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Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Find fun Orange Beach and Gulf Shores events here

Beach FestivalExplore the activities happening along the Alabama Gulf Coast and decide how you want to spend your vacation. You can be as busy as you want. With the plethora of events and activities offered, there’s something for everyone, from the young to the young-at-heart. Festivals, plays, music, history, sports and nature are just some of the wide variety of Orange Beach and Gulf Shores events you can find here year-round. Discover a whole new level of options when you vacation on Alabama's white-sand beaches. 

Search by category to look for a certain type of event, choose a date range from our drop down menu, or use the calendar to see all the events scheduled for when you visit.

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Historical Events

Experience a new state of discovery when you visit historical sites along the Gulf Coast. Enjoy reenactments, twilight tours, holiday tributes and more on your beach vacation.


Featured Events
Featured Event
Fort Morgan
Fort Morgan
110 State Highway 180 West
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-540-7127

On August 1-3, 2014 re-enactors from across the nation will commemorate the Sesquicentennial of the Battle of Mobile Bay and Siege of Fort Morgan. Friday’s events include artillery firing at 6:30 pm followed by Civil War era music performed by Bobby Horton, a Birmingham...

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April 01
Featured Event
Fairhope Museum of History
Fairhope Museum of History
24 North Section Street
Fairhope, AL 36532
251-929-1471

Beginning April 1 - December 2014, the Fairhope Museum of History will present a comprehensive exhibit telling the stories of Fort Morgan, Fish River, the Grand Hotel, Deer Park, Spanish Fort and Blakeley during the Civil War.  Baldwin County during the American Ci...

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July 04
Featured Event

Jul 4, 2014  9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Fort Morgan's Salute to American Independence

Annual History Events Holiday Events
Fort Morgan
Fort Morgan
110 State Highway 180 West
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-540-7127

Historical interpreters, dressed in period uniforms of the United States Army from different eras of the fort's occupation, will conduct special guided tours of the fortification throughout the day. Also, artillery, small arms, and other demonstration will show the complexit...

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July 08
Featured Event
Tuesday Evening Civil War Twilight Tours at Fort Morgan
Fort Morgan
Fort Morgan
110 State Highway 180 West
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-540-5257

Vignettes of Fort Morgan's Civil War history are brought to life every summer during this hour long tour. Historical interpreters portraying the lives of members of the garrison tell of the events transpiring in the final months of Confederate occupation of the fort. Visitor...

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July 15
Featured Event
Tuesday Evening Civil War Twilight Tours at Fort Morgan
Fort Morgan
Fort Morgan
110 State Highway 180 West
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-540-5257

Vignettes of Fort Morgan's Civil War history are brought to life every summer during this hour long tour. Historical interpreters portraying the lives of members of the garrison tell of the events transpiring in the final months of Confederate occupation of the fort. Visitor...

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July 22
Featured Event
Tuesday Evening Civil War Twilight Tours at Fort Morgan
Fort Morgan
Fort Morgan
110 State Highway 180 West
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-540-5257

Vignettes of Fort Morgan's Civil War history are brought to life every summer during this hour long tour. Historical interpreters portraying the lives of members of the garrison tell of the events transpiring in the final months of Confederate occupation of the fort. Visitor...

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August 01
Featured Event
Fort Morgan
Fort Morgan
110 State Highway 180 West
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-540-7127

On August 1-3, 2014 re-enactors from across the nation will commemorate the Sesquicentennial of the Battle of Mobile Bay and Siege of Fort Morgan. Friday’s events include artillery firing at 6:30 pm followed by Civil War era music performed by Bobby Horton, a Birmingham...

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August 02
Featured Event
Fort Morgan
Fort Morgan
110 State Highway 180 West
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-540-7127

On August 1-3, 2014 re-enactors from across the nation will commemorate the Sesquicentennial of the Battle of Mobile Bay and Siege of Fort Morgan. Friday’s events include artillery firing at 6:30 pm followed by Civil War era music performed by Bobby Horton, a Birmingham...

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Fort Gaines Historic Site
51 Bienville Boulevard
Dauphin Island, AL 36528
251-861-6992

The well preserved ramparts of Fort Gaines have guarded the entrance to Mobile bay for more than 150 years. Now a fascinating historic site, the Fort stands at the eastern tip of Dauphin Island where it commands panoramic views of the bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Fort Gaines...

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August 03
Featured Event
Fort Morgan
Fort Morgan
110 State Highway 180 West
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-540-7127

On August 1-3, 2014 re-enactors from across the nation will commemorate the Sesquicentennial of the Battle of Mobile Bay and Siege of Fort Morgan. Friday’s events include artillery firing at 6:30 pm followed by Civil War era music performed by Bobby Horton, a Birmingham...

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Fort Gaines Historic Site
51 Bienville Boulevard
Dauphin Island, AL 36528
251-861-6992

The well preserved ramparts of Fort Gaines have guarded the entrance to Mobile bay for more than 150 years. Now a fascinating historic site, the Fort stands at the eastern tip of Dauphin Island where it commands panoramic views of the bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Fort Gaines...

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