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Annual Sanibel Shell Festival

Sanibel Island Shell Festival
03/04/2021 - 9:00am to 03/06/2021 - 4:00pm

The 84th Annual Shell Festival on Sanibel Island is set to take place on March 4-6, 2021 at the Sanibel Community House. Sanibel Island, the Shell Capital of the World, celebrates with shells, shell art, and crafts.

Enjoy food and beverages while viewing the exhibits and the amazing collection of everything seashells. This fun event is truly a Sanibel Island classic. 

Admission is free to get into the outdoor shell area, but admission to enter The Shell Show is $5. Admission includes 50% off entry to The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum.

In 2021, there will be no scientific or artistic exhibits, but there will instead be a virtual shell show. Free for everyone on the Sanibel Shell Club's YouTube Channel, this event will feature photo contests, door prizes, educational videos, and more.

2021 Sanibel Island Shell Festival Details

Admission: Free admission and parking

Location: Sanibel Community House at 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957

Hours: March 4-6 at 9 a.m. - 5 p.m; the virtual event will take place on March 5-6 12 p.m. - 3 p.m. EST

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