Fun in the Sun at the Beach

Are you ready to jump into the warm, turquoise water and relax on the sugar-white sand?

In June, when the water along the coast warm ups, everyone from lovebirds to families get out to enjoy the sights, smells, tastes and adventures.

Parasailing Gulf Shores, AL

You will be amazed at how much there is to do from watersports and charter fishing to the many adventures in the sky such as parasailing, helicopter tours and ziplining. Or explore one of the many events in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach.

5th Annual Flora-Bama Fishing Rodeo June 1-3. Tickets are $45 for adults, and $25 for kids 12 and under. Kids can fish with the purchase of an adult-division ticket. June 1: fishing begins 12am; June 2: fishing closes at 7pm; June 3: 3pm awards ceremony. This is the most fun fishing tournament on the Alabama Gulf Coast with top prizes for biggest catfish to largest bill fish and everything in between. Enjoy the daily weigh-ins with fish viewing area, live music, great food and hospitality.

The Velcro PygmiesJune 1 and June 2. 8pm-2am at Live Bait. $10 ages 21+, $15 18-20 years old. With a unique blend of personalities, The Velcro Pygmies deliver a non-stop high energy eclectic blend of music ranging from 80s, country and R&B. They’re on the road for more than 200 shows a year from Dallas to Augusta. This is a concert not to be missed!

2018 Summer Excursions – June 5, 14, 21 and 28. 9:45am-12:15pm at The Estuarium at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab. $12 per person and reservations are recommended. Dates vary. The excursions take visitors into the habitats studied by marine scientists and students at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab. Choose a trip to the salt marsh or a walk along the beach, through the dunes, and into the maritime forest.

Fort Morgan

Tuesday Evening Living History Tour at Fort Morgan – June 5, 12, 19 and 26. 7pm-8pm. $10 each. Historians and site staff, dressed in period uniform, will provide historical insights on Fort Morgan’s history and the life of the people who worked and served there. Artillery and small firearm demonstrations will be given.

C Spire Concert Series presents: I Love The 90’s Tour featuring Salt-N-Pepa with Spinderella, Rob Base, Kid N Play, Coolio, Tone Loc and Young MC – June 15 7:30pm-10:30pm at The Wharf. All seats reserved $72.50, $62.50, $52.50, $32.50, $18. Come hear your favorite R&B artists from the 1990s perform.

C Spire Concert Series presents: Alan Jackson’s Honky Tonk Highway TourJune 23 7:30pm-10:30pm at The Wharf. General Admission Pit: $79.50. Reserved Seats: $79.50, $59.50, $27. The legendary and newly-minted Country Music Hall of Famer Alan Jackson brings his Honky Tonk Highway Tour to Orange Beach. Fans can choose from four VIP experiences with a variety of perks including a backstage tour, stage-side seating, access to a pre-show party, a signed poster, and more.

Sunset Full Moon Sailing in Orange BeachJune 27. $450 private sailing charter for up to 6 passengers. End your day the right way by sailing into the sunset when hues of pink, purple, orange and blue illuminate the sky. Then sail into Perdido Bay and watch the moonbeams dancing off the water as it lights your path down the bay. Perfect for families, a girl’s night out or a romantic evening.

In June, head to the beaches of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach for heart-pounding adventures and showstopping events. You are sure to return home relaxed with lots of new experiences and memories to share. Visit GulfShores.com for more information and to order a 2018 vacation guide.

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