Upcoming Events

Sparks After Dark
May 30 - August 1 2022
 Every Monday at 8:45 PM
The weekly fireworks show will flash to life again this summer! Come early and enjoy a live, kid-friendly cooking class in Palms Plaza with Rouses Markets’ Chef Nino, then stick around to dance to the rhythm of the beat with DJ Silky, ride a camel and see the snap, crackle and pop of color happening all season long.
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Annual Flora-Bama Fishing Rodeo
June 10, 2022 - June 12, 2022
The 'Funnest' Fishing Tournament on the Gulf Coast - the Flora-Bama's Annual Fishing Rodeo is the "Every Mans" fishing rodeo! Just like the Flora-Bama Lounge, you don't have to be a VIP to fish with us!

Categories will range from Catfish to Bill Fish, including a Spearfishing category and everything in-between. Heck, we'll probably see who can catch the biggest crab before it's all said and done. Bring all the family and friends for a fun-packed weekend. With that said, we can promise you one thing - we'll be giving away top-of-the-line prizes!
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6th Annual Corn Festival Car Show
June 18, 2022

Join us for a day full of fun for the family!

This is a charity event benefiting the Camp Seale Harris Southeastern Juvenile Diabetes Education Services. Based out of Birmingham, Alabama (among other services), they operate at camping facilities all over the state dedicated to giving diabetic kids a true camping experience while teaching them how to live with their disease and live life to its fullest despite it!

This show promises to be bigger and better with MORE specialty car show awards and a couple of awards for our two-wheeled friends.

For more car show info, call Mike at 251-284-1223.

Flora-Bama 4th of July Party
July 4, 2022 11:00AM
The 4th of July is a great day to celebrate our nation's birthday at Flora-Bama. Come enjoy the amazing Bar-B-Q or watch the Miss Firecracker Bikini Contest, participate in the annual Freedom Run, listen to live music and watch the fireworks from the beach at night. Bring your family or friends for a national day of fun on the beach at the Flora-Bama!
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2022 SHARK Run 5K
July 4, 2022

Don't miss The Shark Run - 5K Run and 5K Competitive Walk - at The Wharf in Orange Beach on Independence Day! There will be categories for both the 5K Run and 5K Competitive Walk. The race will be a certified course and starts at 7 a.m. ALL finishers for ALL events will get a finisher's medal, and both events will have age group awards.
Book your rooms today to get ready for fun in the sun, surf and sand!

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Mobile Bay Fireworks Cruise
July 4, 2022  From: 7:45 PM to 10:15 PM

This cruise takes guests out into the headwaters of Mobile Bay for a stunning view of Mobile's 4th of July fireworks display. We depart from the Blakeley Dock (34745 State Hwy. 225, Spanish Fort) at 7:45 PM- (just in time to catch a summer sunset) for a relaxing evening voyage capped off by one of the largest displays of fireworks in the region. We return to the dock by 10:15 PM.
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The City of Gulf Shores Independence Day Celebration
July 4, 2022

The City of Gulf Shores will celebrate the Fourth of July with a stunning fireworks display shot from the Gulf State Park Fishing and Education Pier.

The timeline of public access to the Gulf State Park Pier on July 4 is as follows:

7 a.m.: The Gulf State Park Pier will close to the public for firework setup.
12 p.m.: The pier will reopen to the general to a point beyond the bathhouse, maintaining a distance from the fireworks setup.
8:30 p.m.: The Fire Marshal will close the pier for the fireworks show.
9 p.m.: Show begins

Admission: Free

Independence Day Street Party
July 4th, 2022 5:00PM to 9:00PM
There will be family-friendly activities in the Entertainment District including a bubble zone, bounce houses, surf simulator, face painting ($10), camel rides ($5), rock wall, battle zone, DJ Silky spinning dancing tunes, special appearances by Lady Liberty, Uncle Sam + more.

