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Annual Amelia Island events offer fun year-round

Amelia island is a four-season destination and offers a wide array of festivals and other gatherings. These charming Amelia Island events will enhance your stay at our Florida B&B inn.

Calendar of Amelia Island Events

May 2nd through May 4th, 2014: 51st Annual Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival. The Shrimp Festival offers delicious shrimp prepared in every way imaginable.  Wear your walking shoes and visit over 300 Fine Artisan and Crafters, 50 antique dealers and live music on two stages.

May 3rd and 4th, 2014: First Weekend Union Garrison at Fort Clinch. Living historians recreate life at Fort Clinch during the War Between the States. Activities may include black powder artillery demonstrations and marching drills, as well as soldiers and civilians taking up duty in the laundry, infirmary and kitchen.  Saturday 9:00 to 5:00, Sunday 9:00 to noon.

May 2nd through the 27th, 2014.  Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival.  This year’s theme is “Expect the Unexpected” and music lovers will be treated to an eclectic range of music a 19 exciting performances.  Check out their website for schedule and ticket information. 

May 10th, 2014: Artrageous Artwalk. Every second Saturday, Amelia Island holds an exciting Artrageous Artwalk. With numerous galleries participating, visitors can peruse photography, pottery, copper, metal, stained glass, watercolors, acrylics and more. Visit more than a dozen galleries in downtown Fernandina and two on the south end of Amelia Island.

May 16th through the 18th, 2014.  Wild Amelia Nature FestivalWild Amelia Nature Festival offers three exciting days of interacting with the fragile ecosystem of Amelia Island and surrounding areas.  Events include eco-tours, photography classes, and eco-expo and a sea turtle release.

May 24th and 25th, 2014: World War II Event at Fort Clinch. The park hosts a program on Memorial Day weekend in honor of the men and women who served in World War II.  Visitors can explore military displays, view memorabilia and learn about the uniforms, weapons, vehicles and lifestyle of those who were part of the war during the 1940s.  Saturday 9:00 to 5:00, Sunday 9:00 to noon.

June 6th, 2014: Sounds on Center.  This free concert series takes place on Center Street starting at 6PM on the first Friday of each month.  June’s concert features the Mike Hendrix with top tunes.

June 7th and 8th, 2014: First Weekend Union Garrison at Fort Clinch. Living historians recreate life at Fort Clinch during the War Between the States. Activities may include black powder artillery demonstrations and marching drills, as well as soldiers and civilians taking up duty in the laundry, infirmary and kitchen.  Saturday 9:00 to 5:00, Sunday 9:00 to noon.

June 12th through the 28th.  Amelia Island Community Theatre‘s production of The Foreigner.  Please visit their website for ticket prices and availability.

June 14th, 2014: Artrageous Artwalk. Every second Saturday, Amelia Island holds an exciting Artrageous Artwalk. With numerous galleries participating, visitors can peruse photography, pottery, copper, metal, stained glass, watercolors, acrylics and more. Visit more than a dozen galleries in downtown Fernandina and two on the south end of Amelia Island.

July 4th, 2014: Sounds on Center.  This free concert series takes place on Center Street starting at 6PM on the first Friday of each month.  July’s concert features Island Vibe with music through the ages with a patriotic salute.

July 5th and 6th, 2014: First Weekend Union Garrison at Fort Clinch. Living historians recreate life at Fort Clinch during the War Between the States. Activities may include black powder artillery demonstrations and marching drills, as well as soldiers and civilians taking up duty in the laundry, infirmary and kitchen.  Saturday 9:00 to 5:00, Sunday 9:00 to noon.

July 12th, 2014: Artrageous Artwalk. Every second Saturday, Amelia Island holds an exciting Artrageous Artwalk. With numerous galleries participating, visitors can peruse photography, pottery, copper, metal, stained glass, watercolors, acrylics and more. Visit more than a dozen galleries in downtown Fernandina and two on the south end of Amelia Island.

August 1st, 2014: Sounds on Center.  This free concert series takes place on Center Street starting at 6PM on the first Friday of each month.  June’s concert features Jimmy Beats with his soulful sounds from the Carribean.

August 2nd and 3rd, 2014: First Weekend Union Garrison at Fort Clinch. Living historians recreate life at Fort Clinch during the War Between the States. Activities may include black powder artillery demonstrations and marching drills, as well as soldiers and civilians taking up duty in the laundry, infirmary and kitchen.  Saturday 9:00 to 5:00, Sunday 9:00 to noon.

August 9th, 2014: Artrageous Artwalk. Every second Saturday, Amelia Island holds an exciting Artrageous Artwalk. With numerous galleries participating, visitors can peruse photography, pottery, copper, metal, stained glass, watercolors, acrylics and more. Visit more than a dozen galleries in downtown Fernandina and two on the south end of Amelia Island.

August 14th through the 30th.  Amelia Island Community Theatre‘s performance of Bingo!  For full information including prices and availability please visit their website.

