1. LoDa ArtWalk and Elfapalooza
Friday, December 13th
5:00 - 7:00PM
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
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
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
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
’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
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.