Sarasota Shell Club

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Thank you for visiting the Sarasota Shell Club website! 


With a variety of topics to choose from, we hope you'll enjoy learning more about our club and what Southwest Florida has to offer in terms of how shells are an important part of our everyday lives and to the environment. Look around our website and if you have any comments or questions, please feel free to contact us at [email protected]




Thank you For Making Our Show A Success!


Thanks to all our friends and visitors who made our 57th Annual Shell Show such a huge success! The months of preparation culminated in many beautiful exhibits and items for sale.  


We will post the winners of the awards very soon!   



Check out the new Science section of our website!  You can access this new feature by clicking on the icon at the top of the home page and choose any of the four categories.  If you have "shelled" a beach somewhere, you may submit a short report of what you found (and include pics, we love pics!) and email to us at [email protected]


2020 Shell Show Info

The Sarasota Shell Club's 57th Annual Shell Show was held from Friday, Feb. 7 through Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020!

Location is the Potter Building at the Sarasota Fairgrounds, 2896 Ringling Blvd, Sarasota, FL  34237, right next door to Robarts Arena!

Hours are Friday and Saturday:  10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Check back later this week for names of the award winners and pictures!

February Beauii Issue

The January 2020 issue of The Beauii is now available.  Check out all the latest goings-on at the Sarasota Shell Club.

Upcoming Events

  • Thursday, February 11. Membership Meeting, 7 p.m. Waldemere Fire Station #2, 2070 Waldemere St, Sarasota (across the street from Sarasota Memorial Hospital). We will discuss the results of the shell show and how things went.
  • Lots of shell trips can be found in the January issue of The Beauii.  You must be a club member to go on the trips.