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, Oct 20- Oct 22

JOE BULLARD WINE ON THE RIVER - Sat 5pm-8pm, Battleship Memorial Park, Mobile

Sample wine from national and international vineyards. Ticket price includes admission into the event, a souvenir tasting cup, all beverage samples, food samples, and a portion benefits Aubreigh's Army Foundation 328. Live music entertainment will be going throughout the evening to keep the fun going!

JUBILEE FESTIVAL OF ARTS- Sat/Sun 10am-5pm, Lott Park, Olde Towne Daphne

Art, music & local cuisine meet southern charm at this annual festival, featuring more than 140 local and regional artists. The festival also has a Jubilee Market for local food makers, plus local entertainment, delicious food, FREE Kids Art and a Tailgater Area. CLICK HERE   

MOBILE GREEK FEST - Thurs/Fri/Sat 11am -9pm; Sun 11am-3pm, Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 50 South Ann Street, Mobile

Experience Greek culture, dancing, music, a Greek market, church tours and great food!  CLICK HERE

PENSACOLA INTERSTATE FAIR- Thursday, October 19th - Sunday, October 29th, Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds

Pensacola’s biggest and longest-running annual agricultural and entertainment tradition returns, bringing with it exhilarating rides, live music, exotic shows, colorful attractions and exhibits, flavorful fair food, and fun for the whole family. Don't miss performances by Tracy Lawrence (Friday, October 20), Shane Proffitt (Saturday, October 21), The White Tie Rock Ensemble’s Tribute to Journey (Friday, October 27), Mark Chestnutt (Saturday, October 28) and more. CLICK HERE    

T-PAIN - Fri, Gates open at 5, opening act at 6:30, and T-Pain takes the stage at 8pm, Mardi Gras Park, Downtown Mobile

This is a free show, sponsored by Andy Citrin Injury Attorneys. Clear bags encouraged. No coolers. No alcohol allowed per city ordinance. Food trucks on site. Open to public- all ages. CLICK HERE   

RUMOURS, A FLEETWOOD MAC TRIBUTE- Fri 7:30pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE   

HOTEL CALIFORNIA, A SALUTE TO THE EAGLES - Thurs 8pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE    

JOE GATTO’S NIGHT OF COMEDY- Sat 7pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE 

RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE: NIGHT OF THE LIVING DRAG- Sun 8pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre, Downtown Mobile

See finalists from MTV's RuPaul's Drag Race live on stage in the world’s largest live drag production. CLICK HERE   

SCOTTY McCREERY- Fri 8pm, Beau Rivage Biloxi, CLICK HERE   

MICHAEL CARBONARO- Sat 7:30pm, Beau Rivage Biloxi, CLICK HERE   

CLAY WALKER- Sat 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE  

FANTASIA with special guest JOE - Sat 8pm, Mississippi Coast Coliseum, CLICK HERE   

COASTAL ALABAMA BUDDY WALK- Sat 9am-2pm, Loxley Municipal Park

Coastal Alabama Down Syndrome Society’s annual fundraiser, Buddy Walk, promoting acceptance and inclusion of individuals with Down Syndrome. In addition to the Walk, this will be a family fun day with games, food, jumpy inflatable, petting zoo, face painting, characters in costumes, dance floor, Photo Booth, and video game truck, CLICK HERE  

NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM- Sat 5pm-8pm, History Museum of Mobile 

When the clock strikes 5, history comes to life! Activities include a historical scavenger hunt, storytelling, Halloween crafts & games, live music, and costume contests for all agesCLICK HERE    

SEWARD FARMS FIELD OF FRIGHT & HAUNTED HAYRIDE- Sat 6pm-8:30pm, Seward Farms, 10836 Tanner Williams Rd, Lucedale, MS

Are you hungry for a little FRIGHT? Explore the field of fright, it’s scary fun for all ages!! A corn field full of clever twists and surprises. While you’re there, jump aboard the Haunted Hayride which takes you into the darkness of the unknown!! CLICK HERE   

BOO AT THE ZOO- Sat/Sun Oct 21, 22, 28 & 29, 10am-5pm, Gulf Breeze Zoo

The Gulf Breeze Zoo's Boo at the Zoo festival includes Halloween entertainment and kid-friendly fun around every corner. Explore our trick-or-treat trail complete with candy, treats and toys, bounce houses, face painting, and our Ambassador Animal Headquarters, not to mention the entire Zoo! CLICK HERE  

34th Annual LUMBERJACK FESTIVAL- Sat 9:30am-3pm, Pensacola State College, Milton Campus

This event features cross-cut sawing, knife throwing, axe-throwing competitions and more. Admission is free and donations of canned goods or non-perishable food items will be accepted. Face painting, coloring, crafts and outdoor activities will be available for children. CLICK HERE    

MOVIES IN THE PARK: THE SUPER MARIO BROS. MOVIE - Thurs 6pm, Herndon Sage Park (2900 Dauphin Street), Mobile

Movies In The Park is a free event that will happen every Thursday in Fall! 8 Movies in 8 Parks! Bring your blankets, chairs, and coolers for a Movie Night with Us! All Events Start at 6PM. Movies Play at Dark.  CLICK HERE   

BANDS ON THE BLACKWATER: NOBIUS- Fri 7pm-9pm, Jernigan’s Landing, Downtown Milton

Bands on the Blackwater is a free outdoor concert series held Friday nights in downtown Milton. Pull up your boat or bring a lawn chair and relax while listening to great live music!  CLICK HERE  

39 STEPS- Fri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm, Joe Jefferson Playhouse, Mobile

In The 39 Steps, a man with a boring life meets a woman with a thick accent who says she’s a spy. When he takes her home, she is murdered. Soon, a mysterious organization called “The 39 Steps” is hot on the man’s trail in a nationwide manhunt that climaxes in a death-defying finale! CLICK HERE  

EDGAR ALLEN POE EXPERIENCE - Thurs-Sat 7pm and 9pm; Sun 7pm, now through Oct 31, Historic Oakleigh House

Venture IF YOU DARE into the mind of the grandfather of the thriller: Edgar Allan Poe as he is admitted into the hospital asylum for his final days. As the doctors and nurses try to subdue Edgar, he sees them transformed before his very eyes into his most iconic characters. You too will experience a maddening visit from The Raven in the night and hear the harrowing story of the Tell Tale heart, become a witness to The Fall of the House of Usher and attend a haunted dinner party hosted by a most mysterious Red Masked Man... are you a guest at Edgar's final soiree or are you a fellow patient in the asylum?  CLICK HERE   


HADJI HAUNTED HOUSE- Fri/Sat 7pm-10:30pm, Hadji Shrine, 800 W Nine Mile Rd, Pensacola

This thrilling community experience will not only provide spine-tingling entertainment but also support the PBCA's mission during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. New Addition - 3d Fun House Maze. CLICK HERE 


NIGHTMARE CHAMBER presents THE INVASION- Oct 19-22, Oct. 26-31, 7pm-10pm, OWA Parks & Resort, Foley

Step into the abyss of your deepest fears as Nightmare Chambers presents “The Invasion,” a haunting experience that will shatter the boundaries of your reality and plunge you into extraterrestrial terror. CLICK HERE 



ALABAMA vs TENNESSEE - Sat 2:30pm, Tuscaloosa, CBS, CLICK HERE   

AUBURN vs OLE MISS - Sat 6pm, Auburn, ESPN, CLICK HERE  

FLORIDA STATE vs DUKE- Sat 6:30pm, Tallahassee, ABC, CLICK HERE

UWF @ DELTA STATE - Sat 3pm, Cleveland MS, CLICK HERE   

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