Chambers County is a vibrant community with events, festivals, and outdoor living all year long.

The recreational opportunities in and around Chambers County, Alabama are wide reaching. If you enjoy living life outdoors, Chambers County offers plentiful opportunities for exceptional hunting, fishing and golfing. The county’s location also offers prime access to both major college and professional sporting events.

Our community hosts numerous annual events throughout the year. Events such as the wintertime Merry-Go-Round in Valley, Professional Cowboy Association rodeo hosted in LaFayette in the spring and fall, and the annual film festival hosted in Lanett are just a few events that are enjoyable to all. Home to state award winning sporting teams, makes sporting events another way to have a fun family evening.


Chambers County Attractions

Valley Community Center

The City of Valley’s 54,000 square-foot community center has many features, including an indoor pool, two racquetball courts, two gyms that can be opened into a large meeting room to serve as a community center, a fitness center, game room, catering/kitchen, and indoor walking track.

Point University Golf Course

In 2015, Point University was gifted the Riverside Country Club, a golf, tennis, dining and events center located in Lanett. As home to the Point Skyhawks golf team, the course provides a top-notch practice facility and a challenging course for competitive match play.

Chambers County Lake

The Chambers County Lake is a 183-acre public fishing lake made possible by the combined efforts and cooperation of the people of Chambers County and the Alabama Department of Conservation. It is located five miles southeast of LaFayette on Chambers County Road 83. Amenities at the lake include a boat ramp, fishing pier, restrooms, concessions (bait, tackle and snacks), and a primitive camping site.

Chattahoochee River

The Chattahoochee River forms the southeastern border of Alabama and Georgia, and is divided by a series of dams, including West Point Dam. It offers exceptional fishing, paddling and hiking. Valley partnered with The Trust for Public Land to create a paddling trail along a beautiful, 52-mile stretch of the river. The Blueway Water Trail includes launch points, portages, and camp spots for canoeists, paddle boarders, and kayakers.

Penton Raceway

Penton Raceway is a 3/8-mile clay oval that hosts weekly dirt track racing throughout the spring and summer. Located just north of LaFayette, the track is locally owned and hosts several racing divisions including, Bandits, Hobby, Limited Sportsman, and Crate Late Models. Special events include NeSmith Super Late Model Series, Sprint Cars and the Alabama Crate Mini Series.


Upcoming/Continuing Events in the Greater Valley Area:

  • City of Valley Merry-Go-Round December 1st – 26th contact Laurie Blount at the Community Center, 334-756-5281

  • Valley after school programs at the Community Center contact Laurie Blount, 334-756-5281
  • Valley Recreation Basketball contact Laurie Blount, 3347-756-5281
  • Valley Recreation Football (summer/spring sport) contact Laurie Blount, 344-756-5281
  • Lanett Recreation Department: contact Trent McCants, tmccants@cityoflanett.com, Recreation Department, 334-476-7166

  • LaFayette Summer Sporting Events
  • Log-A-Load for Kids Event to benefit the Children’s Hospital of AL: held in Spring, contact Mandy Cain, 334-234-1118
  • Women’s Self Defense Courses: contact Macy Whorton, Chambers County Sheriffs Department, 334-864-4332
  • Women’s Gun Safety Course: contact Macy Whorton, Chambers County Sheriffs Department, 334-864-4332
  • Pumpkin Patch & Jack-O-Lantern Lane: September through October open Friday through Sunday. www.jackolanternlane.com

  • Waverly BBQ: contact Waverly Town Hall 334-826-6423
  • Chambers County Farm City Events: September through November. Contact Rachel Snoddy at the Chambers County Extension Office at 334-864-9373

  • Annual Greater Valley Area Christmas Parade: Laurie Blount at the Community Center, 334-756-5281
  • Annual Fredonia Heritage Day: contact Mayor George Fannings, 256-496-6471

  • Annual Five Points Back to School Bash: contact Rozeta Walton at City Hall, 334-497-2203
  • Hike, Bike, Run: always the first weekend in May. Contact Craig Brown at 334-646-2899
  • Annual Fredonia BBQ: contact Mayor George Fannings, 256-496-6471

  • Annual Five Points BBQ: contact Rozeta Walton at City Hall, 334-497-2203
  • Special Needs Rodeo: contact Sid Lockhart at the Sheriff’s Office at 334-864-4333
  • Annual Rodeos: contact Sid Lockhart at the Sheriff’s Office at 334-864-4333
  • Chambers County Fair: contact Chambers Academy at 334-864-9852
  • Outdoor Expo: Lafayette Heights Baptist Church, David Howard, 334-497-4444
  • Annual Ridgegrove BBQ:3rd Saturday of October and March each year.
  • 280 Boogie in Waverly: www.facebook.com/WaverlyBoogie/
  • Langdale United Methodist Church has a soup kitchen every week, contact Nell Ann Johnson at 334-756-2221 for more information
  • Chambers County Library Wee Time: Thursdays at 10:15 a.m. (EST) / Join Mrs. Jade for stories and playtime for infants up to age 2. Contact 334-768-2161 for more information or visit www.chamberscountylibrary.org
  • Chambers County Library Storytime: Mondays at 4 p.m. (EST) and Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. (EST). Contact 334-768-2161 for more information or visit www.chamberscountylibrary.org

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