We’ll end the night with the palm trees dancing in patriotic colors and a grand fireworks show. See you … here!
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4th of July Fireworks at OWA
July 4th, 2022  9:50PM
Whether you want to spend a day, or spend a long weekend with us, we’ve got you covered this 4th of July weekend!

We’ll be celebrating Independence Day, July 1-3 at OWA with family-friendly activities and live music plus one incredible fireworks show and a movie night!

Write a thank you letter to our troops, grab a 360˚ photo with Uncle Sam and Rosie the Riveter. Spiff out your very own patriotic visor and take part in our scavenger hunt, now with both easy and hard options! We will also have fun lawn games like Jumbo Checkers, Jumbo Connect4, Ladder Ball, Cornhole, hula hoops and a sprinkler! Plus, a variety of live music from Motown, oldies, alternative, top 40, 80s and more!
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Blue Angels Pensacola Beach Air Show
July 6 - 9th, 2022
Locals and visitors from all over look forward to the annual Pensacola Beach Air Show held in the summer. The show highlights our hometown heroes — the Blue Angels — the U. S. Navy’s flight demonstration squadron stationed at Forrest Sherman Field aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola.
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Shark Week
July 11 - 15th, 2022
Throughout the week, patrons can participate in a variety of events related to the iconic shark species in the Gulf of Mexico.
Activities will include arts and crafts, a scavenger hunt, educational programs, a touch tank and more!
All the events this week will offer patrons a chance to dive deep into the incredible world of sharks!
See the full schedule on the event website.
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Blue Marlin Grand Championship of the Gulf
July 13 - 17th, 2022
The Blue Marlin Grand Championship is not only the finale of the acclaimed Gulf Coast Triple Crown Series — but a tournament experience you simply don't want to miss.
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The Orange Beach Open
August 4th - 6th, 2022 
The Orange Beach Open. Fun tournament fishing at its best with family and friends in a low-stress tournament environment while enjoying the best the Gulf has to offer.
Trolling only. No live bait fishing. Only dead-bait and artificial lures are permitted targeting Tuna, Wahoo & Dolphin. And best of all...it's a no-kill tournament. All Billfish are released. The fun begins with a departure on Thursday (boats may leave from any Gulf of Mexico port) and ends Saturday evening with a weigh-in at the incomparable Wharf Marina.

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2022 8th Annual Flora-Bama's Gulf Coast Paddle Championship
August 27th, 2022
The 8th Annual Championship will take place at the at the famous Flora-Bama. Event will take place on Ole River at the Flora-Bama Ole River Grill. From paddle boards to kayaks, everyone can participate. Great prizes, too. Don't miss it.
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Flora-Bama Bulls on the Beach
September 8 - 10th 2022

Bring the family to the Flora-Bama for the annual Bulls on the Beach for adrenaline-pumping bull riding! This high-energy, rock-and-roll rodeo will feature professional bull riders from across the country. The Gates open at 6 p.m., and the rodeo begins at 8 p.m. Ride the mechanical bull if you dare!
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Brett Robinson Alabama Coastal Triathlon
September 10th 2022
Enjoy a beautiful gulf swim and a fast, flat bike and run course at a great venue!
Team Magic is very excited to partner once again with Gulf Shores | Orange Beach Sports & Events, the City of Gulf Shores, the City of Orange Beach and Gulf State Park to bring you this great destination triathlon for the 15th year!
The Brett-Robinson Alabama Coastal Triathlon and it's little sister, the Coastal "Tri-It-On" Triathlon, will be sponsored by Brett-Robinson and hosted by The Hangout for the 13th time in 2022.
Enjoy a perfect race setting with the Gulf of Mexico, main staging area, finish line, packet pick up, and post-race party all in one spot, at The Hangout! It's a 1950s beachside hangout brought back to life in the same location. Choose from an Olympic distance triathlon or a beginner-friendly sprint triathlon - either way, the party is on us.

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