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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

January 6th through the 8th, 2017.  Amelia Musical Playhouse presents The Belle of Amherst. Emily Dickinson is back by popular demand to benefit the Fernandina Beach Friends of the Library Campaign. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see Sinda Nichols in her “masterful performance” as Emily Dickinson in “The Belle of Amherst”. Find out why Emily proclaimed, “Take all away from me, but leave me ecstasy!”

January 7th and 8th, 2017.  First Weekend Union Garrison at Fort Clinch State Park.  This program will allow visitors to interact with living historians to experience life in the fort as it was in 1864. The grounds will be bustling with soldiers in period costumes involved in firing demonstrations, marching drills, cooking and daily activities. Ladies in their dresses, settlers displaying their wares, fife players and drummer boys bring every part of the civil war era to life.

January 19th through February 5th, 2017.  Amelia Musical Playhouse presents Shrek.   

January 20th through the 29th, 2017.  Amelia Island Restaurant Week. The 9th Annual Amelia Island Restaurant Week offers a great opportunity to try a selection of Amelia’s irresistible, award-winning dining options.  Each participating restaurant will offer a prix-fixe menu, including three courses and a non-alcoholic beverage, at either $19 or $31 per person.  This is a popular event so be sure to have the Addison’s concierge service make advance dinner reservations for you.

January 14th, 2017.  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.

February 2nd through the 18th, 2017.  Amelia Island Community Theatre‘s performance of “Calendar Girls”. Visit the theatre’s website for full schedule and to purchase tickets.

February 4th and 5th, 2017.  First Weekend Union Garrison at Fort Clinch State Park.  This program will allow visitors to interact with living historians to experience life in the fort as it was in 1864. The grounds will be bustling with soldiers in period costumes involved in firing demonstrations, marching drills, cooking and daily activities. Ladies in their dresses, settlers displaying their wares, fife players and drummer boys bring every part of the civil war era to life.

February 6th through April 19th, 2017.  Amelia Island Chamber Music FestivalCelebrating its 16th season in 2017, the Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival has become one of the most prestigious music events of its kind in the Southeast with a star-studded line-up planned again this year.

February 11th, 2017.  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.

February 18th through the 20th.  Amelia Island Book FestivalHear from top authors, enjoy workshops, readings, and an array of events to inspire book lovers of all ages at the Amelia Island Book Festival, February 18 – 20, 2016.  This year’s theme is Amelia Island Encounter and will bring together the best of romance, action, and mystery genres.

March 4th and 5th, 2017.  First Weekend Union Garrison at Fort Clinch State Park.  This program will allow visitors to interact with living historians to experience life in the fort as it was in 1864. The grounds will be bustling with soldiers in period costumes involved in firing demonstrations, marching drills, cooking and daily activities. Ladies in their dresses, settlers displaying their wares, fife players and drummer boys bring every part of the civil war era to life.

March 9th through the 25th, 2017.  Amelia Musical Playhouse presents Little Shop of Horrors.  The meek floral assistant Seymour Krelborn stumbles across a new breed of plant he names “Audrey II” – after his coworker crush. This foul-mouthed, R&B-singing carnivore promises unending fame and fortune to the down and out Krelborn as long as he keeps feeding it, BLOOD. Over time, though, Seymour discovers Audrey II’s out of this world origins and intent towards global domination

March 11th, 2017.  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.

April 1st and 2nd, 2017.  First Weekend Union Garrison at Fort Clinch State Park.  This program will allow visitors to interact with living historians to experience life in the fort as it was in 1864. The grounds will be bustling with soldiers in period costumes involved in firing demonstrations, marching drills, cooking and daily activities. Ladies in their dresses, settlers displaying their wares, fife players and drummer boys bring every part of the civil war era to life.

April 6th through the 22nd, 2017.  Amelia Island Community Theatre‘s performance of “Rabbit Hole”. Visit the theatre’s website for full schedule and to purchase tickets.

April 8th, 2017.  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.

April 13th through the 23rd, 2017.  Amelia Musical Playhouse presents Steel Magnolias.  AMP presents the anthem to southern womanhood – Steel Magnolias. In Truvy’s salon, you get vital life lessons, like “there is no such thing as natural beauty” and that it’s actually possible to be “in a bad mood for 40 years.”  Co-directed by Rachel Tyler and Arlene Filkoff, this show reminds us how important friendships are in our lives.

May 4th through the 7th, 2017.  Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival.  Fernandina Beach is the birthplace of the modern shrimping industry, and its historic downtown pulls out all the stops at this beloved celebration, which has been a part of Island life for over 50 years. One of the premier festivals in the Southeast, the Festival brings together the love of shrimp and the best of arts and entertainment, all set in the beautiful Historic District.  Enjoy the fine arts and crafts, antiques, regional and local music, shrimp caught and served locally, seafood dishes, parade, fireworks, pirates, and family fun.  Watch the Pirate’s Parade from the Addison’s front porch after Happy Hour on the 4th.

