World Famous Blue Crab Festival
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Held annually the weekend after Mother's Day on the Historic Little River Waterfront.
We encourage you to be a part of this tradition, and join us for our 35th Annual World Famous Blue Crab Festival, on the Waterfront in Little River on May 20 & 21, 2017.
Located on the beautiful Grand Strand; the Blue Crab Festival is one of the largest festivals in the Southeast with attendance of more than 50,000. The festival will feature approximately 300 fine arts and crafts vendors, specialty food vendors, tremendous entertainment and a phenomenal children’s area. The purpose of this festival is and will continue to be, one that supports and showcases the fabulous atmosphere of the local Little River Community, North Myrtle Beach and the entire Grand Strand area.
The World Famous Blue Crab Festival has been awarded the Best Annual Event/Festival on the Grand Strand by readers of the Sun News newspaper for the past six consecutive years. The festival continues to be the premier event on the Grand Strand with excellent vendors, entertainment, food and fellowship.
- Fresh Local Seafood
- 250+ Vendors
- Live Entertainment
- Family Fun
- Bikers Welcome
Off US-17 North, turn onto Mineola Ave (stoplight near Little River United Methodist). Volunteers, hourly vendor staff, and festival goers are all encouraged to visit our website for parking info.