1. CITY NEWS

  1. Hotel Rendering

    City, development partner applies for full-service hotel to anchor proposed mixed-use beach project

    The City of Gulf Shores announced today that it has joined with a private development partner to apply to team with an international hotel brand to construct a 240-room full service hotel, spa and meeting facility on city-owned property located at the Read on...
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    Free eCycling Event

    Each year, Americans throw away millions of tons of old or broken electronics, creating potentially harmful waste. Help make sure this isn't the case in Gulf Shores by participating in our eCycling event on Saturday, January 21. Read on...
  3. Entertainment Series

    Gulf Shores announces 2017 Entertainment Series lineup

    The Entertainment Series, now in its 30th year at the Erie H. Meyer Civic Center, will feature 12 shows from six different ranging from Grammy Award winners to orchestras and acoustic harmonies. Read on...
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    Republic Services Holiday Schedule

    The City of Gulf Shores would like to make all residents aware of the revised pickup schedule for Republic Services for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Read on...
  5. Breakfast with Santa

    Breakfast with Santa

    Children will have one last minute chance to visit with Santa on Saturday, December 17 as Gulf Shores hosts Breakfast with Santa at the Erie H. Meyer Civic Center. Beginning at 8 a.m., Read on...
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    Gulf Shores announces holiday events schedule

    Christmas is just around the corner and the City of Gulf Shores is once again gearing up to celebrate with a full array of holiday events. Whether it’s marveling at the magical glow of the lighted parade or the Baldwin Pops Christmas Concert, families Read on...
  7. Republic Services

    Republic Services Holiday Schedule

    The City of Gulf Shores would like to make all residents aware of the revised pickup schedule for Republic Services for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Read on...
  8. Pool Opening

    Gulf Shores unveils recently renovated pool at the David L. Bodenhamer Recreation Center

    The City of Gulf Shores will host a ribbon cutting ceremony for the recently renovated pool and aquatic center at the David L. Bodenhamer Recreation Center on Friday, November 18 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Read on...
  9. Vote

    Erie H. Meyer Civic Center polling location for Tuesday's election

    The polling location for Gulf Shores is at the Erie H. Meyer Civic Center located at 1930 W. 2nd Street. Polls are open on Election Day, Tuesday, November 8th, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Read on...
  10. AU Complex

    Auburn University, City of Gulf Shores partner on academic complex in city for Auburn

    Auburn University and the City of Gulf Shores are moving forward with plans to build an educational complex in Gulf Shores, Alabama, that will serve as both an academic outpost for Auburn and a resource for Gulf Coast residents. Read on...
  11. Shrimp Festival

    Road closures related to the 45th Annual National Shrimp Festival

    Gulf Shores, Ala – October 10, 2016 – The City of Gulf Shores would like to make all residents and visitors aware of the following road closures related to the 45th Annual National Shrimp Festival. Read on...
  12. Construction

    Improvements to Clubhouse Drive at Highway 59 have begun

    The City of Gulf Shores would like to make all residents and visitors aware that construction has begun on the much needed improvements to Clubhouse Drive at Highway 59. These improvements include widening Clubhouse Drive to Read on...
  13. ODAD

    Gulf Shores to host underwater conservation effort on October 22

    On Saturday, October 22, scuba divers from across the country will participate in Operation: Dive Against Debris. This underwater conservation effort is the result of a unique collaboration between the City of Gulf Shores, Alabama Gulf Coast Reef Read on...
  14. Back 2 School

    Back to school databases available at Public Library

    The Thomas B. Norton Public Library will offer FREE library cards from September 26 – October 1. As students head back to school numerous online resources are available through the public library’s database system. Read on...
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    Gulf Shores to begin $15 million beachfront revitalization

    The City of Gulf Shores is moving forward with plans to transform Gulf Place, the city’s most iconic stretch of beachfront and main public beach area. The $15 million Gulf Place Revitalization Project is a linchpin objective of the Small Town Read on...
  16. Severe Weather

    Gulf Shores monitoring potential weather situation wave (99L)

    The City of Gulf Shores is monitoring the potential weather situation wave (99L). City officials urge residents to get a hurricane preparedness plan in place if they haven’t already done so. For resources to create your personal preparedness plan visit Read on...
  17. Beach Bash

