Adrenaline-pumping action, high stakes competition . . . and bacon.
If we had you at “bacon,” then you need to put the 2017 World Food Championships on your radar. Held Nov. 8-12 at The Wharf, more than 400 teams will compete for the limelight as well (more…)
If you ask a local their favorite season on the Alabama Gulf Coast, fall will likely win the vote. Mild temperatures, warm water and colorful sunsets are the icing on the cake for fall vacations on Alabama’s white-sand beaches. When you’re planning your (more…)
Raise your glass and toast a weekend of wine and coastal fare at the annual Wharf Uncorked Wine & Culinary Event. Whether you’re a wine connoisseur, foodie or a newbie in the wine world, this is an Orange Beach event you don’t want to miss. The 2017 (more…)
Talk about music to the ears . . .
When you add tunes on the sand to your athletic competition in May, you’ll hear cheers from the crowds at both sporting events and the Hangout Music Festival. This year’s biggest beach concert on the Gulf Coast will (more…)
You can whine about needing a beach vacation or you can wine in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Which will it be? Whine may be a strong word – after all, everyone needs an escape from the humdrum of everyday business now and then. A wine weekend may be (more…)
Feed your stomach and your soul with beaucoup fun on April 15 at the 2017 Waterway Village Zydeco & Crawfish Festival in Gulf Shores. If you don’t speak Cajun, “beaucoup” is Cajun for “a whole lot!” The pots will start boiling up crawfish at 10 a.m. (more…)
The countdown to sun, surf and sweet tunes has begun. Are you ready to trade your dress shoes for flip flops and soak up the scenery at the 2017 Hangout Music Festival? This year’s beach music festival is slated for May 19-21 and tickets to the three-day (more…)
Dive deep into coastal culture with a visit to the annual Festival of Art. This year marks the 43rd year the festival has been held in Orange Beach to celebrate the arts, including visual and fine arts, crafts, glass art, pottery, painting, sculpting, (more…)
Winter guests to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach are hardly retiring. After their escape from harsh winter weather found in our northern states, our annual visitors stay busy with a myriad of activities, many benefiting the communities surrounding our white-sand (more…)
Wintertime doesn’t mean the action stops in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. These sister cities are packed with events and activities all year long, and the winter months are no exception. From historic tours to art shows and concerts, there’s no shortage (more…)