Town of Brilliant, Alabama

Coalfest 2024 is Just Around the Corner

It’s almost time for the Annual Coalfest Festival in Brilliant, Alabama! This year’s festival is scheduled for May 24th an 25th. Make your plans now to attend and enjoy the food, Coal Mining Exhibit, rides, horseshoe tournament, car and tractor show, arts, crafts, games and motorcycle rides!

Musical guests include Lee Roy Parnell, The Georgia Thunderbolts and Jeff & Jordan. Friday night enjoy Area 51, Lloyd Moses and Mike Mayhall & Friends. Bring your lawn chairs and stay all day!

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Coalfest 2024

Welcome to Brilliant, Alabama

Our city is a sparkling jewel sitting in the foothills of the Northwest Alabama mountain region. Our history is long and colorful and we would love to share it with you here through our community website.

The town of Brilliant was built around the coal mining industry in the late 1800’s early 1900’s. To this day, there remain several buildings of historical significance that are important to the citizens of Brilliant and to honor our past we now proudly host an annual arts and crafts festival known as Coal Fest each May.

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