Special Events 

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. 

Operation: "Dive Against Debris" 


CANCELLED 


In light of Hurricane Nate recently affecting the Gulf coast the City of Gulf Shores has elected to cancel Operation: “Dive Against Debris” on Saturday, October 21. Click here for more information. 

Waterway Village Fall Block Party


October 28: 2 p.m. - 8 p.m.


The Fall Block Party kicks off at 2 p.m. in Meyer Park.  This outdoor festival features fun for the entire family including a 1 mile fun Withes Bike Ride, children's activities, contests and a screening of Hocus Pocus. Click here for more information.

Lighted Christmas Parade 


December 1 - 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. 

Breakfast with Santa 


December 16 - 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. 

31st Annual Entertainment Series


The City of Gulf Shore is proud to bring you the 31st edition of the Entertainment Series in 2018! We are working hard to bring you great acts!  Click here for more information. 

Mardi Gras Parade 


Tuesday, February 13 - 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

 


March 31 - 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 14 - 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 29 | April 5 | April 19 - 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. 

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 Tuesday, July 4. Click here for more information. 


Back to School Beach Bash 


August 16 - 6 p.m. 

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

Art into Words 


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