2018 National Seashell Day

Jun 21

06:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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Event Location

The Outrigger Beach Resort on Fort Myers Beach

6200 Estero Blvd

Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931

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This is your chance to break a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title!

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Thank you for your interest in our GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title attempt at the "Largest human image of a seashell!" We've reached our maximum capacity of 1,500 participants, and are unable to accept additional registrations at this time. 

Already Registered? See below for the shelltastic event details. 

In the spirit of community, participants are encouraged to bring a canned food or nonperishable item on the day of the event to benefit the United Way’s support of area food banks. 

Date:  Thursday, June 21, 2018 (Rain or Shine)

Transportation: There will be no Parking available on-site at the Outrigger Beach Resort. We strongly encourage participants to use the Free Park & Ride on LeeTran Beach Trolley (Route 400) to and from the Outrigger Beach Resort. Trolleys will run every 10-15 minutes.

  • BEACH PARK & RIDE, 11101 Summerlin Square Drive
    • First trolley arrives at 6:10 a.m.
  • LOVERS KEY PARK & RIDE, 8700 Estero Blvd. (East side)
    • First trolley arrives at 6:50 a.m. 

Check-in:  6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. under the Tiki Hut at the Outrigger Beach Resort.

Location:  The Outrigger Beach Resort on Fort Myers Beach

6200 Estero Blvd

Fort Myers Beach,FL 33931

Please note, there will be no lockers or storage available on site. Please make sure to keep your belongings on your person at all times.

Details:  In celebration of this holiday (now officially listed on the National Day Calendar,) the Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau is organizing a community engagement event to break a record for the largest human image of a seashell.

Currently, this record is held by the Shell Oil Co. It consisted of 855 participants and was achieved on October 17, 2017.

As the seashell capital of the world, the VCB believes this record should be held by The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel. 

  • Chance to win! All registrants will be entered to win two round trip tickets on the Key West Express. Winner must be present at the event to redeem. 
  • Please bring your own refillable water bottle - free water and fruit will be provided at the event location
  • Limited tent seating available - please bring a beach blanket or towel and sunscreen
  • All participants will receive a free hat and a free commemorative 2018 National Seashell Day T-shirt
  • Please wear khaki colored shorts or pants
  • No pets allowed

 **The first 100 people to pre-register and check-in at the event will receive a free Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel gift**