Schedule of Events

The Texas Crab Festival is a celebration of the great music, art and food of the Texas Gulf Coast…and great events.


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Texas 2-Step Dance Contest
Boots or no Boots…scoot your way around the dance floor! No entry fee and the Best Dancers win Cash Prizes. More INFO
 


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Wiener Dog Races
Join the FUN and enter your wiener dog in the Texas Crab Festival Wiener Dog Races. This is an annual event at the crab festival and is a huge crowd-pleaser. More INFO


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5K-1K Run-Walk
Kick off the Texas Crab Festival with a timed 5K Run around the Crab Festival certified course. Or join the fun with a 1K Walk. Get a T-shirt and entry to the Festival. More INFO


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Crab Gumbo Cookoff
It wouldn’t be a Crab Festival without a Crab Gumbo Cookoff. Participate and show off your best recipe, or savor the flavor and sample the entries! More INFO


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Washers Tournament
Who’s been practicing all year? This is a great warmup for the summer beach tournaments. Cash Prizes to the top winners of the Washers Tournament! More INFO


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Cornhole Tournament
Fun time Mother’s Day event. Cornhole Tournament, lots of fun with prizes for First-Second-Third. More INFO
 


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Youth Media Contest
Show off your talents while you show off Bolivar’s unique beauty and lifestyle. Photography contest: Open to Kids grades 5-8 and 9-12; Poster contest: Open to Kids grades K-4. Prizes will be given for each age range. Winners announced at the Texas Crab Festival.