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Galveston Island Shrimp Festival in Downtown Galveston

The Galveston Island Shrimp Festival features some of the best shrimp gumbo the Gulf Coast has to offer and include a seafood cook-off, gumbo tasting, L’il Shrimps Parade, live music, a children’s area, and a Strand merchant walkabout.


Galveston Island Shrimp Festival Weekend Schedule

Friday, September 22, 2023

  • Friday Kick-Off Party at 23rd Street & the Strand | $65. 7:30pm to 10pm

Saturday, September 23, 2023

  • Shrimp Scamper 5k Fun Run at Beerfoot Brewery & the Strand | 9am
  • Galveston Island Shrimp Festival at 23rd Street & the Strand | 10am to 6pm



It's free to visit the festival. $13 for gumbo stroll tickets; $20 shrimp dinner tickets; $65 Friday Kick-Off Party tickets; $47 for the 5K. Combo packages available. Order tickets or learn more

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