There will be So.Much.Summer. fun at The Wharf

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Posted 6/3/21

The Wharf will celebrate the weather heating up with its So. Much. Summer. Campaign. The season-long event list will kick off with the weekly Sparks After Dark fireworks display, and the night will …

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There will be So.Much.Summer. fun at The Wharf

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The Wharf will celebrate the weather heating up with its So. Much. Summer. Campaign. The season-long event list will kick off with the weekly Sparks After Dark fireworks display, and the night will close with the SPECTRA Laser Light Experience show to follow.

Until Aug. 8, So. Much. Summer. will include recurring events each night of the week aimed to provide fun, free activities for the entire family.

The Wharf and Pepsi teamed up with Alabama Credit Union to add a charity component to this year’s event. On Wednesdays, for each child that completes the Pepsi Treasure Hunt for Hunger, The Wharf’s Anchor Campaign with donate $5 to the Secret Meals for Hungry Children Program (up to 1,000 kids).

2021 So. Much. Summer. Lineup

• Mondays - Sparks After Dark

May 31 – Aug. 2 | 8:45 p.m. | Main Street

Cost: Free to attend

The Sparks After Dark fireworks show will flash to life again this summer! Dance to the rhythm of the beat from our DJ, play games and win prizes. Thanks to our generous sponsors, visitors can enjoy the snap, crackle and pop of color all summer long. For the best viewing areas, check out our map!

• Tuesdays – Kids’ Night

June 1 – Aug. 3 | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | Palm Plaza

Cost: Free to attend

Tuesdays are for the kids! We’ll have a water slide, bouncy house, live animals, face painting and much more. You might even catch an aerial artist or poodle show. Don’t forget a swimsuit and towel!

• Wednesdays – Pepsi Treasure Hunt for Hunger benefiting Secret Meals for Hungry Children

June 2 - Aug. 4 | 5-8 p.m. | Check-in at the Pepsi tent on Main Street

Cost: Free to attend

Each Wednesday, all me lads and lassies can come down to The Wharf for a swashbuckling good time. Pick up your treasure map to begin the quest and, once complete, be sure to return to where “X” marks the spot to claim your treasure. For each Cap’n that completes the hunt, The Wharf will donate $5 to Alabama Credit Union’s Secret Meals for Hungry Children program.

• Thursdays – Cookin’ with Kids

June 3 – Aug. 5 | 4-5 p.m. | Palm Plaza

Cost: Free to attend

Spice up your summer and join us on Thursdays in Palm Plaza for our newest event, presented by Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism, Cookin’ with Kids featuring Chef Nino. In this fun + educational experience, Rouses Markets’ Chef Nino will be teaching children the basics of cooking while demonstrating the creation of simple recipes. Some kiddos will even get to help out onstage as he teaches them how to mix, roll and chop their way around the kitchen.

• Fridays – Fun Friday

June 4 – Aug. 6 | 6-9 p.m. | Main Street

Cost: Free to attend

You say Friday, we say Funday! Come out Friday nights this summer for guaranteed fun for the whole family. Featuring life-sized board games like Jenga and Connect 4, bubbles, cornhole and more.

• Saturdays – Painting Under The Palms

June 5 - Aug. 7 | Classes start at 5 p.m. (kids) + 6 p.m. (teens + adults) | Palm Plaza

Cost: $10 per person, per class

Perhaps you consider yourself someone who likes to color outside the lines? Here’s your chance to really give it a go under the beautiful twinkling summer sky and palm trees! Join us every Saturday for painting classes with Paint Art Live. It’s the perfect chance to spend quality time with your kiddos or have a relaxing girls’ night. Click here to register.

• Sundays – Music Under The Marlins

June 6 - Aug. 8 | 4-7 p.m. | Marlin Circle

Cost: Free to attend

Join us on Sundays this summer for Music Under The Marlins. Featuring live music from local bands, it’s a great time to unwind and get ready for the week ahead. Bring a chair to set up in the perfect viewing location, then grab a drink in the Entertainment District and enjoy our free kids’ attractions including a balloon artist, stilt walker and juggler.

The property will also host numerous other events throughout the season including the annual Pepsi Beach Ball Drop, Shark Run 5K, Blue Marlin Grand Championship as well as the continuation of the C Spire concert series at The Wharf Amphitheater.

Times and dates for all events are subject to change due to weather or confliciting concerts. For a full schedule and up-to-date event news, follow us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter at @thewharfoba or visit alwharf.com.

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About The Wharf

Located in beautiful Orange Beach, Ala., The Wharf is an official Entertainment District with hundreds of family friendly events throughout the year. Enjoy shopping, drinks and dining at our 60+ unique stores, bars and restaurants. Stay on-site at the SpringHill Suites by Marriott hotel or Levin’s Bend Condominium, catch a movie at the 15-screen AMC Theatre, experience a trip around one of the Southeast’s largest Ferris wheels, take a train ride down Main Street, grab a game of mini golf, explore all that nature has to offer on a boating excursion or catch a nightly SPECTRA Laser Light Experience show — the options are endless. The 10,000-seat Wharf Amphitheater hosts a variety of well-known entertainers, and The Wharf Marina is home to some of the largest in-water boat shows and saltwater fishing tournaments on the Gulf. Life happens here. Let yours be a part of it. For more information or to book a reservation, visit alwharf.com.