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The festival is a fine arts, juried event held every second weekend in March on the joint grounds of the Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach and Waterfront Park on Canal Road. Festival hours are Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The festival is completely free with public parking located at the Event Center at The Wharf. Shuttle service provided by BRATS with an all day pass for $5. Bike riders can park at the Bicycle Village on the Arts Center grounds.
January 23, 2017 - Orange Beach, AL (OBA) - Journey has set a concert in Orange Beach at the The Wharf Amphitheater on July 6th, performing all their classic hits like “Don’t Stop Believin’,” “Any Way You Want It,” “Faithfully,” “Wheel In The Sky,” “Separate Ways,” and more. Tickets go on sale to the general public this Friday, January 27th at 10am CST.
Journey VIP Packages will be available, including premium seats, exclusive merchandise and more. For more information, visit www.journeymusic.com.
January 16, 2017 - Orange Beach, AL (OBA) - Christina Christian along with her producer, Justin Sable Fobes are proud to present Christina’s Single Release “Quirky Little Thing” campaign party on Friday, February 10th from 8:00 P.M. to 12:00 A.M. The “Silent Sea” Pre-Order Campaign Party takes place at The Hot Spot Music and Grub located at the Wharf in Orange Beach, AL at 4780 Wharf Parkway.
Americana/Country Artist, singer, songwriter Christina Christian and veteran Gulf Coast musicians join together on “Silent Sea” to produce ballads, a witty song about modern life, a sweet melody on mandolin and guitar, a jazzy R&B number, and then reaches deep for a soulful expression of values in a troubled world. She tops it all with her new single “Quirky Little Thing”. Christina’s all original and skillfully developed sounds blend into a seamless flow of powerful lyrics and modern but traditional sounds. Her debut album “Silent Sea” is due out this Spring of 2017. One fan said, “It's music from the heart that hits you right between the eyes.”
by Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism
January 10, 2017 - Orange Beach, AL -(OBA) - Mardi Gras parades kick off event lineup from February through May
Mardi Gras, which originated across Mobile Bay in Mobile, Alabama, takes on a family-friendly vibe in Alabama’s beach destination as the Carnival season kicks off a dynamic spring event lineup. The following major events take place in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach from late February through May 2017:
Mystical Order of Mirams Mardi Gras Parade
Date: Feb. 24
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Orange Beach; begins on Perdido Beach Boulevard at Wintzell’s Oyster House (24131 Perdido Beach Blvd.) and ends at Highway 161
Mystics of Pleasure Mardi Gras Parade
Date: Feb. 25
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Orange Beach; begins at Wintzell’s Oyster House (24131 Perdido Beach Blvd.) and ends at Perdido Dunes (27070 Perdido Beach Blvd.)
January 7, 2017 - Fort Morgan, AL (FMA) - The Coast Guard rescued two people from a vessel taking on water approximately 2 miles offshore Fort Morgan, Alabama, Friday.
Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 10:20 p.m. that a 24-foot pleasure craft with two people on board was taking on water approximately 2 miles offshore Fort Morgan.
416 PM CST Tue Jan 3 2017 NWS Damage Survey For the 01/02/17 Gulf Shores Alabama Thunderstorm Wind Event...
Path Length /statute/: 1 mile
Path Width /maximum/: 650 yards
Start Time: 2:47 pm CST
Start Location: Near intersection of Hwy 59 & Hwy 182
End Time: 2:48 pm CST
End Location: Just East of Hwy 59 & South of Hwy 180