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DISPLAY EVENTS FROM 04/26/2017 to 05/26/2017

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Interstate Mullet Toss and Gulf Coast
17401 Perdido Key Drive
Pensacola, FL 32507
(850) 492-0611

The Interstate Mullet Toss is always held the last full weekend in April. The Interstate Mullet Toss and Gulf Coast's Greatest Beach Party is legendary. What started as just a reason to party has become one of the biggest beach parties on the coast. Those who participate in ...

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Apr 28, 2017 - Apr 29, 2017  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

8th Annual Bama Coast Cruise

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8th Annual Bama Coast Cruise
The Wharf in Orange Beach
The Wharf in Orange Beach
4830 Main St.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 224-1000

The 8th Annual Bama Coast Cruise will be held at the Wharf Resort and Marina in Orange Beach. Come and see the beautiful cars on display at The Wharf, enjoy a day of shopping and dine at one of The Wharf's several delicious restaurants. Bama Coast Cruise is an absolutely stu...

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Interstate Mullet Toss and Gulf Coast
17401 Perdido Key Drive
Pensacola, FL 32507
(850) 492-0611

The Interstate Mullet Toss is always held the last full weekend in April. The Interstate Mullet Toss and Gulf Coast's Greatest Beach Party is legendary. What started as just a reason to party has become one of the biggest beach parties on the coast. Those who participate in ...

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Interstate Mullet Toss and Gulf Coast
17401 Perdido Key Drive
Pensacola, FL 32507
(850) 492-0611

The Interstate Mullet Toss is always held the last full weekend in April. The Interstate Mullet Toss and Gulf Coast's Greatest Beach Party is legendary. What started as just a reason to party has become one of the biggest beach parties on the coast. Those who participate in ...

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May 5, 2017  2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

13th Annual Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival

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13th Annual Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival
18507 U.S. 98
Foley, AL 36535
(251) 943-5590

The Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival, presented by Tanger Outlets, welcomes more than 30 hot air balloonists from across the country. Enjoy the floating works of art as they grace the skies of South Baldwin County on Friday and Saturday morning. Get up close and personal ...

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May 6, 2017  9:00 AM - 10:00 PM

13th Annual Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival

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13th Annual Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival
18507 U.S. 98
Foley, AL 36535
(251) 943-5590

The Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival, presented by Tanger Outlets, welcomes more than 30 hot air balloonists from across the country. Enjoy the floating works of art as they grace the skies of South Baldwin County on Friday and Saturday morning. Get up close and personal ...

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May 6, 2017  7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

C Spire Concert Series presents Sturgill Simpson

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

Red Mountain Entertainment is pleased to announce Sturgill Simpson coming to The Wharf Amphitheater on Saturday, May 6. Tickets go on sale Thursday, February 16 at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster or at The Wharf Box Office. Sturgill Simpson is nominated for Album Of The Year an...

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May 11, 2017  8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

2017 Annual Tourism Summit

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1930 W. 2nd St.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

Mark you calendar for the 2017 Tourism Summit hosted by Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism. This year's presentation will be “Engineering Experiences from Concept to Competitive Advantage” with Joe Veneto, The Opportunity Guy. Also on the agenda is Lee Sentell...

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May 13, 2017  12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Orange Beach Wine Festival

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Orange Beach Wine Festival
Caribe Resort
Caribe The Resort

251-980-9039

The Orange Beach Wine Fest is one of the most cherished tickets on the island. The festival showcases over 120 wines, three live music acts, food from distinguished local restaurants, boat tours of the bay, custom wine glass, custom wine bag, and even craft beer for the un-w...

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May 13, 2017 - May 14, 2017  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

45th Annual Art in the Park

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John B. Foley Park (corner of AL Hwy 59 and US Hwy 98)

Foley, AL 
(251) 943-4381

Join us at Art in the Park, a competitive juried fine arts show featuring artists from across the Southeast. This event is held each spring on the lawn of the John B. Foley Park in downtown Foley and has grown to attract thousands of attendees. Over 100 artists showcase thei...

