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 […]

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 […]

Amelia Island Area’s Best Family-Friendly Events: June 23-29, 2017

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

This week you can check out the zoo — and how much livelier the animals are — at nighttime; play paintball while supporting Relay for Life; attend a free family fun day in Callahan; or go to camp to become a chocolatier. Read about these events and more in this week’s Top 10 list of local family-friendly […]

Amelia Island Area’s Best Family-Friendly Events: June 16-22, 2017

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

This week you can take your dad for a free tour of the World Golf Hall of Fame or take your tot to a special painting session at Paisley Grace Designs just in time for Father’s Day. You can also catch a minor league ballgame, a Broadway show visiting Jax (Cinderella!) or check out an […]

Amelia Island Area’s Best Family-Friendly Events: June 9-15, 2017

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

This week you can enjoy the kickoff of kids’ summer matinees at the movies, when you can get out of the heat and see favorite kids’ movies at a kid-friendly hour for just a couple dollars. You can also see a Broadway version of Cinderella in Jax, attend a free family fun day in Callahan, or […]

Amelia Island Area’s Best Family-Friendly Events: May 12-18, 2017

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

It’s Mother’s Day weekend and there are lots of great ways to enjoy the Amelia Island and Jacksonville region with your family! Go to a FREE kids’ fishing clinic, get your kids in free to TPC Sawgrass, or go play at a special event at Conner’s A-Maize-Ing Acres. You can even dress up as your favorite superheroes […]

Amelia Island Area’s Best Family-Friendly Events: April 21-27, 2017

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

This week you can enjoy the fun of an old-fashioned festival and parade celebrating railroad days gone by in Callahan; see a race featuring 100 go-karts; help with Earth Day cleanup efforts; or adopt a pet at Nassau County’s first-ever Adopt-A-Palooza. Read about these events and more in this week’s Top 10 list of local […]

Upcoming Family-Friendly Events in the Amelia Island Area: April 14-20, 2017

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

This week is packed with fun Easter celebrations, Disney on Ice all weekend in Jax, the first week of Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp minor league baseball games and more. Read about these events and more in this week’s Top 10 list of local family-friendly events, but don’t forget there are MANY more events for your family […]

A Brunswick Travel Agent’s Expert Tips on Visiting Disney World as a “Local”

Knowing some Disney travel tips can make your experience in the parks a lot more rewarding.

Ginger Joiner is the lady to talk to when you have questions about planning a Disney World Vacation. A mother of a young child, herself, (soon to be two children!) she has enjoyed the magic of traveling to Disney earlier in life, and now as a parent. She loves it so much, in fact, she is […]