Fall Festival Preview 2017

1. Dauphin Street Beer Festival

When: August 26, 2017 // 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Where: Downtown Mobile
What: Live local bands, children’s activities, festival food and college football on the big screen
How much? $30

2. The Wharf Uncorked Food & Wine Festival

When: September 14 – 16, 2017
Where: The Wharf // Orange Beach
What: Three-day event featuring food and wine tastings, food demos, cookbook signings, cooking competitions, live and silent auctions and more
How much? $35 for VIP Kickoff Party, $60 for the Grand Tasting

3. Jubilee Festival of Arts

When: September 23 – 24, 2017
Where: Olde Towne Daphne
What: Live local bands, cooking demonstrations, local artwork and jewelry, children’s activities and festival food
How much? Free

4. 1065 Festival

When: September 29 – October 1, 2017
Where: Downtown Mobile
What: Three days of live music from St. Paul & the Broken Bones, Cage the Elephant, Blackberry Smoke, Judah & The Lion, Wet Willie, Muscadine Bloodline and more
​How much? Free

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5. Alabama Coastal BirdFest

​When: October 4 – 7, 2017
Where: 5 Rivers for most events, some locations vary
What: A weekend of expertly guided birding trips, kayak tours, sunset cruises, an adventure to alligator alley, birding and photo workshops and other activities
​How much? Individual activities range from $15 – $80. Total cost depends on number of activities selected.

6. Alabama Festival of Flavor

When: October 7, 2017 // Noon – 5 p.m.
Where: Downtown Foley
What: Sample beer, wine and various food items from local food trucks and world renowned chefs
​How much? $5 for 5 tastings, $10 for 15 tastings, $15 for 25 tastings, and $60 for a VIP ticket

7. National Shrimp Festival

When: October 12 – 15, 2017
Where: Gulf Shores
What: Arts, crafts, shopping, live music and some of the tastiest shrimp creations the Gulf Coast has to offer
​How much? Admission is free. Food,  beverages and other items are available for purchase.

8. Greek Fest

When: October 19 – 21, 2017 // 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Where: Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church
What: Live Greek music, a local marketplace,  performances by Hellenic Dancers and authentic Greek food, drinks and desserts
​How much? Admission is $2 per person

9. Fairhope Film Festival

When: November 9 – 12, 2017
Where: Downtown Fairhope
What: A film lover’s festival, offering participants the opportunity to see award-winning films at various venues over a four-day period. Directors, actors and screenwriters will participate in the screenings both in person and via live electronic transmission.
​How much? $40 – $75 

10. Mobile International Festival

When: November 18, 2017 // 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Where: Mobile Civic Center
What: A celebration of cultures from all across the globe including food, art, music, crafts and entertainment from drummers, dancers, acrobats and more
​How much? $12 for adults. Children 12 and under are free with a ticketed adult.

mobilebaymag.com staff

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