The best family vacations are the ones where mom and dad get the chance to experience a little bit of the Gulf Shores Alabama nightlife, even if it’s only for one night. While Gulf Shores isn’t quite the party town many beach towns have become, we still know how to let our hair down and show our guests a fabulous time! Sultry summer nights, icy cold beverages, and hot dance music can convince even the shyest and least coordinated dancers to get off their seats and give it a try. The party in Gulf Shores is just beginning; where are you?
Mudbugs Seafood Bar & Grill – 624 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores
With a name like Mudbugs, you should figure it’s going to be good! Featuring sushi, seafood, specials on drinks, and live bands guaranteed to keep your toes tapping and your fingers snapping, Mudbugs is where we go when we want to get our dance on!
Cowgirls Orange Beach – 4720 Main Street Space M101, Orange Beach
Put on your best Daisy Dukes and a pair of bright red cowboy boots and hit the beach—Orange Beach, that is! Cowgirls features the biggest party in the region and even offers a party room that you can rent out for your special occasion. Just remember, only the bar girls are allowed to dance on the bar; your feet must stay firmly planted on the dance floor, although it is pretty easy to get a little carried away with the best of Gulf Shores nightlife!
Hot Spot Music and Grub – 4780 Wharf Parkway, Orange Beach
How can you go wrong with a 7-hour long Happy Hour? Hot Spot Music and Grub features the best in local music, delicious po’ boys, and happy hours that last from 11-6 every week day. What a perfect start to a night out on the town!
Live Bait Dance Club — 24281 Perdido Beach Boulevard, Orange Beach
Showcasing the hottest DJ’s and the rockingest bands, Live Bait Dance Club is THE party that never ends—until last call, which is around 2 AM. Get the VIP treatment as you dance the night away with the beautiful people of Orange Beach!
Pleasure Island Tiki Bar – 27844 Canal Road, Orange Beach
The Bushwhacker is a Pleasure Island must-have adult treat; we can’t even begin to describe how wonderful it is, you just have to try it for yourself! Frozen drinks, tasty bar food, and a view of Terry Cove round out the casual vibe of Pleasure Island Tiki Bar; this place lends itself to an amazing night out!
Big Beach Brewing – 300 E 24th Ave, Gulf Shores
Big Beach Brewing is the newest and first brewery to come to the Gulf Shores. Whether you are a beer connoisseur or a novice, they are sure to have just the brew for you! Big Beach features a 10 barrel brewing system that is dedicated exclusively to brewing some of the best IPAs, Stouts, Cream Ales, and Belgian Style ales around! With up to 12 beers on tap at a time, you won’t be left thirsty! Stop in and try one of their delicious and local craft beers!