Celebrate Sunsets, Art and Jubilee in Coastal Alabama

admin|July 11th, 2017

THE CRY OF JUBILEE: An Eastern Shore Phenomenon You may have seen the city signs proclaiming Daphne to be the “Jubilee City.” But just what does that title mean? Well, for locals living along the eastern shoreline of Mobile Bay, … Continue reading “Celebrate Sunsets, Art and Jubilee in Coastal Alabama”

Delta Dash: Get Down and Dirty

admin|July 10th, 2017

If overcoming obstacles is your thing, then you are going to love the Delta Dash! It is a rip roaring, rolling, climbing, running, leaping, and spirited event that challenges your stamina, endurance and determination to make it to the finish … Continue reading “Delta Dash: Get Down and Dirty”

TAKE A WALK, AN ART WALK: Coastal Talent on Display

admin|June 26th, 2017

The end of the work week calls for something special, some way to celebrate the beginning of the weekend. A Friday evening to gather with friends to enjoy some coastal art sounds like the perfect answer. That’s just the kind … Continue reading “TAKE A WALK, AN ART WALK: Coastal Talent on Display”

A Summer Harvest of Fun in Coastal Alabama

admin|June 7th, 2017

GRAND BAY WATERMELON FESTIVAL: A Sweet Summer Tradition The summer sun overhead brings a bead of sweat to your brow. You sure wish you could find a shady spot and a slice of ice-cold watermelon. Good news! Your wish can … Continue reading “A Summer Harvest of Fun in Coastal Alabama”

GRAND BAY WATERMELON FESTIVAL: A Sweet Summer Tradition

admin|June 6th, 2017

The summer sun overhead brings a bead of sweat to your brow. You sure wish you could find a shady spot and a slice of ice-cold watermelon. Good news! Your wish can come true this July 4 in south Mobile … Continue reading “GRAND BAY WATERMELON FESTIVAL: A Sweet Summer Tradition”

FRESH AND FLAVORFUL: Coastal Farmer’s Markets

admin|May 17th, 2017

Our warm, sunny coastal climate produces more than just happy residents and visitors; it generates a bountiful harvest of delicious fruits and vegetables. Our coastal waters provide fresh catches of fish, crab and shrimp, and our coastal farmers and fishermen … Continue reading “FRESH AND FLAVORFUL: Coastal Farmer’s Markets”

Battleship, Bicycles and Beaches: Summer in Coastal Alabama

admin|May 8th, 2017

Battleship, Bicycles and Beaches: Summer in Coastal Alabama However you define the perfect summer vacation, we have the events, attractions, shopping and more!   RIDEYELLOW: More than just a Bike Ride Each year on the Saturday before Father’s Day cyclists … Continue reading “Battleship, Bicycles and Beaches: Summer in Coastal Alabama”

RIDEYELLOW: More than just a Bike Ride

admin|May 3rd, 2017

Each year on the Saturday before Father’s Day cyclists come to Bay Minette to turn their pedal power into real power for change at RIDEYELLOW. This year on June 17, the annual event begins at Halliday Park in Bay Minette … Continue reading “RIDEYELLOW: More than just a Bike Ride”

Summer is packed with Coastal Fun

admin|April 19th, 2017

Rides and Rodeos, Beaches and the Battleship, Shopping and More! Top picks for coastal fun this summer. Reel in Fun at the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo   For this kind of rodeo you won’t need a horse, but a … Continue reading “Summer is packed with Coastal Fun”

Festivals, Food and Family Fun in Coastal Alabama

admin|April 6th, 2017

GULF COAST HOT AIR BALLOON FESTIVAL Ever feel like your life is up in the air? For hot air balloon fans it’s a great feeling and one that brings them to Foley May 5 and 6 for the Gulf Coast … Continue reading “Festivals, Food and Family Fun in Coastal Alabama”

Foley delivers two Fun-filled Weekends

admin|April 5th, 2017

Family fun in the air and on the ground can be found in Foley with two fun-filled weekends in May. Look to the sky May 5 and 6 for the Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival and keep your feet … Continue reading “Foley delivers two Fun-filled Weekends”

Coastal Concerts from Downtown to the Beach

admin|March 24th, 2017

From cool urban venues in downtown Mobile to laid-back stages in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, we’ve got awesome performances to provide your coastal soundtrack. Making Music in Mobile   Downtown Mobile is the music hub of the Portautoy with … Continue reading “Coastal Concerts from Downtown to the Beach”

Spring is Spectacular in Coastal Alabama

admin|March 10th, 2017

FESTIVAL OF FLOWERS It is all floral fun and fantasy at the 2017 Festival of Flowers, March 23 – 26 on the campus of Providence Hospital in Mobile. Twenty-four years of providing a stunning array of blooming beauty.   Highlights … Continue reading “Spring is Spectacular in Coastal Alabama”

Spring Blooms in Coastal Alabama

admin|March 10th, 2017

It really is no surprise that spring is our favorite season to shine here on the Alabama Coast. While other parts of the country look forward to vast landscapes of autumn leaves to savor in red, orange and yellow, our … Continue reading “Spring Blooms in Coastal Alabama”

March Brings Arts, Crafts, Cultural and Food Events to Coastal Alabama

admin|February 28th, 2017

As soon as the last Mardi Gras beads are tossed from the final parade float, our thoughts turn to the cultural and cuisine delights that March has to offer along the Alabama Gulf Coast. And it’s a month of family-friendly … Continue reading “March Brings Arts, Crafts, Cultural and Food Events to Coastal Alabama”

