Collective Soul will be headlining the Main Stage for MoonPie Over Mobile.
Downtown Mobile welcomes more than 50,000 people each New Year’s Eve for an evening of celebratory activities leading up to the giant 600 pound electric MoonPie drop, laser light show and fireworks at midnight! Come be part of the 2019 celebration that has been hailed as one of the best New Year’s Eve events in the country!
Food trucks around Bienville Square (weather permitting)
Resolution Wall at the corner of St. Joseph and St. Francis streets (Leave your hopes and dreams for 2020!)
Music in the Riverview Hotel Courtyard
Roaring 20s Costume Contest – gather in the Riverview Hotel Courtyard between 8:00 and 8:30 for judging. Join the Second Line Parade to the Main Stage where the winners will be announced. Prizes for top three costumes include a night at the Battle House Hotel, a gift certificate to the Urban Emporium and tickets to the Crescent Theater.
8:30 Cutting of the World’s Largest MoonPie in the courtyard of the Renaissance Riverview Plaza Hotel.
9:00 Second Line Parade from the Riverview Courtyard to the main stage, led by the Port City Second Liners. The public is encouraged to join in!
9:25 Remarks from Mayor Stimpson, Councilman Fred Richardson, Sponsor
9:30 Opening Act: ISING
11:00 Headliner: Collective Soul
Midnight MoonPie Drops, Fireworks and Laser Light Show
Shuttle Service: Don’t worry about trying to find a place to park downtown! The Wave will be running regular shuttles from the front parking lot of Bel Air Mall to Mardi Gras Park from 10:00 PM to 1:30 AM. The cost is $2.50 for a round trip ticket.
Take advantage of special hotel packages and stay the evening. Local restaurants, bars and taverns will be filled with families and friends old and new. Visit www.mobile.org for information on hotels and area attractions.