Gulf Coast Christmas

Christmas on the Coast

How about spending a white Christmas on the Gulf Coast this year? Trade in your snow boots and shovels for flip-flops and a shelling bucket this holiday season and make some new memories! Santa loves the beach. Where else would he go to get away from the cold weather of the North Pole? So come make some sand angels at the beach! There are tons of things to do here in paradise during Christmas such as parades, light shows, shopping, concerts and more!

Be sure to check out our special offers and last minute deals for this season’s best prices. We hope to see you and your family for this time of togetherness! Contact us if you have any questions about staying with us!

The Lighted Christmas Parade

This annual tradition in Gulf Shores boasts floats, bands, and characters to get in the holiday spirit! It all starts Friday, December 7th at 6:30 p.m. at the Gulf Shores Public Beach and ends with a party at Sims Park. There will be pictures with Santa, crafts, food and an awesome snowball drop.

The 33rd annual Christmas Boat Parade

This magnificent parade will be held on Saturday, December 8th at 5 p.m. The parade will begin at Lulu’s and ends at Flora-Bama. Over 45 boats of all kinds show their stuff as their lights dance along the water. It’s not one to miss.

Christmas at the Wharf

Enjoy shopping, dining and plenty of activities for the kids in Orange Beach! See all of the events here:

  • Ice Skating – Take a spin at the rink ($10 including skates)
  • Photos With Santa – See the jolly man himself and take a picture that lasts forever in Santa’s Village
  • Christmas Tree Lighting
  • Kids Craft Day
  • Happy Howlidays Kid and Pet Parade

Breakfast With Santa

Get in a last minute visit with Santa at the Meyer Civic Center Saturday, December 15th at 8 am and have an awesome breakfast before taking pictures with Santa himself!

Bellingrath Gardens

In its 23rd year, The Magic Christmas in Lights is a beautiful spectacle of over 3 million lights, numerous displays and loads of hot chocolate. You can also tour the Bellingrath home every half hour.

You can view full event details at!