One thing we love about living in Daphne, Alabama is that there is always something to do, no matter the season! Holiday events and activities are back in action with the fall transition. This quaint community hosts a plethora of things to do during the fall season that will keep you coming back year after year. Instead of searching for what’s happening, keep this list in mind when planning your holiday events and activities in Daphne!
Daphne’s Annual Tree Lighting
Daphne’s Annual Tree Lighting is an event that the community looks forward to all year. This annual tradition is an amazing way to experience what Olde Towne Daphne has to offer while celebrating the holiday season with your neighbors and other locals in the area. Lights lining the grand oak trees will be brought to life with a final countdown to light up the city all at once. Children’s activities, musical guests and more will line the streets for entertainment. This is an incredible family-friendly event hosted by the City of Daphne happening on December 4th, 2021, at 5:30 p.m. at Daphne City Hall.
The Baldwin Pops Holiday Concert
The Baldwin Pops Holiday Concert is always a special treat for our city. This organization features a group of volunteer musicians committed to enhancing the cultural environment of the Eastern Shore, including all of Baldwin County, by providing free concerts to the public. This event helps spread and celebrate the spirit of the holidays in our area. You will never need a ticket to attend a Baldwin Pops Concert, but seating is on a first-come-first-serve basis. Be sure to grab your friends and family for this musically-filled event happening on December 3rd, 2021, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Daphne Civic Center.
“Spirit of Christmas Parade” in Spanish Fort
This family-oriented event always spreads holiday cheer and spirit, especially with the floats representing so many local businesses, schools and more leading the way. Each December, the “Spirit of Christmas” Parade is hosted by the City of Spanish Fort for Spanish Fort residents and its surrounding communities at the Eastern Shore Centre. This fun event has everything, including Dogwood Trail Maids, Alabama’s Distinguished Young Women, floats decorated by church and business organizations, baton twirlers, unicyclists and even Santa Claus himself! Enjoy what this annual holiday-themed event has to offer!
Night Before Christmas Book Reading
Each year during the Christmas holiday season, the City of Spanish Fort hosts its “'Twas the Night Before Christmas” Book Reading. This memorable event has become a Spanish Fort tradition that its residents and surrounding communities love to attend. The evening begins with Christmas carols and activities to get into the holiday spirit to prepare for the main attraction! Santa Claus will visit and read ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas. Children are encouraged to dress in their pajamas and bring blankets to sit on. This magical event is for children, adults and everyone in between.
39th Annual Christmas Fest in Bay Minette
Only a few miles away from Daphne is Bay Minette, Alabama. Along with many things to do in Daphne, the city’s neighboring cities have a lot to offer. The North Baldwin Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their 39th Annual Christmas Fest at the Courthouse Square in Bay Minette. This annual event is great for friends, family and visitors from all around the county. Enjoy local crafters, artists, church clubs, civic organizations, farmers, bakers, service providers, photographers, boutiques, multi-level marketing reps, sports teams, woodworkers, sculptors, small businesses, companies and so much more!
Magic Christmas in Lights
Bellingrath Gardens and Home is celebrating the 26th year of Magic Christmas in Lights this year! This unforgettable Gulf Coast tradition features a brilliant light display that features more than 1,100 set pieces, 3 million lights and 16 scenes throughout the 65-acre Garden estate. Guests will stroll through the gardens decorated in holiday decor around beautiful poinsettias and more. Bellingrath Gardens and Home is located in Mobile, Alabama, about 35 miles west of Daphne. This family-friendly event is great for all ages and sure to get you in the holiday spirit!
When it comes to the holiday season, there’s always something to look forward to. Whether that’s spending time with loved ones, exploring your holiday-themed town or finding holiday-related events, Daphne, Alabama, is sure to have something for everyone. East Bay Apartment Homes continuously strive to create a unique community, one that our residents will happily call home for years to come. Tour today and look no further. Call (251) 626-0234 or visit our website www.eastbayapartmenthomes.com.