Seafood Festivals For All Ages
One of the best ways to see and experience the beauty and history of NC is through a trip to the NC Seafood Festival. Visitors can experience an afternoon of fishing, shopping, dining, and activities as they sample the world-famous NC seafood.
The Festival features many unique vendors from around the state showcasing their delicious seafood delicacies. Visitors can even get some advice on where to find the best seafood in North Carolina. The Festival will run for three days and participants can attend a variety of events during the festival including special displays, demonstrations, and seminars. Each day of the Festival will have a different theme.
The second day of the Festival will feature a day of food and wine. Specialties at this day include seafood charters, crab cakes, seafood gumbo, and fresh mussels. The Crabcake Tour will let visitors to taste the best crabcakes with live music and a chance to interact with crab cake chefs. The Mussel Parade will allow visitors to sample live mussels and oysters in a cart.
Crab Cakes from the Mussel Parade will be featured on a float and they will be accompanied by fresh mussels and oysters that can be sampled by participants. The Crab Cake Tour will offer participants the chance to taste live mussels and oysters with live music and a chance to interact with crab cake chefs. Other vendors at the Mussel Parade will also have a chance to make samples available to visitors who come by.
A special presentation of the NC Seafood Festival will take place at the Grandstand on Saturday morning. This special program will introduce participants to the history of NC seafood and its production. This program will feature a presentation on how the state's fisheries are managed, how seafood is harvested, and how it is prepared. This program will also include a presentation on the history of the NC Seafood Festival, demonstrations by various seafood chefs, and special offers from the Festival.
Fishing tournaments and fishing competitions are held at all four locations during the Festival, as are cook offs. Competitions include bluegill fry, crab cakes, trout bake, and shrimp bake. Cook Off events are open to anyone who wishes to participate. Competitors at the bluegill fry are judged on quality, freshness, taste, presentation, and appearance. crab cakes are judged on their presentation, appearance, color, and taste.
Vendors are located throughout the Festival is family friendly. Visitors are encouraged to enjoy themselves and take part in the Festival while taking in the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes of this special event. There are no admission fees for the Festival staff works hard to ensure that the experience is an enjoyable one for everyone.
Visitors to the Festival are reminded to bring sunscreen because the Festival has many sweltering conditions, and that the Festival is a rain or shine event. The NC Seafood Festival offers great deals on admission and parking to help keep guests from running into the lines.
The Festival promotes the state's seafood industry and is a fun and educational way to experience the delicious local seafood that you can only get here in NC. There are over 40 different kinds of seafood offered at the Festival, as well as several restaurants that offer good tasting cuisine. Seafood lovers of all ages will have a blast at this Festival.
Seafood lovers should go to the Mussel Parade to sample live mussels and oysters, while tasting delicious shrimp and crab cakes. They can also try the delicious crab cakes and other types of seafood available for tasting.
Visitors can also check out the Seafood Showcase in the Great Hall to see the various varieties of seafood offered. These showcases the beautiful variety of seafood found in North Carolina. Food vendors offer a wide variety of items including live lobster, mussels, oysters, and crabs.
Visitors can also enjoy the Mussel Parade and the Bluegrass Showcase. Mussel Parade features the sounds of live bluegrass, while the Bluegrass Showcase features the sounds of traditional bluegrass music. Both of these attractions are sure to make your day. During the Mussel Parade, participants will be entertained with the music and presentations by various chefs. Visitors can try samples of the mussels and oysters, and even sample live mussels and crabs.