Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort
39 BEACH LAGOON ROAD
Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034

Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival

shrimp fest boat

May 5-7, 2017

The Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival has been part of Amelia Island for over 50 years. The event title also pays homage to the history of the island as the only U.S. territory under the dominion of eight flags during the past five centuries. Fine arts, crafts and antique vendors complement the offerings of the shops in the historic district, while the food booths bring flavor to this exciting weekend — all run by local non-profit organizations. Events during the festival include a parade of boats, pirate parade, Miss Shrimp Festival Pageant and much more.

Things to Know Before You Go

  • The festival area is located approximately 10 miles from the resort
  • No commercial food vendors are allowed - all food booths must be organized, staffed and run by a Nassau County, FL non-profit organization

Learn more about the festival.

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  • Luxurious accommodations
  • During the booking process, select the amenities you want to add to your stay: round of golf, $200 resort activity credit and $400 resort activity credit
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