Things To Do


MAY 20-23, 2021 Two-time winner of the prestigious International Historic Motoring Awards, “The Amelia” draws over 300 rare vehicles from collections around the world for a celebration of the automobile like no other. Now in its third decade, the Amelia […]

Covid- 19 Advisory The 2021 Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival has been canceled due tothe COVID-19 pandemic.The uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in thecancellation of the 2021 Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival for thesecond consecutive year.

Florida-Georgia Football Game

Like swarms of swallows migrating, Florida-Georgia football fans flock to northeast Florida each year for a Southern showdown. An autumn tradition as reliable as the tides, a wave of football fans washes into Fernandina’s bars, beach homes and hotels. The […]

Get Ready For Shrimp Fest!

Join Us May 4-6 Celebrate the local catch at the family-friendly 55th Annual Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival. The 2021 Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic […]

Restaurants Open On Thanksgiving Day, 2017

Here are some places for you to have your thanksgiving feast at while visiting Amelia Island Not everyone wants to cook on Thanksgiving. For those that would rather sit back, relax, and have someone else do the cooking, here’s a […]

Dickens on Center Street

Dec 8 – 10th 2017 Travel back in time December 8-10, 2017 during the third annual Dickens on Center festival in Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach, Florida, on beautiful Amelia Island. Free to the public, this Victorian inspired holiday festival is […]


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Sweet Treats of Summertime

Downtown Find the FANTASTIC FUDGE SHOP (middle center) on the corner of Centre and 3rd Street. They hand make their fudge to perfection. From salted caramel to peanut-butter filled, their flavors are too good to overlook. NANA TERESA’S (top left) offers a quaint […]

Amelia Island – a Treasure

About Amelia Island Located just off the coast of northeast Florida, Amelia Island is easy to reach, but hard to forget. With 13 miles of beautiful beaches, abundant native wildlife, and pristine waters, this barrier island has long been a […]


SATURDAY AND SUNDAY EVENTS FOR THE FAMILY 27 Amelia Island Downtown Tasting Tours – Mixology Tour Family Pirate Party Parent’s Night Out – Children’s Cooking Camp Dynamic Les DeMerle Jazz Party Weekend Adult Twilight BYOB Cruise – Jim Barcaro AMP […]


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