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Texas Crab Festival, Crystal Beach, TX, May 11 – 13, 2012

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The Galveston County community of Crystal Beach invite seafood-loving sightseers to enjoy three days of family fun at the 27th annual Texas Crab Festival.


  • If you think you would be a sensation acting like a crustacean, sign up for the Crab Legs Contest. Contestants can range in age from toddler to 25 years old.
  • Cheer for the Fidos who are hoping to be the ‘wiener’ of the Texas Crab Fest Wiener Dog Nationals.
  • Aim for victory in the Washers Tournament.
  • Move your feet to the beat in the Texas Two-Step Contest.
  • If you have a hunger for culinary competitions, check out the Crab Cook-Off.


Guests at the fest will enjoy a musical gumbo of country, rock and zydeco tunes as the following bands take the stage:

Donnie Vondra
Wayne Toups
Kyle Park
Jobe Wilson Band
Jaime Talbert Band
Louisiana Fiya
Walt Wilkins and The Mystiqueros with Tommy Alverson
Ezra Charles


  • Let your inner child come out to play on the rides at the Carnival Midway.
  • Tiny festival attendees can be entertained for free all day at Stage B.
  • Mull over merchandise displayed at vendor booths.

When: May 11 – 13, 2012

Where: Gregory Park at Hwy 87 Bolivar Peninsula, Crystal Beach

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