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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 06/26/2017 to 07/26/2017

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Featured Event

Jun 2, 2017 - Jun 30, 2017  8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Summertide Theatre presents: Smoke on the Mountain

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George C. Meyer Performing Arts Center
2022 W. 2nd St.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-6721

The University of Alabama’s professional summer theatre, SummerTide, will bust out the banjos this summer during its 14th season. Returning after last year’s successful trip to the past, the cast of SummerTide will present Smoke on the Mountain, a 1930’s music...

The City of Gulf Shores Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration
Gulf State Park Pier
Gulf State Park 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 Tuesday, July 4. Fireworks will be shot from the Gulf State Park Fishing and Education Pier. According to organizers, fireworks will be shot from the souther...

The Amphitheater at The Wharf
The Amphitheater at The Wharf
23325 Amphitheater Dr.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(800) 745-3000

Journey has set a concert in Orange Beach at the The Wharf Amphitheater on July 6, performing all their classic hits like “Don’t Stop Believin’,” “Any Way You Want It,” “Faithfully,” “Wheel In The Sky,” “Separate Ways,&#...

Jul 11, 2017 - Jul 17, 2017  12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

2017 Blue Marlin Grand Championship of the Gulf

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2017 Blue Marlin Grand Championship of the Gulf
4673 Wharf Parkway
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 224-1900

So, what makes this 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 show, and will experience the kind of V.I.P. ...

Jul 14, 2017 - Jul 15, 2017  7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

C Spire Concert Series presents: Florida Georgia Line with specia...

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C Spire Concert Series presents: Florida Georgia Line with special guests Nelly, Chris Lane & Morgan Wallen
4550 Main Street
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(800) 745-3000

With their innovative fusion of country, rock, hip-hop and pop, Florida Georgia Line have already proven themselves as a once-in-a-generation force of change in modern music, but the duo of Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley is far from done pushing the envelope. With the releas...




June 26
Featured Event

Jun 26, 2017  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Honey Bees and Pollination

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

Meet at the Nature Center to learn about honey bees and why they are so important to the environment.

Jun 26, 2017  5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

3rd annual Alabama Seafood Cook-Off

Culinary
The Wharf in Orange Beach
The Wharf in Orange Beach
4830 Main St.
Orange Beach, AL 36561

The 3rd Annual Alabama Seafood Cook-Off will take place at Heron Pointe at The Wharf. The event is open to the public.This year’s contenders include Chef Bryan Cates of Kitchen on George in Mobile, Chef Kelly Grady Hargroves of Wind Creek Casino & Hotel in Montgomer...

Jun 26, 2017  6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Good Lookings @ The Hangout

Music & Nightlife
The Hangout
101 E. Beach Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542-
(251) 948-3030

The Good Lookings is an energetic, versatile trio that’s as comfortable rocking on stage in front of a crowd as they are in a smaller, beachfront restaurant. The consist of Myke, guitar and vocals, Jarrod, drums, Cajon and vocals and Zack, bass and vocals. Their mix cov...

Jun 26, 2017  10:00 PM - 2:00 AM

Whyte Caps @ The Hangout (Late Night)

Music & Nightlife
The Hangout
101 E. Beach Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542-
(251) 948-3030

The Whyte Caps began in Gulf Shores, a dream of a high school student to form a band of the best young gun musicians the area had to offer. The band originally formed in 2011 and over time evolved into a power trio with Chris Beverly on lead vocals and guitar, Kyle Thornton ...

Jun 26, 2017 - Jun 30, 2017  9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Kaleidoscope Summer Fine Arts Camp 2017

Arts & Culture Community Events
Gulf Coast Arts Alliance
Gulf Coast Arts Alliance
225 E. 24th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 978-8130

Pottery, painting, percussion, printmaking, drama & musical theater, sci-fi writing, dance and more these are just some of the many facets of the fine arts that students who attend this year’s Kaleidoscope Summer Fine Arts Camp will have the opportunity to experienc...

Jun 26, 2017 - Jul 1, 2017  8:00 AM - 12:00 AM

2017 USSSA Global Sports Baseball World Series 2

2017 USSSA Global Sports Baseball World Series 2
Orange Beach Sportsplex
4385 William Silvers Pkwy
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(615) 987-8224

Take me out to the ballpark!  The USSSA Global Baseball World Series begins with opening ceremonies on Tuesday and games on Wednesday!  Don't miss exciting baseball action as these teams battle it out to take home the championship!

Jun 5, 2017 - Jun 26, 2017  5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Brent Burns

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

Brent Burns was born in Seminole, Oklahoma, and moved to Phoenix, Arizona in 1958. While attending high school and community college, sports were important, but music was in his blood. Brent soon strapped on an electric guitar and was fronting a rock-n-roll band. Life soon c...

Jun 12, 2017 - Jul 3, 2017  10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Guided Pier Walk

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

Meet our park guide on the Gulf State Park Pier near the concession stand and learn about some of the unique local sea life as you walk along the pier.

Jun 5, 2017 - Jun 29, 2017  9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

2017 Sea, Sand, & Stars Science and Nature Center Summer Schedule

Nature
Orange Beach Elementary School
4900 S Wilson Blv
Orange Beach, AL 36561

Sea, Sand, & Stars will be opened M – Thur. from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. on the weeks of June 5, 12, 19, 26 and July 10, 17 and 24. We will offer a rotating schedule including guided tours and IMAX type movies in the planetarium. Please make your tour reservations by callin...

Jun 1, 2017 - Jul 31, 2017  5:30 PM - 8:30 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 3 hours of this paddle excursion are spent exploring optimal Bottlenose Dolphin habitat.   Li...

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