A short trip north from Gulf Shores brings you to OWA, where this fall you'll enjoy a family-focused festival, a haunted house, a new gaming center, and shows like the new Legends in Concert and Brandon Styles Live Show.
Also new is Sweet Tooth at OWA, an upscale candy shop scheduled to open Sept. 21.
For 21-years-and-up, Thirsty Thursdays will be held from 4-9 p.m., in Downtown OWA, with half-priced select appetizers and $3 beer, wine, cocktails and hurricanes at all OWA restaurants.
Saturdays and Sundays from Sept. 21-Nov. 3, 2019 will come alive at the eastern-most field of OWA’s complex, where the kids can navigate through a large corn maze, enjoy pony rides, eat delicious food, choose a pumpkin at a pumpkin patch and more during the venue’s Fall Festival, a family-friendly event that also includes Poarch Creek Indian Tribal exhibitions and demonstrations.
Also part of the fall excitement at OWA is the Town of Terror Haunted House: Hotel MitcHELL. This new Halloween destination officially opens to the public Friday, Oct. 6 and will operate Fridays and Saturdays from 6 p.m. to midnight and Thursdays and Sundays from 6-9 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays in October inside The Park at OWA also feature a variety of kid-friendly events and activities, such as pumpkin painting contests, trick or treating and more. This is kid-friendly, non-scary fun inside hte amusement park.
“OWA continues to focus on creating a world-class entertainment destination. We are constantly seeking unique ways to enhance our entertainment lineup. Not only are we excited to offer a great Halloween themed amusement park attraction, but now we have the opportunity to add OWA’s Town of Terror to this fun October’s schedule,” said Kristin Hellmich, OWA director of marketing and public relations. “Guest who visit in October will realize quickly that screams are not just for the roller coasters.”
Now part of the permanent entertainment selection at OWA is Clash eSports Center, the Legends in Concert show, and the Brandon Syles Live show.
The new Clash eSports Center in Downtown OWA is where kids of all ages can play Fortnite, Overwatch, Mortal Kombat 11, Sims4, Dragon Ball FighterZ and more. This video gaming center allows patrons to battle it out for the highest score on PCs, PS4s, Nintendo Switches and Xboxes.
Games are updated on a regular basis, and premium controllers are available. Playtime can be purchased by the hour.
The new Legends in Concert is also at Downtown OWA. The longest-running show in Las Vegas history and still voted as the #1 tribute show in Las Vegas officially opened in June at the new OWA Theater.
The tribute show features artists with pitch perfect live vocals, signature choreography and similar appearances to the legends they portray.
The tribute performers will feature Brooks and Dunn, George Strait, Aretha Franklin, Reba and Elvis, with Taylor Swift coming Sept. 24.
Brandon Styles is a multi-talented artist whose shows at OWA entertain with 60 different celebrity singing and speaking impressions. He also incorporates comedy, magic, dancing, ventriloquism and audience participation into a fast-paced, one-hour show six nights a week. This is a family-friendly show.
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