events

Glow in the Park Summer Movie Series

Glow in the Park Summer Movie Series is the best way to light up the night! Want to enjoy a FREE movie along with your closest family and friends during a warm summer night? Then join us for FREE movies that will make you laugh, make you cry and are fun for the whole family! Moviegoers are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chair and a picnic (no alcohol or glass containers) and relax with the whole family. The movies will begin 15 minutes after sunset or approximately 7:30 p.m. So grab a lawn chair, pack a picnic basket, sit back and enjoy the show. Thursday, June 4: Finding Nemo; Thursday, July 2: The Lego Movie; Thursday, August 6: A Bug’s Life. All movies will be shown at Fairhopers Community Park. For more information on Glow in the Park Summer Movie Series, call 251-929-1466.

 

Fourth of July Concert & Fireworks

Saturday, July 4, 2015

The City of Fairhope will host its annual Fourth of July Concert & Fireworks display again this year on Saturday, July 4th in Henry George Park and the Fairhope Municipal Pier. The Baldwin Pops Band Independence Day Concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Henry George Park. A variety of patriotic music will be played before and during the fireworks display. The Fairhope fireworks display will begin at approximately 9 p.m. For more information, please call 251-929-1466.

 

First Friday Art Walk

Friday, July 3rd, August 7th, September 4th, October 2nd, and November 6th 2015

6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Begins at Fairhope Art Center, stroll through downtown Fairhope visiting art galleries and listening to music.

For information, call 251-928-2228.

 

Fairhope Fall Farmers Market

September 24-November 12, 2015

Thursday Afternoons

Open 3 p.m. until sundown

For information contact 251-929-1466

 

28th Annual Alabama Coastal Cleanup

September 19, 2015

The Alabama Coastal Clean-Up is part of an international effort to remove debris from coastal waters. 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. starting and Fairhope Municipal Pier and Park.

 

“Fall into Fairhope”

“Fall Into Fairhope” is a cultural, four-day event in Fairhope, Alabama. Visitors have the opportunity for trips & evening events with the Alabama Coastal Birdfest and an outdoor art festival with over 70 fine art artists from all over the country.

 

12th Annual Alabama Coastal Bird Fest

October 1-3, 2015

For more information visit: http://www.alabamacoastalbirdfest.com/Schedule.htm

 

33rd Annual Grand Festival of Art

October 3rd & 4th 2015

Takes place in downtown at the Fairhope Faulkner State Campus

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Admission is free. The show features more than 70 local, regional, national and international artists with more than 20,000 visitors expected.  Visitors will find woodworking, blown glass, painting, ceramics, jewelry, sculpture, photography and much more fine art and fine craft. Children’s activities can also be expected.

 

Downtown Fairhope Trick or Treat

Saturday, October 24th 2015 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Children are invited to wear their Halloween costume and trick or treat in Downtown Fairhope. Just look for the Pumpkin Sign in the window to see who is participating. Parents drop by the Welcome Center for pictures and don’t forget your camera.

For more information call 251-929-1466.

 

Polo at the Point

Saturday, September 26th 2015

Celebrating its twenty sixth Anniversary, the 2015 Polo at the Point is scheduled for Saturday, September 26 at Sonny Hill-Clearwater Polo Complex in Point Clear. Tickets range from $10 to $150. For more information visit www.poloatthepoint.com or call 251-928-9704.

 

Fairhope Film Festival

The 2015 Fairhope Film Festival takes place November 12th-15th across four venues in downtown Fairhope, Alabama. Festival passes will be available for sale through the website, with individual ticket sales at the door prior to film screenings. There will be other events throughout the festival as well.

For more information visit http://fairhopefilmfestival.org

 

Veteran’s Day Parade

Saturday, November 7th 2015 10 a.m.

Begins at the Civic Center

 

Fairhope’s Lighting of the Trees

Thursday, November 19, 2015 5:30 p.m.

Downtown Fairhope

Join us as we turn on over 1 million lights in downtown Fairhope. The festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. and lights come on at 6 p.m.

For information contact 251-929-1466

 

Downtown Fairhope Holiday Stroll

Friday, November 20th 2015

6p.m. to 8 p.m.

Join us in Downtown Fairhope for food and drink as we introduce new art work to fulfill your holiday wish list. Just like our First Friday Art Walk but with holiday flair!

 

Downtown Fairhope Business Association 4th Annual Holiday Movie in the Streets

Saturday, November 21st 2015 6:30 p.m.

The Downtown Business Association will host an Outdoor Movie at the intersection of Section Street and Fairhope Avenue. Those who plan to attend can bring lawn chairs and blankets from home. Children are invited to wear their holiday pajamas. DFBA “Movie in the Streets” is a family friendly event, no alcoholic beverages will be allowed. Admission is free.

For additional information call 929-1466.

 

Fairhope’s 56th Annual Christmas Open House

Sunday, November 22nd 2015 1p.m. to 5 p.m.

With live entertainment and refreshments throughout town, this Fairhope tradition grows every year!

 

Fairhope’s Magical Christmas Parade

Friday, December 4, 2015

Downtown Fairhope

The Fairhope Magical Christmas Parade begins at 7 p.m. at the intersection of Morphy and Section Street, and continues down Section and Oak Street.

 

City of Fairhope Santa Saturdays

Saturday, December 5th & 12th, 2015

Santa will be in front of the Fairhope Museum of History in downtown Fairhope from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. for children to visit. Parents may bring cameras to take pictures.

 

Fairhope’s New Year’s Eve Family Celebration

Thursday, December 31, 2015

8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

Downtown Fairhope

Bring your family and ring in the New Year in downtown Fairhope with fireworks and a ball drop at midnight!