Do you have what it takes to brave 50ish degree Gulf waters? Test your mettle as you make your resolutions. At high noon, take part in the annual Polar Bear Dip along the Florida/Alabama state line.
Join those who have made this an annual tradition.
Every winter, a special “species” of folks in their golden years flock to the Alabama Gulf Coast to spend the winter months in the sun. Affectionately called “Snowbirds,” they come to enjoy the mild weather, miles of beaches, and special winter discounts (more…)
“As the shoppers rush home with their treasures” rings true today more than when Silver Bells was first written. Overscheduled families often hustle through the holidays in such as stressful blur that they end up spending the holidays nursing colds or (more…)
Enjoy a fantastic line-up of talent during the 2011 Gulf Shores Entertainment Winter Series at the Erie Meyer Civic Center. For the first time ever, you can order individual tickets or Season Series Packages online. A great value, Season Series Packages (more…)
Discover the art of handcrafted and hand-stamped jewelry at Tara Gifford’s Blue Girl Beading Company in Gulf Shores. From flirty, vintage and elegant pieces, to funky one-of-a-kind glass beads and gems, she creates amazing jewelry from a range of materials (more…)
Don’t forget to visit the 43rd Annual Trim-A-Tree in Foley. Works of more than 200 artists and craftsmen are available for sale and displayed on a winter wonderland of Christmas trees. It’s a great way to remember your visit with a unique souvenir or (more…)
The Alabama Coastal Foundation (ACF) provides a number of options for helping preserve the local ecosystem now and into the future. For the holiday gift-giving season, consider making a one-time donation for the ACF Gulf Oil Release Response or purchase (more…)
When that special someone is hard to shop for, consider buying them a gift card or gift certificate they can use when they vacation on the Alabama Gulf Coast. From local attractions and restaurants, to beachside lodgings and spa treatments, it’s a unique (more…)
Celebrate all the things that make the holidays bright here in the South when the Entertainment Series 2011 presents Cinnamon Grits: Christmas in the South. The show lasts one night only – December 13, 2010 – and takes place at the Erie Meyer Civic Center (more…)
Experience a Civil War Christmas at Fort Morgan, a National Historic Landmark located 22 miles west of Gulf Shores. Living history interpreters will portray the life of the men and women of this famous Confederate garrison during this special Christmas (more…)