5650 Tillmans Corner Pkwy.
Mobile, AL 36619
Phone: (251) 666-6604
Fax: (251) 666-0710
A popular baseball stadium in Mobile, Hank Aaron Stadium, hosts Mobile BayBears—professional team that plays for the Southern League. This fairly big stadium stands for a capacity of 6,000. The stadium also hosts Hank Aaron High School Baseball Classic representing Mobile County and the high school teams playing from Baldwin County.
This University of South Alabama's event center plays host to a variety of college and community events throughout the year.
Located at the Southeast corner inside the University of Alabama, Laidlaw Performing Arts Center is home to Mobile Chamber Music Society. All theater performances take place at Laidlaw Performing Arts Center. Yearly around 30 concerts and recitals are scheduled. Check the website for upcoming performances and for tickets and passes. All concerts are held at Laidlaw Performing Arts Center unless mentioned.
Welcome to Mitchell Center at University of South Alabama. Apart from the usual university programs, this place also organizes various concerts and basketball tournaments. With over 10,000 seats available for basketball tournaments and over 7,000 for concerts, this place has witnessed some of the most spectacular events and will continue to do so in the near future. From convocations to concerts, this place organizes it all and how! Do visit their website to check the forthcoming events.
Ladd Peebles Stadium is one of the premier stadiums in Mobile that hosts major outdoor events like football. This more than half-a-century-old stadium also provides for place to hold significant events like high school graduations, car exhibitions, boxing matches, concerts by famous singers and performers and circuses. Ladd Peebles Stadium is indeed one of the most sought after places in Mobile to enjoy events at leisure.
Joe Jefferson playhouse, named after a famous 19th-century thespian, was first founded in 1947. It moved from its original location to its current spot in 1967. Throughout the years, it has delighted local residents with productions like Little Women and Angel Street. The theater is partially volunteer-run, and depends on the community to put on shows.
Greater Gulf State Fairgrounds (GGSF) is a fun mode to showcase agricultural developments, agri-products and livestock. The fair is devoted to the community serving the nation with the most basic of things—food. There's also a provision for a number of fun-activities like rides and rodeo here. Be it candy apples, cotton candy, chicken-sticks or delicious mustard corn dogs, all the grub at this fair is simply heavenly. Also, the earlier you buy tickets, the more you save. GGSF promises loads of fun for all.
Located south of the city center, Callaghan's Irish Social Club is an idyllic old world respite from the modern bars that have sprung up across the town. Apart from its traditional bar ambiance, what brings the crowd in is its selection of delicious burgers and great beers and its Sunday brunch. On select nights the bar even hosts bands for entertaining live music.
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.
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.
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.
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.