The Little River ShrimpFest, previously the Shrimp & Jazz Festival, is held annually on the 2nd weekend of October at the Historic Little River Waterfront (4460 Mineola Ave). Join us for family fun, festival food, live entertainment, and business expos - but be sure to leave room for seafood sold by the local waterfront restaurants conveniently located within the festival grounds.
$5 1-Day General Admission
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Don’t miss the 12th Annual Little River ShrimpFest, where approximately 22,000 members of our community and visitors gather to celebrate this local favorite. This year’s festival will be held on Saturday, Oct. 8th, 2016 from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 9th, 2016 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Admission is $5 at the gate. Located at the Historical Little River Waterfront (4460 Mineola Ave, Little River, SC 29566).
Festival goers can expect to enjoy a children’s area, face painting, stilt walkers, balloon artists, 2 stages of live music, and approximately 150 different vendors- including a variety of art and craft vendors, business expos, and community organizations. Fresh local seafood will be served by the local waterfront restaurants and your festival food favorites will be available from a variety of talented food vendors.
To view photos taken at the 2015 ShrimpFest, click here.
For more information on the Little River ShrimpFest, visit the new website: http://littlerivershrimpfest.org/.
Vendor & Sponsor Applications
Saturday, October 10th
12:15 - The Steppin' Stones
3:15 - A Nickel Bag of Funk
4:30 - Nathan & The Zydeco ChaCha's
Sunday, October 11th
10 - Maddie Hunt
11:45 - Alan Bibey and Common Ground
1:45 - Dino's School of Rock
3:00 - The Tim Clark Band
To be considered for the next Little River ShrimpFest, entertainers should email our Entertainment Director, Scott Byrd, at email@example.com with a link to your EPK by June. Please note that due to a high volume of interest, we are not able to respond personally to every applicant.
Golf Cart Raffle
The Rotary Club of Little River and The Blue Crab Festival is raffling off a Golf Cart to benefit Camp Chemo! The drawing will be held on the Main Stage at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday! Visit their booth to purchase a ticket to support this worthy cause and stay to see them pull your winning ticket on Sunday!