Gulf Shores & Orange Beach
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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. 

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Apr 28, 2015 - May 8, 2015  3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Kaleidoscope Afternoon Arts

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Gulf Coast Arts Alliance Art Gallery
225 East 24th Avenue
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-2627

The 4th quarter of after school art for children will begin on March 23 through May 8.  This program will feature classes in pastel, pottery, etiquette, chorale and culinary.  $60 for the six week session for each class selected.

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Apr 28, 2015  10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Painting in Pastel with Tommy Vogel

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Gulf Coast Arts Alliance Art Gallery
225 East 24th Avenue
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-2627

Tommy Vogel will be teaching classes in pastel each Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Gulf Coast Arts Alliance Art Gallery.  Tommy provides all materials and students complete a painting each class.  Individual classes are $35.00,...

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Apr 28, 2015  5:00 PM

Jon Cowart

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Lucy Buffett's LuLu's
200 East 25th Avenue
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-967-LULU (5858)

Jon Cowart of CornBred is an amazing local talent.  He covers artists from Van Morisson and the Beatles to Prince and The Coug.  Come on down and enjoy our margaritas while enjoying the killer sounds of Jon Cowart.

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Apr 28, 2015  7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Smokey & Mark

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Papa Rocco's
101 West 6th Street
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-7262

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Apr 29, 2015  10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Painting in Pastel with Tommy Vogel

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Gulf Coast Arts Alliance Art Gallery
225 East 24th Avenue
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-2627

Tommy Vogel will be teaching classes in pastel each Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Gulf Coast Arts Alliance Art Gallery.  Tommy provides all materials and students complete a painting each class.  Individual classes are $35.00,...

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Apr 29, 2015  5:00 PM

Jimmy Lumpkin

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Lucy Buffett's LuLu's
200 East 25th Avenue
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-967-LULU (5858)

Jimmy Lumpkin is a singer/songwriter playing multiple instruments, but is most fond of his acoustic guitar. In addition to his solo career, he also plays with the band "Trigger Root". He lives in Summerdale AL, close to Fish River, in a log cabin with his wife Talia and dog ...

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Apr 29, 2015  6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Open Mic with Nigel

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Tacky Jack's Gulf Shores
240 East 24th Avenue
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-8881

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Apr 29, 2015  6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Destiny Brown

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Bimini Bob's Raw and Rum Bar
4851 Wharf Pkwy #116
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-424-1900

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Apr 29, 2015  7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Smokey & Mark

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Papa Rocco's
101 West 6th Street
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-7262

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Apr 30, 2015  4:00 PM

CoConut Radio

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Lucy Buffett's LuLu's
200 East 25th Avenue
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-967-LULU (5858)

Steve Reeths and Sue Kittredge formed the duo Coconut Radio in 2007 after playing many years in the upper Midwest with the jam band Square One. Hearing the call of the warm southern tropics the two embraced the beach music scene that was not only Trop Rock, but included many...

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Apr 30, 2015  6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Cornbred

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Tacky Jack's - Orange Beach
27206 Safe Harbor Drive
Orange Beach, AL 36561-
251-981-4144

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Apr 30, 2015  6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Destiny Brown

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Baumhower's at the Beach
4851 Wharf Parkway Suite 130
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251 424-1360

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Apr 30, 2015  6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Vibe Irie

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Bimini Bob's Raw and Rum Bar
4851 Wharf Pkwy #116
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-424-1900

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Apr 30, 2015  7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Sunset Festival

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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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Apr 30, 2015  7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Mark & Logan

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Papa Rocco's
101 West 6th Street
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-7262

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Apr 30, 2015  8:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Karaoke

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Tacky Jack's 2 - Fort Morgan
1577 Hwy 180 West
Gulf Shores, AL 36542-
251 968.8341

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Apr 30, 2015 - May 2, 2015

2015 SSAC Softball Championship

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The 2015 SSAC Softball Championship will take place at the Gulf Shores Sportsplex. Come out and support your favorite team as they battle it out on the field for the title! 

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Gulf Shores Sportsplex
19025 Oak Road West
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
334-263-6994

High school athletes from across the state of Alabama will converge on the Gulf Shores and Orange Beach area for the 2015 AHSAA State Track Championship, which is set for April 30, May 1 & 2 at the Gulf Shores Sportsplex. Over 1500 student- athletes representing ...

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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 1, 2015  5:00 PM

Kyle & Karl

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Lucy Buffett's LuLu's
200 East 25th Avenue
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-967-LULU (5858)

These guys are a couple of local boys doing what they love and doing it great.  They are masters at putting a new fresh spin on the songs you know and love.  You will hear your favorites from Paul Simon, Bob Dylan, Marshall Tucker and more, but brought to life in a...

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May 1, 2015  6:00 PM

Ronnie Presley

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Baumhower's at the Beach
4851 Wharf Parkway Suite 130
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251 424-1360

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May 1, 2015  6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Marty McIntosh

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Tacky Jack's - Orange Beach
27206 Safe Harbor Drive
Orange Beach, AL 36561-
251-981-4144

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May 1, 2015  7:30 PM

The Ransom of Red Chief

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South Baldwin Community Theatre
2022 West 2nd Street
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-968-6721

The townspeople of Summit, Alabama are a happy folk whose bliss is marred only by young Johnny Dorset, a 'two-legged skyrocket of a kid' whose mischiefleaves no one unscathed.  Two con-men kidnap Johnny in order to extort a large ransom from his mother.  The scheme...

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The Amphitheater at The Wharf
4550 Main Street
Orange Beach, AL 36561
800-745-3000

Friday, May 1st C Spire Concert Series presents: Boston with special guest Kansas at 7:30 p.m.All seats reserved $79.50 - $69.50 - $49.50 - $35.00 - $20.00**PLUS APPLICABLE FEES & SERVICE CHARGES**Tickets on sale Friday, March 13th at 10 a.m.Online at www.ticketmaster.co...

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2015 AVCA Collegiate Sand Volleyball Championship
Gulf Shores Public Beach
100 Gulf Shores Parkway
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-979-4287

The AVCA brings the best of sand volleyball to the beach in Gulf Shores.  Check out the best college teams from across the country as they compete for the championship title.  Pick your favorite team, find your spot in the sand and don't miss three days of collegia...

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May 2, 2015  8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Gulf Coast Farmers Market

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Gulf State Park Pavilion
22250 East Beach Blvd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

Open Saturdays from 8:00 a.m.- Noon, during the months of October through July.

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May 2, 2015  9:00 AM

Tennis Family Fun Day

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George C. Meyer Tennis Center
2049 West 2nd Street
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
334-590-4484

Tennis Family Fun Day on Saturday, May 2nd at 9:00 a.m. No equipment or tennis experience necessary. Free Kids and Adult Clinic event available for beginners, current players, families and friends performed by the top pros in the area.

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May 2, 2015  9:00 AM

Peddle to the Treasure For a Cure

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