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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

Search by category to look for a certain type of event, choose a date range from our drop down menu, or use the calendar to see all the events scheduled for when you visit. Click on any event to learn more about time, location and other details.

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DISPLAY EVENTS FROM 06/28/2017 to 07/28/2017

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Jun 2, 2017 - Jun 30, 2017  8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Summertide Theatre presents: Smoke on the Mountain

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George C. Meyer Performing Arts Center
2022 W. 2nd St.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-6721

The University of Alabama’s professional summer theatre, SummerTide, will bust out the banjos this summer during its 14th season. Returning after last year’s successful trip to the past, the cast of SummerTide will present Smoke on the Mountain, a 1930’s music...

The City of Gulf Shores Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration
Gulf State Park Pier
Gulf State Park Pier
20800 E. Beach Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-1174

  The City of Gulf Shores will celebrate the Fourth of July with a stunning fireworks display, beginning at 9 p.m. on Tuesday, July 4. Fireworks will be shot from the Gulf State Park Fishing and Education Pier. According to organizers, fireworks will be shot from the souther...

The Amphitheater at The Wharf
The Amphitheater at The Wharf
23325 Amphitheater Dr.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(800) 745-3000

Journey has set a concert in Orange Beach at the The Wharf Amphitheater on July 6, performing all their classic hits like “Don’t Stop Believin’,” “Any Way You Want It,” “Faithfully,” “Wheel In The Sky,” “Separate Ways,&#...

Jul 11, 2017 - Jul 17, 2017  12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

2017 Blue Marlin Grand Championship of the Gulf

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2017 Blue Marlin Grand Championship of the Gulf
4673 Wharf Parkway
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 224-1900

So, what makes this such a special event? Here's your answer... The over-the-top weigh-in experience appropriately billed as "the greatest show in sportfishing." Unlike any other tournament, you and your team are the stars of the show, and will experience the kind of V.I.P. ...

Jul 14, 2017 - Jul 15, 2017  7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

C Spire Concert Series presents: Florida Georgia Line with specia...

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C Spire Concert Series presents: Florida Georgia Line with special guests Nelly, Chris Lane & Morgan Wallen
4550 Main Street
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(800) 745-3000

With their innovative fusion of country, rock, hip-hop and pop, Florida Georgia Line have already proven themselves as a once-in-a-generation force of change in modern music, but the duo of Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley is far from done pushing the envelope. With the releas...




June 28
Featured Event

Jun 28, 2017  10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Alligator Adventure

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

Come to the Education Building and see a slide show and learn some interesting facts about this pre-historic creature that can be found in Gulf State Park! We will have a baby alligator on display and you will have an opportunity to touch and/or have your picture taken with ...

Jun 28, 2017  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Roses for the Gulf Coast at Bellingrath Gardens and Home

Nature
Roses for the Gulf Coast at Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Bellingrath Gardens and Home
12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd.
Theodore, AL 36582
251-459-8864

Meet Tom McGehee, Museum Director of the Bellingrath Home, at Mobile’s Magnolia Cemetery for a very special walking tour. The largest and one of the most prominent monuments in the cemetery marks the graves of Walter and Bessie Bellingrath. Learn about the cemetery’...

Jun 28, 2017  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Art al Fresco American Flag Palette Craft

Arts & Culture Community Events
Tacky Jacks Gulf Shores
240 E. 24th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 948-8881

Show your patriotism with American Flag Palette Craft. All ages lunch and learn from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Please arrive 15 minutes early, RSVP required in advance by phone or online.

Jun 28, 2017  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Talk About Turtles!

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

Come to the Nature Center to meet some of our resident turtles including box turtles and sliders. Learn some of the interesting things about the turtles that you can find around Gulf State Park including the endangered Gopher Tortoise.

Jun 28, 2017  5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Justin Yawn

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

For Justin Yawn, success was achieved when music became his stable day job. He is content to strum an acoustic guitar while singing a broad range of cover tunes. Yawn spent time fronting area bands including Waiting on Jake, which achieved a degree of regional success but he...

Jun 28, 2017  6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Rhythm Intervention @ The Hangout

Music & Nightlife
The Hangout
101 E. Beach Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542-
(251) 948-3030

Rhythm Intervention is a band that truly represents its name. Hailing from the Alabama/Florida Gulf Coast area, the band combines elements of reggae, rock, punk, pop, etc. to create an intervention of music, hence the name. To learn more about this band click here.

Jun 28, 2017  6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Wine Dinner with Justin Wines

Culinary
Sunset Cork Room Restaurant and Wine Bar
Sunset Cork Room Restaurant and Wine Bar
225 E. 16th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 967-4773

Justin Winery located in Paso Robles, California was named Winery of the Year by Wine Enthusiast. They produce exceptional wines and we are pleased to bring them to the Sunset Cork Room. Reservations required, call 251-967-4773. Menu  West Indies seafood salad, Fresh Gulf sh...

Jun 28, 2017  10:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Justin Wall + 1 @ The Hangout (Late Night)

Music & Nightlife
The Hangout
101 E. Beach Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542-
(251) 948-3030

Justin Wall is a singer, songwriter and guitarist from Mobile, Alabama. His unique mix of musical genres along with his previous band HMC has earned him the nickname "The Heavy Metal Cowboy". Wall says his music is “a soulful and confessional sound with influences varyi...

Jun 26, 2017 - Jun 30, 2017  9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Kaleidoscope Summer Fine Arts Camp 2017

Arts & Culture Community Events
Gulf Coast Arts Alliance
Gulf Coast Arts Alliance
225 E. 24th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 978-8130

Pottery, painting, percussion, printmaking, drama & musical theater, sci-fi writing, dance and more these are just some of the many facets of the fine arts that students who attend this year’s Kaleidoscope Summer Fine Arts Camp will have the opportunity to experienc...

Jun 26, 2017 - Jul 1, 2017  8:00 AM - 12:00 AM

2017 USSSA Global Sports Baseball World Series 2

2017 USSSA Global Sports Baseball World Series 2
Orange Beach Sportsplex
4385 William Silvers Pkwy
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(615) 987-8224

Take me out to the ballpark!  The USSSA Global Baseball World Series begins with opening ceremonies on Tuesday and games on Wednesday!  Don't miss exciting baseball action as these teams battle it out to take home the championship!

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