Area Guide

Fall Events in Gulf Shores/Orange Beach

  • Saturday, Apr 8th, 2017 251.540.7127

    Spring Garrison Living History Day 2017
    Posted in: Family Fun

    Fort Morgan - Uniformed interpreters will bring the fort to life through demonstration of period drills on the fort's parade ground as well as artillery demonstration at the water battery. Special talks given by the site historians will provide insight into the events that transpired as well as introduce topics little written about in books.

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  • Friday, Apr 28th, 2017- Saturday, Apr 29th, 2017 251.540.7127

    8th Annual Bama Coast Cruise
    Posted in: Family Fun

    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 stunning show set against the backdrop of the Intracoastal Waterway and the Canal Bridge. It's a laid back, family-friendly weekend full of amazing cars, fun events, entertainment and Southern hospitality. Bama Coast Cruise will be open to spectators Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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  • Friday, May 5th, 2017- Saturday, May 6th, 2017 251.943.5590

    Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival
    Posted in: Family Fun

    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 as the hot air balloons and their pilots light up the evening skies at the nightly balloon glows, held Friday and Saturday night. Guests enjoy free, fun entertainment, live music, Frisbee dog show and a carnival. Free admission. Note: Balloons fly at dawn and dusk. Shuttles $1, on-site parking $5.

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  • Friday, May 26th, 2017- Monday, May 29th, 2017 251.943.5590

    Snap Soccer Memorial Day Showdown
    Posted in: Family Fun

    Youth soccer tournament at the Foley Sports Tourism Complex.

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  • Saturday, Apr 15th, 2017 251.968.1172

    2017 Waterway Village Zydeco & Crawfish Festival & 5K Run
    Posted in: Festivals

    The Waterway Village Zydeco & Crawfish Festival boils up a beaucoup (Cajun for a lot) of fun. Sink your teeth into some hot, juicy, lip-smacking crawfish while dancing to the infectious rhythms of some of the best Zydeco bands from around the South. There will be crawfish races, arts and crafts vendors, and children's activities on-hand offering nonstop fun for all ages. If that's not enough, you'll have the chance to work up an appetite with the 5K run/one-mile fun run beginning at 8:30 a.m. Then after the race, stay for free beer and refreshments! The pots will begin boiling at 10 a.m. and we'll laissez les bons temps rouler (let the good times roll) all day long with Zydeco sounds grooving until 6 p.m.

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  • Saturday, May 6th, 2017 800.745.3000

    C Spire Concert Series presents Sturgill Simpson
    Posted in: Music/Art

    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 and Best Country Album at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards.

    All seats reserved: $100.50 - $80.50 - $59.50 - $39.50 **PLUS FEES & SERVICE CHARGES**

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  • Friday, May 19th, 2017- Sunday, May 21st, 2017 800.745.3000

    The Hangout Music Festival
    Posted in: Music/Art

    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.

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  • Thursday, Mar 23rd, 2017- Sunday, Mar 26th, 2017 850.348.1498

    2017 Wharf Boat and Yacht Show
    Posted in: Special Event

    March 23-26 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Wharf Boat and Yacht Show will offer the largest in-water display of any boat show along the upper Gulf Coast. It will showcase the latest offerings from boat manufacturers and dealers throughout the Southeast. In-water displays will allow prospective buyers to test drive the boat of their dreams before taking advantage of on the spot financing. Last year there were over $90 million in boats and marine products for display, including more than 135 in-water vessels and an additional 450-plus boats displayed on land. This year, show organizers report a sell-out crowd of exhibitors, promising even more variety. Virtually every type of vessel will be shown, ranging from luxury yachts and sport fisherman, to center consoles, cruisers, pontoons and runabouts. But it doesn't stop there. Visitors can get their hands on the hottest marine electronics, fishing tackle, marine engines, and outdoor equipment as numerous exhibitors showcase the cutting edge in marine gear and personal watercraft. $10 Per Person, kids 12- under free.

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  • Saturday, May 13th, 2017 251.980.9039

    Orange Beach Wine Festival
    Posted in: Special Event

    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-winies . . . all for only $59 if you buy before the event. Must be 21 year of age to attend.

    $59 per person in advance, $69 at the gate.

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  • Friday, Mar 24th, 2017- Sunday, Mar 26th, 2017 251.980.9039

    Foley College Expo Soccer Tournament
    Posted in: Sports

    College Soccer returns for Springtime action on the fields at Foley Sports Tourism Complex March 24-26, 2017.

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