Alabama Mud Park –Alabama Mud Park is located at 4162 County Road 7708, Troy, Alabama 36081. The park has multiple events throughout the year. Bring your ATV and SXS for some “mud slinging” fun!
Butter and Egg Adventures – Butter and Egg Adventures, a Retreat Center and Aerial Adventure Park always puts safety first! Come experience fun times and create memories with your friends, colleagues and family members. With 23 zip lines and 3 different aerial courses, you don’t have to go far to have fun. If you are looking for zip lining / zip lines, a Alabama retreat center and other aerial adventure spots you are at the right place.
Pike County Lake – Pike County Lake originally opened in 1951, but time took its toll on the dam and the property, and it closed in 2012 for repairs. In June of 2016, the lake reopened after a major renovation partnership between the City of Troy, and the State of Alabama Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. The lake is now open six days a week, 12 months out of the year, closed on Wednesday and some holidays.
Pike Pioneer Museum – Alabama’s premier cultural steward of pioneer heritage appreciates your interest in 19th century and early 20th century folklife. Take a step back in time while visiting the furnished dogtrot cabin and tenant house. See the fully stocked Adams General Store. Tour the main building to see a blacksmith shop, farm implements, a pioneer kitchen, carriages, quilts and so much more.
Johnson Center of the Arts – The Johnson Center for the Arts is housed in one of Troy, Alabama’s historic treasures, a classical-revival style post office, circa 1910, located just off the square in downtown Troy. Founded as a 501(c)(3) corporation to advance the growth and knowledge of art and to provide county wide art education opportunities such as art exhibits that would benefit the citizens of Troy, Pike county and the surrounding counties, the Johnson Center for the Arts accommodates an audience of over 400 and is, also, home to seven galleries including the 1400 square foot, two-story main gallery.
International Arts Center/Janice Hawkins Park – Troy University’s Janice Hawkins Cultural Arts Park and International Arts Center is the place where East meets West at Troy University. People of all ages come together to celebrate, to dance, to sing, to learn, to find inspiration and to experience the world in the beautiful Janice Hawkins Cultural Arts Park. Inside the International Arts Center, the Fred “Nall” Hollis Museum features Nall’s works from the 1960s to today, and the Huo Bao Zhu Gallery houses a revolving gallery of art and visiting exhibits. The Warriors Unearthed exhibit by artist Frank Marquette interprets the history behind the famous terracotta warriors.
Half Shell Oyster Bar & Grill – Located in Troy, Alabama since 1996. The Half Shell started out as a very small place with a few tables and a bar. A fun little “joint” where you could get oysters, shrimp, hamburgers, hot dogs and really cold beer. It had the atmosphere of an old Panama City Beach “dive” with walls covered in dollar bills signed by customers. The cooking line was right behind the bar, so your bartender was also the cook. Customers from that time still talk about the “old place.”
Sisters Restaurant – Unfussy, cafeteria-style outfit with a cheerful vibe offering down-home Southern eats.
Crowe’s Brundidge – A finalist for the Best Fried Chicken in the State of Alabama, Crowe’s Brundidge is sure to “hit the spot”! Don’t forget to request extra sauce!
The Old Barn in Goshen – This small town restaurant, is housed inside a century old bard and has been a finalist for the “Alabama’s Best Steak Contest
Historic Downtown Troy– The City of Troy is distinctive, offering residents and visitors a glimpse of individuality as well as all those unique comforts of home. From the many fabulous food and quaint shopping venues, to the historic town square, Troy offers a variety of ways to embrace its culture. If you take the time to visit the many unique shops around Troy, you will get a taste of the big-city selection and style while enjoying the small-town courtesy and attention.
Trojan Marketplace Shopping Center – Trojan Marketplace officially opened in May 2021 for a complete shopping experience.
Downtown Brundidge – Take a stroll down Main Street, Brundidge to enjoy a variety of shops.
TroyFest – TroyFest, formerly the Jean Lake Arts Festival for over 25 years, was founded as a memorial to Jean Lake, a local visual artist who was highly regarded in the Southeast. TroyFest is an outdoor festival located on the downtown Troy city square. Vendors are set up in the center of the paved square and are surrounded by the downtown merchants in historic buildings. Large trees and an inviting gazebo provide areas to picnic and relax.
Annual Peanut Butter Festival – The Annual Peanut Butter Festival is held each year on the last Saturday in October in Brundidge, Alabama. This is a FREE family fun event that has proven for over 25 years to be fun for all ages. Bring family and friends for a day full of handmade arts, crafts, great food, produce, plants, furniture, home decor, jewelry as well as free activities for the kids. There are demonstrations and exhibits for all ages. Live music and performances continue all day on the main stage. Be sure to visit our Johnston Mill Peanut Butter Museum.
“Come Home, It’s Suppertime” at the We Piddle Around Theater – “Come Home, It’s Suppertime” runs the first two weeks in November each year at the We Piddle Around Theater in Brundidge, Alabama. he stories told in “Come Home, It’s Suppertime” are 100 percent true and performed as told by real-life characters who milled around our hometown during the days of the Great Depression and strowed around stories that have endured with time. The characters in “Come Home” are composite characters – a little of one and a bit of another so they mix and blend to tell the story of the rural South during “Hard Times.” These are their stories, shared so they might be carried in your minds and hearts, as in ours.
The Wiregrass Resource Conservation and Development (WRC&D) Council serves the following Southeast Alabama counties: Barbour, Coffee, Covington, Crenshaw, Dale, Geneva, Henry, Houston, Pike and Russell.