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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.


May 27
Featured Event

May 27, 2017  9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Memorial Day Tribute 2017

History Events
Memorial Day Tribute 2017
Fort Morgan
Fort Morgan
110 Hwy 180
Gulf Shores, AL 
251-540-7127

Uniformed interpreters will bring the fort to life through demonstration of period drills on the fort's parade ground as well as artillery demonstration at the water battery. Special talks given by the site historians will provide insight into the events that transpired as w...

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May 29
Featured Event

May 29, 2017  6:45 AM - 7:00 AM

Memorial Day Flag Lowering Ceremony

History Events
USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park
USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park
2703 Battleship Pkwy.
Mobile, AL 36602

Join us at 6:45 a.m. on the grounds of the park for our Memorial Day Flag Lowering Ceremony as we remember those who gave their lives in the service of our country.

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June 06
Featured Event

Jun 6, 2017 - Jun 27, 2017  7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Tuesday Evening Civil War

History Events
Tuesday Evening Civil War
Fort Morgan
Fort Morgan Historic Site
51 Hwy 180
251-540-7665

Historians and site staff, dressed in period uniform, will provide historical insights on various periods of Fort Morgan's History and the life of people who worked and served here. There will be weapons demonstration during event and artillery firing will conclude the event...

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June 13
Featured Event

Jun 6, 2017 - Jun 27, 2017  7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Tuesday Evening Civil War

History Events
Tuesday Evening Civil War
Fort Morgan
Fort Morgan Historic Site
51 Hwy 180
251-540-7665

Historians and site staff, dressed in period uniform, will provide historical insights on various periods of Fort Morgan's History and the life of people who worked and served here. There will be weapons demonstration during event and artillery firing will conclude the event...

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June 20
Featured Event

Jun 6, 2017 - Jun 27, 2017  7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Tuesday Evening Civil War

History Events
Tuesday Evening Civil War
Fort Morgan
Fort Morgan Historic Site
51 Hwy 180
251-540-7665

Historians and site staff, dressed in period uniform, will provide historical insights on various periods of Fort Morgan's History and the life of people who worked and served here. There will be weapons demonstration during event and artillery firing will conclude the event...

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June 24
Featured Event

Jun 24, 2017  10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Living History Crew Weekend Drills

History Events
USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park
USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park
2703 Battleship Pkwy.
Mobile, AL 36602

The USS Alabama Living History Crew brings WWII history to life. This crew, dressed in uniform, will create a memorable weekend for all guests. Activities featured include call to battle stations and weapon demonstrations. Most anticipated is the Yak Attack, with vintage air...

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June 27
Featured Event

Jun 6, 2017 - Jun 27, 2017  7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Tuesday Evening Civil War

History Events
Tuesday Evening Civil War
Fort Morgan
Fort Morgan Historic Site
51 Hwy 180
251-540-7665

Historians and site staff, dressed in period uniform, will provide historical insights on various periods of Fort Morgan's History and the life of people who worked and served here. There will be weapons demonstration during event and artillery firing will conclude the event...

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July 01
Featured Event

Jul 1, 2017  9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Salute To American Independence

History Events
Salute To American Independence
Fort Morgan Historic Site
110 Hwy. 180 W.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-540-5257 or 251-540-7127

The living history staff celebrate America's Independence through firing artillery, weapons demonstrations, and special tours.

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July 11
Featured Event

Jul 11, 2017 - Jul 25, 2017  7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Tuesday Evening Civil War

History Events
Tuesday Evening Civil War
Fort Morgan
Fort Morgan Historic Site
51 Hwy 180
251-540-7665

Historians and site staff, dressed in period uniform, will provide historical insights on various periods of Fort Morgan's History and the life of people who worked and served here.  There will be weapons demonstration during event and artillery firing will conclude the even...

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July 18
Featured Event

Jul 11, 2017 - Jul 25, 2017  7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Tuesday Evening Civil War

History Events
Tuesday Evening Civil War
Fort Morgan
Fort Morgan Historic Site
51 Hwy 180
251-540-7665

Historians and site staff, dressed in period uniform, will provide historical insights on various periods of Fort Morgan's History and the life of people who worked and served here.  There will be weapons demonstration during event and artillery firing will conclude the even...

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