Aransas Pass Shrimporee is here again! The biggest shrimp festival in Texas is even bigger for this 69th annual celebration. The Shrimporee grounds are located at the City of Aransas Pass Community Park, 200 East Johnson St.
Locally owned and operated Wagner’s Carnival opens Thursday, June 8, between 6 and 10 p.m. and will be open throughout Shrimporee. The Super Shot Droptower is the newest thrilling ride.
Shrimporee gates will open Friday, June 9 at 6 p.m. with two entertainment tents, food vendors, six tents of arts and craft vendors, kids’ activities, Farmers Market and the Redfish Bay Educational tent.
The Shrimporee Parade, led by the traditional giant shrimp replica, will begin Saturday at 10 a.m. The parade route will begin at the intersection of Cleveland Blvd and North Commercial. The parade will proceed north on Commercial (Hwy Bus 35) to East Stapp Ave where it will head toward Conn Brown Harbor.
Spectators will be able to view the parade as it proceeds along Huff St to East Maddox where it turns to return to Commercial Street. The parade will then follow Commercial Street through Downtown Aransas Pass until reaching West DeBerry Ave.
Convenient Free Shuttle Parking is available Friday, Saturday and Sunday at:
- 130 W. Goodnight Ave.
- 704 W. Yoakum
- 700 W. Wheeler
- 1901 W. Wheeler
Go to https://www.aransaspass.org/shrimporee/ for additional details and maps.