The Annual Eight Flags Shrimp Festival, to be held on April 29, 30 & May 1, 2022 in downtown Fernandina Beach, Florida, will feature an array of activities for the entire family! The free admission Shrimp Festival offers boatloads of fresh seafood and shrimp dishes, all prepared by local non-profit and civic organizations.
The Festival’s Fine Arts and Crafts show offers more than 300 award-winning artists and craftspeople, including jewelry, photography, pottery and much more. Browse through 75 booths of Antiques and Collectibles. Let the kids have their own good time in the Kids Fun Zone. Live Music on two stages, contests, and Pirates to entertain you. Bask in the breeze coming off the Amelia River as you watch the decorated Shrimp Boats glide by.
Located in the historic downtown business district, enjoy the eclectic assortment of retail shops, pubs and restaurants. The Shrimp Festival is always held the first weekend in May. For complete event schedules, entertainment, details and vendor information, go to www.shrimpfestival.com.
Pirate Parade – Rain or Shine
Waterfront Food booths open 3pm – 10pm
Kids Fun Zone open 5pm – 10pm
Waterfront Food booths open until 7pm
Kids Fun Zone 9am – 8pm