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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

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DISPLAY EVENTS FROM 08/18/2017 to 09/17/2017

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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...

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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...

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Sep 9, 2017  5:00 AM - 2:00 PM

2017 Brett Robinson Alabama Coastal Triathlon

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2017 Brett Robinson Alabama Coastal Triathlon
Gulf Shores Main Public Beach (Gulf Place)
101 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(615) 460-9927

Sign up today for the Brett Robinson Alabama Coastal Triathlon.  The triathlon begins early Saturday morning with a 1.5k swim in the Gulf of Mexico, a 40k bike ride through the state park and finishes with a 10k scenic run. The "Tri-it-on" Triathlon begins with a 300 yard sw...

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Sep 14, 2017 - Sep 15, 2017  6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Wharf Uncorked Wine & Culinary Event

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The Wharf Uncorked Wine & Culinary Event
The Wharf
4830 Main Street
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 224-1000

Join us for the fourth annual The Wharf Uncorked Wine and Culinary Event at The Wharf in Orange Beach. The three day event combines tastings of delicious food and tantalizing wines, a pinch of southern flare and a dash of Gulf Coast hospitality. This event will raise funds f...

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Sep 16, 2017  8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The 30th Annual Alabama Coastal Cleanup

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Alabama Coastal Cleanup, the state's largest one-day volunteer event, returns for its 30th year on Saturday, September 16. Residents, visitors, individuals and organizations are invited to “get the trash out of the splash” by picking up trash littering Alabama coas...

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Sep 16, 2017  12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Wharf Uncorked Wine & Culinary Event

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The Wharf Uncorked Wine & Culinary Event
The Wharf
4830 Main Street
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 224-1000

Join us for the fourth annual The Wharf Uncorked Wine and Culinary Event at The Wharf in Orange Beach. The three day event combines tastings of delicious food and tantalizing wines, a pinch of southern flare and a dash of Gulf Coast hospitality. This event will raise funds f...

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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 ...

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August 18
Featured Event

Aug 18, 2017  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Wildflowers of Gulf State Park

Nature
Gulf State Park
Gulf State Park
20115 State Hwy. 135
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

Gulf State Park is home to a large number of wildflowers. Come view this slide show program that highlights those flowers that are present during each season. Come to the Education Building to learn about the wildflowers of Gulf State Park.

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Aug 18, 2017  6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

JERI

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

The trio consist of Eden, J R Owen and Raul Sanchez. JERI is an acoustic guitar based vocal trio. Harmony is the hallmark with these three.

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Aug 18, 2017  6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Mason Henderson

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

A solo artisit, Mason is a singer, songwriter and performer.Mason Henderson will be playing tonight at Tacky Jacks Gulf Shores from 6-10 p.m. at our downstairs open air Jacks Bar. Come enjoy great music, food, beverages, and waterfront view with your friends.

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Aug 18, 2017  6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Live Music: Big Daddy McKorkendale

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

Big Daddy McKorkendale is a southern rock, rhythm and blues band. Their tight blues background is prevalent in everything that they play. Learn more about this artist here.

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Aug 2, 2017 - Aug 30, 2017  6:15 PM - 7:45 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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Aug 1, 2017 - Aug 31, 2017  5:00 PM - 8:00 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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Jul 14, 2017 - Sep 1, 2017  10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Snake Encounters

Nature
Gulf State Park
Gulf State Park
20115 State Hwy. 135
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

Visit the Education Building to learn all about the native snakes of Gulf State Park. Bring a camera and get your picture touching a beautiful snake. It is also feeding time and you can observe the feeding behavior of these amazing animals.

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Jul 14, 2017 - Sep 1, 2017  10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Snake Encounters

Nature
Gulf State Park

, AL 

Visit the Education Building to learn all about the native snakes of Gulf State Park. Bring a camera and get your picture touching a beautiful snake. It is also feeding time and you can observe the feeding behavior of these amazing animals.

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Aug 4, 2017 - Sep 29, 2017  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Explore Coastal Creatures

Nature
Gulf State Park Pier
Gulf State Park Pier
20800 East Beach Blvd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

Come to the foot of the Gulf State Park Pier to explore what kind of creatures you will find in the Gulf of Mexico. This hands on activity will allow you to get up close with animals found here.

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Jun 28, 2017 - Aug 30, 2017  6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

James Proctor & Kathy Lyons

Music & Nightlife
Franco's Casual Italian Restaurant
Franco's Casual Italian Restaurant
25241 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561

This duo will sing songs from the Rat Pack to Motown favorites.

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