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Fall Festival Preview 2017

Welcome to fall festival season in the Port City! Use this guide to fill your social calendar with 10 of the best in food, music, film and more.

1065 Music Festival

1065 Music Festival

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1. Dauphin Street Beer Festival

When: August 26, 2017 // 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Where: Downtown Mobile
What: Live local bands, children’s activities, festival food and college football on the big screen
How much? $30

2. The Wharf Uncorked Food & Wine Festival

When: September 14 - 16, 2017
Where: The Wharf // Orange Beach
What: Three-day event featuring food and wine tastings, food demos, cookbook signings, cooking competitions, live and silent auctions and more
How much? $35 for VIP Kickoff Party, $60 for the Grand Tasting

3. Jubilee Festival of Arts

When: September 23 - 24, 2017
Where: Olde Towne Daphne
What: Live local bands, cooking demonstrations, local artwork and jewelry, children’s activities and festival food
How much? Free

4. 1065 Festival

When: September 29 - October 1, 2017
Where: Downtown Mobile
What: Three days of live music from St. Paul & the Broken Bones, Cage the Elephant, Blackberry Smoke, Judah & The Lion, Wet Willie, Muscadine Bloodline and more
​How much? Free

5. Alabama Coastal BirdFest

​When: October 4 - 7, 2017
Where: 5 Rivers for most events, some locations vary
What: A weekend of expertly guided birding trips, kayak tours, sunset cruises, an adventure to alligator alley, birding and photo workshops and other activities
​How much? Individual activities range from $15 - $80. Total cost depends on number of activities selected.

6. Alabama Festival of Flavor

When: October 7, 2017 // Noon - 5 p.m.
Where: Downtown Foley
What: Sample beer, wine and various food items from local food trucks and world renowned chefs
​How much? $5 for 5 tastings, $10 for 15 tastings, $15 for 25 tastings, and $60 for a VIP ticket

7. National Shrimp Festival

When: October 12 - 15, 2017
Where: Gulf Shores
What: Arts, crafts, shopping, live music and some of the tastiest shrimp creations the Gulf Coast has to offer
​How much? Admission is free. Food, beverages and other items are available for purchase.

8. Greek Fest

When: October 19 - 21, 2017 // 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Where: Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church
What: Live Greek music, a local marketplace, performances by Hellenic Dancers and authentic Greek food, drinks and desserts
​How much? Admission is $2 per person

9. Fairhope Film Festival

When: November 9 - 12, 2017
Where: Downtown Fairhope
What: A film lover’s festival, offering participants the opportunity to see award-winning films at various venues over a four-day period. Directors, actors and screenwriters will participate in the screenings both in person and via live electronic transmission.
​How much? $40 - $75 

10. Mobile International Festival

When: November 18, 2017 // 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Where: Mobile Civic Center
What: A celebration of cultures from all across the globe including food, art, music, crafts and entertainment from drummers, dancers, acrobats and more
​How much? $12 for adults. Children 12 and under are free with a ticketed adult.

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