When you visit the Alabama Gulf Coast during the summer months, you’ll find that area is bustling with lots of vacationers. If you want to explore our charming beach town during a calmer time, you should visit Gulf Shores in September. This is one of our favorite times of the year here, and we’ll tell you why!
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No matter what time of the year you visit, there’s always something fun going on in Gulf Shores—and September does not fall short!
One of the most anticipated days in Gulf Shores in September is Labor Day! Take advantage of the three-day weekend and head to the coast. One of the best ways to celebrate the holiday is to head to the sand for a relaxing beach day. Whether you prefer to swim in the water, work on your tan, or play beach games, you’ll have the best day ever at our picturesque white-sand beaches.
Do you want to attend an adrenaline-filled evening that’s exciting for the whole family? Head to Bulls on the Beach at Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar and experience thrilling rodeo action. This event spans over three nights and is one of the area’s most anticipated events of the year. Bulls on the Beach features professional bull riding, mechanical bulls, and contests for children.
There’s nothing like attending an amazing concert by the beach. Each year, The Wharf Amphitheater hosts impressive live shows featuring top-notch artists. In past years, the CSpire Concert series has welcomed Luke Combs, Zac Brown Band, Jim Gaffigan, and Hootie and The Blowfish. This year, you can look forward to all-star lineups, including Chris Stapleton, Jimmy Buffett, and more!
Sea turtles are fascinating creatures that call our Gulf Coast beaches home. You can learn all about these beautiful animals at the Gulf State Park Turtle Fest. The festival includes sea turtle education classes, pier walks, sea turtle nest demos, a TED exhibit, crafts, and more! This event is only $3 to attend and is held annually at the Gulf State Park Fishing and Education Pier.
Do you have a love for the supernatural and paranormal? We’ve got the perfect activity for you! This September, join the members of Second Sight Paranormal TV for a full-blown ghost and paranormal investigation at Fort Morgan—one of Alabama’s most haunted places. The Fort Morgan State Historic Site guides will educate guests on the fascinating historical background of the fort. Then, you’ll get handed state-of-the-art ghost hunting equipment and start your spooky evening. Reservations are required for this event!
Whether you want to visit the Gulf Coast during spring, summer, fall, or winter, Harris Vacation Rentals will have the perfect vacation home for you! We offer properties throughout Fort Morgan, Gulf Shores, and Orange Beach, ranging in size and shape. If you’re looking for a home with a private pool, elevator, deck, or beach views—we’ve got you covered!