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$50-Million-Plus Resort Hotel Expansion For OWA

$50-Million-Plus Resort Hotel Expansion For OWA

November 24, 2023
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The Poarch Band of Creek Indians has announced a significant addition to its OWA Parks & Resort, with a $50-million-plus resort-style hotel planned to open in May 2025. To be located on the northeast side of the newly opened Tropic Falls water park, the expansion will provide guests with another lodging option just steps away…

OWA Celebrates Grand Opening Of Luxury RV Resort

OWA Celebrates Grand Opening Of Luxury RV Resort

September 1, 2023
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OWA Parks & Resort has announced the opening of Tropic Hideaway RV Resort. Tropic Hideaway is a luxury RV resort that offers a tropical vibe for guests, with 190 new spots next to the Tropic Falls theme and water parks. OWA notes activities and amenities including pickleball courts, a putting green, adult and family pools,…

OWA Completes Tropic Falls Expansion

OWA Completes Tropic Falls Expansion

March 31, 2023
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OWA Parks & Resort in Foley has opened a $70-million expansion that includes a 30,000-ft2 outdoor wave pool, as well as a surf simulator, stage, restaurant and bar, Business Alabama reports. “Tropic Falls is currently the only indoor waterpark in the United States with both a retractable roof and sidewall adjoining an outdoor water park,”…

Rainbow Run To Be Held At OWA

Rainbow Run To Be Held At OWA

April 22, 2022
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FOLEY, Ala. — The Rainbow Run returns to OWA on April 30. This 1.5-mile run has rainbow-colored powder that fills the air and covers the participants as they jog, walk, skip or sprint through the streets of Downtown OWA. The excitement begins at 7:30 a.m. with event check-in and a photo booth available on OWA…

OWA Mardi Gras Events Planned

OWA Mardi Gras Events Planned

February 25, 2022
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FOLEY, Ala. — OWA in Foley will be hosting the inaugural Puppy Gras Pet Parade on February 26 at 2:30 p.m. on OWA Island with a pet-friendly costume contest immediately to follow on the OWA Island stage. Cash prizes will be given for “Puppy Gras King & Queen,” “OWA Choice,” “Funniest” and “Most Festive” costumes.…

OWA Art & Crafts Festival Coming Up

OWA Arts & Crafts Festival Coming Up

January 21, 2022
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FOLEY, Ala. — The second annual OWA Arts & Crafts Festival is scheduled for January 29 at 12-6 p.m. in the entertainment district of Downtown OWA in Foley. The pedestrian-friendly walking area with shops, dining and entertainment will include arts and crafts vendors, live music, activities and more. “For 2022, we are extending the timeframe…

OWA New Year’s Eve Events Announced

OWA New Year’s Eve Events Announced

December 17, 2021
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OWA is holding several New Year’s Eve events in Foley, OBA announced. Bubbles & Beats starts at 2 p.m. and is followed by the Downtown OWA Sparks & Sounds fireworks show kicking off at 5 p.m. Bubbles & Beats is a child-friendly bubble party with music by DJ Patrick, free kids’ crafts, inflatables and more.…

Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival 2022 Dates Announced

Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival 2022 Dates Announced

October 8, 2021
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The South Baldwin Chamber of Commerce recently announced the 18th Annual Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival is scheduled for May 12-14, 2022, at OWA in Foley. Admission is free, with select activities available for an additional charge. Guests will enjoy the amenities of OWA, including various restaurants, retail, entertainment attractions and The Park at…

Gravity Island Offers New Lessons, Event

Gravity Island Offers New Lessons, Event

September 17, 2021
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Gravity Island Watersports at OWA in Foley is now offering private wakeboarding and wake skate lessons. Lessons are 1 hour each and available at 9-10 a.m. or 10-11 a.m. on select days at a cost of $160 plus taxes/fees. Additionally, the park is offering a “Dash to the Cash” event on September 25. It will…

OWA’s Wake Park Opens

OWA’s Wake Park Opens

August 20, 2021
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OWA’s Wake Park Opens, part of its Gravity Island Watersports, opened last weekend with a celebration at the Foley complex. Wake Park uses an overhead cable more than 700 ft long with a carrier to pull riders by rope and handle to wakeboard, wakeskate, kneeboard, water ski or tube. The two-tower cable has obstacles in…

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