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DISPLAY EVENTS FROM 04/27/2017 to 05/27/2017

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Interstate Mullet Toss and Gulf Coast
17401 Perdido Key Drive
Pensacola, FL 32507
(850) 492-0611

The Interstate Mullet Toss is always held the last full weekend in April. The Interstate Mullet Toss and Gulf Coast's Greatest Beach Party is legendary. What started as just a reason to party has become one of the biggest beach parties on the coast. Those who participate in ...

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Apr 28, 2017 - Apr 29, 2017  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

8th Annual Bama Coast Cruise

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8th Annual Bama Coast Cruise
The Wharf in Orange Beach
The Wharf in Orange Beach
4830 Main St.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 224-1000

The 8th Annual Bama Coast Cruise will be held at the Wharf Resort and Marina in Orange Beach. Come and see the beautiful cars on display at The Wharf, enjoy a day of shopping and dine at one of The Wharf's several delicious restaurants. Bama Coast Cruise is an absolutely stu...

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Interstate Mullet Toss and Gulf Coast
17401 Perdido Key Drive
Pensacola, FL 32507
(850) 492-0611

The Interstate Mullet Toss is always held the last full weekend in April. The Interstate Mullet Toss and Gulf Coast's Greatest Beach Party is legendary. What started as just a reason to party has become one of the biggest beach parties on the coast. Those who participate in ...

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Interstate Mullet Toss and Gulf Coast
17401 Perdido Key Drive
Pensacola, FL 32507
(850) 492-0611

The Interstate Mullet Toss is always held the last full weekend in April. The Interstate Mullet Toss and Gulf Coast's Greatest Beach Party is legendary. What started as just a reason to party has become one of the biggest beach parties on the coast. Those who participate in ...

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May 5, 2017  2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

13th Annual Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival

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13th Annual Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival
18507 U.S. 98
Foley, AL 36535
(251) 943-5590

The Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival, presented by Tanger Outlets, welcomes more than 30 hot air balloonists from across the country. Enjoy the floating works of art as they grace the skies of South Baldwin County on Friday and Saturday morning. Get up close and personal ...

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May 6, 2017  9:00 AM - 10:00 PM

13th Annual Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival

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13th Annual Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival
18507 U.S. 98
Foley, AL 36535
(251) 943-5590

The Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival, presented by Tanger Outlets, welcomes more than 30 hot air balloonists from across the country. Enjoy the floating works of art as they grace the skies of South Baldwin County on Friday and Saturday morning. Get up close and personal ...

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May 6, 2017  7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

C Spire Concert Series presents Sturgill Simpson

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

Red Mountain Entertainment is pleased to announce Sturgill Simpson coming to The Wharf Amphitheater on Saturday, May 6. Tickets go on sale Thursday, February 16 at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster or at The Wharf Box Office. Sturgill Simpson is nominated for Album Of The Year an...

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May 13, 2017  12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Orange Beach Wine Festival

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Orange Beach Wine Festival
Caribe Resort
Caribe The Resort

251-980-9039

The Orange Beach Wine Fest is one of the most cherished tickets on the island. The festival showcases over 120 wines, three live music acts, food from distinguished local restaurants, boat tours of the bay, custom wine glass, custom wine bag, and even craft beer for the un-w...

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May 13, 2017 - May 14, 2017  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

45th Annual Art in the Park

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John B. Foley Park (corner of AL Hwy 59 and US Hwy 98)

Foley, AL 
(251) 943-4381

Join us at Art in the Park, a competitive juried fine arts show featuring artists from across the Southeast. This event is held each spring on the lawn of the John B. Foley Park in downtown Foley and has grown to attract thousands of attendees. Over 100 artists showcase thei...

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May 17, 2017 - May 21, 2017  12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

2017 Orange Beach Billfish Classic

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2017 Orange Beach Billfish Classic
The Wharf Marina
4673 Wharf Pkwy.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 402-8190

Marlin tournament season in the Gulf of Mexico means big fish and big bucks as well as a serious adrenaline rush. Nowhere is that feeling more apparent than in the extremely popular Gulf Coast Triple Crown Series, consisting of five high-profile tournaments in the Gulf of Me...

