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Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival 2017 Schedule
    May 5 - 7, 2017
Fernandina Beach, Florida

2017 Riverfront Stage and Kids Fun Zone Schedule

Friday, May 5, 2017
Riverfront Stage
6:00 pm. - Opening Ceremonies
6:30 pm. - Miss Shrimp Festival 2017 Scholarship Pageant
7:15 pm. - Pirate Parade Awards
7:30 pm. - Clay Benjamin and The TruSoul Band
9:00 pm. - Invasion of the Pirates
9:15 pm. - Fireworks
9:30 pm. - Clay Benjamin and The TruSoul Band

Kids Fun Zone
5:00 pm. - 10:00 pm. - Visit the Kids Fun Zone for Locals Appreciation Night
Friday only purchase a wristband to ride all night for one low price.
2+ Acres of fun for the entire family
A night of family fun, filled with activities, rides, and interactive entertainment
Some exclusions, including pony rides, apply to “ride all night” promotion

10:00 pm. - End of Daily Events

Saturday, May 6, 2017
Riverfront Stage
9:30 am. - Fernandina Beach High School Jazz Ensemble,
          followed by the FBHS Rose Saxophone Quartet
11:00 am. - Peace, Love, Unity and Reggae Music
12:00 pm. - Invasion of the Pirates
12:30 pm. - Best Adult Pirate Contest
1:00 pm. - Indie rock (not your typical) garage band
2:00 pm. - 50th Annual Topsy Smith Memorial Beard Contest
4:00 pm. - Dominic Gaudious - Highly entertaining master of guitar and didgeridoo
4:30 pm. - The Greatest Hits on Earth - Live!® presents Rock and Pop Masters®

A live concert event featuring:
Joe Bouchard - formerly of Blue Öyster Cult™ Don't Fear The Reaper, Godzilla, Burning For You

Alex Ligertwood - former lead singer of Santana™
Black Magic Woman, Oye Como Va, Evil Ways,
original singer on I'm Winning, Hold On

Skip Martin - Grammy Award winning member of the Dazz Band™
and former lead singer of Kool & the Gang™ Let It Whip, Celebration, Ladies Night, Joystick, Get Down On It, Too Hot

Kids Fun Zone
9:00 am - 6:00 pm. Rick Hubbard's Kazoobie Show and JuggleSTUFF

10:00 am. - Pirate In Training Contest (Ages 5 and under)
          and Little Pirate Contest (Ages 6 and up)

11:00 am. - Bean School of Dance
3:30 pm. - Learn to be a Pirate with the Fernandina Pirates Club
6:00 pm. - End of Daily Events

Sunday, May 7, 2017
Riverfront Stage

11:00 am. - Shrimp Town Allstars
Some of country music’s top songwriters call Fernandina “home”
Nashville writing team of Woody Mullis and Mike Geiger, will feature local favorites including Sean McCarthy and Davis Turner, plus a guest appearance by Susan Gallion.

Mullis and Geiger have written many top 40 country hits for stars, including George Strait, Kenny Chesney, George Jones, Skip Ewing, Neal McCoy, Montgomery Gentry, Sawyer Brown, Tracy Byrd, T. Graham Brown, and more.

1:30 pm. - Blessing of the Fleet and Laying of the Wreath
followed by Decorated Shrimp Boat Contest

2:30 pm. - The Swingin' Medallions - Party Band of the South.

3:30 pm. - Decorated Shrimp Boat Contest Awards Presentation
followed by Ice Cream Eating Contest (Categories for all ages)

4:00 pm. The Swingin' Medallions (second set)

Sunday, May 7, 2017 (continued)
Kids Fun Zone
10:00 am. - 5:00 pm. - Rick Hubbard's Kazoobie show and JuggleSTUFF
performances throughout the day

11:00 am. - Pak's Karate Academy
12:00 pm. - Learn to be a Pirate with the Fernandina Pirates Club
3:30 pm. - Learn to be a Pirate with the Fernandina Pirates Club
5:00 pm. - End of Daily Events and Festival
Event times and entertainment are subject to change or cancellation without notice

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