Top 5 Things to Do in February

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

Photo by Jennie Tewell

February 1 – 25: Mardi Gras

Let the good times roll! Click here to view the complete 2020 parade schedule.

February 8: King Cake-Off

Government Plaza • 205 Government St.
11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Help decide who has the best king cake in town! Get your taste buds ready for a day of traditional and non-traditional King Cake tastings and cocktails as well as live music, a silent auction, kids activities and more. Tickets: $20 for adults, $5 for kids.

February 15: Battle of Mobile Bay 5K

Dauphin Island
8:30 a.m. Lace up for this Port City Pacers race on Dauphin Island. A cannon blast starts the race.

February 15: Mystic Mutts of Revelry

Fairhoper’s Community Park • Downtown Fairhope
3 p.m. Let the good times roll with your four-legged friend in this walking Mardi Gras parade for the canine population. This year’s parade theme is “Grease: Woof is the Word.” All proceeds from MMOR will benefit The Haven, Fairhope’s no-kill animal shelter.

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February 29: Orange Beach Seafood Festival & Car Show

Main Street • The Wharf, Orange Beach
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The festival features a full day of delicious food, 130 artists from throughout the South and music for the whole family on two stages. In addition, there will be a large Kids’ Zone with activities, a huge car show and a “Paws on Parade,” so make plans to bring your furry friend in costume! Admission is free.

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