Go for a nature walk or beach day at Gulf State Park and hunt for one of the golden eggs hidden throughout the park. Enjoy antique military vehicles and a World War II reenactment at the USS Alabama …
Go for a nature walk or beach day at Gulf State Park and hunt for one of the golden eggs hidden throughout the park. Enjoy antique military vehicles and a World War II reenactment at the USS Alabama or crawfish and zydeco music in Gulf Shores. Whether this weekend finds you celebrating Good Friday and Easter or enjoying the weekend events, there is something for everyone this weekend.
The Gulf Golden Eggstravaganza
What: Gulf State Park will host a Golden Egg Eggstravaganza. Park staff will hide prize-filled golden eggs within the boundaries of Gulf State Park for lucky guests to find and redeem for prizes. Limit is one egg per person per day and each egg will have instructions for where to claim your prize.
When: April 14 -17 from 7 a.m. till sunset
Where: Gulf State Park
Price: Park admission fees and parking fees are applicable
Dixie Division Military Vehicle Show
What: See antique military vehicles, jeeps, motorcycles, trucks and more. There will also be military memorabilia on display and for sale and a swap meet.
When: April 15 at noon and April 16 all day
Where: USS Alabama Battleship Park picnic area
Price: Admission to the car show is free with paid parking $5
Living History Crew Drill
What: See history come to life as the World War II reenactors take over the USS Alabama. Activities, demonstrations and meet and greets all day. Be on the deck of the USS Alabama at 1 p.m. for the call to battle stations. Vintage airplanes attack the ship and crew defend her with guns blazing.
When: Saturday, April 16 from 8 a.m. till 3 p.m.
Where: USS Alabama Battleship Park
Price: Admission ranges from $18 to free for children up to five years old. Parking is $5
Zydeco and Crawfish Festival
What: The sixth Annual Zydeco and Crawfish Festival returns to Waterway Village in Gulf Shores. The event features tasty food, great music and family fun all day long. The festivities kick off at 8 a.m. with the Zydeco and Crawfish Festival 5K benefitting Furrever Homes. The music and crawfish pots start boiling at 10 a.m.
When: April 16 from 10 a.m. till 6 p.m.
Where: Waterway Village, Gulf Shores
Price: Entrance to the festival is free