Gulf Shores & Orange Beach
Conventions & Meetings
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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

Featured Events
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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Apr 23, 2015  12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

6th Annual Bama Coast Cruise

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6th Annual Bama Coast Cruise
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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Apr 24, 2015  12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

6th Annual Bama Coast Cruise

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6th Annual Bama Coast Cruise
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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Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar
17401 Perdido Key Drive
Pensacola, FL 32507
850-492-0611

The Interstate Mullet Toss is always held the last FULL weekend in April. The Interstate Mullet Toss & Gulf Coast’s Greatest Beach Party is legendary. What started as just a reason to party has become one of the biggest beach parties on the coast. Those who participate i...

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Apr 25, 2015  12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

6th Annual Bama Coast Cruise

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6th Annual Bama Coast Cruise
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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May 1, 2015  2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

11th Annual Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival

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11th Annual Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival
Foley Sports Complex
18507 US Highway 98 West
Foley, AL 36535
251-943-3291

THURSDAY, APRIL 30 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Tanger Outlets Kickoff and Glow Event  Hot Air Balloon Glow, Four Day Super Sale, Spin the wheel for free prizesFRIDAY, MAY 1 2 PM - 10 PM Foley Sports Complex    Carnival by Mitchell Brothers Carnival  2:00-10:00...

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May 2, 2015  2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

11th Annual Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival

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11th Annual Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival
Foley Sports Complex
18507 US Highway 98 West
Foley, AL 36535
251-943-3291

THURSDAY, APRIL 30 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Tanger Outlets Kickoff and Glow Event  Hot Air Balloon Glow, Four Day Super Sale, Spin the wheel for free prizesFRIDAY, MAY 1 2 PM - 10 PM Foley Sports Complex    Carnival by Mitchell Brothers Carnival  2:00-10:00...

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May 9, 2015  12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Waves of Wine

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Waves of Wine
Caribe The Resort
28101 Perdido Beach Boulevard
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-980-9000

Come enjoy the day at the annual Orange Beach Wine Festival on Saturday, May 9, 2015. Sample over 150 unique wines, savor wonderful food from local restaurants, dance to live music and relax on a cruise around the bay of Orange Beach. Tickets are $35 and each attendee receiv...

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The Hangout Music Festival 2015
The Hangout
Gulf Shores Public Beach
101 E Beach Blvd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

2015 HeadlinersFoo Fighters, Sam Smith, Zac Brown Band and BeckView 2015 lineupNever satisfied with the status quo, event founder and Hangout owner Shaul Zislin has added a sixth stage, a newly redesigned Alabama Gulf Seafood Outdoor Courtyard and a fashion village of pop up...

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The Hangout Music Festival 2015
The Hangout
Gulf Shores Public Beach
101 E Beach Blvd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

2015 HeadlinersFoo Fighters, Sam Smith, Zac Brown Band and BeckView 2015 lineupNever satisfied with the status quo, event founder and Hangout owner Shaul Zislin has added a sixth stage, a newly redesigned Alabama Gulf Seafood Outdoor Courtyard and a fashion village of pop up...

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The Hangout Music Festival 2015
The Hangout
Gulf Shores Public Beach
101 E Beach Blvd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

2015 HeadlinersFoo Fighters, Sam Smith, Zac Brown Band and BeckView 2015 lineupNever satisfied with the status quo, event founder and Hangout owner Shaul Zislin has added a sixth stage, a newly redesigned Alabama Gulf Seafood Outdoor Courtyard and a fashion village of pop up...

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April 18
Featured Event

Apr 18, 2015  10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Waterway Village Zydeco & Crawfish Festival & 5k Run

Arts & Culture Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Holiday Events
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 19
Featured Event

Apr 19, 2015  4:00 PM

Foley Centennial Celebration

Outdoor & Festivals Holiday Events Music & Nightlife
Foley Heritage Park
125 East Laurel Avenue
Foley, AL 36535
251-943-1300

Foley continues its year-long centennial celebration on Sunday, April 19, with a birthday picnic for the city in Heritage Park.Foley Mayor John Koniar and the city council invite everyone to attend the event, which will include a concert by the Baldwin Pops. Festivities and ...

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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
6th Annual Bama Coast Cruise
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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Apr 23, 2015  7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Sunset Festival

Outdoor & Festivals Music & Nightlife
The Wharf in Orange Beach
4830 Main Street
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-224-1000

Starting April 9 and continuing Thursdays through the summer The Wharf, along with Aloha Hospitality and other sponsors have partnered to create an atmosphere of fun and entertainment with live music, street performers, drink specials and games for the whole family. Professi...

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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
6th Annual Bama Coast Cruise
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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Apr 24, 2015 - Apr 26, 2015

57th Annual Dauphin Island Regatta

Annual Outdoor & Festivals Holiday Events
4381 Park Road
Mobile, AL 
251-591-3006

The 57th Annual Dauphin Island Race, often called the largest single-day point-to-point race in the United States, will be held April 24 – 26, 2015 on Mobile Bay.Join us for three days of sailing fun including two competitive races and a party on the island to remember. Come...

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Apr 24, 2015 - Apr 26, 2015

57th Annual Dauphin Island Regatta

Annual Outdoor & Festivals Holiday Events
4381 Park Road
Mobile, AL 
251-591-3006

The 57th Annual Dauphin Island Race, often called the largest single-day point-to-point race in the United States, will be held April 24 – 26, 2015 on Mobile Bay.Join us for three days of sailing fun including two competitive races and a party on the island to remember. Come...

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

The Interstate Mullet Toss is always held the last FULL weekend in April. The Interstate Mullet Toss & Gulf Coast’s Greatest Beach Party is legendary. What started as just a reason to party has become one of the biggest beach parties on the coast. Those who participate i...

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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
6th Annual Bama Coast Cruise
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 30
Featured Event

Apr 30, 2015  7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Sunset Festival

Outdoor & Festivals Music & Nightlife
The Wharf in Orange Beach
4830 Main Street
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-224-1000

Starting April 9 and continuing Thursdays through the summer The Wharf, along with Aloha Hospitality and other sponsors have partnered to create an atmosphere of fun and entertainment with live music, street performers, drink specials and games for the whole family. Professi...

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