Shrimp Festival 53, Fernandina and Lucky Place for Locals

Shrimp Festival is here again. 53 years! Growing from what I remember as shrimp boat races and a short trip to look at the art, into beauty contests, beard growing contests, staggering crowds and more, the growth fills the Historic District and the entire island. Like many locals, I’ll enjoy a visit to the event […]

Weekend Plans…..Shrimp Festival on Amelia Island

Downtown Fernandina Beach, called the “Heart of Amelia Island” by locals, is the place to be this weekend.  With food, art, parades, beauty contests, concerts and more, you don’t want to miss a truly great event.  Parking and access is easiest at the Fernandina Beach High School on Citrona Drive.  Just park and take the […]