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Gulf Shores Area Upcoming Events

29 events
  • Customer Appreciation Night

    WHEN:
    Dec 9 - Dec 8
    WHERE:
    Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar
    PRICE:
    Free admission.
    PHONE:
    (850) 492-0611
    DETAILS:
    Flora-Bama's Customer Appreciation Night is to celebrate YOU! We want to say thank you for supporting us over the years and want to give you a little something back. Join us from 4 – 6 p.m. on the second Sunday of every month. Free admission, one drink free, free food while it lasts and 25% off in the gift shop.
  • Bulls on the Beach

    WHEN:
    Sep 5 - Sep 7
    WHERE:
    Flora Bama
    PRICE:
    http://www.florabama.com/bulls-on-the-beach
    PHONE:
    (850) 492-0611
  • University of Mobile Soccer Tournament

    WHEN:
    Sep 6 - Sep 7
    WHERE:
    Gulf Shores Sportsplex
    PRICE:
    Team entry fee $300
    PHONE:
    (251) 978-4579
    DETAILS:
    Averaging over 50 teams from at least six different states, this two-day, adult softball tournament is THE cornerstone of the Heart of Gold Foundation! Since 2011, teams have come in from all over the southeast for a piece of the action, bragging rights and to help a great cause. Sign up today and book your room at the beach!
  • 2019 Brett Robinson Alabama Coastal Triathlon

    WHEN:
    Sep 7
    WHERE:
    Gulf Shores Main Public Beach
    DETAILS:
    The Triathlon begins early Saturday morning with a 1.5k swim in the Gulf of Mexico, a 40k bike ride through the state park and finishes with a 10k scenic run. The"Tri-it-on" Triathlon begins with a 300 yard swim a 9 mile bike ride and a 2 mile run. Join us for the awards ceremony and post race party at The Hangout.
  • Alabama Gulf Coast Beach Powerlifting Classic

    WHEN:
    Sep 7
    WHERE:
    Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf
    PRICE:
    http://www.uspa.net
    PHONE:
    (205) 292-8059
    DETAILS:
    Come to the Alabama Gulf Coast and cheer on your favorite athlete! This exciting event will take place at the Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf. Check out The Wharf for dining and attractions while you're in town. The event begins at 9 a.m.
  • New Smyrna Beach High School Football

    WHEN:
    Sep 13
    WHERE:
    Gulf Shores Sportsplex
    DETAILS:
    The Gulf Shores (AL) varsity football team has a home non-conference game vs. New Smyrna Beach (FL) on Friday, September 13 @ 7p.
  • 2019 Alabama State Mixed-Team Golf Championship

    WHEN:
    Sep 14 - Sep 15
    WHERE:
    Kiva Dunes Resort
    PRICE:
    $395 for a team
    PHONE:
    (205) 979-1234
    DETAILS:
    Inaugural Alabama State Mixed-Team Championship will be taking place at the beautiful Kiva Dunes in Gulf Shores, AL. The cost is $395 (team), which includes cart fees.
  • Battle at the Beach Junior Tennis Tournament

    WHEN:
    Sep 20 - Sep 21
    WHERE:
    Orange Beach Tennis Center
    PRICE:
    http://tennislink.usta.com/tournaments/TournamentHome/Tournament.aspx?T=209481
    PHONE:
    (251) 974-6367
  • MS Ride – Tour de Beach

    WHEN:
    Sep 21 - Sep 22
    WHERE:
    Springhill Suites, Orange Beach
    PRICE:
    https://secure.nationalmssociety.org/site/TR/Bike/ALCBikeEvents?pg=entry&fr_id=30202
  • Alabama State Tri-Level Championships

    WHEN:
    Sep 26 - Sep 29
    WHERE:
    George C. Meyer Tennis Center
    PRICE:
    http://www.alabamata.usta.com
    PHONE:
    (251) 974-2468
    DETAILS:
    Don't miss Tri-Level Championship action as USTA Alabama Tennis comes to the beach. Book your rooms, pack your bags and head to the beach for tennis excitement.
  • Coastal Alabama Couples Classic (golf)

    WHEN:
    Sep 26 - Sep 29
    PRICE:
    https://www.golfalabamabeach.com/coastal-alabama-couples-classic
    PHONE:
    251-968-5339
    DETAILS:
    If you go to one tournament this year, make sure it’s the Coastal Alabama Couples Classic. This all inclusive tournament includes 3 days of golf (plus practice rounds for a cart fee), breakfast and lunch daily, a welcome reception, a sunset cruise, two drink tickets per day and prizes!
  • 48TH ANNUAL NATIONAL SHRIMP FESTIVAL

    WHEN:
    Oct 10 - Oct 13
    WHERE:
    101 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
    PRICE:
    FREE
    PHONE:
    (251) 968-7200
    DETAILS:
    This year the festival will play host to more than 100 hours of musical entertainment featuring a lineup of national, regional and local acts. There will be musical acts to please all palates, including blues, Motown, southern rock, jazz, zydeco and country. The music plays daily Thursday through Sunday.
  • Shrimp Festival 5K 10K Run

