We are excited you’re planning to attend a sporting event in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. You will find a wide variety of information on the following pages of our website, all designed to make coming here as easy as the Gulf breeze! Whether you need a great place to lay your head, or somewhere to eat and shop, you’ll find it here.
Our Sports Commission sponsors represent a wide variety of area businesses, and they’ve got discounts and special rates for your athletes, family, friends and fans. With more than 17,000 accommodations to choose from, you’ll find the best rate for your event. You will find numerous choices from nationally branded and independent hotels for a weekend stay, to condos with 1-5 bedrooms for groups of any size. Whether you are making plans for your family or your entire team, check out our Events & Special Rates page to find the best rates.
To find out where your team is playing or where your run takes place, we’ve got maps for that! Looking for a great restaurant who can seat your entire team after the big game, or where you can find allergy or gluten-free foods? We’ve got that information as well! Will you have some spare time for other area activities while you’re in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach? Here, you can find out what’s happening, where to shop, even where to fly across the Gulf State Park overlooking the Gulf of Mexico on a zip line. The Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Sports Commission hopes you and your family create some wonderful memories and come back to see us soon!
Big Beach Half-Marathon on Jan. 29 is first of three-race Run the Beach half-marathon seriesReady to run? The Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Sports Commission’s Run the Beach half-marathon series begins with the Big Beach Marathon and Half-Marathon on Jan. 29, featuring a training class with 1972 U.S. Olympian Jeff Galloway. The Jeff Galloway Running School will take place Saturday, Jan. 28 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Hangout in Gulf Shores for $99 per person. “We are happy to kick off the Run the Beach Series with the Big Beach Marathon and Half-Marathon,” said Mike Clark of…
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Beach Volleyball fans will be heading to the Gulf Shores Public Beach May 6 – 8 for the NCAA National Collegiate Beach Volleyball Championship. Our very own Coast360 beaches will be in the spotlight as eight of the country’s best college teams face off on the sand. More than just a fad for a handful of schools, beach volleyball is a sponsored sport at more than 50 colleges. This championship will be played in a double-elimination format with teams consisting of five pairs. The event will be hosted by the University of Alabama in Birmingham, the City of Gulf Shores…
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