• Tacky Jack's Summer of Fun in Gulf Shores

    Tacky Jacks Gulf Shores presents the 8th Annual Summer of Fun featuring art classes, a hands-on nature series and waterfront beach games at lunch
    Hands-on Habitat, Art al Fresco, and Tacky Jacks Beach Games make up a series of weekly lunchtime activities offered at the waterfront venue.
    June 2, 2020 - (Gulf Shores, AL) – If you are looking for some afternoon fun this summer then look no further than Tacky Jacks in Gulf Shores. The Summer of Fun series will feature different events to include regional artists and local organizations each Tuesday through Thursday this summer beginning June 9. Online reservations are required. A monthly schedule of events is online at www.tackyjacks.com and below.

    Hands-on Habitat is a fun and educational hands-on nature series presented by  Gulf State Park Nature Center, Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, Share the Beach, Orange Beach Wildlife Center, Alabama Audubon, Gulf Coast Center for Ecotourism and Sustainability! Kids & adults alike can learn about our ecosystem and interact with the animals that live here with us. The event is all ages from 11am-12pm (arrive 15 minutes early), RSVP required.


    Art al Fresco “A hands-on lunch & learn for starving artists of all ages”
    Create different works of art & crafts every Wednesday this summer. Projects include: tie-dye, oyster shell art, shell jewelry, rare lionfish jewelry, living art terrarium, Ductigami (that’s duck tape origami for those that don’t know), learn to sculpt with sand with pros from Sand Castle University, and Ductstravaganza with "Duck Tape Stuck at Prom" finalists. All ages lunch & learn every Wednesday at 11am-12pm (arrive 15 minutes early). Includes $10 gift card for lunch, fee: depends on the project. In-person art class or take home to-go craft kit.

    Tacky Jacks Beach Games is all about a little friendly competition. Kids ages 6-12 compete every Thursday this summer in games, challenges, and more! All participants get a free lunch from Tacky Jacks, prizes, and get to be on TV! Parents can compete in a friendly game of water balloon dodge ball for prizes! Ages 6-12 every Thursday from 11am-12pm (arrive 15 minutes early), RSVP required.
    Schedule of Events
    9 -  Hands-on Habitat
    10 - Art al Fresco, Ductigami $15
    11 – Beach Games

    16 - Hands-on Habitat, Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
    17 – Art al Fresco, Tie-Dye $25
    18 – Beach Games

    23 - Hands-on Habitat, Gulf State Park
    24 – Art al Fresco, Sand Castle University $15
    25 – Beach Games

    30 – Hands-on Habitat, Share the Beach
    1 – Art al Fresco, Oyster Shell Flag $35 (includes $5 donation to ACF for Oyster Shell Recycling Program)
    2 – Beach Games

    7 – Hands-on Habitat, Orange Beach Wildlife Center
    8 – Art al Fresco, Ductstravaganza $15
    9 – Beach Games

    14 - Hands-on Habitat, Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
    15 – Art al Fresco, Shell Jewelry $20
    16 – Beach Games

    21 - Hands-on Habitat, Gulf State Park
    22 – Art al Fresco, Air Plants & Succulents Terrarium $20
    23 – Beach Games

    28 - Hands-on Habitat, Gulf Coast Center for Ecotourism and Sustainability
    29 – Art al Fresco, Rare Lionfish Jewelry $20
    30 – Beach Games

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