    WHEN:
    Oct 12
    WHERE:
    Orange Beach Sportsplex
    PRICE:
    $30 registration and up
    PHONE:
    (251) 943-4709
    DETAILS:
    Lace up your running shoes! The race is an officially sanctioned event of the Annual National Shrimp Festival, produced by the Alabama Coastal Business Chamber. Working with a strong group of dedicated volunteers, the 2019 Annual National Shrimp Festival 10K Run is planning the best event to date! The 10K race begins at 7:30 a.m. and the 5K begins at 7:50 a.m.
  • Sanddollar Showcase (softball)

    WHEN:
    Oct 18 - Oct 19
    WHERE:
    Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Sportsplexes
    PRICE:
    http://www.connectsportsevents.com/index.html?0=
    PHONE:
    (555) 972-9310
  • Gulf Shores Middle School Robotics Competition – Bots at the Beach

    WHEN:
    Oct 19
    WHERE:
    Gulf Shores Middle School
    DETAILS:
    The Gulf Shores Middle School, in partnership with Auburn University Engineering, is hosting this robotics competition. The competition will be held at Gulf Shores Middle School. The IQ program will be held in our cafeteria, and the VCR program will be held in the gym. There will be pits for both programs for each team.
  • Alabama Adult Combo Tennis State Championships (40s & 55s)

    WHEN:
    Oct 24 - Oct 27
    WHERE:
    George C. Meyer Tennis Center
    PRICE:
    http://www.alabamata.usta.com
    PHONE:
    (251) 974-2468
    DETAILS:
    Southern Combo Doubles is the fastest growing adult league program in the South! Both men and women's teams compete at the state level to advance to the Southern Combo Doubles Southern Sectional. Tennis action takes place at The Peninsula, The Beach Club, Gulf Shores Plantation and The Cities of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach.
  • Honours Golf Charity Classic

    WHEN:
    Oct 26
    WHERE:
    Craft Farms Golf Resort - Cotton Creek
    DETAILS:
    Craft Farms Golf Resort, Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club and Rock Creek Golf Club have joined together to host the Annual Honours Golf Charity Classic. The goal of this golf tournament is to raise funds for a charity, with 100 percent of tournament proceeds going to the organization.
  • 11th Annual Oyster Cook Off and Craft Beer Weekend at The Hangout

    WHEN:
    Nov 1 - Nov 2
    WHERE:
    The Hangout
    PRICE:
    Admission is $10 per person, free for children 12 and under. Weekend VIP $150.
    PHONE:
    (251) 948-3030
    DETAILS:
    Craft Beer Festival will be held Friday, November 1 from 6 -11 p.m. Enjoy tastings of dozens of craft beers and live music. The all-inclusive ticket includes samples from all of our craft brewers and live entertainment all night long. Admission is included with VIP tickets. Taste beers from over 60 beers from over 30 breweries. Tickets are available for the advance price of $40. Your ticket includes specialty beers from all of our craft brewers, live music and our Brew B'que featuring a great lineup of chefs cooking up some of the best BBQ you've ever tasted!
  • 35TH ANNUAL FRANK BROWN INTERNATIONAL SONGWRITERS' FESTIVAL

    WHEN:
    Nov 7 - Nov 17
    WHERE:
    various
    PRICE:
    Admission charged depending on venue.
    PHONE:
    (850) 492-7664
    DETAILS:
    This annual songwriters and listeners event runs from November 7 - 17, 2019 across multiple venues at different times. To be sure you don't miss one of your favorites, please be sure to research venues and times at the event website.
  • 2019 NAIA Women's Soccer National Championship

    WHEN:
    Dec 2 - Dec 7
    WHERE:
    Orange Beach Sportsplex
    PRICE:
    Tournament Pass $30.00, Day passes $10.00
    PHONE:
    (816) 595-8000
    DETAILS:
    *As you make plans to attend this event during these confirmed 2019 dates, we will update this section with more details as soon as we learn of them. Women's college soccer excitement comes to Orange Beach. Don't miss the action as 16 teams from across the country compete for the championship title!
  • 8TH ANNUAL MERRY MARKET UNIQUE GIFTS AND ARTS & CRAFTS EXPO

    WHEN:
    Dec 7 - Dec 8
    WHERE:
    Perdido Beach Resort 27200 Perdido Beach Blvd.
    PRICE:
    FREE
    PHONE:
    (251) 968-7200
    DETAILS:
    This great Coastal Christmas tradition continues to grow! Join us for the 8th Annual Merry Market at the Perdido Beach Resort on Saturday, December 7 from 9am - 6pm and Sunday, December 8 from 9am - 5pm.
  • REELIN' IN THE NEW YEAR AT THE WHARF

