May 18, 2024

This Year's Features

What to expect at this year's festival

Miss Cahaba Lily Pageant

Festival Program

Musical Entertainment

Trips to the River

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Larry Davenport
Professor of Biology, Samford University

Dr. Davenport has enlightened and entertained the crowd each year with his presentation, "Romancing the Lilies." 

He is recognized by many as the foremost authority on the Cahaba Lily.

And updates from our partners

Schedule of Events

March 1, 2024 through April 19, 2024

Pageant Date: Saturday, April 27, 2024
Pageant Location: West Blocton high School

9:10 am to 12:00 pm

Morning Program

The morning program includes vendors on the street, a children's play area, presentations by various environmental groups, and a lunch in the Cahaba Lily Center. Registration begins at 8 am and the morning program starts at 9:10 am. Keep checking this page for more details as they get finalized!

1:00 to 4:00 pm

Trips to the River

Afternoon activities will include shuttles to and from the Cahaba Lily Center, and canoes  available for rent by the Cahaba River Society. 

Our Partners

These organizations work hard to protect habitats for the Cahaba Lilies and other rare or endangered plants and animals. Come hear updates on the work they are doing within our state.

Cahaba Lily Center

1012 Main Street
West Blocton, AL 35184

The morning activities take place at the Cahaba Lily Center in West Blocton. Shuttles will be provided from this location as well.

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