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Explore the activities happening along the Alabama Gulf Coast and decide how you want to spend your vacation. You can be as busy as you want. With the plethora of events and activities offered, there’s something for everyone, from the young to the young-at-heart. Festivals, plays, music, history, sports and nature are just some of the wide variety of Orange Beach and Gulf Shores events you can find here year-round. Discover a whole new level of options when you vacation on Alabama's white-sand beaches. 

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DISPLAY EVENTS FROM 06/25/2016 to 07/25/2016

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Featured Events
Featured Event

Jun 3, 2016 - Jul 1, 2016  8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Summertide Theatre presents: The Marvelous Wonderettes

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George C. Meyer Performing Arts Center
2022 W. 2nd St.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-6721

It is the 1958 Springfield High School senior prom, and four teenage girls who are the school’s “trophy-winning” song leaders are asked to step in as the entertainment. They are replacing the boys’ glee club, the Crooning Crab Cakes, whose lead singer was...

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The Amphitheater at The Wharf
4550 Main St.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(800) 745-3000

Although it's tempting to call Brantley Gilbert a country artist -- he certainly embraces the outlaw country side of things. Gilbert was born in the small town of Jefferson, Georgia, just outside of Athens. He grew up hearing country music, but he also listened to a lot of A...

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Jul 2, 2016  5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Independence Day Street Party and Fireworks

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The Wharf in Orange Beach
4830 Main St.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 224-1000

Activities begin at 5 p.m. Fireworks take place over Main Street at 8:45pm, SPECTRA Sound & Light Spectacular will follow the fireworks.Kids activities to include: bouncy houses, rock climbing wall, face painting ($5-$10), monkey and llamas to feed and pet, surfboard sim...

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Jul 4, 2016  9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Salute to American Independence

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Salute to American Independence
Fort Morgan
Fort Morgan
110 Hwy 180\r\n110 Hwy 180
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-540-5257

Historical interpreters dressed in U.S. Army uniforms from different eras of the forts occupation will conduct special guided tours throughout the day.Additionally, artillery, small arms, and other presentations will demonstration the complexities of military garrison life a...

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The City of Gulf Shores Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration
Gulf State Park Pier
Gulf State Park Pier
20800 E. Beach Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-1174

The City of Gulf Shores will celebrate the Fourth of July with a stunning fireworks display. Fireworks will be shot from the Gulf State Park Fishing and Education Pier. In addition to the annual fireworks show, a Salute to the Services and carnival-like activities will kick ...

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Jul 12, 2016 - Jul 17, 2016  12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

2016 Blue Marlin Grand Championship of the Gulf

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2016 Blue Marlin Grand Championship of the Gulf
4673 Wharf Parkway
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 224-1900

So what makes this such a special event? Here's your answer... The over-the-top weigh-in experience appropriately billed as "The Greatest Show in Sportfishing." A professionally planned, promoted and produced event including Live Local TV coverage, worldwide online streaming...

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The Amphitheater at The Wharf
4550 Main St.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(800) 745-3000

Since making a life-altering drive with his father from Phoenix to Nashville when he was 19 years old, Bentley has forged his own path in an industry built predominantly on formula. He has mixed elements of modern country, classic country, bluegrass and rock, maintaining an ...

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June 25
Featured Event

Jun 25, 2016  7:45 AM - 4:00 PM

Alabama Required Boating Safely Course

Community Events
Alabama Required Boating Safely Course
Orange Beach Community Center
27235 Canal Rd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 284-1461

Taught by U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary instructors and State approved for the following dates:Saturdays:  June 25, and August 6, 2016 at the Orange Beach Community Center.Course covers:     Boat Terminology     Safety Procedures Prior to Getting Underway          Includes Floa...

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Jun 25, 2016  7:45 AM - 4:00 PM

About Boating Safely

Community Events
About Boating Safely
27235 Canal Rd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 284-1461

The “About Boating Safely” Class is being presented by Flotilla 3-10 of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary at the Orange Beach Community Center. Upon completion of this 8 hour boat safety course you will receive a boating safety education certificate that sati...

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Jun 25, 2016  1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Block Party at Gulf State Park Campground

Community Events
Gulf State Park
Gulf State Park
22050 Campground Rd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-7275 ext 2127

Come to the Campground Pavilion to have a ton of fun!! There will be music, snacks, inflatables, games and more!  Fun for the whole family!  Hosted by Gulf Area Resort Ministries.  There is a $2 charge per vehicle to enter the campground. Free to all guest staying in the par...

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Jun 25, 2016  5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Lefty Collins

Music & Nightlife
Lucy Buffett's LuLu's
Lucy Buffett's LuLu's
200 E. 25th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 967-5858

Singer and Guitarist Lefty Collins has been playing the guitar for over 40 years. ?Born and raised in Chicago, he played over 500 shows at the legendary House of Blues and opened for or shared the stage with Jimmy Buffett, Chris Isaak, BB King, Peter Frampton and many others...

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Jun 25, 2016  5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Saturdays at The Village Lawn at The Beach Club

Music & Nightlife
Saturdays at The Village Lawn at The Beach Club
Spectrum Resorts
Spectrum Resorts at The Beach Club

Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-224-3650

5:30 p.m. Toby the Turtle Village Lawn activity tent. Meet our Beach Club mascot and take your picture with him.  6-10 p.m. Live Music Village Lawn Stage. Enjoy music from local artist, Christina Christian.6:30-8 p.m. Tattoos at the Village Lawn activity tent. Choose a glitt...

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Jun 25, 2016  7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Shotgun Mickey

Music & Nightlife
The Hangout
101 E. Beach Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 948-3030

Shotgun Mickey is a new, highly energetic rock band based out of Tuscaloosa, AL. With the extremely talented band members and the overall collective mindset of bringing the best rock show to any audience, Shotgun Mickey is a band of brothers whose sole mission is to rock any...

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Jun 25, 2016  8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Class Act Duo

Music & Nightlife
Papa Rocco's
101 W. 6th St.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 948-7262

Live music.

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Jun 25, 2016  9:00 PM - 12:00 AM

David St. Romain

Music & Nightlife
The Hot Spot Music and Grub
The Hot Spot Music and Grub
4780 Wharf Pkwy. Ste. F101
Orange Beach, AL 36561

Live music

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Jun 21, 2016 - Jun 26, 2016  12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

2016 USSSA Global Sports Baseball World Series 2

2016 USSSA Global Sports Baseball World Series 2
Orange Beach Sportsplex, Gulf Shores Sportsplex and Foley Sportsplex
4389 William Silvers Parkway
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(256) 651-1686

Batter up! USSSA brings the Baseball Global World Series to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Join us for opening ceremonies on Tuesday at The Wharf and then hit the fields beginning on Wednesday! Over 200 elite youth baseball teams compete for The USSSA Global World Series titl...

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Jun 20, 2016 - Jun 26, 2016  12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

2016 USSSA Global Sports Coach Pitch World Series

2016 USSSA Global Sports Coach Pitch World Series
Orange Beach Sportsplex, Gulf Shores Sportsplex and Foley Sportsplex
4389 William Silvers Parkway
(256) 651-1686

The best place to play ball this summer with USSSA is Gulf Shores and Orange Beach! Register your team today, make your accommodation plans and check out the up and coming stars of baseball during the USSSA Coach Pitch Global World Series. Excitement begins with games on Tue...

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