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 07/22/2018 to 08/21/2018

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July 22
Featured Event

Jul 22, 2018

Beave and Cleave

Music & Nightlife
Beave and Cleave
Tacky Jacks - Orange Beach
27206 Safe Harbor Dr.
Orange Beach, AL 36561-

Beave and Cleave are a husband and wife acoustic duo covering songs that will get you tappin' your toes and singin' along all night long.

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Jul 22, 2018

Brittany Grimes

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

Brittany Grimes is a young local singer and songwriter playing original country songs along the Gulf Coast.

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

We are Funky Lampshades, a goofy acoustic duo who is lead by Hunter Myers vocals/rhythm/percussion) and backed by Austin Thompson lead guitar/backing vocals. Hunter is 20 years old from San Hosa, California and Gulf Shores, Alabama. Austin Thompson is 21 years old from Bay M...

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Jul 22, 2018

Three Bean Soup

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

Formed in 2006, Three Bean Soup is an acoustic cover band traveling all over the Gulf Coast entertaining in all different places. Often they add steel drum into their shows. As an acoustic cover band, they cover a wide variety of songs. Their influences include music from th...

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Jul 22, 2018

Gerry Gambino Duo

Music & Nightlife
Gerry Gambino Duo
Tacky Jacks - Orange Beach
27206 Safe Harbor Dr.
Orange Beach, AL 36561-

Gerry started playing the guitar at the age of seven: a natural choice since his mother was a skilled musician. As he developed his own style with the guitar, he was heavily influenced by such artists as Chuck Berry, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Johnny Winter, and many o...

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Jul 22, 2018

Smokey Otis

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

You'll hear tunes from all genres, shapes, sizes and requests from Smokey Otis. You will be singing, dancing and wanting more, more, more.

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Jul 20, 2018 - Jul 22, 2018

The 85th Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo

Fishing
The 85th Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo
Rodeo site on Dauphin Island
531 Lemoyne Dr.
Dauphin Island, AL 

The 85th annual Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo will be held July 20-22 and is a three day Captain's Choice tournament and a Southern Kingfish Association (SKA) sanctioned event. The total awards package is valued up to one million dollars in cash and prizes and anchored by a...

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Jul 8, 2018 - Jul 31, 2018

Gulf Pier Shark Fishing

Fishing
Gulf Pier Shark Fishing
Gulf State Park Fishing and Education Pier
20800 E. Beach Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

In response to the angling community’s interest, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is expanding its pilot program for permitted managed shark-fishing at the Gulf State Park Saltwater Fishing Pier in July. The next shark-fishing events will tak...

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The Playhouse-in-the-Park presents Cinderella - The Musical
Playhouse in the Park
4851 Museum Dr.
Mobile, AL 
(251) 602-0630

This summer, The Playhouse-in-the-Park presents our original musical Cinderella - The Musical.  Enchanting special effects bring this beloved fairy tale to life in a colorful, rags-to-riches romp perfect for the whole family!Cinderella - The Musical will run from July 20 thr...

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Jun 10, 2018 - Aug 5, 2018

Lisa Christian

Music & Nightlife
Lisa Christian
Tacky Jacks - Gulf Shores
240 E. 24th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

Lisa Christian has spent the past decade playing her clever songs, lush vocal skills, phenomenal guitar talent, and witty stage repartee as a full-time nightclub musician throughout the southeastern United States. Her music is influenced by the soul she grew up listening to ...

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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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