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May 19, 2017 - May 21, 2017  11:00 AM - 12:00 AM

The Hangout Music Festival 2017

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The Hangout Music Festival 2017
Gulf Shores Public Beach
101 E Beach Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

An annual three-day music festival held at the public beaches of Gulf Shores, the event features many genres of music, including rock, indie, hip hop, and electronic dance music. This years line-up features: Mumford and Sons, Twenty One Pilots, Frank Ocean, Chance the Rapper...

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C Spire Concert Series presents Alabama Southern Drawl Tour with special guest The Charlie Daniels Band
The Amphitheater at The Wharf
The Amphitheater at The Wharf
23325 Amphitheater Dr.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(800) 745-3000

ALABAMA is the band that changed everything. They brought country music to the mainstream and from side stage to the main Stage. ALABAMA introduced rock style guitars, lights, pyrotechnics and sounds to the country audience. "We were renegades in sneakers and t-shirts," says...

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April 27
Featured Event

Apr 27, 2017  10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Carnivorous Plants of Gulf State Park

Nature
Gulf State Park
22120 Campground Rd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

Come to the Education Building to learn about unique plants that have adapted to their environment by eating insects. Our park guide will show you examples of these plants and explain how they survive in the poor soils found in bogs and marshes.

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Apr 27, 2017  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Al & Cathy

Music & Nightlife
Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar
17401 Perdido Key Dr.
Perdido Key, FL 32507

Performing all your country favorites at the Bama Dome stage.

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Apr 27, 2017  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Wildflowers of Gulf State Park

Nature
Gulf State Park
22120 Campground Rd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

Gulf State Park is home to a large number of wildflowers. Come view this slide 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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Apr 27, 2017  2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

BAT

Music & Nightlife
Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar
17401 Perdido Key Dr.
Perdido Key, FL 32507

Amazing. Phenomenal. Unbelievable. These are the adjectives most commonly used to describe the singer and guitarist from Flower Mound, Texas whether they are talking about his voice, or his guitar playing. Now in his fourth year as a solo performer on the national stage, Bat...

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Apr 27, 2017  5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Zachary Diedrich

Music & Nightlife
Flora-Bama Yacht Club
17401 Perdido Key Dr.
Perdido Key, FL 32507

His true roots are playing country and blues. Zach started playing solo shows around town and gained a following. He recorded his debut self-titled album featuring a crowd favorite for quite some time: "It’s What I Do." He has recently changed his base of operations to ...

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Apr 27, 2017  5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Dueling Pianos

Music & Nightlife
Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar
17401 Perdido Key Dr.
Pensacola, FL 32507
(850) 492-0611

Dueling pianos is a sing-along form of entertainment, with two grand pianos, each played by a professional pianist that sing, entertains with humor and encourages audience participation. Frankie and Steve will be performing at the Bama Dome.

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Apr 27, 2017  6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Live Music: The Cowboy Blues Band

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

The Cowboy Blues Band from Collins, MS was founded December 7, 2005. The Band has worked hard to develop their craft and provide entertainment that is both unique and familiar. The band plays a genre that includes southern rock, country, motown, and blues and every show is a...

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Apr 27, 2017  6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

John Lee Sanders

Music & Nightlife
Voyagers at Perdido Beach Resort
27200 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561

Multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, and Emmy nominated composer, John Lee Sanders comes from the deep roots of jazz, blues and roots music through his early years in the Mississippi Delta, Alabama, the Bayous of Louisiana, and the Plains of Texas. John Lee has a 2004 Blues Awar...

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Gilbey’s Seafood & Steak
Gilbey?s Seafood & Steak
25775 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561

•    First courseGulf Coast oysters on the half shelf, cucumber and grapefruit mignonette*Butternut Rosé, Paso Robles, CA Notes of watermelon and citrus followed by strawberry and grapefruit on the palate•    Second courseCrab conchiglie, spinach and crab stuffed s...

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Main Stage
17401 Perdido Key Dr.
Pensacola, FL 32507
(850) 492-0611

Mark Sherill has been writing songs for 30 years. He says that songwriting and fishing are his favorite pastimes. In a recent interview he stated, “When the fish ain’t biting, I’m writing.” Mark has cuts with George Jones, Kenny Rogers, Johnny Cash, Hoyt ...

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