There’s a reason our state is called “Alabama The Beautiful,” and it’s up to us to keep our coastal waterways clean. Whether you’re a group or an organization or just a concerned citizen, you’re encouraged to pitch in and keep our Gulf Coast clean. For three decades now, more than 83,000 volunteers have pitched in to remove more than 750 tons of trash from our beaches and waterways. Sign up today and be part of the solution.
Join us for Mobile’s 2nd Annual wine tasting event on Saturday, October 20th, 2018 from 3pm-7pm at Cooper Riverside Park. Sample wine from national and international vineyards. With an “Around the World” theme focusing on cultural regions there will be wine and food for purchase in each selected area. Live music entertainment will be going throughout the evening to keep the fun going. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Fuse Project.
Fisher’s at Orange Beach Marina and Coastal Living welcome some of the country’s best chefs for a dinner series featuring Gulf seafood, delicious drinks, and fellowship. Join us as we toast the coast and celebrate the bounty of the Gulf of Mexico. (A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Fuse Project.)
- June 28: Cassidee Dabney & Roy Milner
- July 12: David Bancroft, Adam Evans, Alex Harrell, Rob McDaniel & Robby Melvin
- July 26: Hugh Acheson
- August 2: Emeril Lagasse
Now in its 85rd year, the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo on Dauphin Island is the largest fishing tournament in the world. Professional anglers from all over the world will congregate to reel in some of Coastal Alabama’s finest sport fish. Come on by for some of the biggest catches you’ll ever see!
As the name would imply, the World Food Championships is one of the biggest food competitions on the planet. Orange Beach is thrilled to be hosting the event at The Wharf again this year. Many friends of Alabama Gulf Seafood will be competing in the seafood competition, and you can bet they’ll be using fresh, local product when they do. Join us this fall for one of the tastiest events you’ll ever witness!
The 5th annual The Wharf Uncorked is set to be one of the Gulf Coast’s premier food and wine events this fall. Featuring over 150 wine labels, excellent food from Wharf restaurants, cooking demonstrations, and live and silent auctions benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundation, you’ll find plenty of ways to eat, drink, and be merry.
One of the finest seafood events in the country, the Great American Seafood Cook-Off gathers top chefs from various states in New Orleans to feature their native product. Alabama’s own Chef Jim Smith, executive chef for the State of Alabama, took home the gold in 2011, and we’ll be represented in 2018 by Chef Jeremy Downey of Bistro V in Birmingham, the winner of our 4th annual Alabama Seafood Cook-Off. Best of luck to Chef Downey and the whole team!
If you love Gulf oysters, you’ll be in seafood heaven at The Hangout Oyster Cook-Off & Craft Beer Weekend. Chefs from all across the region will be on hand to cook-up fresh, delicious Gulf oysters in every way you can imagine – and probably a few you would’ve never though of. Add a full slate of fantastic craft beer and live music and you’ve got one heck of a party on your hands.
Every year, Alabama’s Governor recognizes a number of individuals and organizations throughout the state who make a great contribution to our wildlife and natural resources. We’re proud to be this year’s seafood sponsor, and we’re thankful for the opportunity to partner up with an event that seeks to promote conservation education and awareness.
Every year, the best senior athletes from the world of college football gather in Mobile, AL for one final game as college students in the Reese’s Senior Bowl—and we’re honored to be able to feed them fresh Alabama Gulf Seafood while they’re here. Football fans, join us in Mobile for a whole week’s worth of activities leading up to the big game!
Lionfish are certainly beautiful, but they can be very destructive to Alabama’s natural aquatic habitats. Thankfully, they’re also delicious. That’s why we’re partnering with the NUISANCE Group and the Alabama Department of Conservation & Natural Resources Marine Resources Division to raise awareness of this invasive species and help rid our Gulf of them. Form your team today and join us at Lions On The Line to compete for more than $3500 in cash and prizes in categories like “Most Lionfish,” “Largest Lionfish,” and “Smallest Lionfish.” And stick around for a culinary competition that’ll send the winner to the World Food Championships in November, plus free Lionfish samples and an exclusive Lionfish Lager from Back Forty Brewing Company!
Every year for more than four decades, Gulf Shores has played host to what has become the largest shrimp festival in the world. And for good reason, too, given the amount of amazing Alabama Gulf Shrimp harvested right along the Gulf Coast. Join us in October for plenty of arts and crafts, family activities, full days of live music on two stages, and of course, all the Alabama Gulf Shrimp you can eat, cooked up every way you can imagine.