Amelia Island’s Spring Events & Festivals 2014

Amelia Island’s top two tourism events happen in the spring season — the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance in March, and Fernandina’s Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival in May. Other spring events include the Amelia Island Garden Show, a nature-focused festival “Wild Amelia”, and the Chamber Music Festival.

Amelia Island’s Grand Event Showcases Man’s Love of Cars Throughout History

RARE COLLECTOR CARS: Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, one of the top automotive shows in the world, attracts muckety-mucks and motorheads alike. See some of the planet’s finest collector automobiles in beautiful barrier island setting.

Garden Talk Q & A and March 2014 Clinics, Nassau County Extension

It’s time to start fertilizing lemon trees in March, read tips and also learn how to prune them. Want to try cutting your water bill a bit? Make a rain barrel for watering your garden to conserve (and/or cap sprinkler heads in zones for some shrubs that really don’t need extra watering). See more about other March gardening clinics, too.

Tracking Turtles: Amelia Island’s 2013 Sea Turtle Nesting Season

Sea Turtle Watch volunteers monitor Amelia Island’s beaches daily, mark new nests, and record data after the nests have hatched. Watch a sea turtle nest excavation, a wonderful learning experience.

50th Anniversary Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival

Fernandina is celebrating half a century of the Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival May 3-5, 2013 on Amelia Island in northeast Florida. It’s “The Year of the Golden Shrimp” as 2013 marks the 50th Anniversary. Note this year the change in schedule of the Shrimp Festival Parade. It’s been moved to take place the week before the Festival on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 11 am. Pablo Cruise is the headliner band this year playing Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 4:30 pm on the river.

WHAT’S NEW? Amelia Island Travel News Springtime 2013

Springtime on northeast Florida’s Amelia Island has brought with it new dining experiences, new activities and upgraded accommodations, including the reopening of Omni Amelia Island Plantation. Spring is an ideal time to enjoy what is new and noteworthy on Amelia Island.

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.