Best Bets, Mobile/Pensacola Weekend Events 10/26-10/28

10/26- 10/28


MAKING STRIDES AGAINST BREAST CANCER WALK- Sat 6:45am (Registration); 8:00am (Walk), Bienville Square, downtown Mobile

Put on something pink and join us in the fight against breast cancer, with the American Cancer Society.  This 3 and a half mile walk brings people together to make a difference for everyone who has been touched by breast cancer.  CLICK HERE   

WOOFSTOCKSat 3pm-11pm, Serda Brewing, Government St, downtown Mobile

Woofstock is changing locations this year, taking over the grounds of Serda Brewing Co. - a full city block and will have activities for ALL ages. Join the Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) for beer, music, and tons of Halloween fun! Bring your pooch and be sure to enter the doggy costume contest. 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   

GREATER GULF STATE FAIRFri Oct 26- Sun Nov 4, The Grounds, west Mobile

This year’s theme is “How the West was Fun.”   Enjoy the largest midway on the Gulf Coast, along with the Rhinestone Roper Show, World of Wonders and The Escape Explosion.   This Saturday, see Josh Turner at 7:30pm.   CLICK HERE     

PENSACOLA INTERSTATE FAIR- Thurs Oct 18- Sun Oct 28, Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds

There is always something fun and exciting to see at the Fair!  This Friday night, see White Tie Rock Ensemble – Presents A Tribute To Led Zeppelin at 7:30.  Saturday night, see Craig Campbell at 7:30.  All shows are FREE with admission into the Fair. Each day features a different discounted admission special at the Fair.   CLICK HERE   


FLORIDA vs GEORGIASat 2:30pm, Gainesville, CLICK HERE    

FLORIDA  STATE vs CLEMSONSat 11am, Tallahassee, CLICK HERE   


US AGAINST THE WORLD: MANN FAMILY TOUR- Thurs 7pm, Mobile Civic Center

The Us Against the World Mann Family Tour will feature David, Tamela, son David Mann, Jr., and daughter Tia Mann, sharing an evening of music, comedy, and family entertainment.  CLICK HERE   

RILEY GREENThurs 7:30pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE   

DON FELDER, FORMERLY OF THE EAGLESSun 7:30pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE   

NEWSBOYS- Sat 6pm, Pensacola Bay Center, CLICK HERE    

STYX- Fri 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE  

BRIAN McKNIGHT- Sat 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE   

HERE COME THE MUMMIES- Fri 8pm, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Biloxi, CLICK HERE   

KENNY G- Sat 8pm, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Biloxi, CLICK HERE   

UPCHURCH- Sun 8pm, Soul Kitchen, downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE    

LOST IN YONKERS- Fri/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   

SPOOKTACULAR SOIREE HALLOWEEN PARTY- Sat 7pm, Prestige Event Center, 7054 Howells Ferry Rd

BYOB and dress in your favorite Halloween Costume for the Spooktacular Soiree Halloween Party with The Tip Tops and DJ Root Dr, featuring a tribute to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin.  A portion of proceeds benefits the American Cancer Society.  CLICK HERE    

MOBILE WITCHES RIDE for DELTA DOGS- Sun 3:30 (Registration); 5:00 (Ride), Blind Mule, downtown Mobile

Get your best witch costume together and hop on your broom (aka your bicycle -decorate that too!) for a 3-mile, easy paced bike parade around downtown Mobile and DeTonti Square. The fun will end in a fabulous block party with music, libations, and food available from local food trucks and The Blind Mule.  Proceeds benefit Delta Dogs  a local non-profit that provides free spay/neuter and veterinary care to the pets of Mobile's community in need.  CLICK HERE    

HALLOWEEN AT THE EXPLOREUMSat 10am-2pm, Gulf Coast Exploreum, downtown Mobile

Family friendly activities and demos will be inspired by animation while exploring the amazing world of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Enjoy creative flip books, bat crafts, yummy banana mummies, ghost orbs, spooky sounds of a Theremin, games, cartoons and more!!  CLICK HERE   

BOO AT BELLINGRATH- Sat 11am-2pm, Bellingrath Gardens, Theodore

Dress up your little ghosts and goblins and enjoy a day full of Halloween fun at Bellingrath! The Gardens will be filled with spooky and fun inflatables, and local businesses and organizations will set up numerous treat stations to hand out candy and trinkets to guests of all ages.  CLICK HERE   

GULFQUEST presents FREE MOVIE ON THE PROMENADE:  COCOFri 6:30pm, GulfQuest Maritime Museum, downtown Mobile

Grab a blanket or chair and join GulfQuest for a movie outside on the Riverfront Promenade.  CLICK HERE   

SPOOKY MOVIE ON THE LAWN: PARANORMANSat 2pm; movie starts 7:30pm, The Wharf, Orange Beach

Gather on the Marina Lawn for an evening of spell-casting, cinematic fun. Come down before the movie and enjoy a hayride and other family-friendly activities Come dressed in costume and trick or treat at participating shops beginning at 2pm.  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 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 DUCKS- Fri/Sat/Sun 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 MAZESat 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    

FULL MOON CATTLE CO PCA CHAMPIONSHIP RODEOFri/Sat 7:30pm, Carol Hodgson Arena, Bay Minette

Two nights of high-energy, professional cowgirls and cowboys competing to qualify for the PCA FINALS! The cast  of The Cowboy Way will be there, including Cody Harris.  CLICK HERE   


HUNTER KILLER (R) An untested American submarine captain teams with U.S. Navy Seals to rescue the Russian president, who has been kidnapped by a rogue general.  Stars Gerard Butler, Gary Oldman, Common

INDIVISIBLE (PG13)INDIVISIBLE is the extraordinary true story of Army Chaplain Darren Turner and his wife Heather. When war etches battle scars on their hearts, they face one more battle: the fight to save their marriage. One marriage, one family, under God.  Stars Justin Bruening, Sarah Drew, Jason George

JOHNNY ENGLISH STRIKES AGAIN (PG)After a cyber-attack reveals the identity of all of the active undercover agents in Britain, Johnny English is forced to come out of retirement to find the mastermind hacker. Stars Rowan Atkinson, Emma Thompson

TEA WITH THE DAMESWhat happens when four legends of British stage and screen get together? Dame Maggie Smith, Dame Judi Dench, Dame Eileen Atkins, and Dame Joan Plowright are longtime friends who hereby invite you to join them for a weekend in the country as they catch up with one another, reminisce, and share their candid, delightfully irreverent thoughts on everything from art to aging to love to a life lived in the spotlight.  Now showing at the Crescent Theater in downtown Mobile.   

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