Big name performers make their way to downtown Guin the second weekend in May each year for Mayfest. Along with the free concert on Friday evening, a variety of family-friendly activities are also planned including arts and crafts, a 5K race, antique cars and trucks, and more music. The 2016 event featured performances by “American Idol” finalist Dexter Roberts along with Jason Robertson and Shelbie Z, a former contestant of both “The Voice” and “American Idol.”
Following the concerts on Friday, the Mayfest Run hits the street at 11 p.m. with registration beginning at 10:30 p.m. behind the Guin City Hall. On Saturday, the entertainment stage will offer a variety of live music beginning at 8 a.m. keeping festivalgoers entertained throughout the day. Saturday's activities also include arts and crafts and antique cars and trucks.
Hosted by the City of Guin, Mayfest takes place on 7500 US Highway 43 in downtown Guin.