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.

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.

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Community Events

Orange Beach and Gulf Shores’ community activities are as varied as the guests who spend their vacations with us. Depending on the season, enjoy parades, light shows, dance lessons and more.


Featured Events
Featured Event
The City of Gulf Shores Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration
Gulf State Park Pier
Gulf State Park Pier
20800 E. Beach Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-1174

  The City of Gulf Shores will celebrate the Fourth of July with a stunning fireworks display, beginning at 9 p.m. on Tuesday, July 4. Fireworks will be shot from the Gulf State Park Fishing and Education Pier. According to organizers, fireworks will be shot from the souther...




June 26
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...

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. in Tent! Win great prizes including Flora-Bama merchandise, memorabilia, community donations and more! 

June 27
Featured Event

Jun 27, 2017  11:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Hands on Habitat Share the Beach

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

Hands on Habitat is a fun and educational hands on nature series presented by Share the Beach. Kids and adults alike can learn about our ecosystem and interact with the animals that live here with us. The event is free for all ages from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Please arrive 15 minut...

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...

Jun 6, 2017 - Jul 28, 2017  9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Summer Season 2017

Community Events Nature
Summer Season 2017
Ocean Camp
Gulf Shores/Orange Beach AL
PO Box 6166
Gulf Shores, AL 36547
251-802-8605

Summer camps for ocean lovers and future scientists will take place at The Wharf in Orange Beach.  Each week is a topic related to marine animals or ocean exploration. Half days allow an educational fun memory as well as plenty of free time for those who are visiting or are ...

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. in Tent! Win great prizes including Flora-Bama merchandise, memorabilia, community donations and more! 

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...

Jun 6, 2017 - Jul 28, 2017  9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Summer Season 2017

Community Events Nature
Summer Season 2017
Ocean Camp
Gulf Shores/Orange Beach AL
PO Box 6166
Gulf Shores, AL 36547
251-802-8605

Summer camps for ocean lovers and future scientists will take place at The Wharf in Orange Beach.  Each week is a topic related to marine animals or ocean exploration. Half days allow an educational fun memory as well as plenty of free time for those who are visiting or are ...

May 31, 2017 - Aug 9, 2017  5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Kids Night - Every Wednesday

Community Events
Kids Night - Every Wednesday
Palm Plaza
23101 Canal Road
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251.224.1000

Every child deserves an evening centered around nothing but pure FUN!  After all, it’s summertime, so what’s more perfect than a safe environment for the little ones to let out all that built-up energy! As part of our 100 Days of Summer celebration, each Wednesday ...

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