Fernandina July 4th Holiday Weekend Events

Celebrate the 2015 Fourth of July holiday weekend in Fernandina Beach. An Independence Day Parade will be held Saturday at 6 pm on Centre Street, fireworks downtown over the river at 9:30 pm, and lots of fun activities in between.

Rip Currents Take Lives in Northeast Florida

BEWARE RIP CURRENTS: A dream day at the seashore can quickly turn into a nightmare. Always enter the ocean near lifeguard stations.

Nassau’s Free Gardening Classes & Clinics, June 2015

FREE “Troubleshooting Lawn Problems” class and a free clinic to solve your plant problems. Also learn about the benefits of bats. June’s gardening sessions at the Nassau County Extension.

Bike, Hike, Run: 6.2 Mile Amelia Island Trail

Bike riding has become one of the most popular leisure and fitness activities on Amelia Island enjoyed by visitors and residents alike.

JULY GARDENING TOPICS: Free Plant Clinic. Wildflowers

Wildflower False Dragonhead (physostegia) is identified as well as White Titi. Got problem plants? Bring samples to the experts at Nassau County Extension, free plant clinic to get solutions to gardening and landscape problems.

Amelia Island’s 4th of July Fireworks & Holiday Weekend

America’s 4th of July holiday weekend will be celebrated on Amelia Island with fireworks at the riverfront and beachfront, the Stars & Stripes Freedom Festival, Sounds on Centre free concert downtown in historic Fernandina Beach and a living history weekend at Fort Clinch State Park.

Coastal Nature: Share the Shore with Wildlife

Love nature and being outdoors? Love to take photos? Keep these things in mind when observing coastal wildlife.

Amelia Island Great Southern Tailgate Cook-off. BBQ & Bands at the Beach

The Great Southern Tailgate Cook-off happening at Main Beach in Fernandina August 23-24, 2013, is a free admission, 2-day BBQ competition featuring six bands and performers. Boston’s former lead singer, Fran Cosmo, is the headline performer this year. Tasty BBQ from competitors available for purchase.