The Annual National Shrimp Festival
Savor fresh from the Gulf seafood at the Annual National Shrimp Festival during this four-day event that attracts over 300,000 people. The festival will play host to more than 100 hours of musical entertainment featuring a lineup of national, regional, and local acts. There will be musical acts to please all palates, including blues, Motown, southern rock, jazz, zydeco, and country. The music plays daily Thursday through Sunday.
Food is another highlight of the festival with 50 local and regional vendors lining the boardwalk at the public beach with mouth-watering delights.
Art lovers will have almost 200 booths of fine art and arts and crafts vendors from which to choose.