Annual Events

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Mardi Gras Parade

February 21, 2023

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. 

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Music at Meyer Park

June 16, July 21, August 18, 

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. 

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Breakfast with the Bunny

2023 date TBA

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.

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Waterway Village Zydeco & Crawfish Festival

2023 date TBA

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. 


NCAA Beach Volleyball Championship

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has announced Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Sports Commission, along with the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the City of Gulf Shores, will continue to host the National Collegiate Beach Volleyball Championships through 2024. Last year, the inaugural NCAA-sanctioned beach volleyball championship is held on the Gulf Shores Public Beach. Click here for more information. 

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S'mores on the Shore

August 4, 2022

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. 

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Independence Day Celebration

July 4, 2022
The City of Gulf Shores will celebrate the Fourth of July with a stunning fireworks display, beginning at 9 p.m. July 4. Fireworks will be shot from the Gulf State Park Fishing and Education Pier.

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Sunset Series

September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Small Town, Big Beach Productions invites you to bring your blanket and lawn chair and join us at Gulf Place Public Beach for an entertainment series. Click here for more information. 

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49th Annual National Shrimp Festival

October 6-9, 2022

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. 

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Movies at Meyer Park

October 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10, December 15

Small Town, Big Beach Productions is bringing this new, FREE, family-friendly event to Gulf Shores just in time for Halloween. Click here for more information. 

  1. Brigette Reynolds_

    Brigette Reynolds

    Programs & Events Manager
    Phone: 251-968-1423

  2. Erica Bassett

    Events Supervisor
    Phone: 251-968-1434