DAPHNE’S TREE LIGHTING- Thurs 5pm-8pm, Daphne City Hall
This year, ROMAN STREET is the special musical guest for this always-fun family event. Those who attend are asked to please be aware of social distancing and wear a mask. CLICK HERE
PENSACOLA BEACH LIGHTED BOAT PARADE and FIREWORKS- Sat 6:30pm, Little Sabine Bay; Fireworks at 8pm, Pensacola Beach Boardwalk
The parade will set sail from Sabine Marina in Little Sabine Bay, do a loop and wind its way around the Santa Rosa Sound/ Boardwalk area and then circle back. Spectators can watch the parade from Little Sabine or the Pensacola Beach Boardwalk and any of the businesses along the route. After the parade a dazzling firework display will take place along the Pensacola Beach Boardwalk at 8 p.m!! CLICK HERE
DOG RIVER LIGHTED BOAT PARADE- Sat 4:30pm, hosted by Grand Mariner Marina and Mariner Restaurant
Its a Patriotic Christmas on the River this year! The theme is God Bless the USA. This will be the 46th Annual lighted Boat Parade on Dog River! CLICK HERE
ROBERTSDALE CHRISTMAS PARADE- Sat 6:30pm, Robertsdale
The parade will begin at Robertsdale High School and end at Honeybee Park. CLICK HERE
MOBILE SAENGER’S 2020 CHRISTMAS MOVIE SERIES:
IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE- Fri 7pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre, downtown Mobile CLICK HERE
RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER - Sun 3pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre, downtown Mobile CLICK HERE
EXPLOREUM SPECIAL FAMILY MOVIE: HOME ALONE- Sat 2pm, Gulf Coast Exploreum, downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE
HOLIDAY MARKET AT THE PILLARS- Fri 6pm-9pm, The Pillars, Government St, Mobile
Shop local makers, bakers, farmers, crafters and artists! Great gift items, holiday décor and special treats. Hot Chocolate Bar and a special appearance by Santa! CLICK HERE
DECEMBER FREE SUNDAY HOLIDAY MARKET- Sun 1pm-5pm, Fort Conde, downtown Mobile
In addition to offering free admission to the History Museum and Fort Condé, vendors will be set-up inside the fort selling handmade crafts, desserts, and other specialty items so you can get a jump on that holiday shopping and support local businesses.
To promote health and safety, this event will be held outdoors. Masks and social distancing will be required. CLICK HERE
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!
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- Sat starting at 5pm, 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- 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
JJP presents SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD- Fri/Sat 7pm, Sun 5pm, GulfQuest Amphitheater, downtown Mobile
The Joe Jefferson Players present a moving collection of powerful songs that examine life, love and the choices we make.
Patrons will need to bring their own chairs for seating (and blankets to keep warm!) to the performances. Masks and social distancing will be required. Tickets MUST be purchased in advance. CLICK HERE
DESI BANKS- Sat 7pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre, downtown Mobile
Desi Banks is an actor and comedian known for his relatable digital sketches featuring popular characters Parlay, Lil Johnny and Grandma Reese. CLICK HERE
SOUTH ALABAMA JAGUAR FOOTBALL vs TROY- Sat 1pm, Hancock Whitney Stadium, Mobile, ESPN3 CLICK HERE
Listen to the Jags all season on 96.1 The Rocket, Sports Talk 99.5, and the free iHeartRadio app.
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