Ring in 2019 on Amelia Island

December 3, 2018
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Amelia Island logo The electrified shrimp drops over the harborfront to ring in the New Year in unique style. Amelia Island logo
From a football game to an illuminated crustacean to four-star fine dining, there's nowhere like Amelia Island to close out 2018 in style.

TaxSlayer Bowl
The NC State Wolfpack meets Texas A&M Aggies at EverBank Field on December 31st at 7:30pm.  NC State will be staying at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation for game weekend - why not bring your family and fellow fans and join them?  

Lighted Shrimp Drop
Come down to the harborfront in beautiful (festively lit) Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach with a fun free family event. Enjoy vendors, food, kids' games, live music, dancing, fireworks and much more, from 5-8pm.  The shrimp drops at 7pm (midnight Greenwich Mean Time) accompanied by a firework display.

New Year's Eve Black and White Gala 
Bring the curtain down on 2018 in classic Ritz-Carlton style.  Enjoy open bar, lavish buffet, dancing, live music and an elaborate fireworks display with midnight Champagne. Black & White attire is encouraged. Masks are provided or you can bring your own. Reservations required.  $275 per adult for the Gala, accommodations packages including the event start at $723. 

New Year's Dinner at Salt
Two opportunities to savor the end of the year at the Five-Diamond Salt restaurant at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island.  Four-course dinner at 6pm at $175 per person and a five-course dinner at $225 per person at 9pm, wine pairings additional. 
Call (904) 277-1100 to reserve or for more information on Gala and Dinner.

Locals Cocktail Lounge New Years Eve Bash
Starting at 9pm, Locals welcomes revelers with live music on the patio, a DJ inside, a photo booth, and more.  Call Call (904) 775-5943 for information and table reservations. 

Decantery Celebration.  Reserved seating with bottle service, DJ Sparkle, a toast @ midnight and everything else you’ve come to know and love about The Decantery. Seating will be limited so you can truly celebrate with your friends and family. Please call 904-290-2125 or email Lauren@theaihg.com to select your table and pick your first bottle - minimal bar seating will be available on a walk-in basis.

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Located just off the coast of northeast Florida, Amelia Island is easy to reach, but hard to forget. With 13 miles of beautiful beaches, abundant native wildlife, and pristine waters, this barrier island has long been a beloved destination for visitors and residents alike.