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Festivals in Southwestern Alabama
The gulf area of southern Alabama is a small section of land nestled between Florida to the east and Mississippi to the west, with gulf waters hitting cities like Gulf Shores, and Dauphin Island.
Once you’ve visited some of the historical sites, be sure to check out some local festivals.
Daphne, for instance, hosts its annual Woofstock Festival in October. Especially perfect when you travel with your favorite pooch, make your way to downtown Mobile and try some local food, enjoy live music, witness the popular Weiner Dog Race, be sure to enter your dog in the Doggie Costume Contest.
Continue your excursion through Mobile and check out the South Alabama Film Festival, held the first weekend in November. Make the drive in from Foley and check out a selection of independent films – short and feature length – as presented by the Mobile Arts Council.
Just over an hour and a half north of the coast is Monroeville. Enjoy the drive along I-65 and check out the Heritage Arts Festival, a celebration of Black History Month. You and the family will be blown away by the dance performances, live music, a fashion show, and of course, great local food. It’s an easy drive from nearby Jackson.
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