MOONPIE OVER MOBILE

posted by Shelby Mitchell -

Downtown Mobile welcomes over 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 our TEN YEAR celebration that has been hailed as one of the best New Year’s Eve events in the country!

The evening begins with the cutting of the world’s largest edible MoonPie, followed by a second-line parade led by the Excelsior Band.

NYE SCHEDULE

8:00 Beer Garden Opens in Bienville Square, Dauphin Street sideFood trucks on Bienville SquareResolution Wall and Original Giant MoonPie for photos

8:30 Cutting of the World’s Largest MoonPie in the courtyard of the Renaissance Riverview Plaza Hotel. Music by Port City Second Liners

9:00 Second Line Parade from the Riverview Courtyard to the main stage. The public is encouraged to join in! The Chattanooga Moonpie 100th anniversary RV will bring up the rear

9:25 Remarks from Mayor Stimpson, Councilman Fred Richardson, Sponsor

9:30 Opening Act: The Springs

11:00 Headliner: George Clinton

Midnight MoonPie Drops, Fireworks and Laser Light Show

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.

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