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Gulf Coast Comedy Fest 2021
April 1st • 6:00PM
There is no better way to spend APRIL FOOLS’ DAY than watching live stand-up comedy!! Jason Hedden from Panama City Beach, FL will open each show followed by our feature, Jarrett Moore from Tampa, FL, and Christophe Jean coming from Orlando, FL to headline! Back in September, we saw only 20 minutes of Christophe but we loved him so much that he’s coming back to give us a full hour of laughs! Our emcee for the evening will be impressionist, Brandon Styles!
Annual Mullet Man Triathlon
April 17th • 7:30AM
You will begin with the swim portion for 1/4 miles in the Gulf of Mexico behind the Flora-Bama (wet suits are optional). Then, transition to the bike segment at the Flora-Bama's east parking lot. Our course will be 16.5 miles and will begin at the Flora-Bama headed east into Florida on Perdido Key Drive. Cyclists will follow the road around underneath Theo Baars bridge and will return on River Road. Follow Perdido Key Drive to the West into Alabama.
Interstate Mullet Toss and Gulf Coast's Greatest Beach Party
April 23rd-25th • 12:00PM
Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar
The Interstate Mullet Toss and Gulf Coast's Greatest Beach Party is legendary. What started as just a reason to party has become one of the biggest beach parties on the coast. Those who participate in the Mullet Toss will throw a dead mullet over the state line of Florida and Alabama to see who gets the farthest. Not to mention it's a great excuse to throw a weekend long party, with lots of fun activities, great music and food! Each year, with your help, we raise and contribute over $20,000 to local charities, especially youth organizations. The event begins Friday at noon, and Saturday and Sunday at 10 a.m. Celebrity tossers are at high noon Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
12th Annual Bama Coast Cruisin'
April 22rd-24th • 12:00PM
Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar
Our goal with Bama Coast Cruisin’ was to create an inclusive show that welcomes anyone who loves cars and enjoys cruisin’ the open road. There are no restrictions to the vehicles that can be entered into the show. Our motto is: Bring your dream ride & cruise with us!
Bama Coast Cruisin’ is an absolutely stunning show. Held at The Wharf in Orange Beach, AL and set against the backdrop of the Inter-Coastal Waterway and the Canal Bridge. It’s a laid back, family friendly weekend full of amazing cars, fun events, entertainment and Southern hospitality
Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival
May 07 - 05, 2021 • 9:00AM - 10:00PM
For the first time in 16 years, the festival will now have a new home and be extended to a three-day event. As the event draws a larger crowd year after year the Chamber, City of Foley, and its partners saw a great opportunity to collaborate with OWA and relocate to their state-of-the-art property located at 100 N OWA Blvd.
The festival kicks off at OWA on Thursday, May 6 with a balloon glow from 6-8 pm. The excitement continues on Friday, May 7 from 2-10 pm, Saturday, May 8 from 9 am – 10 pm and from 12 pm – 8 pm on Sunday, May 9. For a small fee, use of the VIP area gives you a place to eat, rest, and enjoy fellowship! A family-friendly event, the festival has activities for everyone! Festival admission is free with select activities available for an additional charge. Guests will enjoy the expansive amenities of OWA including delicious restaurants, unique retail shopping options, a variety of entertainment attractions, and of course, The Park at OWA, it’s themed amusement park with more than 20 rides and attractions. Traditional festival activities will also be added throughout the property during the festival weekend featuring children’s activities, tethered balloon rides, balloon glows, balloons in flight, artesian and food vendors, live music, and more!
49th Annual Art in the Park
May 08 - 09, 2021 • 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Since 1971 each Mother’s Day weekend, join us at “Art in the Park”, a competitive juried fine arts show for artists and craftsmen from across the southeast. This event is held each spring on the lawn of the John B. Foley Park in downtown Foley and has grown to attract thousands of attendees. Over 100 artists showcase their talents while providing unique, hand crafted cultural experiences and shopping opportunities with 5,000 attendees expected.
Memorial Day Fireworks
May 29, 2021 • 8:45PM - 9:00PM
Ampitheater at OWA
We can’t wait for you to join us for a Memorial Day weekend celebration including fireworks on Saturday, May 29 at 8:45pm.
Annual Flora-Bama Fishing Rodeo
June 11 - 13, 2021 • 9:00AM - 5:00PM
The FBFR is a multi-species, recreational and competitive fishing tournament featuring 40 categories with 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place prize packages for each category! A portion of the FBFR ticket sales will be donated to Operation ReConnect - A non profit organization geared to providing combat veterans with well-deserved family vacations.
Red, White and Blues Week featuring the Pensacola Beach Air Show
July 7 - 10, 2021 • 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
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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