Inaugural Amelia Island Wine Festival

Amelia Island Wine Festival will be held in downtown Fernandina Beach featuring Florida only wines and their Vintners.

Inaugural Amelia Island Wine FestivalThe inaugural Amelia Island Wine Festival, which will be held at the waterfront in downtown Fernandina Beach, featured Florida-only wines and the vintners who make them.

Visitors will be able to enjoy tastings with the award-winning vintners and discuss their wines and wineries, as well as purchase bottles or cases. Currently, 15 wineries are scheduled to attend, with more than 60 different wines for guests to sample, as well as a selection of craft vendors featuring wine and kitchen accessories and gourmet food vendors.

The event will also offer an educational booth regarding the Florida wine industry. Guests will receive an Amelia Island Wine Festival wineglass for their tasting.

You MUST be 21 years of age or older to enter the Festival. Identification will be required!

Festival Dates and Times
-Saturday, October 13, 2012 from 11 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
-Wine tasting ends at 4:30 p.m. and wine bottle/case sales end at 5:00 p.m.

Reserved tables, individual tasting tickets and general admission tickets will all be available.

Some street parking is available, however, preferred parking at Centre and Front Street will cost you $10.00.

Blankets and chairs are welcome in designated areas. However, food and beverages of any kind are not permitted. These will be available for purchase at the Festival.

Personal tables of any kind are not permitted. The Amelia Island Wine Festival reserves the right to limit space for individual seating areas in order to accommodate all guests and to provide safe access through the Festival grounds.

For the safety and enjoyment of all our guests, the Reserved Table areas are limited to the table settings provided by the Amelia Island Wine Festival. No additional personal chairs and/or tables will be permitted.

Festival is held rain or shine. The Amelia Island Wine Festival reserves the right to postpone, cancel and/or evacuate the festival due to adverse weather conditions.

Roller or in-line skates, skateboards, bicycle riding and the use of nuisance items such as silly string, poppers, or water guns in the Festival area.

Only authorized vendors and performers, including mascots and costumed characters, will be permitted within the Festival area.

No personal music or loudspeakers will be allowed within the Festival area.

No distribution of literature will be allowed, nor will billboards or sandwich signs be allowed within the Festival area.

No animals except certified service animals are permitted in the Festival area.

In accordance with City of Fernandina Beach Code of Ordinances, Section 58-9 and Land Development Code 7.01.05, overnight parking of RV vehicles is prohibited on City streets and public right of ways.

The Amelia Island Wine Festival reserves the right to make any changes or additions to these regulations at any time without prior notice.

Please remember to drink responsibly…

The Fernandina Beach Police Department will be on-site and will enforce all applicable laws and ordinances.

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