The festival is one of the nation's premier outdoor festivals attracting 250,000 people, featuring over 250 vendors that offer fine art, arts & crafts, a retail marketplace, outdoor world, and of course, SHRIMP!! Two stages offer continuous musical entertainment while the little one's attention is captured in the Children's Activity Village where they create their own "art" and participate in other fun-filled activities. This year enjoy our first ever Shrimp Festival Idol Contest taking place Saturday on the west stage from 10:00am - 12:00pm. This contest will feature the best of the best youth talent from Baldiwn County, AL. Want to know which local restaurants to eat at? Be there on Saturday when we announce the winners of our 6th Annual Restaurant Challenge on the east stage at 3:15pm. Get the entire family involved in the family friendly sand sculpture contest. This will be held on Saturday beginning at 11:00am on the west end of the public beach. Prizes include cash and trophies! There is something for everyone at the festival.
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