Newest Lucy’s Retired Surfers Bar & Restaurant Now Open in Downtown OWA Over $6,400 raised for local nonprofits at two VIP Friends and Family Events

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New Orleans-based hospitality group, Kirkendoll Management, officially opened its fifth Lucy's restaurant in OWA, Foley Alabama's newest entertainment destination, on February 8, 2020. The grand opening was preceded by two VIP dining events benefiting local nonprofits.

Lucy's Retired Surfers Bar & Restaurant OWA

Lucy's Retired Surfers Bar & Restaurant OWA

OWA offers a unique lifestyle space that aligns well with Lucy’s laid-back vibe. There’s something for everyone and we look forward to enhancing the entertainment district with our creative cocktails, coastal-inspired menu and lively atmosphere.

Lucy’s Retired Surfers Bar & Restaurant is now open in Foley, Alabama’s newest entertainment destination, OWA, as of Saturday, February 8, 2020, following two days of VIP dining events benefiting local nonprofits. This marks the fifth Lucy’s restaurant including four on the Gulf Coast and one in Aruba, currently open for the New Orleans-based hospitality group, Kirkendoll Management.

Redefining the casual dining experience, Lucy’s mission is to be a destination for guests to enjoy delicious food and killer drinks while making unforgettable memories with its coastal-inspired menu, creative cocktails and laid-back beach vibe. Under the direction of General Manager Jessica Lowther and Chef James Knowles, Lucy’s OWA now serves lunch and dinner seven days a week, and includes daily happy hour specials and weekend brunch. Guests can also enjoy live music by favored local musicians on select days throughout the week.

Focal points of the new 7,254-square-foot eatery include a surfboard-shaped header gliding over the main bar, an exterior Sailboat Bar overlooking Lake OWA, and tiki-hut tables in the main dining room. Additionally, you can find retired surfboards from around the world throughout the restaurant and a life-sized shark replica at the front entrance. The expansive restaurant also boasts 2,839-square-feet of outside dining and 563-square-feet of retail space.

Curious diners were able to preview Lucy’s OWA while enjoying a complimentary meal during two VIP Friends and Family Events benefiting The Stray Love Foundation on Thursday, February 6, and Mary's Shelter Gulf Coast (MSGC) on Friday, February 7. The reservation-only events welcomed more than 620 guests over the course of two days. In lieu of payment, guests were encouraged to support the daily nonprofit which resulted in a combined total of $6,448 raised for the local organizations.

“We’re excited to continue Lucy’s expansion along the Gulf Coast in 2020 with the opening of our newest location in Foley,” President of Lucy's Retired Surfers Bar & Restaurant, Kevin Armantrout said. “OWA offers a unique lifestyle space that aligns well with Lucy’s laid-back vibe. There’s something for everyone and we look forward to enhancing the entertainment district with our creative cocktails, coastal-inspired menu and lively atmosphere.”

Lucy’s OWA is located at 103 S. Owa Blvd. in Foley, Alabama. Hours of operation are 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Monday –Thursday, 11 a.m. – Midnight on Friday, 10 a.m. – Midnight on Saturday, and 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. on Sunday. For more information, call 251.292.0100 or visit LucysSurf.com.

About Lucy's Retired Surfers Bar & Restaurant
Lucy's Retired Surfers Bar & Restaurant got its start in 1985 on Manhattan's Upper West Side. In 1992, Lucy's opened in New Orleans' iconic Warehouse District, quickly becoming a staple of the downtown nightlife scene. The New Orleans-headquartered beach and surf bar concept, fueled by its tropical drinks, zany staff, and fun atmosphere, includes domestic locations in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida, with an international location in Aruba. For more information on Lucy's Retired Surfers Bar & Restaurant, please visit LucysSurf.com. Keep up with the latest Lucy's Retired Surfers Bar & Restaurant news via Facebook and Instagram.

About OWA
A world-class, award-winning entertainment destination owned and operated by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, OWA’s design celebrates its rural roots and the area’s natural beauty. The name OWA, which translates as “big water” from the Muscogee Creek language, was inspired by the 14-acre lake at the center of this unique project. The complex has the feel of a small southern town that evolved through time with the lavish landscape of Downtown OWA and its lively amusement park, The Park at OWA. A150-room Marriott TownePlace Suites is located onsite and within walking distance to Downtown OWA, as well as its 14-acre amusement park. The Park at OWA features more than 20 rides, in-park dining, and a variety of midway games. Enjoy retail and dining amenities admission-free in Downtown OWA. Check VisitOWA.com for continuous updates and exciting openings.

Media Contact:
Samantha Yarbrough
Lucy's Retired Surfers Bar & Restaurant
504.304.8468
syarbrough@lucyssurf.com

Kristin Hellmich
OWA
251.359.8554
khellmich@visitowa.com

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