Top 10 Things To Do in Mobile this March

by Chris Andrews

There is so much to do this month, get out enjoy the warm weather and have some fun this month! Here’s our Top 10 list.

1. Mardi Gras

Downtown Mobile

Mobile, Alabama is the birthplace of Mardi Gras and we are rolling into March with non-stop parades! Check out this parade schedule from the Mobile Mask for all the parade times.

2. Festival of Flowers

March 21- 24

Providence Hospital

The Providence Hospital Foundation celebrates their 26th annual flowers and gardens extravaganza. The largest outdoor flower and garden event on the Gulf Coast with over 300,000 square feet of blooming exhibits.

3. Downtown Cajun Cook-off

March 23

Cathedral Square


Over 20 teams will compete in the 5th annual Cajun Cook-off. Come eat some delicious food, drink, live music, giveaways and more. Tickets are to benefit the Child Advocacy Center.

4. Bienville Bites Food Tour

Downtown Mobile

It’s great weather for a walking tour of Downtown Mobile! Our final Floats and Food Tour of the Carnival season is March 4. Join us after Mardi Gras as we start back our Old Mobile Evening and LoDa Stroll tours.

5. American Cancer Society Chili Cook-off

March 30

Mardi Gras Park


The 30th annual Chili Cook-off has teams competing for the best chili in Mobile! Come enjoy a day of food, fun, and entertainment in Downtown Mobile whole supporting the American Cancer Society.

6. Pancakes and Puppies

March 30

Wilmer Hall Children's Home

Come out and support Wilmer Hall with pancakes, sausage and coffee. There will also be face painting, jumpies and puppies from the Friends of the Mobile Animal Shelter.

7. Mobile Chocolate Festival

March 30

The Grounds


If you love chocolate, then the Mobile Chocolate Festival is for you! Vendors will have samples of delicious chocolate that you are sure to enjoy. Proceeds benefit the Penelope House.

8. The Little Mermaid

March 23, 24

Mobile Civic Center

Come join the Mobile Ballet for a live performance of "The Little Mermaid". This is sure to be a spectacular event for all ages to enjoy.

9. Touch A Truck

March 16

Hank Aaron Stadium


This family friendly event is held by the USA Mitchell Cancer Institute where proceeds will go. Bring the kids to come touch and climb aboard the trucks and vehicles that serve our community.

10. Azalea Trail Run

March 22

Downtown Mobile

The 42nd annual Azalea Trail Run is one of the premier 10K runs in the US. Run through the streets of beautiful old Mobile along the bloom of azaleas. 5k and 2k runs are also an option.

If you are interested in learning about more events in the entire Mobile Bay area, check out our friends at Mobile Rundown.