Fort Morgan Christmas Events and Things to Do

Annual Fort Morgan Christmas Lighted Boat Parade

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Heading away on vacation during the holiday season can be exciting, but also daunting. It’s nice to spend your holiday-themed vacation somewhere warm like our Fort Morgan vacation rentals, but sometimes you miss a little bit of home once Christmas rolls around.

The good news is, you can still get into the holiday spirit by going to some of the Christmas events near Fort Morgan during your stay.

There are so many fun holiday-themed things to do that you can fill your vacation with as many or as few as you desire. You’ll be sure to be able to find the ideal way to enjoy your vacation getaway while also celebrating the holiday season.

Annual Christmas Lighted Boat Parade

This yearly event is one that’s fun for the whole family. Taking place on December 8 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. you can watch the beautifully decorated boats all the way from LuLu’s at Homeport Marina to Flora-Bama.

Dozens of lighted and decorated sailboats, charters, and even some kayaks make their way along the Intracoastal waterway showing off all of their holiday spirit. Stay by the water for some fantastic viewing areas as the parade clops along the waterway.

For many, this is the de-facto event that kicks off the holiday season here in the Gulf Shores.

Bellingrath Christmas Lights || Christmas Events Near Fort Morgan

Magic Christmas Lights at Bellingrath Gardens and Home

On November 23 through the end of December, Bellingrath Gardens and Home in Theodore, AL transforms into a and a winter wonderland. It becomes a beautiful display of Christmas lights, decorated fall foliage, and more.

This is one of the most breathtaking Christmas events near Fort Morgan, and is worth making some time for. There are more than a thousand set pieces, three million lights, and several scenes throughout the 65-acre estate. The display is open daily from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and tours are available. Admission is $24 for adults and $13 for children.

Trim a Tree Holiday Arts and Crafts

This event lasts from November 9 to December 23 and is open daily. At the Tanger Outlet Center in Foley, AL you can find amazing creations from more than 200 vendors. It’s the perfect place to find gifts, decorative items, and ornaments to really make your trip to Fort Morgan feel like Christmas. Head here to pick up some fun things to give as little presents, or to send back home to loved ones.

Fort Morgan Ice Skating || Christmas Events Near Fort Morgan

Winter at the Wharf

Located in Orange Beach, AL, The Wharf transforms during the holiday season to give those living in this coastal region a bold taste of winter. The Wharf sets up an ice skating rink on the ground floor of the complex in the west parking garage. The fun and slippery rink is open evenings during the week and all day long on the weekends. And of course, there is hot chocolate available to help you warm up.

No matter what type of fun holiday activity you’re looking to take part in, you can find it all in the Christmas events near Fort Morgan. These are just a few of the options you’ll have after booking one of our Fort Morgan vacation rentals.

You’ll have everything you could possibly need to get you in the holiday spirit while on vacation. In addition to the holiday themed events, there is so much else to do in the area. If you need help narrowing it down or want even more options, our staff can help.

Book your dream vacation home on Alabama’s pristine gulf coast today and enjoy the warmer weather, fun community events, outdoor activities, delicious local seafood and so much more.


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