Quality Inn Downtown Historic District
255 Church Street
Mobile, AL 36602
Phone: (251) 433-6923
Fax: (251) 433-8869
The Mobile Carnival Museum is located in downtown Mobile and was established in 2005. The museum attempts to show the history of the Mardi Gras or the carnival that has been taking place in Mobile from past 300 years. The exhibits try to explain the evolution of the carnival from the ancient ages to the present day. A lot of exquisite things from the past celebrations of Mardi Gras have been put up at the museum for visitors. Apart from being a museum, the facility is also available on rental basis for private events like parties, meetings or conferences. For rental rates and bookings please refer the website.
This downtown nightclub and bar is great to visit anytime of week. Special events like bingo, DJ performances, drag shows, and more keep the party going, even after the weekend is done. Downstairs, you'll find a bar and lounge space for relaxing and conversing. Upstairs, the dance floor gets packed on weekends.
This entertainment center not only hosts a range of events, but it does so in three different facilities: the arena, theater and exposition hall. Not only will you find different events happening simultaneously, but at times, a single event may monopolize all three joined buildings. Whether you prefer opera, ballet, symphony, sports or concerts, you won't be disapointed with the selections. From the Mobile Opera to Cats to the Ebony Fasion Fair, this is The place to find culture in Mobile.
A complete art form, opera has everything—singers, soloists, chorus, dancers, orchestra, costumes, scenery, choreography, etc. that will make even a dull drab play very interesting. Mobile Opera was the 15th company to open in America. Over the years the establishment has encouraged many young talents. They have had the opportunity to perform with the Metropolitan Opera, New York City Opera, San Francisco Opera and at European festivals. Educational programs and scholarships for young and undiscovered talent are also conducted.
The Saenger Theatre has been a staple in Mobile for many years, and plays host to a large number of live performances. The Saenger hosts movies, plays, dance performances, concerts, and more. Tickets and information on upcoming events can be found online or at the box office.
Discover some of the best live music with local bands at this eclectic venue that often hosts performances from new and established artists. To keep you charged during the acts you’ll find an excellent drink selection. The venue frequently sees popular artists making an appearance and is one of the best spots to catch live music in the city.
Crescent Theater is a charming venue that is Mobile's sole independent art-house theater. From foreign films to art films and documentaries, you will not have a problem finding a movie that suits you.
More than just your regular neighborhood bar, Grand Central has live entertainment. This venue hosts a lot of live music acts throughout the week. With a parapet-like balcony overlooking the street, this establishment has two bars and a concert space in the back. Catch diverse live performances by electrifying bands and enjoy beer by the bottle, pitchers or a keg! Come with friends since they have bulk discounts on drinks specials. This place will ensure you have fun, every minute of the night.
There is no better way to entice your kids into watching an educational film than to have them inside an IMAX theater - except the IMAX Dome Gulf Coast Exploreum is anything but your average movie theater. Whereas most IMAX screens are flat, this theater has a domed screen that encircles the audience and places them smack-dab in the middle of all the action. Movies are constantly changing and are appropriate for all ages.
Alabama Music Box is a great place to experience Mobile’s local art scene. This bar and live music venue is a popular haunt among locals and visitors alike. Enjoy a drink to the tunes of touring bands and regional artists in a trendy ambiance. Previous line-ups have featured the likes of Spirit Animal, Baak Gwai, Black Flag and The Ghost Wolves. This happening place occasionally hosts an array of art exhibitions.
This café is a favorite with locals and a sure-shot winner when it comes to the cool quotient. A chilled out atmosphere, scrumptious hand-crafted thin crust pizzas, tasty sandwiches and tempting signature cocktails make this place a regular hang-out for locals and tourists. Extremely popular with Mardi Gras parade goers, the place has a very New Orleans decor and feel. Try the Sicilian style pizza or the Muffaletta.
Arthur R. Outlaw Mobile Convention Center, more commonly known as the 'Mobile Convention Center', caters to the various social events—right from weddings, banquets, and reunions to corporate meetings and other official functions. The Convention Center has a ballroom, meeting room, lobby, exhibition hall and outdoor terraces to cater to its clients. What is even more impressive is the arrangement of medical emergencies and provision of health-care officials upon request. This place is conveniently located within easy reach from several important places like the Mobile Regional Airport in the city.