Yemassee Shrimp Festival this weekend

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From staff reports

With two weeks to go before the Beaufort Shrimp Festival, those craving an outdoor event, and shrimp, of course, can get their fix this weekend at the Yemassee Shrimp Festival.

The event runs from noon to midnight, Friday, Sept. 17 and from 10 a.m. to midnight, Saturday Sept. 18 at the Yemassee Municipal Complex at 101 Town Circle in Yemassee.

This year’s theme is “Under the Sea.” Admission is free.

There will be more than two dozen food vendors spanning a wide array of cuisines and an expanded variety of craft/retail/service vendors.

At 7 p.m. Friday, Treys Aliens will perform for the Street Dance. There is a parade at 10 a.m. Saturday, and at 7 p.m., The 83s will perform at Town Hall.

There will be a small carnival and live entertainment throughout both days, including the Parris Island Marine Corps Band. There will also be a classic car show on Saturday at the athletic fields beside Harold’s Country Club.


What: 27th Annual Yemassee Shrimp Festival

When: Noon to midnight, Friday, Sept. 17 & 10 a.m. to midnight, Saturday Sept. 18.

Where: Yemassee Municipal Complex, 101 Town Circle, Yemassee

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