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Calendar of Events

Find fun Orange Beach and Gulf Shores events here

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. 

Search by category to look for a certain type of event, choose a date range from our drop down menu, or use the calendar to see all the events scheduled for when you visit.

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FESTIVAL Events

Featured Events
Featured Event

Mar 14, 2015  10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

41st Annual Festival of Art

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Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach
Waterfront Park
26389 Canal Road
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-981-ARTS (2787)

The Orange Beach Festival of Art is held each year on the second week-end of March. Come and See Visual Arts, Fine Art and Crafts, Glass Artists, Potters, Painters, Sculptors, Watercolorist, Textile Artists, and Wood Artists. There will also be a Kid's Art Alley, a culinary ...

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Mar 15, 2015  10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

41st Annual Festival of Art

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Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach
Waterfront Park
26389 Canal Road
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-981-ARTS (2787)

The Orange Beach Festival of Art is held each year on the second week-end of March. Come and See Visual Arts, Fine Art and Crafts, Glass Artists, Potters, Painters, Sculptors, Watercolorist, Textile Artists, and Wood Artists. There will also be a Kid's Art Alley, a culinary ...

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Mar 19, 2015 - Mar 22, 2015

2015 Wharf Boat and Yacht Show

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2015 Wharf Boat and Yacht Show
The Wharf in Orange Beach
4550 Main Street
Orange Beach, AL 36561
850-348-1498

The Wharf Boat and Yacht Show will offer the largest in-water display of any boat show along the upper Gulf Coast. It will showcase the latest offerings from boat manufacturers and dealers throughout the Southeast. In-water displays will allow prospective buyers to test driv...

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Mar 28, 2015  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Original German Sausage Festival

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Elberta Town Park
Main Street
Elberta, AL 36530

Held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The best German Sausage you have ever tasted! Made from a secret recipe developed by the founding fathers of Elberta, AL. This is the only place you can get the real thing! Arts and crafts, live music, carnival rides, baked goods and more. Don't fo...

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February 28
Featured Event

Feb 28, 2015  10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

23rd Annual Orange Beach Seafood Festival & Car Show

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23rd Annual Orange Beach Seafood Festival & Car Show
The Wharf in Orange Beach
4830 Main Street
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-981-1524

The Orange Beach Sports Association (OBSA) is pleased to announce the 23rd Annual Orange Beach Seafood Festival is set for February 28, 2015, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.  This festival is the Association's major fundraiser to support sports-related activities in our commu...

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March 07
Featured Event

Mar 7, 2015  9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Heritage Arts & Camellia Festival

Annual Arts & Culture Outdoor & Festivals Holiday Events Snowbird Events
Baldwin County Heritage Museum
25521 Highway 98
Elberta, AL 36530
251-986-8375

Jazz music, cool cars and beautiful flowers are among the offerings at The Heritage Arts & Camellia Festival on March 7 at the Baldwin County Heritage Museum in Elberta. Festival hours are 9 a.m. ‘til 4 p.m.The MG British Car Club will be there along with the 3rd Block J...

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March 14
Featured Event

Mar 14, 2015  10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

41st Annual Festival of Art

Annual Arts & Culture Outdoor & Festivals Snowbird Events
Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach
Waterfront Park
26389 Canal Road
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-981-ARTS (2787)

The Orange Beach Festival of Art is held each year on the second week-end of March. Come and See Visual Arts, Fine Art and Crafts, Glass Artists, Potters, Painters, Sculptors, Watercolorist, Textile Artists, and Wood Artists. There will also be a Kid's Art Alley, a culinary ...

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March 15
Featured Event

Mar 15, 2015  10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

41st Annual Festival of Art

Annual Arts & Culture Outdoor & Festivals Snowbird Events
Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach
Waterfront Park
26389 Canal Road
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-981-ARTS (2787)

The Orange Beach Festival of Art is held each year on the second week-end of March. Come and See Visual Arts, Fine Art and Crafts, Glass Artists, Potters, Painters, Sculptors, Watercolorist, Textile Artists, and Wood Artists. There will also be a Kid's Art Alley, a culinary ...

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March 19
Featured Event

Mar 19, 2015 - Mar 22, 2015

2015 Wharf Boat and Yacht Show

Annual Outdoor & Festivals
2015 Wharf Boat and Yacht Show
The Wharf in Orange Beach
4550 Main Street
Orange Beach, AL 36561
850-348-1498

The Wharf Boat and Yacht Show will offer the largest in-water display of any boat show along the upper Gulf Coast. It will showcase the latest offerings from boat manufacturers and dealers throughout the Southeast. In-water displays will allow prospective buyers to test driv...

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March 28
Featured Event

Mar 28, 2015  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Original German Sausage Festival

Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Snowbird Events
Elberta Town Park
Main Street
Elberta, AL 36530

Held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The best German Sausage you have ever tasted! Made from a secret recipe developed by the founding fathers of Elberta, AL. This is the only place you can get the real thing! Arts and crafts, live music, carnival rides, baked goods and more. Don't fo...

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April 18
Featured Event

Apr 18, 2015  10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Waterway Village Zydeco & Crawfish Festival & 5k Run

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Waterway Village Zydeco & Crawfish Festival & 5k Run
Waterway Village in Gulf Shores--Under the Intracoastal Bridge (North & Sou... (more)
225 East 24th Avenue
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-968-1172

The Waterway Village Zydeco & Crawfish Festival boils up a beaucoup (Cajun for a lot) of fun on Saturday, April 18.  Sink your teeth into some hot, juicy, lip-smacking crawfish while dancing to the infectious rhythms of some of the best Zydeco bands from around the ...

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April 23
Featured Event

Apr 23, 2015  12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

6th Annual Bama Coast Cruise

Annual Outdoor & Festivals Holiday Events
The Wharf in Orange Beach
4830 Main Street
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-224-1000

6th Annual Bama Coast Cruise will be held Thursday, April 23 from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm and Friday & Saturday April 24 & 25 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Wharf Resort & Marina Orange Beach, AL.  Come and see the beautiful cars on display at The Wharf, en...

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April 24
Featured Event

Apr 24, 2015  12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

6th Annual Bama Coast Cruise

Annual Outdoor & Festivals Holiday Events
The Wharf in Orange Beach
4830 Main Street
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-224-1000

6th Annual Bama Coast Cruise will be held Thursday, April 23 from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm and Friday & Saturday April 24 & 25 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Wharf Resort & Marina Orange Beach, AL.  Come and see the beautiful cars on display at The Wharf, en...

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April 25
Featured Event

Apr 25, 2015  12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

6th Annual Bama Coast Cruise

Annual Outdoor & Festivals Holiday Events
The Wharf in Orange Beach
4830 Main Street
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-224-1000

6th Annual Bama Coast Cruise will be held Thursday, April 23 from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm and Friday & Saturday April 24 & 25 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Wharf Resort & Marina Orange Beach, AL.  Come and see the beautiful cars on display at The Wharf, en...

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