August 22nd and 23rd, 2014.  The Great Southern Tailgate Cookoff.  Kick off the football season with a barbeque competition at the beach with the 5th Annual Great Southern Tailgate Cook-off.  Sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society, more than 50 professional and backyard barbeque competition teams will compete for over $12,000 in cash at Main Beach on beautiful Amelia Island, Florida.  Bring your family, friends, and appetite to Main Beach and enjoy great entertainment including live music from regional and local bands, all while experiencing the thrill of the competition.

September 5th, 2014: Sounds on Center.  This free concert series takes place on Center Street starting at 6PM on the first Friday of each month.  September’s concert features the Decade Band, Amelia’s premier party band.the Mike Hendrix with top tunes.

September 6th and 7th, 2014: First Weekend Union Garrison at Fort Clinch. Living historians recreate life at Fort Clinch during the War Between the States. Activities may include black powder artillery demonstrations and marching drills, as well as soldiers and civilians taking up duty in the laundry, infirmary and kitchen.  Saturday 9:00 to 5:00, Sunday 9:00 to noon.

September 12th and 13th, 2014: Amelia Island Blues Festival.

September 13th, 2014: Artrageous Artwalk. Every second Saturday, Amelia Island holds an exciting Artrageous Artwalk. With numerous galleries participating, visitors can peruse photography, pottery, copper, metal, stained glass, watercolors, acrylics and more. Visit more than a dozen galleries in downtown Fernandina and two on the south end of Amelia Island.

September 20th and 21st, 2014: Spanish American War Event at Fort Clinch. LA weekend event to commemorate the part that Fort Clinch played in the Spanish American War.  The fort will be filled with uniformed interpreters and participants will also be able to enjoy exhibits of period armament and military equipment. Saturday 9:00 to 5:00, Sunday 9:00 to noon.

October 3rd, 2014: Sounds on Center.  This free concert series takes place on Center Street starting at 6PM on the first Friday of each month.  October holds a special surprise for us!  

October 4th and 5th, 2014: First Weekend Union Garrison at Fort Clinch. Living historians recreate life at Fort Clinch during the War Between the States. Activities may include black powder artillery demonstrations and marching drills, as well as soldiers and civilians taking up duty in the laundry, infirmary and kitchen.  Saturday 9:00 to 5:00, Sunday 9:00 to noon.

October 5th through the 12th, 2014: Amelia Island Jazz Festival

October 11th, 2014: Amelia Island Wine Festival.  The annual Amelia Island Wine Festival features wines and the vintners that make them  Visitors can enjoy tastings with the award winning vintners.  A selection of craft vendors featuring wine and kitchen accessories and gourmet food vendors will be available at the festival.

October 11th, 2014: Artrageous Artwalk. Every second Saturday, Amelia Island holds an exciting Artrageous Artwalk. With numerous galleries participating, visitors can peruse photography, pottery, copper, metal, stained glass, watercolors, acrylics and more. Visit more than a dozen galleries in downtown Fernandina and two on the south end of Amelia Island.

October 11th and 12th, 2014: Confederate Garrison at Fort Clinch. Living historians recreate life at Fort Clinch during the War Between the States. Activities may include black powder artillery demonstrations and marching drills, as well as soldiers and civilians taking up duty in the laundry, infirmary and kitchen.  Saturday 9:00 to 5:00, Sunday 9:00 to noon.

November 1st and 2nd, 2014: First Weekend Union Garrison at Fort Clinch. Living historians recreate life at Fort Clinch during the War Between the States. Activities may include black powder artillery demonstrations and marching drills, as well as soldiers and civilians taking up duty in the laundry, infirmary and kitchen.  Saturday 9:00 to 5:00, Sunday 9:00 to noon.

November 8th, 2014: Artrageous Artwalk. Every second Saturday, Amelia Island holds an exciting Artrageous Artwalk. With numerous galleries participating, visitors can peruse photography, pottery, copper, metal, stained glass, watercolors, acrylics and more. Visit more than a dozen galleries in downtown Fernandina and two on the south end of Amelia Island.

November 8th, 2014: History of the American Soldier at Fort Clinch. Visitors will enjoy a day filled with military history from the Revolutionary War to present day while interacting with living historians from each major US military conflict.  Saturday 9:00 to 5:00.

December 6th and 7th, 2014: Union Holiday Encampment at Fort Clinch. Living historians recreate life at Fort Clinch during the War Between the States. Activities may include black powder artillery demonstrations and marching drills, as well as soldiers and civilians taking up duty in the laundry, infirmary and kitchen.  This special holiday encampment also allows you to watch as the fort is decorated for the holiday season.  Saturday 9:00 to 5:00, Sunday 9:00 to noon.

December 13th, 2014: Artrageous Artwalk. Every second Saturday, Amelia Island holds an exciting Artrageous Artwalk. With numerous galleries participating, visitors can peruse photography, pottery, copper, metal, stained glass, watercolors, acrylics and more. Visit more than a dozen galleries in downtown Fernandina and two on the south end of Amelia Island.

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