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Downtown

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.

 

 

 

We are the Music Makers Exhibition

The exhibition will consist of 25 large-scale reprints of wet…more
Jan 4 – Jun 30

Sunday Fundays in Downtown Mobile!

Join us for these Sunday Fundays when cruisers come to town…more
Nov 13 – Apr 2

Reese's Senior Bowl

This nationally televised, North vs. South football game…more
Jan 28
Feb 10 – Feb 28

 


 

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