shrimp and grits to enjoy at the Amelia Island Shrimp Challenge

Amelia Island Shrimp Challenge

Event Details:

  • Date & Time: June – November 2023.
  • Location: Participating Restaurants (see FAQ section).
  • Time: Any time.
  • Age Range: All ages.

Planning Your Amelia Island Shrimp Challenge Experience

As the birthplace of modern shrimping, shrimp plays an important role in Amelia Island cuisine and culture. Participating in the Amelia Island Shrimp Challenge is a great way to pay homage to the destination’s legacy and of course, enjoy plenty of palate-pleasing moments while you’re at it.

Tracking Your Progress

Step 1: Register

1 Visit the website.
2 Press “Get Your Pass!”
3 Fill out your information in the pop- up box.

Step 2: Activate Your Pass

1 Wait for the text coming to your cellphone.
2 Click the link and follow the prompts to activate your registration.
3 Save the website to your home screen; no app required.

Step 3: Earn Your Points

1 Visit the participating challenge restaurants (below).
2 Check-in on the website.
3 Ask your server for the unique code for each dish on the menu for point redemption.

Frequently Asked Quesitons

1. What does the Shrimp Challenge entail?

The Amelia Island Shrimp Challenge is a chance to savor tasty shrimp dishes and it’s a competition too. Ordering specific shrimp-based creations at each restaurant earns a participant a certain number of points. Rack up the points and you’ll have the chance to redeem them for shrimp-inspired swag in the prize store at the end of the challenge! There’s no fee to participate and the fun and flavor come free of charge too.

2. Do you have a list of participating restaurants during the Challenge?

The list of participating restaurants for the Amelia Island Shrimp Challenge is certainly vast and varied, but there are a few highlights to note upfront.
1. Beech Street Grill
Featured Dish: Shrimp & Grits
2. Ciao Italian Eatery
Featured Dish: Rigatoni Ciao
3. Lagniappe Restaurant
Featured Dish: Shrimp & Grits
4. Marché Burette
Featured Dish: Shrimp Salad Sandwich
5. Outer Banks Boil Company
Featured Dish: Signature Seafood Boil
6. Salt Life Food Shack
Featured Dish: Shrimp Brochette
7. Sandbar Amelia Island
Featured Dish: Cajun Shrimp Pasta
8. Story & Song Bookstore Bistro
Featured Dish: Florida Citrus Shrimp Salad
9. The Boat House
Featured Dish: Shrimp & Grits
10. The Crab Trap
Featured Dish: Cajun Shrimp Pasta
11. The Patio at 5th and Ash
Featured Dish: Shrimp & Grits
12. The Salty Pelican
Featured Dish: Fried Shrimp Po’Boy
13. The Sound Cafe
Featured Dish: Shrimp & Grits
14. The Tavern by AIBC
Featured Dish: The Tavern’s Shrimply Ceviche