The 51st Annual Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival is the Weekend of May 3rd.

Last updated on December 20th, 2015 at 07:39 pm

We will be back in Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island for one of our favorite festivals.  This will be our third time here.   The Fine Arts & Crafts Show is free to the public, and is open on Saturday, May 3rd from 9 am to 6 pm (although we could stay past sunset), and on Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm.  Other activities start with the Shrimp Festival Pirate Parade at 6 pm on Thursday evening (May 1st).  For complete schedules and other information, go to the festival web site (  For a list of artists, go to the web site of the festival organizers, Island Art Association, and on the menu at the top of the page go to Shrimp Festival > Exhibit Locator.  The festival will be held in the Historic business district (along Centre Street and about a block on all side streets as far east as 8th Street).  We will be in Booth 2 on North 3rd Street.  They expect well over 100,000 visitors to about 320 booths.  Maybe we’ll see you there.