Area Guide

Fall Events in Gulf Shores/Orange Beach

  • Friday, Nov 17th, 2017- Friday, Dec 29th, 2017 251.224.1000

    Ice Skating Rink at The Wharf
    Posted in: Family Fun

    Grab a pair of skates and glide, spin, or fall into the season. Share this unique experience with family and friends. Plan a date night! Whatever the occasion, coast on blades with us along the coast. Dates and Times: Thanksgiving Break: Nov 17-26, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Christmas Break: Dec 16-31, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Regular time: 4-10 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday-Sunday.

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  • Friday, Nov 17th, 2017- Tuesday, Dec 26th, 2017 251.224.1000

    Photos with Santa Claus
    Posted in: Family Fun

    Ho Ho Holiday photo time in Santa’s Village at The Wharf. Sit with jolly Santa Claus and capture the moment forever! He has checked his list, twice actually, so make sure you are on your best behavior when you snap a frame-worthy picture. Dates and Times: Nov. 17 - Dec 24 from 3 - 7 p.m. Fridays; 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Saturdays; 12 - 6 p.m. Sundays; Dec. 24 from 12 - 2 p.m.

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  • Saturday, Nov 18th, 2017- Saturday, Dec 16th, 2017 251.224.1000

    Horse & Carriage Rides at The Wharf
    Posted in: Family Fun

    Are you “saddled up” for the holidays yet? If not, then mosey on over to The Wharf and spend an evening under the moon in an enchanted horse-drawn carriage. Trot along through streets and gaze at the lights and decorations with your loved ones. You’ll want to have your camera ready for this ride! Dates and Times: Nov. 18-19, Nov. 26, Dec. 1-3, Dec. 8-10, Dec. 15-17 from 6-10 p.m. Cost: $20 per carriage ride up to 4 people, $5 for single rider.

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  • Monday, Jan 1st, 2018 251.224.1000

    7th Annual Kiwanis Polar Bear Dip
    Posted in: Family Fun

    Bring in the New Year Gulf Coast style. Take the plunge into the Gulf of Mexico for a unique, family-friendly Polar Bear Dip in Gulf Shores. Free to participate but $5 charitable contribution is encouraged. The Hangout, 101 Gulf Shores Pkwy. Gulf Shores, AL 36542.

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  • Monday, Jan 1st, 2018 850.492.0611

    Flora-Bama Polar Bear Dip
    Posted in: Family Fun

    Ring in the New Year by taking a dip into the Gulf of Mexico at high noon. Dippers and other participants dress up or just show up for this special day. The Flora-Bama provides a traditional feast with black-eyed peas, cornbread, ham and more for those who take the plunge. Purchase a towel and an annual Polar Bear Dip shirt in the gift shop! Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar, 17401 Perdido Key Dr. Perdido Key, FL.

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  • Tuesday, Jan 2nd, 2018 251.540.7127

    Civil War Tour Series
    Posted in: Family Fun

    A Fort Morgan historian will guide visitors on an hour-long tour of the fort. Each week will cover a different topic. Week 1 is Fort Bowyer.

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  • Tuesday, Jan 9th, 2018 251.540.7127

    Civil War Tour Series
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    A Fort Morgan historian will guide visitors on an hour-long tour of the fort. Each week will cover a different topic. Week 2 is Early Civil War.

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  • Tuesday, Jan 16th, 2018 251.540.7127

    Civil War Tour Series
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    A Fort Morgan historian will guide visitors on an hour-long tour of the fort. Each week will cover a different topic. Week 3 is Battle of Mobile Bay.

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  • Tuesday, Jan 23rd, 2018 251.540.7127

    Civil War Tour Series
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    A Fort Morgan historian will guide visitors on an hour-long tour of the fort. Each week will cover a different topic. Week 4 is Siege of Fort Morgan.

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  • Monday, Jan 29th, 2018- Tuesday, Jan 30th, 2018 251.540.7127

    Moscow Meets Manhattan Dueling Pianos Plus!
    Posted in: Family Fun

    Erie H. Meyer Civic Center, 7 p.m. Starring Brian Gurl & Katherine Alexandra, Moscow meets Manhattan is a unique pairing of "Russian Phenom & American Piano Man." This act has been wowing audiences nationwide for over three years! This class act is rich with brilliant artistry, humor and energy. This dynamic due will thrill you with a repertoire from Rachmaninoff to Ragtime, Billy Joel to Broadway and Gypsy Folk Songs.

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