September

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

Coastal Cleanup Volunteers
Saturday, September 16th & 17th

2nd Annual Massacre Island’s Pirate Siege

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.

30th Annual Alabama Coastal Cleanup

Gulf ShoresJoin in the 30th Annual Alabama Coastal Cleanup. Make a difference locally at one of 28 zones throughout Alabama’s coastal counties. Help us by continuing to Get the Trash Out of the Splash!

Saturday, September 23rd & 24th

29th Annual Jubilee Festival

DaphneJuried Arts & Crafts Show with live local entertainment, Kids Art in the Park with booths set up for children to explore their creative side and more.

October

Sunday, October 1 Thru Dec. 2017

Fall Bird Migration

Dauphin IslandDauphin Island has been named one of the top four locations in North America for viewing fall and spring migrations! The Sanctuary consists of 133 acres of maritime forest, marshes, and dunes, including a lake, a swamp and a beach. Recently, the 3 miles trail system within the Sanctuary has been designated as a National Recreational Trail.

Wednesday, October 4th thru 7th

Alabama Coastal BirdFest 2017

Spanish FortFour days of guided bird & nature tours on land and by boat plus speakers, evening events, workshops, and family-friendly Expo with raptors, snakes, exhibits, hands-on activities, and more.

Saturday, October 7

Alabama Festival of Flavor 2017

FoleyThe 6th Annual Festival of Flavor, sponsored by Riviera Utilities is set to take place Saturday, October 7 in the streets of Historic Downtown Foley from Noon until 5 pm. Presented by the South Baldwin Chamber of Commerce, The Festival of Flavor showcases the many flavors of local and regional foods, wine and craft beer.

Bird & Conservation Expo 2017

FairhopeFree, day long family-friendly event with live raptor demos, touch tanks, Alabama snakes show, booths, exhibits, vendors, kids’ birdhouse build, giveaways, and lots of hands-on activities and fun for all ages. Part of Alabama Coastal BirdFest.

Thursday, October 12 thru 15th

46th Annual National Shrimp Festival

Gulf ShoresSavor fresh from the gulf seafood at the 46th Annual National Shrimp Festival during this four-day event that attracts over 300,000 people. This year the festival will play host to more than 80 hours of musical entertainment featuring a lineup of national, regional and local acts. There will be musical acts to please all palates, including Blues, Motown, Southern Rock, Jazz, Zydeco and Country. The music begins at 10 a.m. each day and runs through 10 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 5 p.m. on Sunday.

Saturday, October 28

2017 Elberta German Sausage Festival–October

ElbertaElberta German Sausage Festival. 251-986-5805. Free. Elberta Town Park–German sausage and other food booths, music, dancing, arts and crafts booths, children’s rides and games. 8 a.m.-5 p.m..

34th Annual Renaissance Festival GATALOP 34

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.

Boo at Bellingrath

TheodoreOct 28, Mobile. Boo at Bellingrath. 251-973-2217. www.bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home. Halloween-themed inflatables will be glowing throughout the Gardens. Treats and trinkets will be available for trick or treaters. Food trucks will be on site and there will be plenty of activities for all ages.