Whether you’re looking for family friendly events or a night out on the town, downtown Mobile has something for everyone. Check out our list of upcoming events in the Port City for all ages this summer:
Mobile BayBears – AA affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, they will be playing all summer long at Hank Aaron Stadium. See their website for exact dates and times.
Grand Bay Watermelon Festival
3pm-7pm (7/3) & 8am-4pm (7/4), $5/vehicle
Full of family fun, arts, crafts and entertainment. Enjoy arts & crafts vendors, food vendors, and entertainment on July 3rd. A pretty baby contest, open car show and free watermelon all take place on July 4th.
July 4th Celebration
5pm-11pm, minimal charge for parking
Hang out at Battleship Memorial Park for the City of Mobile’s firework celebration. A concert will be held from 7pm-9pm by the Mobile Pops with fireworks starting at 9pm. Concession available but bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit on!
Fireworks on the Fantail
7:30pm-10:30pm, $50/adult, $25/child
Watch the Mobile Bay fireworks show from the USS ALABAMA. There will be an after-hours tour accompanied by a 1940s jazz band, barbecue dinner, drinks, and an ice cream buffet.
Market at The Pillars
12pm-4pm, free event, pet friendly
A midtown community event at The Pillars of Mobile featuring local vendors including farmers, makers, bakers, live music and more.
LoDa Art Walk
6pm-9pm, free event
The second Friday of every month the local art galleries, institutions, studios and shops of Lower Dauphin St. leave their doors open to the public to come inside and visit the beautiful artwork. Be sure to pop into NOJA- located on North Jackson St. just off of Dauphin St.- to get a bite to eat!
Catalina Wine Mixer
O’Daly’s Irish Pub is hosting their very own Catalina Wine Mixer. Hang out and watch Step Brothers on a big screen in the pub’s backyard.
AFC Mobile vs Port City FC
Come out to Lipscomb Field for the final game of the GCPL Eastern Conference Schedule. This game is the second leg of the Forgotten Coast Cup, considered the “realest rivalry in American soccer.”
PAW Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure
6pm (7/17&18), 10am (7/18), tickets range from $20-51
Bring your children out to the Mobile Civic Center to watch the PAW Patrol set out over land and sea to find the treasure for Mayor Goodway’s celebration.
Living History Crew Drill
8am-3:30pm, $6/ages 6-11, $15/ages 12 and up
Watch WWII historical reenactors board the USS ALABAMA battleship and the USS DRUM submarine. Learn about what life was like for the crews on these naval vessels. At 1pm, watch the men repel an air attack by real vintage airplanes and see the 40mm and 20mm guns fire during battle. WWII airplanes and L-Birds will be landing and conducting air maneuvers throughout the day on the field.
Dauphin Street Beer Festival
Come out and sample over 90 microbrews and imports. Only craft beers are allowed which means there will be plenty of new beers on the sampling menu.
It’s NoJa’s attention to detail and our focus on farm-fresh ingredients that has allowed us to continue to serve this area for so long. For an intimate meal in one of the Port City’s longest-running restaurants in Downtown Mobile, make a reservation to NoJa. We have both indoor and outdoor seating in a secluded area, just steps from Dauphin Street in LODA at 6 N. Jackson Street. To reserve a table now, call 251-433-0377. Learn more about our cuisine and offerings at www.nojamobile.com or on our Facebook page.
NoJa is a Mediterranean-Asian restaurant in the heart of downtown Mobile with an ever-evolving menu. Call us at 251-433-0377 to make a reservation today then visit at 6 N. Jackson St.; Mobile.
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