Alabama Coasting 2018 - Page 21

Fast Casual, American Food on Dauphin Island DAUPHIN ISLAND SAILING REGATTA The Regatta takes place over the last two weekends of April with a warm-up race followed by the real deal which in 2018 is the 60th annual race. Cohosted by the Fairhope and Buccaneer Yacht Clubs, the race creates a beautiful vista of colorful sails in the waters of Mobile Bay. DAUPHIN ISLAND VETERANS ASSOCIATION CHILI COOK-OFF Held each April at the Pelican Pub. SUMMER 1610 BIENVILLE BLVD NEAR TOWN BEACH Yes, its vacation season and the island is bustling and that’s why you’re here. Add these events to your schedule to enhance your Dauphin Island experience. DAUPHIN ISLAND’S MONTHLY SUNSET CELEBRATION The Sunday Sunset Concerts are held at West End Beach beginning Memorial Day Weekend (May 27 in 2018) Celebrating the natural beauty and the Island’s designation as the “Sunset Capital of Alabama”, the concerts begin about 90 minutes before the sun goes down. Music and beach lovers are invited to bring lawn chairs, snacks, beverages and a laid back attitude to the West End Beach. Admission is only $5 per person. Children under 12 are free. All proceeds benefit the Island’s Little Red School House project. For the past two years, the August concert has been part of a Reggae Weekend which is again being planned for 2018. ALABAMA COASTING’S DAUPHIN ISLAND LIFE 2018 21