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Gulf Shores, AL Fourth of July, 2016 Festivities

The Gulf Shores beach is the perfect place to spend fourth of July, 2016. Refreshing Gulf waters for swimming, pristine beaches for lounging, and plenty of fun things to do in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach.


Luckily, the cities of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, Alabama offer a couple family fun festivities that are sure to make your summer memorable! Food, games, and best of all, amazing firework displays are happening in both Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Keep reading to find all you need to know about the 4th of July, 2016 on the Alabama Gulf Coast!

Watch the fireworks from the famous islands of the Perdido Pass! Learn how to get there, city rules, and more online at Orange Beach Islands!

Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration at Gulf Shores Public Beach

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Gulf Shores Public Fireworks Show 4th of July
Date: July 4, 2016
Time: 5:30pm
Where: Gulf State Park Pier, 20800 E. Beach Blvd.Gulf Shores, AL, 36542
Admission: Free To Public

Event Details

This show is the citywide annual Fireworks celebration of Gulf Shores, Alabama. the carnival-like activities start at 5:30pm including stilt walkers, face painters, balloon artists, food vendors, and a live DJ providing music to celebrate the country's birthday! Gulf State Park’s “Support a Veteran” program allows veterans free sightseeing admission on the pier as well as discounted fishing permits and specials throughout the year. $5 parking donations will be collected at the Gulf State Park Beach Pavilion, Gulf State Park Fishing Pier and Lake Shelby Picnic Area on July 4th. Collection boxes will also be available at the pier, pavilion and Gulf Shores Public Beach to support the sponsorship program. Fireworks start at 9pm!

4th of July Fireworks Spectacular at "The Wharf" in Orange Beach

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"The Wharf" in Orange Beach
Date: July 2, 2016
Time: 7pm
Where: The Wharf in Orange Beach, 4830 Main Street, Orange Beach, AL 36561
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Admission: Free To Public 

Event Details

Head to the Wharf in Orange Beach for a 4th of July extravaganza! Vendors, face painting, bouncy houses, and danceable music will entertain leading up to the grand finale Fireworks show at 8:45pm. SPECTRA follows the fireworks finalie with a sound and light celebration unlike anything you've seen!


Gulf Shores Things To Do

Dolphin Cruise

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Gulf Shores - Orange Beach Dolphin Cruises are a kid friendly and relaxing way to spend an afternoon on the Gulf. Enjoy the scenery of the Gulf Coast while watching dolphins play in their natural habitat. Dolphin Sightseeing Tour boats feature an outside observation deck, as well as an air-conditioned cabin and bathrooms. Average trip duration of a Gulf Shores Dolphin Cruise is 1.5 hours, and the success rate of dolphin sightings is 98%! Book a Gulf Shores - Orange Beach Dolphin Cruise in advance to reserve a seat on 4th of July weekend.

Parasail Tours

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Want to see Gulf Shores from the sky? Experience high-flying excitement on a Gulf Shores Parasailing trip! See dolphins, sea turtles, and the Alabama shoreline from 500 feet up in a safe and thrilling adventure. Up to three people can fly at once, and tours are operated by a licensed and experienced captain and crew! Book a Gulf Shores Parasailing Trip at

Where To Stay

Gulf Shores and Orange Beach offer plenty of lodging to fit any travel needs. From condos to hotels, to family friendly resorts, find the perfect vacation rental for your Gulf Shores fourth of July trip! provides online booking for some of the top condos on and off the beach. To find the best place to stay in Orange Beach or Gulf Shores, visit Gulf Shores, Alabama condos.