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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 12/17/2014 to 01/16/2015

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Featured Events
Featured Event

Dec 17, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014

Bellingrath's Magic Christmas in Lights

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Bellingrath
Bellingrath Gardens and Home
12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd
Theodore, AL 36582
251 973-2217

Dates:  November 29 – December 31, 2014 (Closed December 25th)Enjoy one of the most popular holiday events in the Southeast.  Stroll through the gardens with more than three million twinkling lights in over 835 custom designed set pieces in 12 scenes. Tour the Bell...

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Jan 12, 2015  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Snowbird Showcasing presents: BeachFlight Aviation

Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports
Snowbird Showcasing presents: BeachFlight Aviation
Orange Beach Welcome Center
23685 Perdido Beach Blvd
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-974-1510

Experience an incredible balance of excitement and scenic beauty as you soar over beautiful Gulf waters along clean white beaches.  These unique aircraft are a joy to fly.  Soon you will feel confident as you maneuver the trike with ease for an unforgettable experi...

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Jan 12, 2015  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Snowbird Showcasing presents: Blue Girl Beading

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Snowbird Showcasing presents: Blue Girl Beading
Gulf Shores Welcome Center
3150 Gulf Shores Parkway
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-968-7511

Come by the Gulf Shores Welcome Center on Monday, January  12 from 10-Noon and meet the talented folks from Blue Girl Beading.  A unique beading & jewelry boutique with one of a kind style, locally hand made and offering visitors & locals the best in rare b...

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Snowbird Showcasing presents: Gulf Shores Golf Association
Gulf Shores Welcome Center
3150 Gulf Shores Parkway
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-968-7511

Alabama’s Gulf Coast is a golf & beach vacation destination combining 7 signature golf courses with a broad array of lodging options including everything from resort-style & "national chain" hotels, to well appointed “on-site” golf condominiums, to luxury beach-front...

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Jan 13, 2015  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Snowbird Showcasing presents: Sailaway Charters

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Snowbird Showcasing presents: Sailaway Charters
Gulf Shores Welcome Center
3150 Gulf Shores Parkway
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-968-7511

If you think you might enjoy a 2 or 3 hour sailing adventure, or explore Longs Bayou and Wolf Bay on a narrated nature tour of shrimping, oystering crabbing, dolphin watching. Then what you want is much more than just another dolphin cruise. You want a fun, informative, lear...

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Jan 13, 2015  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Snowbird Showcasing presents: The Wharf

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Snowbird Showcasing presents: The Wharf
Orange Beach Welcome Center
23685 Perdido Beach Blvd
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-974-1510

The Gulf Coast's most inviting resort destination with exciting and diverse residential, entertainment, retail and dining options. Stop by and learn more on Tuesday, January 13 from 10 a.m.-Noon at the Orange Beach Welcome Center.

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Snowbird Lecture Series presents: Weeks Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
Orange Beach Welcome Center
Conference Room
23685 Perdido Beach Blvd
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-974-1510

Located along the eastern shore of Mobile Bay, the Weeks Bay estuary, "where rivers meet the sea,” is an important site of scientific research on estuarine ecology and contains a variety of habitats which support a diverse and important assemblage of native plants and animal...

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Jan 14, 2015  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Snowbird Showcasing presents: Pottery Central

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Snowbird Showcasing presents: Pottery Central
Gulf Shores Welcome Center
3150 Gulf Shores Parkway
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-968-7511

Ceramic artist Steven Dark’s work is well known on the Gulf Coast for his always irreverent take on traditional vessel forms and a dark self-deprecating humor that expresses itself in his recent series of caricature heads.In his over twenty year career, Steven has largely di...

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Jan 14, 2015  2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Snowbird Showcasing presents: Sail Wild Hearts

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Snowbird Showcasing presents: Sail Wild Hearts
Orange Beach Welcome Center
23685 Perdido Beach Blvd
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-974-1510

Experience the 53-foot, open-ocean catamaran and sail the turquoise waters of Orange Beach and Gulf Shores, Alabama. Orange Beach cruises are available with excursions just off the shore, offering views of white-sand beaches in one direction and the wide expanse of the Gulf ...

