Events on Amelia Island

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Amelia Island Dance Festival - September

See world-class dance at Amelia Island Dance Festival.  September 8-10, 2023.  Performances feature leading artists, local professionals, and promising young dancers complemented by Master Classes are all available to the public.


Island Hop Craft Beer Festival - October

Discover Island Hop local and regional brewers of craft beer at Island Hop Craft Beer Festival, October 7, 2023.  With live music, food trucks, a dog park, a playground and a main Street Marketplace, Island Hop is a family-friendly event loaded with fun for all!


Amelia Island Jazz Festival - October

Beginning October 1-8, 2023, cool cats and music-lovers are treated to an incredible celebration of the all-American musical genre of jazz!  In the past, events included late night jams, dance nights, and evet jazz & wine tasting.


Zooma Amelia Island - October

Zooma races are created for women by women.  At Zooma, we believe every start line and every finish line is a triumph!  On October 14-16, Zooma Amelia Island half marathon, 12K, Lighthouse Look 5k, and Seaside Challenge come to town.


Right Whale Festival - November

Celebrating the annual return of endangered North Atlantic right whales to our warm coastal waters.  Join un November 5-6, for ocean-themed activities and exhibits that emphasize education and environmentally responsible adventures and products.


Petanque Amelia Island Open - November

The Petanque Amelia Island Open, November 10-12, 2023, is the largest Petanque event in America, drawing players from all over the globe to compete for the Petanque championship in the beautiful Fernandina Harbor.


Holiday Home Tour - December

Brought to you by the Amelia Island Museum of History, the annual Holiday Home Tour will showcase a collection of beautiful and historic Victorian houses in Fernandina Beach decked out in their finest for the season.  December 1-2, 2023.


Dickens on Centre - December

Join us December 7-10 for our traditional Dickens on Centre street festival!  Enjoy costumed characters, themed entertainment, visits from Saint Nick, and a variety of vendors selling seasonal wares in a classic English village.