FALL FUN ABOUNDS
Fall activities are in full swing in Orange Beach. The following events are coming up soon, so plan your family fun accordingly.
OCT. 15 - PUMPKIN PADDLE
The Wind & Water Learning Center is hosting its inaugural costumed Pumpkin Paddle on Saturday, October 15th.
This is a family-friendly Halloween-themed paddle and music event. Wear your best costume and decorate your kayak or paddleboard because there will be prizes up for grabs!
All paddlers must sign in at the W&WLC Office by the 5:30 PM launch time. City of Orange Beach Coastal Resources will guide a short paddle along the southern shore of Wolf Bay to watch the sunset 5:30 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. Paddle boards and kayaks are to launch from and land at the W&WLC beach launch.
This is an event recommended for 10 years and older; minors under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Bring your own kayak/paddleboard or contact Jackie McGonigal at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 251-424-5909 to reserve a W&WLC kayak.
There is no registration fee, but participants can make a cash or check donation to the Baldwin County Child Advocacy Center on site.
Don’t forget to bring a camp chair and pack a cooler for afterwards. We will have live music by local band “Spicy Danger” from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Even if you don’t join us for the paddle, you’re welcome to come for the music - everyone is invited!
OCT. 22 - COMMUNITY COOKOUT
The 2022 Orange Beach Police and Fire Community Cookout will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, October 22nd at Waterfront Park. Join the police and fire departments for a lunch of hamburgers and hot dogs that will be provided free to the community they love to serve! Waterfront Park is at 26425 Canal Road.
OCT. 23 - BALDWIN POPS CONCERT
The Baldwin Pops will perform in the courtyard of the Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach from 5-6:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 23rd. The concert is free. Be sure to bring blankets, lawn chairs, picnics and beverages. There will be an award for the best picnic setup.
OCT. 27 - ARTS AFIRE FALL FESTIVAL
The Annual Arts Afire Fall Festival is set for Thursday, October 27th from 5-7 p.m. at the Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach. The festival is free and will include hot glass demonstrations, pottery raku firings, kids games, treats, face painting, raffles and music. The event is sponsored by the city and The Friends of the Arts.
OCT. 28 - TREATS ON THE TRAIL
The Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail Foundation and the Orange Beach Coastal Resources Department will hold Treats on the Trail from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, October 28th. The trail of treats begins at the Orange Beach Sportsplex Trailhead and ends at AL’s Parkour Park on the Twin Bridges Trail. There will be trick or treating, a costume contest, games, races and smores.