2017 Shrimp Festival Kids’ Zone Packed with Fun May 5-7, 2017

The Shrimp Fest's Kids' Zone is like a carnival in Fernandina's Central Park.

Fernandina Beach’s most popular event of the year is here! The 2017 Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival features arts, amazing food (wild caught shrimp and much more!), and lots for kids to do – there’s a huge kids’ zone open throughout the event, with rides, activities and live entertainment. The 54th annual festival – which […]

2017 Fernandina Beach Pirate Parade 6 p.m. May 4

You're bound to see some pint-sized pirates at our pirate parade!

Everyone has Halloween, but only Fernandina Beach has a special day when everyone – young and old – dresses like a pirate for a longtime beloved local tradition – the Pirate Parade. For generations, the parade has been the official kickoff to the community’s biggest event of the year – the Shrimp Festival, a festival […]

FREE Kids’ Fishing Clinic at Amelia Island State Park Coming May 13, 2017


We’re so excited to let you know a FREE kids’ fishing clinic is being offered again this year! Kids ages 5 to 15 are invited to a hands-on angling experience for young saltwater fishing enthusiasts. Learn skills and techniques for tackle, casting, knot tying, fish identification, coastal ecology and more from expert fishermen and women. […]

Our 2017 Summer Camps Directory for the Amelia Island area!

Surf Asylum

Get your tickets now for the Peter Cottontail Express train rides in St. Marys

Enjoy the ride on this train AND meet .

The St. Marys Express is back at the station, this time offering rides sure to thrill little ones — especially when they see Peter Cottontail! These fantastic, family-friendly and budget-friendly open air train rides give you a rare opportunity to ride aboard a train led by a genuine steam locomotive through the pretty countryside just outside […]