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Beach FestivalExplore 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 07/28/2014 to 08/27/2014

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Fort Morgan
Fort Morgan
110 State Highway 180 West
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-540-7127

On August 1-3, 2014 re-enactors from across the nation will commemorate the Sesquicentennial of the Battle of Mobile Bay and Siege of Fort Morgan. Friday’s events include artillery firing at 6:30 pm followed by Civil War era music performed by Bobby Horton, a Birmingham...

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Fort Morgan
Fort Morgan
110 State Highway 180 West
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-540-7127

On August 1-3, 2014 re-enactors from across the nation will commemorate the Sesquicentennial of the Battle of Mobile Bay and Siege of Fort Morgan. Friday’s events include artillery firing at 6:30 pm followed by Civil War era music performed by Bobby Horton, a Birmingham...

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Fort Gaines Historic Site
51 Bienville Boulevard
Dauphin Island, AL 36528
251-861-6992

The well-preserved ramparts of Fort Gaines have guarded the entrance to Mobile Bay for more than 150 years. Now a fascinating historic site, the Fort stands at the eastern tip of Dauphin Island where it commands panoramic views of the bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Fort Gaines ...

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Fort Morgan
Fort Morgan
110 State Highway 180 West
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-540-7127

On August 1-3, 2014 re-enactors from across the nation will commemorate the Sesquicentennial of the Battle of Mobile Bay and Siege of Fort Morgan. Friday’s events include artillery firing at 6:30 pm followed by Civil War era music performed by Bobby Horton, a Birmingham...

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Fort Gaines Historic Site
51 Bienville Boulevard
Dauphin Island, AL 36528
251-861-6992

The well-preserved ramparts of Fort Gaines have guarded the entrance to Mobile Bay for more than 150 years. Now a fascinating historic site, the Fort stands at the eastern tip of Dauphin Island where it commands panoramic views of the bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Fort Gaines ...

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26650 Perdido Beach Blvd
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-980-7223

The Gulf Coast Powerboat Association (GCPA) is proud to announce that classic Southern Rockers, The Marshall Tucker Band, will be in concert on Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 7:30 pm. The concert will be held at the Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf. Tickets are $20 for G...

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26650 Perdido Beach Blvd
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-980-7223

The Gulf Coast Powerboat Association (GCPA) is proud to announce that classic Southern Rockers, The Marshall Tucker Band, will be in concert on Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 7:30 pm. The concert will be held at the Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf. Tickets are $20 for G...

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Marshall Tucker Band to kick off 2014 Flora-Bama Shootout
Orange Beach Events Center at The Wharf
4671 Wharf Parkway
Orange Beach, AL 36561

The Gulf Coast Powerboat Association (GCPA) is proud to announce that classic Southern Rockers, The Marshall Tucker Band, will be in concert on Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 7:30 pm. The concert will be held at the Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf.  Tickets are $20...

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26650 Perdido Beach Blvd
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-980-7223

The Gulf Coast Powerboat Association (GCPA) is proud to announce that classic Southern Rockers, The Marshall Tucker Band, will be in concert on Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 7:30 pm. The concert will be held at the Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf. Tickets are $20 for G...

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The Amphitheater at The Wharf
4550 Main Street
Orange Beach, AL 36561
800-745-3000

Jake Owen Days of Gold Tour with special guests Parmalee and The Cadillac Three on Friday, August 22nd at 7:00 p.m. TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, JUNE 20TH – 10AM!

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26650 Perdido Beach Blvd
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-980-7223

The Gulf Coast Powerboat Association (GCPA) is proud to announce that classic Southern Rockers, The Marshall Tucker Band, will be in concert on Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 7:30 pm. The concert will be held at the Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf. Tickets are $20 for G...

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26650 Perdido Beach Blvd
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-980-7223

The Gulf Coast Powerboat Association (GCPA) is proud to announce that classic Southern Rockers, The Marshall Tucker Band, will be in concert on Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 7:30 pm. The concert will be held at the Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf. Tickets are $20 for G...

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July 01
Featured Event

Jul 1, 2014 - Aug 22, 2014  9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Lorraine Owen exhibit

Arts & Culture Holiday Events
Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach
26389 Canal Road
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-981-ARTS (2787)

Lorraine Owen, of Gulf Shores, will be featured as the exhibiting artist in the main gallery of the Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach from July 1 through Aug. 22, with a reception July 18 from 5-7 p.m. The Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach gallery hours are 9 a.m. till 4...

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July 09
Featured Event

Jul 9, 2014 - Aug 9, 2014  4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Art of Alabama Food Exhibit Coastal Alabama Farmers’ and Fisherme...

Arts & Culture Culinary
Compleat Studio
4851 Main St.
Orange Beach, AL 36561

4-8 p.m.Showcasing local ingredients at their finest, this event will include a small-scale Farmers’ and Fishermen’s Market featuring some of the freshest foods the area has to offer.

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July 28
Featured Event

Jul 28, 2014  9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Kidcam Summer Camp

Nature
Gulf State Park
22050 Campground Road
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-7275

Kidcam Summer Camp is the perfect day camp for both locals and visitors to the area. Offering 9 weeks of summer fun with all the best activities offered at Gulf State Park.Full Summer and weekly camp sessions are available online now for registration for locals. Daily rates ...

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Jul 28, 2014  1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Butterflies in Flight

Holiday Events Nature
Gulf State Park
20115 State Hwy 135
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-7275

Visit our Education Building to take a flight of fancy with nature’s most beguiling creatures. See their miraculous transformation and learn why these delicate insects have long entranced and inspired us. $1 per vehicle to enter campground.

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Jul 28, 2014  5:00 PM

Brent Burns

Music & Nightlife
LuLu's
200 East 25th Avenue
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-967-LULU (5858)

Brent Burns was born in Seminole, Oklahoma, and moved to Phoenix, Arizona in 1958. While attending high school and Community college sports were important, but music was in his blood. Brent soon strapped on an electric guitar and was fronting a rock-n-roll band. Life soon c...

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Jul 28, 2014  7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Investments

Music & Nightlife
The Hangout
Mermaid Stage
101 East Beach Blvd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542-
251-948-3030

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Jul 28, 2014  11:00 PM

Ellux Furor

Music & Nightlife
The Hangout
Mermaid Stage
101 East Beach Blvd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542-
251-948-3030

Late night music kicks off at 11pm on the Mermaid Stage!

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July 29
Featured Event

Jul 29, 2014  9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Your Own Glass

Arts & Culture Holiday Events
Make Your Own Glass
The Hot Shop at The Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach
26389 Canal Road
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-981-2787

Call to reserve your space, (251) 981-ARTS (2787).Appointments are available Tuesday-Friday at 9 a.m. and cost $50 per person. The small group class offers a 2.5 hour session where guests watch demonstrations by resident glass artists Adam Burges and Kerry Parks, then choose...

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Jul 29, 2014  9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Kidcam Summer Camp

Nature
Gulf State Park
22050 Campground Road
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-7275

Kidcam Summer Camp is the perfect day camp for both locals and visitors to the area. Offering 9 weeks of summer fun with all the best activities offered at Gulf State Park.Full Summer and weekly camp sessions are available online now for registration for locals. Daily rates ...

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Jul 29, 2014  11:00 AM

Hands on Habitat with Gulf State Park

Holiday Events Nature
Tacky Jack's Gulf Shores
240 East 24th Avenue
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-8881

Hands on Habitat with Gulf State Park Tuesday - Jun 10, 2014 Join us every Tuesday this summer for a fun and educational hands on nature series. Kids & adults alike can learn about our ecosystem and interact with the animals that live here with us. Free for a...

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