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June 24, 2020
Fireworks in the sky at The Wharf in Orange Beach with palm tree in the forefront - one splashed in red light

From the Intracoastal Waterway to the Gulf of Mexico, Fourth of July celebrations are planned in Orange Beach, with appropriate social-distancing protocols in place. Please remember that fireworks are prohibited in Orange Beach, except for professionally produced and permitted shows.

The Wharf’s Independence Day Celebration - July 4th

The Wharf will hold its “...

June 15, 2020
Orange Pardon Our Progress graphic with ALDOT and City logos

Pardon Our Progress: Please be aware that beginning on Monday, June 22, ALDOT’s Canal Road widening contractor is scheduled to start widening operations on the south side of the roadway. A lane closure will be required for this work to be performed. 

The limits of the lane closure will be between Gulf Bay Road and State Highway 161/Orange Beach Blvd. in the eastbound outside lane.  ...

June 12, 2020
Orange Beach baseball and softball stadium renovations renderings

Anyone who has been in Orange Beach over the last two years knows there has been no shortage of construction around town. From the new Orange Beach Middle / High School to the widening of Canal Road to a new gymnasium at the Orange Beach Recreation Center, the city is wide open with work. And it will continue for the foreseeable future. 

“We’re in the midst of a...

June 12, 2020

The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) cautions the public that the risk of contracting the novel coronavirus COVID-19 remains. More than 800 cases were reported on June 11. With ongoing community transmission, it is safer to be at home. More than 750 Alabama residents have died from the novel coronavirus COVID-19, more than 2,000 have been hospitalized with the virus, and about 22,000...

June 5, 2020
Rendering of Orange Beach Performing Arts Center

The Orange Beach City Council on Tuesday, June 2 approved $2.34 million in upgrades and additional space to the under-construction Performing Arts Center, next to the new Orange Beach Middle / High School on Canal Road. 

The upgrades include the addition of an orchestra pit on the main stage, and a 7,000-square-foot addition, including a black box theatre that can seat up to 175 for...