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A young guest of the annual Shrimporee festival enjoys her first “bull ride,” as one of the many entertainment opportunities during the three-day event. Credit: Rebecca Madden/Aransas Pass Progress

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An aerial shot of the 74th annual Shrimporee. Credit: Rebecca Madden/Aransas Pass Progress

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Dancing, cheers and applause were abundant during the Los Potrillos De Tamaulipas performance June 11th at the 74th annual Shrimporee. Credit: Rebecca Madden/Aransas Pass Progress

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Volunteer contestants get their fill during the shrimp eating contest during the 74th annual Shrimporee. Credit: Rebecca Madden/Aransas Pass Progress

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Country star Pat Green brought the crowd to the H-E-B Stage during his June 10th performance at the 74th annual Shrimporee, at Aransas Pass Community Park. Credit: Rebecca Madden/ Aransas Pass Progress

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Attendees of Shrimporee enjoy a spin on one of the many rides available for fun. Credit: Rebecca Madden/Aransas Pass Progress

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Crowds filled the Shrimporee grounds in Aransas Pass June 10th to 12th, enjoying a huge midway filled with rides, vendors offering all kinds of shrimp dishes, and music to sooth the soul – one group wearing shirts reminding the public to ‘Remember Uvalde’, the Texas community shattered by a mass school shooting. But even amid such sorrow visitors from near and far came to relax and forget about the pandemic and inflation. Next year the event marks its silver anniversary, 75 years celebrating the city’s role in shrimping. Credit: Rebecca Madden/Aransas Pass Progress

Shrimporee Success: Thousands Came to Aransas Pass

The 74th annual Shrimporee served up good eats, fun, entertainment and treasures all weekend long.Thousands of attendees flocked to the ...

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