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