2025 Shrimp Festival Dates Announced

The Fort Myers Beach Lions Club is excited to announce that the 67th Annual Fort Myers Beach Lions Club Shrimp Festival will take place from Monday, March 3rd to Sunday, March 9th. With majority of the events taking place over the second full weekend in March, the Lions anticipate a week of shrimply the best event lineup the Beach and its’ visitors can anticipate. Make sure to book your accommodations and clear your calendar for this fun-filled celebration!

Kids Fun Run: Saturday, March 1st

Shrimp Crawl: Monday, March 3rd – Saturday, March 8th

Yo! Taco 5K: Saturday, March 8th

Shrimp Festival Parade: Saturday, March 8th

Arts & Crafts Fair: Saturday, March 8th & Sunday, March 9th

Queens Pageant: Saturday, March 8th

Blessing of the Fleet: Sunday, March 9th

Shrimp Eating Championship: Sunday, March 9th

If you are interested in participating as a vendor, sponsor, parade unit, princess or shrimp eating competitor please contact the event chair designated on that event page by clicking on the event name above. For general inquiries, please utilize the contact page or send an email to our president, Lion Drew, at [email protected]