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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Historical Events

Experience a new state of discovery when you visit historical sites along the Gulf Coast. Enjoy reenactments, twilight tours, holiday tributes and more on your beach vacation.


January 22
Featured Event
Gulf Shores Welcome Center
Gulf Shores Welcome Center
3459 Gulf Shores Pkwy
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-9325

2018 Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Tourism Lecture Series presents: USS Alabama with Rhonda Davis Jan. 22. From her humble beginnings on February 1, 1942 as the keel was laid at the Norfolk Navy Yard in Portsmouth, Virginia, Battleship USS ALABAMA (BB-60) has had a remarkabl...

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January 23
Featured Event

Jan 2, 2018 - Jan 30, 2018  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Civil War Tour Series

History Events
Civil War Tour Series
Museum
110 Hwy 180
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-540-7127

Every Tuesday in January at 2 p.m. a historian will guide visitors on a hour long tour of the Fort. Each week the historian will speak on a different topic. Week 1 "Fort Bowyer", Week 2 "Early Civil War", Week 3 " Battle of Mobile Bay", Week 4 "Siege of Fort Morgan", Week 5...

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Jan 20, 2018 - Feb 24, 2018  10:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Wade Hall Postcard Collection

Community Events History Events Snowbird Events
Wade Hall Postcard Collection
Gulf Shores Museum
Gulf Shores Museum
244 W. 19th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

A traveling exhibit of Alabama postcards featuring the Main Streets portion from the collection of Wade Hall dating back to the 1800s will be on display at the Gulf Shores Museum open Tuesday – Friday 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., 1 - 5 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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Jan 17, 2018 - Mar 24, 2018  10:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Gulf Shores Museum presents Art of the Great War: WWI Posters fro...

Community Events History Events Snowbird Events
Gulf Shores Museum
Gulf Shores Museum
244 W. 19th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

  This new exhibit features posters from the collections of the Alabama Department of Archives and History that provide a striking reminder of the wartime experiences of Alabamians on the home front during #WWI. During WWI, many renowned artists volunteered their skills on t...

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January 24
Featured Event

Jan 20, 2018 - Feb 24, 2018  10:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Wade Hall Postcard Collection

Community Events History Events Snowbird Events
Wade Hall Postcard Collection
Gulf Shores Museum
Gulf Shores Museum
244 W. 19th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

A traveling exhibit of Alabama postcards featuring the Main Streets portion from the collection of Wade Hall dating back to the 1800s will be on display at the Gulf Shores Museum open Tuesday – Friday 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., 1 - 5 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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Jan 17, 2018 - Mar 24, 2018  10:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Gulf Shores Museum presents Art of the Great War: WWI Posters fro...

Community Events History Events Snowbird Events
Gulf Shores Museum
Gulf Shores Museum
244 W. 19th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

  This new exhibit features posters from the collections of the Alabama Department of Archives and History that provide a striking reminder of the wartime experiences of Alabamians on the home front during #WWI. During WWI, many renowned artists volunteered their skills on t...

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January 25
Featured Event
Gulf Shores Welcome Center
Gulf Shores Welcome Center
3459 Gulf Shores Pkwy
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-9325

2018 Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Tourism Lecture Series presents: Gulf Shores Museum New Exhibits and WWI with Christie Shannon on Jan. 25.Recently, the Alabama Department of Archives and History shared their collection of WWI posters with local museums by allowing them to ...

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Jan 20, 2018 - Feb 24, 2018  10:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Wade Hall Postcard Collection

Community Events History Events Snowbird Events
Wade Hall Postcard Collection
Gulf Shores Museum
Gulf Shores Museum
244 W. 19th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

A traveling exhibit of Alabama postcards featuring the Main Streets portion from the collection of Wade Hall dating back to the 1800s will be on display at the Gulf Shores Museum open Tuesday – Friday 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., 1 - 5 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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Jan 17, 2018 - Mar 24, 2018  10:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Gulf Shores Museum presents Art of the Great War: WWI Posters fro...

Community Events History Events Snowbird Events
Gulf Shores Museum
Gulf Shores Museum
244 W. 19th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

  This new exhibit features posters from the collections of the Alabama Department of Archives and History that provide a striking reminder of the wartime experiences of Alabamians on the home front during #WWI. During WWI, many renowned artists volunteered their skills on t...

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January 26
Featured Event
Gulf Shores Welcome Center
Gulf Shores Welcome Center
3459 Gulf Shores Pkwy
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-9325

2018 Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Tourism Lecture Series presents: Foley Train Museum and Holmes Medical Museum with Bonnie Donaldson on Jan. 26.  

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