April - Nov, 2018 Practices typically begin at 11:30 a.m. central time; 9am-10am on May 18, July 6 and September 2018 Blue Angels Practice Schedule National Museum of Naval Aviation, 1750 Radford Blvd. Pensacola, FL 32508 Although the team travels the country during the year, they return home to NAS Pensacola in Florida most weeks. In order to stay proficient in their demanding routine, they traditionally fly practice performances over the base on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during airshow season (March through November). Look below for their planned practice dates, but keep in mind that these can and do change as the year progresses due to things like weather or other circumstances. Website
April 7, 14, 21, and 28th Historic Downtown Walking Tours 10 am Meet at the Foley Welcome Center. Walking tours feature historic points of interest in downtown Foley. Tours cover six blocks and last approximately one hour. (251) 943-1200
April 13, 2018 • 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM The Snow White Variety Show South Baldwin Community Theater 2022 West 2nd Street Gulf Shores AL 36542 All the fun of just about every TV-show genre you can imagine is jam-packed into this wild and fast-paced comedy! The audience becomes the live studio audience Website
April 13, 2018 • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM 2018 Emerald Coast Grand Prix Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar, 17401 Perdido Key Dr. Perdido Key, FL 32507 There's an exciting new race coming our way, The Emerald Grand Prix presented by Watercross World! In addition to the highly anticipated competition in the breath-taking emerald waters of Perdido Key, this event will be hosted at the famous Flora-Bama Lounge, Package & Oyster Bar, which makes it the prime place to be for a seriously good time. Website
April 14, 2018 • 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Styx and REO Speedwagon in Concert The Wharf STYX and REO SPEEDWAGON are coming to The Wharf Amphitheater with special guests DON FELDER on Saturday, April 14th as part of the 2018 CSpire Concert Series! Tickets on sale now - online at Ticketmaster.com, by phone (800.745.3000) or at the Wharf Box Office. Website
April 14, 2018 • 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM 2018 Waterway Village Zydeco & Crawfish Festival & 5K Run Waterway Village in Gulf Shores-Under the Intracoastal Bridge (North & South Side) The Waterway Village Zydeco and Crawfish Festival boils up a beaucoup of fun on Saturday, April 14 in Gulf Shores. Locals and visitors are invited to sink their teeth into hot, juicy crawfish throughout the day while dancing to the infectious rhythms of some of the best Zydeco bands from around the South. There will be arts and crafts vendors and children's activities. Website
April 20, 2018 • 10:30 AM Lions on the Links Golf Tournament Glenlakes Golf Club, 9530 Clubhouse Drive Foley, AL 36535 $85 per player; for three-person scramble teams $225 The Lions on the Links Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, April 20 at Glen Lakes Golf Club. The tournament will benefit Foley High School’s educational programs. The entry fee for this three-person scramble is $85 per player and includes range balls, participation in longest drive and closest to pin contests, door prize drawing ticket and awards supper beginning at 5 p.m. Registration starts at 10:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at noon. Prizes will be awarded to the 1st and 2nd place teams in championship and first flights. (251) 943-2221
April 21, 2018 • 6:00 AM 22nd Annual Mullett Man Triathlon Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar, 17401 Perdido Key Dr. Perdido Key, FL 32507 The triathlon is a high quality event that promises a great course, awesome volunteers, a friendly atmosphere, awards for overall and three deep plus a lot of fun. Our post-race celebration will take place immediately after the race. Scrumptious food and select beverages will be provided. Website
April 25, 2018 • 9:30 AM 2018 Mullet Swing Golf Classic Perdido Bay Golf Club, 1 Doug Ford Dr Pensacola, FL 32507 Mullet Swing Golf Classic will be a four-person scramble. Maximum handicap per player is 30. Available on tournament day: A package of two Mulligans and two red tee busters for $25. These cannot be used for Hole in One prizes. One package per player. Entry Fee of $150 per person PHONE: (850) 483-6267
May 3 - May 6, 2018 21, 2018 • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 2018 National Collegiate Beach Volleyball Championship Gulf Shores Main Public Beach (Gulf Place), 101 Gulf Shores Parkway Gulf Shores, AL 36542 Check out the NCAA National Collegiate Beach Volleyball Championship to be played at Gulf Shores Public Beach. The top eight collegiate teams from across the country hit the white sandy beaches in Gulf Shores to compete for the championship. Website
May 3, 2018 • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2018 Hot Air Balloon Fest Balloon Glow Tanger Outlet Mall The Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival is approaching its 14th year of flying! We are excited you are interested in coming to this year’s event that will feature more than 30 balloons from across the country! Website
May 4, 2018 • 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival Foley Soccer Complex 18507 Highway 98 Foley AL 36535 Enjoy the world-famous Disc Connected K-9 Frisbee Dogs, arts and crafts and more! Balloon flights and displays are weather dependent, taking place only at dusk and dawn when conditions permit. Website
May 5, 2018 • 12:00 AM 14th Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival and 10K/5K Run Foley Soccer Complex 18507 Highway 98 Foley AL 36535 Join us for the Balloon Fest 10k/5k and get an opportunity to be up close and personal with hot air balloons (weather permitting). The race will begin and finish at the Balloon Festival Grounds. Awards will be given following the race and Balloon Festival vendors will be open for your shopping enjoyment. Packet pickup will be held on festival grounds from 6:30 am until 7:30 am. Enjoy the world-famous Disc Connected K-9 Frisbee Dogs, arts and crafts and more! Balloon flights and displays are weather dependent, taking place only at dusk and dawn when conditions permit. Website
May 12, 2018 - May 13, 2018 • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Art in the Park Heritage Park 101 E Laurel Ave. Foley AL 36535 An arts and crafts event in John B. Foley Park and Heritage Park and featuring more than 110 exhibitors displaying their original works.
May 18, 2018 - May 20, 2018 • 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM The Hangout Music Festival 2018 Gulf Shores Public Beach 101 E. Beach Blvd. Gulf Shores AL 36542 The Hangout Music Fest is known for sugar white beaches, starry nights and red hot music. The award-winning festival takes place in Gulf Shores, Alabama just a short drive from the Pensacola, FL and Mobile, AL airports. Hangout is as much a vacation as it is a concert event. Offering more than just music, fans can take advantage of festival amenities including beach volleyball, carnival rides, Gulf-front hammocks, delicious seafood and more. It was awarded as Pollstar’s “Music Festival of the Year” in 2011 and is continuously recognized as one of the best festivals in the US. The festival infuses over $40 million into the local economy each year. Website
May 24, 2018 Dwight Yoakam in Concert Orange Beach Event Center DWIGHT YOAKAM is coming to the Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf on Thursday, May 24th! Tickets on sale January 19th at 10am - online at Ticketmaster.com, by phone (800.745.3000) or at the Wharf Box Office.
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