6 Fall Festivals you don’t want to miss in the Mobile area

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Come on out and explore fall on the Gulf Coast at these fall festivals! Photo via Liv George for The Bama Buzz.

Did you feel that post-rain chill last week, Alabama? Fall is coming! Down here on the Gulf, we may not get that true fall weather, but we can get into the fall spirit with these fall festivals on either side of Mobile Bay.

1. 33rd Annual Jubilee Festival of Arts

Jubilee Festival Of The Arts
Some of the amazing art at the Jubilee Festival. Photo via Jubilee Festival website.
  • When: October 16 & 17, 10 a.m. — 5 p.m.
  • Where: W.O. Lott Park, 200 Main Street, Daphne, AL
  • More info: Website | Facebook
  • What to expect: An amazing market packed-full of local vendors, live entertainment, kids activities, and a high-school art exhibition. It’s your one-stop-Fall-Festival-shop!

2. Local Artisans Fall Market

Local Artisan Flea Market
Poster for the Local Artisan Fall Market via their Facebook.
  • When: September 25, 12:00 p.m. — 8:00 p.m.
  • Where: Eastern Shore Art Center, 401 Oak St. Fairhope, AL
  • More Info: Facebook
  • What to Expect: All the artisanal and handmade goods. Honey, jams & jellies, homemade soaps, children’s clothing, and more!

3. Greater Gulf State Fair

Mobile Fair
Who doesn’t love a fair? Photo via Greater Gulf State Fair on Facebook.
  • When: October 29 – November 7;
    • Monday – Thursday: 4 p.m. — 9 p.m., Friday 4 p.m. — 11 p.m., Saturday: 11 a.m. — 11 p.m., Sunday: 12 p.m. — 9 p.m.
  • Where: Greater Gulf State Fairgrounds, 1035 Cody Rd N, Mobile, AL 36608
  • More info: Website | Facebook | Tickets & Pricing
  • What to Expect: How could it be fall without a trip to the fair? Exciting rides, local vendors, live entertainment, and fair food galore! There’s a small price of admission, unlimited ride wristbands can be purchased as well as single-ride tickets.

4. Horror Gras 2021

Horror Gras Poster
Horror Gras photo via their Facebook.
  • When: October 16, 12 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Where: Gamers & Geeks, 5701 Moffett Rd suite n, Mobile, AL
  • More info: Facebook
  • What to Expect: A spooky-centred fall event! Hear from real-life criminal investigators, “haunted wrestling” (we’re interested), costume contests, spooky vendors, and cult classic films. Plus, a live podcast recording with Scotty White.

5. Mobile Flea Market Harvest Festival

Mobile Flea Market Harvest Festival
Mobile Flea Market poster via the Flea Market Facebook.
  • When: Every weekend in October
  • Where: Mobile Flea Market, 401 Schillinger Rd N, Mobile, AL
  • More info: Facebook
  • What to Expect: A fall-themed flea market experience, complete with pumpkin patch. Plus, on October 31st you can even go trick-or-treating at the flea market. Don’t forget the live music, either.

6. Fairhope Outdoor Fall Farmer’s Market 2021

Fairhope Farmer'S Market Flyer
Poster for Outdoor Fall Farmer’s Market via the City of Fairhope Facebook.
  • When: Thursdays from 3 p.m. – 6 p.m., September 16 – November 11
  • Where: (behind) Fairhope Public Library, 501 Fairhope Ave, Fairhope, AL
  • More info: Facebook
  • What to Expect: Local fruits and veggies, activities for kids, jams & jellies, and much more!

There you have it, a great list of fall festivals to indulge in this season! Make sure to check at least one of these out, we know we will.

Which of these fall festivals will you be attending? Tag us @thebamabuzz and let us know!

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