Discover Coastal Alabama Winter/Spring 2019 - Page 16

Mobile Events JANUARY – DECEMBER, 2019 LODA ARTWALK Every Second Friday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m downtown Mobile comes alive during the monthly artwalk. Join thousands of folks as they gather to enjoy the latest in local art, music, food and culture. More info at mobilearts.org 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. More info at Facebook: MobileMardiGras MARCH 11 - 24, 2019 AZALEA TRAIL FESTIVAL Each March, Mobile explodes in pink, red and white hues as it earns its nickname - The Azalea City. The Azalea Trail Festival pays homage to the 80 year celebration of spring with area attractions offering specials and several guided tours. For more info, go to mobileazaleatrailfestival.com. Self-guided tour maps can be found at keepmobilebeautiful 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 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 MoonPie Over Mobile. 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 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 NOVEMBER 23, 2019 MOBILE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL The 36th annual festival promotes understanding, acceptance, friendship, and appreciation of the rich diversity of our world’s cultures. The Mobile International Festival is a place where all belong. Mobileinternationalfestival.org DECEMBER 31, 2019 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 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/SPRING 2019