The National Shrimp Festival Celebrates its 37th Anniversary in Gulf Shores, AL

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"The National Shrimp Festival is one of the nation's premier outdoor festivals and attracts over 300,000 visitors each year". ResortQuest is proud to be a sponsor of this event and invites visitors who need accommodations during the festival to explore their Gulf Shores/Orange Beach vacation rental website.

Gulf Shores Shrimp Festival

The National Shrimp Festival offers attendees a true taste of the Gulf Coast's finest selection of seafood and fun

The 37th Annual National Shrimp Festival will be held October 9th-12th along the beautiful beaches of Gulf Shores Alabama. "In addition to soaking up the sun and relaxing on Alabama's famous Gulf Coast beaches, attendees have the opportunity to savor delectable seafood, enjoy live entertainment and view fine arts and crafts from over 200 artists". The festival also includes a Children's Activity Village where the little ones can create their own "art" and participate in other fun-filled activities. Admission to the festival is free.

Other activities include a 10k Run on Saturday, October 11th. The course, which runs beside the Gulf of Mexico and Alabama's Gulf State Park's Lake Shelby, is flat and offers a great opportunity for runners of all skill levels. Age group prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place and every runner will receive a t-shirt. Additional information about the festival can be found online at or by calling the Alabama Gulf Coast Area Chamber of Commerce at 251-968-7220.

"The National Shrimp Festival offers attendees a true taste of the Gulf Coast's finest selection of seafood and fun", commented Ryan Christopher, Senior Operations Manager for ResortQuest. "In addition to locals, the festival also draws thousands of out-of-town visitors each year", continued Mr. Christopher. "The National Shrimp Festival is the perfect opportunity for visitors to experience one of the best festivals on the Gulf Coast while enjoying an end of season beach vacation".

ResortQuest offers over 3,000 beach vacation rentals along the Gulf Coast of Northwest Florida and Alabama. In addition to quality vacation rentals, ResortQuest guests in Alabama and Northwest Florida also receive ResortQuest's complimentary Passport-to-Fun program, which provides seasonal complimentary admission/fares to popular area attractions. Additional information regarding ResortQuest vacation rentals in Alabama and Northwest Florida can be found at and

About ResortQuest:
ResortQuest is one of the nation's leading vacation rentals and resort real estate companies. Featuring great destinations, such as Destin condos, provides a one-stop resource in North America's premier resort destinations. The ResortQuest division of Northwest Florida and Alabama is the leading vacation rental and real estate company on the Northern Gulf Coast and provides vacation rental and real estate services in Destin, Fort Walton Beach, Beaches of South Walton, Panama City Beach, Navarre Beach, Perdido Key in Northwest Florida and Gulf Shores and Orange Beach in Alabama.


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