National Shrimp Festival

October 12 - 15, 2023

locator Gulf Shores Public Beach Area
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

Status: Updated 1/12/2023
National Shrimp Festival
Admission Free ‑ 4 day Festival. For 49 years this volunteer‑driven event has been a Gulf Shores tradition. Food, music, art, and so much more make up an action packed weekend with nearly 250,000 attendees.
  • Admission: none
  • Days/­Hours Open: Thu 10am‑10pm, Fri 10am‑10pm, Sat 10am‑10pm, Sun 10am‑5pm
  • Address: 100 E. Gulf Place, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
  • Entertainment: 2 stages - National, Regional, Local. Music: BC BL CZ CH CR CY FU JM JZ RB RG RK RT TF Variety ??
  • Other Activities: 10k/5k run/walk, sand sculpture contest, singing for scholarships, best of fest
  • Attendance: 200,000
    # Food Booths: 40
  • # of Exhi­bitors: 300
    Juried: yes
    Prize Money: $7,000
  • Deadlines: Art & Craft: 04/13/2023
    Music: 04/14/2023
    Food: 04/14/2023 
  • Promoter: Coastal Alabama Business Chamber
  • Show Dir.: Stephen Jones

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  • Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Is National Shrimp Festival all ages? Yes
  • Is National Shrimp Festival dog-friendly or service-animal only? Service Animal ONLY
  • Is National Shrimp Festival handicap accessible? Yes
  • Is National Shrimp Festival rain or shine? Yes
  • Will there be ATMs onsite at National Shrimp Festival? Yes

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