Best Christmas Season Events in and around Amelia Island: Our 2017 Roundup!

The Santa Express, a fun holiday train ride in St. Marys, is led by a 1930s steam train.

Santa sightings, dazzling Christmas lights, gingerbread men and even fireworks shows make up the fantastic holiday season in Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia. There are so many events, it would be impossible to keep up without a handy guide to the best family-friendly Christmas events in Fernadina Beach and it’s neighboring communities to the north […]

Best Kids’ Events in the Amelia Island Area: Nov. 17-23

Mamamelia's Events Newsletter Features Family-Friendly Events in and near Amelia Island.

This week you can enjoy some of the first holiday events of the season, including the beloved Ritz-Carlton tree lighting ceremony, WinterFest at Adventure Landing and a chance to meet Santa at Bliss Cupcakery. There are also fun events at some local farms, the Kingsland Catfish Festival and the world’s largest coloring book party. Learn […]

Best Kids’ Events in the Amelia Island Area: Nov. 10-16

Mamamelia's Events Newsletter Features Family-Friendly Events in and near Amelia Island.

This week, your family can see reenactors of the American military through the ages at Fort Clinch, cannon and musket demonstrations at Fort Caroline and Veteran’s Day Parade. This week is also the final event of the season at Conner’s A-Maize-Ing Acres, a fun toy store day at Villa Villekulla Neighborhood Toy Store, northeast Florida’s […]

Best Kids’ Events in the Amelia Island Area: Oct. 27 – Nov. 2

Mamamelia's Events Newsletter Features Family-Friendly Events in and near Amelia Island.

Trick or Treat? We know where you can find both! This week, we’re looking at some of the best Halloween and fall events in Nassau County and the surrounding area, including trick-or-treating in downtown Fernandina Beach with the toddlers, a fantasy Halloween event for kids at a local farm and what’s happening this week at […]

Kayak Amelia, Catty Shack Ranch, Jax Zoo and more offer free entry to kids during Kids Free November!

Kayak Amelia boat launch site on Simpson Creek

When November hits in our area, the fun really begins for local families looking for great activities to enjoy with their kids at an affordable price. We are soooo excited that Kayak Amelia has joined the ranks of local businesses participating in #KidsFreeNovember, a program in which businesses in the Jacksonville region offer free or […]

Best Kids’ Events in the Amelia Island Area: Oct. 20-26

Mamamelia's Events Newsletter Features Family-Friendly Events in and near Amelia Island.

Eeek! This week your kids can be chased by zombies at the St. Johns Town Center, try to find their way through the Conner’s A-Maize-Ing Acres corn maze at night, or try to endure the terrors of Catty Shack Ranch’s Haunted Forest. Learn about all these and more fun events in our Top 10 list […]

Best Kids’ Events in the Amelia Island Area: Oct. 13-19

Mamamelia's Events Newsletter Features Family-Friendly Events in and near Amelia Island.

Fall fun is really kicking off this week with the opening of Conner’s A-Maize-Ing Acres corn maze, the kickoff of Spooktacular at the zoo, and of course the beloved Northeast Florida Fair. Learn about all these and more fun events in our Top 10 list below. You can also check out our larger calendars using these […]

Best Kids’ Events in the Amelia Island Area: Oct. 6-12

Mamamelia's Events Newsletter Features Family-Friendly Events in and near Amelia Island.

What will you do for fun with your family this week? There are so many choices! You could go to St. Marys’ beloved Rock Shrimp Festival, ride an open air train and meet Tom Sawyer characters, go to a kid-friendly photography class on Big Talbot Island, or paint glow-in-the-dark pumpkins for Halloween. Learn about all […]

Best Kids’ Events in the Amelia Island Area: Sept. 29-Oct. 5

Mamamelia's Events Newsletter Features Family-Friendly Events in and near Amelia Island.

Fall has officially arrived, and there are so many fun events in store! Check out one of the first fall festivals of the year, join the fun in Fernandina Beach High School’s Homecoming Parade or go to any national park free Saturday. Learn about all these and more fun events in our Top 10 list […]

Best Kids’ Events in the Amelia Island Area: Sept. 22-28

Mamamelia's Events Newsletter Features Family-Friendly Events in and near Amelia Island.

It’s our first newsletter since Hurricane Irma, and we hope you are all OK and recovering! If you’re ready to relax and have some fun with your family, we’re here with ideas! This week you can see Peppa Pig LIVE at the Florida Theatre; go to story hour at Fernandina’s beloved book store, The Book Loft; […]