Join us as Galveston’s Historic Downtown Strand District is transformed into a melting pot of flavors! From award-winning cookers to backyard roux roughnecks you will want to get in early to try them all.
How It Works –Teams lining the Historical Strand District will dish out a sample to festival attendees who have purchased an official Gumbo-Tasting Cup. Walk around and try countless samples for the 4-hour span, enjoy the live music & cold refreshments.
While tasting the teams’ gumbo be sure to vote on Best Team Showmanship! Don’t forget to turn your showmanship ballots back into the Main Info Booth! Note: Main Info Booth is located at Saengerfest Park at the corner of 23rd and Strand.
Ticket Price increase on Monday, Sept. 17th to $14!
Want Shrimp, but don’t want to do the Gumbo Stroll?
NEW this year! Purchase our Shrimp Dinner and Beer Combo that includes: a plate of fried shrimp, a cup of shrimp gumbo and one 16oz beer! Must be 21 years or older to purchase. Redeem in Saengerfest Park at 23rd & Strand. September 29, 2018, 12-4 pm. ***This ticket option does NOT include the Gumbo Stroll.
Entertainment in Saengerfest Park @ 12pm
Performing at Shrimp Festival 2018 ~ The Heights Funk Collective!
“The Heights Funk Collective is a nine-piece funk fusion powerhouse. Their eclectic mix of inspiration ranging from classic Funk, R&B, Latin and Jam Improv combined with a high energy live show has created the foundation to build their momentum. Live music fans, funk is back in a big way.”
Unforeseen circumstances beyond Yaga’s Entertainment, Inc. control will not be grounds for a refund, including but not limited to the following: local or national weather conditions and natural disasters, waiting in lines, family and medical emergencies’