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May River Shrimp Festival set for July 19 at Bluffton Oyster Factory Park

The Piggly Wiggly May River Shrimp Festival will be from 5 to 9 p.m. July 19 at the Bluffton Oyster Factory Park.

The May River Shrimp Festival will feature shrimp boat tours, a shrimp heading contest, live music from Zack Stiltner and Lowcountry Boil Bluegrass Band, a craft beer garden, and a food court featuring shrimp and fresh local seafood from seven local restaurants.

Tickets will be available at the door for $5; children 12 and younger get in for free.

The series of sunset celebrations on the May River benefit the Palmetto Animal League.

Details: 843-757-8520, www.blufftonsunsetparty.com