Special Events 

Back to School Beach Bash 


August 16 - 6 p.m. 

The Back to School Beach Bash will feature music, campfires and all of the makings for s’mores. Click here for more info. 

46th Annual National Shrimp Festival 


October 12 - 15


The festival is one of the nation’s premier outdoor festivals featuring over 300 vendors offering fine art, arts & crafts, a retail marketplace, outdoor village, and of course, SHRIMP! Click here for more information. 

9th Annual Lighted Christmas Parade 


December 7 - 6:30 p.m. 


The evening parade will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will feature festive lighted floats as well as appearances from holiday characters and marching bands. Click here for more information. 

The Nutcracker


December 9 - 2 p.m. 


Under the direction of Madame Rio Cordy Barlow the ballet academy will bring this classic holiday ballet to life. Click here for more information. 

Baldwin Pops Christmas Concert


December 4 - 7 pm 


City of Gulf Shores will open its doors to host the Baldwin Pops for a traditional Christmas Concert. Click here for more information. 

Breakfast with Santa 


December 15 - 8 a.m. 


Beginning at 8 a.m., families can dive into a wholesome breakfast complete with sausage, bacon, eggs and pancakes before having pictures taken with Santa. Click here for more infromation. 

2018 Winter Edition - Small Town Big Beach™ Productions


The City of Gulf Shore is proud to bring you the Winter Edition of Small Town, Big Beach™ Productions. Click here for more information. 

Mardi Gras Parade 


Tuesday, March 5 - 10 a.m. 


The City of Gulf Shores is excited to continue its expanded role as lead organizers for the Gulf Shores Mardi Gras Parade. Click here for more information. 

Breakfast with the Bunny

 


April 20 - 8 a.m. 

Kick off your Easter celebration with the City of Gulf Shores as they host Breakfast with the Bunny at 8 a.m. at the Erie H. Meyer Civic Center. Click here for more information. 

Waterway Village Crawfish & Zydeco Festival 


April 20 - 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

 
The Waterway Village Zydeco & Crawfish Festival boils up a beaucoup (French for a lot) of fun!  Sink your teeth into hot, juicy, lip-smacking crawfish throughout the day while dancing to the infectious rhythms of some of the best Zydeco bands. Click here for more information. 

Music at Meyer Park 


March 28 | April 4 | April 11| April 25 - 6 p.m.


These annual springtime concerts have become a fan favorite for locals and visitors alike.  All Music at Meyer Park concerts are free to the public.  Click here for more information. 

S'mores on the Shore 


May 24 - 5:30 p.m.

 
Campfires, live music and s’mores will be the scene as the City of Gulf Shores hosts its annual S’mores on the Shore event at the Gulf Shores Public Beach.  Click here for more information. 

Mutts Gone Nuts
June 9 - 11:00 a.m.

The City of Gulf Shores is proud to bring you the Youth edition of Small Town, Big Beach TM Production. Please, come and start your summer with the fun youth event. Click here for more information.

Independence Day Celebration


July 4 - 9 p.m.


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. Click here for more information. 


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