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Don’t Miss Out on Amelia Island Wellness Festival 2018

October 8th, 2018 by Corey A. Edwards

Amelia Island Wellness Festival 2018Amelia Island Wellness Festival 2018 is an award-winning weekend of yoga, fitness, nutrition, and mindfulness as presented by masters in the fields. Come engage with the experts in the serene, oceanfront setting of Florida’s beautiful Amelia Island. November 9th through the 11th, 2018.

Take a break from the fast pace of daily life this November by attending Amelia Island Wellness Festival 2018. This annual weekend of holistic programming offers a variety activities and events, including live entertainment and culinary experiences.

Festival workshops, held as group and personal experiences, will be led by recognized experts. This year’s Keynote Speaker is Gurudev Shri Amritji, creator of the Amrit Method Yoga Nidra and founder of the Amrit Yoga Institute.

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ZOOMA Florida Women’s Half Marathon 2018 on Amelia Island

September 21st, 2018 by Corey A. Edwards

ZOOMA Florida Womens Half Marathon 2018Come to Amelia Island this October for three days of running and sunning during the 2018 ZOOMA Florida Women’s Half Marathon + 12K + 5K! October 19th through the 21st, 2018.

ZOOMA Florida is an inspiring weekend of running, yoga sessions, speakers, an expo, strong women, and more. This year’s event has lots of surprises including new medals and new race courses.

ZOOMA Florida 2018 features course changes based upon last year’s feedback. Gone are the soft sand finishes and A1A – but don’t worry. Not everything was changed! Ft Clinch is still on the course as is the popular after party!

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Don’t Miss the 2018 Amelia Island Jazz Festival!

September 7th, 2018 by Corey A. Edwards

Amelia Island Jazz Festival 2018Attention Jazz Fans: Amelia Island Jazz Festival 2018, a week long event of world class jazz, is just around the corner!

Come out to Amelia Island, October 7th through the 14th, for a variety of jazz concerts and events – and it kicks off with a free concert!

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Don’t Miss Rendezvous Film Festival 2018 on Amelia Island!

August 17th, 2018 by Corey A. Edwards

Rendezvous Film Festival 2018It’s almost time for Rendezvous Film Festival 2018 on Amelia Island! This popular, 3-day film festival includes mixers, after parties, workshops, and more! September 20th through the 23rd, 2018.

2018 marks the 11th annual return of the Rendezvous Film Festival and this year’s is shaping up to be one of the best. The festival screening committee chose 76 films from 13 countries as this year’s official selections and say audiences are in for a real treat.

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Limited Sale of Discounted Rooms for Take Stock in Children

August 6th, 2018 by aibba

We are pleased to announce a new online fundraising event that you won’t want to miss.  August 20 – 31, you will be able to purchase gift certificates on this website for a midweek (Sunday through Thursday) stay for two at one of our three member-inns for just $150.  Your stay will be in a room valued at $250 or higher.  The beneficiary of this sale will be Take Stock In Children, an amazing Nassau County organization that provides mentoring, scholarship and hope to children of low income families.  You can help change a life with your purchase.  The gift certificates will “go live” in our online gift shop August 20th at 10 a.m.  There will be 12 available from each member inn: Fairbanks House, Amelia Island Williams House, and Addision on Amelia.  They will be available until end of day August 31st or until they are sold out, whichever comes first.  Thanks for continuing to support our community fundraising efforts.

Gift certificates are good for a one-night stay Sunday through Thursday evenings in a room designated by the innkeeper valued at $250 or more, and are based on availability.  Blackout dates will apply such as holiday periods and special events.  Since these certificates are being donated by the inns, limits may be in place for the number of certificates that will be honored on any given night.  Limit one gift certificate per customer per inn.  The certificates will expire August 20, 2019.

Gift certificates will show up in the online giftshop at 10 a.m. August 20th.  After that time, if you see your preferred inn in the list in the giftshop, certificates are still available.  If the inn does not show up in the list, all certificates have been purchased.  Good luck, and thanks for supporting Take Stock in Children Nassau.

This link to the GIFTSHOP will be live August 20th at 10 a.m.

Come Celebrate the Amelia Island Shrimp Days of Summer!

August 3rd, 2018 by Corey A. Edwards

Amelia Island Shrimp Days of Summer 2018
Come to Amelia Island for the crustacean vacation of your lifetime during the Amelia Island Shrimp Days of Summer! Enjoy a wide variety of special offers, activities, and events all around the island – August 15th through September 30th.

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Amelia River Cruises – Discover Wildlife, History, and More!

July 23rd, 2018 by Corey A. Edwards

Amelia River Cruises - wild manateeCome discover the rich history and wildlife of Amelia Island and Fernandina through a narrated tour from Amelia River Cruises.

Amelia River Cruises offers some of the best introductions to Amelia Island and the historic South. Their popular sightseeing cruises provide fascinating insight into the wildlife, history and life here on Amelia Island. The tours will introduce you to our fertile salt marshes, wilderness beaches, and historic riverbanks.

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Enjoy Live Music in Downtown Fernandina at Sounds on Centre!

July 2nd, 2018 by Corey A. Edwards

Amelia Island's Sounds On Centre 2018 seasonIf you’re looking for somewhere on Amelia Island to get your groove on, historic downtown Fernandina Beach is a great place to start! Some of the finest musicians on Amelia Island can be found playing in the bars here – and Sounds on Centre!

Sounds on Centre is a series of free concerts and other events held the first Friday of every month, April through October. The concerts take place at the intersection of Second Street and Centre Street in Fernandina Beach, FL. Shows are from 6pm to 8pm and include a variety of genres throughout the season.

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Get Away with the Amelia Island Bed and Breakfast Association’s Summer of Love

June 21st, 2018 by aibba

Summer is a time of exploring new relationships, celebrating mature relationships, creating more perfect unions, and just relaxing with your significant other.  We are celebrating love this summer with exclusive specials and packages at all three of Amelia Island Bed and Breakfast Association’s enchanting inns. Choose from the Endless Summer Romance Sale at The Fairbanks House, the Shrimp Wrap at The Addison on Amelia, or the Summer Fling Getaway at The Amelia Island Williams House. These romantic getaway packages include amenities such as wine, chocolates, massages, dinners, souvenirs, and room discounts. For details, follow the links in this post or visit the “Specials & Packages” section on each website.  Come celebrate your love at the most romantic properties on Amelia Island.

Cookie Tour Tickets Almost Sold Out

December 2nd, 2017 by aibba


If you are planning to come to our Cookie Tour next Saturday, December 9th, we urge you to get your tickets now.  We are approaching a sellout.  As of today, December 2nd, there are a very limited number of tickets left online.   All remaining tickets for purchase in person have been collected from all outlets and taken to the Visitors’ Center in the railroad depot at the foot of Centre Street.  No tickets will be available at the door, and we will most likely be sold out very shortly.  Tickets purchased online will be available for pickup on the day of the Tour at the Visitors’ Center.  As of this morning, there were three Sweet Deal Packages available.  This exceptional value package includes two tickets for this year’s Cookie Tour, our Association’s cookbook, and a gift certificate for a future midweek stay at an inn.  As of this morning, there were two packages remaining for the Florida House Inn and one for the Amelia Island Blue Heron Inn.  You can purchase tickets or your Sweet Deal Package online here.  If your selected item does not come up in the gift shop list, it is sold out.

After visiting the inns on the Cookie Tour, be sure to save time for Dickens on Centre, a weekend-long festival that rolls back the clock on Fernanadina featuring characters in period costume, carolers, entertainment, and fun for the whole family.  Come for the Tour, stay for the Dickens!  See you next week.