Cold and rainy days are out. Vibrant and sun-drenched days are in. Anticipate the beauty of Spring in the Azalea City with these upcoming events that will have you longer for warmer days.

Mobile Botanical Gardens' 50th Anniversary Celebration 

This year, Mobile Botanical Gardens (MBG) is celebrating its 50th year of bringing beautiful blooms to the Port City. The MBG staff is commemorating this milestone with a variety of events that are open to plant enthusiasts near and far. The 2024 Marion Drummond Lecture Series, which begins on Saturday, February 17, will feature monthly presentations from revered horticulturalists and authors focusing on all things green throughout the year. Calling all aspiring or accomplished plant parents! On March 14-16, Plantasia!, MBG’s annual plant sale, will be taking over the gardens. On Thursday, April 11, spend an evening surrounded by jazz, signature cocktails and 106 acres of beauty at the Mobile Botanical Garden’s 50th Birthday Celebration. 

Beers & Blooms at Bellingrath Gardens & Home

From 12 pm- 6 pm on Saturday, March 2, the 4th annual Beers & Blooms will be bustling in the heart of Bellingrath Gardens & Home. Just imagine enjoying performances from local bands and basking in the beauty of the gardens surrounded by food trucks and ample craft beer options. If that doesn’t set the tone for the upcoming season, we don’t know what else will!

Festival of Flowers

Embrace the beauty of spring at the Providence Hospital Foundation’s 31st annual Festival of Flowers in Mobile, AL on March 8-10! Dive headfirst into a blooming wonderland of vibrant colors and fragrant flowers in Cathedral Square. In addition to being surrounded by beautiful plants all weekend long, the Festival of Flowers will feature additional events, including downtown Mobile’s ArtWalk on Friday, March 8 and the 11th Annual Buds & Brews on Saturday, March 9. 

Bunnies & Baskets at OWA

It’s all about family-friendly fun at OWA. From March 23-30, OWA’s annual Bunnies & Baskets celebration will be taking the amusement park by storm. From the Golden Egg Hunt to photoshoots with live bunnies, OWA is definitely making this Spring one to remember.

Mobile Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty

One of the most renowned classic fairytales will be coming to life at the Mobile Civic Center Theater this Spring. Immerse yourself in a world of grace, poise and elegance as the Mobile Ballet presents two mesmerizing performances of Sleeping Beauty on March 23-24. Guests will be amazed by the stage production and Tchaikovsky's iconic score performed by a live orchestra.

Kites Over Mobile

Soar to new heights this spring at the Kites Over Mobile on Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14 at USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park. Join the City of Mobile for an exciting weekend full of kite flying demonstrations, facepainting and more family-friendly activities. Don't miss the chance to be part of this high-flying fun!