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.

June, 2021
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Fri June 5, 2021 1st Friday Art Walk Fairhope AL

On the first Friday of every month the Art Center welcomes 400 plus visitors, free of charge, for the exhibit openings. Visitors are treated to refreshments made possible by generous local business sponsors.

Art Walk is held from 6 to 8 p.m. and begins at the Eastern Shore Art Center. For more information call 251-928-2228.

1st Friday Art Walk Fairhope AL

July, 2021
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August, 2021
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Fri August 6, 2021 1st Friday Art Walk Fairhope AL

On the first Friday of every month the Art Center welcomes 400 plus visitors, free of charge, for the exhibit openings. Visitors are treated to refreshments made possible by generous local business sponsors.

Art Walk is held from 6 to 8 p.m. and begins at the Eastern Shore Art Center. For more information call 251-928-2228.

1st Friday Art Walk Fairhope AL

September, 2021
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October, 2021
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Thu-Sun October 7-10, 2021 National Shrimp Festival / Gulf Shores, AL

Free Admission. Enjoy the Fest on Thursday like locals would. Gulf Coast food, music & arts. Shrimp just about any way you want it, plus a great variety of seafood and non-seafood favorites. Country, Classic Rock, Jazz and more. Two entertainment stages going strong for four solid days! More Info

Seafood at the National Shrimp Festival

November, 2021
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Sat,Sun November 6,7, 2021 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. More Info

Oyster Cookoff & Craft Beer Festival

December, 2021
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January, 2022
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Fri January 7, 2022 1st Friday Art Walk Fairhope AL

New Years Day 2021 may not happen so change date to 2022

 

On the first Friday of every month the Art Center welcomes 400 plus visitors, free of charge, for the exhibit openings. Visitors are treated to refreshments made possible by generous local business sponsors.

Art Walk is held from 6 to 8 p.m. and begins at the Eastern Shore Art Center. For more information call 251-928-2228.

Gulf Shores of Alabama Board Walk

February, 2022
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Fri February 4, 2022 1st Friday Art Walk Fairhope AL

On the first Friday of every month the Art Center welcomes 400 plus visitors, free of charge, for the exhibit openings. Visitors are treated to refreshments made possible by generous local business sponsors.

Art Walk is held from 6 to 8 p.m. and begins at the Eastern Shore Art Center. For more information call 251-928-2228.

Gulf Shores of Alabama Board Walk

Thurs-Tues February 24-1, 2022 Mardi Gras Gulf Coast Parades

Mobile is the original birthplace of Mardi Gras. Revelry has spread throughout the Alabama Gulf Coast offering good times and great food. Many beach towns pride themselves with presentations of the royal court, dancing and costumes. Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, Fairhope, Foley, Daphne…some hosting several parades and Mobile a multitude of them.

Gulf Shores event parade

Fri-Sun February 25-26, 2022 The Wharf Boat & Yacht Show / Orange Beach

Cancelled due to Covid-19  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. More Info

Boat parade in the Gulf Shores of Alabama

March, 2022
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April, 2022
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May, 2022
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