Spring on the Alabama Gulf Coast brings fun events and discounts for travel. Take advantage of our 3-for-2 deal! You’ll get your 3rd night FREE when you stay 2 or more nights with us before May 16! Bring mom for a special Mother’s Day vacation, celebrate Cinco de Mayo on the beach, or participate in some of the local events happening in the area.
Ocean Camp in the Wharf is celebrating Earth Day with fun activities at their Ocean Splash event. Bring the kids for animal encounters, face painting, scavenger hunt prizes, marina walks, and crafts made from recyclable materials. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about the environment and local marine life. Admission is free.
Bama Coast Cruisin’ at the Wharf
April 27 & 28
Visit the Wharf this April for the 9th Annual Bama Coast & Cruisin’ Car Show. See vintage cars, enjoy fun activities, and watch live entertainment during this free, family-friendly event.
Annual Flora-Bama Mullet Toss
Head on over to the World Famous Flora-Bama during the last weekend in April for a fun and exciting weekend of tossing mullet! People from around the country meet on the white sand beaches of the Florida/Alabama line to test their fish-tossing skills and party on the beach. Admission is free. The cost to participate is $20 and includes a 2018 Mullet Toss t-shirt.
NCAA Volleyball Championship
Watch some of the best collegiate volleyball teams in the country compete in the NCAA Volleyball Championship on the Gulf Shores public beaches, located right next to the Hangout. Grab a seat right in front of the action as they bump, set, and spike their way to victory. Tickets are $20 per day for GA, $30 per day for courtside seating, $45 for all-session GA, and $70 for all-session courtside seating.
Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival
May 4 & 5
The Tanger Outlets in Foley present the 14th Annual Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival this May 4 & 5. See 30 hot air balloons from across the country take to the skies in an amazing spectacle. Meet the pilots and learn about the balloons at this fun, family-friendly event. Visit the carnival, shop local vendor booths and watch the Disc Connected K-9 World Famous Frisbee Dog Show put on a “gravity-defying” display. Admission is free. Balloons only fly at dawn and dusk.