Calendar

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Nov
27
Wed
23rd Ritz Carlton Tree Lighting @ Ritz Carlton, Amelia Island
Nov 27 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Thousands of sparkling lights decorate The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, as guests and neighbors come together for the lighting of the island’s largest Christmas tree and launch of the world’s largest gingerbread pirate ship. Enjoy refreshments and entertainment from the Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival Brass Quintet. Festivities conclude with Santa’s arrival and a brilliant fireworks show overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.

Nov
29
Fri
2019 Pajama Party @ Downtown Fernandina
Nov 29 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Downtown Fernandina Beach has their own take on Black Friday. Stay in your pajamas and head downtown Friday, November 29, 2019, for the annual after Thanksgiving Pajama Party!

The fun begins at 8:00 a.m. with the merchant’s sidewalk sale. Shop in historic Fernandina Beach where you will find Black Friday specials, discounts, and refreshments while you shop. The young at heart can enjoy giant Jenga while listening to Bells by Pam Bell; music begins at 10:00 a.m., Hupp and Ray entertain at 10:30 a.m. and take your chance to win great prizes at the costume contest that begins at 11:00. Sam McDonald hits the stage at 1:00 p.m. and what Christmas Party would be complete without Santa Claus? Yes, Santa will be downtown, too.

Day After Thanksgiving Sunset Kayaking @ Amelia Island Kayak Excursions
Nov 29 @ 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Sunset – Kayaking – Cumberland Island! A fun way to burn off the extra calories consumed the day before. Be on the water at Sunset and Kayak Cumberland Island National Seashore – a wonderful mix of maritime forests, miles of sand dunes, and rich history.

Discover Cumberland via kayak. Not just a water’s view, but spend time on the Island too – shelling and enjoying the coastal atmosphere with sandbars and tidal pools. An experience – #1 Guest Rated local company. Don’t settle for a speed tour. Complimentary digital photo memory album included. Call at 904-557-5307 for reservations, and we are happy to answer any questions you may have in planning your kayak adventure.

*Reservations required. We look forward to kayaking with you. ~ The Bullington Family https://www.ameliaislandkayak.com/our-destination/cumberland-island/

Holiday Lights Omni Amelia Plantation @ The Shops of Omni Amelia Island Plantation
Nov 29 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Date: November 29, 2019
Time: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Kick off the holiday season at our annual tree lighting ceremony, Friday, November 29 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Join us for festive culinary creations, holiday crafts, elf training, inflatable fun, stilt walkers, s’mores and more!

Prices vary for food and beverage. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Barnabas Center through Omni Hotels & Resorts’ Say Goodnight to Hunger initiative. Free admission and open to the public. $20 activity wristbands will be available for purchase.

A Cornucopia of Song @ Story and Song Bookstore Bistro
Nov 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Join soprano Robyn Marie Lamp and pianist Gordon Roberts present their next recital, ‘A Cornucopia of Song’. This recital will feature a medley of songs and arias by American composers, including Samuel Barber, Marc Blitzstein, Carlisle Floyd, and Ernest Charles. $20 tickets available at the store, or by calling 904-601-2115

Nov
30
Sat
Fernandina Beach Market Place farmers market @ North Seventh Street
Nov 30 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Over 40 booths of seasonal produce, artisan foods, gourmet delights, freshly baked breads and pastries, home-made ice cream, beef, shrimp, scallops and salmon; flowers and plants, honey, jams, jellies, salsas and sauces, pasta, candles and so much more.

2019 Fernandina Tree Lighting @ Downtown Fernandina Beach
Nov 30 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Downtown Christmas Tree Lighting and Community Festival
Date: November 30, 2019
Time: 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Annual event adjacent to the Downtown Marina. Food vendors, merchandise vendors, bounce houses and Santa, culminating in lighting of our beautiful City Christmas tree.

Island Stock @ Downtown Fernandina Beach
Nov 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Free Community Concert Island Stock

November 30, 2019, 6 to 8 pm. Live music as a make-up date for Sounds on Centre. Island Stock will feature great music and a variety of local non profit booths. Family friendly event begins right after the tree lighting ceremony in downtown Fernandina Beach.

Dec
6
Fri
Holiday Home Tour 2019 @ Various locations downtown Fernandina Beach
Dec 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Amelia Island Museum of History’s 13th Annual Holiday Home Tour will be held on Friday, December 6th and Saturday, December 7th, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. and is a great way to get into the holiday spirit.

There are a couple of surprises this year, first, the five home tour of Victorian homes is back in beautiful, historic downtown Fernandina Beach, and 2nd, there is a special, combination ticket available to tour the 2019 Southern Living Idea House on Crane Island, too.

All proceeds benefit the Museum of History, and tickets (in advance) are only $30.00 per person. Tickets are $35.00 at the door. Combination tickets, which include the Idea House are $40.00.

Combo Tickets are valid at the 2019 Southern Living Idea House from December 1-8, 2019, only.
The 2019 Holiday Home Tour tickets will be valid December 6th and 7th, 2019.

Christmas Glow @ Fernandina's Womens Club
Dec 6 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Woman’s Club (5:30 to 8:00 pm) located behind Atlantic Avenue Rec Center. Luminaries will line Atlantic Avenue, a tradition the evening of this annual community party with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Games, crafts and stories. Free admission, cookies, punch, chili and hot dogs will be available for purchase.

Dec
7
Sat
Fernandina Beach Market Place farmers market @ North Seventh Street
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Over 40 booths of seasonal produce, artisan foods, gourmet delights, freshly baked breads and pastries, home-made ice cream, beef, shrimp, scallops and salmon; flowers and plants, honey, jams, jellies, salsas and sauces, pasta, candles and so much more.

2019 Holiday Home Tour @ Various locations downtown Fernandina Beach
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Amelia Island Museum of History’s 13th Annual Holiday Home Tour will be held on Friday, December 6th and Saturday, December 7th, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. and is a great way to get into the holiday spirit.

There are a couple of surprises this year, first, the five home tour of Victorian homes is back in beautiful, historic downtown Fernandina Beach, and 2nd, there is a special, combination ticket available to tour the 2019 Southern Living Idea House on Crane Island, too.

All proceeds benefit the Museum of History, and tickets (in advance) are only $30.00 per person. Tickets are $35.00 at the door. Combination tickets, which include the Idea House are $40.00.

Combo Tickets are valid at the 2019 Southern Living Idea House from December 1-8, 2019, only.
The 2019 Holiday Home Tour tickets will be valid December 6th and 7th, 2019.