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WHERE ADVENTURE 
COMES NATURALLY

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A tranquil and welcoming community, Dauphin Island and the villages of South Mobile County (SOMO) are rich in wildlife, Southern culture, excitement and so much more. Get your pulse racing with the exhilaration of an international speedway, the thrill of the catch while deep sea fishing or at any of our acclaimed annual events involving music, the arts, coastal cuisine, outdoor activities and more! SOMO offers all the best of the Gulf Coast in one stunning and easily accessible location.

From the sugar white sand beaches of Dauphin Island and the beauty of Bellingrath Gardens and Fowl River, to the charming atmosphere and unrivaled seafood of Bayou La Batre and Coden. Hop on your bikes and explore all that there is to do or spend your days finding adventure with the family.

Featured Events

  • Food & Craft Sale
    Oct 08, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Irvington United Methodist Church, 9075 Home Ave, Irvington, AL 36544, USA
    Join us for great items along with great food!
  • Dauphin Island Sunset Concert Series
    Oct 09, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Fort Gaines Dauphin Island, 51 Bienville Blvd, Dauphin Island, AL 36528, USA
    Bring your beach chair and blanket and enjoy a variety of music while watching the beautiful sunset on Dauphin Island's beach.
  • Bellingrath Gardens Scarecrows in the Gardens
    Oct 10, 8:00 AM CDT – Oct 31, 5:00 PM CDT
    Bellingrath Gardens, 12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd, Theodore, AL 36582, USA
    Bellingrath Gardens and Home presents Scarecrows in the Gardens in October!
  • Dauphin Island Heritage and Arts Council Community Open Pottery Studio
    Oct 13, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Dauphin Island, 918 Bienville Blvd, Dauphin Island, AL 36528, USA
    This is an opportunity to practice the skills you learned in a previous hand-built pottery class!
  • Dauphin Island Heritage and Arts Council Beginning Throwing on the Pottery Wheel
    Multiple Dates
    Oct 13, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM
    Dauphin Island Heritage & Arts Council, 918 Bienville Blvd, Dauphin Island, AL 36528, USA
    This four (4) class series is designed to improve your skills, or try something you have always wanted to do by learning to throw clay on the pottery wheel!
  • Dauphin Island Heritage and Arts Council Dauphin Island Art For All
    Multiple Dates
    Oct 14, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Dauphin Island Heritage & Arts Council, 918 Bienville Blvd, Dauphin Island, AL 36528, USA
    Art For All is an inclusive arts education program for adults with disabilities!
  • Dauphin Island Heritage and Arts Council Experience the Pottery Wheel
    Oct 15, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Heritage and Arts Council, 918 Bienville Blvd, Dauphin Island, AL 36528, USA
    Join professional potter LeaAyn Shurley for this fun "one-time" experience with clay!
  • ADI's (Arts of Dauphin Island) Sunday Market
    Oct 16, 9:00 AM – Oct 17, 6:00 PM
    Arts of Dauphin Island, 1101 Bienville Blvd, Dauphin Island, AL 36528, USA
    ADI's Sunday Market resumes this October!
  • Dauphin Island Heritage and Arts Council Community Open Pottery Studio
    Multiple Dates
    Oct 20, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Dauphin Island, 918 Bienville Blvd, Dauphin Island, AL 36528, USA
    This is an opportunity to practice the skills you learned in a previous hand-built pottery class!
  • Scary Halloween Movie Night at Ft. Gaines
    Oct 21, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Dauphin Island, Fort Gaines, Dauphin Island, AL 36528, USA
    This movie isn't for the faint of heart!
  • Dauphin Island Heritage & Arts Council Beginning Watercolors Painting
    Oct 22, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM CDT
    Heritage and Arts Council, 918 Bienville Blvd, Dauphin Island, AL 36528, USA
    Create your own watercolor paintings based on examples provided at the class!
  • Fort Gaines Festival of Frights
    Oct 22, 3:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Dauphin Island, Fort Gaines, Dauphin Island, AL 36528, USA
    Do you love Halloween, History, Fabulous Food & Drinks, Music, & Friendly Competition? This EVENT is for YOU! Grab your friends & family or represent your business and JOIN IN ON THE FUN and help raise money for Historic Fort Gaines! Wear your costumes!
  • Dauphin Island Heritage and Arts Council Last Friday Art Night
    Oct 28, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Heritage and Arts Council , 918 Bienville Blvd, Dauphin Island, AL 36528, USA
    This long-time Island tradition, the "Last Friday Art Night" returns to Dauphin Island!
  • 39th Annual Renaissance Festival GATALOP 39 at Fort Gaines
    Oct 29, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
    Fort Gaines, 51 Bienville Blvd, Dauphin Island, AL 36528, USA
    Experience life in the Middle Ages!
  • Boo at Bellingrath
    Oct 29, 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Bellingrath Gardens and Home, 12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd, Alabama 36582, USA
    Dress up your little ghosts and goblins and enjoy an evening of Halloween fun at Bellingrath!
  • 6th Annual Massacre Island Haunted Bike Ride
    Oct 29, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Green Park at Dauphin Island, 302 Lemoyne Dr, Dauphin Island, AL 36528, USA
    Join a fun bike ride for a great cause!
  • Dauphin Island 2022 Seafood Gumbo Festival
    Oct 30, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM CDT
    Dauphin Island Rodeo Site, 531 Lemoyne Dr, Dauphin Island, AL 36528, USA
    Are you ready for some Gumbo?
  • Halloween Spooktacular at Green Park
    Oct 31, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Green Park at Dauphin Island, 302 Lemoyne Dr, Dauphin Island, AL 36528, USA
    Halloween at Green Park This year Halloween in Green Park will be a little different; the town is partnering with the Dauphin Island United Methodist Church to bring you a SPOOKTACULAR event like never before!

THE COMMUNITIES OF SOUTH MOBILE COUNTY

Life along the Alabama Coast flows a little different. Visit or stay awhile.

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BAYOU LA BATRE & CODEN

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DAUPHIN ISLAND

South Mobile County

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GRAND BAY

South Mobile County

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THEODORE

South Mobile County

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IRVINGTON

South Mobile County

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ST. ELMO

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