Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

Play

+- in this section

Calendar of Events

Find fun Orange Beach and Gulf Shores events here

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.

And don’t forget to sign up for e-Tidings, the monthly Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Newsletter—you can read all about great new things to do on the Gulf Coast, including attractions, activities, travel deals and more.



Browse Events By Category:

Annual
Annual
Arts & Culture
Arts & Culture
Community Events
Community
Culinary
Culinary
Outdoor & Festivals
Festivals
Fishing
Fishing
History Events
History
Mardi Gras
Mardi Gras
Music & Nightlife
Music & Nightlife
Nature
Nature
Snowbird Events
Snowbirds
Sports
Sports

Search Events:



DISPLAY EVENTS FROM 10/19/2017 to 11/18/2017

PET-FRIENDLY
EVENTS

Featured Events
Featured Event

Oct 28, 2017  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Original German Sausage Festival

Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports
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...

10th Annual Oyster Cook Off and Craft Beer Weekend at The Hangout
The Hangout
101 E. Beach Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 948-3030

The Hangout Oyster Cook-Off & Craft Beer Weekend showcases the talents and tastes of the best chefs from the Southeast for a decadent afternoon of oysters and spirits on the beach in beautiful Gulf Shores. At the Bloody Mary Invitational some of the Southeast’s best...

10th Annual Oyster Cook Off and Craft Beer Weekend at The Hangout
The Hangout
101 E. Beach Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 948-3030

The Hangout Oyster Cook-Off & Craft Beer Weekend showcases the talents and tastes of the best chefs from the Southeast for a decadent afternoon of oysters and spirits on the beach in beautiful Gulf Shores. At the Bloody Mary Invitational some of the Southeast’s best...

Nov 9, 2017 - Nov 19, 2017  12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

33rd Annual Frank Brown International Songwriters' Festival

Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports
33rd Annual Frank Brown International Songwriters
9465 S. Loop Rd.
Pensacola, FL 32507
(850) 492-7664

This annual songwriters and listeners event runs from November 9-19, 2017 across multiple venues at different times. To be sure you don't miss one of your favorites, please be sure to research venues and times at the FBISF website. Festival attendees enjoy an up close and pe...




October 19
Featured Event

Oct 19, 2017  5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Girls Night Out

Community Events
Girls Night Out
23101 Canal Road
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 224-1000

Good friends take care of you. Great friends take you shopping! Get the gals together for a much-needed girl’s night at The Wharf complete with exclusive deals, food, beverages, and prizes aplenty. We are pleased to give you an excuse to indulge in a little retail thera...

View Details Map & Details

Oct 19, 2017 - Oct 21, 2017  11:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Greek Fest 2017

Culinary Outdoor & Festivals
Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church of Mobile
50 S. Ann St
Mobile, AL 
(251) 438-9888

Authentic Greek food and pastries, live Greek music and dancing as well as church tours, gifts and children’s activities begins Thursday, Oct. 19, through Saturday Oct. 21 from 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. daily at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church located at 50 S. Ann St., M...

View Details Map & Details

Oct 2, 2017 - Oct 19, 2017  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) 967-5858

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 ...

View Details Map & Details

Oct 12, 2017 - Oct 29, 2017  6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

OWA's Town of Terror: Flashlight Nights

Community Events
OWA
OWA
OWA
10113 Foley Beach Exp.
Foley, AL 36535
251-923-2111

Experience fear in a whole new light. As if Coastal Alabama’s newest haunted house couldn’t get any scarier, now you can test your fear with only the glow of a flashlight to guide you through terrifying twists and turns. Finish if you can, survive if they let you. ...

View Details Map & Details

Oct 1, 2017 - Oct 31, 2017  10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Paint The Wharf Pink

Community Events
Paint The Wharf Pink
23101 Canal Road
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 224-1000

Think pink in October! In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Wharf will blush with color to benefit local charities, Pink Heals and Living for a Dream. Our Main Street palms will sparkle in rosy tones and doors will be adorned with floral-hued décor. Snap a photo in...

View Details Map & Details

Sep 29, 2017 - Oct 30, 2017  7:00 PM - 8:45 PM

Caribe Marina Ghost Cruise

Community Events Nature
Caribe Marina Ghost Cruise
Caribe Marina & Watersports
Caribe Marina & Watersports
28101 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 980-8410

Bring your family and friends for a moonlit cruise around Perdido Bay. Listen to fun and frightful ghost stories and enjoy a guest appearance from some of our resident ghouls. Cruises are 45-minutes long and will leave the Marina each night at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Cost is $20 p...

View Details Map & Details

Sep 29, 2017 - Oct 31, 2017  5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

2017 Pumpkin Patch Express and Scary Night Train

Community Events
2017 Pumpkin Patch Express and Scary Night Train
Wales West RV Resort & Light Railway
13670 Smiley St.
Silverhill, AL 36576
(251) 232-2322

All aboard the 2017 Pumpkin Patch Express and Scary Night Train at Wales West, September 29 through October 31. Ride an authentic steam train to the haunted barn maze and kiddie-friendly pumpkin patch, decorate a free pumpkin, enjoy the mini-train ride, hay ride, refreshment...

View Details Map & Details

Oct 2, 2017 - Nov 3, 2017  4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Dolphins at Sunset Kayak Tour

Nature
Dolphins at Sunset Kayak Tour
Wild Native Tours
Wild Native Tours

251-272-4088

Watch for and learn about Gulf Shores’ Bottlenose Dolphins in their natural environment from the intimate, unobtrusive, and non-threatening vantage point of a kayak. The entire three-hours of this paddle excursion are spent exploring optimal Bottlenose Dolphin habitat. ...

View Details Map & Details

Jun 29, 2017 - Dec 28, 2017  5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Dueling Pianos

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

Frankie Golden, the original play one, drink one piano player, is a seasoned veteran of the international piano bar circuit. From his many years at the world famous Spinnaker Beach Club in Panama City, Florida to successful repeat engagements throughout Europe, to being one ...

View Details Map & Details

Jun 29, 2017 - Dec 28, 2017  6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Mark Sherrill, James Daniel, Chris Newbury & Mel Knapp

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

Join us in the Main Room to listen to live music performed by some of our favorite musicians on the Gulf Coast. 

View Details Map & Details
  • CONNECT WITH US
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • YouTube
  • Pinterest
  • Instagram
  • The Beach is Calling Blog
  • Click to Chat Live