There’s always something special happening in town. With flavorful food, inspiring art, rich local history, and more, our guests are never bored! Peruse our curated list of events in Gulf Shores, Alabama and the surrounding areas. Also be sure to check out our blog to find out more about the great activities in Gulf Shores!

Check out the top events and festivals throughout the year in Fairhope, Orange Beach and Foley, Alabama. Baldwin County hosts incredible events throughout the year that you do not want to miss.

November, 2019
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Sat,Sun November 2,3, 2019 Oyster Cookoff & Craft Beer Festival / Gulf Shores, AL

Experience the talents and tastes of the best chefs from the Southeast. Stop by the North American Oyster Showcase and sample the bi-valves flown in from all over the US; Rockefeller, Gulf Coast Cajun and Raw. Shucking Contest. Dozens of craft beers, craft cocktails and signature Bloody Marys featured throughout the day to help wash them down.

Thu-Sun November 7-17, 2019 Frank Brown International Songwriters’ Festival / AL Gulf Coast

Free Admission at many various locations. The festival is dedicated to the late Frank Brown who was the night watchman at the Flora~Bama Roadhouse Bar for 28 years. He wore a pair of matched revolvers, slung low but didn’t have to use them. Usually, it was enough to say, “Now, you boys don’t have to be like that, what would yo’ mamma say?”

Sat - Sat November 23-30, 2019 Bellingrath Gardens & Home Magic Christmas in Lights / Theodore, AL

Begins November 23 and continues nightly, rain or shine, through December 31, (closed Christmas Day). 5-9 PM. Stroll through a dazzling light display that features more than 1,100 set pieces, 3 million lights and 15 scenes throughout the 65-acre Garden estate. Nightly choral performances on the South Terrace of the Home on Sundays through Thursday. Call 251.459.8986 for information and rates. Ticket Info.

December, 2019
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Sun-Tue December 1-24,26-31, 2019 Bellingrath Gardens & Home Magic Christmas in Lights / Theodore, AL

Begins November 23 and continues nightly, rain or shine, through December 31, (closed Christmas Day). 5-9 PM. Stroll through a dazzling light display that features more than 1,100 set pieces, 3 million lights and 15 scenes throughout the 65-acre Garden estate. Nightly choral performances on the South Terrace of the Home on Sundays through Thursday. Call 251.459.8986 for information and rates. Ticket Info.

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March, 2020
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Fri-Sun March 27 - 29, 2020 The Wharf Boat & Yacht Show / Orange Beach

Admission-$10 Friday, $12 Saturday & $10 Sunday. Children 12 yrs & under-free. Over $150 million in boats and marine products on display. More than 135 wet slip boats and yachts on display and 600+ trailered boats.

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