Pull out your calendars and start making your weekend plans. Gulf Coast Media has put together a list of our top five events happening across the Gulf Coast that you should check out. Kick off the …
Pull out your calendars and start making your weekend plans. Gulf Coast Media has put together a list of our top five events happening across the Gulf Coast that you should check out. Kick off the weekend with the adrenaline inducing Nitro Extreme Stunt Show. Venture over to Mobile for Vintage Market Days or Bellingrath's Beer and Blooms. If you can only get to one event this weekend, we suggest making it the Ballyhoo Festival at Gulf State Park. It has a little of everything from arts and culture to food and shopping.
Visit the event calendar at GulfCostMedia.com for more weekend events happening across the Gulf Coast.
Nitro Extreme Stunt Show
What: Looking for a thrill this weekend? Cirque Italia is bringing its new stunt car show to Foley. The show is full of speed, fierce stunts and adrenaline-rushing elements. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit nitroextreme.com.
When: Thursday, March 2, and Friday, March ,3 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 4, at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 5, at 2:30 and 5:30 p.m.
Vintage Market Days
What: Vintage Market Days is an upscale vintage-inspired market featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, seasonal plantings, food trucks and more. For more information and tickets, visit vintagemarketdays.com.
When: Friday, March 3, through Sunday, March 5, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
What: The Ballyhoo Festival is a fine arts festival and cultural exchange held annually. The Lake Shelby Picnic Area of Gulf State Park will fill with 120 artists from 15 states, live music, performances by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians and a fiddle and banjo competition. For more information, parking and shuttles, visit ballyhoofestival.org.
When: Saturday, March 4, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, March 5, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Bellingrath's Beer and Blooms
What: Bellingrath's Beer and Blooms event is an all-day craft beer festival and concert series on the Great Lawn at the heart of the gardens. Enjoy music from local bands, sample a variety of craft brews, shop local vendors and enjoy good food from a selection of food trucks. Don't forget your lawn chairs and picnic blankets. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit bellingrath.org.
When: Saturday, March 4, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Spring Outdoor Market
What: Enjoy a day outdoors surrounded by nature while shopping local artists, makers, vendors and bakers at the 5 Rivers Delta Resource Center. The area is full of walking trails and the nature center is fun for the whole family.
When: Sunday, March 5, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: 5 Rivers Delta Resource Center, 30945 Five Rivers Blvd., Spanish Fort
Price: Free to attend