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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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Oct 22, 2014 - Nov 20, 2014  3:15 PM - 5:15 PM

After School Arts Program at the Coastal Arts Center of Orange Be...

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

Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach After School Arts Program12 week Fall Semester starts Sept. 212 week Spring Semester starts Jan. 133:15-5:15 p.m. Tuesdays - Art in Nature ($140 fall semester - due upon registration)Available to 2nd-6th graders@ Coastal Arts Cen...

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Oct 22, 2014 - Oct 25, 2014

21st annual Tanger PinkSTYLE campaign

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Tanger Outlet Center
2601 S. McKenzie
Foley, AL 36535
251-943-9303

In support of the ongoing efforts to end breast cancer, Tanger Outlets Foley invites its customers to “think pink” this Fall and help support the search for a cure during the 21st annual Tanger PinkSTYLE campaign.From September 15 through October 25, the Tanger PinkSTYLE Cam...

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Oct 22, 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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Oct 22, 2014  11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

2014 Blue Angel Practice Schedule

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National Museum of Naval Aviation
1750 Radford Blvd
Pensacola, FL 32508
850-453-2389

The world-famous Blue Angels are based at NAS Pensacola, and can be seen practicing over the Museum most Tuesday and Wednesday mornings from March to November. Practices typically begin at 11:30 a.m., and last about an hour. Admission to practice is FREE and open to the publ...

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Oct 22, 2014  3:00 PM

Neil Dover

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Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar
Main Stage
17401 Perdido Key Drive
Pensacola, FL 32507
850-492-0611

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Oct 22, 2014  5:00 PM

Albert Simpson

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

Albert Simpson and Highly Kind “Burly and jovial with a bushy beard that dangles a pigtail, Albert Simpson looks the part of both yesterday and today, and that perfectly captures the spirit of his music. Simpson writes, sings, and plays guitar for Highly Kind, a young Gadsde...

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Oct 22, 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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Oct 22, 2014  6:00 PM

Smokin' Elvis

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Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar
Main Stage
17401 Perdido Key Drive
Pensacola, FL 32507
850-492-0611

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Oct 22, 2014  6:00 PM

Island Paint Party at Sunset Cork Room

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Sunset Cork Room Restaurant and Wine Bar
225 East 16th Avenue
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-967-4773

Wednesday, October 22nd, at 6 p.m. we have Island Paint Party in the house.  Everyone I know who has been to one of these parties says it is a lot of fun!!  The cost is $30, paid to Island Paint Party and they supply all the easel’s, paints, canvas etc.  ...

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Oct 22, 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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Oct 22, 2014  8:00 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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Oct 22, 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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Oct 22, 2014  9:00 PM

Logan Spicer & Tony Ray Thompson

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Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar
17401 Perdido Key Drive
Pensacola, FL 32507
850-492-0611

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Oct 22, 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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Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge
12295 Highway 180
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-540-7720

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Oct 23, 2014  12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Experimenting with Acrylics/Marion Hawks

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

Marion Hawks will teach an acrylic art class on Thursdays from September 25 until October 30.  The price for the six week class is $120.00. A list of supplies needed is available at the Gulf Coast Arts Alliance Gallery or can be sent by email. Those interested may conta...

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Oct 23, 2014  5:00 PM

Adam Holt

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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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Oct 23, 2014  5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Uptown Foley Halloween Party

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Foley CVB
404 E. Laurel Avenue Foley, AL 36535
404 E. Laurel Avenue
Foley, AL 36535
251 943-1200

The Uptown Foley Halloween Party held in the streets of downtown Foley from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. Costume contest, cake walk, bounce houses, games, treats, face painting and much more!

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Oct 23, 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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Oct 23, 2014  5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Watercolor with Mary Lou Nicolai

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

Mary Lou Nicolai will conduct classes in watercolor on Thursdays from Sept. 25 until Oct. 30.  The cost for this six week workshop is $120.00.  A list of materials is available at the Gulf Coast Arts Alliance office or can be emailed.  Those interested may cal...

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Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar
Main Stage
17401 Perdido Key Drive
Pensacola, FL 32507
850-492-0611

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Oct 23, 2014  6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Gilbey's Special Wine Dinner Event

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Gilbey’s Seafood & Steak
25775 Perdido Beach Blvd
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-981-2988

October 23, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:30 PMGilbey's Seafood and Steak and M & J Wines are presenting a SPECIAL WINE DINNER EVENT to benefit CARE House, the Baldwin County Child Advocacy Center (www.bccarehouse.org). This exciting event will feature a 4 course dinner prepared by t...

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

Come check out The Hangout's very own Haunted House! $7 admission / $5 for kids 7pm to 10pm Live music on the Mermaid Stage at 7pm!

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Oct 23, 2014  8:00 PM - 5:00 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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Oct 23, 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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Oct 23, 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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Oct 23, 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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City of Gulf Shores Tennis facilities Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club The Bea... (more)

 
251-974-2468

Over 400 athletes from the State of Alabama battle it out for the Southern State Senior and Super Senior Championships. Join the excitement and watch matches at The Peninsula, The Beach Club and the George C Meyer Tennis Center.

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Oct 24, 2014  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

31st Annual Renaissance Festival "Gatalop 31"

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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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Oct 24, 2014  4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Halloween at the Exploreum

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Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center & IMAX® Dome Theater
65 Government Street
Mobile, AL 36633
251-208-6873

One of our favorite events of the year, our Halloween event is a great family friendly option that will entertain all ages. From kooky science experiments to some good old fashion fun with a twist, this is not to be missed! We will have stations set up throughout our buildin...

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Oct 24, 2014  5:00 PM

Kyle & Karl

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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...

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Wales West RV Resort & Light Railway
13670 Smiley Street
Silverhill, AL 36576
1-888-569-5337

All Aboard the Pumpkin Patch Express at Wales West RV Resort and Light Railway, opening Friday Oct. 3, 2014 through Friday, Oct. 31, 2014.  Ride an authentic Steam Train to the Haunted barn and kiddie-friendly Pumpkin Patch, decorate your own Pumpkin, enjoy Refreshments...

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Oct 24, 2014  6:00 PM

LeaAnne Creswell Trio

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Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar
Main Stage
17401 Perdido Key Drive
Pensacola, FL 32507
850-492-0611

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

Come check out The Hangout's very own Haunted House! $7 admission / $5 for kids 7pm to 10pm Live music on the Mermaid Stage at 7pm!

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

South Baldwin Community Theater in Gulf Shores will present "Rapunzel,” its first Young Artist Series production of the 2014- 2015 season, October 17, 18, 24 and 25 at 7:30 p.m. and October 19 & 26 at 2 p.m. Adult tickets are $10, students tickets are $5, and children 2 ...

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Oct 24, 2014  8:00 PM

Logan & Jen

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

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Oct 24, 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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Oct 24, 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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Oct 24, 2014  10:00 PM

Dallas Moore Band

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Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar
Bama Dome
17401 Perdido Key Drive
Pensacola, FL 32507
850-492-0611

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