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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

Search by category to look for a certain type of event, choose a date range from our drop down menu, or use the calendar to see all the events scheduled for when you visit. Click on any event to learn more about time, location and other details.

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DISPLAY EVENTS FROM 09/25/2017 to 10/25/2017

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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 25
Featured Event

Sep 11, 2017 - Sep 25, 2017  5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Brent Burns

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

Brent Burns was born in Seminole, Oklahoma, and moved to Phoenix, Arizona in 1958. While attending high school and community college, sports were important, but music was in his blood. Brent soon strapped on an electric guitar and was fronting a rock-n-roll band. Life soon c...

Sep 1, 2017 - Sep 29, 2017  4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Dolphins at Sunset Kayak Tour

Nature
Dolphins at Sunset Kayak Tour
Wild Native Tours
Wild Native Tours

251-272-4088
Email
Website

Watch for and learn about Gulf Shores’ Bottlenose Dolphins in their natural environment from the intimate, unobtrusive, and non-threatening vantage point of a kayak. The entire three-hours of this paddle excursion are spent exploring optimal Bottlenose Dolphin habitat. ...

Sep 25, 2017 - Nov 27, 2017  6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

City of Gulf Shores 8-Week Couch to 5K Program

Community Events
Bodenhamer Recreation Center
Bodenhamer Recreation Center
310 West 19th AVE
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

The City of Gulf Shore Couch to 5K program, a training series for absolute beginners, begins on September 25 and continues through November 27. Classes are held every Monday and Wednesday night from 6-7 p.m.The idea behind the training is for participants to be ready to jog/...

Jun 5, 2017 - Oct 30, 2017  1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

The Coastal Eco-Tour

Nature
The Coastal Eco-Tour
Wild Native Tours
Wild Native Tours

251-272-4088
Email
Website

Escape the crowded tourist areas and experience the more secluded waterways of Gulf Shores, Alabama on this unique "backstage" tour. We’ll take you down the waterways less traveled on our cozy 22-passenger pontoon with a captain and guide who will treat you like family,...

Jun 19, 2017 - Dec 18, 2017  2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Founders & Friends

Music & Nightlife
Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar
Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar
17401 Perdido Key Dr.
Perdido Key, FL 32507
251-980-5118
Email
Website

Join us in the Main Room every Monday at 2 p.m. to hear the music legends that started it all! 

Jun 19, 2017 - Dec 18, 2017  6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Open Mic Night with Cathy Pace

Music & Nightlife
Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar
Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar
17401 Perdido Key Dr.
Perdido Key, FL 32507
251-980-5118
Email
Website

Calling all musicians! Join Cathy Pace every Monday at 6 p.m. in the Main Room to showcase your talent. All styles and ages welcome.

Jun 19, 2017 - Dec 18, 2017  10:15 PM - 1:15 AM

Petty & Pace

Music & Nightlife
Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar
Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar
17401 Perdido Key Dr.
Perdido Key, FL 32507
251-980-5118
Email
Website

Come check out this fabulous and talent duo play at the Flora-Bama every Monday at 10:15 pm. 

Jun 19, 2017 - Dec 22, 2017  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

FREE Bingo

Community Events
Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar
Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar
17401 Perdido Key Dr.
Perdido Key, FL 32507
251-980-5118
Email
Website

Free Bingo 1 -4 p.m. under the tent! Win great prizes including Flora-Bama merchandise, memorabilia, community donations and more! 

September 26
Featured Event

Sep 26, 2017  5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Jimmy Lumpkin

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

Jimmy Lumpkin is a singer and songwriter playing multiple instruments, but he is most fond of his acoustic guitar. In addition to his solo career, he also plays with the band Trigger Root.Learn more about Jimmy here.

Sep 1, 2017 - Sep 29, 2017  4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Dolphins at Sunset Kayak Tour

Nature
Dolphins at Sunset Kayak Tour
Wild Native Tours
Wild Native Tours

251-272-4088
Email
Website

Watch for and learn about Gulf Shores’ Bottlenose Dolphins in their natural environment from the intimate, unobtrusive, and non-threatening vantage point of a kayak. The entire three-hours of this paddle excursion are spent exploring optimal Bottlenose Dolphin habitat. ...

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