Dauphin Island Sunset Capital of Alabama

  • August 1

  • Free Family Movie Nights

    12:00 AM until 12:00 AM

    The Town of Dauphin Island is pleased to offer Free Family Movie Nights, featuring Home! Movies are sponsored by Greer's Markets, are held at the West End Beach and begin at dusk (weather permitting). Bring beach chairs, blankets, and bug spray (just in case) but please... NO glass, pets, or grills. 

  • August 2

  • Free Family Movie Nights

    12:00 AM until 12:00 AM

    The Town of Dauphin Island is pleased to offer Free Family Movie Nights, featuring Angry Birds! Movies are sponsored by Greer's Markets, are held at the West End Beach and begin at dusk (weather permitting). Bring beach chairs, blankets, and bug spray (just in case) but please... NO glass, pets, or grills. 

  • August 3

  • Battle of Mobile Bay Commemorative Day

    9:00 AM

    The well-preserved ramparts of Fort Gaines have guarded the entrance to Mobile Bay for more than 160 years. Now a fascinating historic site, the fort stands at the eastern tip of Dauphin Island where it commands panoramic views of the bay and Gulf of Mexico. The 155th Anniversary of the Battle of Mobile Bay Commemorative Day on Saturday, August 3 (9am-5pm) will highlight Fort Gaines' integral role in this now famous encounter along with cannon firings (every 45 minutes) in honor of the soldiers that fought in this pivotal battle. Come and experience a living history day for the entire family including blacksmith demonstrations throughtout the day in the Blacksmith Shop. 

  • Free Family Movie Nights

    12:00 PM

    The Town of Dauphin Island is pleased to offer Free Family Movie Nights, featuring Happy Feet 2! Movies are sponsored by Greer's Markets, are held at the West End Beach and begin at dusk (weather permitting). Bring beach chairs, blankets, and bug spray (just in case) but please... NO glass, pets, or grills. 

  • Back to School Summer Splash!

    12:00 PM

    Kids of all ages are invited to make a splash at Water Tower Plaza on Saturday, August 3rd from 12-4pm before returning to school. This first ever event, sponsored by the town of Dauphin Island, will offer a water slide and inflatable slip & slide for all to enjoy! Admission is FREE and attendees are encouraged to bring their favorite water guns for a friendly "fight" while cooling off in the summer sun. Ice cold bottles of water will also be provided to help beat the heat. So, make plans to join in on this wet and fun time! Our thanks to DI Water & Sewer for allowing use of the site. 

  • August 6

  • Planning Committee Workshops

    1:00 PM

    Please meet in the Council Chambers, 1011 BIENVILLE BLVD, to dicuss zoning ordinance.

  • Town Council

    7:00 PM
    1011 Bienville Boulevard, Dauphin Island, Alabama 36528

    The Town Council meetings are held on the first and third Tuesdays of every month. All meetings are open to the public and citizens, residents and visitors are encouraged to attend. If you have a question or an item to be considered by the Mayor and Council, contact the Town Clerk, Wanda Sandagger who can be reached at 251-861-5525 Ext 225.
  • August 7

  • Free Family Movie Nights

    12:00 AM

    The Town of Dauphin Island is pleased to offer Free Family Movie Nights, featuring Dolphin Tale! Movies are sponsored by Greer's Markets, are held at the West End Beach and begin at dusk (weather permitting). Bring beach chairs, blankets, and bug spray (just in case) but please... NO glass, pets, or grills. 

  • August 8

  • Free Family Movie Nights

    12:26 PM until 12:26 PM

    The Town of Dauphin Island is pleased to offer Free Family Movie Nights, featuring Up! Movies are sponsored by Greer's Markets, are held at the West End Beach and begin at dusk (weather permitting). Bring beach chairs, blankets, and bug spray (just in case) but please... NO glass, pets, or grills. 

  • August 9

  • Reggae Weekend

    All Day Event

    Ya Mon...Reggae Weekend is coming to the island! Reggae weekend ( August 9-11) on Dauphin Island means great tasting cuisine and a plethora of music for you to enjoy. New this year... an Island Chef Challenge featuring five chefs that will compete in one-hour time blocks to prepare their best version of an Island-inspired dish. The competition takes place Saturday, August 10 from 11am to 6pm at Pirates Grill at the Isle Dauphine Club. Five WFC E.A.T. certified judges will be on hand and the winning chef earns a Golden Ticket to compete in the Chef Category at the 2019 World Food Championships in Dallas, Texas. In addition to the specialty dishes, chefs will interact with the crowd during their cook time and present island-inspired bites for foodies enoying the laidback vibes of the Reggae Weekend. For more info, contact David Calametti at 251-623-1751 or david@alabamacoasting.com. Music, food & drink specials will be available at select venues throughout the 3-day event. Music line-up is a follows; Friday- Pirates Bar & Grill (poolside) Portersville w/ Bradley & Tiffany 5-9pm. Saturday - Pirates Bar & Grill (poolside) Trilogy Band featuring Yo Jonesy noon-4pm, Ja' Rhythm 5-9pm; Waves DI Franklin Pratt & Tony Bowers 5pm-midnight, Islanders Restuarant Trilogy Band featuring Yo Jonesy 7-10pm. Sunday- Pirates Bar & Grill (poolside) The Hannon Brothers noon-4pm, West End Beach Sunset Concert featuring Ja Rhythm 6pm. For more info please follow us on Facebook at Dauphin Island Reggae Weekend 2019! We'll see YOU on the island, Mon! 

