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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 02/05/2016 to 03/06/2016

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February 05
Featured Event
Fort Morgan
110 State Hwy. 180 W.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 540-7127

Nearly 150 years after landing in the history books, Farragut’s legacy will return to Mobile Bay in the form of the USS Farragut. The public is encouraged to attend Farragut Day on Mobile Bay at Fort Morgan State Historic Site. As this Navy guided missile destroyer tra...

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Feb 5, 2016  5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Grits N Pieces

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

In early 2006 a couple of guys (Mark Willis and John Keuler) had been pickin & kickin around the idea of forming a group that was a little different than what was being offered in the area. They had a vision of mixing reggae-bluegrass-country-rock-folk and blues to form ...

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Feb 5, 2016  6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Mystical Order of Mirams Parade

Mardi Gras
Begins at Wintzell's and ends at Hwy 161, Orange Beach
24131 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561

Watch and enjoy as revelers throw sweets, trinkets, beads and toys.

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Feb 5, 2016  6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Crewe of Columbus Mardi Gras Parade

Mardi Gras
Mobile; Route A
Dauphin Street
Mobile, AL 36602

The first thing you notice about the Crewe of Columbus is the spelling of the name. It's the only group on the Gulf Coast that uses "Crewe" instead of "Krewe." When the group was founded in 1921 (1922, the year of its first parade is used as its beginning date), it was the K...

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Feb 5, 2016  6:30 PM - 10:00 PM

GlenLakes Golf Club Mardi Gras Ball

Community Events
Glenlakes Golf Club
9530 Clubhouse Dr.
Foley, AL Foley
251-955-1220, ext. 5

Join us for the biggest, most festive party of the year at the GlenLakes Golf Club Mardi Gras Ball, 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 5. Enjoy live music, dancing, food and the crowning of the Mardi Gras King and Queen. Attire is island elegance – no jeans, shorts or T-shirts. Gowns a...

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Feb 5, 2016  6:45 PM - 7:45 PM

Maids of Jubilee Mardi Gras Parade

Mardi Gras
Downtown Fairhope

The Maids of Jubilee, in Fairhope, was the first ladies' parading group to form in the Eastern Shore region of south Alabama.Since the organization's founding in 1985, it has grown immensely, boasting more than 400 members these days. In most ladies' groups, there are male m...

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February 06
Featured Event

Feb 6, 2016  10:00 AM - 12:00 AM

22nd Annual Super Chili Bowl Cook Off

Community Events Culinary
22nd Annual Super Chili Bowl Cook Off
17401 Perdido Key Drive
Pensacola, FL 32507
(850) 492-0611

Let the chopping begin at the Flora-Bama's "Super" Bowl Chili Cook-Off on Super Bowl Saturday. Teams of three register beforehand and will even dress up to show team spirit. They work their chili magic to win with their version of the best chili ever, and will receive an awa...

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Feb 6, 2016  10:30 AM - 1:00 PM

18th Annual Snowbird Bratfest

Community Events Snowbird Events
Erie Meyer Civic Center, Gulf Shores
1930 W. 2nd Street
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

The 18th Annual Snowbird Bratfest will be held on Saturday, February 6 in the parking lot adjacent to the Erie Meyer Civic Center in Gulf Shores. the festivities start at 10:30 a.m. and will proceed until all the brats are sold. All proceeds benefit the Fort Morgan, Gulf Sho...

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Feb 6, 2016  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Foley Mardi Gras Parade

Mardi Gras
Starts on Roosevelt Street going east, north on Alston, west on 98 and sout... (more)
Roosevelt Ave
Foley, AL 

The Foley parade is not city-sponsored, and it's not the production of any one group. It's more a loose confederation of folks in this south Baldwin County town who want to make sure they have their own Mardi Gras down there."It's really open to everybody in this area," said...

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Feb 6, 2016  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Floral Parade

Mardi Gras
Mobile; Route A
Dauphin Street
Mobile, AL 36602

The streets of downtown Mobile are filled with the sights and sounds of live marching bands, brilliant-colored floats and of course teeming crowds of parade goers.

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