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Posted on: September 22, 2022

Road closures announced for Galveston Island Shrimp Festival

Galveston Island Shrimp Festival is returning this weekend and we want residents to be aware of road closures to plan their weekend driving.

The annual Galveston Island Shrimp Festival will be held in historic downtown Galveston September 23-24. The event is an island favorite and features two full days of shrimp, music and fun. Some of the event activities include a shrimp gumbo cook-out, gumbo tasting, outdoor music shows and the Shrimp Festival 5K. 

Please anticipate the following road closures from 6:00 a.m., Friday, Sept. 23 to 9:00 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 24: 

  • Strand from 22nd to 24th streets 
  • 23rd Street from Harborside Drive to Mechanic Street

To learn more about the Galveston Island Shrimp Festival, visit www.galvestonislandshrimpfestival.com.

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