The Annual National Shrimp Festival year after year displays an array of Arts & Crafts, Fine Arts, Food, and Retail Marketplace vendors from all over the country. New this year is our Outdoor Village created to attract our male demographics.
*We are no longer accepting vendor applications or wait list applications for this year’s 43rd Annual National Shrimp Festival.
February: All vendor applications are posted on our website
April 15th: Deadline for Arts & Craft and Fine Arts
May 15th: Deadline for Children’s Activity Village, Food, Outdoor Village, and Retail Marketplace
Mid to late May: Jury process for Arts & Crafts and Fine Arts
July: All vendors notified of acceptance/wait list
August – September: Accepted vendors will be sent important emails regarding details on being in the festival.
September (specific date on applications): Vendors can cancel and receive full refund. Specific date is listed on vendor application.
November: Wait list vendor checks/cc are mailed back or destroyed.