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A Year of Amelia Island Events

Ladies and gentlemen, get out those new 2015 calendars.   You are invited to enjoy an exciting array of special events for the entire family, from colorful art festivals to a full week of automotive fun. Here are a few events – available only on Amelia Island – that will make …

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Rev Your Engines – Amelia Concours Week

Amelia Island is revving up for the 2015 Amelia Concours Week, when automotive aficionados from around the world will race to Amelia Island for seven spectacular events offering pure carbureted sophistication. Here’s a rundown of what to expect this year. For full details, check out ameliaconcoursweek.com. On Thursday, March 12, for …

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Mixology Tours (and Mojito Recipe)

Amelia Island Restaurant Week  has a fun new addition: the strolling Historic District ‘cocktail party’ that is the  Mixology Tour  hosted by Amelia Island Tasting Tours, offered on January 16, 17, 23, and 25. The two-hour tour starts at 5:30PM and  stops at four popular watering holes, allowing guests to meet the …

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8 Perfect Little Presents

Looking for the perfect presents?  Visit Amelia Island and complete your holiday shopping in the most original, fun, and festive way (don’t forget a little something for yourself.)  This is just a sampling, check out the many delightful shops  you can enjoy here all year round.

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7 Ways to Get In the Holiday Spirit (Island-style)

We may not have snow, but holiday spirit covers Amelia Island every year.  Here are a few ways to enjoy it.  (Don’t miss the latest deals available for holiday stays.) 1) Visit the S.S. Amelia Island Gingerbread Pirate Ship when it docks at  The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island. The 17-foot long …

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Honey, What’s the Buzz?

The culinary teams at two of Amelia’s best resorts are creating quite a buzz with their efforts to provide guests with the freshest of local ingredients. Both The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island and the Omni Amelia Island Plantation now have flourishing beehives, producing localized honey that is making a sweet addition …

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Curtain Up on Amelia Island

Did you know that Amelia Island has approximately the same surface area and shape as Manhattan?  It may be quite a bit quieter here, but the Island does have it’s own version of Broadway: a robust community and amateur theatre scene, with three venues and a range of productions for …

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Pétanque on Amelia

“I discovered the perfect sport. You don’t have to be in great shape to play it. You barely have to stand. You’re thinking: golf. Wrong. Compared to the sport I’m talking about, golf is brutal, sometimes forcing you to physically walk 15 feet from your cart to your ball. Whereas …

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Hallow-Sweeney – A Musical Thriller

Amelia Musical Playhouse (AMP) is concluding their popular run of the Stephen Sondheim classic “Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street” with a special performance on Halloween night at 7:30PM.  Come in costume and be entered to win tickets to AMP’s upcoming encore performance of “The Rocky Horror Show,” …

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Ghost Tours Year-Round

With hundreds of years of history encompassing colorful characters including conquistadors, pirates, witches, Victorian millionaires, and more, Amelia Island is full of discoveries, many best made on foot while exploring the 50-block National Historic District.  One way to give your exploration a special, supernatural spin, is to book one of …

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