Festivals abound in Baldwin County in May, and there are some excellent options this weekend. Put on your classiest stretchy pants and head to downtown Fairhope for the Fairhope Rotary Steak Cook-Off …
Festivals abound in Baldwin County in May, and there are some excellent options this weekend. Put on your classiest stretchy pants and head to downtown Fairhope for the Fairhope Rotary Steak Cook-Off Friday. Then walk off all those calories Saturday at the Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival in Foley or at Art on Point in Orange Beach. If our list of favorite events doesn't fit your schedule check out the GulfCoastMedia.com event calendar.
Fairhope Rotary Steak Cook-Off
What: This year 48 teams will cook thousands of steaks in hopes of walking away the champion all while helping the local community. The funds raised at the annual event have funded projects like Fairhope Police Department's "Shop with a Cop" program, built a special-needs playground at Fairhope East Elementary, supplied college scholarships and purchased a gazebo for the Fairhope Walking School Bus.
When: Friday, May 13, at 7 p.m.
Where: Downtown Fairhope
Price: Tickets start at $75 per person. Buy online at fairhopesteak.org or in-person at Fairhope Piggly Wiggly, the Montrose post office or Lyons Share.
Art on Point
What: The Bear Point community of Orange Beach will host the second annual Art on Point event. The two-day art show will feature live music, activities for children, food trucks and local artists and vendors.
When: Saturday, May 14, and Sunday, May 15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Bear Point, 5681 Bay La Launch Avenue, Orange Beach
Price: Admission is free
Fairhope Brewing Company Adoption Event
What: Are you looking for a new family pet? Stop by Fairhope Brewing Company and meet the adoptable pets from the Baldwin Humane Society. Find your new best friend and have a refreshing beverage. Sounds like a perfect Sunday.
When: Sunday, May 15, from 1 p.m. till 4 p.m.
Where: Fairhope Brewing Company, 914 Nichols Avenue, Fairhope