Discover Coastal Alabama Winter 2019 - Page 16

Mobile Events DECEMBER 22, 2018 DOLLAR GENERAL BOWL Teams from the SunBelt Conference and Mid- American Conference face off for bragging rights as the post-season action is covered by ESPN. Events are held throughout the city during game week. Ladd-Peebles Stadium. 251-635-0011. dollargeneralbowl.com. DECEMBER 31, 2018 MOONPIE OVER MOBILE NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION Bid farewell to 2019 and welcome 2020 with open arms as the MoonPie drops at midnight. The night is complete with live music and fireworks. It’s a must-see Mobile tradition. Downtown Mobile. 251-208-1550. mobilenewyear.com JANUARY 26, 2019 REESE’S SENIOR BOWL The football spotlight shines on Mobile as this North vs. South game features the nation’s outstanding college senior players. For the players, it is their time to showcase their talents for NFL coaches and scouts. For the fans, it is football at its finest. Ladd-Peebles Stadium. 251-438-2276. seniorbowl.com FEBRUARY 2 - MARCH 5, 2019 MARDI GRAS Beads and MoonPies will be flying from parade floats, from Dauphin Island and the Eastern Shore to downtown Mobile! The celebration keeps on going until midnight on Fat Tuesday, March 5. For complete details, see pages 28-31. 800-5-MOBILE. Facebook: MobileMardiGras. MARCH 21 - 24, 2019 FESTIVAL OF FLOWERS This is no ordinary walk in the park! The Southeast’s largest flower show is devoted to all things floral. You can get inspired for your own home and garden projects or just marvel at the creativity of local landscape and tablescape artists. Providence Hospital Grounds. 251-639-2050. festivalofflowers.com MARCH 23, 2019 AZALEA TRAIL RUN Runners from across the globe come together in Mobile for a flat and extremely fast race course that winds through the oak-shaded streets lined with beautiful, blooming azaleas. World-class 10K race, 5K and 2K fun run. Downtown Mobile. 251-473-7223. pcpacers.org MoonPie Over Mobile. APRIL 5 - 7, 2019 SOUTHSOUNDS MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL Enjoy more than 70 artists at various downtown venues and free public stages. Genres include indie, country, bluegrass, rock, alternative, soul, funk, jazz, blues and more. Downtown Mobile. southsoundsfest.com NOVEMBER 29 - DECEMBER 31, 2019 MOBILE CELEBRATES CHRISTMAS From the official Tree Lighting in Mardi Gras Park to a Charlie Brown Christmas, Mobile is awash in holiday lights, joyful celebrations and holiday cheer. Mobile.org OCTOBER 4 - 5, 2019 TEN65 It’s free and loaded with tons of great music from national, regional and local bands. Celebrate the tunes, technology and culture that keep Mobile energized and push us all forward. Downtown Mobile. tensixtyfi ve.com V I S I T C O A S TA L A L A B A M A . O R G 16 DISCOVER COASTAL ALABAMA - WINTER 2019