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Beach FestivalExplore 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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Jul 28, 2014 - Aug 22, 2014  9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Lorraine Owen exhibit

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Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach
26389 Canal Road
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-981-ARTS (2787)

Lorraine Owen, of Gulf Shores, will be featured as the exhibiting artist in the main gallery of the Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach from July 1 through Aug. 22, with a reception July 18 from 5-7 p.m. The Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach gallery hours are 9 a.m. till 4...

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Jul 28, 2014 - Aug 9, 2014  4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Art of Alabama Food Exhibit Coastal Alabama Farmers’ and Fisherme...

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Compleat Studio
4851 Main St.
Orange Beach, AL 36561

4-8 p.m.Showcasing local ingredients at their finest, this event will include a small-scale Farmers’ and Fishermen’s Market featuring some of the freshest foods the area has to offer.

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Jul 28, 2014  9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Kidcam Summer Camp

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Gulf State Park
22050 Campground Road
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-7275

Kidcam Summer Camp is the perfect day camp for both locals and visitors to the area. Offering 9 weeks of summer fun with all the best activities offered at Gulf State Park.Full Summer and weekly camp sessions are available online now for registration for locals. Daily rates ...

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Jul 28, 2014  1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Butterflies in Flight

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Gulf State Park
20115 State Hwy 135
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-7275

Visit our Education Building to take a flight of fancy with nature’s most beguiling creatures. See their miraculous transformation and learn why these delicate insects have long entranced and inspired us. $1 per vehicle to enter campground.

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Jul 28, 2014  5:00 PM

Brent Burns

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

Brent Burns was born in Seminole, Oklahoma, and moved to Phoenix, Arizona in 1958. While attending high school and Community college sports were important, but music was in his blood. Brent soon strapped on an electric guitar and was fronting a rock-n-roll band. Life soon c...

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Jul 28, 2014  7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Investments

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The Hangout
Mermaid Stage
101 East Beach Blvd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542-
251-948-3030

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Jul 28, 2014  11:00 PM

Ellux Furor

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The Hangout
Mermaid Stage
101 East Beach Blvd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542-
251-948-3030

Late night music kicks off at 11pm on the Mermaid Stage!

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Jul 29, 2014  9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Your Own Glass

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Make Your Own Glass
The Hot Shop at The Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach
26389 Canal Road
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-981-2787

Call to reserve your space, (251) 981-ARTS (2787).Appointments are available Tuesday-Friday at 9 a.m. and cost $50 per person. The small group class offers a 2.5 hour session where guests watch demonstrations by resident glass artists Adam Burges and Kerry Parks, then choose...

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Jul 29, 2014  9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Kidcam Summer Camp

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Gulf State Park
22050 Campground Road
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-7275

Kidcam Summer Camp is the perfect day camp for both locals and visitors to the area. Offering 9 weeks of summer fun with all the best activities offered at Gulf State Park.Full Summer and weekly camp sessions are available online now for registration for locals. Daily rates ...

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Jul 29, 2014  11:00 AM

Hands on Habitat with Gulf State Park

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

Hands on Habitat with Gulf State Park Tuesday - Jun 10, 2014 Join us every Tuesday this summer for a fun and educational hands on nature series. Kids & adults alike can learn about our ecosystem and interact with the animals that live here with us. Free for a...

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Jul 29, 2014  6:00 PM

Peek

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The Hangout
Main Stage
101 East Beach Blvd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542-
251-948-3030

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Jul 29, 2014  6:00 PM

Lee and the Hellz Yeah

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

Lee has been playing as a solo act and with his live band Lee & The Hellz Yeah in the Gulf Coast area since 2004. At the moment Lee is working on a new solo record "The Leavin' Sound". The solo album is influenced by Lee's acoustic solo work and creates a down home feel ...

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Jul 29, 2014  6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Adam Tyler Brown

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The Tin Top Restaurant & Oyster Bar
6232 County Road 10; Bon Secour Hwy.
Bon Secour, AL 36511-0328
251-949-5086

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Jul 29, 2014  9:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Open Mic "Song Swap" with Brittany Bell

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Island Time Daiquiris
4830 Wharf Pkwy G101A
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-224-0265

Have one or a few songs you would like to share with a crowd?  Then check out Island Time's Open Mic "Song Swap" with Brittany Bell every Tuesday night.

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Jul 29, 2014  11:00 PM

DJ SREMBA

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The Hangout
Mermaid Stage
101 East Beach Blvd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542-
251-948-3030

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Jul 29, 2014 - Jul 31, 2014  10:00 AM

Free Summer Kids Show at Cobb Pinnacle 14

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Cobb Pinnacle 14 Theatres
3780 Gulf Shores Parkway
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

Shows start at 10am every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Doors open at 9:30am. Same day ticketing only June 17, 18, 19 Turbo (PG) June 24, 25, 26 Epic (PG) July 1, 2, 3 The Croods (PG) July 8, 9, 10 The Smurfs 2 (PG) July 15, 16, 17 The Lego Movie (PG) July...

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Jul 29, 2014 - Aug 1, 2014  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ocean Camp Animal Explorers

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Ocean Camp
27200 Perdido Beach Boulevard
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-802-8605

Explore the marine animal world and how they are different!

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Jul 29, 2014 - Aug 1, 2014  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ocean Camp Animal Explorers

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Ocean Camp
27200 Perdido Beach Boulevard
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-802-8605

Explore the marine animal world and how they are different!

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Jul 30, 2014  12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Summertime Wonderful Wednesdays

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Bellingrath Gardens and Home
12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd
Theodore, AL 36582
251-973-2217

Dates:  Wednesdays from June 4 – July 30, 2014Who knew Wednesday could be so wonderful? Every Wednesday, enjoy a special program about Bellingrath Gardens and Home, gardening, local history and nature.  Topics include Summer Gardening, The Bellingrath Collections, ...

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Jul 30, 2014  9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Your Own Glass

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Make Your Own Glass
The Hot Shop at The Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach
26389 Canal Road
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-981-2787

Call to reserve your space, (251) 981-ARTS (2787).Appointments are available Tuesday-Friday at 9 a.m. and cost $50 per person. The small group class offers a 2.5 hour session where guests watch demonstrations by resident glass artists Adam Burges and Kerry Parks, then choose...

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Jul 30, 2014  9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Kidcam Summer Camp

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