Dive Into Summer on the Alabama Gulf Coast

Don’t miss all of the summer action on Alabama’s Gulf Coast this August.

Soak up the sun on the sugar-white sand beaches then dive into the Gulf’s turquoise-blue waves. Afterwards, you will be craving some fresh, delicious seafood, and you will be wondering about the things to do in August along the Coast.

The Wharf  Orange Beach, AL

Wheel of Deals Wednesday at The Wharf – August 1 and August 8 from 5pm to 10pm. Save money on entertainment at The Wharf, and make your smile a bit wider. The Deal Wheel will be spun each week to reveal the day’s discount offer and location.

The Bandwagon Tour with Miranda Lambert and Little Big TownAugust 2 from 7pm-10pm at The Wharf Amphitheater. Two of country music’s biggest names, Miranda Lambert and Little Big Town, are co-headlining the tour this summer. Both critically acclaimed acts together have a combined 36 ACM Award wins, 21 CMAs, and four Grammys and are sure to put on a fantastic show. General admission pit: $72.75. Reserved seats: $72.75, $52.75, $32.75, $20, plus applicable fees and service charges.

The 2018 Southern Grace Summer Lineup Featuring Chef Emeril Lagasse – August 2 from 6:30pm-11pm at Fisher’s at Orange Beach Marina. Tickets start at $150/person. Seating is limited to around 100 guests and sells out quickly. Emeril Lagasse is the chef/owner of 12 restaurants, including Meril and Emeril’s Delmonico in New Orleans, Louisiana. As a national television personality, he has hosted more than 2,000 shows on the Food Network, and is the food correspondent for ABC’s Good Morning America.

Young Artist Series presents: Disney’s The Lion King Jr.August 3, 4, 10 and 11 from 7:30pm-10pm at South Baldwin Community Theatre. Adults $18 and students $15. The African savannah comes to life on stage with Simba, Rafiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle and back again, in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale.

Dancin’ in the Streets DJ Night at The WharfAugust 3, 4, 10 and 11 from 7pm-10pm. Free. There’s no better place to safely dance in the streets than at The Wharf on Friday and Saturday nights. DJ Matt will be spinning those tail-feather shaking tunes while Starla the Starfish mascot salsas her way down Main. Partake in games and win prizes.

Commemoration of the Battle of Mobile Bay Living History EventAugust 4 from 8:30am-3pm at Fort Morgan. Living history interpreters will portray the life of soldiers at Fort Morgan during the Civil War Battle of Mobile Bay.

Sparks After Dark FireworksAugust 6 starting at 8:45pm at The Wharf. Bring your friends and family, and set up on Main Street for the best vantage point as the sky lights up with snaps, crackles and pops of color all summer long. Keep your eyes peeled for Starla the Starfish as she struts the pavement during the display.

Evolve Tour Imagine Dragons with Special Guest Grace VanderwaalAugust 7 from 7pm-10pm at The Wharf Amphitheater. Come see the multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning band Imagine Dragons, and special guest Grace VanderWaal, the 14-year-old singer/songwriter who rose to fame on “America’s Got Talent” with her signature ukulele sound.

Circus on Main at The WharfAugust 9 from 6pm-9pm. Admission is free; some activities may have prices varying from $5-$10. For loads of “big-top” excitement, from a clown car full of activities to sideshow entertainers, such as a fire act, aerial performer and stilt walker, come to Circus on Main. Be mesmerized by a magician, have a balloon animal crafted by an artist, stop by the face painter and then hop on board for a mini train ride through the streets.

Blue Angels Practice

2018 Blue Angels Practice ScheduleAugust 15, 21, 22, 28, and 29 at 11:30am at National Museum of Naval Aviation in Pensacola, Florida. Free Admission. Open bleacher seating is available and seats 1,000 people. A limited number of chairs are available for a fee of $3 per chair. Concessions of bottled water, sport drinks, light food, treats and merchandise are also available. A valid ID is required for all visitors ages 16 and over to gain access to the museum flight line. Backpacks, daypacks and other similar items are not allowed on the flight line. Practices may be canceled due to weather or other circumstances without notice. Contact the museum to confirm practice schedule.

Keith Urban Graffiti U World Tour 2018 with Kelsea BalleriniAugust 25 from 7:30pm-10:30pm at The Wharf Amphitheater. Come see this amazing show featuring three-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Keith Urban along with Kelsea Ballerini. General admission pit: $92.75. Reserved seats: $52.75 and $32.75, plus applicable fees and service charges.

For more information and a full list of events, visit the calendar of events.

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