Spring and summer on the Gulf Coast wouldn’t be complete without outdoor adventures that excite, entertain and leave you counting down the days until your next visit to the Azalea City. Whether you explore the Mobile-Tensaw River Delta and its inhabitants or stay dry and partake in the fun on land, the opportunities are endless. 


Adult Field Day

Relive your grade school glory days at the City of Mobile’s Adult Field Day at Herndon-Sage Park on Saturday, March 23 from 2 pm-6 pm. Bring your dream team or devastate the competition by yourself over obstacle courses, tug of war and other classic field day games. Psst! Don’t forget the IcyHot and ibuprofen for the recovery after.

Boat Show on the Bay

Mobile Bay will be filled with boats galore during the 4th Annual Boat Show on the Bay at USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park on April 5-7. In addition to the stunning views of the bay, live performances, delicious food and goods from local vendors will be available for guests to enjoy. Boat Show on the Bay is meant for the entire family to enjoy, so don’t forget to bring your little ones and furry friends! 

Family Fun Day at the National Maritime Museum of the Gulf Coast

Dive into a day of amusement with free admission to the National Maritime Museum of the Gulf Coast during Family Fun Day on Saturday, April 13. Attendees will have the chance to win fantastic raffle prizes and the first 50 guests will even snag door prizes, making this event a boatload of joy for the entire family!  

April Walking Tours

Immerse yourself in the culture of Mobile while being surrounded by the city’s beauty. Every year, the Port City offers free walking tours that highlight the downtown area’s most iconic landmarks. Both residents and visitors are amazed by the rich history and hidden gems that give Mobile its luster. Stay tuned for the 2024 April Walking Tours line-up!  

Seward Farms Maze

Nothing screams outdoor fun like wandering through the winding 8-acre corn maze at Seward Farms. With nightly campfires and hay rides, Seward Farms has entertainment for guests of all ages. If you visit Seward Farms Maze on a Saturday, you might be lucky enough to catch Brad Pigg, Lean Cuisine and other farm piggies vying for first place during their race. 


This dose of fun will truly keep you on the edge of your seat! Catch a thrill on the delta when taking a ride on the Airboat Express or Airboat Adventures. Sneak peeks of the untamed flora, fauna and wildlife of Mobile while coasting through the largest wetland in the state. 

Excursions at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab

For a crab-solutely fun experience exploring the Gulf Coast’s marine life, the Alabama Aquarium at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab is the place to be. With a stingray touch pool, boardwalk and over 30 aquariums, this attraction is a true showcase of Mobile’s biodiversity. On your visit, add one of the lab’s hands-on excursions to your schedule. Learn about our local wetlands and meet some of its inhabitants under the guidance of the aquarium’s marine scientists, researchers, and students. 

Perdido Queen

Brunch or dinner aboard the Perdido Queen is a must! Enjoy the beauty of Mobile Bay while feasting on gulf shrimp, salads, cocktails and other options. To further elevate the guest experience, Perdido Queen offers live music performances and improvisational comedy murder mystery shows on select nights. 

Mobile Public Art Experience

Step into Mobile's diverse art scene while touring the Mobile Public Art Experience. Designed by the Mobile Arts Council and the City of Mobile, this celebration of the city's creativity features over 70 sculptures, paintings, murals and more in the downtown area. The Mobile Public Art Experience is a must-do for all visitors desiring to be immersed in Mobile's creativity and public works of art.

If this list is up your alley, visit our itineraries page for a more in-depth view of what Mobile, AL has to offer outdoor lovers, families and more!