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 23- Feb 25

PENSACON- Fri 1pm-8pm; Sat 10am-6pm; Sun 10am-5pm, Pensacola Bay Center 

Pensacon is an all-inclusive pop culture convention for the fan community, spanning the genres of comics, anime, sci-fi, horror, gaming, and fantasy. 

Celebrity guests include Vicki Lawrence (as Mama!), Clint Howard, Ron Perlman, Lou Ferrigno, Barry Bostwick and more! Cosplay encouraged (and yes, there is a costume contest Saturday for adultsSunday for kids).  CLICK HERE   

MOBILE BOAT SHOW - Fri/Sat 10am-7pm, Sun 10am-5pm, Mobile Convention Center

Visit the largest indoor boat show in Alabama! The 2024 show will feature a great selection of boats, motors, personal watercraft, and marine accessories. In addition to a huge selection of boats, there are special events for the whole family to enjoy, like trout pond fishing, Marine Resource touch tables, and Twiggy the Skiing Squirrel.  CLICK HERE   

VINTAGE MARKET DAYS OF MOBILE - Fri/Sat/Sun 10am-4pm, The Grounds, West Mobile

Vintage Market Days is an upscale vintage-inspired market featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, outdoor furnishings consumable yummies, seasonal plantings and a little more. CLICK HERE   

FORT MORGAN OYSTER FEST- Sat/Sun 11am-3pm, The Beach Club Resort & Spa, Gulf Shores

It’s Happiness on a Half Shell, with food, fun and more at the Annual Fort Morgan Oyster Fest. Participate in the Shucking Contest, win prizes in the first Annual Cornhole Tournament, listen to live music, and eat plenty of oysters all day long. CLICK HERE   

ORANGE BEACH SEAFOOD FESTIVAL & CAR SHOW- Sat 10am-4pm, The Wharf, Orange Beach

Start your engines and bring the whole family out to enjoy arts and crafts vendors, delicious seafood, live music + entertainment stages, as well as dozens of classic and hot rod vehicles to “ooh” and “aah” over. The kiddos will have multiple options for entertainment in the Kid’s Zone. All proceeds from this event hosted by the City of Orange Beach will support the Makos Academics Arts & Athletics Club (MAAAC) and Orange Beach schools. Free admission; $2 donation for parking.  CLICK HERE    

DIANA KRALL- Thurs 7:30pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE

ASHLEY McBRYDE- Sat 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE    

DISTURBED- Sat 7pm, Mississippi Coast Coliseum, Biloxi, CLICK HERE   

HISS GOLDEN MESSENGER, COLOR GREEN- Fri 8pm, Soul Kitchen, Downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE

PECOS & THE ROOFTOPS- Sat 8pm, Soul Kitchen, Downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE 

WHITE TIE ROCK ENSEMBLE presents A TRIBUTE TO PINK FLOYD- Fri/Sat 7:30pm, OWA Theater, OWA Parks & Resort, Foley, CLICK HERE   

BROADWAY IN PENSACOLA: COME FROM AWAY- Thurs/Fri 7:30pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre

COME FROM AWAY takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships. CLICK HERE   

DANCING WITH THE STARS LIVE - Fri 8pm, Beau Rivage Biloxi

Dancing with the Stars is back on tour with a dazzling, high energy, brand-new live production. This year's all-new stage show features your favorite professional dancers from the hit TV series.  CLICK HERE 

TV Land Awards 2003

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