Events Submit An Event Close Submit An Event Fill out the form below to submit an event for consideration. Note, if the event does not have a website, please include the venue, start & end dates, and hours. Your Name: Your Email: Event Title: Venue: Start Date: End Date: Hours: Event Website: Event Description: TitleLocation Start Date/End Date Hours: Venue: Event Website: Description: Blue Crab Festival Palatka, FL May 24, 2013—May 27, 2013 TBD Downtown Palatka http://www.bluecrabfestival.com/ Arts and crafts, beauty pageant, seafood cook-off, parade, kids rides, family entertainment and Memorial Day tribute. Join us for fun, food and excitement and enjoy downtown Palatka. TitleLocation Start Date/End Date Hours: Venue: Event Website: Description: 3rd Annual St. Clare Seafood Festival Waveland, MS May 24, 2013—May 26, 2013 Friday 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM, Saturday 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM, Sunday 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM St. Clare Catholic Church https://www.facebook.com/StClareSeafoodFestival Festival features fantastic food of all kinds and of course seafood, rides, live music, crafts, silent auction, raffle and much more! Don't miss this exceptional festival as it returns to the beach! Proceeds benefit St. Clare Catholic Church! TitleLocation Start Date/End Date Hours: Venue: Event Website: Description: 3rd Annual Power House Seafood Festival Bay St. Louis, MS May 25, 2013—May 25, 2013 TBD Martin Luther King Jr. Park TBD Enjoy wonderful seafood and other type foods, vendors, children's activities, horseshoe tournament, slides and more! Fun for the whole family! Don't miss this local hometown atmosphere event! Hosted by Power House of Deliverance Ministries! TitleLocation Start Date/End Date Hours: Venue: Event Website: Description: Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off New Orleans, LA May 25, 2013—May 25, 2013 TBD Morial Convention Center http://louisianaseafoodcookoff.com This year marks the 6th Annual Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off at the New Orleans Wine and Food Experience in the New Orleans Convention Center. This premier cooking competition takes place Saturday, May 25, 2013. TitleLocation Start Date/End Date Hours: Venue: Event Website: Description: Biloxi Blessing of the Fleet and Shrimp Festival Biloxi, MS May 30, 2013—June 2, 2013 TBD St. Michael Catholic Church, Biloxi Town Green http://biloxiblessing.com/ The Blessing festivities cover the Biloxi Gulf Coast from our beautiful Town Green to the magnificent St. Michael Catholic Church (the "Church of the Fishermen") on Point Cadet. Over the years the Blessing of the Fleet has grown to include the Fais Do-Do or Shrimp Festival. The festival takes place the day before the Blessing and features various shrimp dishes, dancing, and the coronation of a Shrimp King and Queen who reign over the Festival and Blessing. TitleLocation Start Date/End Date Hours: Venue: Event Website: Description: New Orleans Oyster Festival New Orleans, LA June 1, 2013—June 2, 2013 Saturday: 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Sunday: 12:30 PM - 8:30 PM Woldenburg Park http://www.neworleansoysterfestival.org/ You better not eat for days leading up to the 2013 New Orleans Oyster Festival. We have collected the best seafood restaurants New Orleans has to offer, and packed them into one area for two days. And with a stellar music line-up, you are sure to get out of your seat and start dancing. TitleLocation Start Date/End Date Hours: Venue: Event Website: Description: Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo Dauphin Island, AL July 19, 2013—July 21, 2013 TBD Dauphin Island http://www.adsfr.com/ Here’s the ultimate challenge for anyone with a rod and reel. With nearly 2,000 anglers hitting the high seas last year, The Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo on Dauphin Island is now officially the largest fishing tournament in the world. With more than thirty award categories and a total prize package of more than $400,000, it’s no surprise that fishing hopefuls have descended upon this top-notch three-day event for almost a century. Proceeds from the event benefit the Mobile Jaycees. Various species caught throughout the weekend will be used for scientific testing done by the Food and Drug Administration and the Dauphin Island Sea Lab and Estuarium. Fishing begins at 5:00 a.m. on Friday and ends at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday. Activities, vendors, music and fish weigh-ins begin at 9:00 a.m. and lasts through the evening. This event is free and open to the public. TitleLocation Start Date/End Date Hours: Venue: Event Website: Description: Great American Seafood Cook-Off New Orleans, LA August 3, 2013—August 3, 2013 TBD Morial Convention Center http://www.greatamericanseafoodcookoff.com/ The Great American Seafood Cook-Off is an annual event that pits the nation's best chefs against recognized culinary greats from around the United States. Chefs are asked to create unique dishes with domestic seafood that is native to their home states. Hosted in New Orleans, Louisiana, one of the most renowned cities for all things gourmet, this event is sponsored by the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and presented by the Louisiana Seafood Promotion & Marketing Board. TitleLocation Start Date/End Date Hours: Venue: Event Website: Description: Pensacola Seafood Festival Pensacola, FL September 27, 2013—September 29, 2013 Friday: 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM Saturday 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM Sunday, 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM Seville Square, Downtown Pensacola http://www.fiestaoffiveflags.org/pensacola-seafood-festival Delicious food from 18 food vendors bordering the park. Enjoy foods such as grilled conch, seafood gumbo, oyster croquettes, soft shell crab, coconut shrimp, Caribbean crab cakes, bang bang shrimp and more. With more than 180 arts and crafts vendors, the Pensacola Seafood Festival is also one of the largest arts and crafts fairs in Northwest Florida. Live musical performances by local and regional acts will be held throughout the festival in Fountain Park adjacent to Seville Square. The Pensacola Seafood Festival offers cooking demonstrations, a 5K run/walk, a cost-friendly children's area, and other activities located in Bartram Park.