Gulf Coast Festivals & Events

Countless friends and families, sons, daughters and aunts, moms and dads enjoy the Alabama / Florida Gulf Coast each year.  The emerald-green waters of the Gulf of Mexico creates an amazing backdrop for the sugar-white sand beaches that line our coast.  It's a perfect place to hold parties and gatherings and two of the largest we have in Alabama, is the Hangout Music Festival and the Flora Bama Mullet Toss.  On the Florida Panhandle, annual events such as the Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic, Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival and Seabreeze Jazz Festival draw in thousands to the Gulf Coast.

Click on a region to find all upcoming events, shows, and festivals for 2018.

The Flora Bama Interstate Mullet Toss

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The annual Mullet Toss takes place in April 27-29, 2018 and as usual, the Flora Bama's annual competition will award prizes to the men and women who can throw a fish the farthest.  While fish are pretty streamline and slightly resemble a football, all bets are off when they fly through the air.

Closest condos on the Alabama Gulf Coast

Aerial image of West of Flora Bama with condos labeled

Gulf front condos include:  Broadmoor, Regency Isle, Phoenix IX, Perdido Place & Phoenix X are the closest condos to the Flora Bama on the Alabama Gulf Coast.  Not on the Gulf of Mexico and on Old River, Vista Bella and Legacy Key is across from Broadmoor and not labeled.  Bella Luna is the closest, Old River front, condo to the Flora Bama.

Closest condos on the Florida Gulf Coast

Aerial image of East of the Flora Bama with condos labeled

The Beach & Yacht Club, Club Cabana, San Perdido, Needle Rush Point, Spanish Key, Atlantis and Mediterranean condos are the closest gulf front condos to the Flora Bama on the Florida Gulf Coast.

Hangout Music Festival


The Hangout Music Festival is one of the area's biggest events attracting 30,000+ music fans from all over the United States.  The three day festival will take place May 18 - 20, 2018 at Gulf Shores main public beach.  This year's lineup is stacked with great music acts featuring big-name headliners The Killers, The Chainsmokers, and Kendrick Lamar.  Other hit artists performing live include Portugal the Man, Halsey, Foster the People, SZA, Cold War Kids, Zedd, Logic, and Galantis. This is the festival's 9th year entertaining locals and non-locals with all genres of music.  The grounds will encompass Gulf Place and the powder-white beaches of Gulf Shores.  The event will feature multiple stages, artist booths, a massive ferris wheel, food vendors, and plenty of exciting activities and games held by sponsors of the fest.  Tickets are available at three levels: General admission for $259, VIP for $1,099, and Super Vip for $1,699.  Attendees can choose from many types of accommodations such as condos, hotels, and homes in Orange Beach and Gulf Shores. Avoid the hectic shuttle lines and find the closest condos walking distance to Hangout Fest. 

Gulf Shores Shrimp Festival

The 47th Annual National Shrimp Festival is scheduled for October 11-14, 2018 at the newly renovated Gulf Place in downtown Gulf Shores.  In this same area, is the Gulf Shores Hangout, Pink Pony Pub and numerous other restaurants, bars and entertainment venues within walking distance.  The first Shrimp Festival was held in 1971 making this year's festival, the 47th time that Gulf Shores has celebrated this great event. The event's grounds known as Gulf Place have been completely revamped with aesthetic enhancements and improved traffic flow.  Large, wide sidewalks have been added along with multiple shaded areas and bathrooms to make the area more inviting and comfortable for patrons.  We've also included aerial images and links to quickly find information pertaining to the Shrimp Festival, such as the closest condos and menus for every restaurant in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach.  If you're looking for specific condominium of subdivision info, we've published details for every condo and community along the Alabama Gulf Coast.

It's easy to navigate our website and we've discovered that vacationers use our websites to research condos and properties along the coast for quick trips and owners and guests also use our websites to browse area attractions, activities and things to do along the South Alabama and Northwest Florida Gulf Coast;  from Mobile, AL to Panama City, FL.  For example, start by viewing Gulf Shores condos for sale and enjoy exclusive aerial imagery, amenities, surrounding area video and imagery - every market is linked and our comprehensive info covers all local areas and pre-defined searches make finding all sorts of local info quick and easy.

The data relating to real estate for sale on this website comes from the Baldwin County Association Of REALTORS®. The information being provided is for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed.