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Big fish on the leaderboard at the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo | AL.com

Dauphin Island, AL-  Rodeo organizers said there were 3,310 tickets sold this year, just shy of the Guinness record year in 2011. This year’s version of the oldest and largest fishing tournament in the nation drew competitors from all over the world and even the nation.

Source: Big fish on the leaderboard at the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo | AL.com


Dauphin Island festivities 

If you are still looking for something to do this Fourth of July, Dauphin Island has a full day if events taking place. The Dauphin Island Veteran’s Association always starts the holiday by remembering those who fought for our freedom.

 

On the fourth of July, the Dauphin Island Veteran’s Association will host an event revealing a brand-new monument honoring a “fallen solider”. This will take place at 11a.m. on Monday. This year the event will take place at the town hall on Dauphin Island.

 

Dauphin Island will also but putting on a fireworks show at 9PM Monday night. The movie “Jaws” will be will also be playing on the West End Beach Sunday night, beginning at dusk.

 

Bring some blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy a nice evening on the beach. There will be snack vendors and air-conditioned bathrooms available.

Source: Dauphin Island festivities | WPMI


Three big events on Dauphin Island this weekend

Dauphin Island, AL- This Saturday, Dauphin Island will be hopping with a slew of fun spring events! The Arts and Crafts Festival, Gumbo Cookoff, and Dauphin Island Regatta are all coming together for a huge weekend on the island.

Source: Three big events on Dauphin Island this weekend | WPMI

dauphin Island Gumbo Cookoff festival tents

Last Year’s Gumbo Cookoff

http://www.dauphinislandchamber.com/gumbo2016.html

sailboats on Mobile Bay participating in the Dauphin Island race

Sailboat Regatta

 


More beach on Dauphin Island

DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. (WPMI) A first of a kind project is finally complete on Dauphin Island.Local 15’s Bryan Carnaggio spoke to those visiting and if they like the new addition.This was a first of a kind project for Dauphin Island.The restoration project b

Source: More beach on Dauphin Island | News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News | WPMI


Dauphin Island Calendar of Events for March 2016

Calendar of Events

March 2016 Dauphin Island Events

  • March 1

  • 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.

  • March 2

  • Mobile County EMA Test Siren

    9:00 AM

    Mobile EMA will test the emergency sirens the first Wednesday of every month at 9:00am. A wailing tone that goes up and down for at least three minutes signals an emergency, while a steady tone denotes a test

  • March 5

  • 26th Annual “Colonies of the Gulf Coast”

    8:00 AM
    Ft. Gaines

  • St Jude Bike A Thon

    8:00 AM
    Dauphin Island Water & Sewer

    St. Jude Bike A Thon sponsored by Dauphin Island Water & Sewer

  • March 6

  • 26th Annual “Colonies of the Gulf Coast”

    8:00 AM
    Ft. Gaines

  • March 7

  • Agenda Meeting

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

  • March 8

  • Planning Commission Meeting

    6:00 PM

  • March 9

  • Municipal Court

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

    The arraignment docket begins at 4:00 PM and trials at 5:00 PM.

  • March 12

  • DI Sunset Bridge Run

    8:00 AM
    DI Bridge

  • March 14

  • Agenda Meeting

    5:00 AM

  • March 15

  • 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.

  • March 19

  • Town of Dauphin Island Easter Egg Hunt

    10:00 AM
    Green Park

    Come enjoy the fun and meet the Easter Bunny

  • March 21

  • Agenda Meeting

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

  • March 25

  • GOOD FRIDAY

    8:00 AM

    TOWN HALL CLOSED

  • “Last Firday Art Night”

    6:00 PM
    Art Gallery

  • March 26

  • COMMUNITY EASTER EGG HUNT

    10:00 AM
    Cadillac Square

  • March 27

  • EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE

    6:30 AM
    FT. GAINES


Dauphin Island looks forward to annual arrival of snowbirds

As Dauphin Island approaches the last few weeks of the Summer season, Snowbirds begin booking Dauphin Island rentals for winter.

