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OWA Honors Memorial Day with Weekend Long Celebration

May 19, 2022

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OWA Honors Memorial Day with Weekend Long Celebration
Festivities include live music, fireworks, and activities for the whole family


(Foley, Alabama) – Join OWA as we honor our heroes at our 2022 Memorial Day Weekend Party on May 27-29, 2022. This fan-favorite event is jam-packed with family-friendly games, kid’s crafts, live entertainment, and fireworks sure to please all ages.

Festivities begin Friday, May 27, 2022, at 2pm with custom handprint flag t-shirts, cornhole, and a patriotic scavenger hunt throughout Downtown OWA. These fun activities will be complimentary and available to enjoy all weekend long. Stick around when the sun goes down for the return of Island Movie Nights featuring The Iron Giant at 7pm on OWA Island.

Activities continue throughout the weekend on Saturday, May 28, 2022, with live music on OWA Island. Music begins at 3pm with Kyle Dorriety, High Time Band at 5pm, and Tobacco Rd. Band playing from 7pm until the fireworks begin at 8:50pm. The fireworks can be enjoyed inside Tropic Falls theme park or in Downtown OWA, so grab your favorite spot and enjoy the show with your family and friends.

The weekend culminates on Sunday, May 29, 2022, with a special Baldwin Pops symphony concert performance in remembrance of fallen soldiers at the Downtown OWA Splash Pad at 5pm. Closing out the weekend-long celebration will be a performance from The Molly Ringwalds on OWA Island at 7pm.

Hours and dates for all activities are subject to change. Detailed information and a full list of weekend events can be found online at VisitOWA.com


About OWA Parks & Resort: Award-winning OWA Parks & Resort in Coastal Alabama is owned and operated by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. OWA’s name is derived from a Creek word for “big water,” and the tropical theme of the 520-acre property was inspired by the Gulf of Mexico, minutes away via the Foley Beach Express.

At the heart of OWA is Tropic Falls, which includes a 23-ride theme park, outdoor wave pool and the region’s largest indoor water park—bigger than a football field and covered by a convertible roof. Just outside the ticketed areas is Downtown OWA. This pedestrian-only streetscape was inspired by Southern small towns and features numerous options for dining, shopping, and entertainment.

The destination resort offers a full calendar of events, from Downtown OWA’s own Mardi Gras Parade to the annual Christmas tree lighting with fireworks and snowfall. With its own award-winning TownePlace Suites by Marriott, OWA is the place in Coastal Alabama to thrill, then chill.