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Dec 12, 2013, 09:48 ET

Giant MoonPie to Fall from Sky in Downtown Mobile AL

Country music star Gretchen Wilson will be "Here for the Party" to sing in the New Year in downtown Mobile. All of the main entertainment will...

Dec 27, 2012, 15:00 ET

Mobile Prepares For 350 Pound MoonPie Drop; The Commodores To Entertain

Mobile knows how to throw a party and, this New Year's Eve, its downtown is the place to be! Whether you prefer RC Cola or a glass of champagne,...

Dec 03, 2012, 13:24 ET

Giant MoonPie to Fall New Year's Eve in Mobile to the Sounds of The Commodores

Instead of celebrating in a "Brick House," Mobile will hit the streets in the Central Time Zone's premier New Year's Eve. The Commodores headline...

Dec 26, 2011, 09:42 ET

Mobile Prepares for 350 Pound MoonPie Drop; Lakeside and Three Dog Night to Entertain

 The corner of St. Joseph and St. Francis Streets in downtown Mobile will be the hot spot for New Year's fun this year. Prepare for a...

Nov 30, 2011, 12:01 ET

Giant MoonPie to Fall from Sky in Downtown Mobile

 The sounds of "Joy to the World" will be flowing through the streets of downtown Mobile on New Year's Eve. But don't get your holiday songs...

Nov 29, 2010, 19:13 ET

MoonPie Mania Hitting Mobile

Tired of Times Square on New Year's? Try something new. Go Coastal! New Year's Eve plans in Mobile, Alabama just got sweeter - thanks to a massive...

Dec 22, 2009, 12:14 ET

When the Rare Blue Moon Rises on New Year's Eve, It Will Be Greeted by Mobile Alabama's 600-lb Electronic MoonPie Over Mobile

Blue moons are rare, but a 600-lb MoonPie is even more so. The City of Mobile, Alabama will be bringing the two together when the blue moon...

Dec 26, 2008, 10:52 ET

Move Over Times Square; MoonPie Rising Over Mobile!

The Tastiest New Year's Celebration in America Mobile, Alabama will usher in the New Year in tasty and spectacular fashion with a...