Upcoming Events


Blue Angels Practice Schedule 2019

November 1st  2019  
12th Annual Oyster Cook-Off Craft Spirits & Beer Weekend at the Hangout
The Hangout
Craft Beer Festival will be held Friday, November 1 from 6 -11 p.m.
Enjoy tastings of dozens of craft beers and live music. The all-inclusive ticket includes samples from all of our craft brewers and live entertainment all night long. Admission is included with VIP tickets. Taste beers more than 60 beers from over 30 breweries. Tickets are available for the advance price of $40. Your ticket includes specialty beers from all of our craft brewers, live music and our Brew B'que featuring a great lineup of chefs cooking up some of the best BBQ you've ever tasted!


November 7th  2019  
35th Annual Frank Brown International Songwriters' Festival
Various Locations
Festival attendees enjoy an up close and personal concert experience and are often able to learn the stories behind the songs as told by the original author. Venues of all kinds welcome the nearly 200 songwriters that come from around the country and around the world. The festival is dedicated to the late Frank Brown, who was night watchman at the Flora-Bama for 28 years, and whose moral values, integrity and strength of character still endure. During this festival, Grammy Award winning songwriters and the up and coming stars of tomorrow come into the spotlight to perform original songs in multiple locations in beautiful Perdido Key and Pensacola, Florida and Orange Beach and Gulf Shores, Alabama.

November 9th 10:00AM - 2:00PM  
Chark Art Festival
The Wharf
Free Admission, $5 for a chalk space
The cool-ish crisp days of fall and a kaleidoscope of colors are coming to The Wharf this November for our inaugural Chalk Art Festival! Bring the season to life down Main Street with your colorful ocean-themed creations. You can start your own sidewalk masterpiece for only $5 or stand by and watch the pros create their works of art!
Click here to register

November 11th  2019  
Veterans Day Parade
Foley Kids Park
Starts and ends at Verbena Ave. and Alston St. (Foley Kids Park). Ceremony at Memorial after the parade.

November 14th  2019  
7th Annual Fairhope Film Festival
20 N. Section St.Fairhope , AL 36532
Tickets are $15 each. Please bring cash or a check made out to Fairhope Film Festival. 
The Fairhope Film Festival is a film lover’s film festival offering participants the opportunity to see world-class award-winning films in a unique, picturesque location over a four-day period. The focus is on national and international film festival competition finalists of the past year: the “best of the best” in cinema arts. Notable foreign and feature films, documentaries, and shorts—many that never made it to the big box theaters or were only there briefly–will be selected for appreciative audiences.

November 15th 2019 - January 10th 2020 4:00PM - 10:00PM  
Ice Skating at The Wharf
Make a winter wish on a snowflake here at The Wharf at our real ice, Ice Rink! Grab a pair of skates and glide, spin, or fall into the season. Share this unique experience with family and friends. Plan a date night or a birthday party! Whatever the occasion, coast on blades with us along the coast. Nov. 15 - Jan. 12, Regular hours: Monday-Friday 4-10pm , Saturday and Sunday 10-10pm

November 16th  2019 8:00PM - 11:00PM  
OWA's Tree Lighting Ceremony
OWA will be hosting it’s 3rd annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Saturday, November 16. Come take your picture in front of the 36-foot tall Christmas tree that will sit at the entrance on admission-free Downtown OWA!

November 17th - December 31st  2019 5:30PM - 8:00PM  
Horse & Carriage Rides at The Wharf
$25 per trip
Holiday traditions start with the smallest joys and 'tis the season to be jolly! Mosey on over to The Wharf and spend an evening under the moon in an enchanted horse-drawn carriage. Trot along through streets and gaze at the lights and decorations with your loved ones. You’ll want to have your camera ready for this ride, it will be a selfie-worthy occasion! 

November 24th  2019 6:00PM - 9:00PM  
Magic Christmas in Lights Preview at Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Admission: 50.00 per person
Join us for an exclusive Magic Christmas in Lights Preview on Sunday, November 24, as we celebrate the 24th season of the premier holiday light show on the Gulf Coast. The Magic Christmas in Lights Preview will include heavy hors d’oeuvres, drinks, musical entertainment, special guests and, of course, the first look at the 2019 holiday lights display.

November 30th  2019 10:00AM - 6:00PM  
Small Business Saturday at The Wharf
The Wharf in Orange Beach
Shop smart. Shop local. With an abundance of home-grown retailers and restaurants, The Wharf is the premier stop along your shopping route to purchase regional goods, products, and services for the holidays. Come out Saturday, November 30th to support your community and watch it grow!

December 3rd  2019 5:30AM - 7:30PM  
Christmas Tree Lighting at The Wharf
The countdown is on and it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at The Wharf! Help us celebrate this holiday season with jolly and glee. Join us at the annual tree lighting hosted by the City of Orange Beach! It is the perfect ceremony to inspire the Yuletide spirit. Enjoy special festive musical performances, cookie decorating, letters to Santa, cups of toasty hot chocolate, and much more. Stay and shimmy along with the Holiday SPECTRA Sound & Light Spectacular to conclude the event.

December 6th  2019 6:00PM  
13th Annual Taste of the Islands
The Wharf
$60 per person; Reserved seating for tables of 10 are available for $600.
The Mystical Order of Mirams is excited to announce that they are partnering with the Mystics of Pleasure Benevolent Fund of Baldwin County to present the 13th Annual Taste of the Islands to be held on Friday, December 6. This year's culinary extravaganza will host 30 restaurants from Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, and surrounding areas. The Orange Beach Event Center at the Wharf will be the location for this all-inclusive holiday gala, which will consist of food sampling, beverages, musical entertainment, and a silent auction

December 7th  2019 10:00AM - 11:00AM  
Foley Christmas Parade
Downtown Foley
Come out to the streets of Downtown Foley and enjoy the Kiwanis Club’s Annual Christmas Parade. Enjoy viewing the participants, catch some candy and see Santa Claus.

December 14th  2019 5:30PM - 8:00PM  
34th Annual Christmas Lighted Boat Parade
LuLu’s Homeport Marina to Cobalt
The Coastal Alabama Chamber of Commerce lighted boat parade takes off at about 5:30pm from LuLu’s at Homeport Marina and finishes at Flora-Bama. More than 45 decorated vessels, including sailboats, charters and even a kayak or two, make this boat parade one of the largest in the Southeast. There are great viewing sites all along the Intracoastal Waterway, but for groups, the best spot is The Wharf at Orange Beach, adjacent to the convention center.

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