Top 10 Things To Do in Mobile This November

by Chris Andrews

1. Bay Bash 2018

November 2

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, dancing, and a silent auction all overlooking the beautiful Mobile River.


2. Alabama Pecan Festival

November 2-4

WC Griggs Elementary School

Bring the family out for this free weekend event featuring food, arts and crafts, face painting, rides, live music and a western show.


3. Bay Area Brunch Fest

Bienville Square

November 10

Enjoy a morning full of delicious brunch food, Bloody Mary's and Mimosas all served by local restaurants. Be entertained by games, vendors, and live jazz music. Tickets are $15 in advance, all proceeds benefit Lifelines Counseling Services.


4. Bourbon By the Bay

November 11

GulfQuest Maritime Museum

The 2nd annual Bourbon By the Bay features a sampling of 25 premium bourbons and whiskeys. Heavy hors d'oeuvres, live music, wine and local beer, and a silent auction all overlooking the Mobile River.


5. Bienville Bites Food Tour

Thursday - Saturday in November

Downtown Mobile

Ready to experience the best food in Mobile while enjoying a walk through the streets of Downtown Mobile? Join us for our weekly LoDa Stroll on Friday and Saturday. We also offer an evening tour, Old Mobile Evening, on Thursday nights. All experiences showcase the best Gulf Coast restaurants along with Mobile history and culture.

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6. Christmas Jubilee

November 15-17

Mobile Convention Center

The 34th annual Christmas Jubilee is the Gulf Coast's largest holiday market with vendors from all over the country on hand for this spectacular three day event hosted by the Junior League of Mobile. Girls Night Out is Friday night and Breakfast with Santa on Saturday morning.


7. Mobile International Festival

November 17

The Grounds

Celebrate the 35th annual Mobile International Festival at The Grounds. Sample food and entertainment from all around the world. Over 70 countries are represented in one venue.


8. Lower Alabama Moon Pie Eating Contest

November 3

The Grounds

Think you can eat more Moon Pies than anyone in Mobile? Come give it your best shot. Presented by the Saraland Mardi Gras Association "Krewe of Sparta" awards will be given to the winners in each individual category.


9. Lighting of the Christmas Tree

November 16

Bienville Square

The City of Mobile will light the tree officially kicking off the holiday season in Mobile! Get your picture with Santa and enjoy live Christmas music as the mayor will light the tree at 6:10.


10. Turkey Trot for Hope and Gobble Wobble

November 22

Spanish Plaza

Come downtown Thanksgiving morning for some turkey fun and this annual fun run. After the race enjoy food, music, live auctions and more. All proceeds benefit Camp Rap-A-Hope.


Bonus Regional Event:

World Food Championships

November 7-11

The Wharf, Orange Beach

The World Largest Food Sport event! The stakes are incredibly high as teams from around the world compete for the ultimate food crown along with thousands of dollars in prize money. You can volunteer,watch competitions, or just attend and eat some of the best food in the world. Categories include everything from barbeque, seafood, dessert, and sandwiches, to burgers and chicken.