Fifth Annual Galveston Island Shrimp Festival

Three full days of shrimp, music, friends and fun, the Fifth Annual Galveston Island Shrimp Festival features activities such as a shrimp gumbo cook-off, a gumbo tasting, a boat and RV show, 5K and 1K fun runs, a Lil' Shrimps Parade, live music, vendors and a kid's area.

Sept. 26

  • 8-10 p.m. — VIP/Sponsor Kick Off Party, fried shrimp dinner, live music and bar at Saengerfest Park.
  • 5-10 p.m. — Free Boat and RV Show.

Sept. 27

  • 10 a.m. — Vendors open on 23rd Street, Free Boat and RV Show opens.
  • 11 a.m. — Information Booth opens.
  • Noon — Public Gumbo Stroll and Strand Merchant Walk-About begin, kid's area opens, live music at Saengerfest Park begins.
  • 3 p.m. — Galveston Shrimp Company's "Lil' Shrimps Parade."
  • 4 p.m. — Public Gumbo Tasting and Strand Merchant Walk-About end.
  • 6 p.m. — Awards Ceremony

Sept. 28

  • 10 a.m. — Free Boat Show and kid's area open.
  • noon-4 p.m. — Live music in Saengerfest Park.
  • 5 p.m. — Boat Show and RV and kid's area close.

Event Details


9.28.14 | 10:00 am
9.27.14 | 10:00 am
9.26.14 | 5:00 pm


23rd and Strand
Galveston, TX


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