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Evening Glow Downtown Fernandina Beach photo by AmeliaIslandLiving.com

Fernandina’s Dickens On Centre 2016 and Lighted Parade

Experience the Victorian vibe of downtown Fernandina this Christmas season 2016 during special weekend event, “Dickens on Centre.”

Fernandina's Fairbanks House

2016 Holiday Cookie Tour of Inns

Tour six of Fernandina’s grand, historic homes, decorated for Christmas while nibbling delicious cookies. See inside the lovely bed & breakfast inns located in the downtown historic district.

Lesesne House on Centre Street, Downtown Fernandina Historic District

Amelia Island Holiday Home Tour 2016

Amelia Island’s Holiday Home Tour 2016 offers a rare opportunity to see inside some of Fernandina’s historic, private homes, including Centre Street’s Lesesne House circa 1860.

Fort Clinch Presents "History of the American Soldier"

Fort Clinch Historic Salute To Veterans

The biggest event of the year at Fort Clinch is a special Veterans Day salute to American soldiers throughout history. Weapons firing demonstrations, interactive timeline, music by Nassau Community Band.

Veterans Day Parade Fernandina Beach

Veterans Day Parade Nov. 11, 2016 Fernandina Beach

Head to downtown Fernandina Beach on Friday, November 11, 2016 and line Centre Street to watch the annual Veterans Day Parade.

Entry Gate, Dungeness Ruins on Cumberland Island, Georgia photo

Cumberland Island Update After Matthew

Cumberland Island National Seashore has been closed since hurricane Matthew, but will reopen for day trips October 28th with ferry service to Sea Camp dock only. Read more…

Family Time Seaside in Fernandina Beach, Florida on Atlantic Coast

Happiest Seaside Towns in America?

Coastal Living magazine has released a list of ten nominees for America’s “Happiest Seaside Town” of 2017. Fernandina Beach, Florida and nine other towns from east coast to west made the cut. Vote online for your favorite seaside town.

Downtown Fernandina Beach Car Show, Amelia Cruizers

Amelia Cruizers Classic Car Show Downtown

CLASSIC CAR SHOW SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2016: The Amelia Cruizers 8 Flags Car Show in downtown Fernandina Beach is being filmed for national broadcast by “My Classic Car” TV show.

Enjoy Unique Epicurian Experience at Omni Amelia Island Plantation's "Sprouting Project"

Amelia Island “Sprouting Project” Epicurian Experience

LOCAL SUSTAINABILITY: Omni Amelia Island Plantation resort guests and local residents alike can attend special dinners throughout the year at “The Sprouting Project.”

Beehives at Cumberland Island's Greyfield Garden

Barrier Island Beekeeping at Florida-Georgia Border

Amelia Island, Florida and neighboring Cumberland Island, Georgia have busy bees and their keepers crafting honey. This includes apiaries at local resorts producing honey used in culinary dishes, honey-infused cocktails and spa treatments.