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29th Annual 
Shrimp Festival
October 12 - 15, 2000
Downtown Gulf Shores

The Shrimp Festival is one of the Gulf Coast's Most Favored Times of Year! Just as the Summer heat begins to drift away and the mild and beautiful Fall happens upon us, The Festival Begins!  Beginning on Thursday and Ending Sunday Afternoon, the Shrimp Festival provides one long, fabulous Beach weekend for people from all over the world to enjoy.  At the Shrimp Festival you will find booths set up that have unique arts & crafts for sale, stages that have great bands, and plenty of great Gulf Coast Food & Spirits! 
General Information

Hours of Operation:
10:00 AM to 10 PM Thurs. - Sat. & 
10 AM to 5 PM, Sunday

Location: End of Hwy. 59 at the Gulf Shores Public Beach Parking Area.

Special Attractions

Coca-Cola Road Show:
Located at the Children's Art Village
Climbing Wall: Located on the Beach 
10K Run: Saturday 7:15 AM (Registration 6:30 AM), Begins at Gulf State Park Picin Area. Contact Dr. Cooper, 334.968.2000
Sand Castle Contest: Saturday 2-4 PM, at the Public Beach
United States Coast Guard: Water safety demonstrations will be held, with a training rescue demostration conducted over the Gulf!
Seafood Boardwalk: All the Time!
Specialty Food Boardwalk: All the Time!
Fine Arts & Arts & Crafts Booths: Open Every Day 10 - 7PM
Air Force Reserve Bagpipe Band & Other Stolling Bands/Entertainment: Will parade though festival at different times Fri, Sat, & Sun

Transportation
The Orange Beach Trolley & Baldwin Rural Area Transportation System will run continious shuttle & trolley service during the regular festival hours. Cost: $0.50 - Orange Beach Trolley
$1.00 - BRATS (Baldwin Rural Area Transportation System)

Gulf Shores Stops
1. Delchamps Center
2. Winn-Dixie Shopping Center
3. Gulf State Park Campground
4. Pier 33
5. Waves
6. Gulf Shores Beach & Racquet Club
7. Various other shuttle stops along Hwy. 59 & Hwy.182

Orange Beach Stops
1. Orange Beach Municipal Complex
2. Winn Dixie Shopping Center
3. Buccaneer's
4. Bubba's/Jake's/Adventure Island
5. Live Bait
6. Orange Beach Welcome Center
7. Gulf State Park Resort
8. Romar Public Beach
9. Overlook Public Beach
10. Alabama Point Parking Area
11. Phoenix X/Flora-Bama Lounge
12. Perdido Pass Restaurant/Marina/Outcast Charters
13. San Roc Cay
14. Zeke's Landing

Music Schedule

East Stage:

Thursday, October 12
10 AM - 11:30 AM: Sons of the Spirit
12 PM - 2:30 PM: Karianne & The Cadillacs
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM: Air Force Bagpipe Band
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM: TBA
5 PM - 7:00 PM: Sand Band
7:30 - 10:00 PM Key West

Friday, October 13
10 AM - 11:30 AM: Deek & Friends
11:30 - 12:00 PM: Air Force Bagpipe Band
12 PM - 2:30 PM: Private Enterprise
3 PM - 4:30 PM: Larry T. Wilson & Southwind
5 PM - 7:30 PM: Blues Stringer
8 PM - 10 PM: Jeff Chaz

Saturday, October 14
10 AM - 11:30 AM: TBA
11:30 - 12:00 PM: Air Force Bagpipe Band
12 PM - 2:30 PM: Brent Burns
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM: Success Youth Steel Orchestra
5 PM - 7:00 PM: The Filthy Rich
7:30 - 10:00 PM: Gary Puckett

Sunday, October 15
10 AM - 11:30 AM: Jeanne Marie Prine
12:00 PM - 2:15 PM: Rollin' in the Hay
3:00 - 5 PM: Dave Mason

West Stage:

Thursday, October 12
10 AM - 11:30 AM: Sons of the Spirit
11:30 - 12:00 PM: Air Force Bagpipe Band
12 PM - 2:30 PM: Elaine Petty
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM: Brent Burns
5 PM - 7:00 PM: Troika
7:30 - 10:00 PM: The Filthy Rich

Friday, October 13
10 AM - 12 PM:  TBA
12 PM - 2:30 PM: TBA
2:30 - 3 PM: Air Force Bagpipe Band
3 PM - 4:30 PM: Karianne & The Cadillacs
5 PM - 7:30 PM: Key West
8 PM - 10 PM: Tyn Tymes

Saturday, October 14
10 AM - 11:30 AM: Mobile United Voices of Praise
12 PM  - 2:15 PM: Brett Taylor
2:30 PM - 3:30:
Air Force Bagpipe Band
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM: The Dinosaurs
5 PM - 7:00 PM: Kelly Thibodeaux & Etouffee
7:30 - 10:00 PM: Andy Smith Band

Sunday, October 15
10 AM - 11:30 AM: Elberta Alliance Worship Team
12:00 PM - 2:15 PM: Success Youth Steel Organization
3:00 - 5 PM: Kelly Thibodeaux & Etouffee


Children's Art Village
Continious hands-on Arts & Carafts activities, Face Painting, Zooland Aniumal Park animals & handlers, "Take a Break Quiet Corner" featuring story reading and coloring, "Hunt for Treasure" Sandbox & new "Tiny Tots" area for babies.

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