Best Bets

Best Bets

Check your Best Bets before you make your weekend plans, so you don't miss out! We've got local events, concerts and more all along the Gulf Coast.Full Bio


Best Bets for the Weekend, Aug 18- Aug 20

ERIC CHURCH with special guests LAINEY WILSON & JACKSON DEAN - Thurs/Fri/Sat 7pm, Wharf Amphitheater, Orange Beach, CLICK HERE  

RYAN ADAMS & THE CARDINALS- Fri 8pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre, Downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE   

DESI BANKS - Sat 7pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre, Downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE   

CLINT BLACK- Sat 8pm, Hard Rock Live Biloxi, CLICK HERE    

CURREN$Y- Sat 9:30pm, Soul Kitchen, Downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE   

THE NEON QUEEN- A TRIBUTE TO ABBA- Fri/Sat 7pm, OWA Theater, OWA Parks & Resort, Foley, CLICK HERE    

2023 MAYOR’S CUP- Sat 12:30pm-5pm, Herndon-Sage Park, Mobile

City of Mobile Parks and Recreation and Teen Advisory Board presents an athletic showcase. Run, jump, or flip on over to participate in our fun exciting activities! Kickball, Basketball, Flag Football, Obstacle Course, Water Fight, plus live DJ, fun truck, and more! Free event. CLICK HERE   

GALLERY NIGHT PENSACOLA: WONDER YEARS- Fri 5pm-9pm, Downtown Pensacola

You can expect to see: 60+ Artist Vendors; Featured Artist FCAC’s Youth Art Program; A special Youth Entrepreneurial Zone; Food trucks and dozens of dining options; Legal Graffiti; Live music from local young musicians via the Youth Art Stage, and MUCH more! CLICK HERE   

MOBILE TIKI WEEK- Mon Aug 14- Sat Aug 19, various venues, Downtown Mobile

Enjoy a week of tropical drinks, eats, and events at Downtown’s finest, bars, restaurants, breweries, & coffee shops. CLICK HERE   


BRIDGET JONES’S DIARY- Thurs 7pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN - Sun 3pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre

Tickets may be purchased at the box office only. There are no online sales. The box office opens 2 hours prior to each film. You are encouraged to bring a donation item for United Cerebral Palsy of Mobile when you attend. Just drop your item off at the table in the lobby as you head for the popcorn! CLICK HERE   


THE HIDING PLACE: THE MUSICAL- Fri/Sat 7pm, Rex Theatre, Downtown Pensacola

Based on the classic book by Corrie ten Boom, this musical tells the true story of a simple family who hid Jews in their watch shop in Holland during the Nazi occupation.  CLICK HERE   

LITTLE WARS- Fri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2:30pm, Pensacola Little Theatre

This acclaimed all-female drama is set in a country home in the French Alps during the Second World War. A unique dinner party unites celebrated writers Agatha Christie, Lillian Hellman, Dorothy Parker, Gertrude Stein, and Alice B. Toklas ...along with a mysterious guest! Set during World War II, this gripping play offers a thrilling blend of historical drama and unexpected twists that will keep you on the edge of your seat. CLICK HERE   

COMMUNITY SAFETY DAY- Sat 4pm-8pm, Downtown OWA, OWA Parks & Resort, Foley

During this free event, guests will be able to learn from public safety officers, first responders, and many more through multiple interactive demonstrations and crafts. CLICK HERE  

BRIDES JUST WANNA HAVE FUN EXPO- Sun 1pm-4pm, Mobile Convention Center, Downtown Mobile

Door prizes, grand prizes and everything you can imagine to plan your perfect wedding. CLICK HERE   

PENSACOLA BLUE WAHOOS BASEBALL vs MONTGOMERY BISCUITS- Wed-Fri 6:35pm; Sat 6:05pm; Sun 4:05pm, Blue Wahoos Stadium

Promotions include Mullet Thursdays, Giveaway Fridays, Fireworks Saturdays, and Military/Family Sundays. CLICK HERE    

BEYOND VAN GOGH: THE IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE- Sun-Thurs 10am-8pm; Fri/Sat 10am-9pm (August 5th – September 9th), Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds

Step inside the works of post-Impressionist icon Vincent van Gogh! This stunningly exhibition blends over 300 of van Gogh’s most celebrated works with cutting-edge projection technology and a specially curated musical soundtrack to tell the story of one of history’s most enduring and influential artists in a completely unforgettable cinematic multimedia experience. CLICK HERE    

PALAFOX MARKET- Saturdays 9am-2pm, Palafox Market North, at Martin Luther King, Jr. Plaza, and Palafox Market South, at Plaza Ferdinand, downtown Pensacola

Fresh produce, live plants, baked goods, fine art and antiques are just a few of the items offered by the local small business owners who share their goods, knowledge and Southern hospitality. CLICK HERE   

CMA Fest 2023 - Day 3

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - JUNE 10: Eric Church performs on stage during day three of CMA Fest 2023 at Nissan Stadium on June 10, 2023 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)Photo: Jason Kempin / Getty Images Entertainment / Getty Images

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