Amelia Island July SunSplash Review

This FREE summer concert series takes place ON the beach, near Seaside park on Amelia Island and Sadler Road beach access.

Amelia Island July SunSplash Review

Amelia Island July SunSplash Review

The July Amelia Island Sunsplash cemented the idea that the Sadler Road area of the beach welcomes more activities. The white sand and the large surf welcomed large crowds for a perfect, breezy day at the beach. If you missed it, have no fear this FREE Reggae concert returns to the beach again on August 7th, the first Saturday of the month and the final 2010 concert will be held on September 4, 2010.

Amelia Island SunSplash is a combined effort of many businesses such as Caribbean Breeze, the Pipeline Surf Shop and Sliders Seaside Inn. Even the City of Fernandina Beach is involved in this great full day of family oriented events.

August 7, 2010 Schedule of Events

9:00 AM: Beach Cleanup with Keep Nassau Beautiful
10:00 Eastern Surfing Association’s contest
11:00 to Noon: Sandcastle Contest
11 to 6:00 PM: 4 on 4 beach volleyball sponsored by Half Time Sports Bar and Grill
1:00 PM: Free concert by Scholar’s Word (“This is homegrown reggae from the heart by a group that has a good grip on roots reggae and a better understanding of what’s going on in the world today than congress and the President combined. – THE BEAT Magazine, volume 26, #3, 2007”)
3:00 PM: Fun and friendly swimwear fashion show
4:00 PM: Free concert with Fourth Dimension live in concert (“FOURTH DIMENSION will take you on an innovative musical journey while breaking all the rules of the space time-continuum. It is an experience you do not want to miss.”)

Video from the July Amelia Island SunSplash

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3yJQzuRjCLw

Click here to see the June Amelia Island SunSplash.

If you are from out of town, there are four great hotels within walking distance:

    Amelia Hotel at the Beach
    Days Inn
    Hampton Inn at the Beach
    Residence Inn Marriott

Relax and Ride offers shuttle service for only $1.00 when you park at the K-Mart parking lot on Sadler Road, Amelia Island and the mobile stage, sound reinforcement and event management services are provided by Big-O Productions.

Here is the latest press release:

“The August 7th Amelia Island SunSplash is gearing up to be the best concert of the year, so far. This FREE summer concert series takes place ON the beach, near Seaside park on Amelia Island and Sadler Road beach access. There is free parking at the K-Mart in Fernandina Beach, and beach-friendly shuttle for $1. So bring your beach chairs, umbrella, dig your toes in the sand and enjoy some positive vibrations!

We invite everyone to come out at 9am for an informal beach cleanup with Keep Nassau Beautiful. The Eastern Surfing Association – First Coast Florida District surfing contest starts at 10am, featuring some of the areas best surfers of all ages. Beach Rentals will be hosting the kid’s sandcastle contest at 11am, with judging at noon. Beach volleyball and a mini tournament are open to all 11-6. Enjoy food from Sliders Seaside Bar & Grill and Halftime Sports Bar & Grill. Caribbean Breeze sun care products will be handing out free samples, as well as free product tosses from many other vendors.

Jacksonville native Scholar’s Word will be taking the stage at 1pm, playing their original roots reggae. Pipeline Surf Shop will be hosting a swimwear fashion show at 3pm to keep you in the now on all the latest beach fashions. Then, we will rock the beach 4-6pm with the reggae sounds of Fourth Dimension from Miami, Florida.

Don’t miss the grande finale on September 4th, featuring the best reggae music on the East coast. Come hear “Oprah’s favorite reggae band” Jah-Works from Baltimore MD, and The Resolvers from Deerfield Beach, FL live in concert.

This is a free, community-supported event and we need your help to make this event grow. To volunteer a little of your time, please contact Melissa by email. For more information and detailed schedule, please visit www.aiSunSplash.com

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4 Comments

  1. ameliadude

    The weather was perfect, the bands were great and the people were fantastic. Cant wait to see what August brings. Dont miss it!!!

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