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.
The Islands largest annual event, run for 55+ years, a project of the Ft. Myers Beach Lions Club, features girls 14-20 years old who want to become this year’s Shrimp Festival Queen. Contestants must be able to appear at all the events for judging and in the Festival Parade and at the Shrimp Festival on […]
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 […]
More than 100 great vendors hit the beach! A sampling of vendors include: Lion's Club's LOCAL Gulf Shrimp Booth, Stone Candles, Corn Hole Game, Metal Sculptures, Tie-Dye Clothing, Sun Catchers, Jewelry, Paintings, Railroad Spike Sculptures, Tiki Bar Signs, Fused Glass Art, Air Plant Gardens, Copper Art, Honey Based Skin Products, Hand Made Apparel, Wind Spinners […]
Why else would you come to a Shrimp Festival on the beach? The Fort Myers Beach Lions have been boiling and serving delicious, pink Gulf shrimp to festival attendees for over sixty years! The secrets of perfectly cooked ‘peel and eat’ shrimp have been passed from boil master to boil master through the years, as […]