ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (WKRG) — It is officially Spring and the weather is heating up at the perfect time. Hundreds of thousands of locals and tourists are lining the Gulf Coast to soak up the sun during Spring Break and family vacations. One of the most frequently asked questions is: Can I drink alcohol on the beach?

WKRG broke down the rules and regulations for alcohol on beaches in Orange Beach.

According to, drinking alcohol is allowed on the beach, but glass containers are prohibited.

More rules and regulations:

  • Tents larger than 12 ft x 12 ft are not allowed
  • No open fires
  • Fishing on the beach is allowed, but shark fishing is prohibited
  • Metal detecting is allowed
  • No camping
  • Drones are prohibited

WKRG also took a look at the rules and regulations involving alcohol in Gulf Shores and Pensacola.