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Seafood festival on River Street next weekend

SAVANNAH — Throw on your flip flops and grab the family for music and fresh seafood at the 2016 River Street Seafood Fest May 6-7.

"The focus of the festival is to get locals down on the River," said Emily Dickinson, president of the Savannah Waterfront Association Board.

Music will take place throughout the weekend on the Rousakis Plaza Arbor Stage featuring: Parrot Party, Kelvin Armstrong, Mollee Craven Steel Drums, Keith and Ross, City Hotel, Damon and The Shotkickers and the Derrick Dorsey Band.

Festivities are from 4 to 10 p.m. May 6 with First Friday Fireworks presented by Wet Willie’s at 9:30 p.m. Festivitiees continue from 10 a.m. to10 p.m. May 7. There will also be coastal-inspired art from artisans that will be displayed along Rousakis Plaza.

For a detailed schedule of entertainment and more information go to

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