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MAGIC CHRISTMAS IN LIGHTS- Open nightly 5pm-9pm, Nov 27- Jan 3 (except for Christmas and New Year’s days), Bellingrath Gardens & Home, Theodore

Bellingrath Gardens and Home is celebrating the 25th anniversary season of Magic Christmas in Lights with a brand-new scene depicting Mardi Gras! This sparkling winter wonderland is a Gulf Coast tradition like no other, with more than 1,100 set pieces, 16 scenes and 3 million lights set out in a walking tour throughout the 65-acre Garden estate. CLICK HERE

CHRISTMAS NIGHTS OF LIGHTS- Open Nightly 5:30pm – 10:00pm through Jan 1, Hank Aaron Stadium

NEW music and NEW displays at every turn! See over one million lights synchronized to traditional and newer, rocking Christmas music played through your own car radio at Mobile’s drive-thru Christmas light show!


****Community Night, Friday Nov 27th… benefitting One Meal. Use the 

Special Offer Code is ONE MEAL when you buy your tickets online****

THE WHARF NORTH POLE EXPRESS- Saturdays through Dec 19, Main Street, The Wharf, Orange Beach

Your kids will enjoy the sights and sounds as the train rides through our Winter Wonderland. They will also be given a candy cane, coloring book and Golden Ticket sticker as a special souvenir!  CLICK HERE

LEGENDS IN CONCERT: A MERRY COUNTRY CHRISTMAS- Nov 20-Jan 3 (Thurs-Sat 7pm; 3pm matinees on Sat/Sun), Legends In Concert at OWA, Foley

Holiday performances include tributes to Shania Twain, Martina McBride, Garth Brooks, Reba McEntire, and Elvis Presley! CLICK HERE

PENSACOLA WINTERFEST- Come see our NEW performances! Instead of our traditional, hour-long performance tours, we have two exciting experiences for your family to choose from.

CAJUN CHRISTMAS- Fri/Sat starting at 5:15pm, Palafox Place, downtown Pensacola

Board a tram to ride to the Historic Village where Papa Noel will read The Cajun Night Before Christmas in front of a fireplace. After the story, you can wander the Museum of Industry, play a scavenger hunt, listen to a live jug band, dance with Papa Noel’s alligator team and eat gumbo!  CLICK HERE  

POLAR EXPRESS TOUR- Fri/Sat starting at 5pm, Palafox Place, downtown Pensacola

On board our Polar Express Tour, you will see tap-dancing hot chocolate servers, snowy landscapes, and learn what it truly means to believe. Capacity on our trolleys will be limited and guests will be required to wear masks while onboard. CLICK HERE  

WALES WEST ARCTIC EXPRESS- Fri/Sat/Sun 4pm-9pm, Wales West Light Railway, Silverhill AL

Ride and enjoy an authentic steam train ride aboard the “Dame Ann” through amazing lights, decorations, Christmas music, and Snow on the way to the North Pole! You can take home your own holiday picture of your family with Santa, and each child gets a special Toy. Tickets must be purchased online. CLICK HERE  

HARVEST MARKET- Sat 9am-4pm, Seville Square, downtown Pensacola

Visit with Santa, plus Pumpkin Patch, Bounce House, Vendors, Food Trucks and Live Entertainment. CLICK HERE


Listen to the Jags all season on 96.1 The Rocket, Sports Talk 99.5, and the free iHeartRadio app.

MOVIE DATE NIGHT: NATIONAL LAMPOON’S CHRISTMAS VACATION- Sat 5pm-8pm, Gulf Coast Exploreum, downtown Mobile

Join the Exploreum Science Center for a special installment of their "Date Night" with a screening of the classic holiday movie, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation. *21+ only. Special snack/meal options will be available for an additional charge. Optional to BYOW (Bring Your Own Wine) w/ a small corking fee of $5CLICK HERE

AMMONITE (R) - Acclaimed fossil hunter Mary Anning and a young woman sent to convalesce by the sea develop an intense relationship.

Now showing at the Crescent Theater in downtown Mobile.

Bellingrath Gardens Magic Christmas in Lights

Bellingrath Gardens Magic Christmas in Lights

(Photo: Mary Booth, WMXC iHeartMedia)