Stay awake for the nightlife in the Gulf Shores, Alabama area

When the sun goes down in Gulf Shores, Alabama, the moon comes up to reveal a nightlife that can only be described as fabulous. Restaurants shift from their routine of serving seafood to turning up the volume with live musicians and DJs, and drink specials for everyone.

Stay awake for the nightlife in the Gulf Shores, Alabama area

With the dazzling twilight comes the dawn of an unforgettable evening in Gulf Shores, Alabama, where you can dance, sing, sip cocktails and hang out with your closest friends. Whether you're on a trip with your best buddies or on a girlfriend getaway, the Gulf Coast offers a plethora of options for you and your companions. Following are just three of the possibilities to get you started:

Live music at LuLu's

Stay awake for the nightlife in Gulf Shores, AlabamaSugarcane Jane, Coconut Radio, Adam Holt and Brent Burns are but a fraction of the country, bluegrass, trop rock and folk singers who grace the stage at LuLu's. If you're in the mood for some serious dancing and sing alongs, bring your entire troupe to this energetic, family-run establishment for a sweet evening. No matter what time of year you're staying at a Gulf Shores rental, you'll find live entertainment at LuLu's every night.

Luckily, LuLu's also serves up an awesome cocktail menu with drinks like the classic rum punch, margaritas and mojitos.

Karaoke at Tacky Jack's

As at LuLu's, there's always live music at Tacky Jack's, which has locations throughout Alabama's Gulf Coast region. If you'd rather be entertained by your own Grammy-worthy voice, you'll find opportunities to shine. A few times each week, the folks at one of the area Tacky Jack's locations fire up the karaoke machine and encourage their guests to pick their favorite songs to perform in front of an eager crowd.

Jazz at Florabama

Feel like chillin' after the previous night on the town? At Flora-Bama, you can enjoy a delicious brunch while listening to New Orleans-style tunes. Sunday jazz brunches are a fun way to share a meal before a day at the beach. If you're staying at a Gulf Shores area beach house rental, you can skip doing the dishes at your accommodations and head to Flora-Bama for a tasty meal. The Flora-Bama is home to plenty of festivals, such as the iconic Mullet Toss, the family-friendly Santa Drop and Easter Egg Hunt, and even the Polar Bear Dip. The music never ends at this one-of-a-kind roadhouse. They'll have up to four stages going at a time. And during special events, such as the Frank Brown International Songwriter's Festival in November, you can even find a listening room akin to New Orleans' own Preservation Hall.

High-energy or low-key, you'll find your type of nightlife in Fort Morgan, Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Perdido Key.

search houses search condos

Related Articles

Floating in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach

Floating in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach

One of the best ways to experience the stunning waters off the coast of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach is to throw on a life jacket and get adventurous with any number of sporting activities, which range from jet ski rides and parasailing to fishing and cruising around the bay.

There's more than just shopping in downtown Fairhope

There's more than just shopping in downtown Fairhope

A short drive from your vacation lodging along the Gulf Coast of Alabama is the charming town of Fairhope, where you can easily spend a full day shopping, dining and strolling through a lovely area just right for your retail therapy needs.

Sample the tastes of the gulf at the Original Oyster House

Sample the tastes of the gulf at the Original Oyster House

If you've spent time in one of our beautiful Gulf Shores beach vacation rentals, you probably know that Alabama's Gulf Coast is home to some of the best seafood restaurants in the South.

Gulf Shores Shrimp Festival

Enjoy a local tradition at the Gulf Shores Shrimp Festival

For more than four decades, thousands of people have flocked to Gulf Shores for the National Shrimp Festival, featuring live music, cooking competitions, and of course, a nearly endless amount of shrimp!

Enjoy a unique honeymoon in Orange Beach

Enjoy a unique honeymoon in Orange Beach

Your honeymoon will be filled with wonder as you enjoy romance and create beautiful memories in Orange Beach, where the opportunities to steal a kiss are around every corner. From outdoors activities to deep relaxation, create your own style to celebrate your marriage.

Newest Articles

Get baited into a great night out in Orange Beach

If you're staying in Orange Beach, you should absolutely stop at Live Bait, a local establishment beloved for its food, dancing and southern hospitality.

June 18, 2013 - Orange Beach | Nightlife

Harmonious voices of Sugarcane Jane

There are few artists who can speak for the Gulf Coast of Alabama quite like Sugarcane Jane, and their shows are a must-see for residents and visitors.

February 20, 2013 - Nightlife

Get ready for a music-filled visit in Gulf Shores

Add to the symphony of lapping waves and the salty breeze by going to these amazing concert venues in Gulf Shores!

January 31, 2013 - Nightlife


Alabama Gulf Coast

Upcoming Events

  • Jun 3
    Shindig on the Sand
  • Jun 4
    Shindig on the Sand
  • Jun 5
    Shindig on the Sand
  • Jun 9
    Flora-Bama Fishing Rodeo
  • Jun 10
    Flora-Bama Fishing Rodeo
  • Jun 11
    Flora-Bama Fishing Rodeo
  • Jun 12
    Flora-Bama Fishing Rodeo
  • Jun 14
    2016 USSSA Global Sports Baseball World Series 1

Local Weather

weather icon 70ยบ Conditions: Fog
Humidity: 100%
Wind: North 0 mph

Weather information provided by

Last Updated on May 31, 4:35 AM CDT

Latest Video