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2019 Rendezvous Festival @ Various locations downtown Fernandina Beach
Sep 26 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Date: September 26, 2019
Time: 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Venue: Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach
Address: Various locations downtown Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034
Age Range: All Ages

Contact: Kim Murray,, 904-868-7900
RFF is the only Film and Music Festival in North Florida and Southeast Georgia. RFF is all about Entertainment: bringing the artists and community together for a celebration at various downtown locations on Amelia Island including City Hall, Amelia Island Museum of History, and the Library.

Fiesta de’ Santa Maria @ Pineland Bank
Oct 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sponsored by the Amelia Island Museum of History, Fiesta de’ Santa Maria will showcase vendors, dancers, music, Historic Re-enactors and more! Come celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the Pineland Bank on the corner of 8th Street and Centre Street, in their back parking lot.

Southeastern Rib Championship @ Main Beach Fernandina
Oct 11 @ 5:00 pm – Oct 12 @ 4:00 pm

This fundraiser for the Northeast Florida Advocates for Autism and Related Disabilities will feature the South’s finest pit-masters coming together to see who has the best ribs in the Southeast. There will also be a sanctioned SCA Steak Cook-off on Friday Night. This will also be a great time for the crowd as well as there will be live music Friday night and Saturday, arts and crafts vendors, a beer garden, kids area and of course… AMAZING BBQ!!

Date: October 11, 2019 - October 12, 2019

Time Details:
October 11, 2019; 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
October 12, 2019; 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Main Beach Park, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

Community Fall Festival
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Memorial United Methodist Church has partnered with the Fernandina Beach Market Place farmers market to present a Fall Festival. There will be games, races, Toddler Town, kids crafts, bounce houses, cookie decorating, face painting, free hot dogs, and a scavenger hunt for the kids through the farmers and arts market. Pet friendly.

North 6th and 7th Streets, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. #LoveShowsUp

This is a gift to the community!

New Year’s Eve Black and White Gala
Dec 31 @ 9:00 pm – 11:59 pm

Bring the curtain down on 2019 in classic Ritz-Carlton style. Enjoy open bar, lavish buffet, dancing, live music and an elaborate fireworks display with midnight Champagne. Black & White attire is encouraged. Masks are provided or you can bring your own. Reservations required. $275 per adult for the Gala, accommodations packages including the event start at $723.

4750 Amelia Island Parkway
Amelia Island, Florida 32034

2020 Wild Amelia Nature Festival @ Atlantic Avenue Recreation Center
May 16 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Wild Amelia Nature Festival
May 16, 2020
Atlantic Avenue Recreation Center
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Celebrate the natural wonders of our local environment with ecotours, wildlife exibits, conservation exhibits, kids activities, silent auction and foot-stomping music. The Wild Amelia Nature Festival has something for everyone.

2020 Pride Festival and Parade @ Various locations downtown Fernandina Beach
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Fernandina Beach Pride Festival
June 6, 2020
10:00 am: Parade runs through downtown Fernandina Beach
11:00 am – 6:00 pm: Festival at Central Park
The festival will include speakers, music, informational booths, food trucks, children’s activities (face painting) and and opportunity for individuals and families to picnic, enjoy the festivities and celebrate gay pride at an open and welcoming event.

2020 Right Whale Festival @ Main Beach Fernandina
Nov 7 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Right Whale Festival
November 7 – 8, 2020
Main Beach Park
10:00 am – 6:00 pm, Saturday, Nov. 7th; 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, Sunday Nov. 8th
This is a family friendly, educational festival featuring a morning beach clean-up and beach 5k run/1 mile walk. There will be exhibits that are focused on marine conservation and education, water recreation and sports, boating and fishing and other outdoor activities. There will also be vendors selling ocean themed gifts, fine art, photography and crafts. For the kids there will be kid focused activities including a passport program, a right whale obstacle course and bounce house. There will be a lecture tent, live music and more!