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The City of Gulf Shores will celebrate the Fourth of July with a stunning fireworks display, beginning at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4. Fireworks will be shot from the Gulf State Park Fishing and Education Pier. more

The entertainment district will be flooded with patriotism as The Wharf celebrates with an Independence Day Street Party Tuesday, July 3, 2018. The event is open to the public and free of charge. more

The City of Gulf Shores is proud to announce its new status as a Bronze level Bicycle Friendly Community, designated by the League of American Bicyclists. more

Wharf Uncorked

Wharf Uncorked

Event organizers announced official dates for The Wharf Uncorked Food & Wine Festival presented by Rouses Markets, set to take place Thursday, Sept. 13 through Saturday, Sept. 15. more

Mutts Gone Nuts

City of Gulf Shores

On Saturday, June 9 Mutts Gone Nuts brings their show to Gulf Shores. Adults and children alike can expect the unexpected, as canines and comedy collide in a smash hit performance that leaves audiences “howling” for more. more

Smores on the Shore

City of Gulf Shores

Campfires, music and s’mores will be the scene as the City of Gulf Shores hosts its annual S’mores on the Shore event on Thursday, May 24. more

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The City of Gulf Shores would like to make all residents and visitors aware of the following road closures, beach closures and traffic flow modifications related to the Hangout Music Festival. more

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Why is everyone flocking to OWA? It’s your one stop spot for fun, shopping, dining, thrill rides, and even lodging! more

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Alabama Oyster Shell Recycling Program

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We can't get enough of oysters, but now, thanks to the folks at The Alabama Coastal Foundation, the humble oyster shell is helping to improve our local ecosystem! more

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The City of Gulf Shores has announced the lineup for their Music at Meyer Park concert series, and we couldn't be more excited for this fun event to make its return! more

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We're all about having a good time on the Alabama Gulf Coast, but there's nothing more important that safety! Follow these tips and always take extra precautions when you're on the beach or in the water! more

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Eternally grateful for all that our active military and veterans have done for our country, these 5 places are offering free admission or meals to say thank you! more

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This month our coastal calendar is bursting like an overstuffed Thanksgiving turkey. We have a full lineup of sports and plenty of delicious events. more

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Gulf Shores and Orange Beach are lucky enough (and – if we’re being honest – beautiful enough) to play host to many collegiate national championships and conference championships throughout the year. more

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Updates from the City of Gulf Shores about road closures related to the 46th Annual National Shrimp Festival. more

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Kaiser Realty by Wyndham Vacation Rentals Coastal Half marathon

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The Run the Beach Half Marathon Series, which takes place in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach throughout the year, is the perfect way to vacation and stay in shape. more

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At the 2017 event, The Wharf Uncorked Food & Wine Festival raised more than $20,000 for Make-A-Wish® Alabama! more

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Festival of Flavor in Foley, AL every October

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Locals have long known that October is the perfect time to enjoy the beaches in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach and these events are proof! more

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Wharf Uncorked entrance 2015

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September is one of the best times to head to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. The weather forecast still says summer, but the crowds are gone and you can enjoy a more laid back pace. more

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The grooviest, greatest sports and entertainment restaurant of all time will be launching at OWA on September 30, providing visitors and locals a great venue for food, drink, sports and games. more

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