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Excelsior Band - Mobile Mardi Gras
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When you're naturally beautiful, you don't need a makeover. With historic homes and districts lined with ancient oaks and gorgeous gardens, it's easy for Mobile to… See More
Mardi Gras
Our Carnival is a family-friendly time of parties, balls, parades and revelry. Find your spot and get ready to catch Moon Pies, beads and trinkets. See More
Downtown Mobile, Alabama
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Mobile has a certain magic that keeps you on your toes. Where a melting pot of people, flavors, cultures and traditions become one voice to lead all of life's celebrations. Join the jubilee and welcome every day with an enduring passion and a little soulful hospitality, because life is the ultimate gift. This is the spirit of living. This is what we're born to do.

Funky, feisty, festive. Or historic, hip and happening. Colorful, cool and cultured. You can call this coastal town a lot of things when you have a vibrant 300 year history with lots of stories to tell and long-standing traditions celebrated on a regular basis. Once called the Paris of the South, Mobile has long been the cultural center of the Gulf Coast and you'll find an authentic experience found nowhere else in the southern United States. 

Home to America's original Mardi Gras that rolls through the streets of our historic downtown; dozens of festivals, art shows, or culinary cook-offs nearly every weekend, Mobile takes having fun pretty seriously. If you're looking for a bit more leisurely experience, nearby historic neighborhoods lined with giant live oaks trees or a paddle  in one of the most significant river delta systems in the country are just minutes from downtown. 

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Mobile is indeed a special place and our colorful characters, unique places and joy for celebrating even the smallest things are what truly set us apart as a city. A rich heritage and diverse culture come together as one to show a genuine love for our town and the people that visit us! See how we celebrate Mobile in our destination video here!

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