Spring is in the air on Amelia Island, and with it comes a calendar brimming with exciting events sure to delight locals and visitors alike. From car enthusiasts to music aficionados and culinary connoisseurs, there’s a little something for everyone.

Visit our Activities Calendar for a complete list of island events but in the meantime, enjoy this sneak peak at some of the upcoming highlights.


Concours Week

February 29 – March 3. Start your engines for motoring events like no other! Concours Week is a week filled with seminars, films, parties, auctions, ride & drives and more. You won’t want to miss the renowned The Amelia, Concours d’Elegance where families enjoy car-themed fun all while admiring hundreds of vehicles not found anywhere else. Various venues around Amelia Island. The Amelia at The Golf Club of Amelia Island

Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival

March – June. The Chamber Music Festival takes center stage showcasing 23 years of awe-inspiring performances. Among many, this year’s highlights include the Juilliard String Quartet who have been entertaining audiences around the world for years; and Beethoven and Beer, which brings together the Ariel Quartet in Mocama Beer Company. Various venues around Amelia Island

The Sprouting Project

March – December. The Sprouting Project is a monthly farm-to-table experience where guests dine on a featured seasonal ingredient grown directly from an on-site organic garden. Prior to a 5-course dinner, guests will tour the garden, aquaponic greenhouse, barrel room and apiary. The spring featured ingredients include egg (March 16), citrus (April 20), and mushroom (May 18). Omni Amelia Island Resort

Easter Weekend at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island

March 30 – 31. Children will delight in Saturday’s Easter Bunny Breakfast (8:30am) featuring a buffet of morning favorites as well as a pancake station, while the Cottontail Tea Party (noon) offers a selection of petite sandwiches and exquisite desserts. On Sunday, guests will savor a spectacular Easter Garden Brunch overlooking the ocean and accompanied by live music. The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island


Sounds on Centre

April – October. Bring your lawn chairs and the family to the foot of Centre Street to enjoy a free outdoor concert held on the first Friday of each month. Classic rock, blues, oldies and more fill the waterfront area during the Sounds on Centre series. Historic downtown Fernandina Beach

Fernandina Beach Songwriters Festival

April 12 – 14. The Fernandina Beach Songwriters Festival honors the craft of songwriting by highlighting some of todays top songwriters in the music industry. Attendees can expect not only live performances of chart-topping hits but also captivating stories and insights into the creative process behind the music. It’s the coolest event around. Various venues around Amelia Island

Earth Day Turtle Fest

April 20, 10am – 3pm. Come shellabrate Mother Earth and the annual arrival of Sea Turtles. This family friendly event is free and will have conservation exhibits, a Kids Korner with educational activities, local live music, food trucks and a Vendor Village – all to raise awareness to the threats of sea turtles and our environment. Main Beach Park


Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival

May 3 – 5. Amelia Island and shrimp go back a long way. After all, we are the birthplace of the modern shrimping industry. Help us celebrate our love of all things shrimp with a parade, arts & crafts, live music on the waterfront, the crowning of Miss Shrimp Festival, and of course dozens of booths serving wild caught shrimp. Historic downtown Fernandina Beach

Fish to Fork

May 9 – 12. Fish to Fork celebrates the island’s coastal cuisine with renowned chefs from around the country showcasing their fishing and culinary skills in an epicurean showdown. It’s an unmatched foodie experience, with true dock-to-dish specialties in a fun and interactive atmosphere.  Omni Amelia Island Resort

Wild Amelia Nature Festival

May 18, 10am – 4pm. The 2024 Wild Amelia Nature Festival celebrates 15 years of environmentally-based information, products and services that introduce residents and visitors to the magic of the amazing natural treasures of Amelia Island.  Learn about the diverse ecosystems in our area and the wonderful creatures that inhabit them. Main Beach

Spring on Amelia Island beckons with a vibrant tapestry of events, inviting you to explore, indulge, and create cherished memories on our island paradise. Mark your calendars and join us for an unforgettable season of festivities!