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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 02/24/2018 to 03/26/2018

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26th Annual Orange Beach Seafood Festival & Car Show
The Wharf in Orange Beach
The Wharf in Orange Beach
4830 Main St.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 981-1524

The 26th Annual Orange Beach Seafood Festivalfeatures a full day of seafood, kids activities, live entertainment, a car show and more. This event is the primary fundraiser for the Orange Beach Sports Association, which supports youth sports in Orange Beach.  Two stages featu...

Mar 10, 2018 - Mar 11, 2018

44th Annual Festival of Art

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44th Annual Festival of Art
Waterfront Park
26389 Canal Rd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-981-ARTS (2787)

As you make plans to attend this event during these confirmed 2018 dates, we will update this section with more details as soon as we learn of them. Meanwhile, last year's details are included below for you. Festival of Art celebrates an extraordinary amount of arts and arti...

Mar 22, 2018 - Mar 25, 2018

2018 Wharf Boat and Yacht Show

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2018 Wharf Boat and Yacht Show
4550 Main St.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(850) 348-1498

 The Wharf Boat and Yacht Show will offer the largest in-water display of any boat show along the upper Gulf Coast. It will showcase the latest offerings from boat manufacturers and dealers throughout the Southeast. In-water displays will allow prospective buyers to test dri...




February 24
Featured Event
2018 USTA 10-U Orange Ball Tennis Tournament
Orange Beach Tennis Center
4851 Wilson Blvd
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 974-6367

The City of Orange Beach will be hosting another USTA Tennis Tournament for Level 5 & 6. This is a new event and exciting for athletes looking at moving up levels. For more information regarding this tournament, please contact the Orange Beach Tennis Center, (251) 974-63...

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Gulf Shores celebrates 31st Anniversary as a Tree City USA on Arbor Day
Erie Meyer Civic Center
1930 W 2nd St.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-1166

Gulf Shores celebrates 31st Anniversary as a Tree City USA on Arbor Day February 24.The City of Gulf Shore and the Beautification Board announce plans for Arbor Day to be Saturday, February 24 from 8:30 – 10 a.m. at the Erie H. Meyer Civic Center. Gulf Shores will celeb...

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2018 I Pink I Can 4 Mile Run/Walk
Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar
Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar
17401 Perdido Key Dr
Pensacola, FL 32507
(250) 516-9154

The unique 5th Annual I Pink I Can Run 4-Mile Breast Cancer Run will be held February 24 at 9 a.m. beginning at the Flora-Bama Lounge. The Krewe du Ya Ya's mission is to inspire hope and enhance life for those affected by breast cancer through early detection, advocacy, educ...

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Feb 24, 2018

A View From The Top

Community Events Winter Events & Lectures

(251) 923-6082

A View From The Top condo tour will be held on February 24 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. with a great lineup of beautiful waterfront properties. Tickets are $20 and are on sale beginning January 30 at the following locations: Wildflowers in Orange Beach on Canal Road, Bryant Bank in...

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Buena Vista Coastal RV Resort Open House
Buena Vista Coastal RV Resort
23601 Perdido Beach Blvd
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 752-5714

Stop by, take a tour and check out our amazing snowbird specials!

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Adult Culinary Classes presents Cooking For One Is No Fun
Coastal Alabama Community College, Gulf Shores Campus
3301 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 990-0445

How many of you have said or heard someone say the statement, cooking for one is no fun? Well, it will definitely be fun and encouraging during this class. Come join us with instructor Dede Trotter where we will create a meal that is perfect for just one person, two people, ...

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Live Music: Edward David Anderson
Big Beach Brewing Company
Big Beach Brewing Company
300 E. 24th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 948-2337

Edward David Anderson is one of music's modern makers, a rock and roll veteran who spent his formative years fronting the revered Midwest band, Backyard Tire Fire. Known for infectious melodies and memorable messages, Anderson penned eight albums for the band and played coun...

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Feb 24, 2018 - Feb 25, 2018

2018 World Team Tennis Gulf Shores Tournament

2018 World Team Tennis Gulf Shores Tournament
The Beach Club
The Beach Club
925 Beach Club Trail
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 233-5609

Ready for something different in the tennis world? This is an awesome new way to play tennis and tournaments are popping up all over! Matches will be played at The Beach Club and Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club. It's $45 to register and they will have food, entertainment, an...

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Jan 20, 2018 - Feb 24, 2018

Wade Hall Postcard Collection

Community Events History Events Winter Events & Lectures
Wade Hall Postcard Collection
Gulf Shores Museum
Gulf Shores Museum
244 W. 19th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

A traveling exhibit of Alabama postcards featuring the Main Streets portion from the collection of Wade Hall dating back to the 1800s will be on display at the Gulf Shores Museum open Tuesday – Friday 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., 1 - 5 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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Gulf Shores Museum presents Art of the Great War: WWI Posters from the Alabama Archives
Gulf Shores Museum
Gulf Shores Museum
244 W. 19th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

  This new exhibit features posters from the collections of the Alabama Department of Archives and History that provide a striking reminder of the wartime experiences of Alabamians on the home front during #WWI. During WWI, many renowned artists volunteered their skills on t...

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