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Snowbird Lecture Series presents: Gulf State Park with naturalist Kelly Reetz
Orange Beach Welcome Center
23685 Perdido Beach Blvd
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-974-1510

Come hear Kelly on Thursday, January 15 at 10 a.m. as she talks about the sea turtles and shorebirds that are native to the Gulf Coast region.  It is our goal to inspire people to care for the environment by expanding their knowledge of the state’s natural resources thr...

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Jan 15, 2015  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Snowbird Showcasing presents: Delta Safari

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Snowbird Showcasing presents: Delta Safari
Gulf Shores Welcome Center
3150 Gulf Shores Parkway
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-968-7511

Come by the Gulf Shores Welcome Center on Thursday, January 15 from 10 am-Noon and meet the folks from Delta Safari. Coastal Alabama’s leading tour operator and only delta specialist. 

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August 08
Featured Event

Aug 8, 2014 - Jan 1, 2015  8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Karaoke

Music & Nightlife
Live Bait Food & Spirits and Live Bait Too!
24281 Perdido Beach Blvd
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-974-1612

Nightly at 8:00 p.m.

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Aug 8, 2014 - Jan 1, 2015  9:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Karaoke

Music & Nightlife
Pink Pony Pub
137 East Gulf Place
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-6371

Nightly 9:00 p.m.

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November 28
Featured Event

Nov 28, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014

Bellingrath's Magic Christmas in Lights

Annual Holiday Events Snowbird Events
Bellingrath
Bellingrath Gardens and Home
12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd
Theodore, AL 36582
251 973-2217

Dates:  November 29 – December 31, 2014 (Closed December 25th)Enjoy one of the most popular holiday events in the Southeast.  Stroll through the gardens with more than three million twinkling lights in over 835 custom designed set pieces in 12 scenes. Tour the Bell...

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Holiday Ice Skating at The Wharf with Real Ice
The Wharf
4830 Main Street
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-224-1000

Real Ice is back and better than ever! Skate on real ice in a festive setting in Palm Plaza. November 28 - January 4 Monday - Friday: 4pm-10pm Saturday & Sunday: 10am-10pm2 hour skating sessions, $10 per skate session $12 per skate session and Ferris Wheel ride combo Vis...

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Nov 28, 2014 - Jan 4, 2015

Winter Wonderland at The Wharf

Music & Nightlife Snowbird Events
The Wharf
4830 Main Street
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-224-1000

New SPECTRA Show! Watch "Winter Wonderland" just in time for Christmas season. Enjoy FREE nightly shows. November 2014-January 2015Visit www.alwharf.com for seasonal show times.

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December 15
Featured Event

Dec 15, 2014 - Dec 25, 2014  3:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Arctic Express at Wales West RV Resort and Light Railway

Annual Holiday Events
Arctic Express at Wales West RV Resort and Light Railway
Wales West RV Resort & Light Railway
13670 Smiley Street
Silverhill, AL 36576
888-569-5337

All aboard the Arctic Express at Wales West RV Resort and Light Railway.  Great Holiday fun for the whole family!   Ride an authentic Steam Train through a wonderland of lights and decorations to the North Pole.  Children visit with Santa in the Winter-wo...

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December 17
Featured Event

Dec 17, 2014  5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Open Mic/Nigel

Music & Nightlife
Tacky Jack's Gulf Shores
240 East 24th Avenue
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-8881

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Dec 17, 2014  6:00 PM

Smokin' Elvis

Music & Nightlife
Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar
Main Stage
17401 Perdido Key Drive
Pensacola, FL 32507
850-492-0611

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Dec 17, 2014  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Karaoke

Music & Nightlife
Happy Harbor on the Line
17400 Perdido Key Drive
Pensacola, FL 32507
850-492-8228

Every Wednesday 6:00 p.m.

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Dec 17, 2014  8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Karaoke

Music & Nightlife
Behind the Pines Restaurant
8818 Highway 180 West
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-3052

Every Wednesday at 8:00 p.m.

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