Music, Art & Crabs…Gulf Coast Style


Cruise on down to Crystal Beach, Texas Mother’s Day Weekend for the 35th annual Texas Crab Festival, now in its new home at Festival Park! With a Crab Gumbo Cook Off, carnival rides, coastal arts and crafts, and live music all weekend long, it’s a full weekend of family fun on the Texas Gulf Coast. Splash into the fun of the Crab Legs contest, Two-Step Dance contest, Wiener Dog Races, tournaments, rides, crabby games, auction, and certified Texas Crab Festival 5K run. Savor a variety of crab specialties and festival favorites, as you browse booth after booth of beachy arts & crafts. Bring a beach chair and settle in for an exciting lineup of gulf coast music favorites taking the main stage all weekend long. So grab your mom, grab the family and boogie on down to Bolivar Peninsula for the biggest beach party of the year!

All proceeds benefit Texas Crab Festival Charities, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit whose mission is to increase educational and career opportunities for Bolivar Peninsula residents of all ages, and to support local organizations that further the goal of “turning the tide for a brighter future.”

1605 Hwy 87, Crystal Beach, Texas 77650
Email: [email protected]
Mailing Address: PO Box 2002, Crystal Beach, TX 77650

Friday 6pm-Midnight, Saturday 10am-Midnight, Sunday 10am-6pm
Fri & Sat $10, Sun Free, Kids 15 & under Free

Gulf coast style Music, Art & Crabs! Gumbo Cookoff, 5K, live music, RV Show, carnival rides; family fun on Mother’s Day weekend.

From I-10 East of Houston, take 124 through Winnie to High Island, to Hwy 87, to 1605 Hwy 87 in Crystal Beach.

From Houston via I-45 to Galveston Island. Take Broadway/Hwy 87 to the Galveston Bolivar Ferry. Ride the free ferry to Hwy 87, to 1605 Hwy 87 in Crystal Beach.