Upcoming Events



2021 Blue Angels Practice Schedule
Tuesday, Jun 01, 2021 - Wednesday, Nov 03, 2021 Gates open at 9:30 and practices start at 10:30 a.m., unless otherwise noted.
 The Blues are Back! For those who have access to NAS Pensacola, the National Naval Aviation Museum is pleased to open the flight line behind the museum to view Blue Angels practice flight demonstrations. Gates open at 9:30 AM and the Blues are scheduled to take to the skies at 10:30 AM. The 2021 practice dates are subject to change, are as follows: May 11, 12, 18, 19 June 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 30 July 7, 13, 14, 20, 21 August 11, 17, 18, 24, 25 September 8,14, 15, 21 October 20, 26, 27 November 2,3 *The practice dates are subject to change. Access to the flight line behind the museum opens at 9:30 AM and the Blue Angels are scheduled to fly at 10:30 AM. For the safety of our visitors, masking and social-distancing requirements will be in effect on the flight line. **Remember, the museum and these practices are open to DoD ID cardholders and their guests who can access NAS Pensacola.**
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Brandon Styles VARIETY SHOW - Comedy, Magic & 60 Impressions!
Tuesday, Mar 02, 2021 - Tuesday, Dec 28, 2021 From: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
 Tickets starting at $19.00 +tax, VIP tickets available Gulf Coast’s #1 Variety Show! Brandon will awe you during this one-man variety show with nearly 60 different singing and speaking impressions from your favorite celebrities ranging from Frank Sinatra to Justin Bieber while he mixes in the perfect amount of comedy, dance, audience participation, ventriloquism, and award-winning magic in a fast-paced, 60-minute show for all ages!
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The Annual John L. Borom Alabama Coastal Birdfest
October 6 - 7, 2021 
 Always the first full weekend of October, birders know the Alabama Gulf Coast is a prime spot to see birds during the fall migration, and since 2004, BirdFest has attracted visitors from more than 27 states and Canada—many returning multiple times.

Join us for the Alabama Coastal BirdFest, a birding and nature festival, and experience many opportunities to see birds, alligators, wildflowers, dolphins, and other wildlife, and learn about their habitats! Plus, we will offer workshops at 5 Rivers Delta Center. 


The Annual National Shrimp Festival
October 7 - 10, 2021 

Savor fresh from the Gulf seafood at the Annual National Shrimp Festival during this four-day event that attracts over 300,000 people. The festival will play host to more than 100 hours of musical entertainment featuring a lineup of national, regional, and local acts. There will be musical acts to please all palates, including blues, Motown, southern rock, jazz, zydeco, and country. The music plays daily Thursday through Sunday. Food is another highlight of the festival with 50 local and regional vendors lining the boardwalk at the public beach with mouth-watering delights. Art lovers will have almost 200 booths of fine art and arts and crafts vendors from which to choose.
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Park After Dark at OWA
October 23 - 24, 2021
6pm - 9pm  

Head inside The Park at OWA for a variety of kid-friendly events and activities. From a singing pumpkin telling jokes to trick-or-treating with special characters and even a special hay maze, Park After Dark creates the perfect Halloween fun event time and time again for your family. So grab the kiddos and spend a few Halloween-themed evenings in The Park as they trick-or-treat and make lasting memories! Feel free to arrive in character (nothing too scary, please) and enjoy the Park’s rides in your favorite Halloween ensembles. Remember, the Park is a no-scare zone, just silly spooks behind the gates! But if you want to keep it scare-free all season long (even outside The Park gates), you can purchase a No Boo necklace for protection from ghouls and goblins. No Boo necklaces are sold at The Park ticket window and Parkside Gift Shop.


