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With everything from a 15-screen movie theater to a 10,000-seat amphitheater and restaurants, shops and even a Ferris wheel in between, The Wharf at Orange Beach is an entertainment complex you will not want to miss on the Alabama/Florida Gulf Coast.

The Wharf At Orange Beach – A Destination Unto Itself

The Wharf at Orange Beach entertainment complex is a destination unto itself.

With everything from a cinema and a 10,000-seat amphitheater to a Ferris wheel, restaurants, a spa, kids’ activities, a marina and shops to suit any taste, The Wharf is a great place to visit for a quick bite to eat or an all-day experience.


The restaurant selection at The Wharf is diverse. Whether you are looking for seafood or Greek food, Caribbean cuisine or a fantastic cup of coffee, The Wharf has a restaurant to fill the bill.

There is even an ice cream shop, a candy store, a cigar bar, a daiquiri bar and a seasonal fresh vegetable and fruit market.


Looking for a new swimsuit? A new linen blouse? Something “beachy” for the kids to wear? How about a new pair of shoes? Well, find this and more at The Wharf.

Home furnishings, jewelry and accessories, children’s clothing, men’s specialty shops and even a sunglasses shop are on site for your shopping pleasure. It can take a little while to browse all the shops, so plan to wear comfortable shoes and hang out a while.


The Wharf is also accessible by boat. Maybe you’re looking for a unique way to access the entertainment destination. Call ahead and rent a slip at the marina, hop off your boat and shop, dine or play to your heart’s content.

There are even charter boat services, dolphin and sunset cruise boats for hire, yacht sales companies and a shop to purchase marine electronics.


Maybe you want to spend time at The Wharf relaxing. Visit one of three on-site spas, where you can get a new hairstyle, enjoy a massage, get a facial or even receive laser services for body contouring, skin tightening and cellulite reduction.


Carmike Cinemas is at The Wharf with a 15-screen theater. Playing all the newest releases, this theater

Another fun activity is the Arena the Next Level. Located upstairs at the complex, this spot invites you to don vests and full-face masks and use wireless “guns” to shoot your opponents during a game of laser tag in a 4,000-square-foot arena. 

New at The Wharf is Breakout Orange Beach, where visitors must work together as a team solving puzzles, cracking codes, finding hidden items and more to escape a themed room within one hour.

There’s even a mini golf course open on site to keep the kids entertained while the grownups shop.

Get A Bird’s Eye View

A landmark in Orange Beach, The Wharf’s Ferris wheel is open day and night and offers treetop views of the surrounding landscape. Reservations are recommended for groups of 12 or more.

Music Is Always In Play

There are numerous nightspots throughout The Wharf where you can find live music. 

But there’s also the 10,000-seat Amphitheater, where today’s hottest headliners play concerts throughout the year: Taylor Swift, Jimmy Buffett, Kid Rock, Kenny Chesney, Widespread Panic, Jason Aldean, John Mayer, Eric Church, Kings of Leon, Def Leppard, Journey, Miranda Lambert, to name a few.

The Amphitheater is accessible by boat and is via the Intracoastal Waterway. Dock your boat, hop off and head on over to the concert! It’s just steps away!

Your Gulf Shores and Orange Beach vacation rentals are a perfect “home base” for spending some quality time the Wharf. Or, reserve a condo on site at The Wharf to take advantage of the proximity to restaurants and shops plus all the amenities, including the Oasis tropical pool.

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