attractions

Fairhope Municipal Pier & Parks

Located at the west of Fairhope Avenue, on the site of the city's commercial pier (dating 1894), the Fairhope Pier is our city's "town square". The park features benches, covered areas, restrooms, a marina, restaurant, walking trails and a duck pond.
Bell Building, Marietta Johnson Museum
50 South School Street
(251) 990.8601

Built in 1904, the Bell Building was home to Fairhope's first school, the Marietta Johnson School of Organic Education. A visionary educator, Johnson was one of the foremost leaders in Progressive Education Movement in the early 1900s. She founded a school in Fairhope that is still in operation today, and she influenced schools and teachers around the world.
Tree Trails
(251) 929.0360

The Marietta Johnson Tree Trail (located on the campus of Faulkner State Community College) and Beach Park Tree Trail are self guided trails that identify hundreds of trees, including more than 25 different species.
Fairhope Museum of History
24 North Section Street
(251) 929.1471

The museum features changing exhibits as well as permanent displays. The permanent displays, mainly located on the first floor of the museum, depict a cross section of Fairhope's history, including information on Fairhope Single Tax, Fairhope's founders, local Native Americans, the people's railroad and much more!
Fairhope Welcome Center
20 North Section Street
(251) 928.5095

Located on Section Street, The Welcome Center is staffed with ambassadors to answer all your questions about Fairhope. The Center is a valuable resource for visitors; it's a repository for maps, brochures on area businesses, restaurants and lodging guide.
Fairhope Public Art Walking Trail

Information coming soon.
Fairhope Public Library
501 Fairhope Avenue
(251) 928.7483

Fairhope has one of the largest libraries in the Southeast. The library has approximately 63,000 items (books, audio books, DVDs/Videos, Magazines/Newspapers); 57 public access computers where residents and visitors can check their email.
Theatre 98
350 Morphy Avenue
(251) 928.4366

Founded in 1960, Theatre 98 presents four productions a year, drawing on a large pool of talented amateurs and semi-professional, with musicals, dramas, comedies and classics. Theatre 98 Young Players, established in 2000, produces one annual show with a cast and crew of children 18 and under.
www.theatre98.org