Category - Arts & Culture

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?}

Christenberry at the Museum!

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 2:55 PM by Visit Mobile

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“This is and always will be where my heart is. It is what I care about. Everything I want to say through my work comes out of my feelings about that place–its positive aspects and its negative aspects.” – William Christenberry

This sentiment, expressed by the artist William Christenberry (1936 –

Live at the Museum

Monday, February 13, 2017 3:16 PM by Visit Mobile

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Most people wouldn’t expect to hear loud, heavy metal flowing through the halls at the Mobile Museum of Art. But just a few weeks ago, that was the scene at the MMofA's LIVE at the Museum monthly concert series.

LIVE at the Museum is in its third year now. Conceived as a concert series that

Celebrate Mobile: 2016 in Review

Monday, December 12, 2016 3:28 PM by Visit Mobile

What a year 2016 has been!

Part of our efforts to inform y'all about all of the incredibly fun things to do in Mobile is helping journalists on their stories--- that tell the Mobile story. We have had the pleasure of hosting over two dozen journalists in Mobile and assisted about 75 journalists with

The Nutcracker Enchants

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 3:13 PM by Visit Mobile

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Each December, for a couple of days, a classic holiday story comes to life! Performed by the Mobile Ballet Company, The Nutcracker continues to be a holiday tradition for the entire family!

The Nutcracker is performed at the Mobile Civic Center at