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.

PET-FRIENDLY
EVENTS


Culinary Events


Featured Events
Featured Event

Mar 31, 2018  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Original German Sausage Festival

Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports
The Original German Sausage Festival
Elberta Town Park
13052 Main St.
Elberta, AL 36530

As you make plans to attend this event during these confirmed 2018 dates, we will update this section with more details as soon as we learn of them. Meanwhile, last year's details are included below for you. The Elberta Sausage Festival makes its semiannual return to that So...

2018 Waterway Village Zydeco & Crawfish Festival & 5K Run
Waterway Village in Gulf Shores-Under the Intracoastal Bridge (North & Sout... (more)
225 E. 24th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-1172

As you make plans to attend this event during these confirmed 2018 dates, we will update this section with more details as soon as we learn of them. Meanwhile, last year's details are included below for you. The Waterway Village Zydeco and Crawfish Festival boils up a beauco...

Sep 13, 2018  6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Wharf Uncorked Wine & Culinary Event 2018

Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports
The Wharf Uncorked Wine & Culinary Event 2018
The Wharf
4830 Main Street
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 224-1000

As you make plans to attend this event during these confirmed 2018 dates, we will update this section with more details as soon as we learn of them. Meanwhile, last year's details are included below for you. Join us for the fourth annual The Wharf Uncorked Wine and Culinary ...

Sep 14, 2018  6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Wharf Uncorked Wine & Culinary Event 2018

Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports
The Wharf Uncorked Wine & Culinary Event 2018
The Wharf
4830 Main Street
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 224-1000

As you make plans to attend this event during these confirmed 2018 dates, we will update this section with more details as soon as we learn of them. Meanwhile, last year's details are included below for you. Join us for the fourth annual The Wharf Uncorked Wine and Culinary ...

Sep 15, 2018  12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Wharf Uncorked Wine & Culinary Event 2018

Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports
The Wharf Uncorked Wine & Culinary Event 2018
The Wharf
4830 Main Street
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 224-1000

As you make plans to attend this event during these confirmed 2018 dates, we will update this section with more details as soon as we learn of them. Meanwhile, last year's details are included below for you. Join us for the fourth annual The Wharf Uncorked Wine and Culinary ...

Oct 11, 2018  10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

47th Annual National Shrimp Festival

Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports
47th Annual National Shrimp Festival
Gulf Shores Public Beach
101 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-7200

As you make plans to attend this event during these confirmed 2018 dates, we will update this section with more details as soon as we learn of them. Meanwhile, last year's details are included below for you. Savor fresh from the Gulf seafood at the 46th Annual National Shrim...

Oct 12, 2018  10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

47th Annual National Shrimp Festival

Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports
47th Annual National Shrimp Festival
Gulf Shores Public Beach
101 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-7200

As you make plans to attend this event during these confirmed 2018 dates, we will update this section with more details as soon as we learn of them. Meanwhile, last year's details are included below for you. Savor fresh from the Gulf seafood at the 46th Annual National Shrim...

Oct 13, 2018  10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

47th Annual National Shrimp Festival

Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports
47th Annual National Shrimp Festival
Gulf Shores Public Beach
101 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-7200

As you make plans to attend this event during these confirmed 2018 dates, we will update this section with more details as soon as we learn of them. Meanwhile, last year's details are included below for you. Savor fresh from the Gulf seafood at the 46th Annual National Shrim...

Oct 14, 2018  10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

47th Annual National Shrimp Festival

Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports
47th Annual National Shrimp Festival
Gulf Shores Public Beach
101 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-7200

As you make plans to attend this event during these confirmed 2018 dates, we will update this section with more details as soon as we learn of them. Meanwhile, last year's details are included below for you. Savor fresh from the Gulf seafood at the 46th Annual National Shrim...

Oct 27, 2018  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Original German Sausage Festival

Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports Annual Arts & Culture Community Events Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Fishing Golf History Events Mardi Gras Music & Nightlife Nature Snowbird Events Sports
The Original German Sausage Festival
Elberta Town Park
13052 Main St.
Elberta, AL 36530

As you make plans to attend this event during these confirmed 2018 dates, we will update this section with more details as soon as we learn of them. Meanwhile, last year's details are included below for you. The Elberta Sausage Festival makes its semiannual return to that So...




January 27
Featured Event

Jan 27, 2018  11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

A Taste of St. Peter's Southern Gulf Coast Cooking

Community Events Culinary Snowbird Events
St. Peter's Episcopal Church
6270 Bon Secour Hwy.
Bon Secour, AL 36511
(251) 597-0429

It is a wonderful opportunity for the larger community to gather and sample some true southern Gulf Coast cooking on Saturday, January 27 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. The menu features a few select items of our southern cuisine, including our famousshrimp bisque. Come join in the f...

