Train Rides – enjoy a trip around a festive trail and through a tunnel on a beautiful replica of a classic steam locomotive. Complete with an Engine, 4 wagons and an ADA accessible caboose, the train holds 25-30 passengers each trip. The train makes a loop and does not leave the Springdale property.

Located at Andalusia Court Square in front of the Covington County Court House

Candyland Cottages – Find another entire village of imaginative playhouses at Springdale including a Train Depot, Doc McStuffin’s House, a Gingerbread House, and a Grocery Store to name a few.

The Polar Bear Tubing Hill boasts two 150 ft. lanes for racing snow tubes.

Delicious eats ranging from steaks and seafood to quick bites surround the downtown area.  Click for a full list of dining options. 

Candyland on the Court Square

Plenty of friendly downtown merchants for all your Christmas shopping.

The Snow Show lasts 20 minutes and is a snow experience the kids will not soon forget. The falling snow (tiny bubble clusters shaped like snowflakes) will fill the square and give the illusion of a blizzard, without the sub-zero temperatures, runny noses, and wet clothes. Check the schedule for special light shows as well.

Candyland Cottages are child-sized imaginative play cottages built especially for the children and include themes such as a bank, an engineering office, an airplane, a church, veterinarian’s office and a school to name a few. Enjoy play time during designated times on schedule.

Things to Do in the Area

Springdale on Ice

Police Department
102 Opp Avenue
Andalusia, AL 36420
Emergencies call 911
Phone: (334) 222-1155

Fire Department
100 Church Street
Andalusia, AL 36420
Phone: (334) 222-1121

Andalusia Health

849 S Three Notch St
Andalusia, AL 36420
Phone: (334)-222-8466

​Lost and Found

Andalusia City Hall

505 East Three Notch Street

(334) 222-3312

Just in Case

Winter Skating Experience – Skates are available in a variety of sizes ranging from a 12T to an adult 13. 

Located at 505 East Three Notch Street in Andalusia (about 3 blocks from Court Square)

Watch the PARADE!
Andalusia Area Chamber of Commerce  Annual Christmas Parade

November 30, 2017 at 7:00 PM
Begins: E. Three Notch Street and Third Avenue
Ends: River Falls Street and Church Street

Join the fun in Downtown Andalusia as over 100 entries including marching bands, equestrian units, ornate floats, and Santa Claus parade down East Three Notch and around the square. Streets close at 5 PM, parade begins at 7 PM. 

Experience the Nutcracker!
Andalusia Ballet

Solon and Martha Dixon Center for Performing Arts
1000 Dannely Boulevard
Andalusia, AL  36420

The Andalusia Ballet, located in the historic Church Street Cultural Arts Center, under the direction of Meryanne Murphy, focuses on quality technical training in classical ballet and related dance forms. The Andalusia Ballet masterfully presents 4 productions a year at the Dixon Center for Performing Arts, including The Nutcracker, always performed the second weekend in December.  World class guest dancers and teachers join the staff and students at the Andalusia Ballet from all over the world bringing far reaching cultures and techniques to their performances.  Make plans to enter the magical world of the Nutcracker this December 8th, 9th or 10th.  Visit their website for ticket information and showtimes. 

Watch a Movie in Style!
Clark Theater

O'Neal Building
101 Court Square
Andalusia, AL 36420

Catch the latest blockbuster in this historic theater, completely renovated with state of the art audio and visual equipment, electric reclining leather seating, upscale refreshments and conveniently located on the Square downtown.  Buy your tickets online in advance, or at the theater. 

Take the Art and History Walking Tour!
Mural Trail, Art Gallery and Museum

Downtown Andalusia boasts beautiful historic pieces of art to help tell of the rich history of this area, painted on the city’s largest canvases, her historic buildings.  These murals were created by artist, Wes Hardin. A map can be found at showing the location of each of the 7 murals, an easily walkable self-guided tour. Along the way, you can stop in the Lower Alabama Arts Coalition (LAAC) gallery, located at 116 East Three Notch Street, a venue for art exhibitions and receptions. Next door, you will see the historic marker noting the site where Hank Williams and Audrey Sheppard were married. Just around the corner on historic Central Street, find the Three Notch Museum, located in the old Central of Georgia Railway Depot building. The building itself was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.  Items from the various Wars, scrapbooks of early photographs, a bottle collection and hundreds of other relics of the past are located inside the museum.  Outside, you will find a large Norfolk Southern Caboose, a small motor car from CSX, and another smaller L & N bay window type caboose. Kids will enjoy the Tommy the Tank layout for little children. It is very elaborate and the smaller children have staged birthday parties beside the layout. Joining the Railcars are the completely restored River Falls Post Office, The Clark Family Pioneer Log Cabin, and the Henry B. Little Country Store. Shopping, dining, and a boutique theater are also found in this area.  

Visit the Veterans Memorial
Located on the Springdale Property

505 East Three Notch Street

To those who died, honor and eternal rest; to those who returned, gratitude and peace; to those in service remember and hope”
The Covington County Veterans’ Memorial Park was dedicated on Veterans’ Day in November of 2004. The 42-foot tall stainless steel obelisk mounted on a black granite pedestal is engraved with the names of soldiers who lost their lives defending the nation in various wars and conflicts. Brick pavers honoring veterans with ties to Covington County surround the obelisk. A five pointed star representing the five branches of military service surrounds the brick pavers.


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