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The 2020 Shrimp Festival Arts and Crafts Show scheduled for May 2 & 3
in Downtown Fernandina Beach, FL was cancelled due to Covid-19
BOOTH FEES have been refunded
The 2021 Festival Arts and Crafts Show will be held on May 1st and 2nd
The first Shrimp Festival was held in 1964 to celebrate the traditional blessing of the shrimp fleet - once a major industry on beautiful, historic Amelia Island.
Approximately 100,000 people attend annually during the weekend event to enjoy fine food, fine art, entertainment and special activities.
The Island Art Association sponsors the arts and crafts portion of the festival in conjunction with the Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival Committee.
Annually about 350 artists and craftsmen are juried by IAA into the show and compete for $9,000 in prize money. For food and antique vendors please go to the
Isle of 8 Flags website.
For fine art and creative craft questions regarding Shrimp Festival, please e-mail
To View Rules and Categories for the 2020 Shrimp Festival visit the
All applications for the Arts and Crafts portion of the festival must be submitted using
For General information - maps on other venues/activities
To find out about other Festivals in the region, visit
Where the Shows Are.
To view review in the Sunshine Artists Magazine go to
Sunshine Artists Magazine.
Parking information and Booth locations will be posted as soon as they become available.
For a complete list of 2019 award recipients and photos, click on the.
Award Winners Button
Thanks to all who helped make Shrimp Festival 2019 a huge success!