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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. 

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Music & Nightlife Events

Home to the annual Frank Brown International Songwriters’ Festival, the Alabama Gulf Coast’s music scene is thriving. Find family-friendly venues with entertainment or Gulf Shores and Orange Beach hot spots for the late-night crowd.


July 27
Featured Event

Jul 27, 2014  3:00 PM

Coastal Chorale Summer Show 2014

Holiday Events Music & Nightlife
Spirit Center Theater at Foley United Methodist
407 East Laurel Ave.
Foley, AL 
251-458-1690

Under the direction of artist director and conductor Laura Aaron Mixon, the tradition of excellence that is the Coastal Chorale continues July 27 with the Coastal Chorale Summer Show scheduled at The Foley Civic Center. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased through the w...

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Jul 27, 2014  3:00 PM

Coastal Chorale Summer Show 2014

Holiday Events Music & Nightlife
Spirit Center Theater at Foley United Methodist
407 East Laurel Ave.
Foley, AL 
251-458-1690

Under the direction of artist director and conductor Laura Aaron Mixon, the tradition of excellence that is the Coastal Chorale continues July 27 with the Coastal Chorale Summer Show scheduled at The Foley Civic Center. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased through the w...

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August 01
Featured Event

Aug 1, 2014  8:00 PM

C Spire Concert Series presents Phish

Outdoor & Festivals Music & Nightlife
C Spire Concert Series presents  Phish
The Amphitheater at The Wharf
The Amphitheater at The Wharf
23325 Amphitheater Drive
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-224-1020

To their fans, Phish are not just a band, they're a way of life. Although the group's studio albums sell well enough, Phish are primarily a live phenomenon: the living, breathing, noodling embodiment of the term "jam band." Like Deadheads before them, Phish fans have followe...

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August 09
Featured Event

Aug 9, 2014

Sandstock

Annual Holiday Events Music & Nightlife
Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar
17401 Perdido Key Drive
Pensacola, FL 32507
850-492-0611

It's not Woodstock, it's Sandstock the Flora-Bama way. Come and hear great music, have good times and eat great food. Music is devoted to Sandstock style music in the Tent and starts at Noon. Customers encouraged to dress up in hippie style threads & will receive fr...

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August 21
Featured Event
Marshall Tucker Band to kick off 2014 Flora-Bama Shootout
Orange Beach Events Center at The Wharf
4671 Wharf Parkway
Orange Beach, AL 36561

The Gulf Coast Powerboat Association (GCPA) is proud to announce that classic Southern Rockers, The Marshall Tucker Band, will be in concert on Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 7:30 pm. The concert will be held at the Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf.  Tickets are $20...

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August 22
Featured Event
The Amphitheater at The Wharf
4550 Main Street
Orange Beach, AL 36561
800-745-3000

Jake Owen Days of Gold Tour with special guests Parmalee and The Cadillac Three on Friday, August 22nd at 7:00 p.m. TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, JUNE 20TH – 10AM!

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October 03
Featured Event

Oct 3, 2014 - Oct 5, 2014

20th Annual Bayfest Music Festival

Annual Outdoor & Festivals Music & Nightlife
Streets of downtown Mobile

 

An outdoor music festival in Alabama's historic Port City on Mobile Bay. More than 125 national, regional and local musical acts featuring everything from country and classic rock to jazz and gospel. Friday, 6:30 p.m.- midnight; Saturday 2:00 p.m.-midnight; Sunday 2:00 p.m.-...

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October 04
Featured Event

Oct 4, 2014  10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

LA Gumbo Festival

Annual Arts & Culture Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Holiday Events Music & Nightlife
The Wharf
4830 Main Street
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-224-1000

The LA Gumbo Festival starts Saturday October 4 at 10:00 a.m. Join us to witness the fierce competition as Alabamians and Louisianans vie to win the “Best Gumbo” award.  Alabama restaurateur Bob Baumhower and Louisiana Chef John Folse will orchestrate the competition am...

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October 09
Featured Event

Oct 9, 2014  10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

43rd Annual National Shrimp Festival

Annual Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Music & Nightlife
43rd Annual National Shrimp Festival
Coastal Alabama Business Chamber
Main Public Beach, Gulf Shores
101 Gulf Shores Parkway
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-968-7511

Savor fresh from the gulf seafood at the 43rd Annual National Shrimp Festival during this four-day event that attracts over 300,000 people. This year the festival will play host to more than 80 hours of musical entertainment featuring a lineup of national, regional and local...

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October 10
Featured Event

Oct 10, 2014  10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

43rd Annual National Shrimp Festival

Annual Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Music & Nightlife
43rd Annual National Shrimp Festival
Coastal Alabama Business Chamber
Main Public Beach, Gulf Shores
101 Gulf Shores Parkway
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-968-7511

Savor fresh from the gulf seafood at the 43rd Annual National Shrimp Festival during this four-day event that attracts over 300,000 people. This year the festival will play host to more than 80 hours of musical entertainment featuring a lineup of national, regional and local...

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