Gulf Shores Events & Orange Beach Events

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Gulf Shores & Orange Beach, Alabama are two of the most active and exciting spots on the Gulf Coast, playing host to both annual activities and new events and concerts scheduled for each year. No matter what your interest may be, Gulf Shores has something for you, at almost any time of the year.

Many of the celebrations that make Gulf Shores so special have been going on for years. Located near the heart of Cajun country as we are, you'll always be able to find us celebrating Mardi Gras, beach style. Later in the spring the annual interstate mullet toss brings together locals and tourists each year to party and toss mullet like horseshoes in an event that could only happen on our Coast! The Hangout Music Festival in May is one of the top multi-day music festivals in the country, bringing together under-the-radar and breakout acts to play for audiences right on the beach. The Shrimp Festival is a highlight of the fall Gulf Shores events calendar, attracting over 250,000 attendees each year and providing an unparalleled taste of our local seafood. All of these events are held within an easy distance of our Gulf Shores rentals and Orange Beach condos.

These events anchor the calendar each year, but you'll need to have our event calendar handy to really take advantage of all our Gulf Shores events. The Amphitheater at the Wharf is one of the best places to see music on the beach, attracting headliners throughout spring, summer, and fall. The Hangout has concerts regularly in a more intimate environment. We play host to food, wine, and art events throughout the year, as well as a number of charity running events. When you consider we have the biggest Ferris Wheel in the Southeast on our Wharf in Orange Beach, it's always a carnival here, too!

Stay in one of our Gulf Shores condos or Orange Beach rentals and enjoy the many activities we have to offer. Contact us today to make your reservation!

2020 Big Beach Marathon, Half Marathon & 7K
Event Date: January 25,2020 - January 27,2020
Posted In: Sports

Marathon $75; Half Marathon $60; Marathon Wheelchair $65; 7k $35; Dolphin Challenge - 7k + Half Marathon $90; Shark Challenge - 7k + Marathon $105  ...
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2020 Flora-Bama Annual Super chili Bowl Cook Off
Event Date: February 01,2020
Posted In: Special Event

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2020 Sweetheart 5k, Sea Turtle 1/2 Marathon and Sweetheart 1 Mile Fun Run
Event Date: February 15,2020
Posted In: Sports

Book your room, grab your running shoes and sign up today for this awesome race. Activities begin and end at The Hangout in Gulf Shores. Several races to choose from...
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LuLu's 12th Annual Tropical Re-union Wedding Vow Renewal Ceremony
Event Date: February 15,2020
Posted In: Special Event

*As you make plans to attend this event during these confirmed 2020 dates, we will update this section with more details as soon as we learn of them. Meanwhile, read...
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Foley Mardi Gras Parade
Event Date: February 22,2020
Posted In: Special Event

The Foley parade is not city-sponsored, and it's not the production of any one group. It's more a loose confederation of folks in this south Baldwin County...
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Mystics of Pleasure Mardi Gras Parade
Event Date: February 22,2020
Posted In: Special Event

According to the written history of the Mystics of Pleasure, "while overlooking the Marina on Cotton Bayou and watching the sun set on a glorious April evening,...
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2nd Annual Mardi Gras Parade & Party
Event Date: February 23,2020
Posted In: Special Event

Join us February 23, 2020 for a fun-filled day of parades, events, activities and an exciting Mardi Gras after-party in the streets of Downtown OWA!...
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Krewe du Cirque Mardi Gras Parade
Event Date: February 23,2020
Posted In: Special Event

We are business owners, teachers, medical professionals, entertainers, artists, creative minds, and good citizens who enjoy the fellowship of the krewe and the...
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LuLu's Mardi Gras Anniversary Celebration & Boat Parade
Event Date: February 25,2020
Posted In: Special Event

Join us here at LuLu's on Fat Tuesday for the biggest, baddest, with a side of Lagniappe, Mardi Gras celebration in town. Come dressed in your finest beads and...
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28th Orange Beach Seafood Festival & Car Show
Event Date: February 29,2020
Posted In: Special Event

*As you make plans to attend this event during these confirmed 2020 dates, we will update this section with more details as soon as we learn of them.* ...
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