Amelia Island Turtle Trot 2012

Start Labor Day Monday with a spectacular beach sunrise followed by a feel-good event supporting sea turtles.  

Pink Plumes & Blooms: Spoonbills, Saltmarsh Mallow

Observe nature’s pink in plumes and blooms by venturing into Egans Greenway this summer in Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island, Florida. It’s one of the best spots on the island for birdwatching and native wildflowers.

Sea Turtle Groupies Attend Nest Dig Gigs on Amelia Island

Like rock bands, Amelia Island Sea Turtle Watch volunteers attract groupies who follow their turtle gigs.

Amelia Island Bands & Barbecue Beach Cookoff

2011 Great Southern Tailgate Cookoff August 26-27 features live bands and pro barbecue competition oceanfront. Special Amelia Island hotel deals. Admission is free to enjoy bands at the beach (Bush Doctors, Mustang Sally, Hoffman’s Voodoo, The Impediments, Touch of Grey and Wet Willie). Arts & crafts area and beach volleyball tournament. Food and beverages for purchase.

AMELIA ISLAND: So What’s New Since Last Summer?

Haven’t been on Amelia Island since last summer or planning a first trip? For those unlocking the door to a summer beach escape, check out these tidbits about new stuff around Fernandina and the beaches.

Guarding The Beach: Fernandina Beach, Florida’s City Lifeguards

AT THE SEASIDE: Warm weather, sunshine, barefoot at the beach. The summer season has arrived at beautiful Atlantic coast beaches of Fernandina in northeast Florida.