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Gulf Shores Calendar of Events

April - 2014

Darius Rucker - True Believers Tour


When: April 26, 2014 7:00 PM
Where: The Amphitheater At The Wharf 4673 Wharf Parkway Orange Beach, AL 36561
Featuring Eli Young Band & Corey Smith

Phone: 251-224-1020


May - 2014

Hangout Music Fest 2014


When: May 16 - 18, 2014 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Where: 101 E Beach Blvd. Beaches of Gulf Shores, AL
The Hangout is a one-of-a-kind music festival that takes place on the beautiful beaches of Gulf Shores, AL. Come hang out with 35,000 of your closest friends for an incredible party featuring over 70 bands. Soak up the sun and dance in the sand, this is the Hangout!
More Info: www.hangoutmusicfest.com/



Foreigner, Styx and Don Felder - Soundtrack of Summer Tour


When: May 25, 2014 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Where: The Amphitheater at the Wharf 4673 Wharf Parkway Orange Beach, AL 36561


Phone: 251-224-1020


Fort Morgan's Memorial Day Tribute


When: May 26, 2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: Fort Morgan 51 State Highway 180 West Gulf Shores , AL 36542
Historical interpreters, dressed in period uniforms of the United States Army from different eras of the fort's occupation, will conduct special guided tours of the fortification throughout the day. Also, artillery, small arms, and other demonstrations will show the complexities that have faced the military garrisons at Fort Morgan.

Phone: 251-540-7127


June - 2014

Zac Brown Brand


When: June 5, 2014
Where: The Amphitheater at the Wharf 4673 Wharf Parkway Orange Beach, AL 36561


Phone: 251-224-1020


Top of the Hops Beer Festival at The Wharf


When: June 7, 2014 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: The Wharf 4550 Main Street Orange Beach, AL 36561
Top of the Hops – Beer Festival will showcase the growing popularity of craft beers from around the country and the world in a relaxed and friendly environment. Patrons will receive a commemorative sampling mug and have access to unlimited, two-ounce sampling of over 150 craft beers in various Beer Gardens. The festival will also feature the Samuel Adams Brew University Education Area where patrons will enjoy beer seminars such as Cooking with Beer, Food Pairings, How to Brew Beer and other beer education sessions. Come enjoy the mass of craft beers with live music and fun games like corn hole.




Beach Creature Feature


When: June 10, 2014 10:00 AM
Where: Gulf State Park 22050 Campground Road Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Meet at the Nature Center to learn about some of the local sea life found in the Gulf of Mexico. If you have something you have collected along the beach shore, bring it along and we will help you to identify it.

Phone: 251-948-7275


Nature Time


When: June 20, 2014 1:00 PM
Where: Gulf State Park 20115 State Hwy 135 Gulf Shores, AL 36542


Phone: 251-948-7275


Goo Goo Dolls & Daughtery


When: June 21, 2014
Where: The Amphitheater at the Wharf 4673 Wharf Parkway Orange Beach, AL 36561
With special guest Plain White T's

Phone: 251-224-1020


July - 2014

Fort Morgan's Salute to American Independence


When: July 4, 2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: Fort Morgan 110 State Highway 180 West Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Historical interpreters, dressed in period uniforms of the United States Army from different eras of the fort's occupation, will conduct special guided tours of the fortification throughout the day. Also, artillery, small arms, and other demonstration will show the complexities that have faced the military garrisons at Fort Morgan.

Phone: 51-540-7127


2014 Blue Marlin Grand Championship of the Gulf


When: July 8, 2014
Where: The Wharf Marina 4673 Wharf Parkway Orange Beach, AL 36561
In just a few short years, it's become "The Greatest Show in Sportfishing," and for good reason. From the Triple Crown Fighting Chair Challenge at the CrewFest Party and the Leader of the Pack Bimini Start to the Miss Billfish beauty pageant and presentation of millions of dollars in prize money, it's a tournament that's both tightly orchestrated and yet packed full of exciting events. If there's just one tournament you fish in 2014, make sure it's this one. You will not be disappointed.

Phone: 251-224-1900


Guided Beach Walk


When: July 17, 2014 10:00 AM
Where: Gulf State Park 22250 East Beach Boulevard Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Meet our park guide at the Beach Pavilion near the fireplace and learn all about our coastal ecosystem. Then, Meander along the shore, with our guide, looking for shells and learn about some of the local sea life.

Phone: 251-948-7275


Peter Frampton & The Doobie Brothers


When: July 19, 2014 8:00 PM
Where: The Amphitheater at the Wharf 4673 Wharf Parkway Orange Beach, AL 36561


Phone: 251-224-1020


August - 2014

PHISH Coming to the Wharf!


When: Aug 1, 2014
Where: The Amphitheater at the Wharf 4673 Wharf Parkway Orange Beach, AL 36561


Phone: 251-224-1020


Thunder On The Gulf


When: Aug 20, 2014
Where: Orange Beach, AL 36561
The Gulf Coast Powerboat Association and the famousFlora~Bama are ready to ROCK THE LIQUID RACE COURSE!!! We are proud to announce the 2014 exciting Event Schedule. Fans of all ages can expect to look back at this year's races as the most memorable in our POWERBOAT RACING history. Our races will be held in two locations: The 11th Annual Thunder on the Gulf in beautiful Orange Beach, Alabama, on August 22 and the Inaugural Thunder Run Super Boat Grand Prix, at Plaza de Luna in historic downtown Pensacola, Florida, on August 24. Both locations are within a short driving distance for easy access to both races, festivities, and Lodging accommodations.

Phone: 251-980-7223


October - 2014

43rd Annual National Shrimp Festival


When: Oct 9, 2014 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Where: Main Public Beach, Gulf Shores 101 Gulf Shores Parkway Gulf Shores, AL 36542
avor fresh from the gulf seafood at the 43rd Annual National Shrimp Festival during this four-day event that attracts over 300,000 people. This year the festival will play host to more than 80 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. Food is another highlight of the festival with 50 local and regional vendors lining the boardwalk at the public beach with mouth watering delights. Due to the generous sponsors, Zatarains's, Organized Seafood Association of Alabama, Alabama Seafood Marketing Commission and Wind Creek Casino, 200 pounds of shrimp per day will be prepared by some of the area's best chefs of their award-winning recipes and given away for people to sample at different tasting times that will be posted on the outside of the sponsor tent.

Phone: 251-968-7511


November - 2014

7th Annual Oyster Cook Off at The Hangout


When: Nov 7 - 9, 2014
Where: The Hangout 101 East Beach Boulevard Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Held annually on the white sands of the Alabama coastline in the heart of the Gulf Coast, this year’s Oyster Cook-off will bring together celebrity chefs from across the U.S. as well as a long list of well-known Gulf coast restaurateurs. Set for Nov.7-9, the event is presented by Alabama Gulf Seafood and hosted by The Hangout.

Phone: 251-948-3030