Things to Do in Orange Beach AL at Night

Pete Dimao - July 16, 2019

Looking for things to do in Orange Beach, AL at night? You’ve come to the right spot! Orange Beach offers a smorgasbord of family-friendly and adult-centered activities and attractions that can be enjoyed early in the evening and later at night.

From free fireworks to dolphin sunset cruises, read on to see our top ideas for things to do in Orange Beach, AL at night.

Take a Sunset Cruise

Spend the evening circling the emerald waters and back bays of Orange Beach on a laid-back sunset cruise. These cruises offer plenty of sights and sounds, with many cruises coming across dolphins that jump by the boat. Whether you’re looking for a romantic evening with your loved one or an evening adventure with the entire family, a sunset cruise is a one-of-a-kind experience.

Orange Beach Dolphin & Sunset Cruises

Contact: (251) 589-7117

Adult tickets are $22, children ages 4-12 are $18, and children ages 3 and under are free.

Southern Rose Sunset Dinner Cruise

Contact: (251) 303-8524

Adult tickets are $30, children ages 3 through 12 are $15, and children ages 3 and under are free.

Fireworks at The Wharf

people watching fireworks

Where: Main Street, The Wharf at Orange Beach

When: Mondays at 8:45 pm during the summer

During the summer, The Wharf, located at 23101 Canal Road in Orange Beach, holds a fireworks extravaganza every Monday evening with their Sparks After Dark Fireworks Show. Grab a spot along Main Street for dazzling views of color and light. During the performance, characters like Baby Shark and Starla the Starfish stroll Main Street for an extra special display. Sparks After Dark Fireworks Show is free to attend.

Enjoy Live Music & Entertainment

From local shows to national touring acts at The Wharf Amphitheater there’s almost always live music somewhere in Orange Beach. For some of the biggest names in music, head to The Wharf Amphitheater which has hosted Rascal Flatts, Hootie & The Blowfish, and Jimmy Buffett, just to name a few! Several local restaurants and bars also have live entertainment each week, including Tacky Jack’s in Orange Beach, Island Time Daiquiris at The Wharf, and The Club at Live Bait. Discover other live music and happy hour hot spots here.

Contact The Wharf Amphitheater by calling (251) 224-1020.

Take A Spin On The Ferris Wheel

the wharf ferris wheel

Where: The Wharf at Orange Beach

The Ferris Wheel at The Wharf lights up every night with a vibrant display of color. As one of the tallest Ferris wheels on the Gulf Coast, the Ferris Wheel at The Wharf provides spectacular views of The Wharf and the surrounding area. Tickets are $5 per person, per ride. Ages 3 and under are free. The Ferris Wheel is open Monday through Saturday until 10 pm and Sunday until 8 pm.

SPECTRA Sound & Light Spectacular

Where: The Wharf at Orange Beach

When: Nightly at 8:30 pm, 9 pm, and 9:30 pm

See a light show to remember with SPECTRA Sound & Light Spectacular, only at The Wharf. This choreographed light and sound display turns Main Street into an enchanting destination of colors and sounds. Find a spot along Main Street for the best views! During the summer, SPECTRA also features a mini SPECTRA show specially designed for kids, and a pirate-themed show. Each show is free to attend!

Catch A Flick

Snowbird Movie Night

Where: The Wharf at Orange Beach

See the latest blockbuster at AMC Classic Wharf 15, located at The Wharf. Whether you’re looking for something to do on a rainy evening or just an evening out with the family, this Orange Beach movie theater includes 3D screenings, digital projectors, a range of delicious movie-going concessions, and over 100 drink choices. Grab your tickets by calling (251) 981-4444.

Food, Drinks & Live Music at Flora-Bama

Where: Pensacola, FL

Located just 3 miles from Orange Beach along Perdido Beach Boulevard, Flora-Bama sits at the border of Alabama and Florida’s Gulf Coast. This lounge and oyster bar has been a favorite among adults for live music, great food, and cold drinks since 1964. This oceanfront destination includes live music 365 days a year with shows starting as early as 2 pm in the day and as late as 10:30 pm. If you’re looking for a night of fun and good times, you can’t go wrong with Flora-Bama. Call (850) 492-0611 for more information.

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