Where to See Live Pro Sports Near Fernandina Beach

When you come to Fernandina Beach, there are so many things you can do with your family. Besides lounging around on the beach, there are many shops, restaurants, local parks, and historical areas to visit. If you’re staying in a beach rental near Jacksonville, why not venture over and watch a sporting event?

Besides the NFL, Jacksonville is home to many minor-league affiliate teams that are fun to watch for the day!

Here are the Pro Sports teams that can be found in the Jacksonville area when you stay in an Amelia Island vacation rental

Jacksonville Jaguars

The Jacksonville Jaguars are one of Florida’s two teams in the NFL. When you come to a game at the TIAA Bank Field, you can pick up gear from your favorite players in the gift shop, and then have a beer, a hot dog, and enjoy a game of football. The open stadium allows you to enjoy the beautiful Jacksonville weather when you come to a game. TIAA Bank Field is less than 40 miles away from Fernandina Beach and your Amelia Island oceanfront rental

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Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp

While Jacksonville may not have an MLB team, the minor league team, the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp, is still just as fun to watch. 121 Financial Ballpark is roughly 40 miles away from Fernandina Beach, making a quick day trip to Jacksonville for a minor league baseball game easy. Watch as potential future Miami Marlins take the plate!

Jacksonville Sharks

If the Jaguars aren’t playing at home during your stay, check out the Jacksonville Sharks arena football! Arena football is played during the summer, so you can experience football during your summer vacation! The Jacksonville Sharks play at Veteran’s Memorial Arena in Jacksonville. The Sharks have many exciting events and activities for fans to enjoy and even have sections to watch the game on the field! 

Jacksonville Armada

Don’t think soccer has been left out! The Jacksonville Armada is the area’s pro soccer team that has been drawing in crowds lately. The Armada will start its season in the spring and run until the middle of July. This is a perfect event to come to during the spring when you come for a cooler vacation. The Armada is Jacksonville’s first professional soccer team since 1980 and since have developed a rich soccer culture. You can find them playing at Hodges Stadium, a beautiful outdoor arena that is perfect for enjoying the Florida spring air. 

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Jacksonville Icemen

While Florida may have two NHL teams, Jacksonville is home to the ECHL affiliate, the Jacksonville Icemen! This team is the ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers and the Hartford Wolfpack. You can see many aspiring NHLers hit the ice and play hockey! You’ll be able to find the Jacksonville Icemen play from mid-October until mid to late April. Seeing the Jacksonville Icemen play in Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena is the perfect fall and winter activity!

Where To Stay on Amelia Island

No matter if you’re here for one of the amazing boat rentals or to stay on the sand of Fernandina Beach, we have amazing Amelia Island condo rentals that will make your vacation feel like a home away from home. You can choose an extended stay rental or a short stay rental. No matter what you need, we have a rental in our extensive catalog for you and your entire family to get the relaxation they deserve.