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Explore the activities happening along the Alabama Gulf Coast and decide how you want to spend your vacation. With all of these fun things to do on the Gulf Coast, you can be as busy as you want. There’s something for everyone here, with plenty of events and activities at various locations all up and down the beach. 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 09/23/2017 to 10/23/2017

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Oct 4, 2017 - Oct 7, 2017  12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

The 14th annual John L. Borom Alabama Coastal BirdFest

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The 14th annual John L. Borom Alabama Coastal BirdFest
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...

Oct 12, 2017  10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

46th Annual National Shrimp Festival

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46th Annual National Shrimp Festival
Gulf Shores Public Beach
101 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-7200
Website

Savor fresh from the Gulf seafood at the 46th Annual National Shrimp Festival during this four-day event from October 12-15 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,...

Oct 13, 2017  10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

46th Annual National Shrimp Festival

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46th Annual National Shrimp Festival
Gulf Shores Public Beach
101 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-7200
Website

Savor fresh from the Gulf seafood at the 46th Annual National Shrimp Festival during this four-day event from October 12-15 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,...

Oct 14, 2017  10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

46th Annual National Shrimp Festival

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46th Annual National Shrimp Festival
Gulf Shores Public Beach
101 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-7200
Website

Savor fresh from the Gulf seafood at the 46th Annual National Shrimp Festival during this four-day event from October 12-15 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,...

Oct 15, 2017  10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

46th Annual National Shrimp Festival

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46th Annual National Shrimp Festival
Gulf Shores Public Beach
101 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-7200
Website

Savor fresh from the Gulf seafood at the 46th Annual National Shrimp Festival during this four-day event from October 12-15 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,...




September 23
Featured Event

Sep 23, 2017  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Health and Fitness Workshop

Health and Fitness Workshop
Wingate by Wyndham Mobile
516 Springhill Plaza Ct
Mobile, AL 36608

DietSpotlight.com welcomes residents of Mobile to attend a two-hour informational Health and Fitness Workshop, with a Certified Health and Fitness Instructor, on Saturday, September 23. The event is both free and open to the public. The workshop starts at 10 a.m. at Wingate ...

Sep 23, 2017  10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Poker Paddle

Nature
Poker Paddle
Delta Safaris
Delta Safaris
30841 Five Rivers Blvd.
Spanish Fort, AL 36527
251-259-8531
Email
Website

Come join us for the Poker Paddle at Five Rivers Delta. The idea of this event is designed to be fun and family friendly where participants will collect envelopes from designated points on a map. After collecting as many envelopes as possible in the designated time, all team...

Sep 23, 2017  11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Gulf State Park Cycling CITO

Nature

Join us for Cache In Trash Out Geocaching. Bring your bike or rent one then meet at the camp store, get your trash bag, and head out in groups or go your own way. Pizza will be availible after the event. Maps available at www.mygulfstatepark.com/map.

Sep 23, 2017  5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Webb Dalton

Music & Nightlife
Lucy Buffett's LuLu's
Lucy Buffett's LuLu's
200 E. 25th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-967-LULU (5858)
Email
Website

Since being on stage at age 14 performing at Nashville’s world famous, Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge, Webb Dalton realized his love of music. He learned that music is truly universal, in that it speaks many languages, touching different emotions and feelings in each of u...

Sep 23, 2017  6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Live Music: Moonshine Wagon

Music & Nightlife
Live Music: Moonshine Wagon
Big Beach Brewing Company
Big Beach Brewing Company
300 E. 24th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 948-2337
Email
Website

Moonshine Wagon is a bluegrass band formed in Victoria, Spain in 2012. Their mix of folk and bluegrass keeps true to Americana roots.

Sep 22, 2017 - Sep 24, 2017  8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

2017 Battle at the Beach Junior Tennis Tournament

2017 Battle at the Beach Junior Tennis Tournament
Orange Beach Tennis Center
Orange Beach Tennis Center
4851 Wilson Boulevard
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 974-6387
Website

The 2017 Battle at the Beach Junior Tennis Tournament is a junior championship for the following levels: Intermediate Boys' and Girls' Singles: 78' Yellow Ball 12-18 (FICQ) Orange Level 2 Boys' and Girls' 10 and under Singles: 60' Orange Ball 10 (FICQ) Orange Level 1 Boys' a...

Sep 21, 2017 - Sep 24, 2017  7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

2017 Alabama State Tri-Level Championships

Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club
20 Peninsula Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 974-2468
Email
Website

Don't miss Tri Level Championship action as USTA Alabama Tennis comes to the beach. Book your rooms, pack your bags and head to the beach for tennis excitement.

Sep 2, 2017 - Nov 26, 2017  11:00 AM - 12:00 AM

SEC and NFL Football Every Saturday and Sunday!

Community Events
SEC and NFL Football Every Saturday and Sunday!

251-948-3030
Website

Every Saturday and Sunday at The Hangout is the premiere place in Gulf Shores to see all your favorite games! With dozens of TVs, custom tailgaiting menu, weekly beers, huge giveaways, and more, there's no reason to watch your team anywhere else!    

Jun 24, 2017 - Dec 30, 2017  5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Jack Robertson Show AKA Big Earl!

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

Jack Robertson is a singer, songwriter, musician and pole dancer. Jack was born in Ft. Worth and raised in Arkansas. Jack played regularly in Branson, MO for 6 years before getting a record deal in Nashville in the early 90’s. He had a few singles released to radio and ...

Jun 8, 2017 - Dec 30, 2017  7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Karaoke Night

Music & Nightlife
Tacky Jacks 2 - Fort Morgan
Tacky Jacks 2 - Fort Morgan
1577 Hwy. 180 W.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542-
(251) 968-8341
Email
Website

Discover your inner rock star and start living the rock'n'roll lifestyle. I can already hear your screaming fans.

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