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Upcoming Events in Daphne Alabama


January

30 - 6 Annual Bay Rivers Art Guild Juried Art Show - 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Address: Bay Rivers Art Guild & Gallery , Daphne, Alabama
Ph: (251) 626-7032 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.bragart.org
Fee: Free

4 - 5 Eastern Shore Expo - The Eastern Shore's Premier Community Trade Show.
"Window Shop" for products and services you would normally never get to see first hand. Student, Kids events & activities. Prizes.

Address: Daphne Civic Center , Daphne, Alabama
Ph: (251) 621-8222 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

March

22 Mystic Order of Persephone Mardi Gras Parade - Mardi Gras Parade. 6:45 pm

Address: Downtown Daphne , Daphne, Alabama
Ph: (251) 621-8222 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.eschamber.com
Fee: Free

23 Mystic Order of Shadow Baron's Mardi Gras Parade - Mardi Gras Parade through Olde Towne Daphne (Downtown Daphne). Enjoy! 6:45 pm.

Address: Downtown Daphne, Scenic Hwy 98 / Main St, Daphne, Alabama , Daphne, Alabama
Ph: (251) 621-8222 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.eschamber.com
Fee: Free

24 Loyal Order of the Firetruck Mardi Gras Parade - This is a "Joe Cain East" parade, where everyone frolics and gets in the act. Parade will go through Olde Towne Daphne on Scenic Hwy 98. 2 pm.

Address: Downtown Daphne , Daphne, Alabama
Ph: (251) 626-9189 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.eschamber.com
Fee: Free

10 Fiesta Italiana - Celebrating the Italian food & culture of the Daphne area, which was settled by Italian colonist. Music, delicious cookies, pastries, lunches, deserts & foods. 10 am - 3 pm.

Address: Christ the King School,1503 Main St. , Daphne, Alabama
Ph: (251) 626-2138 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.eschamber.com
Fee: Free

April

16 - 17 Baldwin County Home & Garden Spectacular - The perfect show that brings home & garden professionals together with homeowners for a two-day "how-to" and "what's new" spectacular.

Address: Daphne Civic Center, 2603 Hwy 98, Daphne, Al. , Daphne, Alabama
Ph: (251) 626-5300 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

20 Daphne Jubilee Easter Egg Hunt - Sponsored by the Daphne-Spanish Fort Rotary Club, the City of Daphne, the Baldwin County Commission & area businesses. 12,000 candy easter eggs will be given to toddlers thru age 10. Children will be divided into seven age groups starting at 12:10 p.m. with todlers & ending at 2:30 p.m. with 10 year-olds. Balloon animals, clowns, pony rides, a petting zoo, face painting, space walks, train rides, games & art projects.Children may have their picture taken with the Easter bunny. Vendors will sell Hotdogs & drinks.

Address: Lott Park, 2000Main St/Scenic Hwy 98 , Daphne, Alabama
Ph: (251) 621-3703 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

May

25 Crawfish Craze - Benefitting Alabama Coastal Foundation.

Address: Bayfront Park, End of Bay Front Dr. on the bay, off Scenic 98, Daphne, Al. , Daphne, Alabama
Ph: (251) 990-6002 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Admission charged

3 - 4 Gulf Coast Zydeco Music Festival - The City of Daphne's "Gulf Coast Zydeco Music Festival" is an offering filled with live music, great food, awesome fun, and don't forget, it's all about the dance! Zydeco music is nationally recongnized and festivals are attended by millions throughout the country. The fesitval will also be attended and supported by natives of the music from Louisiana who lend their music, and rich history to promoting this two day event. Dancing is a major element of the festival and Zydeco Two-Step dance instruction will be provided for all.

Address: Daphne Civic Center , Daphne, Alabama
Ph: 251- 626-5300 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Admission charged

July

4 Daphne Jubilee Independence Day Celebration - Frank picnic & firework display.

Address: Trione Sports Complex , Daphne, Alabama
Web: www.daphneal.com/
Fee: Free

September

14 - 15 Annual Jubilee Festival - The juried art show takes place on Main Street (Scenic 98) in Olde Towne Daphne, in front of City Hall and in Centennial Park. All festival merchandise will be available for purchase at the information booth. The festival will feature more than 130 of the finest artists and craftsmen in the region and a delicious assortment of classic festival foods. Highly experienced judges will pick the best of the best works in the show and artists chosen as top in their category will win cash prizes. Artists are also recognized with the Art Patrons Award. Committee members and resident patrons announce their selection of work with special ribbons upon making a purchase. Kidsart@JubileeFestival will return to Centennial Park again this year. It is a great opportunity to provide children hands-on experience in learning and exploring their creative side. To participate kids buy tickets for only 25 cents each. In addition to the many favorite activities new, fun things to do are being introduced such as fence painting, wooden structures, fish prints, puppet making, etc.

Address: Olde Towne Daphne , Daphne, Alabama
Ph: 251-621-8222 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.eschamber.com
Fee: Free

December

16 - 18 Christmas By the Bay Holiday Shopping Extravaganza - Three full days of holiday shopping heaven!
Admission $3.00 per person.
Rescue Pet Adoption Event on 12/3/05.
A benefit for the Baldwin County Humane Society.

Address: Daphne Civic Center, Hwy 98, Daphne, Al.36526 , Daphne, Alabama
Ph: (251) 928-4585/1-800 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Admission charged

22 Olde Towne Daphne Christmas Open House - Shops will be decorated and open for Christmas shopping. Refreshments will be served in the individual shops.

Address: Downtown Daphne, Scenic Hwy 98/Main St., Daphne, Al. 36526 , Daphne, Alabama
Ph: (251) 626-2326 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

Attractions and Upcoming Events

General Andrew Jackson's Oak at Village Park

Andrew Jackson climbed this oak and rallied 3000 troops in 1814, CSA camped here 1861-65 and Union troops came ashore here en route to Battle of Spanish Fort. Picnic area, nature trail, 7

Daphne, AL Parks

Malbis Memorial Church

Greek Orthodox Church of Byzantine architecture opened in 1965

Daphne, AL Historic Churches


Old Methodist Church & Cemetery/Daphne Historic Mu

Union soldiers slept here en route to the Battle of Spanish Fort in 1865. Slave loft still intact. Graves dating back to 1847

Daphne, AL Museums

Treasures from the Queen of Italy

Queen Magherita sent gifts to an Italian colonist in 1898

Daphne, AL Historic Churches

Things to do near Daphne, AL

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