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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 Scholarship Announcement

scholarship on parchment

The Fernandina Pirates Club, Inc. is calling for entries to their scholarship essay contest open to all Nassau County high school seniors. The gnarly scallywags offer two separate awards. One winner will be given some extra booty for college, and the other winner is chosen from the pool of students…

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2019 Opening of the Beaches

The City of Jacksonville Beach welcomes you to the 73rd Annual Opening of the Beaches Parade! This FREE, family-friendly event “officially” starts the beach season. One of the Pirate Club’s favorite annual events, it is the City’s purpose to make this parade an expression of pride and community spirit of…

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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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2019 Sounds on Centre Kick-Off


Sounds on Centre is a free event, fun for the entire family. Concerts are on First Fridays from April through October. The first concert is with STR8UP on April 5, 2018, and their will be a special Thursday event May 2nd, at 7:30 pm following the Isle of Eight Flags…

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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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