School is out for summer and the Memorial Day holiday weekend is a fantastic way to kick off summer with the family. There's no shortage of fun events happening all weekend long. The Wharf and OWA …
School is out for summer and the Memorial Day holiday weekend is a fantastic way to kick off summer with the family. There's no shortage of fun events happening all weekend long. The Wharf and OWA have an entire weekend of events planned. Start Friday with the Pepsi Beach Ball Drop at The Wharf, catch a movie on the bluff in Fairhope Saturday and end with a patriotic concert by The Baldwin Pops at OWA. If you plan to spend your weekend on the sand, please check the beach report and stay out of the water when the red flag(s) is flying.
Pepsi Beach Ball Drop
What: School's out for summer and it is time to celebrate. Over 4,000 beach balls will rain down from the sky above The Wharf. Don't forget to check your ball for a letter and stop by The Wharf tent. You could be a lucky winner of some amazing prizes. There will be dozens of family friendly activities on-site including a surf simulator, bouncy house, bubble zone, rock wall and more. End the day with the SPECTRA Laser Light Experience.
When: Friday, May 27 from 3 -7 p.m.
Where: The Wharf, Orange Beach
Foley Music and Movie Night
What: Music and a Movie and Heritage Park Marketplace return to Heritage Park for the next three Fridays. The event kicks off with Heritage Park Marketplace at 4 p.m. The Jason Abel Project takes the stage at 6 p.m. and the movie starts at dusk. Those who come for the music and a movie are asked to bring a chair or a blanket for seating.
When: Friday, May 27 from 4 - 8 p.m.
Where: Heritage Park, 125 East Laurel Ave., Foley
Movie on the Bluff
What: Coastal Alabama Real Estate's Movie on the Bluff Summer Series returns this weekend. Catch a free movie after you watch the sunset over Mobile Bay. Popcorn and drinks will be provided. Bring a chair, blanket and friends and enjoy a fun free evening.
When: Saturday, May 28 at 8 p.m.
Where: Henry George Park on the Bluff in Fairhope
Memorial Day Fireworks
What: Downtown OWA is the place to be this Memorial Day weekend. Family activities and live entertainment will be featured all weekend, but the highlight is the patriotic fireworks show. Show up early to make sure you get a great viewing spot.
When: Saturday, May 28 at 8:50 p.m.
Where: Downtown OWA, 1501 South OWA Blvd., Foley
The Baldwin Pops Memorial Day Concert
What: The Baldwin Pops will perform a Memorial Day concert in remembrance of our fallen heroes who gave their lives for our freedom. Bring a chair as seating will not be provided.
When: Sunday, May 29 at 5 p.m.
Where: Downtown OWA near the splash pad in the shopping area