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Foley Snowbird Welcome
Jan 12, 2021 From: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Foley Senior Center
A FREE event to all Snowbirds. Come and drive through the Foley Senior Center for a welcome bag. These bags will contain coupons, snowbird deals and other information
Big Beach Marathon & Half Marathon & Safari 7K
Saturday, Jan 30, 2021 Sunday, Jan 31, 2021 From: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
The Big Beach Marathon, Half Marathon, and 7k take place again in Gulf Shores. Boasting a flat and fast Boston Qualifier course, the marathon reveals beautiful scenery as it runs through the paved trail system of Gulf State Park before finishing the last mile on Beach Blvd. with great views of the Gulf of Mexico as you cross the finish line.
Orange Beach Seafood Festival & Car Show
Feb. 27, 2021 10:00AM - 4:00PM
The Wharf in Orange Beach
As you make plans to attend this event during these confirmed 2021 dates, we will update this section with more details as soon as we learn of them.
Orange Beach Festival of Art
March 13 - 14, 2021 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Orange Beach Waterfront Park
The 47th Orange Beach Festival of Art will be held March 13-14, 2021. We will have hand sanitizing stations throughout the grounds and will take additional precautions as needed.
BBQ & Blues Cook-Off 2021
March 13 - 14, 2021 11:00AM - 5:00PM
Welcome spring with the annual BBQ & Blues Cook-Off, held the second Saturday in March in downtown Foley’s Heritage Park. In addition to great food, enjoy live blues music, arts and crafts, and children’s activities. Mostly, enjoy the delicious, finger-licking, grilled concoctions from competing BBQ teams! The BBQ & Blues Cook-Off is a gated/ticketed event. Tickets can be purchased by going online to FoleyBBQandBlues.net or at the gate the day of the event. An Alabama Barbecue Association Trail and Kansas City Barbeque Society sanctioned event, cook team competition rules follow the required guidelines.
Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival
May 07 - 05, 2021 9:00AM - 10:00PM
For the first time in 16 years, the festival will now have a new home and be extended to a three-day event. As the event draws a larger crowd year after year the Chamber, City of Foley, and its partners saw a great opportunity to collaborate with OWA and relocate to their state-of-the-art property located at 100 N OWA Blvd.
The festival kicks off at OWA on Thursday, May 6 with a balloon glow from 6-8 pm. The excitement continues on Friday, May 7 from 2-10 pm, Saturday, May 8 from 9 am – 10 pm and from 12 pm – 8 pm on Sunday, May 9. For a small fee, use of the VIP area gives you a place to eat, rest, and enjoy fellowship! A family-friendly event, the festival has activities for everyone! Festival admission is free with select activities available for an additional charge. Guests will enjoy the expansive amenities of OWA including delicious restaurants, unique retail shopping options, a variety of entertainment attractions, and of course, The Park at OWA, it’s themed amusement park with more than 20 rides and attractions. Traditional festival activities will also be added throughout the property during the festival weekend featuring children’s activities, tethered balloon rides, balloon glows, balloons in flight, artesian and food vendors, live music, and more!
49th Annual Art in the Park
May 08 - 09, 2021 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Since 1971 each Mother’s Day weekend, join us at “Art in the Park”, a competitive juried fine arts show for artists and craftsmen from across the southeast. This event is held each spring on the lawn of the John B. Foley Park in downtown Foley and has grown to attract thousands of attendees. Over 100 artists showcase their talents while providing unique, hand crafted cultural experiences and shopping opportunities with 5,000 attendees expected.
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