Category - Arts & Culture

Celebrate PRIDE Month in Mobile

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 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.

Carve Mobile into your pumpkins

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 12:00 AM by Visit Mobile

When it comes to Halloween traditions, it's not just about trick or treating. {Well, it's mostly about trick or treating.} Carving pumpkins with your family and friends is a pretty special tradition, too.

This year, when you are carving your pumpkins, put a little Mobile in them. Or, in this case,

Mobile has more than 300 years of hauntings that are just waiting to be explored by those brave enough to dare! From ghost hunts to the dark secrets woven into Mobile's history, the Azalea City has no shortage of spine-tingling experiences. Here are some suggestions to get your spooky season started:

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

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