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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

Oct 25, 2014  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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Nov 6, 2014 - Nov 16, 2014  10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

30th Annual Frank Brown International Songwriters' Festival

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30th Annual Frank Brown International Songwriters
Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar
17401 Perdido Key Drive
Pensacola, FL 32507
850-492-0611

 The Frank Brown International Songwriters Festival will celebrate its 30th birthday in style, presenting a memorable lineup of Grammy-winning performers and up-and-coming hit-makers Nov. 6-16 at venues in Perdido Key, Pensacola and along the Gulf Coast.The festival is ...

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The Hangout
The Hangout
101 East Beach Boulevard
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-3030

Held annually on the white sands of the Alabama coastline in the heart of the Gulf Coast, this year’s Oyster Cook-off will bring together celebrity chefs from across the U.S. as well as a long list of well-known Gulf coast restaurateurs. Set for Nov.7-9, the event is present...

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The Hangout
The Hangout
101 East Beach Boulevard
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-3030

Held annually on the white sands of the Alabama coastline in the heart of the Gulf Coast, this year’s Oyster Cook-off will bring together celebrity chefs from across the U.S. as well as a long list of well-known Gulf coast restaurateurs. Set for Nov.7-9, the event is present...

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The Hangout
The Hangout
101 East Beach Boulevard
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-3030

Held annually on the white sands of the Alabama coastline in the heart of the Gulf Coast, this year’s Oyster Cook-off will bring together celebrity chefs from across the U.S. as well as a long list of well-known Gulf coast restaurateurs. Set for Nov.7-9, the event is present...

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October 24
Featured Event

Oct 24, 2014  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

31st Annual Renaissance Festival "Gatalop 31"

Annual Outdoor & Festivals History Events
Fort Gaines Historic Site
51 Bienville Boulevard
Dauphin Island, AL 36528
251-861-6992

Hosted by the Society of Creative Anachronism, the Barony of Osprey will present Life in the Middle Ages. You will see Knight in Armor as they storm the castle, view melee's and sieges. Visit with Lords, Ladies, Artist and Medieval Merchants. Watch our resident Blacksmith de...

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October 25
Featured Event
Bellingrath Gardens and Home
12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd
Theodore, AL 36582
251-973-2217

Hot Air Balloons will be glowing on the Great Lawn during the evening for kids to enjoy while they are trick-or-treating throughout the gardens. Special admission rates begin at 5:00 PM.

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Oct 25, 2014  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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Oct 25, 2014  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

31st Annual Renaissance Festival "Gatalop 31"

Annual Outdoor & Festivals History Events
Fort Gaines Historic Site
51 Bienville Boulevard
Dauphin Island, AL 36528
251-861-6992

Hosted by the Society of Creative Anachronism, the Barony of Osprey will present Life in the Middle Ages. You will see Knight in Armor as they storm the castle, view melee's and sieges. Visit with Lords, Ladies, Artist and Medieval Merchants. Watch our resident Blacksmith de...

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November 01
Featured Event

Nov 1, 2014  9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

2nd Annual Stockton Sawmill Days

Outdoor & Festivals
2nd Annual Stockton Sawmill Days
Bicentennial Park, Hwy. 225, Stockton, AL
Hwy. 225
Stockton, AL 

Saturday, November 1, 20149 am to 4 pmStockton, AL, home to Alabama’s first sawmill, celebrates its history and heritage. Step back in time. Watch draft animals hitched and pull logs. Enjoy our new professional lumberjack show demonstrate log-rolling, pole-climbing, crosscut...

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November 06
Featured Event

Nov 6, 2014 - Nov 16, 2014  10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

30th Annual Frank Brown International Songwriters' Festival

Annual Outdoor & Festivals Music & Nightlife
30th Annual Frank Brown International Songwriters
Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar
17401 Perdido Key Drive
Pensacola, FL 32507
850-492-0611

 The Frank Brown International Songwriters Festival will celebrate its 30th birthday in style, presenting a memorable lineup of Grammy-winning performers and up-and-coming hit-makers Nov. 6-16 at venues in Perdido Key, Pensacola and along the Gulf Coast.The festival is ...

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November 07
Featured Event
The Hangout
The Hangout
101 East Beach Boulevard
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-3030

Held annually on the white sands of the Alabama coastline in the heart of the Gulf Coast, this year’s Oyster Cook-off will bring together celebrity chefs from across the U.S. as well as a long list of well-known Gulf coast restaurateurs. Set for Nov.7-9, the event is present...

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November 08
Featured Event
The Hangout
The Hangout
101 East Beach Boulevard
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-3030

Held annually on the white sands of the Alabama coastline in the heart of the Gulf Coast, this year’s Oyster Cook-off will bring together celebrity chefs from across the U.S. as well as a long list of well-known Gulf coast restaurateurs. Set for Nov.7-9, the event is present...

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November 09
Featured Event
The Hangout
The Hangout
101 East Beach Boulevard
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-3030

Held annually on the white sands of the Alabama coastline in the heart of the Gulf Coast, this year’s Oyster Cook-off will bring together celebrity chefs from across the U.S. as well as a long list of well-known Gulf coast restaurateurs. Set for Nov.7-9, the event is present...

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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

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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