Events to Attend

~ More Things To Do Every Month on Amelia ~

Ghost Walking Tour

On most nights of the week Amelia Island Ghost Tours is out calling all souls. Learn hauntingly good ghost stories through the skillful storytelling of your local guide. Historic Tours also available, call (904) 548-0996 or visit

Fort Clinch Nature Walks

Hike through a coastal hammock with a guide and learn about native plants and animals as you walk around Willow Pond Trail. Offered on Saturdays. (904) 277-7274


Art Walk – First Friday of each month – Self-guided tour of galleries, bistros, and other venues. Tour brochures and maps are available at participating galleries.
(904) 277-2717

Blues Night

The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island Lobby Lounge has “Blues Night” with the Instant Groove each Thursday from 8 p.m. to midnight.

Bluegrass Mondays

Bluegrass Monday nights @ The Frisky Mermaid Bar & Grille.Plus enjoy Blues and Jazz on Fridays and Saturdays 8:00 p.m.-Midnight Located at 22 South Third Street, Fernandina Beach

Latin Dancing

The Marti Latin Dance Club presents Latin dancing every Friday night at the Florida House Inn, 22 South Third Street, Fernandina Beach. Free lessons from 9-10 p.m.; Dancing until 2 a.m. Free admission and full bar hosted by Kinder Studios. Call 904-261-3300

Fort Clinch Re-enactments

First Weekend on Saturday and Sunday – Step back in time to the Civil War era and watch “soldiers” carrying out their duties. Witness candle-making, woodworking, blacksmith demonstrations, and re-enactments of history. (904) 277-7274

John Springer on Piano

John Springer on piano every Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday @ Beech Street Grill, 801 Beech Street, Fernandina Beach. Call 904-277-3662

FREE Community Concert

The Historic Fernandina Business Association announces the 2008 “Sounds on Centre” Concert Series beginning on March 7, 2008. This year’s event will be held the first Friday of each month from March through October except for May. Concerts will be from 6-8 p.m. on Centre Street between Front and Second street.

Nashville Songwriters Association International

Nashville Songwriters Association International meets the second Tuesday of each month from 7-10 p.m. at the Florida House Inn conference room at 22 South Third Street, Fernandina Beach. Songwriters of all genres and from all over are welcome. The intention is to support songwriters to grow in their art and craft and learn how to navigate the business side of the songwriting world. Contact local coordinator Christine-Anne at 491-8676

Songwriting Contests

Every Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.-midnight @ The Frisky Mermaid Bar & Grille located at 22 South Third Street, Fernandina Beach. Call 904-261-3300

Shag Dancing

Shag Dancing and Lessons from 4-8 p.m. on Sundays. The Frisky Mermaid Bar & Grille located at 22 South Third Street, Fernandina Beach. Call 261-3300

First Gallery Walk

Enjoy Amelia Island’s art galleries in the evening hours during a monthly walking tour of the historic district’s galleries. The first Friday evening of each month from 6 to 9 p.m. (904) 277-2717

Amelia Island Plantation’s Nature Program

Extensive nature program offering a wide variety of educational programs and tours both on and off Amelia Island Plantation. Some of the off property tours are a Cumberland Island excursion, a Fort Clinch tour, the Okefenokee Swamp, the Kingsley Plantation, the Egan’s Creek Greenway, and Beaks/Talbot Island State Park.

Other programs include Birds of Amelia, Bird Watching 101, Back Porch Birding, Shell and Shark Tooth Hunt, Beachside Naturalist Walk, Crab Grab, Wind, Water, and Sand, Flora and Fauna, Nature Photography, Woodland Walk, Children’s Discovery, Critter Talk, Amelia at Night, Stargazing, Naturalist Kayak, Nature Bike Hike, and Edible Plant.

(888) 261-6161 or (904) 261-6161 or Event Calendar