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May 17, 2017 - May 21, 2017  12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

2017 Orange Beach Billfish Classic

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2017 Orange Beach Billfish Classic
The Wharf Marina
4673 Wharf Pkwy.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 402-8190

Marlin tournament season in the Gulf of Mexico means big fish and big bucks as well as a serious adrenaline rush. Nowhere is that feeling more apparent than in the extremely popular Gulf Coast Triple Crown Series, consisting of five high-profile tournaments in the Gulf of Me...

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May 19, 2017 - May 21, 2017  11:00 AM - 12:00 AM

The Hangout Music Festival 2017

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The Hangout Music Festival 2017
Gulf Shores Public Beach
101 E Beach Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

An annual three-day music festival held at the public beaches of Gulf Shores, the event features many genres of music, including rock, indie, hip hop, and electronic dance music. This years line-up features: Mumford and Sons, Twenty One Pilots, Frank Ocean, Chance the Rapper...

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Featured Event

Apr 26, 2017  9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

2017 Mullet Swing Golf Classic

Golf
2017 Mullet Swing Golf Classic
Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar
Lost Key Golf Club
625 Lost Key Drive
Perdido Key, FL 32507
(850) 492-0611

The 20th Annual Mullet Swing Golf Classic is a four-person scramble with a maximum handicap per player of 30. A package of two mulligans and two red tee busters for $25 will be available on tournament day. One package per player. Entry fee includes: Green fee and cart, Flora...

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Apr 26, 2017  10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Bog Habitats in Gulf State Park

Nature
Orange Beach Sportsplex
4385 William Silvers Pkwy
Orange Beach, AL 36561

Meet our park naturalist at the Orange Beach Sportsplex Trail Head and discover some amazing things about the plants and animals that survive in bogs and marshes.

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Apr 26, 2017  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Alligator Adventures

Nature
Gulf State Park
22120 Campground Rd.
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 ...

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Apr 26, 2017  2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Neil Dover

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

Neil is unlike anything you're hearing these days, and there's a reason for that: his music is not recorded in a studio of any kind. It's recorded in his house on an ancient mixing board. If you've found yourself wishing you loved country music again, here it is and performi...

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Apr 26, 2017  5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Jon Cowart

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

Jon Cowart of CornBred is an amazing local talent.  He covers artists from Van Morisson and the Beatles to Prince and The Coug.  Come on down and enjoy our margaritas while enjoying the killer sounds of Jon Cowart.

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Apr 26, 2017  5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

April Tapas Wine Pairing

Culinary
Sunset Cork Room Restaurant and Wine Bar

Bon Secour, AL 

Tuna Sashimi Seared tuna over sunomono salad with wasabi, spicy mayo and soyPaired with Victor Hugo - 2016 Lès Mis Estate RosèBlend - 37% Merlot, 25% Malbec, 22% Zinfandel, 16% SyrahEnticing aromas of strawberries and cherries predominate with some subtle hints of citrus i...

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Apr 26, 2017  6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

John Lee Sanders

Music & Nightlife
Voyagers at Perdido Beach Resort
27200 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561

Multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, and Emmy nominated composer, John Lee Sanders comes from the deep roots of jazz, blues and roots music through his early years in the Mississippi Delta, Alabama, the Bayous of Louisiana, and the Plains of Texas. John Lee has a 2004 Blues Awar...

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Apr 26, 2017  6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Rhonda Hart and Jonathan Newton

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

Born and raised into a family of musicians and entertainers, Rhonda Hart has been singing and performing since she was a small child. She has written award winning songs, toured with and been the opening act with many of country music's best known stars. She is, as one indus...

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Chef
Bill's by the Beach
Bill's by the Beach
300 W. Beach Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-5227

Chef’s Table IXThe net proceeds from this Chef’s Table will be donated to benefit the families of the Gulf Shores Band Children hurt in the recent accident.Chef’s Table portions are served "tapa" or "taster" size. Wine servings are 3 oz. taster size pours1st C...

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Apr 26, 2017  8:30 PM - 11:30 PM

Albert Simpson and John Kulinich

Music & Nightlife
Bama Dome
17401 Perdido Key Dr.
Perdido Key, FL 32507
(850) 492-0611

Albert Simpson, from Gadsden, Alabama, performs mostly solo with the acoustic guitar while utilizing percussion instruments like the tambourine and the porch board, which is an instrument that sounds like a kick drum.  If you close your eyes, one would think they were listen...

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