View Details Map & Details
January 31
Featured Event

Jan 31, 2018  6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Tapas Wine Pairing

Community Events Culinary
Sunset Cork Room Restaurant and Wine Bar
Sunset Cork Room Restaurant and Wine Bar
225 E. 16th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 967-4773

Sunset Cork Room Restaurant & Wine Bar, Wine Pairing, Wednesday, January 31 beginning at 6:30 p.m.  Cost is $35 per person plus tax and gratuity. Selected wines from the Trenchero Family. We hope you can join us. Reservations are required. Call 251-967-4773.MenuSeafood S...

View Details Map & Details
February 02
Featured Event

Feb 2, 2018  6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Blue Water BBQ at Big Beach

Culinary
Blue Water BBQ at Big Beach
Big Beach Brewing Company
Big Beach Brewing Company
300 E. 24th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 948-2337

We are a casual, cafeteria-style family restaurant and saloon located at The Wharf in beautiful Orange Beach, Alabama. All of our delicious smoked meats are sold by weight, and our butcher will slice every piece of our amazing meats as thick or thin as you like it. They star...

View Details Map & Details
February 03
Featured Event

Feb 3, 2018  10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

2018 Flora-Bama Annual Super Chili Bowl Cook Off

Community Events Culinary
2018 Flora-Bama Annual Super Chili Bowl Cook Off
Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar
17401 Perdido Key Dr.
Perdido Key, FL 
(850) 492-0611

As you make plans to attend this event during these confirmed 2018 dates, we will update this section with more details as soon as we learn of them. Meanwhile, last year's details are included below for you. Let the chopping begin at the Flora-Bama's "Super" Bowl Chili Cook-...

View Details Map & Details
February 09
Featured Event

Feb 9, 2018  6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Bleus Burger at Big Beach

Culinary
Bleus Burger at Big Beach
Big Beach Brewing Company
Big Beach Brewing Company
300 E. 24th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 948-2337

Bleus Burger is a gourmet food truck operation and restaurant serving coastal Alabama and Florida, public beaches, and special events. Catering services are available.

View Details Map & Details
February 16
Featured Event

Feb 16, 2018  6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Sunset Cork Room Catering at Big Beach

Culinary
Sunset Cork Room Catering at Big Beach
Big Beach Brewing Company
Big Beach Brewing Company
300 E. 24th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 948-2337

Grab some grub from Sunset Cork room between 6 - 7 p.m.! Cheers.

View Details Map & Details
February 21
Featured Event

Feb 21, 2018  10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

31st Annual Game Day & Salad Luncheon Fundraising Event

Community Events Culinary Snowbird Events
31st Annual Game Day & Salad Luncheon Fundraising Event
Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf
Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf
4671 Wharf Pkwy.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-979-5308

The Orange Beach Garden Club will hold the 31st Annual Game Day & Salad Luncheon Fundraising Event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21 at the Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf.  This year's theme is "Celebrating Family, Freedom and Flowers." Doors Open at 9:30...

View Details Map & Details
February 24
Featured Event

Feb 24, 2018  9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

26th Annual Orange Beach Seafood Festival & Car Show

Community Events Culinary
26th Annual Orange Beach Seafood Festival & Car Show
The Wharf in Orange Beach
The Wharf in Orange Beach
4830 Main St.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 981-1524

The 26th Annual Orange Beach Seafood Festival features a full day of seafood, kids activities, live entertainment, a car show and more. This event is the primary fundraiser for the Orange Beach Sports Association, which supports youth sports in Orange Beach. This year's fest...

View Details Map & Details
Coastal Alabama Community College, Gulf Shores Campus
3301 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 990-0445

How many of you have said or heard someone say the statement, cooking for one is no fun? Well, it will definitely be fun and encouraging during this class. Come join us with instructor Dede Trotter where we will create a meal that is perfect for just one person, two people, ...

View Details Map & Details
March 02
Featured Event

Mar 2, 2018  6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Blue Water BBQ at Big Beach

Culinary
Blue Water BBQ at Big Beach
Big Beach Brewing Company
Big Beach Brewing Company
300 E. 24th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 948-2337

Fresh, local smoked BBQ available between 6 - 7 p.m.!

View Details Map & Details
  • CONNECT WITH US
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • YouTube
  • Pinterest
  • Instagram
  • The Beach is Calling Blog
  • Click to Chat Live