TUE, OCT 25, 2016
WED, OCT 26, 2016
THU, OCT 27, 2016
FRI, OCT 28, 2016
SAT, OCT 29, 2016

Story Ideas

The revitalization of a coastal city's historic downtown

  • Interview Downtown Mobile Alliance, shop and restaurant owners, preservationists about being a part of the effort
  • Cover events and activities that bring locals and visitors downtown
  • Review master plan for future growth and development

The Mobile/Tensaw Delta: One of the largest and most significant river/delta systems in the country

  • Visit 5 Rivers Delta Resource Center
  • Kayak, canoe the delta with experienced guides or take a sunset cruise on a guided sightseeing cruise
  • Camp overnight in the delta in luxury safari style
  • Take an airboat ride
  • Dine at one of many seafood restaurants located on the water

Major exhibits in town

  • Ark of India, History Museum of Mobile
  • Jerusalem, Gulf Coast Exploreum and IMAX
  • The Art & Design of Mardi Gras, Mobile Museum of Art

Special Events

  • BayFest Music Festival
  • Mardi Gras
  • SouthSounds Music Festival
  • Mobile Fashion Week
  • ArtsAlive!

 Southern Style and Architecture

  • Visit parks, squares and gardens
  • Tour Bellingrath Gardens & Homes
  • Tour one of the many historic neighborhoods
  • Interview architectural historian

 America's Original Mardi Gras

  • Interview Mardi Gras historians
  • Tour a float barn
  • Tour the Mobile Mardi Gras Museum
  • Attend parades, Joe Cain Day
  • Tour The Art & Design of Mardi Gras exhibit at Mobile Museum of Art

Family Fun in an Historic Town

  • Create a scavenger hunt to visit area attractions like USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park, Gulf Coast Exploreum and the Mardi Gras Museum
  • Visit The Oyster Trail
  • Take an airboat ride


It's Always Rock and Roll: The Work of

A second exhibition from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and…more
Sep 24 – Jan 1

Thriller Nights of Lights

Drive-thru laser and light show --Halloween edition!…more
Sep 30 – Oct 31

Greater Gulf State Fair

Featuring more than 30 rides, petting zoo, exhibitors, food,…more
Oct 28 – Nov 6

Seward Farms Maze and Field of Fright

Enjoy eight acres of towering corn and see if you can survive…more
Oct 22 – Oct 29
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