Gulf Shores AL Beach

Summer Doesn’t Have to End on Alabama’s Beaches

While June and July may have come and gone, there’s still plenty to see and do in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach in August.

With wonderfully warm weather, turquoise Gulf waters and a wide variety of activities and events (yes – events are back!), it’s easy to keep the summer spirit alive on Alabama’s beaches.

Four Fun Events and Things to Do in August

MBGFC Ladies Tournament

Annual MBGFC Ladies Tournament

Kicking off the month is the Mobile Big Game Fishing Club’s Ladies Tournament July 30 – August 1. Ladies can register until July 29 to participate in the tournament. Weigh-ins will be open to the public on Saturday from 6-9 pm and Sunday from 3-6 pm.

Shaggy Sundays Pet Portraits at Cool Shots Selfie Museum

Get some funky photos with your favorite furry friend at Cool Shots Selfie Museum every Sunday at The Wharf. For owners who have social accounts for your pups, this is your time to shine! The cost is $22-27 per entry and treats are provided. All pooches must be on a leash when not having their picture taken.

The Orange Beach Open Fishing Tournament

As you can see, we love fishing on the Alabama Gulf Coast. The Orange Beach Open was designed for old-school fishing fun for families and friends. The tournament is restricted to trolling with dead bait and artificial lures. This is a fantastic opportunity to get your fishing buddies together for a weekend out on the water. The tournament launches from The Wharf Marina Aug. 5-7. More details to come.

The Wharf Amphitheater CSpire Concert Series

CSpire Concert Series Presents: Thomas Rhett

Country music sensation Thomas Rhett is BACK at The Wharf Amphitheater in Orange Beach Aug. 13 and 14. Opening for Rhett are his father Rhett Akins and Gaby Barrett. Due to social distancing protocols, tickets are limited so be sure to order yours well in advance on Ticketmaster.



Along with all of these awesome events, there are tons of other exciting things to do including kayaking, biking, parasailing, golfing, fishing and more.

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