Things To Do

We're using a commercial pilot's license to gather aerial imagery of the Gulf Coast from Panama City Florida to Mobile Alabama.  We're adding various helpful resources and information and other things for businesses along the Gulf Coast including restaurants, bars & lounges, amusement parks, theaters and other entertainment info, as well as, comprehensive condominium info with management companies and contact info and investment info.  We update news for events and festivals that take place on the beaches and within our coverage area.  We also publish things from all over the place when we, or our affiliates, travel and collect interesting news or imagery.

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Caribe Resort Boating

It's boating season! Orange Beach, Alabama, boasts over 40 condominiums situated along its scenic backwaters, from serene canals and bayous to the expansive waters of Wolf Bay and Bayou Saint John. Renowned as a boater's haven, Orange Beach offers a plethora of water activities, including sports fishing, scuba diving, sailing, and dolphin tours. During the warmer months, boaters frequently anchor at Bird and Robinson Islands known for its white sand beaches and shallow waters. The back bays are ideal for sightseeing, with frequent sightings of dolphins, blue herons, and other wildlife around Terry Cove and Cotton Bayou. For those looking for a bite to eat, the area offers numerous waterfront restaurants easily accessible by boat. Some of the most

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Coastal-AL Restaurant Orange Beach

COASTAL Orange Beach is now open!

A lot of activity is happening in Orange Beach at the intersection of AL-182 and Hwy 161. The city of Orange Beach has partnered with O.B. Land LLC in a public – private partnership to provide public beach access and a family-friendly destination restaurant. The outdoor bar, kitchen and retail space is slated to open later this summer with plans for the indoor restaurant to open in January.

This project promises to be a beautiful addition to Orange Beach.  It will include three one level buildings on four acres with 20,000 square feet of restaurant space, 3,000 square feet of bar space and 5,000 square feet of retail to provide shopping, food and drink for those ready to take a break from the beach.  The

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Tropic Falls at OWA Park

Tickets are now on sale for Tropic Falls Theme Park at OWA. OWA entertainment district expanded its amusement park this summer to include a 100,000 square foot indoor-outdoor water park. Season Passes, which include the water park and amusement park, begin at $269.99 with a one-day admission ticket to both parks priced at $63.00 if purchased online. Tropic Falls is set to open phase one on June 27. OWA, pronounced “oh-wah”, is the Muscogee Creek Indian word for big water and Tropic Falls promises to provide just that. Phase one will include access to six thrill slides, a five slide children's play area, lazy river, dining area, arcade and party rental rooms. The phase one fun is all indoors, enclosed in a beautiful glass building so that locals and

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Wharf Pepsi Beach Ball Drop

Just a 10 – 15 minute drive from the beach you will find The Wharf located at Foley Beach Expressway and Canal Road in Orange Beach, Alabama. The Wharf is an official entertainment district with an array of amenities, where locals and friends here on vacation can experience hundreds of fun activities and family friendly events throughout the year.

The Wharf will kick off Memorial Day Weekend and the unofficial start of summer with the Pepsi Beach Ball Drop on Friday, May 27. This family fun event is open to all and is free of charge. The Wharf will get the ball rolling on a great summer by dropping 4,000 beach balls from the sky. Some of the balls in the beach ball rain shower will contain a letter that corresponds to a prize for the lucky

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Hangout Music Festival

Coming soon, the Hangout Music Festival will be back on the beautiful Gulf Shores public beaches May 20 - 22. The Festival began in 2010 and has grown through the years bringing in more than 40,000 fans a day to the last festival in 2019. Hangout 2020 and 2021 did not happen due to Covid and loyal fans expect this comeback year to be better than ever. This beachside festival is considered one of the top destinations in the world for musical entertainment. The 2022 line up includes more than 80 acts. From Grammy award winning artists to local talent who won the battle of the bands to take the stage, year after year the Hangout Music Fest delivers the best names in pop, rock, rap, dance music and more but it’s the festival perks and location that makes this

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2020 Gulf Coast events

Aside from beautiful beaches, the Gulf Coast offers a great selection of annual events and festivals throughout the year. There's something for all ages including beachside concerts, fishing rodeos, boat shows, wine tastings, and plenty of festivals! The following is an up-to-date list of 2020 events taking place along the Gulf Coast from Gulf Shores, Alabama to Panama City Beach, FL. Mark your calendars and let's have fun in the sun, sand, and surf!

*Some events have been canceled or postponed due to COVID-19.

2020 Events in Coastal Alabama & Pensacola, FL

Orange Beach Seafood Festival & Car Show
When: February 29, 2020
Where: The Wharf, Orange Beach, AL 

1st Annual Fort Morgan Oyster Festival
When: February 29, 2020
Where: Sassy Bass

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Shrimp festival gulf shores
2019 Annual National Shrimp Festival - Gulf Shores, AL

The Annual National Shrimp Festival has arrived! Celebrating 48 years of entertaining both locals and out-of-towners, this popular beachside event features four days of live music, delicious food and is host to hundreds of talented artists and vendors showcasing unique crafts and merchandise! The Shrimp Fest is one of the busiest weekends for the Gulf Shores and Orange Beach area attracting nearly 300,000 visitors each year! Most of the parking around the festival site is first-serve, first-come with many spaces rented out by private businesses and residential homes. We recommend arriving early (gates open at 10am) for a better chance of finding a parking spot or you can take one of the shuttle stops

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The Wharf Condos for Sale
The Wharf condos overlooking the marina and Intracoastal Canal

The Wharf at Orange Beach is one of the most unique and all-inclusive venues in the Gulf Coast region. Whether you are single, married, have kids or don't, the Wharf has something fun to offer you. There are several condominium units available for sale within the Wharf property itself. Established in 2007, there are 190 units on the property ranging from one to four bedrooms with a total square footage of 827 to 3,155. If your intent is to invest in Orange Beach real estate you will be interested in the following annual rental revenue production numbers at The Wharf: 1 BR: $19,000+ and 2BR & 3BR units can bring in more than $30,000.

Whether or not you are interested in investing in real

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Fairhope Brewing Company
Fairhope Brewing Company in Fairhope, AL

Few things rival the satisfaction of an ice cold craft brew on a hot Alabama summer day. The
 craft beer scene has exploded across the United States in recent years thanks to the loosening of local
 alcoholic beverage regulations and coastal Alabama is no exception to this trend. In Baldwin County,
 Alabama, you will find two exceptional craft breweries; Fairhope Brewing Company and Big Beach 
Brewing Company. In neighboring Mobile County across Mobile Bay, you will find an outstanding trio of 
newly opened craft breweries: Serda Brewing Company, Haint Blue Brewing Company, and Iron Hand 
Brewing Company.

Big Beach Brewing Company, a mere two miles north of downtown Gulf Shores, has a tap
station of twelve

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The Alabama Coast is host to many popular events with some of the biggest being the Hangout Music Festival, Flora-Bama's Mullet Toss, Fairhope Arts & Crafts Festival, and Loxley's Strawberry Festival. As the busy season nears, weekends will be jam-packed with exciting entertainment and live music at great venues like The Wharf, OWA, Flora-Bama, and The Hangout. You will never get bored with plenty of fun things to do for any age whether it's an offshore fishing charter, a relaxing day at the beach, or just a nice evening out at your favorite restaurant. The following is a simplified list of all annual events taking place this year in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, Foley, Fairhope, and more! Mark your calendars!


45th Annual Festival of Art

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