Dauphin Island Sunset Capital of Alabama

  • April 2

  • 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.
  • April 6

  • Park Day- Ft. Gaines

    All Day Event

    Historic Fort Gaines  On Saturday, April 6, history buffs, community leaders and preservationists will aid in the maintenance and restoration of numerous sites as a part of Park Day, the American Battlefield Trust’s annual hands-on preservation event. Thousands of volunteers across the country will participate as Park Day celebrates its 23rd year with events in 32 states including historic Fort Gaines. Volunteers are encouraged to arrive by 9am to assist with painting and other repairs. You will also have an opportunity to learn about the significance of Fort Gaines as told by a local historian. For more info contact Melinda Oalmann or Machelle Steiner at (251) 861-6992 or fortgaines@outlook.com.

  • Discovery Day @ DISL

    8:30 AM until 3:30 PM
    DI Sea Lab

    Discover the wonders of coastal Alabama during Discovery Day Saturday, April 6 at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab. It’s a day of hands-on learning for all ages. Get up close to fish, sharks, and rays. Learn more about your coastal environment. Meet our researchers and learn about their work. Check the calendar on disl.org for a listing of events.

  • Spring Plant Sale/Give- Away Set

    9:00 AM until 12:00 PM
    Green Park

    Spring Plant Sale/Give-Away Set  The town will sponsor its annual Spring Plant Sale & Give-Away on Saturday, April 6 from 9am-noon in front of Green Park and everyone is invited to attend. Multiple vendors will be on site selling a variety of trees, flowering plants, shrubs, sea oats and much more. Our local Master Gardeners will also be on hand to provide you with important information to make sure your plants thrive after planting. As always, Dauphin Island residents and property owners (with proper ID) will be able to take home FREE plants on a first-come basis. The plant give-away program is made possible through the town’s Environmental Mitigation Fund.

  • Mobile Pops Concert Water Tower Plaza Free

    6:00 PM until 8:00 PM
    Water Tower

    Mobile Pops Concert Water Tower Plaza is the place to be on Saturday, April 6 at 6pm to enjoy the refreshing sounds of the Mobile Pops. Sponsored by the Town, Chamber and Foundation. Admission is FREE!  Please bring chairs and blankets for seating.

  • April 9

  • Planning Commission Meeting

    6:00 PM

  • April 10

  • DI Court

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

  • April 13

  • Town Easter Egg Hunt-Green Park

    10:00 AM until 11:00 AM
    Green Park

    The Easter Bunny will be at Green Park on Saturday, April 13 at 10am as children of all ages participate in the town’s annual Easter Egg Hunt! Youngsters are encouraged to bring their favorite basket (or some other container) to collect colorful eggs filled with a variety of goodies. Parents will also want to take a memorable photo or two of their child with the Easter Bunny during the event.

  • April 16

  • 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.
  • April 19

  • Good Friday Town Hall & Street Dept. Closed

    12:00 AM
    TOWN HALL

    Good Friday Town of Dauphin Island & Street Dept Closed

  • April 20

  • Community Easter Egg Hunt-Cadillac Square

    10:00 AM until 11:00 AM
    Cadillac Square

    Hippity, Hoppity, Easter’s On Its Way!  The Community Easter Egg Hunt will be held the Saturday, April 20 at Cadillac Square. Have an enjoyable Easter holiday weekend! NOTE: Easter Sunrise Service will be held on the Great Lawn inside historic Fort Gaines at 6am on Sunday, April 21. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets.

  • DI Gumbo Festival

    11:00 AM until 2:00 PM
    RODEO SITE

    DI Gumbo Festival  Sponsored by the DI Chamber of Commerce, the annual Gumbo Festival will be held on Saturday, April 20 from 11am-2pm at the rodeo site. Tickets are $10 each. Children age 10 & under receive free admission. Enjoy delicious gumbo, cooking demonstrations, live music and more! Proceeds will fund an on-island cause. For more info check out the Dauphin Island Gumbo Festival Facebook page.

  • April 21

  • Easter Sunrise Service

    6:30 AM until 7:30 AM
    Ft Gaines

  • April 27

  • 61st Annual Sailboat Regatta

    All Day Event

  • Thunder on the Bay

    10:00 AM until 5:00 PM
    Fort Gaines

    On April 27-28 you’re invited to celebrate the upcoming 155th anniversary of the Battle of Mobile Bay, sponsored by the 6th Alabama Cavalry and the Alabama Division of Re-enactors. A mock Battle of Mobile Bay will take place at 2pm on Saturday with a Surrender Ceremony at 330pm. A Tactical will get underway at 1pm on Sunday. Battle times subject to change. For more info call 861-6992. 

  • 7th Annual St. Francis Episcopal Church Arts & Crafts Festival

    9:00 AM until 4:00 PM
    St. Francis Episcopal Church

    With over 50 artists setting up their wares and the church women selling their famous chicken salad, baked goods, pickles, soups & casseroles, Saturday, April 27 (9am-4pm) will certainly be a day to remember! The annual fundraiser provides support to a variety of charitable organizations including Feed the Need, Wilmer Hall, Penelope House, SOMI, Victory Health Partners and Ozanam Charitable Pharmacy in Mobile. Come and enjoy the fun and it’s all for a good cause. For info or questions contact Cissy Napper at (318) 548-4376.

  • 3rd Annual Bicycle Poker Run

    12:00 PM until 4:30 PM

    3rd Annual DI Bicycle Poker Run  Please come ride with us in the 3rd Annual Dauphin Island Bicycle Poker Run on Saturday, April 27. Registration kicks off at Waves DI at noon with the event winding down around 430pm. A poker run is not a race of any kind. Our island version is a very family friendly way (children are encouraged to attend!) to raise money and awareness for an awesome cause. This year will be even more fun than last year with food and drink specials at each stop/venue, fun ways to collect your cards, and a chance to win other prizes at the last stop which will also include a live band. Tickets are $10 per rider and go on sale the day of the event. Best poker hand wins $100! All proceeds will benefit Share The Beach (Alabama's nesting sea turtle program). For more information please see the event page at www.facebook.com/diseaturtles. We will be adding more details as the event approaches.

  • April 28

  • Thunder on the Bay

    10:00 AM until 5:00 PM
    Fort Gaines

    On April 27-28 you’re invited to celebrate the upcoming 155th anniversary of the Battle of Mobile Bay, sponsored by the 6th Alabama Cavalry and the Alabama Division of Re-enactors. A mock Battle of Mobile Bay will take place at 2pm on Saturday with a Surrender Ceremony at 330pm. A Tactical will get underway at 1pm on Sunday. Battle times subject to change. For more info call 861-6992. 

  • Motorcycle Show

    10:00 AM until 3:00 PM

    Vrooom, Vrooom…Motorcycle Show Revving Up Soon!  The annual DI Motorcycle Show & Competition, sponsored by the Dauphin Island School PTO, is scheduled to roll onto the island on Sunday, April 7 and congregate this year at Green Park. The event runs from 10am-3pm and will offer live music, food & beverage, raffles and scores of motorcycles of all makes and models. Proceeds from the show will go to support an educational and fun field trip for the entire school. For more info please contact Chasity Hall (251) 680-4223 / chacha9081@aol.com or Joleen Vinson at (251) 214-6863.