Beautiful October Weather on Dauphin Island!

October is one of the two best months of the year on Dauphin. The crowds have gone, the “off-season” rates have started, and the weather is near perfect! Daytime highs hover around 80 and the evenings are clear and cool. Here is the Dauphin Island weather forecast for the coming week. We hope you get a chance to enjoy this great weather on our beautiful Dauphin Island beaches this weekend.

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Weather forecast for Dauphin Island AL



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 |

Schedule for Rodeo Weekend Music Festival



6-8pm Liar’s Contest ADSFR Stage
8-10pm Nanafalia ADSFR Stage
8-10pm The Perry Wall Band Fins Bar
 1-5pm Leland Clay Hugh’s Snow Removal/WEB
6-10pm Harrison McGinnis Trio Pirates Pleasure
6-10pm The Night Work Band Islanders
8pm-mdnt The Modern Eldorados Fins Bar
11am – 2pm Disciples of the Crow Hugh’s Snow Removal/WEB
Noon-4pm Stereo Dogs Pirates Pleasure
12-130pm Leland Clay Island BBQ
1-4pm Delta Reign Duo Mac n’ DDs
1-4pm Ken & Marilyn Billy Goat Concessions
2-4pm Leland Clay ADSFR Stage
2-5pm Rhythm Intervention West End Beach
2-5pm Tony Bowers Steel Drum Fins Bar
5-9pm Leland Clay Island BBQ
6-10pm Mango Fish Islanders
7-10pm Carla & the Sand Fleas Ship & Shore -Green Park
7-11pm Doug Previto & Friends Pirates Pleasure
7pm-mdnt Tribal Bacon Pelican Pub
8pm-mdnt Ryan Balthrop & Friends Fins Bar
11am-2pm Ryan Kuykendall Hugh’s Snow Removal/WEB
Noon -2pm Melissa Joiner Pirates Pleasure
1-3pm Bruce Jones Fins Bar
2-5pm John Milham Band West End Beach
2-6pm Ryan Balthrop Pirates Pleasure
4-8pm Melissa Joiner Duo Fins Bar


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.


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


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


  • 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


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