Top 10 Things To Do In Mobile This February

by Chris Andrews

1. Mardi Gras

February 1-13

Downtown Mobile


The obvious number one thing to do in Mobile this month. Starting Feb. 1 there will be a parade downtown on Route A every single night except Wednesday, Feb. 6, which is a make up night for rained out parades. For a list of parades and times check out this Parade Schedule from Mobile Mask. 


2. Bienville Bites Floats and Food Tour

February 3,10,12

Downtown Mobile


A walking food tour through downtown Mobile + experiencing a private viewing of the parade from the historic Hallett House + Mobile Mardi Gras history and stories. Don't miss your chance for this one a kind tour! Book your tickets here.


3. Mardi Gras Ducks

Through Mardi Gras

Downtown Mobile

The Ducks are at it again with their Mardi Gras Ducks. Ride on the parade route through downtown Mobile just before the parade starts , then take a splash into the Mobile River and learn all about Mobile Mardi Gras along the way. 


4. TRAXXAS Monster Truck Tour

February 17 

7:30 PM

Mobile Civic Center


Come watch these 10,000 lb. car crushing monster trucks. The trucks compete in racing, wheelie contests, and amazing freestyle action. There is also a pre-event Meet and Greet. 


5. Michael Jackson Tribute Live

February 16

Saenger Theatre

The number 1 Michael Jackson tribute concert in the world is coming to Mobile. All the great hits that you know and love to sing along to live at the Saenger in this special live event. 


6. USS Alabama Living History Drill

February 3

USS Alabama Battleship Park


The World War II Living History Crew will be live re-enacting on board the USS Alabama and the USS Drum. At 1PM on board the battleship vintage airplanes attack the ship. 


7. Harlem Globetrotters

February 20

Mitchell Center


The world famous Harlem Globetrotters are back in Mobile. The ball handling, the dunks, the 4 point line, all the trick shots live at the Mitchell Center!


8. Titanic Honor and Glory Exhibit

Through April 15

History Museum of Mobile


This fantastic exhibit is open through April for history lovers and lovers of the movie Titanic. Rare artifacts from the Titanic plus movie props and costumes from the set of the movie. Hear and see the personal stories behind this sunken treasure. 


9. Vintage Market Days 

February 23-25

The Grounds


A three day event of upscale vintage art, clothing, antiques, jewelry, home decor, outdoor furnishings, seasonal plantings and more. This is also a great chance to come out to see and support our talented local vendors. 


10. Joe Cain Classic 5K

February 11

Downtown Mobile


The 28th annual Joe Cain Classic 5K organized by the Bay Area Runners. The race takes place on Joe Cain Day at 8AM. Proceeds from the race consist of race entry fees and corporate sponsorships and are given to challenged athletes who deal with their handicaps through athletic endeavors.