Mobile Fall Festivals – Fall 2024 AL Events

Mobile International Festival - Mobile, AL - Nov 18 to Nov 18, 2023
Annual event that promotes understanding, acceptance, friendship, and appreciation for the rich diversity of the world’s cultures. Enjoy music and dance performances, sample food from around hte world, learn about and meet people from over 70 countries, and more.

Fairhope Tree Lighting Celebration - Fairhope, AL - Nov 16 to Nov 16, 2023

Fairhope Film Festival - Fairhope, AL - Nov 9 to Nov 12, 2023

World Food Championships - Orange Beach, AL - Nov 8 to Nov 12, 2023
An international cooking competition with top chefs and home cooks taking home prizes of approximately $300,000. Elite Qualifiers include PorktoberQue and Atlanta’s Burger Wars.

Fairhope Veterans Day Parade - Fairhope, AL - Nov 4 to Nov 4, 2023
Parade typically start at 10 a.m. with start/destination at the Fairhope Civic Center. Leading the parade will be Fairhope’s Veteran of the Year. The celebration continues in Henry George Park where a sunset prayer service will be held at the Veteran’s Memorial, Tears of Sorry, Tears of Joy.

Greater Gulf State Fair - Mobile, AL - Oct 27 to Nov 5, 2023
A fair for residents of South Alabama, Northwest Florida and Southeast Mississippi that was started in 1955 by the Mobile Jaycees.

Conecuh Sausage Festival - Evergreen, AL - Oct 21 to Oct 21, 2023
There will be arts & craft vendors, food vendors, Car Show, and a Children’s area. Admission to the Festival is FREE! The PCA Rodeo and SERFI Fly-in will also be during this time.

Eastern Shore Jubilee Festival - Daphne, AL - Oct 21 to Oct 22, 2023
This festival celebrates the fine arts culture of the area. You’ll experience art in many forms: culinary art, fine art, kids’ art, performance art and an eclectic mix of talent we call Southern Makers.” They also welcome amateur and professional chefs seeking to qualify for the World Food Championships! It is also one of the few places in the world to experience the natural phenomenon of a jubilee.

National Shrimp Festival - Gulf Shores, AL - Oct 12 to Oct 15, 2023
50th anniversary. Fresh from the Gulf seafood during this four-day event that attracts over 300,000 people. More than 80 hours of musical entertainment featuring a lineup of national, regional and local acts with blues, Motown, southern rock, jazz, zydeco and country. 50 local and regional vendors have food lining the boardwalk at the public beach with mouth-watering delights. 200 pounds of shrimp per day will be prepared by some of the area’s best chefs in their award-winning recipes and given away for people to sample at different tasting times that will be posted on the outside of the sponsor tent. Activities this year include Outdoor World and Singing for Scholarships. Families can enter the Annual Sand Sculpture Contest on Saturday. Kids can take part in the Children’s Activity Village, including face-painting, karaoke and much more. Runners and walkers can enter the 10K and 5K races. Art lovers will have almost 200 booths of fine art and arts and crafts vendors.

Alabama Coastal BirdFest - Fairhope, AL - Oct 4 to Oct 7, 2023
Great for birders of all experience levels, with lots of workshops, speakers, trips, conservation Expo, and more. Various venues across Baldwin and Mobile counties will host, and workshops will be held at Five Rivers Delta Center.

Bike MS Tour de Beach - Gulf Shores, AL - Sep 30 to Oct 1, 2023
Bike MS is more than a ride. It’s an experience grounded in camaraderie and marked by passion, inspiration, determination and pure enjoyment. It will be an experience you’ll never forget, shared with new friends and old.

Elberta German Sausage Festival - Elberta, AL - Oct 29 to Oct 29, 2022
A bi-annual fundraiser that benefits the Elberta Volunteer Fire Department. The festival is held on the last Saturday of March and last Saturday of October. The fire department sells nearly 6,000 pounds of sausage and boasts nearly 30,000 visitors each festival. The festival is located in the Town Park in Elberta, AL. The park is right off of US HWY 98 at Chicago St. They have over 200 booth spaces and over 100 arts and crafts vendors. Admission is FREE!