  • Free Family Movie Nights

    12:00 AM until 12:00 AM

    The Town of Dauphin Island is pleased to offer Free Family Movie Nights, featuring Dolphin Tale 2! Movies are sponsored by Greer's Markets, are held at the West End Beach and begin at dusk (weather permitting). Bring beach chairs, blankets, and bug spray (just in case) but please... NO glass, pets, or grills. 

  • August 10

  • Reggae Weekend

    All Day Event

    Ya Mon...Reggae Weekend is coming to the island! Reggae weekend ( August 9-11) on Dauphin Island means great tasting cuisine and a plethora of music for you to enjoy. New this year... an Island Chef Challenge featuring five chefs that will compete in one-hour time blocks to prepare their best version of an Island-inspired dish. The competition takes place Saturday, August 10 from 11am to 6pm at Pirates Grill at the Isle Dauphine Club. Five WFC E.A.T. certified judges will be on hand and the winning chef earns a Golden Ticket to compete in the Chef Category at the 2019 World Food Championships in Dallas, Texas. In addition to the specialty dishes, chefs will interact with the crowd during their cook time and present island-inspired bites for foodies enoying the laidback vibes of the Reggae Weekend. For more info, contact David Calametti at 251-623-1751 or david@alabamacoasting.com. Music, food & drink specials will be available at select venues throughout the 3-day event. Music line-up is a follows; Friday- Pirates Bar & Grill (poolside) Portersville w/ Bradley & Tiffany 5-9pm. Saturday - Pirates Bar & Grill (poolside) Trilogy Band featuring Yo Jonesy noon-4pm, Ja' Rhythm 5-9pm; Waves DI Franklin Pratt & Tony Bowers 5pm-midnight, Islanders Restuarant Trilogy Band featuring Yo Jonesy 7-10pm. Sunday- Pirates Bar & Grill (poolside) The Hannon Brothers noon-4pm, West End Beach Sunset Concert featuring Ja Rhythm 6pm. For more info please follow us on Facebook at Dauphin Island Reggae Weekend 2019! We'll see YOU on the island, Mon! 

  • Free Family Movie Nights

    9:24 AM

    The Town of Dauphin Island is pleased to offer Free Family Movie Nights, featuring A Dog's Purpose! Movies are sponsored by Greer's Markets, are held at the West End Beach and begin at dusk (weather permitting). Bring beach chairs, blankets, and bug spray (just in case) but please... NO glass, pets, or grills. 

  • August 11

  • Reggae Weekend

    All Day Event

    Ya Mon...Reggae Weekend is coming to the island! Reggae weekend ( August 9-11) on Dauphin Island means great tasting cuisine and a plethora of music for you to enjoy. New this year... an Island Chef Challenge featuring five chefs that will compete in one-hour time blocks to prepare their best version of an Island-inspired dish. The competition takes place Saturday, August 10 from 11am to 6pm at Pirates Grill at the Isle Dauphine Club. Five WFC E.A.T. certified judges will be on hand and the winning chef earns a Golden Ticket to compete in the Chef Category at the 2019 World Food Championships in Dallas, Texas. In addition to the specialty dishes, chefs will interact with the crowd during their cook time and present island-inspired bites for foodies enoying the laidback vibes of the Reggae Weekend. For more info, contact David Calametti at 251-623-1751 or david@alabamacoasting.com. Music, food & drink specials will be available at select venues throughout the 3-day event. Music line-up is a follows; Friday- Pirates Bar & Grill (poolside) Portersville w/ Bradley & Tiffany 5-9pm. Saturday - Pirates Bar & Grill (poolside) Trilogy Band featuring Yo Jonesy noon-4pm, Ja' Rhythm 5-9pm; Waves DI Franklin Pratt & Tony Bowers 5pm-midnight, Islanders Restuarant Trilogy Band featuring Yo Jonesy 7-10pm. Sunday- Pirates Bar & Grill (poolside) The Hannon Brothers noon-4pm, West End Beach Sunset Concert featuring Ja Rhythm 6pm. For more info please follow us on Facebook at Dauphin Island Reggae Weekend 2019! We'll see YOU on the island, Mon! 

