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April - Nov, 2018
Practices typically begin at 11:30 a.m. central time; 9am-10am on May 18, July 6 and September 
2018 Blue Angels Practice Schedule
National Museum of Naval Aviation, 1750 Radford Blvd. Pensacola, FL 32508
Although the team travels the country during the year, they return home to NAS Pensacola in Florida most weeks. In order to stay proficient in their demanding routine, they traditionally fly practice performances over the base on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during airshow season (March through November). Look below for their planned practice dates, but keep in mind that these can and do change as the year progresses due to things like weather or other circumstances.
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May 25 - Aug 12, 2018
Summer Shows at OWA
OWA, 1501 S. OWA Blvd. Foley, AL 36535
OWA is celebrating summer in style! Join us for fun and interactive LIVE performances throughout OWA all summer long. Show times vary, so please click on specific performances to view their schedules!
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June 1, 2018 - June 1: Fishing begins 12AM; June 2: Fishing closes at 7PM: June 3: 3PM Awards Ceremony
5th Annual Flora-Bama Fishing Rodeo
Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar, 17401 Perdido Key Dr. Perdido Key, FL 32507
The 'Funnest' Fishing Tournament on the Gulf Coast, the Flora-Bama Fishing Rodeo is the "Every Mans" fishing rodeo! Just like the lounge, you don't have to be a VIP to fish with us. Categories will range from catfish to bill fish and everything in-between. Heck we'll probably see who can catch the biggest crab before it's all said and done. With that said we will be giving away top of the line prizes I can promise you that!
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June 2 - Aug 11, 2018 - 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Sounds of Summer Outdoor Summer Concert Series
Pelican Place at Craft Farms - 3800 Gulf Shores Pkwy. Gulf Shores, AL 36542
The Pelican Place is proud to present our annual Sounds of Summer Event! This event will be Saturday nights in the summer from June 2 to August 11 at 6 - 8:30 p.m. The event will feature free concerts from some really amazing bands, food, and vendors. Fun for the entire family so bring your chair and have a most entertaining evening with the Pelican Place!


June 8, 2018 - 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
16th Annual GCAC
Craft Farms Golf Resort - Cotton Creek, 3840 Cotton Creek Cir. Gulf Shores, AL 36542
The Gulf Coast Athletic Club will host the 16th Annual GCAC Golf Tournament on Friday, June

8 at Craft Farms Golf Resort. Registration is at 8 a.m., with a 9 a.m. shotgun start for a 4-person scramble event. Play will be followed by a buffet lunch, performance awards and door prizes. The
entrance fee is $100 for GCAC members and $120 for non-members. 
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June 9, 2018 - 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Mutts Gone Nuts
Gulf Shores Cultural Arts Center, 19470 Oak RD West Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Admissions tickets are $20.

On June 9, Mutts Gone Nuts brings their show to Gulf Shores. Adults and children alike can expect the unexpected, as canines and comedy collide in a smash hit performance that leaves audiences “howling” for more. From shelters to showbiz, these amazing mutts unleash havoc and hilarity in an action-packed, comedy featuring some of the world’s most talented four legged performers. Deemed ‘A Must See’ by the Washington Post, the dogs are sure to steal your heart! The show begins at 11 a.m. at the Cultural Center Auditorium and general admissions tickets are $20. Seating is first come, first serve. 
Show tickets go on sale Wednesday, May 23 at 10 a.m.

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June 9, 2018
Free Fishing Day a part of National Fishing and Boating Week
Admissions is free

