Upcoming Events


As we slowly begin to reopen events will be listed here. So be sure to check back often.. 

Be sure to stay safe and follow the rules listed for each event.

The world-famous Blue Angels are based at NAS Pensacola, and can be seen practicing over the Museum at NAS Pensacola select days throughout the year. Practice times vary so check the schedule below prior to planning your visit. Practices last about 55 minutes, and admission to is FREE and open to the public.*
May | 26 • 27*
June | 2 • 3* • 4 • 5 • 9 • 16 • 17* • 23 • 24* • 30
July | 14
August | 5* • 6 • 7 • 11 • 19* • 20 • 21 • 25
September | 1 • 5 • 22

4th of July Weekend Celebration
July 4, 2020 -  12:00PM - 8:45PM
Join us for Independence Day celebrations at OWA with family-friendly activities and live entertainment throughout the property. Celebrate with a fun day in the streets of Downtown OWA and grab a delicious lunch. Afterward, enjoy inflatables and activities in The Park and come see our live performances throughout the day. There will be music, kids activities, inflatable fun and more. Plus, don’t miss Foley’s biggest fireworks show.

2020 Blue Marlin Grand Championship of the Gulf
July 15 - 19 2020
The Wharf Marina
Free to spectators. 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 won’t find anywhere else. The BMGC has been recognized as one of the Top 20 events in the Southeast and has currently raised $130, 000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

The 87th Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo
July 16, 2020 -  Sunday, July 19
Rodeo site on Dauphin Island
Ticket prices vary check website for details.
The 87th annual Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo will be held July 16-19 and is a three day Captain's Choice tournament and a Southern Kingfish Association (SKA) sanctioned event. The total awards package is valued up to one million dollars in cash and prizes and anchored by a boat, motor, and trailer packages.

Summer Sunset Cruise
Saturday July 17th, 2020 7:30PM - 8:30PM
Departs from Bartram Landing
$12.50 adults, $7 kids 6-12 years old
Mobile Bay is famous for its beautiful sunsets. Come along on a brief relaxing voyage as we experience nature's splendor! You'll have plenty of time to grab a seafood dinner on the Causeway before or after the cruise! Departs from Bartram Landing.
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2020 6th Annual Flora-Bama's Gulf Coast Paddle Championship
Saturday July 18th, 2020 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar
The 6th 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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Christmas in July Workshop
Wednesday July 29th, 2020 10:30AM - 1:30PM
Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Members, $60; non-members, $74
Create your own Magic Christmas in Lights decoration with hands-on assistance from our Holiday Light Crew. Guests may select a metal frame created by our team and then learn how to attach lights to decorate the piece. Basic and advanced classes offered. All materials will be supplied and are included in the cost of the program. This workshop requires additional fees to cover the costs of supplies.

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Blood Drive & Covid-19 Antibodies Testing at LuLu's
Friday July 31th, 2020 11:00AM - 4:00PM
Lucy Buffet's LuLu's
LifeSouth Bloodmobile will be at LuLu's on Friday, July 31st from 11am-4pm. All donors will be tested for the COVID-19 Antibodies,  receive a free recognition item and cholesterol screening. #LuLusGulfShores.
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Cast your cares away at OWA's Caribbean Day!
Saturday August 1st, 2020 12:00PM - 10:00PM
Sway to the sounds of the steel drums, compete for the coolest Hawaiian t-shirt, and more at this free event. Save the date for Saturday, August 1st. Prepare to be surrounded by the calypso music and a worry-free mentality. Enjoy two free performances from Southwinds Steel Drum Band, plus prepare for a special guest. Who could it be? Hawaiian T-Shirt Santa, that’s who!
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Best 45 Holes in Golf Summer Series
August 16th - 29th 2020 12:00PM Check in / 1PM Shotgun Start
One Golf Club
Admission: $45
Join ONE CLUB & Craft Farms for the Best 45 Holes in Golf Summer Series Tournament. Prizes awarded to top 3 teams!
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Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival
August 28th - 29th 2020 9:00AM - 10:00PM
Foley Soccer Complex
Foley is the spot for high-flying adventure and family fun at the Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival. Enjoy the entertainment, arts and crafts displays and more at the festival site daily. Balloon flights, glows and tethered rides (weather permitting) add to the fun at dawn and dusk.
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3rd Annual Labor Day Car Show: Classic cars come to OWA!
September 05th - 29th 2020 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Join us for our 3rd annual OWA Labor Day Car Show on Saturday, Sept. 5 throughout Downtown OWA. OWA will play host to decades of unique and classic cars throughout the Saturday of Labor Day Weekend. From hot rods to custom builds, OWA’s Labor Day Car Show is bound to have something that catches your eye! Dozens of beautifully crafted cars will line the Southern-style streets of Downtown OWA
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33rd Annual Alabama Coastal Cleanup
September 09th - 29th 2020 8:00AM - 12:00PM
Bon Secour
You or your organization can volunteer to clean Alabama’s coastal waterways and beaches on Saturday, September 19, 2020 from 8am – 12pm. Over 87,000 volunteers have assisted in this event since Alabama joined the International Coastal Cleanup in 1987. We are grateful to the many helping hands and hearts who have pitched in to benefit our priceless natural resources
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