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DISPLAY EVENTS FROM 04/30/2017 to 05/30/2017

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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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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 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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C Spire Concert Series presents Alabama Southern Drawl Tour with special guest The Charlie Daniels Band
The Amphitheater at The Wharf
The Amphitheater at The Wharf
23325 Amphitheater Dr.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(800) 745-3000

ALABAMA is the band that changed everything. They brought country music to the mainstream and from side stage to the main Stage. ALABAMA introduced rock style guitars, lights, pyrotechnics and sounds to the country audience. "We were renegades in sneakers and t-shirts," says...

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April 30
Featured Event

Apr 30, 2017  11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Beachbillys

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

The Beachbillys are a honky-tonkin Gulf Coast beach band, consisting of T-Bone Montgomery, Mark Sherrill, Dave Caluger, James Daniel and Pat McCann and will be performing on the Tent Stage. For more information on this group, click here.

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Apr 30, 2017  12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Smokey Otis Trio

Music & Nightlife
Flora-Bama Yacht Club
Flora-Bama Yacht Club
17401 Perdido Key Dr.
Perdido Key, FL 32507

Smokey Otis leads this all-star cast of seasoned musicians from around the area. You'll hear tunes from all genres, shapes, sizes and requests. You will be singing, dancing and wanting more, more, more. For more information on this artist, click here.

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Apr 30, 2017  12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Waterville USA Family Fun Day

Community Events
Waterville USA
Waterville USA
906 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-2930

The annual Relay For Life Family Fun Day event will be held from noon to 5 p.m., Sunday, April 30, at Waterville USA with all proceeds benefitting the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. Waterville USA is located on Ala. Hwy. 59 in Gulf Shores. Stacy Odom and Frances War...

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Apr 30, 2017  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Mario Mena Band

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

The Mario Mena Band is quickly becoming well known for their take on music. With a mix of rock, funk, soul, country, and hip hop, it’s easy to see how they’ve had such great success in such short time. Now after almost two years together, it’s becoming apparen...

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Apr 30, 2017  1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Songs of Rusty McHugh w/ Jason Justice

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

James Rushton “Rusty” McHugh, III was a talented songwriter and musician whose body of work gained thousands of fans from all over the world. From his first band days with The Fish Camp Band in his hometown of LaGrange, Georgia, Rusty proved his songwriting abiliti...

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Apr 30, 2017  2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Dave Chastang

Music & Nightlife
Flora-Bama Ole River Grill
Flora-Bama Ole River Grill
17400 Perdido Key Dr.
Perdido Key, FL 32507

Growing up the son of a minister, David Chastang started singing on stage at a very early age. With a strong foundation in a mix of black gospel and southern gospel, he found direction. He studied music and vocal performance at Troy University. Dave is a southern storyteller...

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Apr 30, 2017  2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Oliver?s Twist

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

Oliver’s Twist is made up of five highly talented and experienced musicians from the Gulf Coast. Their soulful, smooth, yet energetic sounds from the 70s, 80s, 90s, and present have people of all ages getting down! Oliver’s Twist Show Band is managed by Oliver Sled...

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Apr 30, 2017  3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Live Music: Broken Down Car

Music & Nightlife
Live Music: Broken Down Car
Big Beach Brewing Company
Big Beach Brewing Company
300 E. 24th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 948-2337

Broken Down Car is the broken down acoustic duo/trio version of Hundred Dollar Car featuring varying combinations of members from Hundred Dollar Car.

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Apr 30, 2017  5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Mel Knapp and Charlie Wilson

Music & Nightlife
Flora-Bama Yacht Club
17350 Perdido Key Dr.
Perdido Key, FL 32507

Mel Knapp is a multi-talented musician. He is a guitarist, bassist, songwriter, and overall slightly off-centered musician.

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Apr 30, 2017  5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Jay Williams Band

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

As local favorites, The Jay Williams Band has been entertaining crowds for many years here on the Gulf Coast! Join us for a musical experience second to none! Jay will be performing on the Bama Dome Stage. Learn more about this artist here.

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