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Explore the activities happening along the Alabama Gulf Coast and decide how you want to spend your vacation. With all of these fun things to do on the Gulf Coast, you can be as busy as you want. There’s something for everyone here, with plenty of events and activities at various locations all up and down the beach. Festivals, plays, music, history, sports and nature are just some of the wide variety of Orange Beach and Gulf Shores events you can find here year-round. Discover a whole new level of options when you vacation on Alabama's white-sand beaches

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DISPLAY EVENTS FROM 08/20/2017 to 09/19/2017

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C Spire Concert Series presents Green Day: Revolution Radio Tour with special guest Catfish and Bottlemen
The Amphitheater at The Wharf
The Amphitheater at The Wharf
23325 Amphitheater Dr.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(800) 745-3000

Green Day is an American punk rock band composed of vocalist and guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong, bassist Mike Dirnt, and drummer Tré Cool. Formed in 1986, Green Day was originally part of the punk scene at the DIY 924 Gilman Street Club in Berkeley, California. The band's ea...

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Sep 9, 2017  5:00 AM - 2:00 PM

2017 Brett Robinson Alabama Coastal Triathlon

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2017 Brett Robinson Alabama Coastal Triathlon
Gulf Shores Main Public Beach (Gulf Place)
101 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(615) 460-9927

Sign up today for the Brett Robinson Alabama Coastal Triathlon.  The triathlon begins early Saturday morning with a 1.5k swim in the Gulf of Mexico, a 40k bike ride through the state park and finishes with a 10k scenic run. The "Tri-it-on" Triathlon begins with a 300 yard sw...

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Sep 14, 2017 - Sep 15, 2017  6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Wharf Uncorked Wine & Culinary Event

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The Wharf Uncorked Wine & Culinary Event
The Wharf
4830 Main Street
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 224-1000

Join us for the fourth annual The Wharf Uncorked Wine and Culinary Event at The Wharf in Orange Beach. The three day event combines tastings of delicious food and tantalizing wines, a pinch of southern flare and a dash of Gulf Coast hospitality. This event will raise funds f...

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Sep 16, 2017  8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The 30th Annual Alabama Coastal Cleanup

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Alabama Coastal Cleanup, the state's largest one-day volunteer event, returns for its 30th year on Saturday, September 16. Residents, visitors, individuals and organizations are invited to “get the trash out of the splash” by picking up trash littering Alabama coas...

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Sep 16, 2017  12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Wharf Uncorked Wine & Culinary Event

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The Wharf Uncorked Wine & Culinary Event
The Wharf
4830 Main Street
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 224-1000

Join us for the fourth annual The Wharf Uncorked Wine and Culinary Event at The Wharf in Orange Beach. The three day event combines tastings of delicious food and tantalizing wines, a pinch of southern flare and a dash of Gulf Coast hospitality. This event will raise funds f...

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C Spire Concert Series presents: Eric Church Holdin
23325 Amphitheater Drive
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(800) 745-3000

Singer Eric Church was born on May 3, 1977, in Granite Falls, North Carolina, and he took up the guitar at 13 and began writing songs. A natural-born performer, Church had a regular gig at a bar as a high school student and received an offer for a record deal as a teen, but ...

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August 20
Featured Event

Aug 20, 2017  1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Video: The Beauty of Ugly

Nature
Gulf State Park
Gulf State Park
20115 State Hwy. 135
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

In the animal world, as in our own, looks aren’t everything. In fact, some of the most aesthetically challenged creatures from warthogs and proboscis monkeys to bull elephant seals are also the most fascinating. A stunning variety of these ghastly yet glorious forms are...

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Aug 20, 2017  3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Live Music: John Hart Project

Music & Nightlife
Live Music: John Hart Project
Big Beach Brewing Company
Big Beach Brewing Company
300 E. 24th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 948-2337

Florida based artist John Hart is an acclaimed guitar player all along the East Coast and Gulf Coast. Leading up to his creation of John Hart Project, John spent a few years touring the East Coast with the prominent Sauce Boss. The warm, rich tones of John’s classical g...

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Aug 20, 2017  5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

CoConut Radio

Music & Nightlife
Lucy Buffett's LuLu's
Lucy Buffett's LuLu's
200 E. 25th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 967-5858

Steve Reeths and Sue Kittredge formed the duo Coconut Radio in 2007 after playing many years in the upper Midwest with the jam band Square One. Hearing the call of the warm southern tropics, the two embraced the beach music scene that was not only trop rock but included many...

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Aug 19, 2017 - Aug 20, 2017  10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Living History Crew Weekend Drills

History Events
USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park
USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park
2703 Battleship Pkwy.
Mobile, AL 36602

The USS Alabama Living History Crew brings WWII history to life. This crew, dressed in uniform, will create a memorable weekend for all guests. Activities featured include call to battle stations and weapon demonstrations. Most anticipated is the Yak Attack, with vintage air...

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Aug 6, 2017 - Aug 27, 2017  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Greg Brown

Music & Nightlife
Lucy Buffett's LuLu's
200 E. 25th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 967-5858

Greg Brown, a finger-style guitarist, uses the entire acoustic guitar- neck, body and strings- to discover the limitless combinations of rhythm and melody the instrument possesses. His love of acoustic guitar has led him to write songs that reflect its power, beauty and rang...

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Jul 23, 2017 - Aug 27, 2017  2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Lisa Christian

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

Lisa Christian has spent the past decade playing her clever songs, lush vocal skills, phenomenal guitar talent, and witty stage repartee as a full-time nightclub musician throughout the southeastern United States. Her music is influenced by the soul she grew up listening to ...

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Jun 25, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017  1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Songs of Rusty McHugh w/ Jason Justice

Music & Nightlife
Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar
Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar
17401 Perdido Key Dr.
Perdido Key, FL 32507

Jason Justice is in Alabama man with southern charm and virtue that is evident throughout his music. After he was discharged from the navy, a combat war veteran, he fine tuned his musical ability on the guitar and harmonica and has been playing out for more than 10 years. Hi...

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Jan 29, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017  2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Sunday Couples Scramble

Golf
9530 Clubhouse Dr.
Foley, AL 36535
251-955-1220

The Sunday Couples Scramble is each Sunday on the 9-hole Lakes course. Sign up by 2 p.m. the Saturday before to enjoy golf, fellowship and prizes. The cost is $15 plus tax per player and $5 additional for prizes. Register at GlenLakes Golf Shop, or call 251-955-1220. We look...

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August 21
Featured Event

Aug 21, 2017  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Bugs and Insects

Nature
Gulf State Park
22120 Campground Rd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

Learn new and exciting facts about some of the creepy crawlies that live in Gulf State Park and then participate in the great hunt for insects living in the camp ground. This program is suited for people of all ages and allows you to get up close and personal with some uniqu...

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Aug 7, 2017 - Aug 28, 2017  6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Brent Burns

Music & Nightlife
Lucy Buffett's LuLu's
200 E. 25th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 967-5858

Brent Burns was born in Seminole, Oklahoma, and moved to Phoenix, Arizona in 1958. While attending high school and community college, sports were important, but music was in his blood. Brent soon strapped on an electric guitar and was fronting a rock-n-roll band. Life soon c...

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