Fall Festival Preview 2018

Welcome to fall festival season in the Port City! Use this guide to fill your social calendar with 10 of the best in food, music, film and more.

Wharf Uncorked Food & Wine Festival

1. Dauphin Street Beer Festival

When: August 25, 2018 | 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Where: Downtown Mobile
What: Work your way down Dauphin Street in downtown Mobile, sampling more than 85 craft beers at participating bars and restaurants.
How much? $30

2. The Wharf Uncorked Food & Wine Festival

When: September 13 – 15, 2018
Where: The Wharf | Orange Beach
What: Three-day event featuring food and wine tastings, food demos, cooking competitions, a silent auction and more
How much? $40 for Kickoff Party & Chef Showdown, $60 for the Grand Tasting

3. Jubilee Festival of Arts

When: September 29 – 30, 2018
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: October 5 – 6, 2018
Where: Downtown Mobile
What: Two-day festival celebrating music, technology and Mobile’s unique culture. Lineup coming soon!
​How much? Free

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5. Alabama Coastal BirdFest

​When: October 3 – 6, 2018
Where: 5 Rivers for most events, some locations vary
What: A weekend of expertly guided birding trips, kayak tours, sunset cruises, birding and photo workshops and other activities
​How much? Individual activities range from $20 – $100. Total cost depends on number of activities selected.

6. Alabama Festival of Flavor

When: October 6, 2018 | 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? $10 for kids, $20 for adults and $60 for VIP

7. National Shrimp Festival

When: October 11 – 14, 2018
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 18 – 20, 2018 | 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 $5, weekend passes are available for $10 – $12

9. Fairhope Film Festival

When: November 8 – 11, 2018
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? Ticket prices TBA

10. Mobile International Festival

When: November 17, 2018 | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: The Grounds
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.

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