Kids Shrimp Run

Beach Access 25 Gulf Beach Road, Fort Myers Beach, FL

The Kids Shrimp Run is a one mile run on the beach sand and will be run on the first Saturday in March. The race will begin and end at the beach access on Gulf Beach Road across from the old Topps Supermarket. Starting at 8am, each grade will be released separately. The race is […]

Shrimp Festival Kickoff

Lions Clubhouse 5601 Williams Drive, Fort Myers Beach, FL

Every year the Lions host a kickoff event to honor the hard work their volunteers are preparing for and to thank the event sponsors. During this private event, participants from both the Pageant & Shrimp Eating Championship are presented and given the opportunity to introduce themselves to Lions, sponsors and attending family members. This is […]

5K Run

Doc Fords 708 Fishermans Wharf, Fort Myers Beach, FL

The festive 5k course takes you over the Matanzas Bridge twice while thousands of onlookers cheer runners on! The race starts at 9 am and precedes the ever-popular Shrimp Parade.


Estero Blvd. Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL

The Fort Myers Beach Shrimp Festival parade is approximately 2-miles long and runs down the main street of town on Estero Blvd from the Beach Elementary school (parade loading zone) to the base of the Matanzas Bridge on the beach side. Parade entrants are automatically entered into our Shrimp Festival Parade competition and awarded trophies […]

Shrimp Eating Contest

Lynn Hall Memorial Park 950 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL

The Fort Myers Beach Lions Club has announced the return of their most “fulfilling” addition to their world-famous annual event, the Annual Shrimp Festival Shrimp Eating Championship. The contest will […]