The 33rd Annual Blue Crab Festival takes place in Little River, SC from May 17-18, 2014. This world famous event draws over 50,000 people every year to support the communities of Little River, North Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand. The festival is held on the waterfront in Little River from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days.
The Blue Crab Festival is easily one of the largest festivals in the southeast every spring and is a bike-friendly event you won’t want to miss. Come enjoy over 200 fine arts and crafts vendors, lots of entertainment, specialty food vendors and a fun-filled children’s area.
Entertainment for this year’s festival includes performances by Fahrenheight on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon, Sea Cruz on Saturday from 12 noon to 3 p.m. and Gary Lowder & Smokin’ Hot from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. On Sunday the Craig Woolard Band & The Embers will perform from 12 noon to 3 p.m. and Jim Quick & Coastline from 3 to 6 p.m.
Advance ticket sales are available at the Little River Chamber of Commerce, North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce, People’s Community Bank in Little River and all First Federal locations on the Grand Strand. Price is $3 for 1-day advance ticket and $5 for two day advance ticket. You can get print out a free child and student pass by going to the Blue Crab Festival website.
Bikers attending the Blue Crab Festival will not want to miss the Blessing of the Bikes/Bikers at the Little River United Methodist Church at the corner of Mineola & Hwy 17. This is directly across from the Blue Crab Festival and will be held on Saturday, May 17 only from 10 a.m. until non. There will be free coffee and donuts and Blessed Bikers get $2 off the admission to the festival. There is also free festival parking for bikers, cars and trucks between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
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