Top 10 Things To Do in Mobile this January

by Chris Andrews

1. Polar Bear Dip

January 1

Flora-Bama

What better way to ring in 2019 than by taking a dip into the Gulf of Mexico. Actually there are a lot better ways.. maybe you should just go and watch everyone else and enjoy the black eyed peas, ham and greens that will be served for guests that day. That sounds much better!

2. 2019 Reese’s Senior Bowl

January 26

Ladd Peebles Stadium

The 2019 Reese’s Senior Bowl is back again for its 69th year in Mobile. Come see the future stars of the NFL along with several former Alabama and Auburn players as they compete in front many NFL dignitaries who you just might run into while they are in town.

3. Twelfth Night in Mobile

January 5

Downtown Mobile

Celebrate the arrival of Carnival in Mobile with participating bars in Downtown Mobile.

The Haberdasher, O Daly’s, OK Bike Shop, Blind Mule, Moes BBQ, Haint Blue Brewing and Callaghan’s will all be serving king cake and drink specials.

Remember, no king cake before Twelfth Night or it will rain on Fat Tuesday!

4. Winter Jam

January 13

Mitchell Center

Come out to the Mitchell Center for a night full of concerts from some of the best Christian music artists.

5. Bienville Bites Food Tour

Downtown Mobile

Join a Bienville Bites walking tour through downtown and taste Mobile’s best food all while enjoying our coastal history and culture. Our LoDa Stroll is every Friday and Saturday. Our Old Mobile Evening is every Thursday.

Coming in February, our Floats and Food Tour will give you the chance to experience Mardi Gras like never before! Tickets are on sale now.

6. Winter Wednesday’s

Wednesday’s in January

Bellingrath Gardens

Something is always in bloom out at Bellingrath. Every Wednesday the Gardens will have sessions on gardening and history as well as tips for your home.

7. Historic Oakleigh: The Real Story Behind Mobile’s Most Famous Antebellum Home

January 17

Oakleigh Mansion

Come out to the Oakleigh Mansion for a night of history. Hear stories never before shared about this 185 year old home.

8. Traxxis Monster Truck Tour

January 19

Mobile Civic Center

The nation’s most competitive monster trucks are coming to Mobile! VIP tickets include meeting the drivers and riding in a real monster truck!

9. Servis1st Bank Mobile Marathon

January 13

Downtown Mobile

Mobile’s first marathon of the year kicks off January 13 with the Servis 1st Bank Mobile Marathon. The marathon, half marathon and 5 person relay starts at 7:30 the 1.2 mile fun run starts at 2. Run through historic neighborhoods of Downtown Mobile and also benefit L’Arche Mobile.

10. 1 Year Anniversary at The Cheese Cottage

January 10

The Cheese Cottage

Our friends at The Cheese Cottage are turning 1! Come celebrate with complimentary cheese and bubbles along with live music and some giveaways!