Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

Gulf Shores Calendar of Events


There’s always something to do, see, and experience on Alabama's Gulf Coast. To find the best events in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, look no further than our Gulf Coast events calendar. Check out all of the local happenings, plan a trip around one of our fun upcoming events, and fill your vacation with fun, adventure, and Southern hospitality.


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DISPLAY EVENTS FROM 08/16/2018 to 09/15/2018

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2018 Brett Robinson Alabama Coastal Triathlon
Gulf Shores Main Public Beach (Gulf Place)
101 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(615) 415-3520

Enjoy a beautiful gulf swim and a fast, flat bike and run course at a great venue!Team Magic is very excited to partner once again with the Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Sports Commission, the City of Gulf Shores, the City of Orange Beach and Gulf State Park to bring you th...

Sep 13, 2018 - Sep 15, 2018

The Wharf Uncorked Food & Wine Festival

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The Wharf Uncorked Food & Wine Festival
The Wharf in Orange Beach
4830 Main Street
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 224-1000

We’re excited to announce that tickets are now on sale for our 5th annual The Wharf Uncorked Food & Wine Festival September 13-15! Help us raise funds for a good cause and enjoy great local food and 100+ wine labels while you’re at it. •    Sample 100+ win...




August 16
Featured Event
Rock Bottom with Rollin
Lucy Buffett's LuLu's
200 E. 25th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

Rock Bottom, consisting of Eric Jones vocals and guitar and Mike Estep vocals and guitar, has been playing venues on Baldwin County’s Eastern Shore, Mobile area, and on the Gulf Coast since June 2014. They cover a wide range of musical styles, from Motown to classic cou...

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Back to School Beach Bash
Gulf Shores Main Public Beach (Gulf Place)
101 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-1172

The City of Gulf Shores will host its annual Back to School Beach Bash at 6 p.m. on Thursday, August 16 at the west end of the Gulf Shores Public Beach.The Back to School Beach Bash will feature music, campfires and all of the makings for s’mores. These family-friendly ...

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Aug 16, 2018

Gringo Fife

Music & Nightlife
Gringo Fife
Tacky Jacks - Orange Beach
27206 Safe Harbor Dr.
Orange Beach, AL 36561-

Gringo Fife is an acoustic duo, first and foremost, but they are more with a song list that spans five decades of top 40 and classic rock hits. Their priority is on vocal harmonies. Providing instrumentation as sparse as one guitar, to electric and bass guitar, with studio-r...

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Aug 16, 2018

Jonathan Newton

Music & Nightlife
Jonathan Newton
COASTAL Gulf Shores
1140 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

Jonathan Newton is a musician, singer, songwriter and recording artist from Pensacola, FL.

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Jun 7, 2018 - Aug 30, 2018

Karaoke

Music & Nightlife
Karaoke
Tacky Jacks - Gulf Shores
240 E. 24th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 948-8881

Warm up your vocal chords and come join us in all the fun with Karaoke. Discover your inner rock star and start living the rock 'n' roll lifestyle. It's your turn to be a singing superstar. We can already hear your screaming fans.

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Jul 4, 2018 - Dec 6, 2018

John Lee Sanders

Music & Nightlife
John Lee Sanders
Perdido Beach Resort Lobby Lounge
27200 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561

Multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, and Emmy nominated composer, John Lee Sanders comes from the deep roots of jazz, blues and roots music through his early years in the Mississippi Delta, Alabama, the Bayous of Louisiana, and the Plains of Texas. John Lee has a 2004 Blues Awar...

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August 17
Featured Event

Aug 17, 2018

Pierce Parker Duo

Music & Nightlife
Pierce Parker Duo
Tacky Jacks - Orange Beach
27206 Safe Harbor Dr.
Orange Beach, AL 36561-

Singer and songwriter Pierce Parker performs beautiful acoustic guitar country songs.

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Aug 17, 2018

Tangerine Station

Music & Nightlife
Tangerine Station
Tacky Jacks - Gulf Shores
240 E. 24th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 948-8881

Tangerine Station is an American progressive rock band in Mobile, AL with Benjamin Stokes on lead guitar, vocals and songwriting and his accomplished musician friends. By blending elements of rock, country, bluegrass and blues while incorporating improvisational techniques t...

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Aug 17, 2018

Greg Lyon

Music & Nightlife
Greg Lyon
COASTAL Gulf Shores
1140 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

Greg Lyon kills it with a mix of funk and blues. He graduated from The University of West Florida with a BA in classical guitar.

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Aug 17, 2018

The Perry Wall

Music & Nightlife
The Perry Wall
Live Bait Food & Spirits
24281 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561

The Perry Wall is a three-man musical wrecking crew. Their mix of every genre imaginable is combined with an electrifying stage show that leaves their audiences begging for more. They are rapidly becoming a force to be reckoned with on the Gulf Coast. The Perry Wall is curre...

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Local Festivals

The vibrant Alabama Gulf Coast community has perfected the art of enjoying life. You’ll find a wide variety of community events and annual food festivals in Alabama. From the National Shrimp Festival and Zydeco Music and Crawfish Festival to the German Sausage Festival and Fourth of July fireworks. There is something to excite, amaze and entertain you.

Nature Events

Check the Rose Bloom-Out at Bellingrath Gardens or join with the Audubon Society in its coastal bird banding project. The John L. Borom Alabama Coastal Birdfest is a must for birders, and kids and adults alike will delight in Orange Beach’s Sand, Sea and Stars Science and Nature Center.

Sports Galore

Mild temperatures and fair weather bring a host of annual Alabama sporting events to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. From the USSSA Baseball World Series to Collegiate Beach Volleyball there are plenty of sports to watch throughout the year. If you don't want to be a spectator, you can even join the action by signing up for one of the local 5k runs or the Run the Beach Half Marathon.

Fishing Events

Anglers in the family will be hooked by the assortment of fishing events on the Calendar. The 2018 Blue Marlin Grand Championship of the Gulf is sure to live up to its billing as “the greatest show in sports fishing.” The Flora - Bama Fishing Rodeo, called the “funnest fishing tournament in the Gulf,” is for everyone, and the youngsters will love the Kids Win Fishing Tournament at The Wharf in Orange Beach.

Music & Concerts

If music is your thing, we’ve got it — plenty of it. From country to rock, there are Alabama concerts and music festivals throughout the season. There’s plenty of local talent too. Hardly a day or night goes by without our regional musicians playing at bistros and venues along the beach. Search or shows and find out who's playing tonight!

Arts, Theater & Culture Events

Into arts and culture? We have what you need. Experience productions by Summertide Theatre and Mobile Mystery Dinner (who puts on several local dinner theater shows throughout the year). Beyond performing arts, Gulf Shores and Orange Beach also offer arts and crafts shows, wine and culinary events, and art summer camps for the aspiring young artists in the family.

Plan Your Trip Today

If you're ready for a unique Alabama vacation filled with fun events, come to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach this season! Search our calendar of events to find the best ways to fill your day, and be sure to book lodging ahead of time! Find places to stay in Gulf Shores, including Gulf Shores and Orange Beach house rentals, beach condo rentals, hotels, and pet-friendly lodging!
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