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48th Annual National Shrimp Festival

Bon Secour, Bon Secour River, AL October 10 @ 5:00 PM - October 14 @ 5:00 PM

The 48th Annual National Shrimp Festival will open at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10. Questions related to the festival should be addressed to the Coastal Alabama Business Chamber office at 251-968-6904 or by going to www.myshrimpfest.com. Savor fresh from the Gulf seafood at the 48th Annual National Shrimp Festival… SEE MORE

Birmingham Boat Show

Mobile State Docks, AL January 23 @ 12:00 PM - January 26 @ 5:00 PM

The Birmingham Boat Show was the first public event ever held at the Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center in 1972. Exactly 20 years later to the day, the Boat Show was the first Event held in the new expanded East Exhibit Hall. The show is now the Oldest and largest in… SEE MORE

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Great Loop

America's Great Loop: "The Last Great Adventure."

9/16/2019 by US Harbors

The Great Loop has been called “the last great adventure in North America”, and it’s gaining in popularity as hundreds of boats follow the 6,000-mile continuous waterway route every year. The Great Loop takes boaters up the Atlantic seaboard, through historic canals, across the Great Lakes, down the inland rivers… SEE MORE

10th Annual Watermen's Appreciation Day.

Upcoming Food Festivals Across the US

8/7/2019 by US Harbors

Here in the Northeast we are savoring the remaining days of summer  while avoiding thoughts of the cold months just around the corner. As we move into the height of food festival season we wanted to share a few of our favorites from across the US. Don't miss out on… SEE MORE

2019 saw record-breaking rain in the US

US Precipitation Record Hits All-time High in 2019

7/18/2019 by US Harbors

Rain – and plenty of it – was the big weather story in June, adding to a record-breaking 12 months of precipitation for the contiguous U.S. It's the third consecutive time in 2019 (April, May and June) the past 12-month precipitation record has hit an all-time high. Here’s a snapshot of… SEE MORE

Texas Army National Guard photo by 1st Lt. Zachary West

Hurricanes 101: Storm Surge

7/15/2019 by US Harbors

By Christina Edwards. Storm surge flooding is the greatest threat to life and property during a tropical system, and storm surge directly accounts to approximately half of the deaths associated with tropical storms and hurricanes in the U.S. As a tropical system inches closer to shore, the familiar tropical storm… SEE MORE

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