Delight in the wonder of the holiday season in Gulf Shores & Orange Beach.
Leave your snow boots at home and grab your flip-flops and sunglasses for a winter vacation on Alabama’s white-sand beaches.
The non-stop fun of the holiday season as winter on the coast brings many extraordinary events and exciting activities for those of all ages to experience.
You can shop til' you drop, ride in a horse-drawn carriage, see Santa, and then ring in the new year beach style. Be sure to check out all of the holiday happenings here in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, and don’t miss out on any of the festivities!
Upcoming Christmas & New Year's Events
Nov. 11-Dec. 23: Annual Trim-a-Tree
Nov. 11-Dec. 24: Photos with Santa at The Wharf
Nov. 11-Jan. 16: Ice Skating at The Wharf
Nov. 12-Dec. 24: The Wharf North Pole Express Train
Nov. 19: OWA Tree Lighting
Dec. 1-31: Christmas Card Lane
Dec. 1-2: HO HO Homicide: A Christmas Murder Mystery Show
Dec. 1-22: Holiday Storytime at the Library
Dec. 2-11: A Christmas Carol
Dec. 3-18: Santa Brunch
Dec. 3: GCAA Holiday Open House
Dec. 4-18: Very Merry Coastal Grinchmas
Dec. 6-27: LuLu's Christmas Cookie Movie Nights
Dec. 10-11: Holly Days on Main
Dec. 10: Santa Drop
Dec. 10: Boat Parade
Dec. 11: Santa's Ride Through the City
Dec. 14: White Christmas Wine Tasting
Dec. 15: Movies at Meyer Park: Elf
Dec. 17: Breakfast with Santa
Dec. 17: Sweet Treats with Mrs. Claus
Dec. 17: Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest
Dec. 25: Flora-Bama’s Christmas Potluck
Dec. 31: Noon Year’s Eve at LuLu’s
Dec. 31: Bubbles & Beats Street Party
Dec. 31: New Year’s at The Wharf
Dec. 31: Flora-Bama’s New Year’s Eve Bash
Jan. 1: Polar Bear Dip
Visit our Calendar of Events for even more holiday happenings!