Collector Autos Worth $55 Million Sold in 2 Days on Amelia Island, Florida

It was a duesy of a weekend on Amelia Island. See scenes of the 18th Annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance 2013 at the seaside setting of Golf Club of Amelia, Summer Beach, adjacent to The Amelia Island Ritz-Carlton. Sensational collector cars were showcased on this tiny barrier island in northeast Florida, bursting at its shores with automotive enthusiasts. This event of global appeal brings investors of rare collector cars, motorheads, automotive experts, top industry journalists, and car lovers in general. The top single sale on Amelia Island over the weekend was a 1935 Duesenberg Model SJ Convertible Coupe that sold for $4.51 million.

TOP POSH EVENT: Highlights of Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance March 2013

Amelia Island in northeast Florida hosts an elite event each March not to be missed, even if you’re not a car buff. It’s a time of glamour, glitz and gleaming chrome. There will be more treasure than the pirates (who once roamed Amelia Island’s shores) could have ever imagined. A single automobile can surpass the value of a high-end oceanfront property on this tiny resort island during the March weekend, at the Amelia Concours d’Elegance.

Miss Shrimp Festival Scholarship Pageant 2012, Fernandina Beach

The deadline for young ladies to register to compete in the Miss Shrimp Festival Pageant is April 10, 2012. An annual tradition during the Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival (held the first weekend in May each year), high school level juniors and seniors are eligible to enter and must live in Nassau County, Florida.

Amelia Island’s Most Prestigious, Glamorous Event

Cars from some of the world’s most prominent corporate, public and private collections will be on display this weekend on Amelia Island, Florida. Amelia Island’s most prestigious event of the year, the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance will be held March 9-11, 2012 on the 10th and 18th fairways of The Golf Club of Amelia Island at Summer Beach adjacent to The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island. The honoree for 2012 will be rally and endurance racing legend, Vic Elford.

Highlights of 2012 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

AN EVENT THAT DELIVERS THE WOW FACTOR: Tickets are on sale for Amelia Island’s signature March event, the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, a rare collector car show recognized as one of the best of its kind in the world.

Fort Clinch State Park Honors World War II Soldiers

A great place to be Memorial Day weekend is Fort Clinch State Park, where people can honor what this holiday was intended for and at the same time also enjoy the beach. Learn about the uniforms, weapons, vehicles and lifestyle of soldiers who were part of World War II during the 1940s.

Jacksonville Symphony In Fernandina For Concert

Amelia Residents In Action for the Symphony (ARIAS) is hosting its annual concert, “Let Freedom Ring,” in Fernandina Beach featuring the Jacksonville Symphony. Returning as guest conductor, Fawzi Haimor and the Jacksonville Symphony will be celebrating Memorial Day and America with an Amelia Island concert on Thursday, May 26, 2011 at 8:00 pm at the […]

Fernandina Beach Memorial Day Holiday Weekend Pub Crawl, Beach Bash

Crawl pubs Sunday, May 29, 2011 Memorial Day holiday weekend from 4 pm to 7 pm with drinks specials at eight bars in historic Fernandina Beach, Florida. Pirate’s Punch, Irish Car Bombs, Margaritas and more with live bands at six bars. Also, Sandy Bottoms “Beach Bash” Main Beach Park, live entertainment all weekend.