No matter what time of year you visit Gulf Shores, Alabama, there is always a reason to celebrate. With concerts, sporting events, parades, live music, and food and wine festivals, there are so many fun Gulf Shores events planned each year. Whether you’re joining us for a family vacation, a couple’s retreat, or a friend’s getaway, there are events in Gulf Shores for everyone to enjoy! Head to the Alabama Gulf Coast for a guaranteed good time! Visit us in spring to enjoy the Annual Festival of Arts and Crafts, the annual Boat and Yacht Show, or the ever-popular German Sausage Festival. Come back in the summer for the Orange Beach Billfish Classic or the Hangout Music Fest. During the fall season, it’s all about the Alabama Coastal BirdFest and the National Shrimp Festival. And, of course, you won’t want to miss the Annual Frank Brown International Songwriters Festival at Flora Bama in November! Finally, return in winter to join us for all of the fun holiday events heating up on our sugar-white shores. As you can see, the list of things to do in Gulf Shores is endless. If you’re looking for something to do on your Gulf Shores vacation, we’ve got everything you need. Look below to see our Gulf Shores events calendar and find out what’s happening during your stay. Then, book a beautiful vacation rental to be your home away from home. Harris Vacation Rentals is happy to offer gorgeous beach homes throughout Fort Morgan, Gulf Shores, and Orange Beach, and they’re all conveniently located near the best Gulf Shores events!

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