There are many reasons why North Florida is such an wonderful place to visit (or live). The climate is spectacular; great for boating, golfing, surfing, fishing and other forms of sports and recreation. In addition, the area is rich in arts and entertainment, fine-dining, shopping and history. North Florida also offers miles of beautiful beaches and waterways, cultural pursuits from jazz and Scottish festivals, to hot clubs and remarkable, ethnically diverse restaurants.
Friday, December 23, 2016
Amelia Island and Fernandina Beach . . .
Fernandina Beach is on Amelia Island at Florida's northeast border. The city hosts the popular Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival and is known for great golf. Downtown Fernandina Beach also offers boutique shopping and a range of scrumptious restaurants. With 13 miles of pristine beaches, abundant wildlife and clear, calm waters, Amelia Island with its quaint charm has been a beloved destination for generations. Its upscale resorts and world-class spas combine with a charming collection of bed and breakfasts, historic sites and captivating festivals for an experience that’s uniquely Floridian. Come experience why Fernandina Beach and Amelia Island have consistently been among Florida’s highest-ranked island destinations.
During certain times throughout the year, visitors to Fernandina Beach and Amelia Island have the opportunity to witness and participate in various events and festivals.
Upcoming events . . .
Amelia Island Book Festival. Wordsmiths gather on Amelia Island each year for the Book Festival, featuring author talks, workshops, readings, luncheons and celebrations of the love of books in historic Fernandina Beach. There is also a FEATURED FREE KID’s AREA: Activities for children, readings by authors, geared to kids aged 3-12. See full details of schedule at the Amelia Island Book Festival’s website.
St. Michael Academy's Spring Carnival March 9th - 12th, 2017
Eight Flags Road Tour Car Display
Downtown Fernandina Beach along Centre Street
Relay for Life
Main Beach Park