November 20, 2018
Coastal Christmas logo

It’s time to Light Up Orange Beach!

The annual City of Orange Beach Christmas Tree Lighting at The Wharf will be held Tuesday, November 27th. The festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. and will feature a program with Santa, performers singing Christmas Carols, cookie decorating, hot chocolate, and will culminate with the Wharf Christmas Tree Lighting. “Winter at The...

November 19, 2018
Aerial of Orange Beach, Alabama

By Orange Beach Mayor Tony Kennon
In Orange Beach, our motto is “Life is Better Here.” Why? Because we are home to Alabama’s sugar-white beaches and we are stewards of those beaches. They belong to the people of Alabama.  

We strive to protect our shores and to provide a world-class, family-friendly coastal destination for visitors across our nation, right here in...

November 16, 2018
Thanksgiving 2018 closing graphic

During the Thanksgiving holiday, non-essential city offices will close at noon Wednesday, November 21st and all day Thursday and Friday, November 22nd and 23rd.

Concerning trash pickup, the usual Friday residential routes will run on Saturday.

City offices will open, with normal business hours, on Monday, November 26th.

November 16, 2018
Class of 2018 Fire Recruit School

After three months of training, 24 written tests and over 70 skills evaluations, the Orange Beach Fire Department Firefighter I/II Recruit School Class of 2018 graduated on November 14th.

The 13 individuals, ranging in age from 18 to 50, took to the stage at the Orange Beach Event Center as recruits and stepped down as sworn firefighters, with six representing Orange...

November 16, 2018

Alabama State Parks | Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

GULF SHORES, Ala. – Due to a saturation of golf courses in the region and the opportunity to provide new nature-based recreational opportunities at Gulf State Park, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ALDCNR) officials announced this week that the Gulf State Park’s golf course will...