Spring Break starts on the island

City of Gulf Shores issues reminders for visitors


In anticipation of the college students and families planning to visit our beautiful beach the Gulf Shores Police Department is preparing for a safe and enjoyable Spring Break.

Spring Break will officially begin in March. The Gulf Shores Police Department encourages all visitors and local residents to educate themselves and become familiar with some of the municipal ordinances that help keep the City of Gulf Shores safe and enjoyable.

Below are some municipal ordinances relevant to Spring Break. The public is reminded that any violation of these ordinances may result in an arrest or the issuance of a citation requiring a court appearance:

- No possession or consumption of alcohol on public beaches during the designated periods: March 3 – April 8, 2018

- No sleeping in vehicles or out-of-doors

- No erection of tents and shelters or abandonment of beach equipment on public beaches

- No unreasonable noise or vibration

- No fires on the beach

Due to the increase in visitors, heavy traffic congestion and delays are expected. Please be aware and plan ahead.

The Gulf Shores Police Department anticipates a fun-filled Spring Break for those who visit and reside within our city.

As a reminder, neither alcohol nor glass containers are allowed on public beaches. Please dispose of all trash properly in the nearby receptacles to assist us in keeping your beach clean.