Beach, AL – December 2017 / Newsmaker Alert / It’s
time again for the seasonal migration of winter travelers to the Alabama
and Florida Gulf Coasts. The
Snowbird Company invites the area’s wintertime guests to the 2018
Annual Snowbird Fest slated for Saturday, Jan. 27 from 9 a.m. to 1
p.m. at the Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf.
Snowbird Company’s 7th Annual Snowbird Fest Returns
Gulf Coast with New Entertainment and Business Expo
expo returns, featuring door prizes, vacation rentals by beach
managers, tasty restaurant fare, and this year features
comedic tributes to Johnny and Lucy.
annual Snowbird Fest has been held since 2010 and is the largest event
of its kind for winter visitors on the Gulf Coast. In 2017, more than 3,500
snowbirds attended the festival.
of snowbirds are expected to attend the upcoming event, where exhibitors
will have the opportunity to share their products and services in an expo-style
format,” said Chris Wright, co-Owner and COO of The Snowbird Company. “The
2018 festival will be bigger and better than ever, and we are excited to
introduce snowbirds to local businesses in the area while providing a fun
day of entertainment, delicious food samples, free coffee, and many give-aways,
door prizes and games.”
than simply an expo, Snowbird Fest is a festival for winter guests. “This
isn’t a stand-in-line kind of event,” Wright said. “There’s tons of interaction,
music and live entertainment, great food from local restaurants and the
opportunity to really visit and get to know folks.”
the festival will be a Johnny Cash tribute artist to entertain the crowd
with classic tunes, and a dose of hilarity with a tribute to Lucille Ball
to add a touch of comedy to the festival as well! There will be complimentary
food samples provided by more than 20 local restaurants, as well as door
prizes throughout the day. Also the British Car Club will have a selection
of classic cars on display.
bus ride for Florida Snowbirds, will be offered to make them feel welcome
as well. Snowbirds attending from the Pensacola, Destin, and Fort Walton
Beach areas can register to be provided free transportation compliments
of Snowbird Fest, and Good Time Tours. After spending the morning at the
festival, the tour bus will transport attendees to the Hard Rock Casino,
Biloxi, and more.
sponsors for this year include Brett/Robinson Vacation Rentals as a Gold
sponsor, offering Orange Beach and Gulf Shores vacation rentals, beachfront
bayfront and more. Also participating as Silver sponsors are South Baldwin
Regional Medical Center, Southern Vacation Rentals, and Wind Creek Casino.
Bronze sponsors this year include Good Time Tours, and The Original Oyster
for more information and to register for the bus trip. Remember, the first
50 callers or online bus trip registrations get the free ride, so call
Fest Gulf Coast is 9am to 1pm at the Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf
in Orange Beach, Alabama.
its 7th year, Snowbird Fest Gulf Coast typically draws thousands from across
the Gulf Coast.
60 sponsors and vendors expected with restaurant food samplings, information,
and giveaways, plus great door prizes.
two musical tributes to Johnny and Lucy, magic acts by Cane’s Capers, and
a display of classic cars from the South Alabama British Car Club.
to Snowbird Fest Gulf Coast is free but registration is required. Save
time by registering online at http://www.SnowbirdFest.com.
for the casino trip by calling (251) 454-4111 - riders first pre-register
to attend the event, by visiting http://www.SnowbirdFest.com, before calling,
so that we can verify you on our list.
Company offers all attendees a free copy of it’s printed publication, The
Snowbird Newsletter, a senior living magazine featuring available scenic
snowbird rentals currently available all around the United States, Mexico
Sponsors for this year’s SnowbirdFest Gulf Coast include Brett-Robinson,
South Baldwin Medical Center, Southern Rentals & Real Estate, Good
Time Tours, and Wind Creek Casino & Hotel. Other exhibitors already
signed up include The Original Oyster House, Flora Bama, Glen Lakes Golf
Club, Gulf Links Golf Center, The Crab Trap, Wharf Retail Properties, Sunset
Properties, Cruise Ship Centers, and the South Alabama British Car Club.
annual Snowbird Fest is organized
and produced by The Snowbird
Company, an established brand that tailors to the lodging needs of
thousands of winter travelers each year. The company includes both regional
and state-specific highly visible rent-by-owner websites (such as AmericanSnowbird.com,
FloridaSnowbird.com, AlabamaSnowbird.com, MississippiSnowbird.com, ArizonaSnowbird.com,
and others) catering to the snowbird lifestyle and garnering more than
160 million hits, and over 750,000 visitors each year. The sites offer
an array of beach condominiums, beach houses, villas, and hotel rooms at
discounted, offseason and multi-month rates.
are encouraged to pre-register online before Dec. 31, 2017 to be entered
for prizes. Exhibitor and sponsor information is also available online
at www.SnowbirdFest.com. The
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