Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

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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
C Spire Concert Series presents: Styx & Reo Speedwagon with special guest Don Felder
23325 Amphitheater Drive
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(800) 745-3000

Announcing the Styx and REO Speedwagon tour with special guest Don Felder, formerly of the Eagles. Midwest rock heroes REO Speedwagon and Styx have a rich touring and recording history together. In 2000, the bands recorded a live album and DVD called Arch Allies: Live at Riv...

C Spire Concert Series presents: Chris Young Losing Sleep 2018 World Tour with special guests Kane Brown, Morgan Evans & Dee Jay Silver
23325 Amphitheater Drive
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(800) 745-3000

Following his induction into the Grand Ole Opry and the release of his acclaimed seventh album, Losing Sleep, 2017 has undoubtedly been a career-defining year for Chris Young. 2018 is teeing up to be another banner year for the 32-year old neo-traditionalist with the “C...

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 4, 2018  2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

14th Annual Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival

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14th Annual Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival
18507 U.S. 98
Foley, AL 36535
(251) 943-5590

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 Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival, presented by Tanger Outlet...

May 5, 2018  9:00 AM - 10:00 PM

14th Annual Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival

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14th Annual Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival
18507 U.S. 98
Foley, AL 36535
(251) 943-5590

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 Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival, presented by Tanger Outlet...

May 18, 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...

May 19, 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...

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...

C Spire Concert Series presents: Alan Jackson?s Honky Tonk Highway Tour
23325 Amphitheater Drive
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(800) 745-3000

With a year of sold-out shows and packed houses in the rearview mirror, newly-minted Country Music Hall of Famer Alan Jackson’s Honky Tonk Highway Tour adds more miles and rolls into 2018 with a stop at The Wharf Amphitheater in Orange Beach on Saturday, June 23! Ticket...

Oct 11, 2018  10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

47th Annual National Shrimp Festival

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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

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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

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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

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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...




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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January 29
Featured Event
Erie Meyer Civic Center
Erie Meyer Civic Center
1930 W. 2nd ST
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-1171

On January 29 join Brian Gurl and Katherine Alexandra for Moscow Meets Manhattan Dueling Pianos Plus, a unique pairing of Russian Phenom and American Piano Man. This act has been wowing audiences nationwide for over three years! This class act is rich with brilliant artistry...

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January 30
Featured Event
Erie Meyer Civic Center
Erie Meyer Civic Center
1930 W. 2nd ST
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

On January 30 join Brian Gurl and Katherine Alexandra for Moscow Meets Manhattan Dueling Pianos Plus, a unique pairing of Russian Phenom and American Piano Man. This act has been wowing audiences nationwide for over three years! This class act is rich with brilliant artistry...

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February 05
Featured Event
Erie Meyer Civic Center
Erie Meyer Civic Center
1930 W. 2nd ST
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

On February 5, Small Town, Big Beach™ Productions presents “Jukebox Broadway” starring the Diamonds. This multimedia production includes costume changes, special lighting effects and video footage. The show will feature songs from 15 Broadway "Jukebox Musicals...

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February 06
Featured Event
Erie Meyer Civic Center
Erie Meyer Civic Center
1930 W. 2nd ST
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

On February 6, Small Town, Big Beach™ Productions presents “Jukebox Broadway” starring the Diamonds. This multimedia production includes costume changes, special lighting effects and video footage. The show will feature songs from 15 Broadway "Jukebox Musicals...

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February 19
Featured Event
Erie Meyer Civic Center
Erie Meyer Civic Center
1930 W. 2nd ST
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

On February 19 be prepared to be wowed with the 62nd Addition of It’s Magic! It’s Magic! has been delighting magic enthusiasts for more than five decades. This live stage show is unique in that it features many of the top professional magicians worldwide, with each...

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February 20
Featured Event
Erie Meyer Civic Center
Erie Meyer Civic Center
1930 W. 2nd ST
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-1171

On February 20 be prepared to be wowed with the 62nd Addition of It’s Magic! It’s Magic! has been delighting magic enthusiasts for more than five decades. This live stage show is unique in that it features many of the top professional magicians worldwide, with each...

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February 26
Featured Event
Erie Meyer Civic Center
Erie Meyer Civic Center
1930 W. 2nd ST
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-1171

February 26 welcomes The 3 Redneck Tenors. The 3 Redneck Tenors are a new breed in the “tenor genre” – their musical comedy featuring classically trained veteran artists is like Duck Dynasty goes to Carnegie Hall - down home laughs with big city music! The 3 R...

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February 27
Featured Event
Erie Meyer Civic Center
Erie Meyer Civic Center
1930 W. 2nd ST
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-1171

February 27 welcomes The 3 Redneck Tenors. The 3 Redneck Tenors are a new breed in the “tenor genre” – their musical comedy featuring classically trained veteran artists is like Duck Dynasty goes to Carnegie Hall - down home laughs with big city music! The 3 R...

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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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