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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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1065 Music Festival

Join us for a FREE weekend of music in Downtown Mobile on…more
Sep 29 – Oct 1

Thriller Nights of Lights

Enjoy this drive-thru laser and light show synchronized to…more
Sep 29 – Oct 31

Visit Mobile's Annual Business Meeting

Each year, Visit Mobile hosts an Annual Business Meeting at The…more
Oct 5

Seward Farms Maze and Field of Fright

Enjoy eight acres of towering corn and see if you can survive…more
Oct 14 – Oct 28

Greek Fest

Celebrate Greek Culture with Greek fare, dancing, a market and…more
Oct 19 – Oct 21

Wells Fargo Senior Bowl Charity Run

A 5K, 10K and fun run allows the Senior Bowl to give back to…more
Nov 4

Christmas Nights of Lights

Over 1 million LED lights, driven by over 10,000 computer…more
Nov 10 – Jan 1

Mobile International Festival

Sample global cuisine, culture, arts and more.    …more
Nov 16 – Nov 18

Lighting of the Trees in Bienville Square

The City welcomes in the holiday season with…more
Nov 17

 


 

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