October is ideal for outdoor activities. Top events are Jazz & Wine Festivals, classic car show, Florida/Georgia football.
Enjoy outside recreational opportunities on Amelia Island, wonderful beach parks, trails and the Greenway.
Enjoy the change of seasons and upcoming festivals, concerts, and Amelia Island’s coastal nature. It’s a great time to be outdoors — biking, hiking, and golfing.
VIP Pig Pub is new addition this year to the Great Southern Tailgate Cook-off happening August 24-25, 2012 oceanfront in Fernandina at Main Beach Park. BBQ lovers attending the two-day, family-friendly event can enjoy the FREE concerts featuring six bands at the beach, including headliners, Little River Band, while sampling the tasty creations of some of the top BBQ competitors in the country.
A fantastic opportunity awaits at Fort Clinch State Park, a special once-a-year event to remember and honor veterans while experiencing a timeline of American soldiers throughout history. Browse military displays, watch firing demonstrations of vintage weapons, and interact with living historians on November 12, 2011.
Fernandina’s downtown historic district features ghost tours, horse & carriage rides, and “Murder Mystery” weekend at Hoyt House. Amelia Community Theatre is holding a kid-oriented Halloween Hoopla. Family fun awaits at Conner’s farm in Nassau County, FL with corn maze and pumpkin patch.
There’s lots of time to enjoy lazy days at the shore on this northeast Florida barrier island after Labor Day. September historic average temperatures in Fernandina Beach are a high of 85 and evening lows average 73 degrees. Then there’s October, a perfect month for outdoor activities.
Football season starts with the first Friday night home game at Fernandina Beach High School September 2, 2011. SEE 2011 HOME GAME SCHEDULE. Cold Stone Creamery, hot dogs and more will be served at concession stand. Swashbuckling Pirates to also invade the field. Come out and support the team!