There’s So Much To Do At The Shrimp Festival, The Best Local Seafood Fair In Illinois

The Golconda annual Shrimp Festival is coming up this month, and there’s just one day to enjoy this Illinois tradition. Whether you love it for the food, activities, or atmosphere, everyone has a reason to mark their calendars for this fair.

Live entertainment, food and craft vendors, contests, a farmers market, and much more make this local event a nationally acclaimed celebration. Scroll on for more details.

For more details about the Golconda Shrimp Festival, check out its event page on downtown Golconda’s website and Facebook page.

If you can’t make it to this event, you can still find great shrimp at these eight wonderful seafood restaurants in Illinois with waterfront views.

If you’ve ever been to this shrimp festival, we’d love to hear from you. Please share your experiences and photos with us below in the comments.