The Wharf in Orange Beach tips its hat to summer 2021 with the return of a variety of family-friendly summertime activities that will take place at the entertainment complex.

Sparks After Dark Fireworks Show - Mondays

At 8:45 p.m. on Mondays from May 31-Aug. 2, the Wharf will be bathed in color during the Sparks After Dark fireworks show. Held on Main Street, the fireworks show will also include music from a DJ, games and prizes. This event is free to attend.

Kids’ Night - Tuesdays

From 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays from June 1-Aug. 3 at Palm Plaza, children are invited to enjoy a water slide, bouncy house, live animals, face painting and more. Be sure to bring a swimsuit and towel. This event is free to attend.

Treasure Hunt For Hunger - Wednesdays

Sponsored by Pepsi, the Treasure Hunt for Hunger benefitting Secret Meals for Hungry Children will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Wednesdays from June 2-Aug. 4. Check in at the Pepsi tent on Main Street. Here, you’ll pick up your treasure map to begin your quest and, once complete, return to where the “X” marks the spot to claim your treasure. For each captain who completes the hunt, the Wharf will donate $5 to Alabama Credit Union’s Secret Meals for Hungry Children program. This event is free to attend.

Cookin’ With Kids - Thursdays

At 4 p.m. on Thursdays from June 3-Aug. 5 at Palm Plaza, Cookin’ with Kids will be a fun, educational experience led by Rouses Market’s Chef Nino. Chef will teach children the basics of cooking while demonstrating the creation of simple recipes. Some participants will even get to help Chef on stage as he teaches them how to mix, roll and chop their way around the kitchen. This event is free to attend.

Fun Friday

Head on over to Main Street from 6-9 p.m. on Fridays from June 4-Aug. 6 for Fun Friday. This event will feature life-sized board games like Jenga and Connect 4, bubbles, cornhole and more. This event is free to attend.

Painting Under The Palms - Saturdays

Starting at 5 p.m. for younger kids and 6 p.m. for teens and adults, Painting Under The Palms will be held each Saturday from June 5-Aug. 7. For a cost of $10 per person per class, Painting Under The Palms offers participants the chance to enjoy painting classes with children and friends. You must pre-register for this event.

Music Under The Marlins – Sundays

Come to Marlin Circle from 4-7 p.m. on Sundays from June 6-Aug. 8. Music Under The Marlins will feature live music from local bands. Bring a chair, grab a drink in the entertainment district and watch as the little ones participate in free children’s attractions held simultaneously. Children will be entertained by a balloon artist, stilt walker and juggler. This event is free to attend.

SPECTRA Laser Light Experience – Nightly

Following these fun summer daily activities, stick around to experience the nightly SPECTRA Laser Light Show at 8:30, 9 and 9:30 p.m. During these shows, lights in the palm trees dance to the sounds of lively music. This event is free to attend.

Please note that events are subject to change or be canceled due to inclement weather or conflicting concerts at the Wharf Amphitheater.

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