National Shrimp Festival

National Shrimp Festival
Video Player
Gulf Shores, AL

The 42nd Annual National Shrimp Festival will be held October 10-13, 2013. The Festival is held annually in the heart of Gulf Shores, Alabama. The Festival is one of the nation's premier outdoor festivals featuring over 300 vendors that offer fine art, arts and crafts, a retail marketplace and of course, shrimp!

National Shrimp Festival
October 10 - 13, 2013
Gulf Shores, AL
Hwy 59 & Beach Boulevard
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

Celebrating its 42nd year in 2013, the Festival attracts over 300,000 people who come to view fine arst and arts and crafts from over 200 artists during the four day festival. Two stages offer continuous musical entertainment and the Children's Activity Village captures the little ones interest with games, crafts and interactive activities that lets them create their own "art" and participate in other fun filled activities.

The Annual National Shrimp Festival was recently named #7 in the southeast by Southern Living Magazine as "Best Festival" and was named one of the top 5 tourist attractions in the state of Alabama. You don't want to miss it!

The Festival is produced by the Alabama Gulf Coast Area Chamber of Commerce and a dedicated group of committee members, who work tirelessly all year long to produce such an enjoyable festival. The Annual National Shrimp Festival is held every year during the second full weekend of October.

For more information visit

national shrimp festival, gulf shores, shrimp festival, vendors, art, crafts, free, festival, al, alabama