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Island Tales Storytelling Slam

Amelia Island is not only the Isle of 8 Flags, it’s also the home of a thousand stories (at least.)  Drawing on the Island’s rich history, an all-star lineup of local raconteurs are coming together to share their best stories at the Island Tales Storytelling Slam on September 19th at St. Peter’s …

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“Fish to Fork” Foodie Experience

Are you a foodie – or would you like to cook like one?  Following on the heels of the successful Fish to Fork event the Resort hosted in May with the James Beard Foundation, Omni Amelia Island Plantation is presenting its first annual coastal culinary getaway, the Fish to Fork …

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Georgia vs. Florida Weekend on Amelia Island

It’s almost time for one of Amelia Island’s most special seasons:  football season.   November 1st will be here before you know it, and there is no better home base for all the fun of one of the SEC’s most legendary match ups than Amelia Island.  Just 30 miles from …

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Hunting treasure at Hunt’s Art and Artifacts

Hunt’s Artifacts on 316 Centre Street is a truly unique shop with treasures gathered from all over the world, including shark’s teeth, fossils, artifacts from the Civil War and Ancient Rome, coins, jewelry from Nepal and Africa, plus stylish home accessories such as vibrant woven rugs and wall-hangings that instantly …

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Where the Brisket Meets the Beach

 You’ll want to kick off football season with this tailgate.  The Great Southern Tailgate Cook-off at Main Beach on Amelia Island starts at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, August 22 and 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 23. Admission is just $5 and the event features more than 50 professional and backyard (amateur) …

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Hoyt House Stay 4 Nights Get 1 Free

Through September 30th, Stay for 4 Nights and get One Night FREE! Must mention this special offer at the time of reservation. Not valid with other discounts. Fees and taxes not included. Blackout dates apply.  The Hoyt House Inn offers luxurious guest rooms and serves a legendary made to order three-course gourmet breakfast. …

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Netmaker to the World

Since 1915, the Burbank family has been handcrafting nets in Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island.  Starting out as pioneers in developing nets for the modern shrimping industry (which got its start in Fernandina Beach,) the family moved into sports nets as the shrimping industry declined and today their backstops and other …

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