The header on the calendar may say November but Christmas holiday events are happening all over Baldwin County. While more events will continue to pop up, our list will give you a good starting point …
The header on the calendar may say November but Christmas holiday events are happening all over Baldwin County. While more events will continue to pop up, our list will give you a good starting point to map out your route to holiday fun.
GulfCoastMedia.com has an event calendar that will keep you up to date and our online story will continue to have events added as they appear.
Fairhope Tree Lighting
What: The streets of downtown Fairhope are shut to auto traffic and residents fill the streets to listen to musical performances in anticipation of the trees lining downtown to be a glow with thousands of lights.
OWA Tree Lighting
When: Saturday, Nov. 19, 5 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Downtown OWA
Daphne Annual Tree Lighting
When: Thursday, Dec. 1, Events begin at 5:30 p.m., program begins at 6 p.m.
Where: Daphne City Hall, 1705 Main St., Daphne
Drive-thru Holiday Lights at Bicentennial Park
When: Nov. 28 – Dec. 22, 5 – 9 p.m.
Christmas in the Park
What: Enjoy an evening of Christmas carols, hot cocoa, Santa and the lighting of the Christmas tree to get into the holiday spirit.
When: Friday, Dec. 2 at 6 p.m.
Where: Heritage Park, 125 E. Laurel Ave., Foley
A Red Bird Christmas
What: Red Bird Christmas starts with the lighting of the luminaries on the main roads of Magnolia Springs and ends with the lighting of the town Christmas tree.
When: Dec. 10-11 at 7 p.m.
Where: Magnolia Springs
Daphne Christmas Extravaganza
Christmas Market Day
What:Get a start on your holiday shopping and shop local. The Market Day hosts local vendors selling arts and crafts, produce and more.
Olde Towne Holiday Jubilee
When: Saturday, Nov. 12, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Where: Brodie's Cream and Bean, 15950 AL-104, Silverhill
What: The second Annual Olde Towne Holiday Jubilee, a benefit for Daphne Elementary School and W.J. Carroll Intermediate School. Shop the various vendors offering everything you need and want for the holidays.
When: Tuesday, Nov. 29, 3 – 7:30 p.m.
Where: Daphne Civic Center, 2603 U.S. Highway 98, Daphne
Malbis Christmas Market
Fairhope's Magical Christmas Parade
Robertsdale Christmas in the Park & Parade
When: Saturday, Dec. 3 at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Parade lines up at Fairground Road and ends at Honeybee Park.
Foley Kiwanis Club Christmas Parade
When: Saturday, Dec. 3 at 10 a.m.
Where: Downtown Foley
The Annual Christmas Lighted Boat Parade
Thanksgiving Community Concert & Dinner
What: Spend the evening enjoying a Community Concert with the African Universal Choir and a community dinner. Bring a dessert to share.
Baldwin Pops Christmas Concert
What: Celebrate the season with the Baldwin Pops. The free concert will feature all your Christmas favorites. A wonderful holiday tradition for the whole family.
Choir Christmas Concert
What: Enjoy a day of Christmas tidings.
When: Sunday, Dec. 4 Children and youth choir, Dec. 11, Adult choir, 10 – 11:30 a.m.
Eastern Shore Choral Society Christmas Concert
What: Eastern Shore Choral Society will perform the Alabama premier of an up-and-coming female composer Elaine Hagenberg entitled "Illuminaire" along with other Christmas favorites and a heartwarming carol sing-along.
When: Sunday, Dec. 4, 3 p.m., First Baptist Church, Fairhope; Monday, Dec. 5, 7 p.m., Spanish Fort United Methodist Church
Christmas Swings Concert
Annual Christmas Festival
Let It Snow in Downtown Foley
What: Immediately following the Foley Kiwanis Club Christmas Parade venture to Heritage Park to take in the made-made snow flurries, children activities, live entertainment and Christmas market. Santa will also join the fun.
Very Merry Coastal Grinchmas
What: Bring the whole family out to stroll Whoville under the lights at the Learning Campus at Gulf State Park. Meet the Grinch and the Mayor of Whoville, dance, get a "Who" hairdo at the Beauty Parlor, send Santa Grinch a letter and so much more.
When: Dec. 4-Dec. 18, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Christmas Festival at Bicentennial Park
What: Celebrate the season at Bicentennial Park. Holiday guest will include Santa, Ms. Clause and live music. The park will be filled with games, food vendors, petting zoo and more.
When: Dec. 9-10, 5 – 9 p.m.
Flora-Bama's Annual Santa Drop
What: Kick off the Christmas holidays by watching Santa parachute onto the beach (pending weather). Get your photo with Santa, enjoy live holiday music, activities and more.
When: Dec. 10, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Santa arrives at noon
Where: Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar, 17401 Perdido Key Dr., Perdido Key, FL
Bayshore Ballet presents "The Nutcracker"
What: The cherished Christmas tradition returns to Fairhope Dec. 10. Tickets on sale soon.
When: Saturday, Dec. 10, 2 – 4 p.m.
Where: Fairhope Civic Center, 161 N. Section St., Fairhope
Holly Day on Main at The Wharf
What: Two days of shopping vendors from all over, music, performances and a chance to view the Lighted Boat Parade.
When: Dec. 10-11, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: The Wharf, Orange Beach
Kids Confetti Drop
Reelin' in the New Year
What: The annual Reelin' in the New Year Street Party is an evening with live bands, family friendly activities and adult-centered fun that ends with the marlin drop and fireworks.
Noon Year's Eve
What: Crafts, contests and fun topped off with a beach ball drop.
When: Dec. 31, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Where: LuLu's Gulf Shores
Fairhope New Year's Eve
What: Ring in the new year in the streets of downtown Fairhope with your closest friends.
When: Dec. 31, 8:30 p.m. – Midnight
Where: Downtown Fairhope