Gulf Coast Events

Mark your calendar with these distinctive events along the Gulf Coast in all of our beach locations, including Fort Walton Beach, Destin, Scenic 30A, Panama City Beach, Navarre Beach, Pensacola Beach, Perdido Key, Orange Beach, Gulf Shores and Fairhope. While each area hosts their own events, the beach communities are so close to one another, and often intertwined, that visiting guests can participate and enjoy neighboring activities going on nearby with ease.

One-of-a-kind festivals and fairs celebrate so many different passions and interests. With fishing core to all of our communities, we commemorate several seafood festivals and fishing tournaments highlighting local fare and seasonal favorites. With the unique arts and culture of our exceptional areas, art expos, plein air artists, live theater, and wine and music festivals satisfy the creative souls. For the athletes, our climate is perfect for foot races, duathlons and triathlons, as well as fantastic beach volleyball tournaments.

Southern Vacation Rentals event guide can direct you to countless ways to explore these happenings, either to enhance your existing vacation or perhaps entice you to plan your next trip to the beach. We hope you will want to plan more than one.

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2018 World Food Championships ~ Orange Beach, AL Event by Southern

Do you consider yourself a foodie? Then you won’t want to miss out on the 2018 World Food Championships in Orange Beach! Over 1,500 chefs and home cooks will battle it out for food, fame, and fortune. Join in on the fun by attending one of the spirited cocktail gatherings, or even competing in the World Food Games! Held at The Wharf in Orange Beach from November 7-11, enjoy four days of food and family-friendly fun. Get your tickets here!

Grand champions of previous Food Sport events will compete for a chance to win the ultimate food crown and a share of hundreds of thousands of dollars in prize money! Since its 2012 debut, the World Food Championships have produced 30 TV food stars and awarded more than $1.5 million in prize money. The event has also connected with over 150 food brands with food fans, bloggers, and media. You’ll have the opportunity to attend a Yacht Club Dinner Party, teen cookoff challenge, and the 2nd Annual World Food Games! Don’t forget to get your tickets to the World Food Championship’s Lounge Weekend, with celebrity chef demos and complimentary refreshments. Passes sell out quick; get yours here!

Learn more about the World Food Championships here.

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