Top 10 Things To Do in Mobile This October

by Chris Andrews

1. Ten65

October 5-6

Downtown Mobile

Celebrate Mobile during this two day event in Downtown Mobile featuring free concerts from Mobile native, Walker Hayes, OutKast’s Big Boi, Mayer Hawthorne, Wet Willie and more!

2. Greater Gulf State Fair

October 26-Nov. 4

The Grounds

The fair is back! The food, the rides, the fun. Now this year concerts are back headlined by country music superstar Josh Turner.

3. Greekfest 2018

Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church

October 18-20

Three days of celebrating through Greek music, dancing and of course FOOD! There will be an indoor marketplace as well as a drive thru for takeout.

4. Bienville Bites Food Tour

October 6,9,13,19,20,25,26,27

Downtown Mobile

The weather is cooling off so it’s a great time to walk the historic streets in Downtown Mobile while tasting the best cuisine Mobile has to offer. Our LoDa Stroll and Old Mobile Evening are both rolling this month!

5. Mobile Grilled Cheese Meltdown

October 11

Cathedral Square

20 teams will be competing to take home the golden spatula for the best grilled cheese in Mobile. All proceeds support the Urban Emporium in Downtown Mobile.

6. Land Rover Gulf Coast Wine on the River

October 20

Cooper Riverside Park

Sample wine from around the country and around the world at this 2nd annual event. There will be wine and food for purchase along with live music.

7. Concerts at The Saenger

Saenger Theatre

The Saenger is killing again this month!

October 4 - Blackberry Smoke + Cordovas

October 14 - Maxwell

October 17 - Bob Dylan and his Band

October 23 - Toto

October 28 - Don Felder, formerly of the Eagles

8. Boots and BBQ Barn Bash

October 25

Moe’s BBQ Downtown

This 5th annual event features live music from Johnny Hayes and Love Seats along with delicious BBQ. Wear your cowboy boots and come help support the Children’s of Alabama Pediatric Rheumatology Clinic in Mobile.

9. Night At the Museum

October 19

History Museum of Mobile

For $5 per person go on a scavenger hunt and talk to historical figures throughout world history. Hear spooky stories, Halloween themed crafts, costume contest and see the Mystery of Mayan Medallion exhibit.

10. Thriller Nights of Lights

October 1-31

Hank Aaron Stadium

The entire month of October you can enjoy the Thriller Nights of Lights at the Hank. Load up the family and come see this drive thru light show synced to the speakers in your car.