Specials and Deals
If you’re looking for a fun-filled getaway this fall, then Gulf Shores and Orange Beach have the perfect vacation deals just for you. Bring your whole family to play on expansive d beaches. Grab a group of friends for a carefree adventure or have a romantic getaway with your significant other. With milder temperatures, lighter crowds, world-famous food festivals, and dazzling sunsets, the Gulf of Mexico is truly one of the best travel destinations for autumn.
Orange Beach and Gulf Shores have many exciting and unique festivals during the fall worth traveling for. Whether you are into fantastic foods, marvelous music, or creative craft beers, Gulf Shores has a festival for you. During October, you can sample a wide variety of dishes featuring your favorite tiny crustacean at the annual National Shrimp Festival. This festival also features a beachside arts and craft show and live music to make for an unforgettable atmosphere.
If you crave competition, be sure to visit the November World Food Championships in Orange Beach. Chefs from across the globe gather at The Wharf to compete for a $100,000 grand prize. Not only do you get to enjoy the thrill of competition but you also get to sample some of the world’s finest delicacies in a scenic beach atmosphere.
If you prefer the succulent taste of oysters and a frosty brew, then you will want to attend the Oyster Cook-Off and Craft Beer Festival in November. Orange Beach comes alive with this spirited festival, featuring chefs from across the country along with renowned brewmasters. Sample to your heart’s content at this unforgettable celebration.
Good Times for a Good Cause
If you are a wine connoisseur, then you'll definitely want to kick off fall by attending the Wharf Uncorked in September. The Wharf Uncorked is a three-day celebration of food and wine, featuring 150+ wine labels on hand. All benefits from this annual festival go toward the Make-A-Wish Alabama charity, which helps Alabama children with life-threatening medical conditions.
It's clear that Gulf Shores cares deeply about wildlife and the environment. This is put on display every October during the John L. Borom Coastal BirdFest. This festival showcases great nature watching spots throughout the area where you can see alligators, dolphins and birds of all sorts.
Soothing Waves and Sweet Melodies
While all of the fall food festivals feature live performances, there is no better way to appreciate the sweet sounds of music than the Frank Brown International Songwriters' Festival. This unique event spans 11 days in November and is held in venues across the region. It offers music lovers the opportunity to experience a wide variety of talented musicians in intimate settings. You’ll hear great music while also getting a behind the scenes peek at how these artists create their magical melodies.
The fall is also the perfect time to get the most for your vacation dollar. Gulf Shores and Orange Beach offer travelers a wide variety of discounted beachfront vacation rentals to choose from during the autumn months, including Gulf Shores beach houses, Orange Beach condo rentals and hotels across Alabama's coast. Take advantage of great deals, lighter crowds and the world’s most exciting festivals. Book your fall vacation package today in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach or Fort Morgan!