Top 10 Things To Do in Mobile This October
October 1, 2019 | Chris Andrews
1. MOBTOWN Burger Week
October 5 - 12
Enjoy the best burgers in Mobile! Approximately 20 restaurants are participating in this week long event to find out who has Mobile’s most popular burger. $2 of every burger sold goes to support Restore Mobile, an organization that restores blighted properties in the city of Mobile.
2. Greater Gulf State Fair
October 25 -Nov. 3
The fair is back! The food, the rides, the fun. Now this year concerts are back headlined by the Marshall Tucker Band and LANCO.
3. Greekfest 2019
Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church
October 17 - 19
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
On our weekly tours of the best restaurants in Downtown Mobile. Our LoDa Stroll is every Friday. Our Bites and Frights tour runs throughout October, a haunted food tour full of Mobile's mysterious tales. The dark side of Mobile has never tasted so good.
5. Mobile Grilled Cheese Meltdown
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. Halloween Candy Board Class
Join Amanda from Lemon Baby at Williams Sonoma for this spooky good event! Learn how to assemble a candy board. The class includes your board and all the candy to go along for that perfect holiday centerpiece.
7. The 50th Annual Historic Buildings Tour
The focus of this year’s tour is renowned Mobile architect George B Rogers. Includes never before seen access to architecture, history, artwork, tales, hidden passages, plantings and gardens. This tour is not to be missed!
8. Rubber Ducky Regatta
Cooper Riverside Park
A great family-friendly event in Downtown Mobile. The event begins at 10am and the rubber duck race down the Mobile River starts at 11. All proceeds go to the Ronald McDonald House.
9. Night At the Museum
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. Come dressed as your favorite historical figure!
10. Thriller Nights of Lights
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.