Category - Arts & Culture

Celebrate PRIDE Month in Mobile

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 12:00 PM by Andrew Felts

Mobile is home to a thriving LGBTQIA+ community of locals and visitors alike. We embrace all love and our inclusive culture is sure to let everyone experience genuine southern hospitality while visiting the Azalea City. 

Mobile offers many LGBTQIA+ establishments and events year round.

Mobile Mardi Gras Fun Facts

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 12:00 AM by Visit Mobile

  • 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

A First-Timer's Guide to Mobile Mardi Gras

Monday, May 10, 2021 12:00 AM by Visit Mobile

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

Weekend Events You Can't Miss

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 10:00 AM by Andrew Felts

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

New Mardi Gras Flag Debuts

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 12:51 PM by Visit Mobile

One of the greatest things about Mardi Gras in Mobile is that it evokes such an energy in the city. People walk with a certain pep and you can almost smell the excitement. Mobile is electric and her people are ecstatic.

Mardi Gras - Mobile, Alabama

We got word that a new flag was in the works a couple of months ago but didn't

Stories Are Brewing

Thursday, July 27, 2017 12:00 PM by Visit Mobile

We had the pleasure of hosting our first Craft Beer Blogger last month and what a fun couple of days that was! In case you didn't know, Mobile is quite the up-and-coming brewery scene as three breweries are either under construction or set to open soon. It's exciting times for our historic city that

Mobile Mardi Gras in the Big Apple?

Friday, July 7, 2017 5:37 PM by Visit Mobile

Your eyes aren't playing tricks on you -- yes, we said Mobile Mardi Gras was in the Big Apple! In fact, Mobile Mardi Gras took over Times Square!

Alabama Tourism Department 'Sweet Home Alabama' took to the streets of NYC for the second year with one-of-a-kind experiences. They kicked off their

Cozy up to the Classics!

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 1:19 PM by Visit Mobile

In a world where most people are on the go all of the time - a movie night can be just the re-charge your batteries need.

Saenger Theater

Imagine yourself in this theater, sitting in one of those cozy red velvet chairs, smelling the aroma of freshly popped, heavily buttered {because who wants light butter?}