Fairs, and Festivals
Arizona State Fair 2013
California Beer Festival 2013
Galveston Island Texas Shrimp Festival
Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival 2013
Hague Oktoberfest Lake George

Oak Mountain Fall State Fair
Long Beach Lobster Festival
Los Banos Tomato Festival
State Fair of Texas 2013
Telluride Blues & Brews Festival

Allentown Fair
Bloomsburg Fair 2013
Carbon County Fair
Celtic Classic Games & Festival
Christkindlmarkt 2013

Das Awkscht Fescht, Car Fest
Hamburger Festival 2013
Kutztown Fair Fireworks 2013
Musikfest Headliners Schedule
Oktoberfest 2013 Bethlehem

Polish-American Family Festival
Pour the Core Festival
Sippin by the River, Philadelphia
West End Fair 2013, Gibert PA

Really Fine Fairs and festivals

Galveston Island Wild Texas Shrimp Festival 2013
September 27 - 29, 2013
Saengerfest Park, 23rd. and Strand




    Event activities at the Galveston Island Wild Texas Shrimp Festival include a Shrimp Gumbo Cook-Off, Gumbo Tasting, 5K Fun Run, FREE Boat & RV Show, Live Music, Vendors, Children's Lil' Shrimp Parade, Kids Area and Strand Merchant Walk-About. Something for everyone to enjoy.

    Galveston's Historic Downtown Strand District is transformed into a melting pot of flavors. You can try from over 80 teams from award winning cookers to backyard roux roughnecks. all. While tasting the teams gumbo be sure to vote on Best Team Showmanship. Don't forget to turn your showmanship ballots back into the Main Info Booth.

    Besides cooking shrimp gumbo some of the Professional teams will also be selling other types of food.
Joes Crab Shack - fresh ear of corn, boiled crawfish, peel & eat shrimp.
Gaido's - cold shrimp salad, BBQ shrimp and blackened shrimp


Friday, Sept. 27, 2013
8-10 pm - VIP / Sponsor Kick Off Party: Fried Shrimp Dinner - Live Music - Bar Saengerfest Park, 23rd and Strand
5-10 pm - Free Boat Show

Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013
9 am - Shrimp Scamper 5K Run Begins on Seawall, Teams Begin Cooking
10 am - Vendors Open on 23rd Street, Info. Booth Opens, Free Boat Show Opens
11 am - Public Gumbo Stroll Begins, Strand Merchant Walk-About Begins, Kids Area
12 pm - Live Music Begins ( Saengerfest Park 23rd & Strand )
1 pm - Galveston Shrimp Company's Lil' Shrimps Parade
3 pm - Public Gumbo Tasting Ends, Strand Merchant Walk-About Ends
6 pm - Award Ceremony ( Saengerfest Park 23rd & Strand )
9 pm - Event Area Closes

Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013
10 am - Free Boat Show Open, Kids Area Open
12-4 pm -Live Music in Saengerfest Park, Cold Drinks & Hot Shrimp
5 pm - Boat Show& Kids Area Closes

3-Day Show - The 3rd annual Galveston Island Boat & RV Show returns Friday, September 27 through Sunday, September 29. Featuring boats and RV's for all skill and thrill levels. The Boat & RV Show is located at the Downtown Entertainment District along with the Shrimp Festival to create one big event area that is FREE.

Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013 at 1:00 pm.--- Sponsored by Galveston Shrimp Company
The Lil' Shrimps Parade is something the whole family will enjoy. Catch beads from participating floats as they roll down Strand.
Tickets & Information on Galveston Festival website - www.yagaspresents.com

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