Seafood Fest Returns to River Street

The 2018 River Street Seafood Fest will take place June 1-3 in Morrell Park and Rousakis Plaza along the beautiful waterfront.

Spread the word, Shelly Shrimp is coming to River Street June 1st through the 3rd! Grab the entire family and get ready for a weekend of great live music and the area’s freshest seafood from the restaurants that locals love! 

Wet your whistle with Sweetwater’s limited edition Twisted Fish Crystal Pilsner in their beer garden along the shores of the Savannah River in Morrell Park. Enjoy Live music from the Sweetwater Stage all weekend long while dining on shrimp, oysters on the half shell and other seafood delicacies. Musical guests include Young Americans, Supersoaker, Mystic Vibrations, Randy Knight and Parrot Party Souls Harbor and more!

SWA and its partners are giving away a fabulous prize package in Morrell Park. Purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win! Items may include: Engle marine cooler, Costa sunglasses, hotel stay, gift certificates and more! $1 of every raffle ticket will be donated to the Coastal Conservation Association of Georgia. 

Have kids? They can enjoy the popular art classes presented by the Art Center of Wilmington Island. Come by and create your own masterpiece, with $1 of the activity cost being donated to CCA of Georgia.

“We are thrilled to have CCA of Georgia as our 2018 Community Partner for Seafood Fest,” said Victoria Smith, Executive Director of the Savannah Waterfront Association. “CCA, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and their partners are doing so many great things along our coastline and we want to help them get their story out.” continued Smith. “All of us love our Georgia shrimp and redfish, and organizations like CCA make sure these are available for generations to come. We want to thank all our sponsors for their help making this possible. And to have Sweetwater brew their limited edition Twisted Fish beer to help CCA is simply amazing.”

Weekend festivities kick off on Friday, June 1st from 4-11pm with First Friday Fireworks presented by Wet Willie’s at 9:30pm. Festival hours continue Saturday, June 2 from 10am- 11pm and Sunday 10am-9pm. Seafood Fest will highlight coastal inspired art from regional artisans that will be displayed along Rousakis Plaza.

The River Street Seafood Festival is hosted by the Savannah Waterfront Association and proudly sponsored by Coca-Cola, Sweetwater Brewing Company, Wet Willie’s, WTOC, North Island Surf and Kayak, Big Fish Charters, Rock 106.1, Rewind107.9, New Country Bob 106.9, FM93.5 AM 1130 The Island, Hank FM 98.3 and G100.1, The Throwback Station.

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