Category - Born Under an Azalea Bush

Mobile Mardi Gras 101

Tuesday, January 16, 2024 2:00 PM by Janae Hudson

Did Mobile, AL really invent Mardi Gras? When will it start? What is mystic society? Who is Joe Cain?! If any of these questions have popped into your mind when planning a trip to Mobile for Mardi Gras, we have answers.

  • How did Mardi Gras traditions begin in Mobile?

    • Mobile’s Mardi Gras

Beyond the Floats & Throws

Wednesday, January 3, 2024 1:00 PM by Janae Hudson

As the vibrant streets of Mobile prepare for our annual Mardi Gras festivities, we invite you to step off the parade route and discover the quieter (but equally magical) side of the celebration. By navigating through these captivating events and attractions, you'll experience the essence of Mardi

Your Guide to Everything King Cake in Mobile

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 8:00 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!

Signature Bites

Monday, March 29, 2021 11:00 PM by Visit Mobile

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