Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

Gulf Shores Calendar of Events


There’s always something to do, see, and experience on Alabama's Gulf Coast. To find the best events in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, look no further than our Gulf Coast events calendar. Check out all of the local happenings, plan a trip around one of our fun upcoming events, and fill your vacation with fun, adventure, and Southern hospitality.


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DISPLAY EVENTS FROM 06/23/2018 to 07/23/2018

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Summertide Theatre presents: Pump Boys and Dinettes
South Baldwin Community Theatre
2022 W. 2nd St.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-6721

The ‘Pump Boys’ sell high octane on Highway 57 in Grand Ole Opry country and the ‘Dinettes’, Prudie and Rhetta Cupp, run the Double Cupp diner next door.  Together  they fashion an evening of country western songs that received unanimous raves on and off-...

Independence Day Street Party and Fireworks
The Wharf in Orange Beach
4830 Main St.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 224-1000

Uncle Sam is turning a spry 242 years old on July 4, so we thought we’d celebrate a day early here at The Wharf! Join us for our Independence Day Street Party on July 3 for the ultimate freedom celebration! Bring the family down for live entertainment, kid-friendly acti...

The City of Gulf Shores Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration
Gulf State Park Fishing and Education Pier
20800 E. Beach Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-1174

The City of Gulf Shores will celebrate the Fourth of July with a stunning fireworks display, beginning at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4. Fireworks will be shot from the Gulf State Park Fishing and Education Pier.According to organizers, fireworks will be shot from the southern...

2018 Blue Marlin Grand Championship of the Gulf
4673 Wharf Parkway
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 224-1900

So, what makes the Blue Marlin Grand Championship of the Gulf such a special event? Here's your answer... The over-the-top weigh-in experience appropriately billed as "the greatest show in sportfishing." Unlike any other tournament, you and your team are the stars of the sho...




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Jun 23, 2018

Workout for Wildlife

Community Events Nature
Orange Beach Sportsplex
Trailhead
4385 William Silvers Pkwy.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 491-9453

MOXIE, a lifestyles fitness studio in Orange Beach, will present Workout for Wildlife at 8 a.m. on June 23 at the Orange Beach Sportsplex trailhead. A fundraiser for the Orange Beach Wildlife Center, the event will include a surprise animal guest at the trail before the work...

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Golf Tourney for GSUMC Choir Trip to NYC
Craft Farms Golf Resort - Cotton Creek
3840 Cotton Creek Cir.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 978-6571

A fun-filled golf tournament fund raiser will be held Saturday, June 23 at Craft Farms Golf Resort with a four-person scramble and an 8:15 shotgun start. Cost is $100 per player and includes lunch and one mulligan. Proceeds from the event will provide support or the Gulf Sho...

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Jun 23, 2018

Gringo Fife

Music & Nightlife
Gringo Fife
Tacky Jacks - Orange Beach
27206 Safe Harbor Dr.
Orange Beach, AL 36561-

Gringo Fife is an acoustic duo, first and foremost, but they are more with a song list that spans five decades of top 40 and classic rock hits. Their priority is on vocal harmonies. Providing instrumentation as sparse as one guitar, to electric and bass guitar, with studio-r...

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The Best 45 Holes of Golf Charity Golf Tournament
Craft Farms Golf Resort - Cypress Bend
3840 Cotton Creek Cir.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-3234

Known as The Best 45 Holes of Golf, ONE CLUB Gulf Shores and Craft Farms are teaming up for an 18-hole Charity Golf Tournament. All proceeds benefit two local Gulf Shores non-profits for the environment: Alabama's endangered sea turtles and the Backcountry Trail Preservation...

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Jun 23, 2018

Yeah, Probably

Music & Nightlife
Yeah, Probably
Lucy Buffett's LuLu's
200 E. 25th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 967-5858

Shea White is from Mobile, Al. Surrounded by a musical family, he has been playing music for all his life. He prides himself on the variety of music that he is able to enjoy which transfers to Yeah, Probably’s set list and writing style. Quintin Ayers is a bassist from ...

