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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 04/30/2016 to 05/30/2016

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Apr 29, 2016 - Apr 30, 2016  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

7th Annual Bama Coast Cruise

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7th Annual Bama Coast Cruise
4830 Main Street
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 224-1000

7th Annual Bama Coast Cruise will be held at the Wharf Resort and Marina Orange Beach, AL. Come and see the beautiful cars on display at The Wharf, enjoy a day of shopping and dine at one of The Wharf's several delicious restaurants. Bama Coast Cruise is an absolutely stunni...

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May 6, 2016 - May 7, 2016  2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

12th Annual Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival

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12th Annual Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival
18507 U.S. 98
Foley, AL 36535
(251) 943-5590

The Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival, presented by Tanger Outlets, welcomes more than 30 hot air balloonists from across the country. Enjoy the floating works of art as they grace the skies of South Baldwin County on Friday and Saturday morning*. Get up close and personal...

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May 7, 2016 - May 8, 2016  10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

44th Annual Art in the Park

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John B. Foley Park (corner of AL Hwy 59 and US Hwy 98)

(251) 943-4381

Join us at Art in the Park, a competitive juried fine arts show for artists across the southeast. This event is held each spring on the lawn of the John B. Foley Park in downtown Foley and has grown to attract thousands of attendees. Over 100 artists showcase their talents w...

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C Spire Concert Series presents: Florida Georgia Line with special guests Cole Swindell, The Cadillac Three & Kane Brown
4550 Main Street
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(800) 745-3000

Florida Georgia Line’s is set to kick off the 2016 C Spire Concert Series with a high-octane performance Don’t miss your chance to see three of country music’s hottest acts live in Orange Beach! Get tickets Friday, January 15 at 10 a.m. online at Ticketmaster....

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May 14, 2016  12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Orange Beach Wine Festival

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Orange Beach Wine Festival
Caribe The Resort
Caribe The Resort

251-980-9039

The Orange Beach Wine Fest is one of the most cherished tickets on the island. Over 120 wines, three live music acts, food from distinguished local restaurants, boat tours of the bay, custom wine glass, custom wine bag, and even craft beer for the un-winies ...... all for on...

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

Renowned and respected in Nashville, Stapleton has co-written six No. 1 hits for some of country music’s biggest stars and has continually worked as an in-demand session musician, providing masterful backup vocals and guitar work to countless pieces of music.  

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May 18, 2016 - May 21, 2016  12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

2016 Orange Beach Billfish Classic

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2016 Orange Beach Billfish Classic
The Wharf Marina
4830 Main Street
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 224-1000

Marlin tournament season in the Gulf of Mexico means big fish and big bucks as well as a serious adrenaline rush, and nowhere is that feeling more apparent than in the extremely popular Gulf Coast Triple Crown Series, consisting of five high-profile tournaments in the Gulf o...

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May 20, 2016 - May 22, 2016  12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

The Hangout Music Festival 2016

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Gulf Shores Public Beach
101 E Beach Blvd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

An annual three-day music festival held at the public beaches of Gulf Shores, Alabama, the event features many genres of music, including rock, indie, hip hop, and electronic dance music.

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

At the dawn of the 2010s, a time when mainstream country teemed with buff hunks singing party-hearty anthems, Lee Brice offered a subtler alternative. Also raised on a combination of contemporary rock and post-Garth Brooks country, Brice gravitated toward craft, not bluster....

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April 30
Featured Event

Apr 30, 2016  5:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Salvation Army Causeway Classic 2016

Fishing
Fowl River Marina
11801 Dauphin Island Pkwy.
Theodore, AL 

Participation is open to anyone.All participants must submit a completed and signed registration form no later than 6:00 p.m. on April 29th in order to be eligible to compete.    Registration forms may be submitted in the following ways:    ...

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Apr 30, 2016  8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Wiggle Waggle Dog Day at Bellingrath Gardens and Home

Community Events
Wiggle Waggle Dog Day at Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Bellingrath Gardens and Home
12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd.
Theodore, AL 36582
2519732217

Bellingrath Gardens and Home invites runners, walkers and their furry friends to a fun event for a good cause: The Wiggle Waggle Dog Day on Saturday, April 30, which will benefit the Animal Rescue Foundation. Guests are invited to participate in one of two races. A certified...

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Apr 30, 2016  8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Annual Kid's Fishing Jubilee

Community Events Fishing
Annual Kid
Gulf State Park
Gulf State Park
21101 State Highway 135
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-7275 ext. 2114

Hundreds of children from Gulf Shores and Orange Beach will participate in the event and enjoy learning how to fish and Lake Shelby in the Gulf State Park. Bring fishing poles if you have them. Limited poles and bait will be provided.

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Apr 30, 2016  10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

6th Annual Caitlin Buemi Memorial Golf Tournament

Golf
Glenlakes Golf Club
Glenlakes Golf Club
9530 Clubhouse Dr.
Foley, AL 36535
(251) 508-0354

The 6th Annual Caitlin Buemi Golf Tourney will be held at Glenlakes Golf Club in Foley to raise funds for the Caitlin Buemi Memorial Scholarship Fund. Tourney registration includes breakfast, dinner, special prizes for longest drive, closest to the pin and first, second and ...

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Apr 30, 2016  5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Jon Cowart

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

When asked, why did you choose the career path of being a full time musician, Jon Cowart's answer was, 'It chose me, and I couldn't imagine doing anything else!' Jon Cowart plays Solo/Acoustic shows all over the Southeast, as well as a full schedule with his band Cornbred. H...

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Apr 30, 2016  9:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Tommy Morse Band

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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Apr 29, 2016 - Apr 30, 2016  12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge Inaugural Bioblitz

Nature
Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge
12295 State Hwy.180 W.
Gulf Shores, AL Gulf Shores

Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge will host its first ever BioBlitz! A BioBlitz is a short period of time where every observation is recorded and designed to quickly calculate species richness for a designated area. Join refuge scientists, volunteers, families, students, t...

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Apr 29, 2016 - May 1, 2016  10:00 AM - 9:00 PM

19th annual Pirates Cove Wood Boat Festival

Community Events
6600 Hwy 95
Elberta, AL 36530
(251) 987-1547

More than 30 wood boats ranging from a Mayan dugout canoe to a 72 foot Mobile Bay Schooner are entered in the competition. Proceeds from the food and beverages sold at the event benefit the Josephine Volunteer Fire Dept. and The Lillian Optimist Club. Activities include perf...

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Apr 22, 2016 - May 1, 2016  7:30 PM - 12:00 AM

A Little Princess

Arts & Culture
2022 West 2nd Street
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-6721

April 22, 23, 29 and 30 @ 7:30 pm. April 24 and May 1 (Sunday) @ 2:00 pm A delightful, adaptation of the famous classic by the author of "The Secret Garden." Sara Crewe, heiress to a large fortune, is enrolled at Miss Minchin's Select Seminary for Young Ladies in Victorian E...

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Apr 28, 2016 - May 19, 2016  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Social Media University: The Essentials

Gulf Shores Welcome Center
Gulf Shores Welcome Center
3459 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 974-4624

These classes will empower you to dive deeply into the world of social media like a pro. You’ll tackle the most important platforms for your business, including Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and visual media such as Instagram and Pinterest, with a healthy dose of live-str...

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