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Ring in the New Year Gulf Coast-Style!

Whether you are looking for family-friendly entertainment or classic all-night bash, you can celebrate in style in Gulf Shores & Orange Beach. We have events going on during the day, on New Year’s eve itself and even on New Year’s day so that you start the new year off properly. Listed below are some of […]

Restaurants Open Christmas Day

Happy holidays to those who are visiting us for Christmas! We are delighted to have you and want you to have an enjoyable visit. You may think your dining options are limited to a quiet meal in your hotel or condo.  We are happy to announce that if you would prefer to celebrate the season […]

2012 Pepsi Concert Series

The first concert for the 2012 Pepsi Concert series was announced last week. Eric Church – Blood, Sweat & Beers Tour will kick off the season on March 10, 2012. Eric’s chart-topping album, Chief, has earned him his first ever Grammy nomination for Best Country Album at the 54th annual Grammy Awards.  Church’s 2006 debut album, Sinners […]

Find What You’re Looking for at the Frank Brown International Songwriters Festival

Hundreds of singer/songwriters will soon head down to the Gulf Shores & Orange Beach area to showcase their talent around town at the Frank Brown International Songwriters Festival. The festival runs November 10 – November 20 with most local venues participating. America has a rich history of storytelling through song and this festival presents an […]

Frank Brown International Songwriters Festival To Return in November

The Gulf Shores & Orange Beach area hosts great live music all the time at local restaurants and venues, but if you happen to be visiting in November, check out the 27th Annual Frank Brown International Songwriters Festival, November 10-20, 2011. Many well-established local musicians as well as hundreds of visiting songwriters will be on […]

Make the Most of the Weather

This is a great weekend to be in Alabama’s coastal area. The weather is glorious,  the beaches are still warm enough to swim and we have numerous outdoor events. Put on your shades and join us outside for some great weekend festivals. Thunder on the Gulf – October 6-9 Open to the public daily from […]

Cook Up Something Fun to Do in Gulf Shores

Planning a visit to the Gulf Shores & Orange Beach area soon? Consider stepping outside your comfort zone to learn something new during your stay. Faulkner State’s Gulf Coast Culinary Institute offers a series of individual cooking classes to whet your appetite and sharpen your skills. You don’t need previous experience, just an open mind […]

40th Annual National Shrimp Festival – October 13 -16

Mark your calendars for the 40th Annual National Shrimp Festival, October 13 – 16. Sponsored this year by Zatarain’s, the festival attracts over 300,000 people who come to view fine arts and arts & crafts from over 200 artists during its four-day run. The festival is located on the white sand beaches of Gulf Shores surrounding […]

Thunder on the Gulf October 6-9

Bored with NASCAR? We have an even bigger thrill for you! Thunder on the Gulf roars into town again October 6-9 and it will be bigger and better than ever! The pristine beaches of Orange Beach, Alabama will once again host the Offshore Powerboat Association (OPA) World Championships. The “Thunder” of Thunder on the Gulf […]

Make the World a Better Place on September 17 – Participate in the Alabama Coastal Cleanup

The Alabama Coastal Cleanup is part of an international effort to remove marine debris from coastal waters. Alabama joined this effort in 1987. Since then more than 61,513 volunteers in Alabama have removed a total of 1,169,844 pounds of debris and cleaned 3,917 miles of coast. The International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) is the largest single-day […]