Jul 10, 2018 - Jul 15, 2018

2018 Blue Marlin Grand Championship of the Gulf

2018 Blue Marlin Grand Championship of the Gulf
4673 Wharf Parkway
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 224-1900

So, what makes the Blue Marlin Grand Championship of the Gulf such a special event? Here's your answer... The over-the-top weigh-in experience appropriately billed as "the greatest show in sportfishing." Unlike any other tournament, you and your team are the stars of the show.


Oct 11, 2018 - Oct 14, 2018

47Th Annual National Shrimp Festival

 47th Annual National Shrimp Festival

Gulf Shores Public Beach 
101 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-7200
Savor fresh from the Gulf seafood at the 47th Annual National Shrimp Festival during this four-day event from October 11 - 14 that attracts over 300,000 people. This year the festival will play host to more than 100 hours of musical entertainment featuring a lineup of national favorites.

Nov 8, 2018 - Nov 18, 2018

34th Annual Songwriter's Festival

34th Annual Frank Brown International Songwriters
9465 S. Loop Rd.
Pensacola, FL 32507
(850) 492-7664

This annual songwriters and listeners event runs from November 8 - 18, 2018 across multiple venues at different times. To be sure you don't miss one of your favorites, please be sure to research venues and times at the FBISF website. Festival attendees enjoy an up close and personal sconcert by their favorite songwriters.

Dec 8, 2018

33rd Annual Christmas Lighted Boat Parade

33rd Annual Christmas Lighted Boat Parade
LuLu's to Cobalt 

(251) 968-6091

As you make plans to attend this event during these confirmed 2018 dates, we will update this section with more details as soon as we learn of them. Meanwhile, last year's details are included blow for you. The Coastal Alabama Business Chamber's 33rd Annual Christmas Lighted Boat Parade.


Mar 9, 2019 - Mar 10, 2019

45th Annual Festival of Art

45th Annual Festival of Art

Orange Beach Waterfront Park
26389 Canal Rd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-981-ARTS (2787)

For more than 40 years, the Festival of Art has been our island's first rite of spring. It is a celebration of visual, performing, musical and culinary arts.  With more than 100 artists working in a dazzling variety of medias, festival-goers always have plenty to see, hear, touch, taste and experience.


Feb 23, 2019

27th Orange Beach Seafood Festival & Car Show

27th Orange Beach Seafood Festival & Car Show
The Wharf in Orange Beach
4830 Main St.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 981-1524

The 27th Annual Orange Beach Seafood Festival features a full day of seafood, kids activities, live entertainment, a car show and more. This event is the primary fundraiser for the Orange Beach Sports Association, which supports youth sports in Orange Beach.  Two stages featuring blues, classical guitar, brass instruments and local performers. There will be arts and crafts vendors, six seafood booths and six specialty food booths!


May 17, 2019 - May 19, 2019

The Hangout Music Festival 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Community Events Concerts NightlifeThe Hangout Music Festival 2019



Gulf Shores Public Beach 
101 E Beach Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

We anticipate this event occurring around these estimated dates. Once we learn the confirmed dates, we will update this page. The Hangout Music Fest is known for sugar white beaches, starry nights and red hot music.