Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

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.

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Art & Culture Events

Dive in to the Gulf Coast’s art community with glass-blowing demonstrations, paint-your-own-art parties, theatre productions, musicals and more. Experience a whole new state of creativity when you vacation on Alabama’s white-sand beaches.


Featured Events
Featured Event

Jun 2, 2017 - Jun 30, 2017  8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Summertide Theatre presents: Smoke on the Mountain

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George C. Meyer Performing Arts Center
2022 W. 2nd St.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-6721

The University of Alabama’s professional summer theatre, SummerTide, will bust out the banjos this summer during its 14th season. Returning after last year’s successful trip to the past, the cast of SummerTide will present Smoke on the Mountain, a 1930’s music...

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

The Wharf Uncorked Wine & Culinary Event

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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...

Sep 16, 2017  12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Wharf Uncorked Wine & Culinary Event

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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...




June 28
Featured Event

Jun 28, 2017  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Art al Fresco American Flag Palette Craft

Arts & Culture Community Events
Tacky Jacks Gulf Shores
240 E. 24th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 948-8881

Show your patriotism with American Flag Palette Craft. All ages lunch and learn from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Please arrive 15 minutes early, RSVP required in advance by phone or online.

Jun 26, 2017 - Jun 30, 2017  9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Kaleidoscope Summer Fine Arts Camp 2017

Arts & Culture Community Events
Gulf Coast Arts Alliance
Gulf Coast Arts Alliance
225 E. 24th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 978-8130

Pottery, painting, percussion, printmaking, drama & musical theater, sci-fi writing, dance and more these are just some of the many facets of the fine arts that students who attend this year’s Kaleidoscope Summer Fine Arts Camp will have the opportunity to experienc...

May 29, 2017 - Aug 4, 2017  8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Summer Camps at the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center

Arts & Culture
Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center & IMAX® Dome Theater
Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center & IMAX® Dome Theater
65 Government St.
Mobile, AL 36633
(251) 208-6818

This summer take a week-long vacation at the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center. We have inspired learning outside of the classroom for more than 15 summers! Our Summer Camps are designed so that each child will have a unique opportunity to have fun while uncovering science...

Apr 5, 2017 - Jun 28, 2017  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Eco Art

Arts & Culture
Gulf State Park Lake Shelby
Gulf State Park Camground Store
22116 campground rd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

Participate in a craft that incorporates a natural aspect. There will be a different activity every week.

June 29
Featured Event

Jun 26, 2017 - Jun 30, 2017  9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Kaleidoscope Summer Fine Arts Camp 2017

Arts & Culture Community Events
Gulf Coast Arts Alliance
Gulf Coast Arts Alliance
225 E. 24th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 978-8130

Pottery, painting, percussion, printmaking, drama & musical theater, sci-fi writing, dance and more these are just some of the many facets of the fine arts that students who attend this year’s Kaleidoscope Summer Fine Arts Camp will have the opportunity to experienc...

May 29, 2017 - Aug 4, 2017  8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Summer Camps at the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center

Arts & Culture
Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center & IMAX® Dome Theater
Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center & IMAX® Dome Theater
65 Government St.
Mobile, AL 36633
(251) 208-6818

This summer take a week-long vacation at the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center. We have inspired learning outside of the classroom for more than 15 summers! Our Summer Camps are designed so that each child will have a unique opportunity to have fun while uncovering science...

June 30
Featured Event

Jun 30, 2017  5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Community Turtle Project

Arts & Culture Community Events
Gulf Shores Main Public Beach (Gulf Place)
101 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

Come out and show your support for the Community Turtle Unveiling and Reception to be held at Gulf Place next to The Hangout restaurant in Gulf Shores on Friday, June 30 at 5 p.m.

Jun 26, 2017 - Jun 30, 2017  9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Kaleidoscope Summer Fine Arts Camp 2017

Arts & Culture Community Events
Gulf Coast Arts Alliance
Gulf Coast Arts Alliance
225 E. 24th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 978-8130

Pottery, painting, percussion, printmaking, drama & musical theater, sci-fi writing, dance and more these are just some of the many facets of the fine arts that students who attend this year’s Kaleidoscope Summer Fine Arts Camp will have the opportunity to experienc...

May 29, 2017 - Aug 4, 2017  8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Summer Camps at the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center

Arts & Culture
Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center & IMAX® Dome Theater
Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center & IMAX® Dome Theater
65 Government St.
Mobile, AL 36633
(251) 208-6818

This summer take a week-long vacation at the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center. We have inspired learning outside of the classroom for more than 15 summers! Our Summer Camps are designed so that each child will have a unique opportunity to have fun while uncovering science...

July 02
Featured Event

Jul 2, 2017  11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Kindled Arts Demonstration

Arts & Culture
The Royal Oyster
The Royal Oyster
807 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

Kindled Arts will be giving its first live art demonstration at the grand opening of The Royal Oyster Bar. If you are looking for music, food, drinks, and art this is the place to be!

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