Local beer is better—it’s just the glorious truth! American Craft Beer Week is an annual springtime salute to local beer and local breweries; and in Mobile, that’s an easy salute. Local breweries abound in downtown Mobile. Head over to one, or all, of our taprooms and enjoy fresh brewed, local beer.
- Originated in 1703, Mobile is THE birthplace of America's original Mardi Gras.
- Joe Cain is the man. He brought Mardi Gras back to life after the Civil War by leading an impromptu parade down the streets of Mobile and we've been doing it ever since. He has a whole day dedicated to him during Mardi
For us locals, Mobile Mardi Gras is a sport and knowing the ins, outs, and everything in between is all part of the fun! So for you first-timers, let us bring you up to speed. Here's what you need to know if you're a first-timer to Mobile Mardi Gras:
We love Moon Pies— Banana, chocolate, peanut
Mummies have arrived in Mobile! The History Museum of Mobile’s newest exhibition Egyptian Mummies and Eternal Life (on view until June 27, 2021) has toured the world – but Mobile is the only city in America that is going to host the exhibition before it returns home to the National Archeological
National Travel and Tourism Week 2021 (May 2-8) spotlights the collective strength of the U.S. travel industry.
This National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW), there is more reason than ever to celebrate the collective strength of the U.S. travel and tourism industry and its dynamic workforce.
Mobile is a historic city with a storied past, but Mobile is more than battleships and azaleas, (though those are pretty awesome). Mobile is a cultural melting pot with a different flavor for all senses. While Mobile has a ton to see and do, perhaps consider exploring Mobile the way the locals do.
Mother’s Day is just around the corner, it’s time to start preparing! Check out these fun ways to celebrate mom in Mobile this Mother’s Day:
We all know mom’s love to shop! Could there be a better gift than a shopping spree at her favorite local stores? Treat her to an impressive selection of
Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Take a look at these events that the whole family can enjoy:
April 9 — ArtWalk
LoDa ArtWalk celebrates National Poetry Month and Kites Over Mobile This hybrid event will feature local artists, arts organizations, and downtown businesses – including
Of all the ways to explore Mobile during your visit, nothing beats a free walking tour in our beautiful downtown. Our team at Visit Mobile has put together four free walking tours every Saturday in April! From visiting historic landmarks, learning about our rich African American culture, to gazing
Around here, when someone is really local, we say they were “born under an azalea bush.” If you want to dine like one of these quintessential Mobilians, start with these must-have dishes. You’ll find them on menus throughout the area.
King Cake — When your visit is during Mardi Gras season, your