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 Hangout Music Festival

Sun, sand, and good music — what more could you ask for? The 2018 Hangout Music Festival in Gulf Shores is the largest (and arguably, the most fun!) music festival on the Gulf Coast. Headlining artists include Travis Scott, The Lumineers, Khalid, Vampire Weekend, Cardi B, Kygo, and more. The festival takes place May 17-19 with a kickoff party on May 16. And even better: there’s still time to get tickets!

Experience more than just the music. The Hangout Music Festival has a million and one ways to have fun! Play beach volleyball with new and old friends, recharge at Hammock Beach, experience summer camp all over again at Camp Hangout, and more! Check out all the ways you can make the most out of your Hangout experience.

Don’t wait to book your accommodations! This is a perfect time before your choices run out. Book your stay with Southern Vacation Rentals in one of our Gulf Shores homes or condos today! Our Seawind condos put you at the forefront of the action – stay at Seawind 2004 and enjoy accommodations for 10 and amazing Gulf views!