Top 10 Things to Do in March

Mark your calendars with this month's top local events you won't want to miss.

Callaghan’s St. Patrick’s Day Street Party

March 6 – 7: Tee Off Fore a Cure

Lakewood Golf Club • Point Clear
Hit the links for this event benefiting patients and cancer research at Children’s of Alabama. Don’t miss the pre-party on Friday evening featuring food, an upscale silent auction and live music from The Modern Eldorados.

March 7: American Cancer Society Chili Cook-off

Mardi Gras Park • Downtown Mobile
11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Bring your appetite to this spicy competition for the best chili in the Port City! Tickets: $10 in advance, $15 at the gate. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society.

March 14: Callaghan’s St. Patrick’s Day Street Party

Callaghan’s Irish Social Club • 916 Charleston St.
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with live music, beer and hundreds of your closest friends at Callaghan’s Irish Social Club.

March 20 – 22: Fairhope Arts & Crafts Festival

Downtown Fairhope
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily.
 Spend the weekend viewing art from more than 230 exhibitors from across the country while enjoying delicious food and live entertainment. Admission is free.

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March 21: Mobtown Mac ‘N Cheese Fest

Cathedral Square • Downtown Mobile
Noon – 3 p.m. Who has Mobile’s best bowl of creamy goodness? You be the judge! Tickets: $12 in advance, $15 day of event. Proceeds benefit United Cerebral Palsy of Mobile.

March 25: Bay Bites Food Truck Festival

Cooper Riverside Park • Downtown Mobile
5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Support Mobile Baykeeper’s efforts for clean water, clean air, and healthy communities by savoring food from the best food trucks in the area. Admission: $10 – $15 (food sold separately)

March 26: Little Black Dress

Fort Whiting Auditorium • 1630 S Broad St.
6:30 p.m. See the latest fashion trends on stage at this annual cocktail party and runway show benefiting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mobile. General admission tickets are $100. Guests must be at least 21 years old, and cocktail attire is required.

March 26 – 29: Festival of Flowers

Providence Hospital Campus • 6701 Airport Blvd.
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thurs. – Sat., 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sun. The 27th annual festival will showcase gardens of Japanese influence designed by Dale Speetjens of Shipshape Urban Farms. You will stroll through a bamboo forest to locally landscaped gardens that demonstrate their historical evolution and impact on modern design. Tickets: $12 – $150 (gala).

March 28: Azalea Trail Run

Downtown Mobile
8 a.m. 10-K, 8:15 a.m. 5-K; 9:30 a.m. fun run. 
Thousands of runners race down the oak-shaded streets of downtown Mobile in this run presented by the Port City Pacers.

March 28: Downtown Cajun Cook-off

Cathedral Square • Downtown Mobile
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Feast on Cajun cuisine from local restaurants as part of this annual event benefiting the Child Advocacy Center. Tickets: $13 in advance online, $15 at the gate

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