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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LuLu’s Mardi Gras Celebration & Boat Parade ~ Gulf Shores, Alabama Events by Southern

Celebrate Mardi Gras in Gulf Shores, Alabama at LuLu’s Buffet on March 5, 2019! LuLu’s Mardi Gras Celebration and Boat Parade is one of the biggest events of the year. Don your purple, gold, and green attire and your beads! Live music begins at 11 AM, so be sure to grab a great spot! Then, the Mardi Gras boat parade rolls into LuLu’s to keep the party going. More music starts right at 5 PM. Don’t miss out on this fun event with great food, great music, and even greater fun! As the French say, “laissez les bon temps rouler!”

In addition to Lulu’s Mardi Gras Celebration, it’s also LuLu’s anniversary! Enjoy some complimentary cake as you help LuLu celebrate their anniversary. A boat parade assembles at The Wharf in Orange Beach at 3 PM before heading west to LuLu’s and Homeport Marina. For more information, give LuLu’s a call at (251) 967-5858.

If Mardi Gras is one of your favorite holidays, then don’t miss out the chance to stay with Southern and celebrate! Stay at Seawind 2001 for a relaxing vacation amidst all of the celebrating. This corner condo offers accommodations for eight with three bedrooms and two full bathrooms. A full kitchen, private balcony, and resort-style amenities make Seawind 2001 the clear choice when planning your vacation!