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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

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DISPLAY EVENTS FROM 08/24/2017 to 09/23/2017

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C Spire Concert Series presents Green Day: Revolution Radio Tour with special guest Catfish and Bottlemen
The Amphitheater at The Wharf
The Amphitheater at The Wharf
23325 Amphitheater Dr.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(800) 745-3000

Green Day is an American punk rock band composed of vocalist and guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong, bassist Mike Dirnt, and drummer Tré Cool. Formed in 1986, Green Day was originally part of the punk scene at the DIY 924 Gilman Street Club in Berkeley, California. The band's ea...

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Sep 9, 2017  5:00 AM - 2:00 PM

2017 Brett Robinson Alabama Coastal Triathlon

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2017 Brett Robinson Alabama Coastal Triathlon
Gulf Shores Main Public Beach (Gulf Place)
101 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(615) 460-9927

Sign up today for the Brett Robinson Alabama Coastal Triathlon.  The triathlon begins early Saturday morning with a 1.5k swim in the Gulf of Mexico, a 40k bike ride through the state park and finishes with a 10k scenic run. The "Tri-it-on" Triathlon begins with a 300 yard sw...

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Sep 14, 2017 - Sep 15, 2017  6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Wharf Uncorked Wine & Culinary Event

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The Wharf Uncorked Wine & Culinary Event
The Wharf
4830 Main Street
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 224-1000

Join us for the fourth annual The Wharf Uncorked Wine and Culinary Event at The Wharf in Orange Beach. The three day event combines tastings of delicious food and tantalizing wines, a pinch of southern flare and a dash of Gulf Coast hospitality. This event will raise funds f...

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Sep 16, 2017  8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The 30th Annual Alabama Coastal Cleanup

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Alabama Coastal Cleanup, the state's largest one-day volunteer event, returns for its 30th year on Saturday, September 16. Residents, visitors, individuals and organizations are invited to “get the trash out of the splash” by picking up trash littering Alabama coas...

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Sep 16, 2017  12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Wharf Uncorked Wine & Culinary Event

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The Wharf Uncorked Wine & Culinary Event
The Wharf
4830 Main Street
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 224-1000

Join us for the fourth annual The Wharf Uncorked Wine and Culinary Event at The Wharf in Orange Beach. The three day event combines tastings of delicious food and tantalizing wines, a pinch of southern flare and a dash of Gulf Coast hospitality. This event will raise funds f...

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C Spire Concert Series presents: Eric Church Holdin
23325 Amphitheater Drive
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(800) 745-3000

Singer Eric Church was born on May 3, 1977, in Granite Falls, North Carolina, and he took up the guitar at 13 and began writing songs. A natural-born performer, Church had a regular gig at a bar as a high school student and received an offer for a record deal as a teen, but ...

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August 24
Featured Event

Aug 24, 2017  5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Lefty Collins

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

Singer and guitarist Lefty Collins has been playing the guitar for over 40 years. Born and raised in Chicago, he played over 500 shows at the legendary House of Blues and opened for or shared the stage with Jimmy Buffett, Chris Isaak, BB King, Peter Frampton and many others....

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Aug 1, 2017 - Aug 31, 2017  5:00 PM - 8:00 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. ...

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Jul 18, 2017 - Aug 31, 2017  6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Karaoke

Music & Nightlife
Tacky Jacks Gulf Shores
240 E. 24th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 948-8881

Bring your friends, especially those who can sing or like to hear you to karaoke night at Jacky Jacks Gulf Shores! Good food, fun, and ice cold beverages will be served and as always, it's family friendly. Karaoke lets you discover your inner rock star and start living the r...

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Jun 29, 2017 - Aug 31, 2017  6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

LeeAnne Creswell & Lisa Zanghi

Music & Nightlife
Franco's Casual Italian Restaurant
Franco's Casual Italian Restaurant
25241 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561

A Pensacola native, LeaAnne moved away for approximately nine years to live in the Dallas area where she was a nominee for female vocalist of the year for the state of Texas in 1982 along with Bonnie Raitt and Janie Fricke. Lea Anne moved back to the Pensacola area in 1983 a...

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Jul 1, 2017 - Sep 2, 2017  8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Brandon Styles Impressions and Variety Show at Live Bait

Music & Nightlife
Brandon Styles Impressions and Variety Show at Live Bait
Live Bait Food & Spirits
Live Bait Food & Spirits
24281 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561

Coastal Alabama is magical, and to prove it we've put together a fun-filled evening of illusions and singing for you! Direct from Las Vegas, Brandon Styles delivers a heart stopping, foot stomping mix of impressions, comedy, dance, grand illusions, ventriloquism and award wi...

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Jun 22, 2017 - Aug 31, 2017  8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Smokey Otis and Mark Laborde

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

You'll hear tunes from all genres, shapes, sizes and requests from Smokey Otis and Mark Laborde. You will be singing, dancing and wanting more, more, more.

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Apr 6, 2017 - Aug 31, 2017  9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Kayaking 101

Nature
Gulf State Park Lake Shelby
Gulf State Park Lake Shelby
20115 State Hwy. 135
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-7275 dial 9 then ext. 2128

Guided kayaking tour on Thursdays at 9 a.m. at Lake Shelby. Cost includes single kayak, lifejacket and one hour guided kayaking tour to explore the basics of kayaking and a short trip around the lake. Limited spaces available so please call for reservation.

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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 ...

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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. 

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Jun 19, 2017 - Dec 22, 2017  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

FREE Bingo

Community Events
Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar
Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar
17401 Perdido Key Dr.
Perdido Key, FL 32507
251-980-5118

Free Bingo 1 -4 p.m. under the tent! Win great prizes including Flora-Bama merchandise, memorabilia, community donations and more! 

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