Mobile Government

Special Events

Mobile, AL

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Main Contact: 251-208-1550

The function of the Special Events Department is to increase the quality of life for the citizens of Mobile by offering quality special activities and community events. Office activities are aimed at improving the quality of existing special events in Mobile by working with presenting organizations. The office also responds to community needs by producing new public events and works to bring greater awareness of these events and to standardize service request decisions and procedures.


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Frequently Asked Questions

  • When is BayFest?
    BayFest is the first full weekend in October of each year.


  • How can I be a vendor for an event?
    The City of Mobile does not normally contract with vendors. To be a vendor, you must contact the event producing organization, have a city business license and the proper health certificates for food and drink vendors.


  • What's happening in Mobile this weekend, next week, or a specific holiday?
    Please check the Calendar of Events by clicking the Calendar of Events icon on the top of this page.


  • What's happening in Mobile this weekend, next week, or a specific holiday?
    Please check the Calendar of Events by clicking the Calendar of Events icon on the top of this page.