Galveston Island Texas Shrimp Festival 2016
September 23 - 24, 2016
Historic Strand District - Strand, 23rd. Street, Galveston, Texas
Galveston Island Texas Shrimp Festival 2016 Schedule
The 7th Annual Galveston Island Shrimp Festival is 2 full days of shrimp, music, friends and fun. The festival begins on Friday, September 23, 2016 and runs through Saturday, September 24, 2016.
Festival activities include a Shrimp Gumbo Cook-Off, Gumbo Tasting, Official 5k run, Lil’ Shrimps Parade, Live Music, Vendors, Kids Area and a Strand Merchant Walk-About.
Friday, September 23, 2016
7:30 - 10:00 pm - VIP Sponsor Party with Fried Shrimp Dinner, Open Bar and Live Music
Saturday, September 24, 2016
9:00 am - Official Galveston Island Shrimp Festival 5K Downtown
10:30 am - 5K Awards Ceremony and After Party at Saengerfest Park (23rd and Strand)
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm – Public Gumbo Tasting and Strand Merchant Walk-About
3:00 pm - Galveston Shrimp Company Lil’ Shrimps Parade
6:00 pm - Awards Ceremony in Saengerfest Park
Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 3:00 pm.
The Lil’ Shrimps Parade is something the whole family can enjoy
You will be able to catch beads from participating floats as they roll down Strand.
Enjoy the many teams from award winning cookers to backyard roux roughnecks.
Teams lining the Historical Strand District will dish out a sample to festival attendees who have purchased an official Gumbo-Tasting Cup. Walk around and try countless samples for the 3 - hour span, enjoy the live music and cold refreshments.
While you are tasting the teams gumbo be sure to vote on Best Team Showmanship.
You turn your showmanship ballots back into the Main Info Booth. The Info Booth is located at Saengerfest Park at the corner of 23rd and Strand.
Offical 5K Run
Starts: Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 9:00 a. at 23rd and Strand Streets.
Amateur Teams - Saturday Only Cook-Off
2016 Amateur Cook Teams
Carnes Funeral Home
For A Cause Cookers
Best Buds Gumbo Team
The Texas BBQ Massacre
Double K - Cookers and Hookers
Third Coast Cookers
Team We Like to Party
Always in Heat
Always in Heat #2
The Cookers Are Always In Heat
Galveston Island Prawn Stars
2016 Amateur Cook Teams - continued
Certified Floors & Installations
KC Drunk Chickens
Galveston Island Promotions
Bovine, Swine and Caviar
Pot Belly Cookers
Team POW WOW
Hound Dog Harris Catering
Kemuh Bums Cookers
Armed and Hammered Cookers
Good Time Cookers
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