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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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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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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

The Hangout Oyster Cook-Off & Craft Beer Weekend showcases the talents and tastes of the best chefs from the Southeast for a decadent afternoon of oysters and spirits on the beach in beautiful Gulf Shores. At the Bloody Mary Invitational some of the Southeast’s best...

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

The Hangout Oyster Cook-Off & Craft Beer Weekend showcases the talents and tastes of the best chefs from the Southeast for a decadent afternoon of oysters and spirits on the beach in beautiful Gulf Shores. At the Bloody Mary Invitational some of the Southeast’s best...

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...

Interstate Mullet Toss and Gulf Coast
17401 Perdido Key Drive
Pensacola, FL 32507
(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. The Interstate Mullet Toss is always held the last full weekend in ...

Interstate Mullet Toss and Gulf Coast
17401 Perdido Key Drive
Pensacola, FL 32507
(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. The Interstate Mullet Toss is always held the last full weekend in ...

Interstate Mullet Toss and Gulf Coast
17401 Perdido Key Drive
Pensacola, FL 32507
(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. The Interstate Mullet Toss is always held the last full weekend in ...

May 18, 2018 - May 20, 2018  11:00 AM - 11:00 PM

The Hangout Music Festival 2018

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The Hangout Music Festival 2018
Gulf Shores Public Beach
101 E Beach Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

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. An annual three-day music festival held at the public beaches of Gu...




November 02
Featured Event
Weeks Bay Plantation
12562 Mary Ann Beech Rd.
Fairhope, AL 
(251) 279-8745

We are excited to announce our first ever fall concert series, The Blueberry Sessions. Teaming up with Hix Snedeker Companies and Skate Mountain Records, we will host the intimate three-part concert series featuring live musical performances from world-class Southern singers...

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December 07
Featured Event
Weeks Bay Plantation
12562 Mary Ann Beech Rd.
Fairhope, AL 
(251) 279-8745

We are excited to announce our first ever fall concert series, The Blueberry Sessions. Teaming up with Hix Snedeker Companies and Skate Mountain Records, we will host the intimate three-part concert series featuring live musical performances from world-class Southern singers...

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December 31
Featured Event

Dec 31, 2017  7:00 PM - 2:00 AM

Flora-Bama's New Year's Eve Bash

Flora-Bama
Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar
17401 Perdido Key Drive
Pensacola, FL 32507
(850) 492-0611

The Flora-Bama really gets down on New Year's Eve. Blow it all out before making those pesky resolutions. Live music on all three stages will be rocking' until the party stops. Food, party favors and champagne flow all night and help bring in the New Year the Flora-Bama way....

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May 26
Featured Event

May 26, 2018  11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

LuLuPalooza 2018

Outdoor & Festivals
Lucy Buffett's LuLu's
200 E. 25th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 967-5858

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. Always our big kick-off to the summer season! Come join us for good times, sunshine and live m...

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