Elberta Sausage Festival
Elberta Town Park

October 30 8:00AM - 5:00PM, 2021
Festival Update: At this time, we intend on having a full in-person festival on October 30th with vendors in attendance. If you would like to submit your application to be a vendor, please complete the online application process at http://festapp.elbertafire.com. As always, this event will be held in the Elberta Town Park as a rain or shine outdoor event. Join us at the German Sausage Festival for Elberta’s famous “One With Two Without” German sausage & sauerkraut, plus continuous entertainment for adults and children, and over 200 arts & crafts booths. Other scrumptious foods will include German style filled cabbage, potato salad, goulash, red beans & rice, hamburgers, hot dogs, BBQ sandwiches, ice cream, popcorn and peanuts. There will be baked goods as well as arts & crafts for sale at the festival. Carnival rides, polka, country, contemporary and German music will also be provided for entertainment.
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Fall Outdoor Cascading Chrysanthemums at Bellingrath Gardens and Home
November 1 - 30, 2021
Bellingrath Gardens
Mum’s the word at Bellingrath in November when the Gardens are decorated with the 58th annual Fall Outdoor Cascading Chrysanthemums display, the nation’s largest outdoor cascade chrysanthemums show. The horticultural staff sets out the display in late October, and the chrysanthemums remain on display through the end of November. Hundreds of colorful, four-foot-long cascades of chrysanthemums are hung on bridges and balconies and set out in topiaries, baskets and containers throughout the gardens. Guests may view thousands of mums in the flower beds in the fall colors of yellow, red, bronze, lavender and white.
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37th Annual Frank Brown International Songwriters' Festival
November 4 - 14, 2021
This annual songwriters and listeners event runs across multiple venues at different times. To be sure you don't miss one of your favorites, please be sure to research venues and times at the event website. Festival attendees enjoy an up-close and personal concert experience and are often able to learn the stories behind the songs as told by the original author. Venues of all kinds welcome the over 200 songwriters that come from around the country and around the world.
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The Annual Oyster Cook-Off Craft Spirits & Beer Weekend At The Hangout
November 5 - 6, 2021
Craft Beer Festival will be held Friday, November 1 from 6 -11 p.m. Enjoy tastings of dozens of craft beers and live music. The all-inclusive ticket includes samples from all of our craft brewers and live entertainment all night long. Admission is included with VIP tickets. Taste beers more than 60 beers from over 30 breweries. Tickets are available for the advance price of $40. Your ticket includes specialty beers from all of our craft brewers, live music and our Brew B'que featuring a great lineup of chefs cooking up some of the best BBQ you've ever tasted!
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Annual Magnolia Run
November 6, 2021
Jesse’s Restaurant

Runners, walkers and those who enjoy the outdoors are sure to have a blast participating in the Magnolia Run, Presented by South Baldwin Regional Medical Center on Saturday, November 6 in Magnolia Springs, Alabama. The Magnolia Run is a 5K Run, 5K Race/Walk and 1 Mile Fun Run that welcomes around 200 participants and takes place in Magnolia Springs down a beautiful scenic route with majestic oak branch canopies overhanging the road, lovely azaleas, flowering plants, and historic homes. A portion of each runner registration will be donated to Turkey Take-Out. This run is stroller and dog friendly.
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Adult Craft: DIY Snow Globes
November 6, 2021 • 9:30AM - 11:00AM
Foley Public Library Upstairs Meeting Room

Join us as we make DIY Snow Globes! Come prepared to plan and create a scene in a snowglobe. The library will provide 2 plastic snow globes for all attendees and will have some miniature figurines, trees, fake snow, etc. Feel free to bring your own objects, too. These will be DRY Snow Globes – no water added.
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Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show
November 5 - 6, 2021 Starting at 10:00AM
General admission is free; paid seating is optional. The 2021 NAS Pensacola Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show will be held on November 5 and 6, 2021 when the Blue Angels close out the season! Presented by Pensacola's Kia Autosport, the Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show is the flourish on an exciting air show season. We'll see you there!
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Annual Magnolia Run
November 11, 2021 6:30AM - 11:00AM
Jesse's Restaurant
Runners, walkers and those who enjoy the outdoors are sure to have a blast participating in the Magnolia Run, Presented by South Baldwin Regional Medical Center on Saturday, November 6 in Magnolia Springs, Alabama. The Magnolia Run is a 5K Run, 5K Race/Walk and 1 Mile Fun Run that welcomes around 200 participants and takes place in Magnolia Springs down a beautiful scenic route with majestic oak branch canopies overhanging the road, lovely azaleas, flowering plants, and historic homes. A portion of each runner registration will be donated to Turkey Take-Out. This run is stroller and dog friendly.
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54th Annual "Trim-a-Tree"
November 12, 2021 - December 23, 2021
Tanger Outlet Center
Since 1967 the Foley Art Center has put on “Trim-a-Tree” which always begins the second Friday in November until December 23rd. Over 125 local fine Artists & Craftsmen work is for sale on consignment. You can find something for everyone on your shopping list. Artwork, pottery, woodcarvings, florals, jewelry, blown glass, textiles, soy candles, wooden toys, recycled fused glass, Needle felted wool ornaments, polymer clay sculptures, etc. From beach themes to country shabby chic it is truly the Mother-ship of the very best of Pinterest ideas.
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Chocolate & Cheese Festival
November 13, 2021 10:00AM - 7:00PM
Heritage Park
The Chocolate & Cheese Festival is coming to Heritage Park! Live Music Food Vendors with Chocolate & Cheese Themed menu items Awesome Kid Zone Contests with cash prizes A large variety of vendors Beer - Wine • CHOCOLATE MARTINIS
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