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HOLIDAY BAZAAR- Sat 10am-2pm, Cooper Riverside Park

Find all your Holiday Needs at this FESTIVE MARKET! We'll have local vendors selling their hand-made, home-grown or produced items.

This inclusive market will celebrate all of our December 2021 holidays!

CHRISTMAS

NEW MOON

YULE

WINTER SOLSTICE

HANUKKAH

KWANZAA

FULL MOON

HOGMANAY

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DAPHNE CHRISTMAS PARADE- Sat 11am, Main Street, CLICK HERE

FAIRHOPE CHRISTMAS PARADE- Fri 7pm, downtown Fairhope

Fairhope’s Magical Christmas Parade begins at 7:00 pm at the intersection of Morphy and Section Street, and continues down Section to Oak Street. The excitement will build as more than 60 parade units dazzle the crowd in anticipation of Santa Claus’ arrival to Fairhope for the holiday season. CLICK HERE

SMALL TOWN CHRISTMAS IN SILVERHILL Parade- Fri 6:30pm, Silverhill, AL, CLICK HERE

FOLEY CHRISTMAS PARADE- Sat 10am, Foley CLICK HERE  

LET IT SNOW- Sat 8am-3pm, Heritage Park, Foley

Join us in Heritage Park beginning at 8:00 a.m. for our first ever Christmas Marketplace. Directly following the Christmas Parade at 11:00 a.m., there will be snow flurries in the park, kids activities, live entertainment and Santa will be joining us as well. CLICK HERE

TILLMAN’S CORNER CHRISTMAS PARADE- Sat 10:30am, Carol Plantation Road, sponsored by Southwest Mobile County Chamber. CLICK HERE  

LIGHTED BOAT PARADE & FIREWORKS- SAT 6:30pm, Little Sabine Bay/Pensacola Beach

The 2021 Lighted Boat Parade will be will set sail from Sabine Marina in Little Sabine Bay at 6:30 p.m. do a loop and will wind its way around the Santa Rosa Sound/ Boardwalk area and then will 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!CLICK HERE 

SURFING SANTA BEACH PARADE - Sun 2pm, Pensacola Beach, CLICK HERE  

THE PROPHECY SHOW: MUSIC OF TRANS SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA- Sat 7pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre

Launching their 15th touring season of an extravagant Christmas musical production! This powerhouse group of classically trained musicians come together to create nothing short of an electrifying evening of holiday rock music. Performing in the style of Trans-Siberian Orchestra, The Prophecy Show has spared no details when it comes to the costumes, choreography, music, lasers, and fog. CLICK HERE

THE BALDWIN POPS: DAPHNE HOLIDAY CONCERT- Fri 7pm, Daphne Civic Center

Join us for our holiday celebration at the Daphne Civic Center!! This is a TOYS FOR TOTS drop-off location! Free concert. CLICK HERE

SIMS PARK CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION- Fri 6pm-8pm, Sims Park, Gulf Shores

We’re kicking off our Christmas festivities with a celebration at Johnnie Sims Park. Families can enjoy pictures with Santa, holiday treats, crafts, and the 6th Annual Snowball Drop. The Snowball Drop is a man-made blizzard featuring 4,000 ping pong balls dropped from above by Santa. Winning snowballs will have a number that correlates with a prize supplied by our generous sponsors. CLICK HERE  

O’RILEY’S SANTACON 2021- Sat 4pm-11:59pm, O’Riley’s Irish Pub Downtown Mobile

Join the crowd and party with other crawlers at the O'Riley's SantaCon 2021! This will mark the 9th year for the event. As always, our main goal is to have fun and collect toys and donations for our event charities. Santa costumes are MANDATORY! CLICK HERE  

TUBA CHRISTMAS- Sunday, rehearsal at 1:00pm, concert at 3:00pm, Medal of Honor Park pavilion, Mobile

All players of tuba, sousaphone, euphonium, baritone, tenor horn, and serpent are welcome to join us in performing holiday favorites! Any age and ability! Player registration fee is $10, required. Each registrant will receive a commemorative button. Free admission for guests/audience. CLICK HERE

MAGIC CHRISTMAS IN LIGHTS- November 26 to January 5, open nightly (closed December 25 and January 1), Bellingrath Gardens, Theodore.

In this Gulf Coast holiday tradition, guests stroll through a dazzling light display that features more than 1,100 set pieces, 3 million lights and 16 scenes throughout the Garden estate. In addition, the Bellingrath Home is decorated in its holiday finery and enhanced with beautiful poinsettias. CLICK HERE

CHRISTMAS NIGHTS OF LIGHTS- November 12 – January 7, open nightly 5:30pm – 10:00pm, rain or shine, Hank Aaron Stadium, Mobile

See over one million lights synchronized to traditional and newer, rocking Christmas music played through your own car stereo. Pack your vehicle full of friends and family to enjoy the show and continue your Christmas tradition with us! CLICK HERE 

LEGENDS IN CONCERT CLASSIC CHRISTMAS- Nov 17-Jan 2, Wednesday through Saturday at 7pm with additional 3pm matinees on Saturday and Sunday.

The all-new Classic Christmas will pay tribute to music royalty including Celine Dion, Karen Carpenter, Young Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley. CLICK HERE

THE NORTH POLE AT OWA- Fri/Sat/Sun 1pm-4pm and 5pm-7pm, Downtown OWA

Pack your bags and grab your winter coats, because we are headed to experience the North Pole in Downtown OWA! This year, Santa will be a little closer to home. Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Santa will be welcoming guests of all ages to his home away from home. Kids and families will be able to participate in Christmas crafts with Santa’s Elves while waiting to grab a photo with the jolly man himself! CLICK HERE

YMCA ELF RIDE- Sat: Assembly Time: 5pm, Kickoff: 6pm, OWA, Foley

Dress up in your best elf costume, decorate your bike and have fun with the YMCA at OWA. Proceeds will benefit the John McClure Snook Family and Bounds Family YMCA, a non-profit organization whose mission is to strengthen communities. Prizes will be awarded for best costume and bike decoration. CLICK HERE

WINTERFEST PENSACOLA - Nov 26-Dec 24, Government at Palafox, downtown Pensacola

Experience the Polar Express Tour, the Grinch Tour, a Cajun Christmas, as well as photos with Santa or the Grinch! Plus, catch the preshows every night! Sing and dance along with your favorite characters as we kick off each tour! Preshows are free and open to the publicCLICK HERE

FOREVER MOTOWN- Fri 8pm, Mobile Civic Center Theatre

Forever Motown direct from New York featuring Theo Peoples, former lead singer of The Four Tops and Glen Leonard, former lead singer of The Temptations. A fabulous cast backed by a band of incredible musicians representing Motown royalty. CLICK HERE  

CHRIS STAPLETON- Sat 7pm, Mississippi Coast Coliseum, Biloxi, CLICK HERE 

HEATHER McMAHAN- Fri 8pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE   

SEC CHAMPIONSHIP: ALABAMA vs GEORGIA- Sat 3pm, Atlanta, CLICK HERE

PENSACOLA ICE FLYERS HOCKEY - Fri 7:05, Pensacola Bay Center

What goes better together than Christmas and Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Woodstock and the rest of the Peanuts crew? Come cheer on the Ice Flyers in a Christmas celebration for Peanuts Night! CLICK HERE


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