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 […]

Shrimp Festival Parade 2013 …. Locals


Locals enjoy the parade….enjoyed taking pictures of friends watching and surprised by the huge turnout. 


Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival 2012 …May 4th, 5th and 6th

I would direct everyone…and I mean everyone…to the Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival site below.  Food, art, pirates and “FREE ADMISSION”.  Sure, you’ll pay for food and drink and you might even be tied up by a local pirate, but it is going to be more fun than anything else this weekend within a […]