December is such a busy month! With everything going on, here are our top 10 things we suggest you get out and do this month in the city of Mobile!

December is such a busy month! With everything going on here are our top 10 things we suggest you get out and do this month in the city of Mobile!

1. LoDa ArtWalk and Elfapalooza

Friday, December 13th

5:00 - 7:00PM

Downtown Mobile

Come put your Elf ears on for this month's LoDa ArtWalk. This month not only features local artists, crafts, and bakers but there will also be Elf karaoke, best Elf contests, and an Elf march down Dauphin Street.

2. Bay Bash 2019

December 5

GulfQuest Maritime Museum

Mobile Baykeeper is the host of this annual event that celebrates our greatest assest, Mobile Bay! Enjoy fresh, Gulf seafood along with cocktails, music and dancing all overlooking the beautiful Mobile River. Mobile Oyster Co., Carrabba’s, Chaleur Coffee, Creative Catering, Dew Drop Inn, Dumbwaiter, Felix’s Fish Camp, Roosters, Wintzell’s Oyster House, Cammie’s Old Dutch, and Pollman’s Bake Shop will all be on hand serving local dishes.

3. The Nutcracker

Mobile Civic Center

December 14 and 15

It's the Christmas season so it's time for everyone's favorite tradition, The Nutcracker performance by the Mobile Ballet. One weekend only at the Mobile Civic Center and it is sure to sell out.

4. Wine and Wishes

December 5

The Ezell House

Join the 3rd annual Wine and Wishes downtown at the Ezell House. A ticket will include heavy hors-d'oeuvres, a wine and beer bar, plus live music. All proceeds benefit Make-A-Wish Alabama whose goal this year is to grant the wishes of two local children with critical illness.

5. Bellingrath Gardens Magic Christmas in Lights

Now - December 31

5-9 PM

Bellingrath Gardens and Home

Bellingrath Gardens is celebrating their 24rd year of Magic Christmas in Lights on the 65 acre estate. Come enjoy 3 million lights with 1,100 set pieces. You will be captivated by the 15 scenes throughout that will surely get you in the holiday mood. Tickets start at $16 for adults and $8 for children ages 5-12.

6. Bienville Bites Food Tour

Downtown Mobile

’Tis the season for celebrating the season with delicious food! Join a Bienville Bites walking tour through downtown and taste Mobile’s best food all while enjoying our coastal culture. Need to host a private party this holiday season? We’ve got you covered. Also this holiday season join our Tacky Sweater Murder Mystery tour!

7. Breakfast with Santa

December 7 and 15

The Battle House Hotel

Bring your family out for breakast with Santa at the beautiful, historic Crystal Ballroom inside the Battle House Hotel. A delicious breakfast of scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage links, breakfast potatoes, pancakes, fresh fruit, berries, yogurt, cereals, granola, juice, coffee and tea will be served. Reservations are required.

8. Bragg Mitchell Mansion Christmas Tours

Tuesday - Friday until December 20

Bragg Mitchell Mansion

Come out to the beautiful Bragg Mitchell Mansion to see the gorgeous Christmas decorations inside one of the most historic homes in Mobile. Tours are daily Tuesday - Friday, 10am-4pm.

9. Christmas Nights of Lights

now - January 1

Dusk - 10 PM

Hank Aaron Stadium

Load your cars and trucks with friends and family for the last season of Christmas Nights of Lights. Hundreds of thousands of LED lights synchronized through your car radio is a tradition your family will always remember! Admission is $6 per person. Children 3 and under are free.

10. Moon Pie Over Mobile

December 31

Downtown Mobile

One of the best New Year’s Eve celebrations in the south kicks off at 8PM at Bienville Square with food trucks, celebrations and more. Stay tuned for this year's concert headliner on December 5th and join the celebration as we ring in the new decade with the Moon Pie Drop from the RSA Trustmark Building at midnight.