Shrimp Festival grows to two days

Around Town

shrimpfestThe second annual Hilton Head Island Shrimp Festival has expanded to two days this year and will be held Sept. 20-21 in Harbour Town in Sea Pines. Sponsored by The Sea Pines Resort, the event kicks off with a focus on craft brews as more than 12 local and regional breweries pour samples for attendees ages 21 and older. The next day, the spotlight is on food and family fun: Sample shrimp served up by local restaurants, enjoy live music by Cranford Hollow and let the kids run wild in the kids’ zone.

The Craft Brew Fest is 5-8 p.m. Sept. 20 and tickets are $35. The Shrimp Festival is 2-5 p.m. Sept. 21 and tickets are $35; children younger than 8 get in free. A two-day ticket is available for $65. Shuttles are available and the Sea Pines gate fee is waived for festival-goers. To purchase tickets, go to