    Back to School Beach Bash set for August 18

    The City of Gulf Shores will host its annual Back to School Beach Bash at 6 p.m. on Thursday, August 18 at the west end of the Gulf Shores Public Beach. Read on...
  18. Art into Words

    Gulf Shores announces Art into Words event on September 22

    On September 22 at 6:30 p.m., the Erie H. Meyer Civic Center will play host to Art into Words, a cultural evening celebrating different mediums and interpretations of art. Read on...
  19. Bodenhamer Recreation Center Pool and Aquatics Center receiving a series of renovations and upgrades

    We are pleased to announce a series of renovations and upgrades to the Bodenhamer Recreation Center Pool and Aquatics Center. Read on...
  20. Exiting Traffic Plan for Fourth of July Fireworks

    The City of Gulf Shores would like to make all residents and visitors aware of the exiting traffic plan that will be activated immediately following the Fourth of July fireworks show. Read on...
  21. Sergeant Major Bryan B. Battaglia, United States Marine Corps announced as Master of Ceremonies for

    The City of Gulf Shores, Mayor Robert Craft, Gulf Shores City Council and our community are honored to announce Sergeant Major Bryan Battaglia as the Master of Ceremonies Read on...
  22. Gulf Shores announces Fourth of July fireworks celebration

    The City of Gulf Shores will celebrate the Fourth of July with a stunning fireworks display, beginning at 9 p.m. on Monday, July 4. Fireworks will be shot from the Gulf State Park Fishing and Education Pier. Read on...
  23. Gulf Shores celebrates “A Sunny Day” on June 4

    On June 4, from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., the City of Gulf Shores will host an event at the Gulf Shores Museum to honor Miss Sunny and celebrate her impact on tourism in Alabama. Read on...
  24. Miss Sunny celebrates 50th anniversary promoting tourism in Gulf Shores

    On Monday, April 25 Mayor Robert Craft proclaimed the first Saturday in June and the same annually hereafter to be “A Sunny Day” to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Miss Sunny and her impact on tourism in Alabama. Read on...
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    Turtle Tracks to unveil turtle at the Gulf Shores Welcome Center

    Turtle Tracks will unveil the next completed turtle for the program on Wednesday, May 25 at 9 a.m. at the Gulf Shores Welcome Center. Read on...
  26. Baldwin County Economic Development Alliance & Local Partners Launch New “Business Where You Beach

    Together with the cities of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, the City of Gulf Shores Airport Authority and the Alabama Gulf Coast Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Baldwin County Economic Development Read on...
  27. S’mores on the Shore set for May 26

    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 on Thursday, May 26. The fun will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the west end of the Gulf Shores Public Beach. Read on...
  28. Gulf Shores announces Hangout Festival beach closures, traffic modifications

    The City of Gulf Shores would like to make all residents and visitors aware of the following road closures, beach closures and traffic flow modifications related to the Hangout Music Festival. Read on...
  29. Gulf State Park Enhancement Project

    OPEN LETTER Recent events have resulted in positive dialogue between Governor Bentley, the Gulf State Park Enhancement team and our community about the critical need to coordinate all phases of the GSP Project at all levels. Read on...
  30. ID Kids Event set for April 28 at the Cultural Center

    The City of Gulf Shores is partnering with Foley Masonic Lodge #766 and Foley Chapter #142 Order of the Eastern Star to present an ID Kids event. The ID Kids Program is a comprehensive child recovery, identification and abduction Read on...
  31. Gulf Shores hosts Coastal Community Camp Day April 23

    The City of Gulf Shores will host a Coastal Community Camp Day on Saturday, April 23 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Cultural Center. Read on...
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    You're invited to the Gulf Place Revitalization Open House

    You’re invited to attend the Gulf Place Revitalization Open House, Monday, April 4th, 2016 from 5-7 PM at the Gulf Shores Activity Center. Read on...
  33. Gulf Shores Bans Alcohol on the Beach during Spring Break

    Earlier today during a special council meeting, the Gulf Shores City Council unanimously adopted an ordinance to prohibit the possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages along the entire Gulf beaches in the City of Gulf Shores corporate limits. Read on...
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    Zydeco, Crawfish Festival coming to Waterway Village April 16

