved back to December 10th as well at the Anniston Aquatic & Fitness Center!
• 8U at 9:00 AM
• 10U at 10:30 AM
• 12U & 14U at 12:00 PM
➡️ For those interested in Coaching, the coaches meeting will be December 8th at 5:30 PM at the Aquatics Center as well!
📳 For more info call: 256-820-3860.
Thank you!

Main Street Rivalry Run 5K!

Rivalry Run 2022

Main Street Anniston and Historic Main Street Oxford have partnered together to bring you the second annual #RivarlyRun 5K, which will kickoff this Saturday, Nov. 19th, at 7:00 AM!
Participants will register to run for Team #Anniston or Team #Oxford. The City with the most runners will be deemed the Main Street Rivalry Run Champion, and keep the trophy until the following year! So make plans to support the city you love!

Participants will begin at Simmons Park (Main Street & E. Oak Street, Oxford, AL 36203) in downtown Oxford. From there, runners will head North towards Noble Street, crossing over to Front Street and continuing to the Christmas Tree Park in Historic Downtown Anniston (11th Street & Noble Street).

On-Site registration will begin at 7:00 AM in Simmons Park (Oxford). The race will begin promptly at 8:00 AM! The awards Ceremony will be held in Downtown Anniston at 9:30 AM. The City of Anniston will be hosting a shuttle service back to Oxford beginning at 9:45 AM as well!.
Registration will be $30 per adult and $20 for students! For more information please contact City of Anniston Main Street Director, Karla Eden at: 256-371-3711!

McWane STEM Saturdays!

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Register for the McWane STEM (Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) Saturdays at the Wiggins Community Center!

We plan to host multiple STEM events throughout the year, so stay tuned for future dates. Our first STEM Saturday will be January 21, 2023 form 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM! For questions, please contact Carol Bush at: 256 231-7628 and/or cbush@annistonal.gov.

100 participants will be allowed to enter this first camp, so be sure to get your spot before it is gone!

You may register for the camp online, here: https://www.annistonal.gov/parks-recreation/wiggins-stem-camp/

APD Annual Christmas Toy Drive!

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The Anniston Police Department is excited to announce the kickoff of its annual Christmas Toy Drive! We hope you can help us make some little ones smile this holiday season by dropping off toy donations at the Anniston Police Department (174 W 13th St, Anniston, AL 36201).

We will be accepting donations from November 1, 2022 until Friday, Dec. 9th! Afterwards, we will host the Toy Drive give-away at the Station on Friday, Dec. 16th.

Any one with questions may feel free to contact us anytime at: (256) 238-1800. Thank you!

Something-To-Do Sundays! (Postponed Until Warmer Weather)

Postponed_Something To Do Sundays!

(Postponed Until Warmer Weather)


Something To Do Sundays are back! A local favorite, every 3rd Sunday we will set up shop at one of our centers or out in the community and provide the youth with educational fun, games, activities, and structure from 3:00 PM until 5:00 PM!

Our Something To Do days started with concerned community citizens coming together on one accord to offer our deserving youth a structured, yet fun-filled opportunity to play and learn!

Be sure to bring your most recent Report Card! Rewards will be given to A & B Students!

For more information contact our Parks & Recreation Department at: 256-236-8221.

Thank you!

Trick-Or-Treat at City Hall!

City Hall Trick-Or-Treating! 10.31.22

Come trick-or-treat at City Hall on Halloween Day (10/31/22) from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM! 

This annual event is open to all the kiddos, parents are welcomed as well! Be sure to dress up and go department by department to see who has the best treats! Who knows? We may even need your help judging our Halloween decorations and costumes! 

We look forward to seeing you then! Don’t ghost us! 

For more information, please contact City Hall at: 256-236-3422!

Thank you! 

Bears, Bears, Everywhere!

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Saturday, October 22, 11:30 am-1:30 pm

AMNH Exhibit Halls

One of the most recognizable items in the AMNH collection is the giant Kodiak bear. Join our educators as we explore the lives of bears through activities and crafts!

This program is included with daily admission and free for members.