Best Bets, Mobile/Pensacola Weekend Events 10/19-10/21

10/19- 10/21


LAND ROVER GULF COAST WINE ON THE RIVER- Sat 4pm-8pm, Cooper Riverside Park, downtown Mobile

Join us for Mobile’s 2nd Annual wine tasting event, with over 200 varieties of fine wine and craft beer, along with entertainment by the John Milham Band, mini-cruises with Wild Native Tours, a tailgate area to keep up with the game, and small plates for purchase from area restaurants.  A portion of proceeds will benefit FUSE Project and their efforts to improve the lives of Gulf Coast children.  CLICK HERE 


****POSTPONED until April***** BLACK JACKET SYMPHONY presents JOURNEY’S ESCAPE- Pensacola Saenger Theatre

The Black Jacket Symphony offers a unique concert experience through recreating classic albums in a live performance setting.  The second set features a selection of the artist's "greatest hits."   CLICK HERE   

THRILLER NIGHTS OF LIGHTS -  Every night (rain or shine) through Oct 31, 7pm-10pm, Hank Aaron Stadium, Mobile

Thriller Nights of Lights is a family-friendly drive-thru light show synchronized to music playing through your car radio. Displays of giant spiders, spooky eyes, friendly ghosts, and tumbling scarecrows are just a few of the displays to see dancing to a fun variety of music.  CLICK HERE   

PENSACOLA INTERSTATE FAIRThurs Oct 18- Sun Oct 28, Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds

There is always something fun and exciting to see at the Fair!  This Friday night, see Sugar Ray at 7:30pm.  Saturday night, see High Valley.  All shows are FREE with admission into the Fair. Each day features a different discounted admission special at the Fair.   CLICK HERE   

GREEK FEST MOBILE- Thurs/Fri/Sat 11am-10pm, Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 50 S Ann Street

Share in the Greek culture through food, dance, music, and guided church tours.  New this year: Gyros will be available at the drive-up take-out tent!  CLICK HERE    

UWF ARGOS FOOTBALL vs FLORIDA TECH- Sat 4pm, Blue Wahoos Stadium, Pensacola,  CLICK HERE    



FLORIDA  STATE vs WAKE FOREST - Sat 2:30pm, Tallahassee, CLICK HERE   

PAULA ABDULSat 8pm, Hard Rock Live, Biloxi, CLICK HERE    


FRANKIE VALLIE & THE FOUR SEASONS- Fri and Sat 8pm, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Biloxi, CLICK HERE     

THE STRUTS- Fri 7:30pm, Soul Kitchen, downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE   

CHERUB- Sat 9pm, Soul Kitchen, downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE   

SING! THE NATIONAL CITY TOUR- Sat 7pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre

This is your opportunity to experience the Sing! National City Tour with Keith & Kristyn Getty - and their band of amazing musicians as they lead an evening of Modern Hymns and traditional Bluegrass and Irish music.  CLICK HERE

GALLERY NIGHT PENSACOLA- Fri 5pm-midnight, downtown Pensacola

Taking the "Arts to the Streets" where visitors can connect with the unique Culture of Pensacola.  This month, celebrating the rich history of Blues Music in Pensacola.  CLICK HERE

LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR LAWN PARTY- Sun 10am-4pm, 1655 McGill Avenue, Mobile

Enjoy live music, food, slides, pony rides and more, to benefit the Little Sisters of the Poor residence for the elderly poor.  CLICK HERE    

NIGHT AT THE MUSEUMFri 5pm-9pm, History Museum of Mobile, downtown Mobile

History comes to life at the History Museum of Mobile’s A Night at the Museum!  Go on an historical scavenger hunt and talk to characters from all of world history.  Listen to a storyteller read spooky stories, and see the Mystery of the Mayan Medallion exhibition.  CLICK HERE    

MOBILE OPERA presents THE BARBER OF SEVILLE- Fri 8pm; Sun 2:30pm, The Temple, downtown Mobile

The Barber of Seville is Rossini’s famous comedy about the lengths to which one will go to win love. That rascal, Figaro, gets Count Almaviva in all sorts of trouble as they try to steal Rosina from under the suspicious eye of her jealous guardian, Dr. Bartolo. Lots of bumbling fun and a happy ending. CLICK HERE  

DRACULA- Fri/Sat 7:30pm; Sun 2:30pm, Playhouse in the Park, Langan (Municipal) Park

The production, set in 1896, is based on Bram Stoker’s original Gothic novel. Count Dracula is a centuries-old vampire and Transylvanian nobleman who inhabits a crumbling castle in the Carpathian Mountains, and has purchased a home in London. (Suggested for ages 13 and up)  CLICK HERE   

