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Mobile Civic Center

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Address: 401 Civic Center Dr, Mobile, AL 36602-2325
Phone Number: 251-208-7261

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Older Venue

This is an older venue. Restrooms are located on either side of the center. So you may have a long walk to the restroom. It was nice temperature. The view from the stands was... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 1, 2016
Shreveport, Louisiana
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Shreveport, Louisiana
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6 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

This is an older venue. Restrooms are located on either side of the center. So you may have a long walk to the restroom. It was nice temperature. The view from the stands was good. Steep stairs however without railing.

Thank rendk1982
Panama City Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

I miss attending concerts at this venue. Fantastic visiting after 24-25 years of absence. I should have taken pictures before we left to return to Florida.

Thank jmorrisandjill
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016

We attended a dance competition there. The seats are comfortable. Restrooms were clean. Concessions were not great but not the worst we've had.

Thank travelingmomGeorgia
Mobile, Alabama
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2016

This place either needs some super revamping or it needs to be torn down completely. It hosts many of Mobile events, but I feel like they could do so much better with the venue if they just budgeted towards renovations.

Thank JRBradley
Alpharetta, Georgia
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217 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2015

This facility is just average at best and is showing its age. Facilities are not as big as some of the others that are available. Parking is not convenient and can be costly.

Thank DM_1278
Mobile, Alabama
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2015

The Mobile Civic Center has served the city well, but now it's old and dated and should be torn down and replaced. I have attended many sporting events, concerts & graduations in the Civic Center over the years but it's time for something new.

1 Thank Darrell W
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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16 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2015

Dated facility and $5 parking don't make this this most visitor-friendly place we've ever been. But, for our purposes, it was fine. Make sure to allow extra time to get there if you're visiting during parade season, or on the day of a run scheduled in the area, because road blocks and one-way streets could make your driving experience frustrating.

1 Thank Blake O
Albertville, Alabama
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

The company that runs this place is not nice at all. No explanation just this section is closed you have to move! Few seats set up for performance and they say they will open the upper section when the chairs are full at 1pm Well the concert starts at 1pm?? Why can't we sit up there now and get settled?... More 

Thank Jerry H
Pensacola, Florida
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2014

4 of us went there on the Sunday of the Memorial weekend to see Bobby Womack, The Whispers and Frankie Beverley and Maze. Where to begin.... The venue had been laid out so badly it was ridiculous. Seats in front of the stage and then awful seats facing side on to the stage, then a 20 yard gap. We were... More 

2 Thank susuandmo
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2014 via mobile

This venue is functional but very dated. It serves the purpose but could be upgraded to be very nice for the city of Mobile but for now it is on the lower end of venues that I have been to.

Thank Lee P

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