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. Mobile Boat Show

March 2-4

Mobile Convention Center 

The largest selection of boats and marine products and gear you will see all year is at the Mobile Boat Show. Lots of exhibits for kids and informational seminars from the pros to keep you safe and informed when on the water. 

2. Festival of Flowers

March 22- 25

Providence Hospital

The Providence Hospital Foundation celebrates their 25th 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. Bellingrath Gardens Azalea Bloom Out

March 3- 31

Bellingrath Gardens

Come see the blooms of over 250,000 beautiful azaleas on the 65 acre Bellingrath Gardens. Spring came early in Mobile this year so go as soon as you can to see peak bloom. 

4.  Bienville Bites Food Tour

Every Saturday

Downtown Mobile

It’s great weather for a walking tour of Downtown Mobile plus eat at seven of the best restaurants downtown.

5. Celebrate Historic Mobile 

March 8-11

Downtown Mobile

Celebrate Historic Mobile by touring historic churches, private residences, and cemeteries in Downtown Mobile. The Historic Mobile Preservation Society has 4 days of events to celebrate the rich history of our city. 

6. Mobile Chocolate Festival 

March 3

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.

7. American Cancer Society Chili Cook-off

March 3

Mardi Gras Park


The 29th 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. 

8. Downtown Cajun Cook-off

March 24

Cathedral Square


Over 20 teams will compete in the 4th annual Cajun Cook-off. Come eat some delicious food, drink, live music, giveaways and more. Tickets are to benefit the Child Advocacy Center. 


9. Touch A Truck 

March 10

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 24

Downtown Mobile

The 41st 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.