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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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Nature Events

Pack your binoculars and get your walking shoes ready. Orange Beach and Gulf Shores nature-focused events and activities abound.


October 19
Featured Event

Sep 29, 2017 - Oct 30, 2017  7:00 PM - 8:45 PM

Caribe Marina Ghost Cruise

Community Events Nature
Caribe Marina Ghost Cruise
Caribe Marina & Watersports
Caribe Marina & Watersports
28101 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 980-8410

Bring your family and friends for a moonlit cruise around Perdido Bay. Listen to fun and frightful ghost stories and enjoy a guest appearance from some of our resident ghouls. Cruises are 45-minutes long and will leave the Marina each night at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Cost is $20 p...

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Oct 2, 2017 - Nov 3, 2017  4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Dolphins at Sunset Kayak Tour

Nature
Dolphins at Sunset Kayak Tour
Wild Native Tours
Wild Native Tours

251-272-4088

Watch for and learn about Gulf Shores’ Bottlenose Dolphins in their natural environment from the intimate, unobtrusive, and non-threatening vantage point of a kayak. The entire three-hours of this paddle excursion are spent exploring optimal Bottlenose Dolphin habitat. ...

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May 25, 2017 - Feb 14, 2018  10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge Kayak Tour

Nature
Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge Kayak Tour
Wild Native Tours
Wild Native Tours

251-272-4088

Take a break from the bustling beach and enjoy three-hours of peaceful and tranquil paddling in the secluded inlets of the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge (BSNWR). Just minutes from bustling Gulf Shores, the BSNWR Kayak Tour immerses you in a coastal wilderness! We will ...

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October 20
Featured Event

Sep 29, 2017 - Oct 30, 2017  7:00 PM - 8:45 PM

Caribe Marina Ghost Cruise

Community Events Nature
Caribe Marina Ghost Cruise
Caribe Marina & Watersports
Caribe Marina & Watersports
28101 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 980-8410

Bring your family and friends for a moonlit cruise around Perdido Bay. Listen to fun and frightful ghost stories and enjoy a guest appearance from some of our resident ghouls. Cruises are 45-minutes long and will leave the Marina each night at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Cost is $20 p...

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Oct 3, 2017 - Nov 3, 2017  5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

The Coastal Eco-Tour

Nature
The Coastal Eco-Tour
Wild Native Tours
Wild Native Tours

251-272-4088

Escape the crowded tourist areas and experience the more secluded waterways of Gulf Shores, Alabama on this unique "backstage" tour. We’ll take you down the waterways less traveled on our cozy 22-passenger pontoon with a captain and guide who will treat you like family,...

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Oct 2, 2017 - Nov 3, 2017  4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Dolphins at Sunset Kayak Tour

Nature
Dolphins at Sunset Kayak Tour
Wild Native Tours
Wild Native Tours

251-272-4088

Watch for and learn about Gulf Shores’ Bottlenose Dolphins in their natural environment from the intimate, unobtrusive, and non-threatening vantage point of a kayak. The entire three-hours of this paddle excursion are spent exploring optimal Bottlenose Dolphin habitat. ...

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May 25, 2017 - Feb 14, 2018  10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge Kayak Tour

Nature
Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge Kayak Tour
Wild Native Tours
Wild Native Tours

251-272-4088

Take a break from the bustling beach and enjoy three-hours of peaceful and tranquil paddling in the secluded inlets of the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge (BSNWR). Just minutes from bustling Gulf Shores, the BSNWR Kayak Tour immerses you in a coastal wilderness! We will ...

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October 21
Featured Event

Oct 21, 2017  8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Dive Against Debris-Cancelled

Nature
20800 East Beach Blvd

Cancelled. The uncertainty of the Pier’s reopening, continuing rough surf, and the unknown type and amount of debris under the Pier, the City of Gulf Shores has made the difficult decision to cancel Operation Dive Against Debris.     The Fishing and Education Pier at Gu...

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Sep 29, 2017 - Oct 30, 2017  7:00 PM - 8:45 PM

Caribe Marina Ghost Cruise

Community Events Nature
Caribe Marina Ghost Cruise
Caribe Marina & Watersports
Caribe Marina & Watersports
28101 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 980-8410

Bring your family and friends for a moonlit cruise around Perdido Bay. Listen to fun and frightful ghost stories and enjoy a guest appearance from some of our resident ghouls. Cruises are 45-minutes long and will leave the Marina each night at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Cost is $20 p...

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October 23
Featured Event

Sep 29, 2017 - Oct 30, 2017  7:00 PM - 8:45 PM

Caribe Marina Ghost Cruise

Community Events Nature
Caribe Marina Ghost Cruise
Caribe Marina & Watersports
Caribe Marina & Watersports
28101 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 980-8410

Bring your family and friends for a moonlit cruise around Perdido Bay. Listen to fun and frightful ghost stories and enjoy a guest appearance from some of our resident ghouls. Cruises are 45-minutes long and will leave the Marina each night at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Cost is $20 p...

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