The 5th Annual Shrimp & Seafood Festival is this Thursday, August 16th in New Smyrna Beach. It is held along Flagler Avenue and begins at 5:00 pm. Thirty restaurants from around the area will compete in a variety of categories. Samples will be available from $3.00-$5.00. There will be a beer garden, kids zone and entertainment. No worries about parking, park on the North Causeway and ride the shuttle over to the festival.