Amelia Island Festivals and Special Events, Music Festivals, Jazz Festivals, Book Fairs
Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance
At the Ritz-Carlton on Amelia Island.
Held in March.
Car lovers from around the globe gather at this festival of speed each year, which brings hundreds of priceless colletible automobiles and enthusiasts to the Ritz-Carlton on Amelia Island. The long weekend event spans Thursday through Sunday with cars and motorscycles on display, a road tour, cruise-in, and multiple auctions. People can park at Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport, which costs $10 on Saturday and $15 on Sunday, with shuttle service to and from the concours.
Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival
102 Centre Street, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034.
Held in May.
Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival
P.O. Box 15886, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
Held in June.
This annual celebration of timeless chamber music attracts acclaimed artists and music lovers to what was once a sleepy fishing village on an island the size of Manhattan. For three weeks in June, music literally spills onto the shady streets of Amelia Island, FL, from settings that range from the historic and the sacred to the elegant and the lighthearted.
Amelia Island Book Festival
102 Centre Street, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
Held in October.