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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Music & Nightlife Events

Home to the annual Frank Brown International Songwriters’ Festival, the Alabama Gulf Coast’s music scene is thriving. Find family-friendly venues with entertainment or Gulf Shores and Orange Beach hot spots for the late-night crowd.


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Featured Events
Featured Event
The Amphitheater at The Wharf
The Amphitheater at The Wharf
23325 Amphitheater Dr.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(800) 745-3000

Journey has set a concert in Orange Beach at the The Wharf Amphitheater on July 6, performing all their classic hits like “Don’t Stop Believin’,” “Any Way You Want It,” “Faithfully,” “Wheel In The Sky,” “Separate Ways,&#...

Jul 14, 2017 - Jul 15, 2017  7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

C Spire Concert Series presents: Florida Georgia Line with specia...

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C Spire Concert Series presents: Florida Georgia Line with special guests Nelly, Chris Lane & Morgan Wallen
4550 Main Street
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(800) 745-3000

With their innovative fusion of country, rock, hip-hop and pop, Florida Georgia Line have already proven themselves as a once-in-a-generation force of change in modern music, but the duo of Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley is far from done pushing the envelope. With the releas...

C Spire Concert Series presents: Matchbox Twenty with Special Guest Matt Nathanson
23325 Amphitheater Drive
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(800) 745-3000

Matchbox Twenty has sold over 30 million records worldwide, and earned countless accolades, including five GRAMMY® nominations, four American Music Award nods, and the 2004 People’s Choice Award for favorite musical group.This year marks the 20th anniversary of their di...

C Spire Concert Series presents Green Day: Revolution Radio Tour with special guest Catfish and Bottlemen
The Amphitheater at The Wharf
The Amphitheater at The Wharf
23325 Amphitheater Dr.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(800) 745-3000

Green Day is an American punk rock band composed of vocalist and guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong, bassist Mike Dirnt, and drummer Tré Cool. Formed in 1986, Green Day was originally part of the punk scene at the DIY 924 Gilman Street Club in Berkeley, California. The band's ea...

C Spire Concert Series presents: Eric Church Holdin
23325 Amphitheater Drive
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(800) 745-3000

Singer Eric Church was born on May 3, 1977, in Granite Falls, North Carolina, and he took up the guitar at 13 and began writing songs. A natural-born performer, Church had a regular gig at a bar as a high school student and received an offer for a record deal as a teen, but ...

Oct 12, 2017  10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

46th Annual National Shrimp Festival

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46th Annual National Shrimp Festival
Gulf Shores Public Beach
101 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-7200

Savor fresh from the Gulf seafood at the 46th Annual National Shrimp Festival during this four-day event from October 12-15 that attracts over 300,000 people. This year the festival will play host to more than 80 hours of musical entertainment featuring a lineup of national,...

Oct 13, 2017  10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

46th Annual National Shrimp Festival

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46th Annual National Shrimp Festival
Gulf Shores Public Beach
101 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-7200

Savor fresh from the Gulf seafood at the 46th Annual National Shrimp Festival during this four-day event from October 12-15 that attracts over 300,000 people. This year the festival will play host to more than 80 hours of musical entertainment featuring a lineup of national,...

Oct 14, 2017  10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

46th Annual National Shrimp Festival

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46th Annual National Shrimp Festival
Gulf Shores Public Beach
101 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-7200

Savor fresh from the Gulf seafood at the 46th Annual National Shrimp Festival during this four-day event from October 12-15 that attracts over 300,000 people. This year the festival will play host to more than 80 hours of musical entertainment featuring a lineup of national,...

Oct 15, 2017  10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

46th Annual National Shrimp Festival

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46th Annual National Shrimp Festival
Gulf Shores Public Beach
101 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-7200

Savor fresh from the Gulf seafood at the 46th Annual National Shrimp Festival during this four-day event from October 12-15 that attracts over 300,000 people. This year the festival will play host to more than 80 hours of musical entertainment featuring a lineup of national,...

10th Annual Oyster Cook Off and Craft Beer Weekend at The Hangout
The Hangout
101 E. Beach Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 948-3030

Held annually on the white sands of the Alabama coastline in the heart of the Gulf Coast, the first weekend of November, this year's Oyster Cook-off will bring together celebrity chefs from across the U.S. as well as a long list of well-known Gulf Coast restaurateurs. This e...

10th Annual Oyster Cook Off and Craft Beer Weekend at The Hangout
The Hangout
101 E. Beach Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 948-3030

Held annually on the white sands of the Alabama coastline in the heart of the Gulf Coast, the first weekend of November, this year's Oyster Cook-off will bring together celebrity chefs from across the U.S. as well as a long list of well-known Gulf Coast restaurateurs. This e...

Nov 9, 2017 - Nov 19, 2017  12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

33rd Annual Frank Brown International Songwriters' Festival

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33rd Annual Frank Brown International Songwriters
9465 S. Loop Rd.
Pensacola, FL 32507
(850) 492-7664

This annual songwriters and listeners event runs from November 9-19, 2017 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 pe...