    The Waterway Village Zydeco and Crawfish Festival boils up a beaucoup of fun on Saturday, April 16 in Gulf Shores. Locals and visitors are invited to sink their teeth into hot, juicy crawfish throughout the day while Read on...
  35. City of Gulf Shores receives ISO class 1 rating

    Earlier today the City of Gulf Shores received an upgraded ISO Public Protection Classification grade of 1. This is the highest rating from ISO whose primary goal is to rate fire prevention within a city. Less than 1% Read on...
  36. David Jones, Modern Eldorados, Jamell Richardson headed to Gulf Shores for Music at Meyer Park

    The City of Gulf Shores has announced the lineup for their Music at Meyer Park concert series. These annual springtime concerts have become a fan favorite for locals and visitors alike. Read on...
  37. Breakfast with the Bunny set for March 26 in Gulf Shores

    Kick off your Easter celebration with the City of Gulf Shores as they host Breakfast with the Bunny at 8 a.m. on Saturday, March 26 at the Erie H. Meyer Civic Center. Read on...
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    Tomas Catar Named PTR Alabama Member of the Year

    Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards last month during the 2016 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes more than 40 educational presentations for tennis teachers and coaches Read on...
  39. Significant weather threat for Gulf Shores &surrounding areas 4 p.m. - 12 a.m. Wed

    The National Weather Service has issued a severe weather threat for our area beginning today at 4 p.m. through 12 a.m. Wednesday, February 24. Read on...
  40. TRAFFIC ADVISORY: A portion of County Road 8 between Alabama Highway 59 and Raintree Lane

    The Baldwin County Highway Department would like to make all residents and visitors aware of the following road closures. A portion of County Road 8 between Alabama Highway 59 and Raintree Lane will be impassable to through traffic from 9:00 a.m. on Read on...
  41. ALDOT has begun dredging Little Lagoon Pass by mechanical excavation

    Due to a major mechanical failure of the dredge barge, Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) has begun dredging Little Lagoon Pass, just north of Lee Callaway Bridge, by mechanical excavation. Read on...
  42. Mardi Gras Parade traffic modifications and detours

    The City of Gulf Shores would like to make all residents and visitors aware of the following traffic flow modifications related to the parade. Read on...
  43. Gulf State Park Master Plan Reveal Open House

    You're invited to the Master Plan Reveal Open House on January 28, 2016, from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, at the Orange Beach Community Center. Come learn about what projects are being planned for all to enjoy, including visitor experience enhancements, Read on...
  44. Gulf Shores clarifies position related to rideshare businesses including Uber

    City of Gulf Shores Mayor Robert Craft clarified the City’s position related to businesses offering ridesharing service, including popular Uber. When the City determined Uber was illegally operating without a franchise agreement or business license, Read on...
  45. Sidewalk and access management project to begin next week in Gulf Shores

    A City of Gulf Shores project and an Alabama Department of Transportation project are scheduled to begin next week on SR 59 in Gulf Shores. The City of Gulf Shores and the Alabama Department of Read on...
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    Free eCycling Event

    Stop by the Gulf State Park Pavilion parking lot from 8 a.m. - Noon to drop of your broken/unused electronics FREE of charge! Gilmore Services will also be providing secure document (sensitive paper material)/hard drive destruction on-site. Read on...
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  1. Sat, Jan 21

    FREE eCycling Event Each year, Americans throw away millions of tons o...
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  2. Mon, Jan 23

    Atlantic City Boys - 2017 Entertainment Series On January 23 the Atlantic City Boys will kick off...
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  3. Tue, Jan 24

    Atlantic City Boys - 2017 Entertainment Series On January 24 the Atlantic City Boys will kick off...
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  4. Mon, Jan 30

    The New Christy Minstrels - 2017 Entertainment Series January 30 presents legends The New Christy Minstr...
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  1. Tue, Jan 31

    The New Christy Minstrels - 2017 Entertainment Series January 31 presents legends The New Christy Minstr...
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  2. Mon, Feb 6

    The Kingston Trio - 2017 Entertainment Series On February 6 The Kingston Trio will take the stag...
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  3. Tue, Feb 7

    The Kingston Trio - 2017 Entertainment Series On February 7 The Kingston Trio will take the sta...
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  4. Thu, Feb 9

    University of South Alabama Second Annual Distinguished Lecture Series The University of South Alabama will host its 2nd ...
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