FRIDAY – September 24
VIP Sponsor Party 7:30-10pm
Yes a ticket for the VIP Sponsor Shrimp Dinner Party is required. The party includes a fried shrimp dinner with coleslaw and potato salad, open bar and entertainment. BUY TICKETS
SATURDAY – September 25
Gumbo Stroll – Saturday October 17 – 28th/Seawall Blvd.
Yes a ticket for the Gumbo Stroll is required. Discounted tickets can be purchased in advanced. Full price tickets are available day of at the festival. (Tickets are not required to attend Shrimp Festival only to do the Gumbo Stroll) Tickets On Sale NOW!
Purchase a Gumbo Stroll ticket in advanced at a discount or day of at the festival
Upon arrival to the festival report to the Information Tent located at 2302 Strand to redeem your wristband, tasting cup and spoon.
Sample gumbo from the participating cook teams and be sure to vote for your favorite!
Friday VIP Sponsor Party, 5K run, Hot Gumbo, Live Music, Vendors for Shopping, Strand Merchant Walk About, Lil’ Shrimps Parade and Cold Beverages! Click HERE for a full schedule!
The Galveston Island Shrimp Festival will take place September 24-25, 2021 and will be held in the Historic Strand District at the intersection of 23rd Street and Strand Street (2302 Strand)
The UTMB Justin Hughes Fund and the Resource Crisis Center of Galveston County are the beneficiaries of the Shrimp Festival. A portion of the proceeds will go to the organizations.