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Downtown Topics Highlights Travel

Fernandina Beach Shrimping History

This documentary-style, “Editor’s Pick” video about Fernandina’s shrimping history features aerial views of Amelia Island with interesting interviews plus vintage images and old film footage.

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Downtown Topics Perspective Winter

Fernandina’s Marina Makeover

The Fernandina Beach Marina and boat ramp downtown are closed. A long-awaited marina makeover is underway. As of this writing (February 2019), if all goes as scheduled, the anticipated marina reopening is possibly by late summer 2019. UPDATE: Delayed, new opening target month is MARCH 2020. For those who have not had the opportunity to […]

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Downtown Topics Travel Winter

Fa La La La La Fernandina! December 2018 Festive Events

December 2018 ‘Tis the season when downtown is decked in its holiday best. There will be sounds of merriment and glowing scenes around downtown Fernandina during a Victorian-themed Christmas street festival, a lighted Christmas parade and New Year’s Eve fireworks display. “Three’s a charm,” and in the historic setting of downtown Fernandina, these “Top 3” […]

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Autumn Downtown Topics Travel

Fernandina 8 Flags Car Show

It’s that time of the year, when autumn brings relief from the dog days of summer and humidity recedes here at the coast, a wonderful time for outdoor activities on Amelia Island, Florida. It’s in October each year that a favorite outdoor event occurs in downtown Fernandina. Hundreds of classic collector vehicles and their owners […]