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Upcoming Events in Amelia Island Florida


June

3 - 6 Nassau Sport Fishing Kingfish Tournament of Champions - Held at the downtown marina in Fernandina Beach, this has become the third largest event on the Southern Kingfish Association tournament trail drawing in many participants and spectators. This four-day event includes a fish fry community dinner, music, festivities and fishing fun. Major cash awards are given to the top angler, lady angler and youth angler.

Ph: 904-277-3327 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.fishnsfa.com

July

4 Fernandina's July 4th & Families Festival - Join your family, neighbors and friends at Central Park to celebrate Independence Day. Activities planned are Public Safety Vehicles Display (police cars, fire trucks and more), Best Baked Apple Pie Contest, Parent-Child Look-A-Like Contest, Fun for the Kids crafts area, music and an arts & crafts show. Join in the evening parade at 7:30 p.m. through downtown Fernandina Beach, followed by a concert starting at 8:30 p.m. and fireworks at dark courtesy of the City of Fernandina Beach.

Ph: 904-277-7305 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.fbfl.us/
Fee: Free

September

11 Fiesta de Santa Maria - A festival celebrating the historic Latin heritage of Amelia Island. Enjoy Latin cuisine from local restaurants, music and dancing, plus a marketplace with a variety of vendors.

Address: Third Street between Centre and Ash Streets , Amelia Island, Florida
Ph: 904-261-3248 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

October

16 - 19 Amelia Book Island Festival - Offering four days of lively programs, socials and special events, when book-lovers and writers mingle with noted authors and publishing professionals in a casual, friendly setting. Held at Meeting Rooms/Courtyard Complex of St. Peter's Episcopal Church and various venues throughout Fernandina Beach. Many programs are free, all ages welcome. Tickets sold for certain events.

Ph: 904-491-8176 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.bookisland.org
Fee: Free

24 - 26 Les DeMerle Island Jazz Festival - World-renowned local jazz musician, bandleader and educator, also festival producer and artistic director, Les DeMerle, will again present The Amelia Island Jazz Festival.

Email them for more detailed information including performance schedules, locations, ticket sales and patron, sponsor and volunteer opportunities.

Email: info@ameliaislandjazzfestival.com
Web: www.ameliaislandjazzfestival.com
Fee: Fee

1 - 2 Annual 8 Flags Car Show - Presented by Amelia Cruizers, this fun, free event draws in car collectors who park their restored beauties on Centre Street.

Ph: 904-321-1656 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ameliacruizers.org

November

23 Annual History of the American Soldier - Join them under the stars at Fort Clinch State Park at 7 p.m. as they salute veterans of the Armed Forces with a time line review of the American Soldier (1776-2004) Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. Sponsored by Fort Clinch State Park and The Friends of Fort Clinch.

Ph: 904-277-7274 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Admission to the event is one canned food item per person, which will be donated to area needy families for Thanksgiving.

5 Downtown Fernandina Merchants Annual Pajama Party & Sale - Go shopping in your favorite pajamas in downtown Fernandina Beach where merchants will have juice, coffee and pastries, along with great deals and discounts. Gift certificates will be awarded to top three "best-dressed" shoppers.

Ph: 904-261-3248 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

December

20 - 21 Annual Historic Christmas Tour of Bed & Breakfast Inns - Enjoy holiday sights and sounds while touring uniquely decorated bed & breakfast inns. Call for ticket and other information.

Ph: 866-4AMELIA (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ameliaislandinns.com

20 Annual Fernandina Beach Lighted Holiday Parade - All parade entries will get under way at approximately 6 p.m. All entries must feature some type of lighting. Presented by the Southside Neighborhood Association.

Ph: 904-261-3248 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

20 Annual Holiday Pet Stroll in Downtown Fernandina Beach - Bring your canine best friend dressed in their holiday attire, prizes will be awarded. Line-up begins at 10 a.m. at Eighth and Centre, stroll starts at 11 a.m. Sponsored by Redbones Dog Bakery and Boutique.

Ph: 904-321-0020 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.redbonesbakery.com
Fee: Free

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Things to do near Amelia Island, FL

Champions Club At Julington Creek, The

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Plantation At Ponte Vedra

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Ocean Hammock Golf Club -Pine Lakes

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Palm Valley Golf Club

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Hidden Hills Golf Course

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