Virtual BBQ Cooking Competition!

  • April 1, 2020
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closeup of hot bbq coals
Going a little stir crazy these days? Don't let the cabin fever get to you! Join us as we partner with BamaQ-TV to bring you "The Cooking With Bama-Q Virtual Competition"!

Special Update: In the New Reality

  • March 30, 2020
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sunrise over Mobile Al Dauphin
Good day friends, clients, and business associates. I hope this finds you in good health, good spirit, and following CDC advisories. We're calling this Alabama Coasting in the New Reality... although its clear that what that new reality will be is yet to be determined.


  • June 3, 2019
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firetruck converted into restaurant style food truck
What started as an introduction at the World Food Championship in Orange Beach Alabama last year, has now blossomed into a wonderful partnership to promote tourism, culinary, and culture.

Foley BBQ and Blues

  • March 11, 2019
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graphic banner with festival logo and image of bbq in pan
Welcome spring with the annual BBQ & Blues Cook-Off, March 16th in downtown Foley's Heritage Park.

October Update: Introducing Discover Coastal Alabama Magazine

  • October 5, 2018
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magazine cover for Discover Coastal Alabama featuring young boy outdoors with binoculars
We are excited to announce that, in collaboration with CAP, Alabama Coasting Magazine will become DISCOVER COASTAL ALABAMA MAGAZINE.

Alabama Bicentennial Collaboration

  • May 15, 2018
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Logos for WFC Team Alabama and for the Alabama Bicentennial Celebration
The Alabama Bicentennial Commission has joined in support of Alabama Coasting’s search to field WFC Team Alabama to compete in the 2018 World Food Championships this November in Orange Beach.


  • January 25, 2018
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World Food Championship Food Sport Network Logo
Alabama Coasting continues that legacy as the newly named official state partner to field TEAM ALABAMA for the 2018 World Food Championships.

Small Business Saturday

  • November 25, 2017
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Celebrate Small Business Saturday, Enjoy Local

Day 3 of World Food Championships - Rockin & Rollin

  • November 10, 2017
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Day 3 Begins at World Food Championships at the Wharf in Orange Beach


  • October 3, 2017
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Havana and Mobile share a common history dating back 300 years. Mobile and Havana formed a “sister city” bond back in 1963, the first between the two countries.