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, Feb 2- Feb 4


Get all the info on parades and more from Mobile Mask!


 6:30 p.m. - Order of Polka Dots (Mobile, Route A)


 6:30 p.m. - Order of Inca (Mobile, Route A)

 6:45 p.m. - Apollo's Mystic Ladies (Daphne)


1 p.m. - Mobile Mystics, Mobile Mystical Revelers, Mobile Mystical Friends (Mobile, Route A)

1 p.m. - Navarre Beach Mardi Gras Parade

2 p.m. - OWA Puppy Pet Parade (Foley)

3 p.m. - Mystic Mutts of Revelry (Fairhope)

6:30 p.m. - Knights of Ecor Rouge (Fairhope)

6:30 p.m. - Maids of Mirth (Mobile, Route G), Order of Butterfly Maidens, Krewe of Marry Mates (Mobile, Route A)


 6:30 p.m. - Neptune's Daughters, Order of Isis (Mobile, Route A)


REESE’S SENIOR BOWL- Sat 12 noon, Hancock Whitney Stadium, USA campus, Mobile

The Reese’s Senior Bowl is widely regarded as the preeminent college football all-star game and the first stage in the NFL Draft process. The longest continual-running all-star game has taken place in Mobile the past 74 years. This is the 75th Senior Bowl and the 75th Anniversary Team Legends will be on hand to celebrate. CLICK HERE   


SENIOR BOWL MARDI GRAS PLAYER PARADE- Fri 6 p.m., Downtown Mobile Entertainment District, Dauphin St

Join us on the parade route from the Renaissance Hotel® on Royal Street and then west on St. Francis past Bienville Square for the annual Mardi Gras player parade, along with local high school marching bands, Senior Bowl players in their college jerseys, college mascots, local dignitaries and NFL cheerleaders!

SENIOR BOWL FAN FEST- Sat 9:30 a.m., Hancock Whitney Stadium, USA campus

Fan Fest will be located on the southwest lawn of Hancock Whitney Stadium! This fun zone will include food, inflatables, yard games and other family-fun activities. Stop by for a quick bite, meet the New Orleans Saints Cheer Krewe and college mascots from across the country.

AMERICAN IDOL SEASON 19 WINNER CHAYCE BECKHAM - Sat 10:45am, just outside Hancock-Whitney Stadium on the iHeart stage (South Lawn)

Free concert before kick-off, courtesy of 95KSJ and Wheelhouse Records.  


Get ready for an adrenaline-pumping postgame celebration Saturday, as the Senior Bowl concludes with the FREE Counting Crows Concert!


KANSAS: ANOTHER FORK IN THE ROAD 50th Anniversary Tour - Fri 7:30 pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE    

JOSH TURNER: GREATEST HITS TOUR - Sat 7:30pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE    

DYLAN MARLOWE - Thurs 8pm, Soul Kitchen, Downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE  

KOLBY COOPER, PAYTON SMITH- Sat 8:30pm, Soul Kitchen, Downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE  

RODNEY CARRINGTON- Fri/Sat 8pm, Beau Rivage Biloxi, CLICK HERE   

OWA KREWE DU KIDZ MASQUERADE STREET PARTY- Sat 4pm-6:30pm, Downtown OWA, OWA Parks & Resort, Foley

From Moon Pie Bingo to mask decorating and Mardi Gras-themed glitter tattoos, every corner of this carnival is full of family-friendly activities for young revelers. CLICK HERE   

FIRST FRIDAY ARTWALK- Fri 6pm-8pm, Downtown Fairhope

Stroll the streets of Downtown Fairhope and enjoy special activities and live music at shops and art galleries. Check out the new exhibit at the Eastern Shore Art Center, along with live music. CLICK HERE   

LIVING HISTORY CREW DRILL AT THE BATTLESHIP- Sat 8 a.m.- 3 p.m., USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park

Historical reenactors, dressed in WWII period Navy uniforms, will be aboard the USS ALABAMA and USS DRUM demonstrating what life aboard ship was like during wartime.

The big event of the day happens at 1:00 p.m. when “Call to Battle Stations” is sounded. Grab a spot on the bow of the USS ALABAMA and watch as vintage enemy aircraft fly over and attack the ship. CLICK HERE   

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME - Fri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2:30pm, February 2-18, Pensacola Little Theatre

Set in Swindon and London, the story is visually told through the mind of 15-year-old Christopher John Francis Boone, a mathematical genius with an unspecified autism spectrum disorder. The show is a mystery surrounding the death of Wellington, his neighbor’s dog, after Christopher finds the dog speared with a garden fork.  CLICK HERE   

GEES BEND- Fri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm, Jan 19th-Feb 4th, Joe Jefferson Playhouse, Mobile

Gee’s Bend is the story of the Pettway women, quilters from the isolated community of Gee’s Bend, Alabama. Beginning in 1939, the play follows Alice, her daughters Sadie and Nella, and Sadie’s husband, Macon, through segregation, family strife, and the Civil Rights movement.  CLICK HERE    

DOUBLE BRIDGE RUN- Sat 15K - 2/3 7:00AM, Maritime Park, Downtown Pensacola; 

5K - 2/3 8:30AM, next to Gulf Breeze High School football field, Gulf Breeze

One of the premier 15K races in the country, the course carries runners over two bridges, across Pensacola Bay and Santa Rosa Sound. For the first time this year, the run will go over the fully completed Pensacola Bay Bridge!  CLICK HERE   


The Ice Flyers play Birmingham on Friday and Macon on Saturday. CLICK HERE    


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