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September 14, 2021
Freedom Fest, a fun Arts Weekend, set for October 9th at The Wharf

The City of Orange Beach is excited to announce the first-ever Freedom Fest, a fun Arts Weekend, will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 9 at The Wharf.

The event will include art vendors, local music and food. With the cancellation of the National Shrimp Festival, Mayor Tony Kennon wanted the city to step up and try to provide a venue for artists and guests who will...

September 10, 2021
Planning Commission generic art of blueprints rolled up

The Orange Beach Planning Commission is scheduled to meet at 4 p.m. Monday, September 13th for its regular meeting in the Council Chambers at City Hall. 

Full agenda packet for the September 13, 2021 Orange Beach Planning Commission meeting

The agenda is as...

September 10, 2021
Statement from Mayor Tony Kennon on the cancellation of the National Shrimp Festival

September 10, 2021 | Press Release

“I want to apologize to all of those people who had made plans - some of you many, many months ago - to come to Orange Beach and Gulf Shores for the Shrimp Festival. Please understand that we had nothing to do with the decision to cancel this outdoor event and we are going to do our best to try to put together a good old fashioned one- or two-day event...

September 1, 2021
Hurricane Ida Relief graphic with the words overlapping a satellite image of Hurricane Ida's cloud formation before landfall in Louisiana on Sunday, August 29, 2021.

As our Orange Beach community looks to pay generosity forward to those who helped us after Hurricane Sally but are now recovering from Hurricane Ida's devastation, relief efforts are well underway. 

Island Church will be delivering supplies to Louisiana and other hard-hit areas and will continue to accept donations (list below). The Orange Beach Middle & High School PTO organized a...

August 31, 2021
Labor Day 2021 closings graphic that include a photo of Orange Beach City Hill with the American flag and wording overlaid announcing the closure

In observance of Labor Day, non-essential City of Orange Beach offices will be closed on Monday, September 6, 2021.

Trash and recycling will not be affected. All routes will run as normal.

Offices will open, with normal hours, on Tuesday, September 7th.