Amelia Island Celebrates 4th of July, 2013: Family-Oriented, “Old-Fashioned” Holiday Weekend Events

Fourth of July holiday weekend 2013 on Amelia offers lots of fun things to do around the island to celebrate this summer holiday with friends and family. Watch fireworks on Thursday, July 4, 2013 either downtown in Fernandina at the riverfront or on the southend beachfront. Also happening over the holiday weekend 2013 is the Stars & Stripes Freedom Festival at Central Park, Sounds on Centre free concert downtown, and “Living History” re-enactments at Fort Clinch State Park.

Amelia Island Turtle Trot 2012

Start Labor Day Monday with a spectacular beach sunrise followed by a feel-good event supporting sea turtles.  

Pink Plumes & Blooms: Spoonbills, Saltmarsh Mallow

Observe nature’s pink in plumes and blooms by venturing into Egans Greenway this summer in Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island, Florida. It’s one of the best spots on the island for birdwatching and native wildflowers.