From enjoying scrumptious shrimp and lobster to kayak tours and live music, there’s a host of amazing events taking place this fall around Gulf Shores. Mild temperatures combined with friendly faces make for an exciting time throughout the region. If you’re visiting the area, make sure you book a vacation home rental to be near all the fun. Here are just a few of the many social happenings you won’t want to miss.
Check Out These 4 Fall Gulf Shore Events
1. National Shrimp Festival
Imagine dining on shrimp cooked in a variety of delicious ways. The 47th Annual National Shrimp Festival will make your dreams a reality. Held Oct. 11-14, visitors can enjoy not just shrimp, but all kinds of seafood. There’s also live musical performances, art displays, and much more. Admission is free to this popular excursion right near Gulf Shores’ sandy beaches. Get close to all the action by reserving a nearby vacation home rental.
2. John L. Borom Alabama Coastal BirdFest
Enthusiasts from as far away as Canada flock to this annual birdwatch gathering. From Oct. 3-6 visitors are able to see the winter migration of birds to the warmer Fairhope climate in Alabama. There are more than 30 guided tours to safely observe fowl without impeding on their territory. In addition to birds, the BirdFest attendees can also view dolphins, alligators and other wildlife.
3. Kayak Eco Tours
For an even more personal look at the Alabama coast’s beautiful surroundings, reserve your spot on a Kayak Eco Tour. Available through Oct. 26, the guided tour is held at Lake Shelby in Gulf Shores. The hour-long event highlights the area’s vibrant ecosystem. Kayak instructions are available for beginners and all equipment, including life jackets, are provided. After the tour is over, relax at one of the many vacation home rentals.
3. Live Music Galore
Whether your musical tastes are jazz, country, R & B or rock, Gulf Shores and the surrounding communities will offer a range of performances this fall. Enjoy the deep sounds of the blues from Emmy-nominated composer John Lee Sanders, who performs Sept. 21-Dec. 6 at the Perdido Beach Resort Lobby Lounge in Orange Beach. Lisa Christian calls on her Philly-based soul influences to deliver unforgettable shows. Catch her Sept. 25-Dec. 18 at the Sunset Cork Room Restaurant and Wine Bar in Gulf Shores.
These are just a small sample of the many fun fall events throughout the Gulf Shores region. If you’re planning to visit the area, Sunset Properties in Gulf Shores, AL, is your trusted partner for amazing vacation home rentals in Fort Morgan and other communities. For nearly 17 years, the locally owned firm has provided guests with impeccable housing. You can also count on the team for expert guidance on the latest events in the region. To learn about rental options and make a reservation, call (251) 543-1370 today. You can also search for and book rental properties online.