June

These events and more can be found posted on the official Dept. of Alabama Tourism website, Sweet Home Alabama.

Thursday, June 1

Glow in the Park Summer Movie Series

FairhopeFun for the whole family! Bring chairs, blankets, and snacks and enjoy this movie under the stars!

Friday, June 2

5th Annual Crawfish Bash

Bay MinetteThe Annual Crawfish Bash is a family friendly community event that kicks off Summer! You will find crawfish, corn, potatoes, sausage, hot dogs, locally brewed beer from Fairhope Brewing – along with other non-alcoholic beverages, live music, kid’s activities and a lot of fun! Tickets are available through the North Baldwin Chamber of Commerce, and kids 10 & under are free! Tickets include all food and beverages.

Heritage Park Marketplace, Music and a Movie

FoleyArts and crafts, plants, baked good and more with live entertainment and a movie under the stars on a big screen, Bring lawn chairs or a blanket.

Throughout June and July, and on every Wednesday:

Wonderful Wednesdays at Bellingrath Gardens and Home

TheodoreWho knew Wednesday could be so wonderful? Every Wednesday in June and July, enjoy a special program about Bellingrath Gardens and Home, gardening, local history and nature.

July

Saturday, July 1

Salute to American Independence

Gulf ShoresLiving History staff celebrate America’s Independence through firing artillery, weapons demonstrations, and special tours on July 1.

Monday, July 3rd & 4th

Grand Bay Watermelon Festival

Grand BayThe Annual Grand Bay Watermelon Festival is a fun, family event, celebrating the sweet Grand Bay Watermelons.

Tuesday, July 4

Fairhope’s Fourth of July Festival and Fireworks Display

FairhopeJul 4, Fairhope. Fairhope’s Fourth of July Festival and Fireworks Display. 251-929-1466. www.cofairhope.com. Free. Henry George Park and Fairhope Municipal Pier–The Baldwin Pops Band Independence Day Concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. with a variety of patriotic music before and after the fireworks display. The fireworks display will begin at approximately 9 p.m.

July 4th Celebration

MobileCelebrate Independence Day in Mobile at Battleship Memorial Park, one of greatest military parks in America. Enjoy picnicking, a traditional patriotic concert and a spectacular fireworks show on the edge of Mobile Bay.

Thursday, July 6

Glow in the Park Summer Movie Series

FairhopeFun for the whole family! Bring chairs, blankets, and snacks and enjoy this movie under the stars!

Thursday, July 20th Thru Sunday July 23rd

84th Annual Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo

Dauphin IslandAlabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo. 251-471-0025. More than 3,000 anglers from at least 24 states will fish in the Gulf of Mexico for three days for a chance to win more than $400,000 in cash and prizes across 30 categories.

August

Thursday, August 3

Glow in the Park Summer Movie Series

FairhopeFun for the whole family! Bring chairs, blankets, and snacks and enjoy this movie under the stars!

Saturday, August 5

153rd Commemorative of the Battle of Mobile Bay

Dauphin IslandThe well-preserved ramparts of Fort Gaines have guarded the entrance to Mobile Bay for more than 150 years. Now a fascinating historic site, the Fort stands at the eastern tip of Dauphin Island where it commands panoramic views of the bay and the Gulf of Mexico.

4th Annual Bayou La Batre Kayak Classic

Bayou La BatreKayak fishing tournament that also includes a full day of family fun, music, entertainment, shopping, and more.

Commemoration of the Battle of Mobile

Gulf ShoresA one-day living history event at Fort Morgan

Commemoration of the Battle of Mobile Bay & Siege of Fort Morgan

Gulf ShoresA one-day living history event commemorating the events that happened at Mobile Bay August 5-23, 1864. The fort will come to life with drills and demonstrations of artillery by historical interpreters.