The 39th Annual Holy Family Catholic Church Seafood Festival, formerly the St. Paul’s Seafood Festival, is set to kickoff on October 2-4 on the beach front at the St. Paul Chapel grounds.
The arts, crafts and entertainment festival begin on Friday at 5-10:30 p.m.; on Saturday, 11 a.m.-10:30p.m.; and on Sunday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Revelers will have the opportunity to taste and enjoy a variety of Gulf Coast delicacies including fried and boiled seafood, po boys, Vietnamese cuisine, grilled oysters and more.
Chef Bill Vrazel, one of the festival sponsors and church deacon, will have a booth featuring Eggplant Larosa.
Not only will there be a large selection of food choices at the Seafood Festival, but there will also be an assortment of arts and crafts booths. These booths will feature artists from the Mississippi Gulf Coast and surrounding area.
Entertainment at the annual festival begins on Friday with music from Starz, 7-10:30 p.m.; on Saturday live music from Gaby Tran, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Unbroken Skies, 3-6 p.m. and from Dr. Rock and the Interns, 7-10:30 p.m..
On Saturday morning the Festival will host a 5K Run, beginning at 9 a.m. and a 1 Mile Fun Run, beginning at 9:30 a.m.
Registration will open at 7:30 a.m.
On Sunday there will be a $10,000 drawdown. The tickets for the drawdown are on sale for $100 or $125 for an insured ticket. If you are insured and your name is drawn your name will be put back in the pot for a second chance. Please call 228-452-4686 for a ticket.
There will also be a raffle for $1000.
For more, visit www.holyfamilyseafoodfestival.com.