On Saturday, June 9, Alabamians and visitors alike will have the opportunity to fish for free in most public waters including both freshwater and saltwater. Free Fishing Day is part of National Fishing and Boating Week, which runs June 2-10. Approved by the Alabama Legislature, Free Fishing Day allows residents and non-residents to enjoy the outstanding fishing opportunities Alabama has to offer without having to purchase a fishing license.
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June 13, 2018 - 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Columbus Ships Pinta and Nia to land at Lulu's at Homeport Marina
Lucy Buffett's LuLu's, 200 E. 25th Ave. Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Admission charges are $8.50 for adults, $7.50 for seniors, and $6.50 for students 5 - 16. Children 4 and under are Free.
On Wednesday, June 13, the ‘Pinta’ and the ‘Nina’, replicas of Columbus’ Ships, will open in Gulf Shores.  The ships will be docked at LuLu’s Restaurant, 200 East 25th Avenue until their departure early Monday morning, June 18. 
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June 15, 2018 - 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Live Music: Hundred Dollar Car
Big Beach Brewing Company, 300 E. 24th Ave. Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Admission Free.
All roads led to Orange Beach, Alabama for the members of Hundred Dollar Car. Originally from as far away as Georgia, Muscle Shoals, Huntsville, and Mobile, band members all agree that home is Orange Beach. The combined experience of the band includes sharing the stage with artists such as Colonel Bruce and Edward David Anderson. They have progressed from being a local bar band, to playing Americana rock regularly in venues across the Southeast.
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June 17, 2018 - 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Three Bean Soup
Lucy Buffett's LuLu's, 200 E. 25th Ave. Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Admission Free.
Formed in 2006, Three Bean Soup is an acoustic cover band traveling all over the Gulf Coast entertaining in all different places. Often they add steel drum into their shows. As an acoustic cover band, they cover a wide variety of songs. Their influences include music from the 60s, 70s, 80s and current mainstream music. They like to keep it fun and entertaining, and they love getting the crowd involved. Their goal is to put smiles on people’s faces, and get them to have as much fun as they do.
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June 18 - July 28, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Varies By Schedule
2018 USSSA Global Sports Baseball World Series 1-6
Orange Beach Sportsplex
Check out the best youth baseball teams from across the country right here on Alabama's Gulf Coast. The USSSA Global Baseball World Series 1 - 6 is one of the most exciting sporting events in the area.
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June 21, 2018 - 1:00 PM
The Best 45 Holes of Golf Charity Golf Tournament
Craft Farms Golf Resort - Cypress Bend, 3840 Cotton Creek Cir. Gulf Shores, AL 36542
$90 Per Player.
Known as The Best 45 Holes of Golf, ONE CLUB Gulf Shores and Craft Farms are teaming up for an 18-hole Charity Golf Tournament. All proceeds benefit two local Gulf Shores non-profits for the environment: Alabama's endangered sea turtles and the Backcountry Trail Preservation.
(251) 968-3234


July 1 - 6:00 PM
USSSA Opening Ceremony and Parade
The Wharf in Orange Beach
Join us for the USSSA Opening Ceremony in the Amphitheater and parade on Main Street! Gates open at 6pm and parade begins at 7:15pm. 


July 3 - 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
WWI Photo Gallery Living History Event
Fort Morgan, 110 Hwy 180 Gulf Shores, AL 36542
General Admission from 8am to 5pm

Photo galleries to include domestic life, recreation, military training, medical and cavalry at Fort Morgan during WWI will be stationed inside the fort.  There will be living history participants, dressed in period clothing, stationed throughout to answer questions and provide additional information.
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July 3 - 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Independence Day Street Party and Fireworks
The Wharf in Orange Beach, 4830 Main St. Orange Beach, AL 36561
As you make plans to attend this event during these confirmed 2018 dates, we will update this section with more details as soon as we learn of them. Meanwhile, last year's details are included below for you. Activities begin at 5 p.m. Fireworks take place over Main Street at 8:45pm, SPECTRA Sound & Light Spectacular will follow the fireworks. Kids activities to include: bouncy houses, rock climbing wall, face painting ($5-$10), monkey and llamas to feed and pet, surfboard simulator, games, prizes and more! 
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July 4 - 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
2018 The Shark Run
Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar, 17401 Perdido Key Dr. Perdido Key, FL 32507
Participants run a four-mile course on road surface along the Gulf throughout the race. Course is flat, flat, flat.
Original ADVENTURE Run participants run two miles road on road surface followed by 2.5 miles beach sand. Each participant wears a Flag football belt throughout the race.
On the beach portion of the race, "sharks" will try to steal the flags. Each participant is given the opportunity to recover the stolen flags. Participants must have flags intact when crossing the finish line to order to eligible for awards.
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July 4 - 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The City of Gulf Shores Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration
Gulf State Park Fishing Pier • 20800 E. Beach Blvd. Gulf Shores AL 36542
The City of Gulf Shores will celebrate the Fourth of July with a stunning fireworks display, beginning at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4. Fireworks will be shot from the Gulf State Park Fishing and Education Pier.
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July 9, 16, 23, 30 - 8:45 PM
Sparks After Dark Fireworks Show
The Wharf
The Sparks After Dark fireworks show will flash to life again this summer! You’ll have a weekly chance to catch the high-flying flickers in action thanks to our gracious sponsors. Bring the gang along and set up on Main Street for the best vantage point of the vibrant skies. Keep your eyes peeled for Starla the Starfish as she struts the pavement during the display. Experience the snap, crackle and pop of color all summer long!
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July 10 - 14, 2018
2018 Blue Marlin Grand Championship of the Gulf
4673 Wharf Parkway Orange Beach, AL 36561
Free to spectators
So, what makes the Blue Marlin Grand Championshipof the Gulf such a special event? Here's your answer... The over-the-top weigh-in experience appropriately billed as "the greatest show in sportfishing."
Unlike any other tournament, you and your team are the stars of the show, and will experience the kind of V.I.P. "rock star" treatment you will find nowhere else. The BMGC has been recognized as one of the Top 20 events in the Southeast
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July 13 - 15, 2018
4th Annual End of The Road Festival
South Baldwin Community Theatre, 2022 W. 2nd St. Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Tickets are $10 for Friday and Sunday, including the receptions. Saturday night?s outdoor show is free, but donations will be accepted.
The 4th Annual End of the Road New Play Festival and Beach Party will be held July 13-15 an include a Friday evening opening night reception at 6:30 p.m., with the performance beginning at 7 p.m. On Saturday, plays will be performed on SBCT’s outdoor stage with patrons invited to bring their own food, beverages, folding chairs and blankets for an evening of theatre under the stars beginning at 7 p.m. The closing reception, talkback with the playwrights and presentation of awards will follow Sunday’s 2:30 p.m. performance.
Tickets are $10 for Friday and Sunday, including the receptions. Saturday night’s outdoor show is free, but donations will be accepted.
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July 20, - August 12, 2018
The Playhouse-in-the-Park presents Cinderella-The Musical
Playhouse in the Park
4851 Museum Dr. Mobile, AL
Tickets are $16 for adults and $14 for children, students and seniors. Reservations are recommended.
This summer, The Playhouse-in-the-Park presents our original musical Cinderella - The Musical.  Enchanting special effects bring this beloved fairy tale to life in a colorful, rags-to-riches romp perfect for the whole family!
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July 23, 2018
Gulf State Park Shark Week
Gulf State Park Fishing and Education Pier, 20800 E. Beach Blvd. Gulf Shores, AL 36542
$3 daily fee.
Gulf State Park Shark Week will be held on July 23-27 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Gulf State Park Pier. Shark educational displays and experiences, crafts, games, activities, pier sightseeing and scavenger hunts. Admission is $3 daily fee wristbands will include activities, games and sightseeing.
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July 29, 2018 8:00 PM
Dave Matthews Band
The Wharf Amphitheater, Orange Beach
Tickets Here


