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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

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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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.


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Featured Event

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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August 21
Featured Event

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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August 22
Featured Event
Lucy Buffett's LuLu's
Lucy Buffett's LuLu's
200 E. 25th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

"Shooting for a Cure: Lasers as Tools in Cancer Research" is the topic of a University of South Alabama Mitchell Center sponsored Science On Tap talk on Tuesday, August 22 at 6:30 p.m. at Lulu's Restaurant in Gulf Shores. Speaking will be Joel Andrews, Ph.D., of USA Mitchell...

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Aug 22, 2017 - Aug 23, 2017  11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

2017 Blue Angels Practice Schedule

Community Events
National Museum of Naval Aviation
National Museum of Naval Aviation
1750 Radford Blvd.
Pensacola, FL 32508

The world-famous Blue Angels are based at NAS Pensacola, and can be seen practicing over the Museum at NAS Pensacola most Tuesday and Wednesday mornings from March to November. Practices typically begin at 11:30 a.m. Central Time, and last about 55 minutes. Admission to prac...

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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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August 23
Featured Event

Aug 22, 2017 - Aug 23, 2017  11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

2017 Blue Angels Practice Schedule

Community Events
National Museum of Naval Aviation
National Museum of Naval Aviation
1750 Radford Blvd.
Pensacola, FL 32508

The world-famous Blue Angels are based at NAS Pensacola, and can be seen practicing over the Museum at NAS Pensacola most Tuesday and Wednesday mornings from March to November. Practices typically begin at 11:30 a.m. Central Time, and last about 55 minutes. Admission to prac...

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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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Dec 21, 2016 - Dec 13, 2017  5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Big Beach Brewing Running & Social Club

Community Events
Big Beach Brewing Company
Big Beach Brewing Company
300 E. 24th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
2519482337

Every week at 5:30 p.m. a few avid beer drinkers and passionate runners get together to share a run and a pint. Join them in the taproom and on the pavement, and you can get $1 off your pint after the run!

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August 24
Featured Event

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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August 25
Featured Event

May 12, 2017 - Sep 1, 2017  9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Geocaching 101

Community Events
Gulf State Park Campground
22120 Campground Rd.
22050 Campground Rd.
Gulf Shore, AL 36542

Geocaching is a world-wide treasure hunt that combines a little bit of technology with exploring the great outdoors. Come to the education building along with a handheld GPS or Smartphone and learn about this great past-time that will take you to beautiful places that you ot...

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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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