Amelia Island October Events: Jazz & Wine Festivals, Car Show, Florida/Georgia Football

October is ideal for outdoor activities. Top events are Jazz & Wine Festivals, classic car show, Florida/Georgia football.

Explore Amelia Island’s Parks, Trails, Greenway

Enjoy outside recreational opportunities on Amelia Island, wonderful beach parks, trails and the Greenway.

Summer Slips Into Fall, Amelia Island

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.

BANDS & BBQ: Amelia Island Hosts Great Southern Tailgate Cook-off at Beach

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.

Fort Clinch Event: History of the American Soldier

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.

Halloween Ghost Tours, Carriage Rides & More

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.

Amelia Island’s Fall Beach Days, Nature, Outdoors

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.

Fernandina Beach, Home of the Pirates

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!