Best Bets

Best Bets

Check your Best Bets before you make your weekend plans, so you don't miss out! We've got local events, concerts and more all along the Gulf Coast.Full Bio


Best Bets for the Weekend, March 23- March 25

BELLINGRATH GARDENS EASTER EGG HUNT- Sat 9am-12noon, Bellingrath Gardens, Theodore

It’s time to hunt for Easter Eggs at Bellingrath! 

Little ones aged 0-3 years and those with special needs have their dedicated session from 9 to 10:30 AM, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable experience. Ages 4-6 follow at 10 AM, and Ages 7+ at 10:15 AM.

The Easter Bunny will be there for visits and roaming photos throughout the event, plus crafts, corn hole and more! There’s also breakfast available.  CLICK HERE   

RUBBER DUCKY REGATTA- Sat 11am-4pm, Lake OWA, OWA Parks & Resort, Foley

Watch out for the big splash when thousands of “adopted” rubber duckies are dropped into the lake at OWA Parks & Resorts where they will race to the finish line during Rubber Ducky Regatta, 100% of the benefits go to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mobile. The first three ducks to cross the finish line will win some fabulous prizes for their owners! Adopt your ducks today!!  CLICK HERE  

BUNNIES & BASKETS- Sat March 23rd-Sat March 30th, daily 10am-6pm, Downtown OWA, OWA Parks & Resort, Foley

It’s Spring and that means it's time for Bunnies & Baskets! Join us for a week-long event full of family-friendly activities, including a Golden Egg Hunt in Tropic Falls, a Bonnet Decoration competition, photos with the Mr. Bunny, and much more!  CLICK HERE   

EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA AT THE EXPLOREUM- Sat 10am-2pm, Exploreum Science Center, Downtown Mobile

Easter egg hunt starts promptly at 10:30, so make sure you get here on time and are ready to hunt! Following the egg hunt are several EGG-citing STEM demonstrations in our labs like Egg in a Bottle and Liquid Nitrogen Egg Smash.  CLICK HERE

SPRING AT SEWARD FARMS- Sat 10am-3pm, March 23rd, March 30th and April 6th (no bunny or egg hunt April 6), Seward Farms, Lucedale

The farm will be open for Spring fun! Easter Egg Hunts, photos with the Easter bunny, pony rides, hay rides, cow train rides, mini golf and SO much more! Seward farms offers a safe, fun unique egg hunting experience for children ages 1 to 10 years old.  CLICK HERE    

CITY OF DAPHNE EASTER EGG DASH- Sat 9am-12noon, Trione Sports Complex, Daphne

Bring your Easter basket and get ready to dash! Plus, enjoy games, inflatables, music, food vendors and the Easter Bunny will be hopping by! CLICK HERE   

AUBRIEGH’S ARMY LEMON FACE GALA- Sat 6:30pm, Fort Whiting Armory, Mobile

Join Aubreigh's Army for our 6th Annual Lemon Face Gala! The Tribute band will be back and tickets will include food from Naman's Catering and of course our open bar including our signature Lemon Drop Martinis! We will also have our Amazing Silent Auction as well! CLICK HERE   

DOWNTOWN CAJUN COOK-OFF- Sat 10am-2pm, Cathedral Square, Downtown Mobile

Attendees can sample favorite Cajun dishes prepared by teams from local restaurants and bars. FOX10′s own Chief Meteorologist Jason Smith serves as honorary chairman on the event while local food enthusiasts and chefs serve as judges. The event supports the Child Advocacy Center. CLICK HERE    


AZALEA TRAIL RUN- Sat 7:45am-10:30am, Mardi Gras Park, Downtown Mobile

The Azalea Trail Run celebrates 46 years of running the streets of Mobile at its blooming best! The Azalea Trail Run offers 10K and 5K race courses, plus a 2K Fun Run/Walk. All races start and finish in downtown Mobile. CLICK HERE 

