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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 09/24/2017 to 10/24/2017

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Oct 4, 2017 - Oct 7, 2017  12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

The 14th annual John L. Borom Alabama Coastal BirdFest

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The 14th annual John L. Borom Alabama Coastal BirdFest
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...

Oct 12, 2017  10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

46th Annual National Shrimp Festival

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46th Annual National Shrimp Festival
Gulf Shores Public Beach
101 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-7200

Savor fresh from the Gulf seafood at the 46th Annual National Shrimp Festival during this four-day event from October 12-15 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,...

Oct 13, 2017  10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

46th Annual National Shrimp Festival

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46th Annual National Shrimp Festival
Gulf Shores Public Beach
101 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-7200

Savor fresh from the Gulf seafood at the 46th Annual National Shrimp Festival during this four-day event from October 12-15 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,...

Oct 14, 2017  10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

46th Annual National Shrimp Festival

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46th Annual National Shrimp Festival
Gulf Shores Public Beach
101 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-7200

Savor fresh from the Gulf seafood at the 46th Annual National Shrimp Festival during this four-day event from October 12-15 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,...

Oct 15, 2017  10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

46th Annual National Shrimp Festival

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46th Annual National Shrimp Festival
Gulf Shores Public Beach
101 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-7200

Savor fresh from the Gulf seafood at the 46th Annual National Shrimp Festival during this four-day event from October 12-15 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,...




September 24
Featured Event

Sep 24, 2017  3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Live Music: Rock Bottom

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

Rock Bottom is an acoustic rock trio bringing three part harmony, groovin' rhythms, and dueling guitar riffs to make up their unique sound! To learn more about this band click here.

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Sep 24, 2017  5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Cadillac Attack

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

Cadillac Attack is a country and rockabilly band made up of Jimmy Cross, the upright bass player, and Todd McCabe, the guitarist. They are based out of Pensacola Florida. Their music is sure to make your evening one to remember. To learn more about this band visit their webs...

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Sep 22, 2017 - Sep 24, 2017  8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

2017 Battle at the Beach Junior Tennis Tournament

2017 Battle at the Beach Junior Tennis Tournament
Orange Beach Tennis Center
Orange Beach Tennis Center
4851 Wilson Boulevard
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 974-6387

The 2017 Battle at the Beach Junior Tennis Tournament is a junior championship for the following levels: Intermediate Boys' and Girls' Singles: 78' Yellow Ball 12-18 (FICQ) Orange Level 2 Boys' and Girls' 10 and under Singles: 60' Orange Ball 10 (FICQ) Orange Level 1 Boys' a...

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Sep 21, 2017 - Sep 24, 2017  7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

2017 Alabama State Tri-Level Championships

Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club
20 Peninsula Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 974-2468

Don't miss Tri Level Championship action as USTA Alabama Tennis comes to the beach. Book your rooms, pack your bags and head to the beach for tennis excitement.

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Sep 3, 2017 - Sep 24, 2017  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Greg Brown

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

Greg Brown, a finger-style guitarist, uses the entire acoustic guitar- neck, body and strings- to discover the limitless combinations of rhythm and melody the instrument possesses. His love of acoustic guitar has led him to write songs that reflect its power, beauty and rang...

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Sep 2, 2017 - Nov 26, 2017  11:00 AM - 12:00 AM

SEC and NFL Football Every Saturday and Sunday!

Community Events
SEC and NFL Football Every Saturday and Sunday!

251-948-3030

Every Saturday and Sunday at The Hangout is the premiere place in Gulf Shores to see all your favorite games! With dozens of TVs, custom tailgaiting menu, weekly beers, huge giveaways, and more, there's no reason to watch your team anywhere else!    

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Jun 25, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017  1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Songs of Rusty McHugh w/ Jason Justice

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

Jason Justice is in Alabama man with southern charm and virtue that is evident throughout his music. After he was discharged from the navy, a combat war veteran, he fine tuned his musical ability on the guitar and harmonica and has been playing out for more than 10 years. Hi...

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Jan 29, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017  2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Sunday Couples Scramble

Golf
9530 Clubhouse Dr.
Foley, AL 36535
251-955-1220

The Sunday Couples Scramble is each Sunday on the 9-hole Lakes course. Sign up by 2 p.m. the Saturday before to enjoy golf, fellowship and prizes. The cost is $15 plus tax per player and $5 additional for prizes. Register at GlenLakes Golf Shop, or call 251-955-1220. We look...

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September 25
Featured Event

Sep 11, 2017 - Sep 25, 2017  5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Brent Burns

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

Brent Burns was born in Seminole, Oklahoma, and moved to Phoenix, Arizona in 1958. While attending high school and community college, sports were important, but music was in his blood. Brent soon strapped on an electric guitar and was fronting a rock-n-roll band. Life soon c...

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Sep 1, 2017 - Sep 29, 2017  4:30 PM - 7:30 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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