June 29
Featured Event

May 19, 2017 - Aug 26, 2017  7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Brandon Styles Impressions and Magic Show at Live Bait

Community Events Music & Nightlife
Brandon Styles Impressions and Magic Show at Live Bait
Live Bait Food & Spirits
24281 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561

Coastal Alabama is magical, and to prove it we've put together a fun-filled evening of illusions and singing for you! Direct from Las Vegas, Brandon Styles delivers a heart stopping, foot stomping mix of impressions, comedy, dance, grand illusions, ventriloquism and award wi...

June 30
Featured Event

May 19, 2017 - Aug 26, 2017  7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Brandon Styles Impressions and Magic Show at Live Bait

Community Events Music & Nightlife
Brandon Styles Impressions and Magic Show at Live Bait
Live Bait Food & Spirits
24281 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561

Coastal Alabama is magical, and to prove it we've put together a fun-filled evening of illusions and singing for you! Direct from Las Vegas, Brandon Styles delivers a heart stopping, foot stomping mix of impressions, comedy, dance, grand illusions, ventriloquism and award wi...

July 01
Featured Event

May 13, 2017 - Sep 2, 2017  8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Brandon Styles Impressions and Magic Show at Live Bait

Community Events Music & Nightlife
Brandon Styles Impressions and Magic Show at Live Bait
Live Bait Food & Spirits
24281 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561

Coastal Alabama is magical, and to prove it we've put together a fun-filled evening of illusions and singing for you! Direct from Las Vegas, Brandon Styles delivers a heart stopping, foot stomping mix of impressions, comedy, dance, grand illusions, ventriloquism and award wi...

July 02
Featured Event

Jul 2, 2017  7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

GSUMC Annual Patriotic Concert

Community Events
Gulf Shores United Methodist
Church Sanctuary
1900 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-2411

An all-inclusive "Salute to the Armed Forces" will be among the numbers presented by the Chancel Choir of Gulf Shores United Methodist Church at its annual Patriotic Concert on Sunday evening, July 2 at 7 p.m. in the church sanctuary. Admission to the concert is free, but a ...

July 03
Featured Event

May 13, 2017 - Sep 2, 2017  8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Brandon Styles Impressions and Magic Show at Live Bait

Community Events Music & Nightlife
Brandon Styles Impressions and Magic Show at Live Bait
Live Bait Food & Spirits
24281 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561

Coastal Alabama is magical, and to prove it we've put together a fun-filled evening of illusions and singing for you! Direct from Las Vegas, Brandon Styles delivers a heart stopping, foot stomping mix of impressions, comedy, dance, grand illusions, ventriloquism and award wi...

July 04
Featured Event

Jul 4, 2017  7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

The Baldwin Pops Band Independence Day Concert

Community Events
Henry George Park
Fairhope Avenue & Magnolia Avenue
Fairhope, AL 
(251) 929-1466

The Baldwin Pops Band will play a Fourth of July concert on the Fairhope bluffs before the fireworks display on Tuesday, July 4 at Henry George Park and the Fairhope Municipal Pier Park. The Baldwin Pops Band Independence Day Concert begins at 7 p.m. on top of the bluff. The...

July 06
Featured Event

May 13, 2017 - Sep 2, 2017  8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Brandon Styles Impressions and Magic Show at Live Bait

Community Events Music & Nightlife
Brandon Styles Impressions and Magic Show at Live Bait
Live Bait Food & Spirits
24281 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561

Coastal Alabama is magical, and to prove it we've put together a fun-filled evening of illusions and singing for you! Direct from Las Vegas, Brandon Styles delivers a heart stopping, foot stomping mix of impressions, comedy, dance, grand illusions, ventriloquism and award wi...

July 07
Featured Event

May 13, 2017 - Sep 2, 2017  8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Brandon Styles Impressions and Magic Show at Live Bait

Community Events Music & Nightlife
Brandon Styles Impressions and Magic Show at Live Bait
Live Bait Food & Spirits
24281 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561

Coastal Alabama is magical, and to prove it we've put together a fun-filled evening of illusions and singing for you! Direct from Las Vegas, Brandon Styles delivers a heart stopping, foot stomping mix of impressions, comedy, dance, grand illusions, ventriloquism and award wi...

July 08
Featured Event

May 13, 2017 - Sep 2, 2017  8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Brandon Styles Impressions and Magic Show at Live Bait

Community Events Music & Nightlife
Brandon Styles Impressions and Magic Show at Live Bait
Live Bait Food & Spirits
24281 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561

Coastal Alabama is magical, and to prove it we've put together a fun-filled evening of illusions and singing for you! Direct from Las Vegas, Brandon Styles delivers a heart stopping, foot stomping mix of impressions, comedy, dance, grand illusions, ventriloquism and award wi...

July 20
Featured Event

May 13, 2017 - Sep 2, 2017  8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Brandon Styles Impressions and Magic Show at Live Bait

Community Events Music & Nightlife
Brandon Styles Impressions and Magic Show at Live Bait
Live Bait Food & Spirits
24281 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561

Coastal Alabama is magical, and to prove it we've put together a fun-filled evening of illusions and singing for you! Direct from Las Vegas, Brandon Styles delivers a heart stopping, foot stomping mix of impressions, comedy, dance, grand illusions, ventriloquism and award wi...

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