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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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Fairhope Museum of History
Fairhope Museum of History
24 North Section Street
Fairhope, AL 36532
251-929-1471

Beginning April 1 - December 2014, the Fairhope Museum of History will present a comprehensive exhibit telling the stories of Fort Morgan, Fish River, the Grand Hotel, Deer Park, Spanish Fort and Blakeley during the Civil War.  Baldwin County during the American Ci...

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

Dates:  November 1 – November 26, 2014 (Closed Thanksgiving Day)See America’s largest outdoor display of chrysanthemums.  Garden mums are featured in the floral borders, containers and terraces of the Gardens.  See fantastic cascade mums on bridges, balconies ...

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Nov 26, 2014  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Kayak Fishing Class

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Wind & Water Learning Center
26267 Canal Road
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-424-5909

This class is a brief introduction to kayak fishing. Focus will be given to the techniques involved. Students will also be presented with the following information- maneuvering in a fishing kayak, using & detaching an anchor trolley, casting techniques specific to being ...

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Nov 26, 2014  10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Video: Invasion of the Giant Python

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Gulf State Park
22120 Campground Road
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-948-7275

Florida’s Everglades National Park is one of the last great wildlife refuges in the U.S. But the park has become a dumping ground for tens of thousands of Burmese pythons. Pythons have moved into their new home with a vengeance, thriving in the protected wilderness...

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Nov 26, 2014  1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Video: Snake Encounters

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Gulf State Park
22120 Campground Road
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-948-7275

Visit the Nature Center to learn all about our native snakes. Bring a camera and get your picture touching a beautiful snake. $1 per vehicle to enter campground.

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Nov 26, 2014  4:00 PM

JERI @ LuLu's

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

JERI are members of the band Cool Rayz.  They are blend of Rock, R&B, Funk, and Soul.  You will be dancin the night away to all your favorite cover as this high energy group lays down the groove.  Come enjoy some of our wonderful Gulf Seafood as rock the n...

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Nov 26, 2014  5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Open Mic/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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Nov 26, 2014  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Karaoke

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Happy Harbor on the Line
17400 Perdido Key Drive
Pensacola, FL 32507
850-492-8228

Every Wednesday 6:00 p.m.

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Nov 26, 2014  8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Karaoke

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Behind the Pines Restaurant
8818 Highway 180 West
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-3052

Every Wednesday at 8:00 p.m.

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Nov 26, 2014  9:30 PM - 11:30 PM

Karaoke

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The Undertow Bar & Grill
25025 Canal Road
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251 981-3331

Wednesday-Friday 9:30 p.m.

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Nov 27, 2014  11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Thanksgiving Buffet at Perdido Beach Resort

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Perdido Beach Resort
27200 Perdido Beach Boulevard
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-981-9811

It's time once again for the Thanksgiving Buffet at Perdido Beach Resort. This event has become a tradition for both guests and local residents alike and is the official start of the holiday season for many. This mouthwatering buffet includes the holiday favorites you've com...

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Nov 27, 2014  11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Thanksgiving Day Buffet at The Beach Club

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Thanksgiving Day Buffet at The Beach Club
Coast Restaurant at The Beach Club
925 Beach Club Trail
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-224-3600

Enjoy sumptuous creations prepared by award-winning Chef, Brody Olive and his team. Spend quality time with your family and friends and feast on a traditional Thanksgiving fare with a gourmet southern flare.  11AM TILL 3PMReservations Required call (251) 224-3600 $...

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Nov 27, 2014  5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Karaoke

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

Every Thursday 5:30 p.m.

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Nov 27, 2014  8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Karaoke

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Mud Bugs Seafood Bar & Grill
624 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-8081

Thursday - Saturday 8:00 p.m.

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Nov 27, 2014  9:00 PM - 1:00 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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Nov 27, 2014  9:30 PM - 11:30 PM

Karaoke

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The Undertow Bar & Grill
25025 Canal Road
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251 981-3331

Wednesday-Friday 9:30 p.m.

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Nov 27, 2014 - Nov 29, 2014

2014 Gulf Coast Youth Football Classic

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Gulf Shores Sportsplex and Foley High School
19025 Oak Road West
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

 Youth football at the beach!  Teams from across the country compete to take home the Gulf Coast Youth Football Classic title! 

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Nov 28, 2014  1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Video: American Eagle

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Gulf State Park
22120 Campground Road
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-948-7275

Unique to North America, the bald eagle is the continent's most recognizable aerial predator. In the 1960s, this symbol of the United States became an emblem of environmental degradation as the pesticide DDT and other human pressures brought it to the brink of ...

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Wales West RV Resort & Light Railway
13670 Smiley Street
Silverhill, AL 36576
888-569-5337

All aboard the Arctic Express at Wales West RV Resort and Light Railway.  Great Holiday fun for the whole family!   Ride an authentic Steam Train through a wonderland of lights and decorations to the North Pole.  Children visit with Santa in the Winter-wo...

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Nov 28, 2014  5:00 PM

Adam Holt @ LuLu's

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

A singer, guitarist, songwriter, producer, and yes, even studio owner, Holt has written and produced his own music in three albums over the last 8 years, blending blues, rock, gospel, country, and jazz. When he performs live, he offers a mixture of cover songs comparable to ...

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Nov 28, 2014  8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Karaoke

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Mud Bugs Seafood Bar & Grill
624 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-8081

Thursday - Saturday 8:00 p.m.

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Nov 28, 2014  9:30 PM - 11:30 PM

Karaoke

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The Undertow Bar & Grill
25025 Canal Road
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251 981-3331

Wednesday-Friday 9:30 p.m.

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Nov 28, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014

Bellingrath's Magic Christmas in Lights

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

Dates:  November 29 – December 31, 2013 (Closed December 25th)Enjoy one of the most popular holiday events in the Southeast.  Stroll through the gardens with more than three million twinkling lights in over 835 custom designed set pieces in 12 scenes. Tour the Bell...

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Holiday Ice Skating at The Wharf with Real Ice
The Wharf
4830 Main Street
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-224-1000

Real Ice is back and better than ever! Skate on real ice in a festive setting in Palm Plaza. November 28 - January 4 Monday - Friday: 4pm-10pm Saturday & Sunday: 10am-10pm2 hour skating sessions, $10 per skate session $12 per skate session and Ferris Wheel ride combo Vis...

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Nov 28, 2014 - Jan 4, 2015

Winter Wonderland at The Wharf

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The Wharf
4830 Main Street
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-224-1000

New SPECTRA Show! Watch "Winter Wonderland" just in time for Christmas season. Enjoy FREE nightly shows. November 2014-January 2015Visit www.alwharf.com for seasonal show times.

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Nov 29, 2014  8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Saturday Morning Road Bike Ride

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Infinity Bicycles
4575 Orange Beach Boulevard
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-974-1727

Road Ride: Riders may join us for a 24-35 mile ride in and around Orange Beach. The ride usually averages 17 mph. Check our Shop Calendar or Facebook page for time changes or canceled rides. Group RidesWhat you need to ride with us? ¦The willingness to get out and ride! ...

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2014 Kaiser Realty by Wyndham Vacation Rentals Coastal Half Marathon and 5K Run
Orange Beach Sportsplex
4389 William Silvers Pkwy
Orange Beach, AL 36561
615-460-9927

Register today and shed your turkey with us at the beach on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Bring the whole family to enjoy the weekend on Alabama's beautiful Gulf Coast. From a 1 mile fun run to a 5k run to a half-marathon run, there is a  distance for everyone. ...

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Nov 29, 2014  10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Horse & Carriage Rides at The Wharf

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