Festivals

Beyond the sandy beaches and beautiful Gulf, festivals are a great reason to come visit Alabama's Gulf Coast!

Annual National Shrimp Festival

This event is held annually during the 2nd weekend in October. The mission of the Annual National Shrimp Festival™ is to promote Gulf Shores and the surrounding area through a festival that includes Fine Art, Arts & Crafts, music and food with an emphasis on seafood, during the month of October.
Location: Gulf Shores Alabama

Hangout Music Festival

The Hangout Music Festival is the first and only festival of its kind. Located directly on white sandy beaches surrounded by palm trees, the Festival treats guests to a unique festival experience and consistently features a diverse selection of top touring artists.
Location: Gulf Shores Alabama

SEC Beachfest

Kick back before you kick off the SEC football season with a fun-filled family weekend on the white sand beaches of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, the official beach destination of SEC fans. The Inaugural SEC BeachFest will be filled with stars in the sky and stars from the SEC, including 3 current SEC head coaches, several legendary SEC
Location: Gulf Shores Alabama