BEST OF THE BAY- Thurs 6pm-8pm, Daphne Civic Center

Daphne Spanish-Fort Kiwanis hosts the much-anticipated culinary event of the year – Best of the Bay 2024. This event brings together the best chefs in Baldwin County for a thrilling cook-off, while raising funds for the children of the community. CLICK HERE    

DISNEY ON ICE: FIND YOUR HERO- Fri 7pm; Sat 11am, 3pm, and 7pm; Sun 2pm, Pensacola Bay Center

Audiences will discover what it truly means to be a hero as Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and friends from around the Disney Kingdom come together to take families on a journey through timeless tales. CLICK HERE 


RILEY GREEN- Thurs 7:30pm, Mississippi Coast Coliseum, Biloxi, CLICK HERE    

TRAVIS TRITT- Fri 7:30pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE    

KATT WILLIAMS- Fri 8pm, Mobile Civic Center, CLICK HERE

LOS LOBOS- Fri 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE     

PETE DAVIDSON- Sat 7pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE          


MOBILE BALLET presents SLEEPING BEAUTY- Sat 7pm, Sun 2pm, Mobile Civic Center Theater

Tchaikovsky’s glorious score and a cast of fantastical characters will captivate audiences, in this new adaptation. The Saturday night performance will feature the Mobile Ballet Orchestra playing the iconic score live, led by conductor David Ott. CLICK HERE    

MOBILE OPERA presents RIGOLETTO- Fri 7:30pm, Sun 2:30pm, The Temple, Downtown Mobile

Rigoletto tries vainly to preserve the protective world of his daughter, Gilda, while he himself lives in the reality of the licentious court of the Duke of Mantua. His worlds collide when the Duke seduces the innocent Gilda. Rigoletto plots vengeance but love and sacrifice in the face of immorality turns the curse around to consume the avenger. Verdi’s darkly dramatic masterpiece is stunning in its pathos.  CLICK HERE   


Join the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra for a spectacular evening, featuring Sergei Prokofiev’s Fifth Symphony. CLICK HERE   

WATERWAY VILLAGE CONCERT SERIES: Jamell Richardson and Joslyn & The Sweer Compression- Thurs 5:30pm, East 24th Avenue, Gulf Shores

The City of Gulf Shores is thrilled to announce the Waterway Village Series, a FREE sixconcert series taking place this spring at East 24th Avenue. Residents and guests are invited to come out and enjoy

live music every Thursday at 5:30 p.m., beginning March 7 and continuing through April 11. Food trucks will be onsite at each event, and the Coastal Alabama Business Chamber will be selling beverages for all ages to enjoy. 


13 THE MUSICAL- Fri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2:30pm, March 8-March 24, Pensacola Little Theatre

After moving from New York City to Indiana, a 12-year-old navigates his parents' divorce, his impending bar mitzvah and his new school's social circles. Thirteen 13-year-olds navigate peer pressure, new friends, tolerance, and 8th grade. CLICK HERE  


ORANGE BEACH INVASION- Fri/Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 9am-3pm, The Wharf, Orange Beach

It’s one of the hottest car and truck shows on the Gulf Coast. Hot rods, lowered trucks and more from all over the U.S. and Canada will make their way to Orange Beach for the three-day affair. Free admission and parking. CLICK HERE   

USS ALABAMA LIVING HISTORY CREW DRILL- Sat 8am-3pm, USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park

Historical reenactors, dressed in WWII period Navy uniforms, will be aboard the USS ALABAMA and USS DRUM demonstrating what life aboard ship was like during wartime. The big event of the day happens at 1:00 p.m. when “Call to Battle Stations” is sounded. Grab a spot on the bow of the USS ALABAMA and watch as enemy aircraft fly over and attack the ship.  CLICK HERE    

PENSACOLA VEGFEST- Sat 11am-6pm, Community Maritime Park, Downtown Pensacola

Embrace the flavors of plant-based living and sustainable fun!  CLICK HERE    

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