    WHEN:
    Dec 31 - Jan 1
    WHERE:
    The Wharf in Orange Beach
    PRICE:
    Free admission. Various kids activities range from $5-$10.
    PHONE:
    251.224.1000
    DETAILS:
    Reel in this upcoming year with us at The Wharf for our annual New Year’s Eve Street Party. Let’s bid adieu to 2018 in the grandest of style. Live bands, family-friendly and adult-centered fun all rounding off at midnight with our marlin drop and fireworks. Resolutions are for the start of the month. Give yourself one last excuse to let loose! Kids Confetti Drop: Mechanical bull, rock wall, bouncy house, surf simulator, trampoline jumpee ($5), Face painting ($5,$7,$10), camel rides ($5), fire truck, poodle shows beginning at 11 a.m., confetti drop at noon, and more.
  • LULU'S MARDI GRAS ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION & BOAT PARADE

    WHEN:
    Feb 25
    WHERE:
    Lucy Buffett's LuLu's
    PRICE:
    FREE
    PHONE:
    251-967-LULU (5858)
    DETAILS:
    Join us here at LuLu's on Fat Tuesday for the biggest, baddest, with a side of Lagniappe, Mardi Gras celebration in town. Come dressed in your finest beads and costume then start your day with one of our signature beverages while you listen to the great band starting at 11 a.m.
  • 28th Orange Beach Seafood Festival & Car Show

    WHEN:
    Feb 29 - Mar 1
    WHERE:
    The Wharf in Orange Beach
    PRICE:
    FREE
    PHONE:
    (251) 224-1000
    DETAILS:
    The Orange Beach Sports Association presents the 28th Annual Orange Beach Seafood Festival & Car Show at The Wharf. Come out to spend the day with family and friends while enjoying loads of tasty food, live music on two stages, and over 125 arts & crafts vendors!
  • 46th Annual Festival of Art

    WHEN:
    Mar 14 - Mar 15
    WHERE:
    Orange Beach Waterfront Park
    PRICE:
    FREE
    PHONE:
    251-981-ARTS (2787)
    DETAILS:
    Festival of Art celebrates an extraordinary amount of arts and artists from visual arts and fine arts and crafts to glass artists, potters, painters, sculptors, watercolorists, textile artists and wood artists. The event will also hold a kid's art alley, a culinary arts court featuring local fare and a music and songwriter's stage.
  • 24TH ANNUAL MULLET MAN TRIATHLON

    WHEN:
    Apr 11 - Apr 12
    WHERE:
    Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar
    PRICE:
    $90 plus $6.90 fee
    PHONE:
    (850) 483-6267
    DETAILS:
    The Mullet Man Triathlon will donate a portion of the proceeds to the Leukemia Lymphoma Society. In memory of M. Lane Gilchrist, the late, popular Mayor of Gulf Breeze, FL.
  • INTERSTATE MULLET TOSS AND GULF COAST'S GREATEST BEACH PARTY

    WHEN:
    Apr 24 - Apr 26
    WHERE:
    Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar
    PRICE:
    FREE
    PHONE:
    (850) 492-0611
  • NATIONAL COLLEGIATE BEACH VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

    WHEN:
    May 1 - May 3
    WHERE:
    101 Gulf Shores Parkway
    DETAILS:
    ight of the country’s best teams will bump, set and spike on the white sand beaches of the Alabama Gulf Coast May 1-3. Witness the excitement when the champions are crowned May 3. SportsTravel magazine named the inaugural National Collegiate Beach Volleyball Championship in Gulf Shores its “Best New Event” for 2016, and it happens again in 2020. Beach volleyball is the fastest-growing NCAA sport featuring 77 sponsoring schools and is its 90th championship sport. With an eight-team bracket, the championship will be played in a double-elimination format with teams consisting of five pairs. Five collegiate courts and five practice courts will be set up on the sand, as well as bleachers and court-side seating for the volleyball enthusiasts in attendance. You can see all the action, on and off the sand, and feel the intensity of the players, coaches and fans. Plan to join us as we serve up fun in the sun at the NCAA Beach Volleyball Championship.
  • 2020 ORANGE BEACH BILLFISH CLASSIC

    WHEN:
    May 15 - May 17
    WHERE:
    The Wharf Marina
    PRICE:
    Free to public. $6,500 Per Boat
    PHONE:
    (251) 402-8190
    DETAILS:
    We anticipate this event occurring around these estimated dates. Once we learn the confirmed dates, we will update this page. Marlin tournament season in the Gulf of Mexico means big fish and big bucks as well as a serious adrenaline rush. Nowhere is that feeling more apparent than in the extremely popular Gulf Coast Triple Crown Series, consisting of five high-profile tournaments in the Gulf of Mexico. At stake for the top team in the Triple Crown is not only a custom six-foot marlin trophy but also the honor of being named the best billfishing team in the Gulf of Mexico for the year.