Mardi Gras in Full Swing on the Alabama Coast

admin|February 21st, 2017

Heads up! It’s Mardi Gras season in Coastal Alabama and the beads, MoonPies and stuffed animals are flying from colorful floats to the outstretched hands of eager parade goers. Dauphin Island Last month Dauphin Island kicked off the festivities with the … Continue reading “Mardi Gras in Full Swing on the Alabama Coast”

Get Fit and Have Fun on Alabama’s Beaches

admin|October 3rd, 2016

When you’re on vacation it needn’t be difficult to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle. Here in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, we make it easy with an array of activities and adventures that get you outside and moving around … Continue reading “Get Fit and Have Fun on Alabama’s Beaches”

The Best Birding in the Southeast Right Here in Alabama

admin|September 13th, 2016

Dauphin Island, is one of the best birding in the Southeast right here in Alabama; more than 347 species have been reported on the island! During fall migration, shore birds begin to gather on the Island to store up energy for … Continue reading “The Best Birding in the Southeast Right Here in Alabama”

Golfing on Alabama’s Beaches

admin|September 13th, 2016

With over 200 holes on signature courses designed by some of golf’s greatest including Arnold Palmer, Jerry Pate and Early Stone, Gulf Shores and Orange Beach offer golfers an experience like no other. From Scottish-style links to beach side greens, … Continue reading “Golfing on Alabama’s Beaches”

Festival of Flavor Returns to Downtown Foley

admin|September 13th, 2016

The 5th Annual Alabama Festival of Flavor returns to Downtown Foley, sponsored by Riviera Utilities, is set to take place Saturday, Oct. 8. A kick-off for the Festival, the Chicago Street Supper Club, will take place on Thursday, Oct. 6. The … Continue reading “Festival of Flavor Returns to Downtown Foley”

Discover North Baldwin: Fish, Kayak or Hike your way through an adventure!

admin|September 13th, 2016

Located on the northeastern shoulder of the Mobile-Tensaw Delta, North Baldwin County is an outdoor recreation and ecotourism Mecca. Discover North Baldwin: Fish, Kayak or Hike your way through an adventure! Here fishermen can launch from multiple river and delta … Continue reading “Discover North Baldwin: Fish, Kayak or Hike your way through an adventure!”

Have just a few hours to spend in Mobile?

admin|September 13th, 2016

Have just a few hours to spend in Mobile? Let us help you get the most out of your visit! Two Hours! The one-of-a-kind GulfQuest National Maritime Museum opened in the fall of 2015.  GulfQuest is the first and only … Continue reading “Have just a few hours to spend in Mobile?”

Fall Foodies Festivities

admin|September 13th, 2016

Gulf Shores and Orange Beach have become increasingly popular destinations for not only their 32 miles of sugar-white sand beaches, but also for their unique and exciting culinary endeavors. This fall, Alabama’s beaches will welcome several festivals, including the largest … Continue reading “Fall Foodies Festivities”

Eastern Shore Festivals Shine a Light on the Arts & Nature

admin|August 24th, 2016

Eastern Shore Festivals Shine a Light on the Arts & Nature. Two big events on the Eastern Shore are offering great opportunities to enjoy the arts and nature this fall. The 28th Annual Jubilee Festival is a fun and laid-back … Continue reading “Eastern Shore Festivals Shine a Light on the Arts & Nature”

Are you tough enough for the 5th Annual Delta Dash???

admin|August 15th, 2016

Are you tough enough for the 5th Annual Delta Dash??? Over the river and through the woods to Delta Dash you go!!! Experience the Delta like never before with a 5K obstacle course mud run designed to challenge your HEART … Continue reading “Are you tough enough for the 5th Annual Delta Dash???”

Find Your Getaway!

admin|August 2nd, 2016

Find Your Getaway! Whether you’re traveling with your girlfriends, guy friends or that special someone, Alabama’s beaches are the ideal locations for a fun yet relaxing getaway. Gulf Shores and Orange Beach offer their guests a plethora of activities, events … Continue reading “Find Your Getaway!”

South Mobile’s Hopping with a Kayak Classic Fishing Tournament and the Taste of the Bayou

admin|July 29th, 2016

Ready, Set, Explore! South Mobile’s Hopping with a Kayak Classic Fishing Tournament and the Taste of the Bayou. Bayou La Batre is the place to be for the adventures to end summer in action.   Get ready for a fun … Continue reading “South Mobile’s Hopping with a Kayak Classic Fishing Tournament and the Taste of the Bayou”

Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo and Tournaments in South Mobile and Dauphin Island

admin|July 12th, 2016

The first fishing competition in America to be deemed as a “rodeo” began in 1929. What was once just a hobby amongst businessmen has now become the Annual Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo and Tournaments in South Mobile and Dauphin Island. … Continue reading “Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo and Tournaments in South Mobile and Dauphin Island”

Shopping and the Outdoors are Both Available on the Eastern Shore

admin|June 27th, 2016

by D. Fran Morley   On the Eastern Shore, we love spending time outdoors, and that usually means being on the water: creeks, back bays, marshes, and the wide waters of Mobile Bay are all just waiting to be explored. … Continue reading “Shopping and the Outdoors are Both Available on the Eastern Shore”

Fishing Tournaments This Summer

admin|June 16th, 2016

Fishing Tournaments this Summer are some of the most highly-anticipated events in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. With big fish, big money and big boats, there is much excitement and fun to be had all summer long. As we head … Continue reading “Fishing Tournaments This Summer”