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Jun 23, 2018

Soul Food Junkies

Music & Nightlife
Soul Food Junkies
Tacky Jacks - Orange Beach
27206 Safe Harbor Dr.
Orange Beach, AL 36561-

Soul Food Junkies features Les Linton and TK Lively. You'll love their music, our food, views and cold beverages!

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Jun 23, 2018

Tangerine Station

Music & Nightlife
Tangerine Station
Tacky Jacks - Gulf Shores
240 E. 24th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 948-8881

Tangerine Station is an American progressive rock band in Mobile, Alabama with Benjamin Stokes on lead guitar, vocals and songwriting and his accomplished musician friends. By blending elements of rock, country, bluegrass and blues while incorporating improvisational techniq...

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Jun 23, 2018

Steve Wilkerson

Music & Nightlife
COASTAL Gulf Shores
1140 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

Steve Wilkerson was born and raised in Kemper County, Mississippi on his family's farm, where raising soybeans, cattle, and hogs taught him a thing or two about Mississippi mud. After 20 years of playing piano, guitar and organ in touring bands, he started getting serious ab...

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Live Music: The Chillbillies
Big Beach Brewing Company
300 E. 24th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 948-2337

The CHILLBILLIES are Jason Donald, Chris Fields, Ray Pfaff and Joe Smoke. They formed in late 2015 and have been captivating crowds with their upbeat southern rock song choices all over the Gulf Coast. With two lead guitarists and a rockin’ rhythm section the crowd neve...

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C Spire Concert Series presents: Alan Jacksons 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...

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Local Festivals

The vibrant Alabama Gulf Coast community has perfected the art of enjoying life. You’ll find a wide variety of community events and annual food festivals in Alabama. From the National Shrimp Festival and Zydeco Music and Crawfish Festival to the German Sausage Festival and Fourth of July fireworks. There is something to excite, amaze and entertain you.

Nature Events

Check the Rose Bloom-Out at Bellingrath Gardens or join with the Audubon Society in its coastal bird banding project. The John L. Borom Alabama Coastal Birdfest is a must for birders, and kids and adults alike will delight in Orange Beach’s Sand, Sea and Stars Science and Nature Center.

Sports Galore

Mild temperatures and fair weather bring a host of annual Alabama sporting events to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. From the USSSA Baseball World Series to Collegiate Beach Volleyball there are plenty of sports to watch throughout the year. If you don't want to be a spectator, you can even join the action by signing up for one of the local 5k runs or the Run the Beach Half Marathon.

Fishing Events

Anglers in the family will be hooked by the assortment of fishing events on the Calendar. The 2018 Blue Marlin Grand Championship of the Gulf is sure to live up to its billing as “the greatest show in sports fishing.” The Flora - Bama Fishing Rodeo, called the “funnest fishing tournament in the Gulf,” is for everyone, and the youngsters will love the Kids Win Fishing Tournament at The Wharf in Orange Beach.

Music & Concerts

If music is your thing, we’ve got it — plenty of it. From country to rock, there are Alabama concerts and music festivals throughout the season. There’s plenty of local talent too. Hardly a day or night goes by without our regional musicians playing at bistros and venues along the beach. Search or shows and find out who's playing tonight!

Arts, Theater & Culture Events

Into arts and culture? We have what you need. Experience productions by Summertide Theatre and Mobile Mystery Dinner (who puts on several local dinner theater shows throughout the year). Beyond performing arts, Gulf Shores and Orange Beach also offer arts and crafts shows, wine and culinary events, and art summer camps for the aspiring young artists in the family.

Plan Your Trip Today

If you're ready for a unique Alabama vacation filled with fun events, come to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach this season! Search our calendar of events to find the best ways to fill your day, and be sure to book lodging ahead of time! Find places to stay in Gulf Shores, including Gulf Shores and Orange Beach house rentals, beach condo rentals, hotels, and pet-friendly lodging!
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