Since 1979. Held to celebrate the life of Helen Keller. Over 100 events including headliner music artists, fine arts and crafts show, parade, and Keller Kids educational activities. This annual event is one of the largest festivals in North Alabama. Please do not bring dogs to this event.Visitors to the Helen Keller Festival should bring a lawn chair to most Festival events. A first aid tent, sponsored by Helen Keller Hospital, will be located on the east side of Spring Park on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.