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 -
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