Amelia Island Lighted Parade

Christmas is a holiday that’s known and loved for its illuminating moments and glittering appeal. When you’re looking for the best of both during your December Amelia Island stay, you’ll find it at the annual Amelia Island Lighted Parade! This beloved and highly anticipated event is one that welcomes locals and visitors alike to come and make the most of the holiday season in good company. The Amelia Island Lighted Parade is organized by America’s Youth and includes stunning lighted floats, bands, dancers, and more for spectators to enjoy when the sun goes down. This year, the Amelia Island Lighted Parade will be hosted on December 2 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm. Head over to Central Park at 1200 Atlantic Avenue in Fernandina Beach to grab a great spot to savor the parade sights at their best.  


Where is the best place(s) to experience Christmas on the Island?  

When you’re excited to spend Christmas on Amelia Island, you’ll find that focusing your time downtown, at the marina, and the local performance venues is a sure way to elevate your stay in holiday fun! 

What other events are great to attend?  

In addition to the Amelia Island Lighted Parade, visitors will enjoy the holiday performances that are on at local stops like the Amelia Community Theatre. The Amelia Musical Playhouse also puts on great holiday shows but make sure you book tickets in advance as spots typically fill up quickly. 

How does The Addison plan Christmas? 

When you book your stay at The Addison on Amelia Island, you’ll find a dedicated team has taken the time to create a fun and festive atmosphere through amazing décor and on-site holiday fare as well. Whether you’re looking for a relaxed holiday away or you’re excited to participate in every celebration possible, we can help guide you towards local events and keep you up to date about our on-site celebrations and holiday gatherings for guests. 

Book Today 

Enjoy an unforgettable journey to Amelia Island over Christmas and make sure you have luxurious accommodations to match by booking your stay at The Addison on Amelia Island. Reach out today to learn more!