Fireworks, a mud run, a parade and even shrimp: Yemassee Shrimp Festival returns

The 20th annual Yemassee Shrimp Festival is coming up September 19 to 22 (Thursday to Sunday). 

Scroll down for the schedule or head on over to their website for details.

Saturday, Sept.14 (Pre-Festival)
Shrimp Festival Pageant 10 a.m. -1p.m.($3.00 adult)
3p.m. -5p.m.($1.00 child)
Wednesday, Sept. 18,2013
Senior Citizen Day 10am- 1pm

Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013
Magic Midway Amusements 9am Fee for Rides
Location: Behind Town Hall
Food & Shrimp Concessions 5p.m.
Arts- Crafts- Concessions 5p.m.
Location: Behind Town Hall
HeartChase 6p.m. (5:30 registration)
Location: Yemassee Town Circle
Kiddie Parade 6:30p.m.
Location: Salkehatchie Rd.
Shrimp Battle Cook-Off 7:00p.m. ($7 for 10 tastings)
Location: Fire Shed
Opening Ceremony 8:00p.m.
******FIREWORKS***** following Opening Ceremonies
presented by South East Pyrotechnics
Lighted Parade following Opening Cereominies

Friday, Sept. 20, 2013

Magic Midway Amusements 9a.m. (Fee for Rides)
Location: Behind Town Hall
Food & Shrimp Concessions 12p.m.
Locaton: Behind Town Hall
Arts- Crafts -Concessions 12p.m.
Location: Behind Town Hall
Gospel Musical 5-7:30p.m. (FREE)
Location: Fire Shed
Performing Yesterday's by Bobby Tant
Erin Long , Paige Beasley
Courtney Hershberger
Children's Art Display 6p.m.
Pet Show 7:30
Street Dance 9p.m.-12a.m. (FREE)
Vigilante with DJ Cat
Redzone Entertainment with
DJ T.Boogie, DJ Buckle-up, DJ Sayon
Location: Caution Light
Rain Location: Interstate Packers( Hwy 17 A)
FireShed (Salkehatchie Rd.)

Saturday, Sept. 21
Arts-Crafts- Concessions All Day
Location:Town Hall
Magic Midway Amusments 9a.m. (Fee for rides)
Shrimp Eating Contest 9:45 ($5 entry fee)
Location:Town Hall Circle
sponsored by Sea Eagle Market
Food & Shrimp Concessions 10a.m. - 10p.m.
Shrimp Festival Parade 10a.m.
Location: Hwy 68 & Salkehatchie Rd.
Live Entertainment with DJ CAT 12p.m.-11p.m.
Location:Town Hall
*ELVIS* *PATSY CLINE* *Orangeburg Line Dancers**Courtney Hershberger**DJ CAT* and *Many More*
Talent Show 8p.m.
Location:FireShed behind Town Hall
Karaoke with DJ CAT
Mayor's Dance 9 p.m.-12 p.m.
Redzone Entertainment with DJ Buckle-up
DJ T. Boogie , DJ Sayon
Location:Interstate Packers
( Bring your own chair and coolers)

Sunday, Sept. 22
Mud Run 1pm ($10)Location: 28790 Pocotaligo Rd. (follow signs)

The annual Beaufort Shrimp Festival is slated for October 4 and 5.