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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 09/26/2016 to 10/26/2016

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Featured Event

Oct 5, 2016 - Oct 8, 2016  12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

The 13th annual John L. Borom Alabama Coastal BirdFest

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450 Fairhope Avenue
Fairhope, AL 36532

Birders know the Alabama Gulf Coast is a prime spot to see birds during the fall migration, and since 2004, BirdFest has attracted visitors from more than 27 states and Canada—many returning multiple times. For both experienced birders and those new to birding, BirdFest...

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Oct 8, 2016  12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

5th Annual Festival of Flavor 2016

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Historic Downtown Foley (Orange Avenue from Hwy. 59 to Alston Street, Alsto... (more)
112 East Laurel Avenue
Foley, AL 36535
(877) 461-3712

The 5th Annual Alabama Festival of Flavor, sponsored by Riviera Utilities is set to take place Saturday, October 1 in the streets of Historic Downtown Foley. Presented by the South Baldwin Chamber of Commerce, The Alabama Festival of Flavor showcases the many flavors of loca...

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Oct 13, 2016 - Oct 16, 2016  10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

45th Annual National Shrimp Festival

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45th Annual National Shrimp Festival
101 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-6091

Savor fresh from the gulf seafood at the 45th Annual National Shrimp Festival during this four-day event that attracts over 300,000 people. This year the festival will play host to more than 80 hours of musical entertainment featuring a lineup of national, regional and local...

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September 26
Featured Event

Sep 26, 2016  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 is performing on the Main Room Stage.For more information on this group, cli...

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Sep 26, 2016  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

Live music performing on the Main Room Stage.

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Sep 26, 2016  8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Tim Kinsey

Music & Nightlife
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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Sep 26, 2016  10:15 PM - 1:15 AM

Smokin' Elvis

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

Live music performing on the Main Room Stage.

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Sep 5, 2016 - Sep 26, 2016  5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Brent Burns

Music & Nightlife
Lucy Buffett's LuLu's
Lucy Buffett's LuLu's
200 E. 25th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-967-LULU (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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Aug 29, 2016 - Sep 29, 2016  8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Smokey Otis and Mark Laborde

Music & Nightlife
Papa Rocco's
101 W. 6th St.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

Live music.

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Sep 12, 2016 - Oct 24, 2016  6:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Gulf Coast Songwriters Shootout

Gulf Coast Songwriters Shootout
The Hot Spot Music and Grub
The Hot Spot Music and Grub
4780 Wharf Pkwy. Ste. F101
Orange Beach, AL 36561

"The Shootout" is a six week songwriter competition that will take place at The Hot Spot restaurant at The Wharf, in beautiful Orange Beach, Alabama. In its third season, it kicks off  on Monday, September 12 and continues every Monday until the finale on October 24. Out of ...

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Aug 30, 2016 - Nov 15, 2016  3:15 PM - 5:15 PM

After School Arts Program

Community Events
Orange Beach Recreation Center
4849 South Wilson Blvd
251-981-2787

Tuesdays: Visual ArtsIncludes culinary arts, pottery, glass art, fairy gardens, creative writing/poetry, watercolor and acrylic painting. Grades 2nd-6th.Thursdays: Theatre ArtsIncludes costume design, theatrical makeup, dance, improv, and a Halloween skit. Grades 3rd-12th.O....

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Jan 18, 2016 - Dec 26, 2016  12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Experience FootGolf

Golf
Glenlakes Golf Club
9530 Clubhouse Dr.
Foley, AL 36535

Come to GlenLakes Golf Club and play FootGolf – a new sport with similar rules as golf except participants kick a soccer ball around the golf course. 

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Jan 4, 2016 - Dec 26, 2016  7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Mondays with Lisa Zanghi

Music & Nightlife
Nolan's Restaurant & Lounge
1140 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

Every Monday Lisa's style can be described as adult contemporary with a bluesy, jazz influence. She has published three of her own CD’s; A Woman Does Too, Brighter Days, and A Different Side of Me.

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