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54th Annual Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival Held May 5, 6, and 7

Apr 28, 2017 02:00AM
Fernandina Beach is the birthplace of the modern shrimping industry, and its historic downtown pulls out all the stops at this beloved celebration, which has been a part of Island life for over 50 years. One of the premier festivals in the Southeast, the Festival brings together the love of shrimp and the best of arts and entertainment, all set in the beautiful Historic District. Enjoy the fine arts and crafts, antiques, regional and local music, shrimp caught and served locally, seafood dishes, parade, fireworks, pirates, and family fun. For a full schedule of events, visit