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National Shrimp Festival, 42nd Annual

October 09, 2014 to October 12, 2014

Gulf Shores Public Beach Area – Held each year during the second full weekend in October, this event is one of the nation's premier outdoor festivals, featuring more than 300 vendors that offer fine art, arts and crafts, a retail marketplace, children's activity village, 10K/5K run, live entertainment and, of course, SHRIMP!! Thursday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Location and directions:
3150 Gulf Shores Pkwy.

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