Author: Andrew Felts

As the Marketing and Communications Manager at Visit Mobile, Andrew actively promotes the iconic destination to international and domestic media. When he's not hosting a press trip around the city, you are likely to find him at community events, traveling or exploring various cultures and cuisine.

Your Guide to Everything King Cake in Mobile

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 9:00 PM by Andrew Felts

King Cakes are a special part of the Mobile Mardi Gras tradition … often described as a brioche rather than an actual cake, with just the perfect amount of cinnamon. 

Watch out before you bite into a King Cake, there may be a tiny baby in your piece; if you get it, the next King Cake is on you!  

In Mobile, King Cake comes in many forms including cocktails (yes, we said cocktails) ice cream, honey butter and so much more. Take a look at a few places to get your King Cake fix in Mobile!

3..2..1.. Celebrate the New Year in Mobile

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 7:00 PM by Andrew Felts

Ring in 2022 at one of the Gulf Coast's largest New Year's celebrations featuring Trombone Shorty on the main stage! Dig into the world’s largest MoonPie, join the second line, enjoy an all-star fireworks show and watch the world's only 600lb electric MoonPie drop at midnight.

Make this year's Christmas gift something they'll remember by gifting treats and treasures found only in Mobile! This year, more than ever, supporting local, small businesses should be at the top of your list. Check out Mobile favorites that can be picked up in-store or shipped directly to your

Dreaming of the Holidays in Mobile

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 7:00 PM by Andrew Felts

The holidays are a time for family traditions and celebrations. Our long-standing traditions are sure to get you and yours into the holiday spirit! From delicious cuisine to favorite holiday events … There's something for everyone in Mobile. Start planning your holiday getaway to Mobile now!

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100 Reasons Why Tourism Matters to Mobile

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 10:00 AM by Andrew Felts

There's no denying that tourism matters in Mobile! Tourism brings cash to our communities, creates jobs, enhances the local economy and improves the quality of life for residents. At the same time, travel and tourism heightens cultural awareness, help create a sense of place for a community and can