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Gulf Shores To Receive Portion Of $63 Million Grant For Alabama Gulf Restoration Projects

The National Fish & Wildlife Foundation has approved $63 million for six Alabama Gulf restoration projects, including several in and around Gulf Shores, that will address high-priority conservation needs.

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Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Area News

The Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, Fort Morgan, Fairhope and Perdido Key area is like a second home for millions of people who choose this beautiful slip of coastline either for their vacation or to own a vacation rental property.

To keep you informed about important local, regional, national and international topics that impact the Alabama and Florida Gulf Coast, this page will be regularly updated with top news stories and issues that impact the area.

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Hangout Oyster Cook-Off Oyster Shells To Be Recycled

When 70 chefs prepared oysters for thousands of Hangout Oyster Cook-Off patrons, plenty of shells were disposed of. But those shells will not be going into a landfill.

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Dune Restoration Work Under Way At State Park

The Gulf State Park Enhancement Project team has begun work to restore the equivalent of more than 50 football fields of dunes flattened in 2004 during Hurricane Ivan.

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Stay On Top Of Gulf Coast News With Meyer Vacation Rentals' News Page

Get up to speed on the latest headlines and news stories affecting Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, Fort Morgan, Fairhope, Perdido Key and more on Meyer Vacation Rentals' News Page.

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It Was Shorts & Flip Flop Weather For Christmas Tree Lighting At The Wharf

It was a festive scene at The Wharf in December as people enjoyed the annual Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony. Bands played, children sang and wrote letters to Santa, and more.

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Gulf Shores Zoo Opens Free For Christmas Celebration

Visit the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo in Gulf Shores on Saturday, Dec. 12, for an up-close-and-personal look at the animals during the "Christmas with God's Creatures" celebration.

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Poseidon’s Playground Gets A Little More Fun

A pyramid, a rocket and a steel structure were deployed at Poseidon's Playground, an artificial reef located in Orange Beach.

Lulu’s in Gulf Shores

Don’t Miss A Beat: Stay On Top Of Live Musical Performances

The sound of the surf may be music to your ears but it's definitely not the only option on our coast! Take your pick from a wide variety of music venues, specialty touring acts, local favorites and grand concerts on Alabama and Florida's Gulf Coast. Our concert page is constantly updated with the latest acts.

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Governor: Gulf Shores Conference Center On Horizon

The state of Alabama will use a portion of its Gulf State Park Enhancement Project funds to construct a new Gulf State Park Conference Center in Gulf Shores.

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A Month-Long Coastal Christmas Celebration

Beginning the day after Thanksgiving and running through New Year's Day, the Gulf Coast's Christmas celebration offers lighted boat parades, holiday bazaars, ice skating rinks and even visits with Santa Claus.

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Town Center, Walkability At Heart Of Proposed Perdido Key Plan

Consultants have presented a draft master plan for Perdido Key that would create a town center concept, enhance walkability and gathering spaces, and suggest zoning changes to support the development.

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2016 Hangout Fest Tickets Now On Sale

Want to attend Hangout Fest 2016? Buy your tickets and reserve your preferred accommodations before both run out.

You can watch as firework displays mark the start of the new year in Gulf Shores.

Ring In The New Year, Coastal Style!

You can find some excellent New Year's festivities in Gulf Shores. Whether you're eager to join in on some community events or have a more low-key celebration, you can take advantage of all that the coastal destination has to offer this winter.

Scuba Diving in Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

New Vacation Trend: Scuba Diving On The Gulf Coast

Alabama has created the largest artificial reef program in the United States—tanks, barges, ships, bridge rubble, and other material. More visitors than ever are vacationing in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach for scuba diving excursions.

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3 Gulf Shores, Orange Beach Seafood Restaurants Make Top 10 List

If you want some fresh, succulent seafood, look no further than the Alabama Gulf Coast, where you'll find award-winning local restaurants like King Neptune's, Doc's Seafood Shack and the Flying Harpoon fill the bill for visitors and locals like.

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Bring Mom To The Beach For The 2016 Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Fest

Do something extra special for Mom for Mother's Day 2016. Bring her to the beach to enjoy the amazingly beautiful Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival.

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It’s Not A Haircut, Silly. It’s A Fish & We’re Gonna Throw It!

To be held the last full weekend in April 2016 at the Flora-Bama, the mullet toss draws thousands out to the beach to watch brave fish-throwers toss a mullet (not a live one, of course) across the Alabama/Florida state line.

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How Gulf Shores' Hometown Shrimp Fest Grew Into An Award-Winning National Festival

The history of the Gulf Shores Annual National Shrimp Festival is shared in this video by one of the original organizers.

September 18, 2017 - Things to Do

Where To Stay For The Gulf Shores Shrimp Festival

Here's why you should book a vacation rental for the Annual National Shrimp Festival in Gulf Shores.

September 14, 2017 - Gulf Shores | Things to Do

Fall Is The Perfect Time For A Gulf Shores Golf Trip

Play golf at one of the beautiful golf courses in Gulf Shores for your next fall vacation.

September 12, 2017 - Gulf Shores | Things to Do

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Upcoming Events

  • Sep 22
    2017 Battle at the Beach Junior Tennis Tournament
  • Sep 22
    6th Annual Going to the Dogs Golf Scramble
  • Sep 22
    Brandon Styles Impressions & Variety Show
  • Sep 22
    Explore Coastal Creatures
  • Sep 22
    Geocaching 101
  • Sep 22
    JERI
  • Sep 22
    Live Music: Lisa Christian
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    Gulf State Park Cycling CITO

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