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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6th Annual Flora-Bama Fishing Rodeo ~ Perdido Key, Florida Events by Southern

Get ready to participate in one of the best fishing tournaments on the Gulf Coast this summer! The Flora-Bama Fishing Rodeo begins May 31 through June 2 at the Flora-Bama Yacht Club. In addition, this location is right across the street from the world famous Flora-Bama Lounge and Package Store!

The Flora-Bama Fishing Rodeo is a three-day tournament with anglers competing for top prizes. Categories range from catfish to billfish and everything in-between. Meanwhile,  a 3-day beach party and awards ceremony will accompany the tournament. Come enjoy daily weigh-ins with fish viewing area, live music, and food!

Further, a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Operation ReConnect, a non profit organization that provides combat veterans with a well-deserved family vacation.

While you’re in town for the tournament, stay in one of Southern’s vacation condos in Perdido Key, Florida or Orange Beach, Alabama! Stay at Beach Colony 3A in Perdido Key for dazzling Gulf views and exciting resort-style amenities. You’re just minutes away from all the fun at the Flora-Bama, too!