The Nutcracker Enchants


Each December, for a couple of days, a classic holiday story comes to life!  Performed by the Mobile Ballet Company, The Nutcracker continues to be a holiday tradition for the entire family!

The Nutcracker is performed at the Mobile Civic Center at the following showtimes:

December 10 — 2:30 p.m and 7:30 p.m.

December 11 — 2:30 p.m.

For tickets click, here!



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5 Reasons To Celebrate the Holidays in Mobile

Historic Homes.

Take a tour of some of the most beautiful historic homes Mobile has to offer that are decked out for the holidays.


All of the lights.

It wouldn’t be the holiday season if you didn’t walk through the breathtaking light displays at Bellingrath Gardens and Home or drive through Christmas Nights of Lights.

A Bellingrath Christmas

Ice skating with a view. 

Riverside Ice is back and there’s nothing like ice skating under the twinkling lights along the Mobile River.


Jingle Cruise.

Embark on a cheerful holiday adventure as you roll through the streets of downtown Mobile, singing holiday classics and splashing into the Mobile River.


Elf Up. 

We want you to put on your best Elf attire and join the best Elf party…ever.  Elfapalooza, of course!


And, there’s so much more where that came from!

For where to stay in Mobile, click HERE.

For what to eat in Mobile, click HERE.

For what do with the kiddos, click HERE.

For a TON of additional fun you can have in Mobile, click HERE.

Happy Holidays!

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Holiday KID Fun!

 The holidays are such a special time and are packed with so many festive activities to do with your families.  Have you read our Festive Reasons to Celebrate the Holidays in Mobile yet?

Once you’ve read that, here are even more fun things you can do with your family this holiday season in Mobile!

Arctic Express – Now until December 24

Enjoy over one million lights, steam train rides to visit Santa, refreshments, mini train rides, bounce house, pony rides, petting zoo and much more to celebrate the holiday season while you’re in Mobile.

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Movie in the Square – December 2

Grab your blankets and chairs and get cozy up for a holiday movie under the stars!


Gingerbread Jamboree at Bellingrath Gardens and Home – December 4

Bring your kids to Bellingrath’s first-ever Gingerbread Jamboree and create a new holiday tradition together, decorating cookies and then touring Magic Christmas in Lights.

Playhouse in the Park presents Babes in Toyland – December 7

Follow Mary Contrary, Tom-Tom and many Mother Goose characters through amazing adventures as they help save Christmas!

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Holiday Extravaganza – December 10

Kids can test out their skills in a Gingerbread House decorating contest and enjoy holiday storytelling, music, cookies and cider and of course–Santa!

Holiday Extravaganza

Winter Wonderland – December 17

Enjoy a holiday market, arts and crafts, fun activities, music, dance performances


The Charlie Brown Jazz Christmas Concert-December 17

The Charlie Brown Jazz Christmas has become a holiday tradition in Mobile. Kids, families and music lovers flock to this concert every year to hear the mastery of Vince Guaraldi’s classic “A Charlie Brown Christmas.”


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