2013 Schedule of Events

Shrimp & Grits: The Wild Georgia Shrimp Festival 2013

Festival Hours

Friday > 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Saturday > 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Sunday > 11:00 AM-4:00 PM

Friday $3 Sample Night:  $3 samples of Shrimp & Grits from each of the participating vendors and choose which one you want to enjoy for dinner (or lunch the next day!).

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Arts & Crafts Vendors
Friday: 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday : 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Shrimp & Grits Cooking Competition
Amateur Chef Competition
Saturday: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Consumer Choice Judging: 1:30 p.m.

Professional Chef Competition
Sunday: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Consumer Choice Judging at 1:30 p.m.

Family Fun Zone
Bounce Houses, Zipline, Rock Wall,
Reverse Bungee Jump and more! Suitable for children ages 5 to 12.
Friday: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Craft Brew Tasting presented by
Southern Eagle Distributing
Friday: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Saturday: Noon to 8:30 p.m.
Sunday: 12:30 to 4 p.m.

Main Stage Schedule

Presented by Coca-Cola and Southern Eagle Disbributing

Friday

6 to 9 p.m.
Backbeat Boulevard

Saturday

10 a.m. to Noon
WharfRatz

Noon to 12:30 p.m.
BigDawg & Paul Show

12:30 to 1 p.m.
Shrimp Eating Contest 1

1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
DeFunk

3 p.m.
Awards for Amateur Cooking Competition

3:30 p.m..
Best in Show Arts & Crafts Awards

4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Shrimp Eating Contest 2

4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Traveling Riverside Band

6 to 7 p.m.
BigDawg & Paul Show

7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Shane Bridges Band

Sunday

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
O’Reallys

12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Big Dawg & Paul Show

1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Shrimp Eating Contest

1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Three of Us

3 p.m.
Awards for Professional Cooking Competition

Pier Road Stage

Saturday

11 a.m.
Cooking Demonstration: Vanessa Rocchio – Southern Living Editor and author of What’s for Supper?

1 p.m. & 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Ron Anglin Juggling Act

4 p.m.
Cooking Demonstration: Warren Caterson, Author of Table for Two: The Cookbook for Couples

Sunday

11:30 a.m.
Cooking Demonstration: Warren Caterson, Author of Table for Two: The Cookbook for Couples

1:30 p.m. & 3 p.m.
Ron Anglin Juggling Act

Family Fun Stage

Saturday

Noon, 3 p.m. & 5:30 p.m.
The Bucket Boys Show

Sunday

1 p.m. & 3 p.m
The Bucket Boys Show

Jekyll Island Wharf

Saturday:

6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Songwriters in the Round featuring Rob Crosby, James Dean Hicks, Brett Jones