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    City of Alabaster


    Alabaster is a sprawling Suburban city located in the Heart of Alabama. Situated just 17 Miles south of Downtown Birmingham, the community offers a suburban lifestyle while maintaining access to urban opportunities. Alabaster has experienced remarkable growth over the last ten years with a growth rate of well over 60 percent. Those rates figure to continue to make Alabaster one of the state’s largest cities and, also, one of its fastest growing.


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    Colonial Promenade


    The City of Alabaster is home to The Colonial Promenade Shopping Center. The Colonial Promenade offers many specialty stores as well as a Walmart Super Center and Belks Department Store. There are also a variety of restaurants and financial institutions. The shopping center is located on Highway 31 at Interstate 65 (Exit 238 off of Interstate 65).


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    CityFest Celebration


    The City of Alabaster hosts one of the largest annual public gatherings in Shelby County. CityFest, which was started to celebrate Alabaster’s 50th birthday in 2003, has grown into one of the most popular celebrations in the area. With thousands of visitors attending the celebration, CityFest features live music, a large children’s area with games, rides and other fun activities. Many vendors also set up during the celebration to sell merchandise and food items. This annual event is sponsored by several corporate donors in the community.


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    Alabaster Christmas Parade


    Every year, Alabaster is the home to one of Alabama’s largest Christmas Parades. The Alabaster Christmas Parade is sponsored by the city's Beautification Board, and is held in early December of each year. Over 100 entries join the parade including floats from area churches, schools, and civic organizations along with city and county officials, scouts, dance troops, motorcycles, car clubs, horses, and Santa Claus.


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    Parks and Recreation


    The Alabaster area is convenient to many local parks, including Oak Mountain State Park, Veterans Park and American Village. Oak Mountain State Park provides over 50 miles of hiking, biking, and equestrian trails; Veterans Park provides visitors with two miles of lighted walking tracks, playgrounds, youth baseball/softball fields, and more; and American Village serves the Nation as an educational institution.
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    Local Arts


    South City Theatre is a non-profit theatre dedicated to promoting theatre in Shelby County. South City has partnered with THS on several projects recently, including their Summer 2012 production of "The Miracle Worker."

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