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Explore the activities happening along the Alabama Gulf Coast and decide how you want to spend your vacation. You can be as busy as you want. With the plethora of events and activities offered, there’s something for everyone, from the young to the young-at-heart. 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 02/20/2017 to 03/22/2017

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Feb 24, 2017  6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Mystical Order of Mirams Parade

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Begins at Wintzell's and ends at Hwy 161, Orange Beach
24131 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561

The Mystical Order of Mirams is a women's organization based in Orange Beach with members from all over Baldwin County, as well as Mobile, Birmingham, and even Atlanta.Started in 2006, the founding members of the Mirams, according to the group's web site, "wanted to start a ...

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Feb 25, 2017  5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Mystics of Pleasure Mardi Gras Parade

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Begins at Wintzell's and ends at Hwy 161
24281 Perdido Beach Blvd
Orange Beach, AL 36561

According to the written history of the Mystics of Pleasure, "while overlooking the Marina on Cotton Bayou and watching the sun set on a glorious April evening, a group of men planned what was to become ... Pleasure Island's very first nighttime Mardi Gras parading society."...

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Feb 28, 2017  10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Gulf Shores Mardi Gras Parade

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Begins at Hwy 59 at Clubhouse Drive and ends at Main Beach Gulf Shores.
Gulf Shores Parkway
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

The City of Gulf Shores is excited to continue its expanded role as lead organizers for the Gulf Shores Mardi Gras Parade. This history of the Gulf Shores Mardi Gras parade dates back to 1978 when a group of locals decided Gulf Shores needed a parade. Those locals formed the...

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Feb 28, 2017  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Orange Beach Mardi Gras Parade

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Begins at Wintzell's and ends at Hwy 161, Orange Beach
24131 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 981-6979

The Orange Beach Parade started way back when as a loose confederation of groups, large and small, that wanted to parade by the beach.About 10 years ago, the city of Orange Beach stepped in and took over the planning of the parade. It's still open to participation by just ab...

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Mar 11, 2017 - Mar 12, 2017  10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

43rd Annual Festival of Art

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43rd Annual Festival of Art
Waterfront Park
26389 Canal Rd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-981-ARTS (2787)

Festival of Art celebrates an extraordinary amount of arts and artists from visual arts and fine arts and crafts to glass artists, potters, painters, sculptors, watercolorists, textile artists and wood artists. The event will also hold a kid's art alley, a culinary arts cour...

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Mar 17, 2017 - Mar 18, 2017  7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

C Spire Concert Series presents Luke Bryan: Kill the Lights Tour ...

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C Spire Concert Series presents Luke Bryan: Kill the Lights Tour with special guests Brett Eldredge and Brett Young
The Amphitheater at The Wharf
The Amphitheater at The Wharf
23325 Amphitheater Dr.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(800) 745-3000

First night sold out Friday March 17. Tickets on sale online, at the Wharf box office, or charge by phone.

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February 20
Featured Event
Orange Beach Welcome Center
Orange Beach Welcome Center
23685 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561

Join Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism for this free educational series featuring our local artisans. Visit anytime during this two-hour showcase to see Celia Dionne of Clara's Loom and Coastal Textile Center demonstrate the art of weaving a bias square.

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

If you are looking for some fun this winter then look no further than Tacky Jacks in Gulf Shores. The Wacky Winter of Fun series will feature different events to include regional artists, local organizations, and games each Monday this winter beginning January 9. A monthly s...

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Gulf Shores Welcome Center
Gulf Shores Welcome Center
3459 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

Join Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism for this free educational series highlighting our cultural heritage. During this one-hour lecture series we will learn about Handmade Laces with Coletta Bailey of Baldwin County Heritage Museum.

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Feb 20, 2017  6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Order of Venus Mardi Gras Parade

Mardi Gras
Mobile; Route A
Dauphin Street
Mobile, AL 36602

OOV is one of the newer ladies' groups, founded on March 19, 2000. It started with "only a few members," according to the group, but grew quickly.By OOV's 10th anniversary, it was 168 members strong. These ladies are known as big throwers, sometimes chucking huge stuffed ani...

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Feb 20, 2017  6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Order of Many Faces

Mardi Gras
Mobile; Route A
Dauphin Street
Mobile, AL 36602

There's no doubt Joe Cain earned his place in Mobile Mardi Gras history, and the day dedicated to his festive flavor. The streets and inner sanctums of mystic society are peppered with tributes to past Carnival creatives, because in the Azalea City, you often have to look ba...

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Feb 20, 2017 - Feb 21, 2017  7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

2017 Entertainment Series presents: Russian String Orchestra

Snowbird Events
2017 Entertainment Series presents: Russian String Orchestra
Erie Meyer Civic Center
1930 W. 2nd St.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-1171

Enjoy the musical direction of Misha Rachlevsky with the Russian String Orchestra. Celebrating its 25th anniversary the Russian String Orchestra, previously Chamber Orchestra Kremlin, is comprised of some of Russia's finest young string. About half of nearly 2,000 concerts t...

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Feb 6, 2017 - Feb 27, 2017  5:00 PM - 9:00 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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Feb 9, 2017 - Mar 30, 2017  3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

Snowbird Golf

Golf
Gulf Shores Golf Club
520 Clubhouse Dr.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542-
(734) 347-3219

Join Anna Gajda, LPGA teaching professional from January 2 through March 30 for weekly drop-in swing clinics on Mondays from 3:15 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Tuesdays from 9:15 a.m. to 10 a.m. or weekly drop-in short game clinic on Thursdays from 3:15 p.m. to 4 p.m. All clinics inclu...

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Jan 2, 2017 - Feb 27, 2017  3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Mark Laborde and Logan Spicer

Music & Nightlife
The Hot Spot Music and Grub
The Hot Spot Music and Grub
4780 Wharf Pkwy. Ste. F101
Orange Beach, AL 36561

Live music.

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Jan 2, 2017 - Mar 13, 2017  2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Women Voices Needed in the Sweet Harmony Chorus

Community Events
Gulf Shores United Methodist
Gulf Shores United Methodist
1900 Gulf Shores Pkwy
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

Sweet Harmony Chorus is a group of local and snowbird women who like to sing acapella music in the barbershop close harmony style and invite any woman interested to join us for lots of fun and harmony.For more information call Pamula Rustan at 701-260-0670 or Cherryl Clark a...

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