THE MIRACLE WORKER- Fri/Sat 7:30pm; Sun 2pm, Chickasaw Civic Theatre

This classic tells the story of Annie Sullivan and her student, blind and mute Helen Keller. The Miracle Worker dramatizes the volatile relationship between the lonely teacher and her charge.  CLICK HERE   

LOST IN YONKERSFri/Sat 7:30pm; Sun 2:30pm, Theatre 98, Fairhope

In the summer of 1942, two young boys are sent to stay with their stern grandmother and their childlike aunt in Yonkers, New York.  CLICK HERE   

TOWN OF TERROR: CIRCUS ASYLUM- Fri/Sat 6pm-11pm; Sun 6pm-9pm; Halloween Night 6pm-10pm, Downtown OWA (outside amusement park gates), Foley

This year’s Town of Terror theme is Circus Asylum. They came, they performed… and they never left. These forgotten acts have become possessed and taken over Downtown OWA. 

(There’s a “No Boo” Behind-the-Scenes Tour, a one-time “lights on” experience to learn the history of Town of Terror from 5-6pm ONLY every weekend in October.)  

There’s also The Park After Dark, with family friendly activities inside The Park at OWA!   CLICK HERE   

FIELD OF SCREAMS- Fri 5-7PM: Family Friendly; 7:30-Midnight Adults Only;   Sat 7:30-Midnight Adults Only *No family-friendly hours Sat*

For the second year in a row, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos and Pensacola Little Theatre are teaming up to present Field of Screams, Terror Under the Stadium! On designated nights in October, two tours will take place under the stadium, one tailored to children and families, the other for adults only. Attendees will face off against their deepest fears as they travel the tunnels of Blue Wahoos Stadium.  CLICK HERE    

BOO AT THE ZOO- Sun 1pm-4pm, Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, Gulf Shores

Boo at the Zoo is a fun way for families to trick or treat and enjoy Halloween festivities in a safe and unique environment. The Zoo will be decked out for Halloween fun complete with trick-or-treat stations, face painting and games. Plus critter walks with lots of our feathered and furry friends out to say hello!  CLICK HERE   

BOO AT THE ZOOSat/Sun 10am-5pm, Gulf Breeze Zoo

Trick-or-Treat with all your favorite animals! Boo at the Zoo is scare-free fun, designed for children up to 12 years old and their families. Join the safe zoo neighborhood of Halloween entertainment, with kid-friendly fun around every corner.  CLICK HERE     

HAUNTED DUCKSFri/Sat 7pm-9pm, The Fort of Colonial Mobile, downtown Mobile

For centuries Mobile has been home to pirates, vagabonds, miscreants, soldiers, and ladies of the night. While their bodies may be gone their souls remain. Embark on a spine-tingling tour of Mobile and the Mobile River as we search along our haunted city streets for these forgotten souls who linger somewhere between today and the afterlife.  While this tour is quite creepy, this is a family attraction!   CLICK HERE   

SEWARD FARMS MAZE- Sat 10am-9pm, Seward Farms, Lucedale

Come to the border of Mississippi and Alabama on Tanner Williams Road, and you'll find tons of family fun, fresh air, twisting corn maze, fantastic food, and an evening by a crackling fire! Sept. 29th is American Hero Day.  CLICK HERE   

MAGNOLIA CORN MAZE- Sat 11am-9pm; Sun 12 noon -5pm, County Rd 49 S, Summerdale

Magnolia Corn Maze has many activities that the entire family will enjoy- 2 Challenging Corn Mazes,

Hayride & Cow Train, Zombie Paintball, Petting Zoo, Pig Race & Pony Rides and NEW!!! (Zip Line) Mag's Bee Line.  CLICK HERE   

PUMPKIN PATCH EXPRESS AND SCARY NIGHT TRAIN - Fri 5pm-9pm, Sat/Sun 1pm-9pm, Wales West Light Railway

Ride an authentic steam train to the Haunted Barn; enjoy the maze, kid-friendly pumpkin patch, hay ride, refreshments and bounce house. CLICK HERE    

TRICK OR TROT 5K & FUN RUN- Fri 6pm, Moulton Tower, USA Campus, Mobile

Come in costume for the run… and for the fun: games, food, music, jump houses,trick-or-treating, pumpkin decorating and much more!  Help raise money for renovation of the Pediatric Emergency Department at  USA Children’s & Women’s Hospital.    CLICK HERE   

BUDDY WALKSat 10am, Bienville Square, downtown Mobile

The Buddy Walk is a one-mile walk which celebrates the many abilities and accomplishments of people with Down Syndrome. Whether you have Down Syndrome, know someone who does or just want to show your support, join Buddy Walk 2018.  CLICK HERE    


HALLOWEEN (R)Laurie Strode comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.  Stars  Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak

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