The Annual Spirit of America Festival at Point Mallard Park in Decatur

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DECATUR, Ala - The Spirit of America Festival is a great local tradition.  In fact, the state of Alabama calls it a "Top Ten" Event for 2016.

This year's festival will be July 1st-4th at Point Mallard Park in Decatur.  Ken Shelton, Entertainment Director of the Annual Spirit of America Festival, spoke with Michelle Stark about how they will be celebrating the festival's 50th anniversary this year.