Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

Gulf Shores Calendar of Events


There’s always something to do, see, and experience on Alabama's Gulf Coast. To find the best events in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, look no further than our Gulf Coast events calendar. Check out all of the local happenings, plan a trip around one of our fun upcoming events, and fill your vacation with fun, adventure, and Southern hospitality.

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34th Annual Frank Brown International Songwriters
9465 S. Loop Rd.
Pensacola, FL 32507
(850) 492-7664

This annual songwriters and listeners event runs from November 8 - 18, 2018 across multiple venues at different times. To be sure you don't miss one of your favorites, please be sure to research venues and times at the FBISF website. Festival attendees enjoy an up close and ...

May 17, 2019 - May 19, 2019

The Hangout Music Festival 2019

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The Hangout Music Festival 2019
Gulf Shores Public Beach
101 E Beach Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

We anticipate this event occurring around these estimated dates. Once we learn the confirmed dates, we will update this page. Meanwhile, read about last year's event details below. The Hangout Music Fest is known for sugar white beaches, starry nights and red hot music. The ...




July 26
Featured Event
C Spire Concert Series presents: Jason Aldean with Luke Combs & Lauren Alaina
The Wharf Amphitheater
23325 Amphitheater Drive
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(800) 745-3000

Jason Aldean and special guests Luke Combs & Lauren Alaina have been announced at The Amphitheater at The Wharf on Thursday, July 26! Country superstar Jason Aldean has announced a major 34-date trek across North America taking place in 2018. Joining the tour in support ...

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July 29
Featured Event
C Spire Concert Series presents: Dave Matthews Band
23325 Amphitheater Drive
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(800) 745-3000

The Dave Matthews Band concert at The Wharf Amphitheater has been rescheduled for July 29. All tickets for the originally scheduled May 27 concert will be honored on this new date. Tickets for the July 29 concert go on sale tomorrow, May 30 at 10 a.m. CST through Ticketmaste...

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August 02
Featured Event
C Spire Concert Series presents: The Bandwagon Tour with Miranda Lambert And Little Big Town
23325 Amphitheater Drive
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(800) 745-3000

Miranda Lambert and Little Big Town, two of country music’s biggest acts, are joining forces for a co-headlining tour this summer. Both critically acclaimed artists together have a combined 36 ACM Award wins, 21 CMAs, and four GRAMMYs and are sure to put on a fantastic ...

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August 07
Featured Event
C Spire Concert Series presents: Evolve Tour Imagine Dragons with Special Guest Grace Vanderwaal
23325 Amphitheater Drive
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(800) 745-3000

Today multi-platinum, GRAMMY® Award-winning band IMAGINE DRAGONS release a brand new single entitled “Next To Me” via KIDinaKORNER / Interscope Records, and also reveal summer dates for their Evolve Tour.   “Next To Me,” produced by Alex Da Kid, was today...

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August 25
Featured Event
C Spire Concert Series presents: Keith Urban Graffiti U World Tour 2018 with Kelsea Ballerini
23325 Amphitheater Drive
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(800) 745-3000

The Wharf Amphitheatre will be rocking with a concert by Keith Urban. Tickets and information are available at Ticketmaster.com, by phone 800-745-3000 or at The Wharf Box Office.

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September 29
Featured Event

Sep 29, 2018

Shindig on the Sand

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Shindig on the Sand
17401 Perdido Key Dr.
Pensacola, FL 32507
(850) 492-0611

Featuring 70 musical acts and over 200 musicians the festivities kick off at noon daily. The Flora-Bama Yacht Club will be offering flip-flop fine dining and the Ole River Bar will be serving up scrumptious crawfish and ice-cold craft draft on its spacious "Sunset Deck"; bot...

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September 30
Featured Event
C Spire Concert Series presents: NEEDTOBREATHE Forever On Your Side Tour with Special Guest Johnny Swim & the Rocket Boys
23325 Amphitheater Drive
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(800) 745-3000

NEEDTOBREATHE is a Grammy-nominated rock band hailing from South Carolina, comprised of brothers Bear Rinehart vocals, guitar and Bo Rinehart guitar, vocals, Seth Bolt bass, vocals, and Josh Lovelace keys, vocals. Their most recent album H A R D L O V E released in 2016 and ...

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Local Festivals

The vibrant Alabama Gulf Coast community has perfected the art of enjoying life. You’ll find a wide variety of community events and annual food festivals in Alabama. From the National Shrimp Festival and Zydeco Music and Crawfish Festival to the German Sausage Festival and Fourth of July fireworks. There is something to excite, amaze and entertain you.

Nature Events

Check the Rose Bloom-Out at Bellingrath Gardens or join with the Audubon Society in its coastal bird banding project. The John L. Borom Alabama Coastal Birdfest is a must for birders, and kids and adults alike will delight in Orange Beach’s Sand, Sea and Stars Science and Nature Center.

Sports Galore

Mild temperatures and fair weather bring a host of annual Alabama sporting events to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. From the USSSA Baseball World Series to Collegiate Beach Volleyball there are plenty of sports to watch throughout the year. If you don't want to be a spectator, you can even join the action by signing up for one of the local 5k runs or the Run the Beach Half Marathon.

Fishing Events

Anglers in the family will be hooked by the assortment of fishing events on the Calendar. The 2018 Blue Marlin Grand Championship of the Gulf is sure to live up to its billing as “the greatest show in sports fishing.” The Flora - Bama Fishing Rodeo, called the “funnest fishing tournament in the Gulf,” is for everyone, and the youngsters will love the Kids Win Fishing Tournament at The Wharf in Orange Beach.

Music & Concerts

If music is your thing, we’ve got it — plenty of it. From country to rock, there are Alabama concerts and music festivals throughout the season. There’s plenty of local talent too. Hardly a day or night goes by without our regional musicians playing at bistros and venues along the beach. Search or shows and find out who's playing tonight!

Arts, Theater & Culture Events

Into arts and culture? We have what you need. Experience productions by Summertide Theatre and Mobile Mystery Dinner (who puts on several local dinner theater shows throughout the year). Beyond performing arts, Gulf Shores and Orange Beach also offer arts and crafts shows, wine and culinary events, and art summer camps for the aspiring young artists in the family.

Plan Your Trip Today

If you're ready for a unique Alabama vacation filled with fun events, come to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach this season! Search our calendar of events to find the best ways to fill your day, and be sure to book lodging ahead of time! Find places to stay in Gulf Shores, including Gulf Shores and Orange Beach house rentals, beach condo rentals, hotels, and pet-friendly lodging!
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