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September 29, 2017 - September 30, 2017
All Day
Strand (21st to 24th)
Galveston, TX 77550
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8th Annual Galveston Island Shrimp Festival

Friday, September 29, 2017

The 8th Annual Galveston Island Shrimp Festival returns to historic Downtown Galveston from September 29th to September 30th for two full days of shrimp, music, friends and fun. Event activities include a Shrimp Gumbo Cook-Off, Gumbo Tasting, Free Outdoors Show, Official Shrimp Scampner 5k on the beach, Lil’ Shrimps Parade, Live Music, Vendors, Kids Area and a Strand Merchant Walk-About! Please anticipate the following road closures from 6:00 AM on September 29th to 9:00 PM on September 30th: North Parking Lanes of Strand St (22nd to 24th), 22nd Street (Strand to Mechanic) and 23rd Street (Harborside to Mechanic); Additionally on September 30th from 5:00 AM to 9:00 PM - the South Parking Lanes of Strand St (22nd to 24th). For more information on the event, please visit!