8 can’t miss events on the Gulf Coast this April

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Plan your perfect spring. (Liv George / The Bama Buzz)

Happy April Fool’s Day, Alabama! Since it’s the first day of the month, we thought we’d kick it off by highlighting 8 exciting events coming this month on the Gulf Coast.

1. The Mobile Chocolate Festival

  • When: Saturday, April 9 from 10AM-3PM
  • Where: The Grounds, 1035 Cody Rd N, Mobile, AL 36608
  • Admission: $4 in advance, $5 day-of | free for 13 & under
  • What to Expect: Live music will set the scene for tasting a delicious array of chocolates & sweets. It’s fun for the whole family with kid’s areas and crafts. Make sure you stop by the bar and try a chocolate martini!
  • More Info: Facebook

2. Heritage Park Marketplace

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A fun little Friday night mini-festival. (Visit Foley / Facebook)
  • When: Friday, April 8, 22 & 29 from 4-7PM
  • Where: Heritage Park, 125 E Laurel Ave, Foley, AL 36535
  • What to Expect: A late afternoon-evening maker’s market with farm-to-table produce, crafts & jewelry and live music starting at 7PM.
  • More Info: Facebook

3. Spring Majestic Market

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You’ll have a majestic time. (Old Majestic Brewing / Facebook)
  • When: Sunday, April 3 from 12-4PM
  • Where: Old Majestic Brewing, 656 St Louis St, Mobile, AL 36602
  • What to Expect: A “Sunday-funday” at Old Majestic with all your favorite local artisans, live music & good beer.
  • More Info: Facebook

4. Mudbugs & Margaritas

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Crawfish & margaritas is the perfect Mobile Saturday. (Beach Life Events / Facebook)
  • When: Saturday, April 2 from 10AM-7PM
  • Where: Heritage Park, 125 E Laurel Ave, Foley, AL 36535
  • Admission: $5 | free for 12 & under
  • What to Expect: An amazing afternoon full of great drinks, even better food, live music, arts & crafts, kids area and so much more.
  • More Info: Facebook | Tickets

5. SBCS German Festival

April, Event
Say guten tag to this cute little festival. (St. Benedict German Festival / Facebook)
  • When: Saturday, April 30 from 10AM-6PM
  • Where: St. Benedict Catholic School, 12786 Illinois St, Elberta, AL 36530
  • What to Expect: German culture brought to you by St. Bennedict Catholic School, complete with sausages, baked goods and entertainment.
  • More Info: Facebook

6. A Very Madd Tea Party

April, Event
Have a wonderful, whimsical spring with OWA. (OWA)
  • When: Every weekend in April
  • Where: Downtown OWA, 100 N OWA Blvd, Foley, AL 36535
  • Admission: Varies based on event
  • What to Expect: A fun variety of spring-themed events presented by Foley like pictures with the Easter Bunny, an Alice in Wonderland themed lunch party and Easter egg hunt.
  • More Info: Website

7. Earth Day Mobile Bay

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Earth Day? No way! (Earth Day Mobile Bay / Facebook)
  • When: Saturday, April 23 from 10AM-7PM
  • Where: Fairhope South Beach Park, S Mobile Street, Fairhope, AL 36532
  • What to Expect: Learn all about this beautiful planet we all call home and honor Earth Day with live music, exhibits and more.
  • More Info: Facebook

8. Spring Festival in the Forest

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Get your hands dirty & learn all about our ecosystem. (Nature Connect / Facebook)

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