Peg Leg Pete Restoration

                                                            February 19, 2020: Peg Leg Pete’s restoration has been completed. His unveiling will be held on February 29th at 4pm…

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Talk like a Pirate day

September 19 – It’s Time Again To Talk Like a Pirate! All around the world and even hundreds of miles above it, people celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day every September 19. International Talk Like a Pirate Day is the only holiday on the calendar that encourages people to…

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2020 Annual Pirate Parade

The Pirate Parade in Fernandina Beach always kicks-off the festivities for the Annual Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival. Thursday, April 30th, 2020, at promptly 6:00 p.m., nearly all of Amelia Island’s groups, organizations, services, businesses, politicians, dancers, cheerleaders, high school marching bands, jeeps, motorcycles, and a ton of walkers…

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2020 Sounds on Centre Kick-off

Sounds on Centre Sounds on Centre is a free event, fun for the entire family. Concerts are on First Fridays from April through October. Stay tuned for updates on the first concert. There will be a special Thursday event April 30th, at 7:30 pm following the Isle of Eight Flags…

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2020 Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival

http://www.shrimpfestival.com THURSDAY, APRIL 30TH 6PM Pirate Parade – Rain or Shine FRIDAY, MAY 1ST 6PM – 10PM Waterfront Food booths open 4pm – 10pmKids Fun Zone open 5pm – 10pm SATURDAY, MAY 2ND 9AM – 6PM Waterfront Food booths open until 7pmKids Fun Zone 9am – 10pm SUNDAY, MAY 3RD…

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Pirate School and Contests

Do you have a Little Pirate at your house? Well, dress ’em up and bring ’em over to the Kids Fun Zone at the Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival on Saturday morning, May 2, 2020. At 10:00 a.m. the contests begin. First up is the Pirate In Training Contest…

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2019 Pirate Parade

The Pirate Parade in Fernandina Beach always kicks-off the festivities for the Annual Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival. Thursday, May 2, 2019, at promptly 6:00 p.m., nearly all of Amelia Island’s groups, organizations, services, businesses, politicians, dancers, cheerleaders, high school marching bands, jeeps, motorcycles, and a ton of walkers…

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Pirate Invasions

It is time for the Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival’s Invasion of the Pirates. Volunteers of the Fernandina Pirates Club, Inc., will delight the young and young at heart as they take over Fernandina Beach and claim Amelia Island as their own! Friday evening the pirates will sneak into…

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2019 Katie Kaples Ride

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A decision that would save lives – literally. Katie was driving home on April 18, 1998 from a March of Dimes walk in Jacksonville when she was struck on the driver side of her SUV and killed. She provided the gift of life to five recipients (age 9 to 62)…

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Peg Leg’s 40th Birthday

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The seaport village of Fernandina Beach is full of rich history and amazing architecture, but it was once a stomping ground for pirates, too, and on October 6, the community is celebrating Peg Leg Pete’s 40th Birthday!

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