Memorial Day is right around the corner, and that means it’s officially time to start planning your getaway to Gulf Shores, Alabama! Come soak up the sun, build sandcastles, and enjoy the company of friends and family. On Memorial Day, we celebrate the beginning of a summer season filled with long weeks and weekends on Alabama’s white-sand beaches. So, what are you waiting for? Leave school and work behind and come celebrate Memorial Day Weekend in Gulf Shores!
If you’re planning to join us for an unforgettable Memorial Day Weekend in Gulf Shores, you’ll want to plan your itinerary ahead of time. There are so many amazing activities and attractions available along our sugar-white shores. And when you book a Harris Vacation Rentals family vacation rental, you’ll even receive up to $100 off local tours and activities through TripShock. Planning the perfect vacation has never been easier!
Kick off the weekend with The Wharf Boat and Yacht Show. This highly-anticipated festival will take place March 20th – 22nd in beautiful Orange Beach, Alabama. When you go, you’ll find over $150 million in boats and marine products on display, as well as exhibitor displays, educational workshops, live music, and so much more. Book your stay in one of our Orange Beach vacation rentals to stay near the festival.
This Memorial Day Weekend, it’s all about the beach! Come relax on our sugar-white shores, sink your toes into the sand, and enjoy bonding with family and friends in a beautiful destination. Play in the Gulf, challenge your friends to a game of beach volleyball, and create memories to last a lifetime! Afterwards, head back to your Harris Property and have a cookout with friends and family. It doesn’t get much better than that!
You definitely won’t want to miss out on the annual Gulf Shores Memorial Day Weekend Celebration. Head to the Park at OWA and bring in the beginning of summer. There will be tons of family-friendly activities and fun festivities, including a fireworks show on May 23rd!
Boogie your way into summer at Lulupalooza! This free event held at Lulu’s offers tons of family fun, delicious food, and great live music. The concert starts at 12 p.m. on May 23rd, 2020 and goes all night long on the outdoor boat stage. But the fun doesn’t end there! While you’re at Lulu’s, make sure to climb the Mountain of Youth Ropes Course and win prizes at the Arcade.
Are you ready for an action-packed Memorial Day Weekend in Gulf Shores, Alabama? Experience your long weekend to the fullest when you book your stay in a Harris Property. We offer a wide range of gorgeous rentals in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, and Fort Morgan. Whether you prefer a beachfront property, a home with a private pool, a large family home, or a pet-friendly accommodation, we are sure to have the ideal vacation rental for your vacation. Check our availability and contact us to book your stay today.
There are plenty of reasons to visit Gulf Shores all year long, but planning your vacation during the Halloween season adds a special touch of spooky fun to your stay. Read on to learn more about celebrating Halloween in Gulf Shores!
With average temperatures in the mid- to upper-70s during the month of October, you and your guests will be reveling in the nice temperatures while the rest of the country starts to get chilly. Even the water stays warm, meaning you can plan a beach day in the middle of fall!
Located in the nearby city of Foley, OWA is an entertainment destination that hosts the Town of Terror on weekend nights throughout October. The Town of Terror has a haunted house, bloodthirsty butchers, insane asylum escapees, and more. They even have special Flashlight Nights, where you can explore the park guided only by the light of a flashlight for extra scares. Flashlight nights are held on Thursdays and Sundays from 6:00pm to 9:00pm, while regular Town of Terror hours are held on Fridays and Saturdays from 6:00pm to midnight. Admission ranges from $10.00 to $44.95. Town of Terror is open from 6:00pm to 10:00pm on the nights of October 30th and 31st.
Perfect for a fall-themed steam train ride during the day or a haunted thrill ride at night, the Wales West Light Railway Pumpkin Patch Express runs in the nearby town of Silverhill from the end of September through October 31st. The train rides are only scary after 7:00pm. Other attractions and activities on-site include pony rides, a petting zoo, a bounce house, a pumpkin cannon, pumpkin decorating, a haunted barn, and more. Admission is $15.00 per person plus tax, with children two and under admitted for free.
Taking place at Caribe Marina & Watersports in Orange Beach on select days during October, the Caribe Marina Ghost Cruise invites visitors to experience Halloween in a uniquely coastal way. Cruise around Perdido Bay on a moonlit cruise while listening to ghost stories and being haunted by ghouls. The forty-five minute cruise departs twice per night at 7:00pm and 8:00pm. Admission is $15.00 per child and $20.00 per adult.
An alternative to trick-or-treating by going door-to-door, Trunk R Treat at The Wharf is a family-friendly event where people can dress up, kids can have fun doing activities like face painting and riding camels, and Main Street plays host to cars and trucks filled with candy. This event takes place from 6:00pm to 8:30pm on October 31st.
For more information on what Gulf Shores has to offer for your vacation during Halloween and beyond, contact our reservation specialists and book your lodgings in one of our incredible vacation rental properties today!