2020

The Wharf Postpones Outdoor New Year’s Eve Events to New Year’s Day Due to Severe Weather Threats

December 30, 2020
The Wharf Postpones Outdoor New Year’s Eve Events to New Year’s Day Due to Severe Weather Threats

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (Dec. 31, 2020) — The Wharf’s annual New Year’s Eve events, including both the Kids Confetti Drop presented by Beachball Properties and Reelin’ in the New Year presented by Pepsi, WKRG and Miller Lite, have been postponed due to projected severe weather conditions in the area. The two events will now be combined and take place on Friday, Jan. 1, 2021 from 4 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Christmas tree recycling in Orange Beach helps dune restoration

December 28, 2020
A recycled Christmas tree is shown in the dune system at Gulf State Park

Orange Beach residents can dispose of live Christmas trees for recycling by placing trees, completely stripped of decorations and tinsel, on their curbs for pickup by Public Works.

In order to be recycled, trees must be stripped of all decorations and they cannot be flocked.
Flocked trees are not recyclable and will not be picked up for recycling.

2020 City of Orange Beach holiday schedule for Christmas and New Year’s Day

December 18, 2020
City of Orange Beach 2020 holiday schedule for Christmas and New Year’s Day

During the 2020 Christmas holiday in Orange Beach, all non-essential city offices will close at noon on Wednesday, December 23rd and all day Thursday and Friday, December 24th and 25th.

City offices will also be closed on New Year’s Day, Friday, January 1st.

For both holiday weeks, the Friday residential trash routes will run on Saturday.