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Explore the activities happening along the Alabama Gulf Coast and decide how you want to spend your vacation. You can be as busy as you want. With the plethora of events and activities offered, there’s something for everyone, from the young to the young-at-heart. 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 03/27/2017 to 04/26/2017

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Featured Events
Featured Event
2017 Waterway Village Zydeco & Crawfish Festival & 5K Run
Waterway Village in Gulf Shores-Under the Intracoastal Bridge (North & Sout... (more)
225 E. 24th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-1172

The Waterway Village Zydeco and Crawfish Festival boils up a beaucoup of fun in Gulf Shores. Locals and visitors are invited to sink their teeth into hot, juicy crawfish throughout the day while dancing to the infectious rhythms of some of the best Zydeco bands from around t...

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March 27
Featured Event

Mar 27, 2017  10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Guided Beach Walk

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

Meet at bronze sea turtle at the Gulf State Park Fishing Pier to learn all about our coastal ecosystem. Then, meander along the shore, with our guide, looking for shells and learn about some of the local sea life found in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Mar 27, 2017  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Beach Creature Feature

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

Meet at the Nature Center to learn about some of the diverse local sea life found in the Gulf of Mexico.  If you have something you have collected along the beach shore, bring it along and we will help you to identify it. 

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Mar 27, 2017  2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Gove Scrivenor

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

Gove Scrivenor is an American singer, songwriter and musician. He plays the autoharp and includes the instrument in many of his songs. His genre of choice is predominantly country and folk music and will be performing on the Main Room stage.Learn more about Gove here.

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Mar 27, 2017  5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tim Kinsey

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

Tim is the total package: he can sing, write, and play pretty much any instrument that is put in front of him. And he does all of that very well. Although Tim’s catalog of music runs the gamut with all types of genres, his strong suit is most certainly classic country m...

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Mar 27, 2017  6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Open Mic w/ Cathy Pace

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

Do you have what it takes? Here's your opportunity to perform on the Main Room stage.

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Mar 27, 2017  10:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Whyte Caps

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

The Whyte Caps began in Gulf Shores, Alabama with 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, K...

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Mar 27, 2017  10:15 PM - 1:15 AM

Petty and Pace

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

Elaine may have her roots in country music, but when she belts out tunes in her raspy, alto voice, she is often compared to Janis Joplin or Melissa Etheridge. That’s okay with her because she does renditions of both the artists’ tunes and considers it quite a compl...

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Mar 27, 2017 - Mar 31, 2017  9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Ocean Camp at Summerchase Condominiums

Community Events Nature
Ocean Camp at Summerchase Condominiums
Ocean Camp
Summerchase Condominiums
25800 Perdido Beach Blvd
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-802-8605

Fun at the beach for ages 5-12 campers and ages 13-15 counselors-in-training. Summerchase Condominiums in Orange Beach will host a gulf front venue for our homebase where we will store our backpacks and lunches, view audio visuals about the ocean and marine animals, conduct ...

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Mar 6, 2017 - Mar 27, 2017  8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Fishing 101

Fishing
20800 East Beach Blvd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-7275

Beginner's course on fishing at the Gulf State Pier. Learn basics about safety, equipment, bait, and how to catch a fish. After the lesson stay, rent equipment and fish all day. Purchase a saltwater fishing license from outdooralabama.com or at the pier kiosk.

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Mar 6, 2017 - Mar 27, 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...

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