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Beaches Spring Travel

Amelia Island Beaches Officially Closed

First, Florida State Parks closed down Fort Clinch and Amelia Island State Park. Then Fernandina closed its city beaches. Hours later, Nassau County’s Executive Order No. 2 closed the remaining beachfront on Amelia Island effective at 6 AM, Sun., March 22, 2020.

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Downtown Topics Spring Travel

Shrimp Festival Canceled Amid Coronavirus Concerns

The 2020 Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival has been canceled.

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Marketplace Spring Travel

Coronavirus Impacts Hospitality Industry

Amelia Island tourism is a dominant industry here. The travel/leisure/hospitality sector is feeling the sting of the coronavirus outbreak more than others.

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Amelia Concours Spring Travel

Amelia Concours d’Elegance 2020 Highlights

Browse highlights of 25th Annual Amelia Concours. This includes two free events — one downtown in Fernandina, the other (Cars & Coffee) happening at golf course.

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Amelia Concours Spring Travel

Cars & Coffee At The Concours 2020

A free event happening Sat., March 7, 2020, is a huge display of 450 classic and exotic cars from local car clubs at Golf Club of Amelia.

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Beaches Nature Winter

Effort To Save Rare Right Whale Newborn

A team of experts from around the USA have been on Amelia Island at the Florida-Georgia border in recent days. They had a challenging mission.