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Yemassee Shrimp Festival

Date & Time

Friday, September 14, 2012 (All day) to Sunday, September 16, 2012 (All day)

Location

Locations, times, & prices vary.

Event Details

In the early 1980s, shrimpers in Yemassee developed the revolutionary practice of shrimp baiting, which involves sinking patties made of mud and fish meal to the bottom of a creek. The new technique lured more shrimp than anyone had ever seen, and the Yemassee Shrimp Festival was created in 1993 to honor the locals’ ingenuity. The three-day event includes a variety of activities ranging from the Battle of the Shrimp to parades, live music, and a street dance. Friday-Sunday, locations, times, & prices vary.  (843)589-2565, www.yemassee.net
 

Upcoming Events

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 9:30pm
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 8:00pm to Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 8:00pm
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 7:30pm to Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 7:30pm
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 10:00am to Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 10:00am
Friday, October 7, 2016 - 5:00pm
Monday, October 10, 2016 - 8:00pm
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 6:30pm
Saturday, October 22, 2016 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 12:00pm

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