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Calendar of Events

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

February 28
Featured Event

Feb 28, 2015  10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

23rd Annual Orange Beach Seafood Festival & Car Show

Annual Outdoor & Festivals Holiday Events Snowbird Events
The Wharf
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 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
The Wharf
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 23
Featured Event
The Wharf
4830 Main Street
Orange Beach, AL 36561
205-655-4950

Following its hugely successful car show in April of 2014, Bama Coast Cruise has announced dates of April 23, 24 & 25, for 2015.  This unique automotive event takes place on the beautiful Main Street of The Wharf and is expanding its footprint to include the Marina ...

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April 24
Featured Event
The Wharf
4830 Main Street
Orange Beach, AL 36561
205-655-4950

Following its hugely successful car show in April of 2014, Bama Coast Cruise has announced dates of April 23, 24 & 25, for 2015.  This unique automotive event takes place on the beautiful Main Street of The Wharf and is expanding its footprint to include the Marina ...

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April 25
Featured Event
The Wharf
4830 Main Street
Orange Beach, AL 36561
205-655-4950

Following its hugely successful car show in April of 2014, Bama Coast Cruise has announced dates of April 23, 24 & 25, for 2015.  This unique automotive event takes place on the beautiful Main Street of The Wharf and is expanding its footprint to include the Marina ...

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May 01
Featured Event

May 1, 2015  2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

11th Annual Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival

Annual Outdoor & Festivals Holiday Events
Foley Sports Complex
18507 US Highway 98 West
Foley, AL 36535
251-943-3291

Friday, May 1  2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Saturday, May 2  6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. The Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival, presented by Tanger Outlets, welcomes hot air balloonists from across the country. Enjoy the floating works of art as they grace the skies of Sout...

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May 02
Featured Event

May 2, 2015  2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

11th Annual Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival

Annual Outdoor & Festivals Holiday Events
Foley Sports Complex
18507 US Highway 98 West
Foley, AL 36535
251-943-3291

Friday, May 1  2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Saturday, May 2  6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. The Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival, presented by Tanger Outlets, welcomes hot air balloonists from across the country. Enjoy the floating works of art as they grace the skies of Sout...

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