Best Bets For The Weekend, May 28- May 31

RILEY GREEN with special guest COREY SMITH- Fri 7pm, The Wharf Amphitheater, Orange Beach, CLICK HERE

MUSCADINE BLOODLINE @ THE PORT- Thurs 8pm, The Port at The Wharf, Orange Beach, CLICK HERE


The OBBC includes tuna, wahoo and dolphin (mahi), but is primarily a blue marlin tournament. The two-day event will be full of big boat, big fish and big fun. And it’s all for a great cause, supporting The Billfish Foundation (TBF). CLICK HERE 


The Pensacola Grand Carnival Parade is annually the largest and most extravagant parade in Pensacola and it’s back this Saturday at 2 p.m.! It will be preceded at 1:45 p.m. with a special heartfelt Memorial Tribute to Gold Star families. The Northwest Florida Patriot Guard Riders will lead the tribute on their motorcycles. CLICK HERE

MEMORIAL DAY FLAG RELAY- Mon 7am-11am, starting at Army National Guard and U. S. Coast Guard bases on Tanner Williams Road, and ending at USS Alabama Battleship

The Flag Relay is a memorial run that is held each year in honor of those who have lost their lives in service to our county. Runners will carry the United States flag and a “We Support Our Troops” flag that contains the emblems of the military service branches. Working in pairs, the runners will carry the flags in 1-mile legs during the 22-mile run. The public is encouraged to line any of the relay routes and cheer on the runners. CLICK HERE  

There is also a Baldwin County relay. CLICK HERE  


The weekend includes free kids activities and live music Saturday and Sunday. There’s a FIREWORKS SHOW Saturday night at 8:50 and the Patriotic Fountain Show Monday night at 6:30, 7:30 and 8:30. CLICK HERE

BARK IN THE PARK MOVIE NIGHT & FIREWORKS- Fri 7pm, Blue Wahoos Stadium, Pensacola

The Blue Wahoos will host their first Bark in the Park Movie Night at Blue Wahoos Stadium, inviting local families to enjoy a showing of Secret Life of Pets 2 on the videoboard at the ballpark alongside their furry friends. Gates will open at Blue Wahoos Stadium at 6:00 PM and the movie will begin at 7:00 PM. Following the movie, the Blue Wahoos will light up the Pensacola Bay sky with a fireworks show. Tickets for humans are $5 and are available now at CLICK HERE  

MISS MEMORIAL DAY BIKINI CONTEST- Sat 3pm, Flora-Bama Lounge, Perdido Key

The Flora-Bama wouldn't be a World Famous beach bar if it didn't have an Annual Bikini Contest! Actually, they have several every year - Friday of Mullet Toss, Saturday of Mullet Toss, Memorial Day, 4th of July and the finale to be held on Labor DayCLICK HERE 


****Last weekend for this show!! Wed-Sat 7pm, Sun 3pm, through May 30; OWA Theater, OWA, Foley

Celebrate Vegas will feature four artists that have had the greatest impact on the entertainment capital of the world over the last 60 years. The line-up will include tributes to the stars of the original residencies in Las Vegas, the Chairman of the Board, Frank Sinatra and the King of Rock ‘n Roll, Elvis Presley, as well as the Goddess of Pop, Cher, and Lady Gaga, the hottest ticket on the strip in recent years. CLICK HERE  

THE ALLMAN BETTS BAND- Sun 8pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE  

WHITE TIE presents YACHT ROCK AT THE FAIRGROUNDS- Fri 8pm, Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds

Celebrate the sounds of summer with the White Tie Rock Ensemble as they present a tribute to: Hall and Oates, Steely Dan, The Doobie Brothers and TOTO along with hits from Christopher Cross, ACE, Player, Rupert Holmes, Kenny Loggins, Boz Scaggs, Pablo Cruise and more CLICK HERE  

1st Annual BOYINGTON OAK FESTIVAL- Sat/Sun 1pm-6pm, Oakleigh House Museum, Mobile

In 1835, unqualified jurors and circumstantial evidence determined the fate of Charles Boyington, a nineteen-year-old hanged for the murder of his best friend. As he predicted would happen to prove his innocence, an oak tree grew from his gravesite in Mobile. It still stands 186 years later. 

Watch a live showing of The Truth Is In The Tree, performed on the balcony of the Historic Oakleigh House Museum; take a tour of the Museum, and take the Historic Mobile Trolley Tour. CLICK HERE

LIVE AT FIVE CONCERT SERIES: ROMAN STREET and MARLOW BOYS- Fri 5pm, The Halstead Amphitheater, Coastal Alabama Community College, Fairhope

All Live at Five shows are family friendly and all ages are welcome. You will need a blanket or lawn chair to sit in and there will be a Food Truck available at every event.  CLICK HERE 

FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE- Fri 6pm-11pm, Medal of Honor Park, Hillcrest Rd, Mobile

A free evening of live music, food trucks, and family-friendly fun. Bring your own blankets. No tents, glass bottles, or weapons allowed. Sponsored by Mobile Parks and Recreation Department.  CLICK HERE

MUSIC AND A MOVIE: ALADDIN- Fri 6pm, Heritage Park, Foley

It’s an evening of musical entertainment followed by a family-friendly movie on the big screen. Bring your blankets, chairs and snacks. CLICK HERE

MARKET IN THE PARK- Sat 7:30am-12 noon, Cathedral Square, downtown Mobile

Shop local for fresh fruits, vegetables, seafood, baked goods, jams/jellies, original art, decor and moreCLICK HERE

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