Attend the annual Christmas lighted boat parade. Few places in the country offer a lighted boat parade filled with dozens of boats festively lit in Christmas themes.
Hear the legend of Billy Claus, Santa’s twin brother who is allergic to snow. Billy Claus makes an annual appearance at LuLu’s where Lucy Buffett reads the story to the young and young-at-heart.
Flip flops are completely acceptable in November and December! With monthly averages in the 60s, mild temperatures make the beach ideal for fall and winter vacations.
Make your own Christmas gifts. Gather up the gang and schedule a lesson in glass-blowing at The Hot Shop. What better way to commemorate your holiday beach vacation than with a handmade souvenir or gift.
Give your annual family beach photo a twist: Hire Santa Claus to be in your family portrait!
Coastal Christmas events. There’s no shortage of ways to celebrate the holidays on Alabama’s white-sand beaches. From Christmas concerts to carriage rides and ice skating at The Wharf, there’s something everyone in the family can enjoy.
The beach. It’s as simple as that. While others are running around making last-minute meal preparations or purchasing gifts, you can relax with your toes in the sand and your people around you.