September 28th: 5k Shrimp Scamper – Enjoy the official 5k of the Galveston Island Shrimp Festival. This is your opportunity to scamper your way around Galveston’s beautifully rebuilt beach and follow it up with a day of great eats and drinks. For more info about the Galveston Island Shrimp Festival go to galvestonislandshrimpfestival.com.
The race will start and end at 28th and Seawall. Perks include free libations, performance t-shirt, pre-run snacks, placing medals, costume contest, downtown activities after the run and more. Use Promo Code: SHRIMP15 for 15% off your run ticket. The 5K combo includes:
- Gumbo Tasting Cup for entry into The Galveston Island Shrimp Festival
- 5K Registration with chip timing
- Fun performance t-shirt
- 1 free beer at early packet pickup/runner’s happy hour at Beerfoot Brewery and another free beer after the Run
For more info and to get tickets go to galvestonshrimpfestival.com.
Two full days of shrimp, music, friends, and fun includes a Shrimp Gumbo Cook-Off, Gumbo Tasting, Official 5k, Lil’ Shrimps Parade, Live Music, Vendors, Kids Area, and a Strand Merchant Walk-About. There is plenty for the whole family to enjoy!