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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 09/29/2016 to 10/29/2016

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Oct 5, 2016 - Oct 8, 2016  12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

The 13th annual John L. Borom Alabama Coastal BirdFest

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450 Fairhope Avenue
Fairhope, AL 36532

Birders know the Alabama Gulf Coast is a prime spot to see birds during the fall migration, and since 2004, BirdFest has attracted visitors from more than 27 states and Canada—many returning multiple times. For both experienced birders and those new to birding, BirdFest...

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Oct 8, 2016  12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

5th Annual Festival of Flavor 2016

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Historic Downtown Foley (Orange Avenue from Hwy. 59 to Alston Street, Alsto... (more)
112 East Laurel Avenue
Foley, AL 36535
(877) 461-3712

The 5th Annual Alabama Festival of Flavor, sponsored by Riviera Utilities is set to take place Saturday, October 1 in the streets of Historic Downtown Foley. Presented by the South Baldwin Chamber of Commerce, The Alabama Festival of Flavor showcases the many flavors of loca...

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Oct 13, 2016 - Oct 16, 2016  10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

45th Annual National Shrimp Festival

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45th Annual National Shrimp Festival
101 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-6091

Savor fresh from the gulf seafood at the 45th Annual National Shrimp Festival during this four-day event that attracts over 300,000 people. This year the festival will play host to more than 80 hours of musical entertainment featuring a lineup of national, regional and local...

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Oct 29, 2016  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Original German Sausage Festival

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The Original German Sausage Festival
Elberta Town Park
13052 Main St.
Elberta, AL 36530

The Elberta Sausage Festival makes its semiannual return to that South Baldwin hamlet. Held in Elberta Town Park just north of the town’s only stop light on Hwy. 98, the event attracts up to 20,000 revelers, according to organizers.A 40 year tradition, the festival is a...

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September 29
Featured Event

Sep 29, 2016  12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Songs that Save Concert

Community Events
Pelican Place at Craft Farms
3800 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

Musicians from all over the Gulf Coast will come together in the courtyard stage at Pelican Place on Hwy. 59 in Gulf Shores for the Songs that Save Concert to raise money for Secret Meals-South Alabama chapter. All proceeds will be presented to the event’s charity. Alth...

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Sep 29, 2016  2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Davis Nix

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

Southern, Americana, blues, country and Montgomery swamp make up the sound that is Davis Nix. He has toured and been a support act for some of the best in the business from Adam Hood, Wayne Mills, Josh Newcom, Jason Eady, Billy Joe Shaver, Chris Hennessee and many more. Davi...

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Sep 29, 2016  5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Adam Holt

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

A singer, guitarist, songwriter, producer, and yes, even studio owner, Holt has written and produced his own music in three albums over the last 8 years, blending blues, rock, gospel, country, and jazz. When he performs live, he offers a mixture of cover songs comparable to ...

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Sep 29, 2016  5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Zachary Diedrich

Music & Nightlife
Flora-Bama Yacht Club
17350 Perdido Key Dr.
Perdido Key, FL 

His true roots are playing country and blues. Zach started playing solo shows around town and gained a following. He recorded his debut self-titled album featuring a crowd favorite for quite some time: "It’s What I Do". He has recently changed his base of operations to ...

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Sep 29, 2016  5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Dueling Pianos w/Gabriel Steeves and Steve Wilkerson

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

Live music performing on the Bama Dome Stage.

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Sep 29, 2016  6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Mark Sherrill, John Joiner, Chris Newbury

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

Live music will be performing on the Main Room Stage.

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Sep 29, 2016  10:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Whyte Caps

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

The Whyte Caps began in Gulf Shores, Alabama with a dream of a high school student to form a band of the best young gun musicians the area had to offer. The band originally formed in 2011 and over time evolved into a power trio with Chris Beverly on lead vocals and guitar, K...

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Sep 29, 2016  10:15 PM - 1:15 AM

Logan Spicer and Tony Ray Thompson

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

Live music performing on the Main Room Stage.

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Aug 29, 2016 - Sep 29, 2016  8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Smokey Otis and Mark Laborde

Music & Nightlife
Papa Rocco's
101 W. 6th St.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

Live music.

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Aug 30, 2016 - Nov 15, 2016  3:15 PM - 5:15 PM

After School Arts Program

Community Events
Orange Beach Recreation Center
4849 South Wilson Blvd
251-981-2787

Tuesdays: Visual ArtsIncludes culinary arts, pottery, glass art, fairy gardens, creative writing/poetry, watercolor and acrylic painting. Grades 2nd-6th.Thursdays: Theatre ArtsIncludes costume design, theatrical makeup, dance, improv, and a Halloween skit. Grades 3rd-12th.O....

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