See “Best in Show” winners of 2015 Amelia Concours d’Elegance. Record breaking event in both attendance (32,000) & collector sales (over $100 million sold at 3 auto auctions during Amelia Concours week).
It is abundantly clear. Tourism is a booming industry here on Amelia Island and around the state. The local tourist council projects 600,000 tourists will visit Amelia Island during 2015.
Free Landscape Matters class April 1, 2015 on “Nuisance Wildlife” at the Nassau County Extension office in Yulee, Florida. Also, free April plant clinics to diagnose problems in local residents’ landscapes (bring samples).
Fernandina Beach is “a delightful town with historic flavor, industrial grit and a gift-box assortment of amenities. It is something to behold — tourists flock here for that reason.”
One weekend a year on Amelia Island, a single collector car can sell for more than the highest priced waterfront estate on Amelia Island.
Amelia National Golf Club, featuring a Tom Fazio golf course, has a new state-of-the-art tennis facility with 8 courts, clinics and tournaments. ICI Homes, “Builder of the Year” opened a new new model home, the Egret II, its most popular floor plan.