Spectra Light Show at The Wharf

Three Ways to Make the Most of your Labor Day Vacation

Don’t think of Labor Day as the end of summer – think of it as the beginning of your next season of fun on Alabama’s white-sand beaches!

Plant your feet firmly in the sand and start your Labor Day vacation with these three ways to make the most of your planning and trip.

Labor Day Beach Lodging

Beach Lodging Specials

Great deals and lodging specials on Orange Beach condos, Gulf Shores hotels and beach houses are ready to be had. Spending a night or three along the beach is just the ticket for stress relief. Check Fall Deals to find your place in the sun for a beach getaway that will put the relaxation into reality and the fun into fall.

Beach Events

There’s plenty to do during the annual Labor Day beach vacation, too. Here are just a few of the events awaiting your arrival.

  • The Orange Beach Marina is the place to be for the 2021 MGBFC Labor Day Invitational, Sept. 3-6. This billfish tournament offers cash awards up to $25,000 in the blue marlin category.
  • The Wharf is home to several Labor Day entertainment options, including the nightly SPECTRA Light & Sound Show with shows every 30 minutes beginning at 8 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. There will also be live music at the Boat Bar.
  • Check out the Labor Day Car Show at OWA in nearby Foley. Beginning at noon, see as many as 200 cars and trucks, from classics and hot rods to modern vehicles.
Fresh Seafood Market

Beach Cuisine

Enjoy great food at any number of restaurants along the Alabama Gulf Coast. Whether you’re looking for ethnic cuisine that hits all the right spice notes or seafood that tantalizes the taste buds, Gulf Shores and Orange Beach restaurants are sure to leave you wanting more. Visit a local seafood market for a night eating in without all of the fuss and muss of fixing it yourself. Several seafood markets offer low country boils, gumbos, chowders and other delicacies that will keep your kitchen duty light and your family happy.

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