May 6th and 7th, 2017.  First Weekend Union Garrison at Fort Clinch State Park.  This program will allow visitors to interact with living historians to experience life in the fort as it was in 1864. The grounds will be bustling with soldiers in period costumes involved in firing demonstrations, marching drills, cooking and daily activities. Ladies in their dresses, settlers displaying their wares, fife players and drummer boys bring every part of the civil war era to life.

May 13th, 2017.  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.

June 3rd and 4th, 2017.  First Weekend Union Garrison at Fort Clinch State Park.  This program will allow visitors to interact with living historians to experience life in the fort as it was in 1864. The grounds will be bustling with soldiers in period costumes involved in firing demonstrations, marching drills, cooking and daily activities. Ladies in their dresses, settlers displaying their wares, fife players and drummer boys bring every part of the civil war era to life.

June 8th through the 24th, 2017.  Amelia Island Community Theatre‘s performance of “The Explorers Club”. Visit the theatre’s website for full schedule and to purchase tickets.

June 8th through the 24th, 2017.  Amelia Musical Playhouse presents Fiddler on the Roof.  A musical theatre tradition, Fiddler on the Roof tells the story of Tevye the dairyman, who tries to protect his daughters and his way of life from a rapidly changing world.

June 10th, 2017.  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 1st and 2nd, 2017.  First Weekend Union Garrison at Fort Clinch State Park.  This program will allow visitors to interact with living historians to experience life in the fort as it was in 1864. The grounds will be bustling with soldiers in period costumes involved in firing demonstrations, marching drills, cooking and daily activities. Ladies in their dresses, settlers displaying their wares, fife players and drummer boys bring every part of the civil war era to life.

July 8th, 2017.  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 5th and 6th, 2017.  First Weekend Union Garrison at Fort Clinch State Park.  This program will allow visitors to interact with living historians to experience life in the fort as it was in 1864. The grounds will be bustling with soldiers in period costumes involved in firing demonstrations, marching drills, cooking and daily activities. Ladies in their dresses, settlers displaying their wares, fife players and drummer boys bring every part of the civil war era to life.

August 10th through the 26th, 2017.  Amelia Island Community Theatre‘s performance of “Avenue Q”. Visit the theatre’s website for full schedule and to purchase tickets.

August 12th, 2017.  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 2nd and 3rd, 2017.  First Weekend Union Garrison at Fort Clinch State Park.  This program will allow visitors to interact with living historians to experience life in the fort as it was in 1864. The grounds will be bustling with soldiers in period costumes involved in firing demonstrations, marching drills, cooking and daily activities. Ladies in their dresses, settlers displaying their wares, fife players and drummer boys bring every part of the civil war era to life.

September 9th, 2017.  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 7th and 8th, 2017.  First Weekend Union Garrison at Fort Clinch State Park.  This program will allow visitors to interact with living historians to experience life in the fort as it was in 1864. The grounds will be bustling with soldiers in period costumes involved in firing demonstrations, marching drills, cooking and daily activities. Ladies in their dresses, settlers displaying their wares, fife players and drummer boys bring every part of the civil war era to life.

October 14th, 2017.  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 4th and 5th, 2017.  First Weekend Union Garrison at Fort Clinch State Park.  This program will allow visitors to interact with living historians to experience life in the fort as it was in 1864. The grounds will be bustling with soldiers in period costumes involved in firing demonstrations, marching drills, cooking and daily activities. Ladies in their dresses, settlers displaying their wares, fife players and drummer boys bring every part of the civil war era to life.

November 11th, 2017.  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.

December 1st and 2nd, 2017.  Holiday Home Tour.  Tour some of the loveliest Victorian homes located in the Historic District, each decorated for the holidays by a local florist/decorator.  For tickets call 904-261-7379, extension 100, or email info@ameliamuseum.org.

December 2nd and 3rd, 2017.  First Weekend Union Garrison at Fort Clinch State Park.  This program will allow visitors to interact with living historians to experience life in the fort as it was in 1864. The grounds will be bustling with soldiers in period costumes involved in firing demonstrations, marching drills, cooking and daily activities. Ladies in their dresses, settlers displaying their wares, fife players and drummer boys bring every part of the civil war era to life.

December 7th, 2017.  Lighted Christmas Parade.   

December 8th through the 10th, 2017.  Dickens on Centre Street.  Banish the “bah humbugs” and travel back to Tiny Tim’s time as downtown Fernandina Beach transforms into an authentic Victorian holiday festival during the Dickens on Centre experience. Hear heavenly carolers and roving musicians. Marvel at jugglers and stilt walkers. Taste Victorian-style goodies. Meet an old-fashioned Saint Nick, sample Victorian goodies and visit local shops for unique gifts. It should be as fun as the Dickens.

December 9th, 2017.  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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