Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

State Clubs for our Winter Snowbirds

During the cooler months we welcome the winter snowbirds, Gulf Coast visitors from northern climes who take advantage of sunny skies and temperatures that are downright balmy. They escape the chill of winter and trade snow drifts for sand dunes.

With winter month temperatures averaging 60 degrees in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, there’s no excuse to huddle inside. In addition to the beautiful outdoors, the area offers ample opportunities to get out and socialize. State-specific clubs for winter snowbirds allow you to flock together with those from home. Bridge clubs and weekly potlucks bring together a diverse group with one thing in common, a shared love of the sun and sand. You can also play golf on some of the best golf courses in Alabama.

For winter snowbirds, Gulf Coast weather and activities offer the cure for cold. Learn more about snowbird vacation packages and make a plan to visit us! Experience a new definition of winter escape when you visit Gulf Shores and Orange Beach.

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New York Snowbird Club

26189 Canal Rd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
New York will start the season with its first luncheon on Thursday, January 12th at Ginny Lane, in Orange Beach, at the Wharf. (NOTE: This is a change from previously reported location, Cayman Grill). Registration and social time is at 11 a.m., with lunch to begin 11:30 a.m. from a special menu and will be provided separate checks. $1 per person will be collected at registration to cover luncheon expenses, amenities, and future donations back to the community. 50-50 raffle will also be used to generate money for community donations and a speaker will be scheduled to talk on an appropriate topic. For reservations, please call Linelle at 315-323-5267, or Nancy at 251-543-4596, or email nysnowbirds@gmail.com., no later than January 9th, 3 days before the scheduled luncheon. Future luncheons will be at Ginny Lane on January 26th, February 9th and 23rd, and March 9th.
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North Dakota and South Dakota Snowbird Club

25311 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
The Gulf Shores, Alabama based North and South Dakota Snowbird Club meets every second and fourth Tuesday Morning in January and February; and the second Tuesday morning in March. We gather at Hazel’s Restaurant in Orange Beach at 8:30 a.m. for breakfast with a short meeting to follow at 9:00 a.m. We also hold several other social events throughout the winter season including pot lucks, dinner at local restaurants, etc. While in Gulf Shores we collect food and infant items at our breakfast meetings for the local food pantry and also contribute to the Baldwin County Historical Museum Golf Tournament. For more information contact Joyce at 605-351-0274
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Michigan Snowbird Club

1930 W 2nd St.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
The Michigan Club will hold five meetings in 2017. The dates are January 5 & 19, February 2 & 16, March 2. Meetings are held at the Erie Meyer Center in Gulf Shores starting at 10 a.m. The doors open at 8:30 a.m. and coffee and donuts are available at 9 a.m. The meetings include entertainment, announcements of Club activities and door prizes. Membership to participate in the meetings costs only $3 total per person for the entire year. At each meeting the Club sells door prizes tickets and they are $1 each. You have to have a ticket to win a door prize. You can buy as many as you wish. The income for door prize ticket sales helps to pay for the Meyer Center rental cost.
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Minnesota Snowbird Club

26189 Canal Rd
Orange Beach, AL 36561
We meet as a group November – March in our “home away from home” state of Alabama. We golf, we volunteer and we just plain have fun. Breakfast is Tuesday mornings (except Feb 28) at Cayman Grill 26189 Canal Road, Orange Beach, AL. Doors open at 8:30.
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Missouri Snowbird Club

27200 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
The Missouri Snowbird Club will meet for breakfast at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesdays January 11 & 25, February 8 & 22 at Perdido Beach Resort 27200 Perdido Beach Boulevard, Orange Beach. Business meetings held at Phoenix V will alternate with breakfast.
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Illinois Snowbird Club

26189 Canal Rd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
Breakfast meetings will be held on the second Friday on January 13, February 10 and March 10 at 8 a.m. at Cayman Grill 26189 Canal Road, Orange Beach, AL.
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Indiana Snowbird Club

26189 Canal Rd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
Indiana Club meets for breakfast at 8 a.m. on the second and fourth Thursday January-March, 2017. Doors open at 7:30. Cosmo's Event Center (BuzzCatz) 25753 Canal Rd, Orange Beach, AL. Contact Bev Walker at 812-981-0752 for reservations.
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Iowa Snowbird Club

27200 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
Breakfasts are $10 per person, will be held at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesdays, January 11 and 25 and February 8 and 22 at Perdido Beach Resort at 27200 Perdido Beach Blvd., Orange Beach. Reservations need to be made on the website, Iowa-Alabamagulfcoastsnowbirds.org (preferred), or by calling Shari DeCook, 641-521-0929 or Sharon Hesselmann, 563-357-2721.
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Wisconsin Snowbird Club

4671 Wharf Pkwy W.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
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Club meetings are held on the first and third Wednesdays beginning in January and running through March. One exception is the February 2nd meeting will be held on a Thursday. Please make note. The meetings are held at the Orange Beach Event Center, 4671 Wharf Pkwy W, Orange Beach, AL. There is a coffee and doughnut social hour prior to the meeting. The meeting begins at 9 a.m. with club updates by all of the committee heads and the president. Various items are raffled off during the meetings as well. The different social committee’s all have info booths available with info on such things as golf outings, local as well as distant trips, fund raisers, lunches and more.
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Snow Bridge Club

260 Clubhouse Dr.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
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* All information contained in our database is supplied by the individual businesses to the AGCCVB for inclusion on our web site and in printed materials.
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