Conventions & Meetings
Snowbird Events

Snowbird Events

Each year, Alabama's Gulf Coast plays host to our winter visitors, affectionately known as "snowbirds." Our snowbirds are hardly retiring - they stay busy with a variety of activities like state club meetings, fishing tournaments, fundraisers, day trips, golfing and volunteering. 

Of course, lazy days still have their appeal. It's up to you.

The winter months offer all types of entertainment from symphonies to theatre, Jazz to Dixieland, you name it. Festivals, parades and art exhibits are aplenty. The Calendar of Events will help you decide how to spend your time while visiting Gulf Shores and Orange Beach.

DISPLAY EVENTS FROM 07/02/2014 to 08/01/2014

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July 10
Featured Event

Jul 10, 2014  10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Guided Beach Walk

Holiday Events Nature Snowbird Events
Gulf State Park
??? East Beach Boulevard
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-7275

Meet our park guide at the Beach Pavilion near the fireplace and learn all about our coastal ecosystem.  Then, Meander along the shore, with our guide, looking for shells and learn about some of the local sea life.$5 parking per vehicle

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July 17
Featured Event

Jul 17, 2014  10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Guided Beach Walk

Holiday Events Nature Snowbird Events
Gulf State Park
??? East Beach Boulevard
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-7275

Meet our park guide at the Beach Pavilion near the fireplace and learn all about our coastal ecosystem.  Then, Meander along the shore, with our guide, looking for shells and learn about some of the local sea life.$5 parking per vehicle

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July 30
Featured Event

Jul 30, 2014  10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Guided Beach Walk

Holiday Events Nature Snowbird Events
Gulf State Park
??? East Beach Boulevard
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-7275

Meet our park guide at the Beach Pavilion near the fireplace and learn all about our coastal ecosystem.  Then, Meander along the shore, with our guide, looking for shells and learn about some of the local sea life.$5 parking per vehicle

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August 07
Featured Event

Aug 7, 2014  10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Beach Creature Feature

Holiday Events Nature Snowbird Events
Gulf State Park
??? Campground Road
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-948-7275

Beach Creature FeatureLocation: Gulf State Park Nature Center/ClassroomTime: 10:00 AMMeet at the Nature Center to learn about some of the local sea life found in the Gulf of Mexico.  If you have something you have collected along the beach shore, bring it along and we w...

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October 25
Featured Event

Oct 25, 2014  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Original German Sausage Festival

Culinary Outdoor & Festivals Holiday Events Snowbird Events
Elberta Town Park
Main Street
Elberta, AL 36530

Held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The best German Sausage you have ever tasted! Made from a secret recipe developed by the founding fathers of Elberta, AL. This is the only place you can get the real thing! Arts and crafts, live music, carnival rides, baked goods and more. Don't fo...

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November 28
Featured Event

Nov 28, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014

Bellingrath's Magic Christmas in Lights

Annual Holiday Events Snowbird Events
Bellingrath Gardens and Home
12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd
Theodore, AL 36582
251 973-2217

Dates:  November 29 – December 31, 2013 (Closed December 25th)Enjoy one of the most popular holiday events in the Southeast.  Stroll through the gardens with more than three million twinkling lights in over 835 custom designed set pieces in 12 scenes. Tour the Bell...

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January 01
Featured Event
Bellingrath Gardens and Home
12401 Bellingrath Gardens Road
Theodore, AL 36582
251-973-2217

Dates: January 1 - February 28, 2015See Bellingrath's famed Camellias and an interesting winter garden filled with the blooms of ornamental kale, mustard and cabbages, pansies and violas, primrose, cyclamen, tulips, daffodils and hyacinths.

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