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

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


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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Find Pirates at Shrimp Fest

Finding Pirates at Shrimp Festival

The 51st Annual Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival takes place May 2 – 4, 2014, on Amelia Island, Florida. This FREE, three day festival is full of entertainment, delicious shrimp dishes, a Kids Fun Zone, over 300 arts and crafts booths, antique exhibitors and of course, those gnarly Pirates!…

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