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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 1st through March 1st, 2015.  Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival Winter Concert Series.

February 7th and 8th, 2015.  Union Garrison at Fort Clinch State Park.  The Weekend Garrison allows 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, sutlers displaying their wares, fife players and drummer boys bring every part of the civil war era to life.

February 12th through the 28th, 2015.  Amelia Island Community Theatre‘s performance of “Grease”.  One word says it all for this popular musical.  For full information including prices and availability please visit their website.

February 19th through the 21st.  Amelia Island Book Festival.

March 7th and 8th, 2015.  Union Garrison at Fort Clinch State Park.  The Weekend Garrison allows 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, sutlers displaying their wares, fife players and drummer boys bring every part of the civil war era to life.

March 14th, 2015: 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.

March 21st and 22nd, 2015.  Confederate Garrison at Fort Clinch State Park.  The Weekend Garrison allows 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, sutlers displaying their wares, fife players and drummer boys bring every part of the civil war era to life.

March 28th and 29th, 2015:  Goin’ Coastal Music Series is proud to announce the return of the Slide into Spring Music and Craft Beer FestivalThis year the event will be taken to a whole other level. The event has been pushed to a 2-day event, has an over-the-top music lineup, increased entertainment zone, early morning yoga seminars, a beach clean-up and much, much more.  Saturday, they stick to the roots of the first year with a funky music line-up, craft beer tasting and area food trucks. Performers include Post Pluto, The Corbitt Brothers, 5-time Grammy Winner Trae Pierce and his band The T-Stones, The Fritz, Turkuaz and Andrew Altman with the rest of Railroad Earth.  Sunday, they bring in a true island vibe with a reggae inspired day. Before the shows, they will have a beach yoga retreat followed by a mass beach clean-up. Performers include Spiritual Rez, The Supervillains, The Wailers, and the event closes with a true superstar Matisyahu.  Tickets are on sale at Eventbrite.com.

April 4th and 5th, 2015.  Union Garrison at Fort Clinch State Park.  The Weekend Garrison allows 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, sutlers displaying their wares, fife players and drummer boys bring every part of the civil war era to life.

April 9th through the 25th, 2015.  Amelia Island Community Theatre‘s performance of “Inherit The Wind”.  Considered one of the outstanding dramas of our time. For full information including prices and availability please visit their website.

April 11th, 2015: 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 18th, 2015: Amelia Island Garden ShowSpringtime blossoms on Amelia Island when the annual Garden Show comes to Central Park on April 18 and 19.  The Show brings exhibitors from around the Southeast as well as an array of family-friendly activities focused on the beauty of nature and wildlife.  With growers and nurseries from around the state the Amelia Island Garden Show will feature growers with a full assortment of flowers and plants, fruit trees and palms, orchids, herbs, container gardens, native plants, butterfly-friendly plants, shrubs, garden accessories and more.

April 18th and 19th, 2015.  Spanish American War Event at Fort Clinch State Park. 
A 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 the armament and period military equipment.

April 30th through May 3rd, 2015: Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival.  The Festival starts with the Pirates Parade which passes right in front of the inn on Thursday night.  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.

May 2nd and 3rd, 2015.  Union Garrison at Fort Clinch State Park.  The Weekend Garrison allows 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, sutlers displaying their wares, fife players and drummer boys bring every part of the civil war era to life.

May 9th, 2015: 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 9th through May 31st, 2015.  Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival Spring Concert Series.

May 23rd and 24th, 2015.  World War II Event at Fort Clinch State Park.  A Memorial Day Weekend program to honor 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.

June 5th through the 14th, 2015:  Rendezvous Film Festival.   A 9-day film festival with locations throughout Amelia Island.  Events include themed nights. international nights, a 3-day interactive film expo, and outdoor film screenings, multiple concerts, red carpet events and many other chances to rub elbows with the film industry.

June 6th and 7th, 2015.  Union Garrison at Fort Clinch State Park.  The Weekend Garrison allows 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, sutlers displaying their wares, fife players and drummer boys bring every part of the civil war era to life.

June 11th through the 27th, 2015.  Amelia Island Community Theatre‘s performance of “Fox On The Fairway”.  Ken Ludwig (Lend Me a Tenor) sets his comic sights on the world of golf.  For full information including prices and availability please visit their website.

June 13th, 2015: 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 and 5th, 2015.  Union Garrison at Fort Clinch State Park.  The Weekend Garrison allows 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, sutlers displaying their wares, fife players and drummer boys bring every part of the civil war era to life.

July 11th, 2015: 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 and 2nd, 2015.  Union Garrison at Fort Clinch State Park.  The Weekend Garrison allows 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, sutlers displaying their wares, fife players and drummer boys bring every part of the civil war era to life.

August 8th, 2015: 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 13th through the 29th, 2015.  Amelia Island Community Theatre‘s performance of “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change”.  A musical comedy about love and marriage.  For full information including prices and availability please visit their website.

September 5th and 6th, 2015.  Union Garrison at Fort Clinch State Park.  The Weekend Garrison allows 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, sutlers displaying their wares, fife players and drummer boys bring every part of the civil war era to life.

September 12th, 2015: 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 19th and 20th, 2015.  Spanish American War Event at Fort Clinch State Park.  A 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 the armament and period military equipment.

October 3rd and 4th, 2015.  Union Garrison at Fort Clinch State Park.  The Weekend Garrison allows 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, sutlers displaying their wares, fife players and drummer boys bring every part of the civil war era to life.

October 10th, 2015: 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 10th and 11th, 2015.  Confederate Garrison at Fort Clinch State Park.  The Weekend Garrison allows 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, sutlers displaying their wares, fife players and drummer boys bring every part of the civil war era to life.

November 7th and 8th, 2015.  Union Garrison at Fort Clinch State Park.  The Weekend Garrison allows 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, sutlers displaying their wares, fife players and drummer boys bring every part of the civil war era to life.

November 14th and 15th, 2015.  Petanque America Open.  Amelia Island is the venue for the international community of Pétanque. Players compete at the downtown marina, surrounded by plenty of cafes, restaurants and shops – much like the French Mediterranean coast, where Pétanque started in 1907.

November 14th, 2015: 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 14th and 15th, 2015.  History of the American Soldier at Fort Clinch State Park.  Join in this interactive salute to our armed forces. Visitors will enjoy two days filled with military history and displays from the Revolutionary War to present day while interacting with living historians from each major U.S. military conflict. Period music and firing demonstrations will also highlight the experience. Veterans and active duty military are invited to come dressed in uniform.

December 5th and 6th, 2015.  Union Garrison at Fort Clinch State Park.  The Weekend Garrison allows 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, sutlers displaying their wares, fife players and drummer boys bring every part of the civil war era to life.

December 12th, 2015: 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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