9 fun-filled Fall events to enjoy in the Mobile area

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Fall is officially here. (Greater Gulf State Fair)

If you’re enjoying this fall weather as much as I am, you’re likely looking for events to celebrate the season. If you live in Mobile (or are visiting the area) this October, you’re in luck! Read on to discover top events you won’t want to miss.

1. Fall Foliage Watercolor Painting

Looking to get crafty this fall? Coastal Makers Art Studio has a wide selection of seasonal events and classes ready for you to sign up. Spice up your home decor with something homemade or make a holiday gift for someone special. Be sure to check out their November calendar on their website for more information about upcoming classes.

2. Market in the Park

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Locally grown, locally produced. (City of Mobile: Parks & Recreation / Facebook)

Seasonal produce tastes better when it is grown locally. Shop with local farmers and vendors and pick up a little piece of Mobile to take home with you. With a wide variety of jams, original art, baked goods and vegetables

3. Semmes Fall Festival

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Family-friendly fun. (City of Semmes / Facebook)

Help swing into fall by supporting the city of Semmes as they host their annual fall festival at MGM high school. This festival will be action packed and fun for all with local food trucks, vendors and entertainment for the whole family to enjoy.

4. Greater Gulf State Fair

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Swing back into Fall. (Greater Gulf State Fair)

The Greater Gulf State Fair makes it’s grand return to The Grounds featuring a must-see entertainment lineup, food and attractions for all. Visit The Marketplace for all your favorite favorite rides and food, and be sure to secure your tickets ahead of time to beat the crowd.

5. MOB-tober Fest: Fall Festival 2022

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Come out and enjoy this fun-filled festival. (City of Mobile: Parks & Recreation / Facebook)

Check out this family-friendly weekend at MOB-tober Fest. With a 5K and Fun Run planned for Saturday, October 29, followed by several family-oriented activities such as inflatables, costume contests and more, how could you say no?

6. Boo at Bellingrath

Hey Boos, are you ready for an action-packed Saturday? Bellingrath Gardens is the place to be. With tons of food trucks, live music and games for kids you won’t want to miss out on the beautiful sights this garden has to offer.

7. Dauphin Island 2022 Gumbo Festival

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Southern comfort food made simple. (Dauphin Island Chamber of Commerce / Facebook)

If you’re looking to spend the day on the Island with some top-tier comfort food, look no further. Dauphin Island Chamber of Commerce hosts its their annual gumbo festival cook-off on Sunday, October 30. Expect live music, gumbo sampling and kids’ activities.

8. Haunted Trolley Tour

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Enjoy spooky sights of Mobile this Halloween. (Bienville Bites Food Tour)

The Bienville Bites Food Tour has scary good plans for this Halloween. If you want to learn all about the haunted history of some of Mobile’s oldest landmarks, this is the place to be. With food, drinks and sites to see this tour will definitely have you in the spooky spirit.

9. November LODA Artwalk

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Help Mobile celebrate Native American Heritage Month. (LODA Artwalk / Facebook)

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month at the monthly Artwalk event hosted by the City of Mobile: Parks & Recreation. Enjoy a wide variety of vendors, live music and National Cake Day treats while supporting Downtown Mobile local artists and companies.

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Emma Lamm
Emma Lamm
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