Looking to be spooked or maybe to show off your perfectly executed Halloween costume? Downtown Mobile has events for all ages this Halloween.
Saturday, October 27
Halloween At The Exploreum – general admission, free for members. Join in on family-friendly activities and demos that are inspired by Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. A costume contest will take place at 12:30.
Mobile Mystery Theater Halloween Dinner Show – 5:30 pm – 10 pm, The Battle House Renaissance Mobile Hotel & Spa, $62. Enjoy the annual dinner performance and costume contest.
Boo At Bellingrath – 11am-2pm, Bellingrath Gardens, $13 for adults, $7.50 for children ages 5-12, Free admission for members and children 4 and below. Enjoy the spooky fun inflatables, trinkets, and treats on the garden lawn.
Children’s Pumpkin Painting Party – 11am-1pm, The Cheese Cottage, $15. Ticket price includes a “kindergarten” pumpkin and paint/supplies. Local icon and artist Ron Barrett and Jim Sapser will be there to assist in the painting. Ticket holders also receive a Gouda grilled cheese and chips.
Sunday, October 28
The Mad Hatter’s Halloween Tea – 9am/1pm/5pm, Wonderland Cafe, $35-65. There will be games, prizes, Wonderland character contests, book readings, merriment, and more. In true Wonderland fashion, you will be seated with other patrons during the tea party feast. The 9 am and 1 pm seatings are for all ages while the 5 pm seating is adult only.
GulfQuest Halloween Fest – 11am-4pm, GulfQuest National Maritime Museum of the Gulf of Mexico, $5 admission or free admissions with a costume. Participate in pumpkin painting, trick or treating, and over 90 interactive exhibits.
Mobile Witches Ride – 3:30pm-7pm, The Blind Mule Restaurant & Bar, $25. Get your best witch costume together and hop on your broom (bicycle) for a 3-mile parade through downtown Mobile. All of the fun supports Delta Dogs!
Tuesday, October 30
Ghosts, Spirits and Strange Happenings of Historic Mobile – 7 pm, 1858 Old Government St, $47 reservations required. Tour the town while seeing historical reenactments and hearing vivid storytelling by the Mobile Mystery Mystics. One bus will stop at the Richards-DAR House Museum while the other will take you to the Mobile Carnival Museum.
Wednesday, October 31
It’s The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown – 6:30 pm, Christ United Methodist Church. Sit in the pumpkin patch for a special screening of everyone’s favorite Halloween classic. Popcorn, cotton candy, and drinks will be served.
These are just some of the highlights! There are many more events happening in Downtown Mobile this Halloween.
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