Summer Events Along Alabama’s Beaches
After Memorial Day, summer is in full swing in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Pack your beach bag and prepare to bask in the warm sunshine and feel the sugar-white sand between your toes. But before you slip on your sunnies and update your Out of Office message, be sure to have your vacation rental booked!
Here are some fun activities to add to your vacation itinerary while you visit our beautiful beaches this June.
Flora-Bama Fishing Rodeo
Cowboy up and cast a line at the Flora-Bama’s Annual Fishing Rodeo June 9 – 11, with categories that include just about everything under the waves and all ages invited, you’re sure to have a “reel” good time. This unique and exciting event is sure to provide everyone with fishing stories for years to come.
Catch a Concert
There’s no shortage of live music on the Gulf Coast! OSO’s harbor views provide a perfect backdrop to the sounds of summer. Grab a beer at Big Beach Brewing and kick back to enjoy the live entertainment, catch a headliner beneath the stars at The Hangout, or enjoy the sweet summer evening air at Woodside while nibbling on s’mores.
See some of our friendliest locals as they splash in the clear waters of the Gulf and serene backways. Get up close during a dolphin cruise and learn more about these playful creatures.
Bring Home the Flavors of The Gulf
Cook up some fun when you spend a Saturday at Coastal Alabama Farmers and Fishermans Market. Sample local flavors harvested from the farm and seafood fresh from the Gulf.
Change Your Perspective
Soar above the shore as you take in sky-high, picturesque views of our sugared beaches and blue-green waters that make up the Gulf Coast with a flight from Lost Bay Helicopters or Aeropro.
Travel Back in Time
Surround yourself with history with a visit to Historic Fort Morgan, a masonry fort built in 1834 and played a role in the Civil War, was used throughout the Spanish American War and both World War I & World War II. Catch glimpses of the coastline through dramatic arches and tunnels, transporting you back in time.
Bike Gulf State Park
Immerse yourself in nature as you pedal through the nine distinct ecosystems of Gulf State Park, spotting wildlife from the 28-mile accessible trail system. Did you leave your wheels at home? Borrow a bike from the Bike Share program for free!
Whether just a weekend retreat for two or a full-blown family gathering getaway, we are happy to help you find the best vacation rental to suit your needs. If you are more comfortable booking by phone rather than online, we can definitely help you at the office.