Shrimp Festival Parade



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How to Enter the 2018 Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival Pirate Parade

You must submit 5 documents, all in one envelope, at the same time. Applications that do not have all 5 documents together will not be acceted. Needed documents are:

  1. Parade Application- eligible and complete
  2. Parade Participation Agreement – signed
  3. Entry Fee – Checks made to: Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival
  4. Description of your group – 35 words or less
  5. Proof of Liability Insurance–for 1 Million Dollars for one day.     

    You may use your Carrier, or purchase at the Safety Meeting at the following rates:

Group of Walkers…………………….....  $35.00
Walkers with Vehicle or Float…..…  $55.00
Groups with Animals……………………. $85.00

Once your documents are received you will be emailed a confirmation that we have gotten them. Next you will need to have a member of your group at the Safety / Organizational Meeting to get your entry number and paperwork.

You will be judged on how well your group represents the parade theme. The Parade Theme is –
55 Years of Fernandina Shrimp – Shrimp Never Get Old

The categories for judging are Non-profit, Commercial, Walking Unit, Band or Preforming Unit, Civic
Group, Judges Choice and Special Effects.

Awards will be presented on the Main Stage on Friday, May 4th 2018. You will be notified if you won an award and will need to be resent to receive it.

Important Date Information:
Deadline for Applications – Thursday, April 19th, 2018
Applications after this date will not be accepted.

Mail all Documents to:
Billie Childers, 86867 Worthington Drive,
Yulee FL 32097

Date of Mandatory Safety Meeting–at the Residence Inn, 2301 Sadler Road, Fernandina Beach, FL. Thur. April 26, 2018 at 5pm

Date of Parade – Thursday, May 3th 2018

Line Up Time – 5 pm – Parade starts promptly at 6:00 pm

Theme – 55 Years of Fernandina Shrimp – Shrimp Nevers Gets Old


Click here to download your Parade Packet


Parade Director:
Billie Childers
Email address:
Phone: (904) 548 - 1163