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Downtown

They say the heart of any city is its downtown and ours is beating loudly these days.  The twelfth busiest port in the country, Mobile is the social, economic and creative hub of the entire Gulf Coast - our cDowntown sidewalkolorful downtown has drawn people for centuries.  Many large businesses are headquartered in downtown Mobile right next to quaint, locally-owned art galleries, shops, restaurants and bars.  On any given week day, you'll encounter business people, artists, construction workers, shop owners, students, families and tourists making their way along our flower-lined streets.  

In the evenings and on the weekends, we shake things up a bit, with festivals, open-air markets, live concerts and other special events (street pole vaulting, anyone?), giving folks a reason to come downtown and linger for a few hours or even a few days.  In downtown Mobile, brunch is a sport, shopping an art and socializing a must.  

Mobile is home to America's Original Mardi Gras and each year, it hosts the oldest organized Carnival celebration in the United States, right in the heart of downtown. The festival began to be celebrated in the first decade of the 18th century, during the city's French colonial period. Mobile also formed the first formally organized mystic society, also known as a krewe, in 1830. Since then, downtown has become the hub of cultural, social and celebratory events.

The Downtown Mobile Alliance is an excellent source of information for everything to know, see and do in downtown Mobile and are incredible stewards of the downtown experience for visitors and locals alike.

 

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June Exhibitions at MAC

This June, the Mobile Arts Council is hosting three unique…more
Jun 4 – Jun 29

Mobile BayBears Baseball

Cheer on the BayBears, a AA affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels…more
Apr 5 – Sep 3

Power Lunch Fridays at Southern National

Executive chef Duane Nutter and restaurateur Reggie Washington…more
Jun 8 – Aug 3

Spring Market in the Park

We feature locally grown produce, homemade bread, jams,…more
Apr 28 – Jul 28

Distinguished Young Women's Community Night

Get in on the fun - and get a sneak peek of the 61st Annual…more
Jun 27

Distinguished Young Woman's 61st National Finals

Join us as we celebrate 61st years of inspiring young women! The…more
Jun 28 – Jun 30

Dauphin Street Pole Vault

Dauphin Street Vault promotes health and wellness through…more
Jul 21

Dauphin Street Beer Festival

Think Globally, Drink Locally! Spend the evening visiting…more
Aug 25

 

  

 


 


 

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