  • Sunset Concert (TBA)

    All Day Event

    2019 Sunset Concerts Coming Soon  The popular Sunset Concert series, sponsored by the town of Dauphin Island, will be getting underway in just over a month and the first (and last) event will once again be held at historic Fort Gaines. All other concerts will be held at West End Beach (WEB). While all of the musical groups are currently not secured, you can bet each of the seven concerts will be enjoyable ones. The schedule is as follows; May 5 (Fort Gaines), May 26 (WEB-Memorial Day Weekend), June 23 (WEB), July 28 (WEB)- Excelsior Bank @ 6pm, August 11 (WEB-Reggae Weekend)- featuring Ja' Rhythm @ 6pm, Sept. 1 (WEB-Labor Day Weekend)- Eric Erdman, Ryan Balthrop & Friends @ 5:30pm, and Oct. 13 (Fort Gaines). Start times will vary but concerts usually begin about 2 hours prior to sunset. A complete schedule with artists and start times will be forthcoming. Admission is $5 per person (Age 13 & up) with children 12 & under receiving free admission. Mark your calendars and join in on the fun!

  • Second Sunday with the Arts

    3:00 PM

    Second Sunday with the Arts at Art Does It Gallery 3-5pm.

  • August 12

  • Public Hearings

    5:00 PM

    Tree Ordinance Public Hearing at 5 pm at Town Hall

  • August 13

  • Planning Committee Workshops

    3:00 PM

    Please meet in the Council Chambers, 1011 BIENVILLE BLVD, to dicuss zoning ordinance.

  • Planning Commission Meeting

    6:00 PM

  • August 14

  • DI Court

    4:00 PM until 5:00 PM
    1011 Bienville Boulevard, Dauphin Island, Alabama 36528

  • August 16

  • Free Family Movie Nights

    12:00 AM until 12:00 AM

    The Town of Dauphin Island is pleased to offer Free Family Movie Nights, featuring Coco! Movies are sponsored by Greer's Markets, are held at the West End Beach and begin at dusk (weather permitting). Bring beach chairs, blankets, and bug spray (just in case) but please... NO glass, pets, or grills. 

  • August 17

  • Plant Swap

    9:00 AM

    If you've always wanted to do a little horse trading with plants, Green Park is the place to be on Saturday, August 17. In fact, NO money will trade hands - just neighbors trading plants at a central location in the shade of the majestic oaks. The event will get underway at 9am and continue until the last daffodil is dealt. For more info contact Libby Henry at 490-8063 or libbyhen3@msn.com.

  • August 20

  • Town Council

    7:00 PM
    1011 Bienville Boulevard, Dauphin Island, Alabama 36528

    The Town Council meetings are held on the first and third Tuesdays of every month. All meetings are open to the public and citizens, residents and visitors are encouraged to attend. If you have a question or an item to be considered by the Mayor and Council, contact the Town Clerk, Wanda Sandagger who can be reached at 251-861-5525 Ext 225.
  • August 21

  • ADI’s ”Hand-building with Clay First and Third Wednesday Evenings”

    6:00 PM

    Starting August 21st, join ADI ceramic artist Jenn DeBose in creating Dauphin Island Tree masks in ADI's ”Hand-building with Clay First and Third Wednesday Evenings" classes 6-9pm at the Art Does It Gallery. Cost is $25.00/class but does not include clay ~$1.00/lb or firing. Space is limited, please contact Jenn at jenndebose@gmail.com to register and ask questions.

  • August 23

  • Free Family Movie Nights

    12:00 AM until 12:00 AM

    The Town of Dauphin Island is pleased to offer Free Family Movie Nights, featuring The Good Dinosaur! Movies are sponsored by Greer's Markets, are held at the West End Beach and begin at dusk (weather permitting). Bring beach chairs, blankets, and bug spray (just in case) but please... NO glass, pets, or grills. 

  • August 27

  • Planning Committee Workshops

    1:00 PM

    Please meet in the Council Chambers, 1011 BIENVILLE BLVD, to dicuss zoning ordinance.

  • August 30

  • Free Family Movie Nights

    12:00 AM until 12:00 AM
    West End Beach

    The Town of Dauphin Island is pleased to offer Free Family Movie Nights, featuring Storks! Movies are sponsored by Greer's Markets, are held at the West End Beach and begin at dusk (weather permitting). Bring beach chairs, blankets, and bug spray (just in case) but please... NO glass, pets, or grills. 

  • Last Friday Art Night

    6:00 PM

    Last Friday Art night, an Island tradition, will be held on July 26, 6-8pm at Dauphin Island Gallery. Join friends and neighbors at LFAN and enjoy local art and heritage, music, food and socializing.