 

“Our atmosphere is very laid-back, very relaxed and very friendly,” said Mayor Jeff Collier.

Source: Residents on ‘laid-back’ Dauphin Island look forward to annual arrival of snowbirds | AL.com


Time to Pack Your Bags! Here is a handy “Packing List” for your Dauphin Island vacation

Packing for your Dauphin Island vacation

Use our handy Packing Checklist to help you prepare to relax during your Dauphin Island vacation.

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All of our Dauphin Island Vacation Rentals include linens and fully-stocked kitchens.

However, you may want to bring some of the items below to make it easier to cook or to include some things from home.

 

For your Rental Home

  • paper towels (one roll provided)
  • coffee and coffee filters
  • napkins
  • all-purpose cleaner
  • sponges
  • laundry detergent
  • dish detergent
  • toys and games for the kids
  • groceries
  • condiments
  • aluminum foil
  • garbage bags (initial set provided)
  • baby equipment (if needed)
  • toilet paper (a starter roll for each bathroom is provided)

For the Beach

  • boogie boards/rafts
  • beach towels
  • beach chairs
  • beach umbrella
  • beach toys
  • fishing rods
  • tackle box
  • cooler
  • books
  • magazines

Clothes

  • swimsuits
  • flip flops
  • sweatshirt for cooler nights
  • beach cover up
  • sun hat

Toiletries

  • shampoo/conditioner
  • soap
  • deodorant
  • toothbrush
  • toothpaste
  • razors
  • shaving cream
  • moisturizer
  • comb or brush
  • makeup
  • hair bands
  • aloe
  • hair dryer / curler

Health and Medicine

  • prescription medications
  • sunscreen (SPF 15+)
  • lip balm with sun protection
  • Tylenol/Motrin
  • car sickness medicine
  • insect repellent
  • bandaids

Personal Belongings

  • glasses
  • contact lenses and solution
  • sunglasses and case
  • cellphone and charger
  • wallet/purse
  • camera

For the Drive

  • soft drinks
  • bottled water
  • snacks
  • books for you
  • books for the Kids
  • sketch pads
  • pens/pencils portable DVD player / tablet
  • selection of DVDs
  • music
  • blankets and pillows
  • extra set of car keys
  • flashlight with fresh batteries

 

 

 


Fourth of July Fireworks Information for Dauphin Island 2015

Dauphin Island, AL- . They’re calling it “Red White and Boom” this year . . . . The Mobile Pops will perform at 6 p.m., and Dauphin Island’s annual fireworks show begins at 9 p.m. at the Dauphin Island public beach and pier, next to Dauphin Island Elementary School. Parking is available at the public beach for $5 per car. No glass, fires or camping allowed on the beach.

Please remember to leave early, traffic can be heavy going onto the Island.

DAUPHIN ISLAND FIREWORKS – JULY 4th – 9 p.m.fireworks on Dauphin Island's Public Beach

 


Thursday Nights are “Movies at the Beach” Nights!

Dauphin Island, AL-

Here are the Movies scheduled to be shown this Summer on Thursday evenings, at Dauphin Island’s West End Beach:

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Dauphin Island Movies
On West End Beach

West End Beach 2015 FREE Family Movie Series

June 28 How To Train Your Dragon

July 2 E.T.

July 3 Jaws

July 9 Tangled

July 10 Divergent

July 16 The Never Ending Story

July 17 BIG

July 23 Atlantis – The Lost Empire,

July 24 The Maze Runner

July 30 Teen Beach Movie

July 31 Maleficent

Aug 6 SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

Aug 7 X-Men – Days of Future Past

Aug 13 Swiss Family Robinson

Aug 14 Hugo

Aug 20 The Dog Who Saved Summer

Aug 21 Fast and the Furious

Aug 27 Minions

Aug 28 The Avengers

Every Thursday & Friday night at dark *weather permitting!

All movies begin at dark and patrons are encouraged to bring chairs, blankets and bug spray (just in case) but please No pets, glass, grills! Come and enjoy a family friendly night.

Movie schedule for Dauphin Island, AL

These are the movies that will be showing at the West End Beach this Summer