2019’s Best Summer Orange Beach EventsEva Faircloth - June 24, 2019
When the temperature starts rising, the Orange Beach events get even hotter! Whether you want to sing along with your favorite country music singer, watch the Blue Angels’ high-flying feats or dine with pirates, you’ve got plenty of options during a vacation on Alabama’s white-sand beaches. Check out some of our favorite Orange Beach events to put on your itinerary this summer.
Top Orange Beach Events for Summer 2019
Blue Angels Practice
11:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Wednesday
National Museum of Naval Aviation
Throughout the summer, the Blue Angels practice for about an hour on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. It’s free to go to the Aviation Museum to watch the practice. Seeing the jets doing their maneuvers over the Gulf is a quintessential beach experience.
Pirates and Princesses Breakfast Adventure
8, 9 and 10 a.m. Daily
Join a treasure hunt, sing-along, games and see magic tricks and more during this daily breakfast your kids love. There are three shows each morning and an all-you-can-eat breakfast is $15 for adults; $8 for children; 5 and under are free.
City of Gulf Shores Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration
9 p.m., July 4
Gulf State Park Fishing and Education Pier
The City of Gulf Shores will celebrate the Fourth of July with its stunning annual fireworks display. Park at Gulf State Park Lake Shelby and walk across the pedestrian bridge. There will be food trucks and music on site prior to the fireworks.
Independence Day Street Party and Fireworks
The Wharf, Orange Beach
The fun begins at 5 p.m. for this post-Fourth celebration on Main Street at The Wharf. Enjoy kid-friendly activities, live entertainment, prize giveaways and more. Watch as fireworks light up the sky at 8:45 p.m. While the event is free, there is a charge for some activities.
2019 Blue Marlin Grand Championship of the Gulf
The Wharf Marina
The Blue Marlin Grand Championship is an over-the-top weigh-in that makes for a memorable experience. It’s free to spectators, so come out to see the big catches. The event opens with a Street Party on July 11, when a corresponding boat show opens as well.
C Spire Concert Series Presents: Luke Bryan
The Wharf Amphitheater
Country artist Luke Bryan will be joined by Cole Swindell and Jon Langston for their Sunset Repeat Tour. Bryan recently released his fourth album.
42nd Annual 2019 MBGFC Ladies Tournament
See what competitors reeled in at the weigh-in dock on Period Pass on Aug. 3 starting at 5 p.m. and at 3 p.m. on Aug. 4.
Commemoration of the Battle of Mobile Bay
9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Aug. 3
Historic Fort Morgan
Re-enactment commemorates the events that took place in Mobile Bay on Aug. 5-23, 1864. The Fort comes to life with drills and demonstration of artillery by historical interpreters. Regular admission is charged.
Besides these fun, Orange Beach events, don’t miss out on events and activities right onsite at Turquoise Place! View the latest resort guide for all that’s happening at the resort.