40th Annual National Shrimp Festival - October 13 -16, 2011
Mark your calendars for the 40th Annual National Shrimp Festival, October 13 – 16. Sponsored this year by Zatarain's, the festival attracts over 300,000 people who come to view fine arts and arts & crafts from over 200 artists during its four-day
run. The festival is located on the white sand beaches of Gulf Shores surrounding the Gulf State Park Pavillion. The festival has something for everyone - great food, beautiful music, fantastic vendors and a Children's Activity Village.
If you want an opportunity to work off all that good food, consider registering for the 10K run Saturday, October 15th at 8:00 or the 5K run/walk at 8:30, both at the Orange Beach Sportsplex. To register, click here.
Price: Admission to the festival is free.
Where:Gulf State Park Pavillion
20115 State Hwy. 135
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
When: Thursday, October 13 – Sunday, October 16
Getting There: The best way to get to and from the festival is to park at one of the 10 available off-site lots and ride the Baldwin Area Rapid Transit System (BRATS) shuttle.