Annual Events


Orange Beach Festival of Art - March

This fine arts festival features the very best in visual, culinary, performing and musical arts.  100 fine artists present their works in an intimate bayfront setting amount moss draped oaks.  Named as a 2018 "must see" show by nationally acclaimed Sunshine Artist magazine, the show is now in its 45th year.

The Grand Event - May 3, 2019

This signature elegant event raises funds for special programs and special art elements for the Coastal Arts Center campus.  

Summer Visual Arts Camp - June

Summer visual arts camp is held the first week of every June and runs 9-12 daily.  Art projects are high quality and are both super fun and educational.  Registration generally opens in early April.

Arts Afire - October

Fiery fun awaits you at this family-friendly event!  Molton hot glass demo's, pottery raku fierings and hot music entertainment abound.  Children's crafts and yummy treats make the evening complete.

Frank Brown International Songwriters Festival - November

The Listening Room at the Coastal Arts Center is proud to be a venue for the Frank Brown International Songwriters Festival which features the music and stories of multi-award winning artists. 

Light Up The Arts - December

This holiday event features live demonstrations from the Hot Shop and Clay Studio artists, along with musical performances in the main gallery.  Shopping specials in the beautiful gift shop and tasty Christmas goodies are always included!