August 02, 2018
Miranda Lambert & Little Big Town in Concert
The Wharf Amphitheater, Orange Beach
MIRANDA LAMBERT & LITTLE BIG TOWN are coming to The Wharf Amphitheater on Thursday, August 2nd as part of the 2018 CSpire Concert Series! Tickets on sale Friday, February 16th at 10am - online at Ticketmaster.com, by phone (800.745.3000) or at the Wharf Box Office..
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August 02, - August 04, 2018
Jennifer Clair Moore 21st Annual Professional Rodeo
Foley Horse Arena
113 E Rosetta Ave Foley AL 36535
Gates Open at 5:30pm – Rodeo Action at 8:00pm
ADMISSION: $35 Reserved Seating (includes seat cushion) $15 Adults $8 Children 3 – 12 2 and under FREE

The Foundation’s primary fundraiser is the Annual Professional Rodeo, an award-winning Professional Cowboy Association event. This event attracts thousands of fans who cheer on professional cowboys and cowgirls from across the South. All proceeds from the 2018 Rodeo benefit local Peer Helper Programs in schools across Baldwin County.
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 August 04, 2018
Fort Morgan Living History - Battle of the Bay
Fort Morgan
51 State Highway 180 West Gulf Shores AL 36542
Commemoration of the Battle of Mobile Bay Event : A one day living history event commemorating the events that happened at Mobile Bay August 5-23, 1864.  The fort will come to life with drills and demonstrations of artillery by historical interpreters.
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 August 08, 2018 7:30PM - 9:00PM
A Night with the Red Planet "Mars"
Foley Public Library Upstairs Meeting Room
319 E. Laurel Ave., Foley Foley AL 36535
Commemoration of the Battle of Mobile Bay Event : A one day living history event commemorating the events that happened at Mobile Bay August 5-23, 1864.  The fort will come to life with drills and demonstrations of artillery by historical interpreters.
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 August 09, 2018 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Marty Haggard Tribute to my Dad Tour
Foley Civic Center
407 E Laurel Ave Foley AL 36535
Join Marty Haggard, the oldest son of the legendary Merle Haggard, as he shares some of the greatest country music every written and recorded. Marty will share stories of the past, growing up by his dad’s side while he was writing and recording these timeless, classic songs. Marty will be accompanied by world-class musicians and the show will include some of Marty’s original songs as well. Marty has had his own accomplished career, performing country music for forty years, but about ten years ago, his love for his dad and his music inspired Marty to pay tribute to his dad through stories and songs. If you love real country music, you’ll enjoy this show! Marty will be available after the show to meet, greet and sign autographs. This is a family friendly event.

Tickets are $25 if purchased in advance and will be $30 on day of show at the door.
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 August 08, 2018 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Disney's The Lion King Jr.
South Baldwin Community Theater
2022 West 2nd Street Gulf Shores AL 36542
ADMISSION: Adults $15.00 Students $9.95

Disney’s The Lion King has captivated the imagination of audiences around the world and nowthis one-of-a-kind musical of theAfrican savannah comes to life on stage with Simba, Rafiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle . . . and back again, in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale.
Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI)
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