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Ryan’s Top 10: May 2022 Events in Auburn and Opelika

Posted by Hannah Taylor on May 3, 2022
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May 2022 events in Auburn and Opelika

Flowers are in full bloom and so are these spring May 2022 events in Auburn and Opelika that the whole family will enjoy! Check out what’s happening and when for one entertaining month!

S’more Fun with Mom, May 5-7

  • What: S’more Fun with Mom is a three-night event the whole family will love! Family time, crafts, a guided hike, a cookout and s’mores for dessert—what more could a mom want this weekend?!
  • Where: Kreher Preserve and Nature Center, 222 N. College St.
  • When: 6 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Website: Click here.

14th Annual Storybook Farm Kentucky Derby Day, May 7

  • What: Break out the big hats and big grins for this popular Derby Day event! Watch the Kentucky Derby, sip mint juleps, catch up with friends and support a good cause with a live and silent auction.
  • Where: Storybook Farm, 300 Cusseta Road
  • When: 1 p.m.
  • Website: Click here.

“Air Play” by Acrobuffos, May 13

  • What: Expect lighthearted fun with “Air Play” by Acrobuffos with their comedic physical theater adventure. Follow two siblings on a surreal journey where everyday objects become anything but!
  • Where: Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center, 910 S. College St.
  • When: 7:30 p.m.
  • Website: Click here.

Local Market & Car Boot Sale, May 14

  • What: Think massive local market and yard sale in one convenient location. Vendors, trunk sales, food, beverages and more. Bring cash and get ready to treasure hunt!
  • Where: Firefly Field, 1843 Sandhill Road
  • When: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Website: Click here.

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “OKLAHOMA!”, May 17-19

  • What: See this classic American musical like never before! Re-imagined for the modern world, it’s been called the “Best of the Year” and a Critic’s Pick by The New York Times and the “#1 Theatrical Event of the Year” by TIME.
  • Where: Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center, 910 S. College St.
  • When: 7:30 p.m. nightly
  • Website: Click here.

Downtown Family Supper, May 19

  • What: Asking what May 2022 events in Auburn and Opelika are dishing up next? At the Downtown Family Supper, it’ll be good food plus good memories made with your neighbors! Join more than 100 guests for a “family style” meal in the middle of Tichenor Avenue in Auburn. Must be 21 or older.
  • Where: Downtown Auburn, Tichenor Avenue
  • When: 6 to 9:30 p.m.
  • Website: Click here.

An Evening with Cat Ridgeway, May 20

  • What: Cat Ridgeway is a talented singer/songwriter from Orlando, Fla., known for “soulful vocals, high energy and magnetic stage presence.” Check out her 2020 “Nice to Meet You” release for a sample of what the evening will hold.
  • Where: The Sound Wall, 605 Ave. B
  • When: 7 p.m.
  • Website: Click here.

47th Annual East Alabama Old Car Show and Swap Meet, May 21

  • What: Get revved up for more vintage, classic, modified, custom, modern, rat rods, sports cars, motorcycles and tractors than you’ve ever seen before! Event is free to attend.
  • Where: U.S.A. Outlet Stores, 1220 Fox Run Parkway
  • When: 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Website: Click here.

City Market, May 21 and 28

  • What: May 21st kicks off this year’s City Market season, which runs through August. Join Auburn Parks and Rec each Saturday for local goods, products, produce and more.
  • Where: Town Creek Park
  • When: 8 to 11 a.m.
  • Website: Click here.

Anastasia, May 31

  • What: You don’t want to miss this beloved epic adventure from the Tony award-winning creators of the Broadway classic Ragtime! Anastasia will sweep you away on a romantic journey and search for home, family and love.
  • Where: Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center, 910 S. College St.
  • When: 7:30 p.m.
  • Website: Click here.


S’mores. Derby Day. Plays. Live music. Local markets. Car shows. Whew! These May 2022 events in Auburn and Opelikawill keep us moving all month long. And if you are in the market to move, Ryan Roberts can assist you with all your buying and selling needs in East Alabama! Keep reading our blogs for more community happenings!