From international stars of classical music to bestselling authors to the world's most legendary autos, January to March is an especially classical time to experience Amelia Island.
- The Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival welcomes Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Orchestra on Friday, January 25th. The Festival runs through April and the lineup for this 18th season includes Emmanuel Ax, Joshua Bell, the Dover Quartet and Anne Akiko Meyers.
- The Amelia Island Book Festival in the second week of February includes a (sold out) lunch with John Grisham, a writer's workshop with Steve Berry, a gala dinner with Diana Gabaldon (author of the Outlander series,) Kristen AshleyTess Gerritsen and Ridley Pearson, plus a free authors' expo on Saturday featuring over 100 authors including chef Jacques Pépin.
- March 7-10, the Amelia Concours Week revs engines with the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, Festivals of Speed, the Werks Reunion, Bonhams Amelia Island, Gooding & Company, and Russo and Steele Auctions. It's a global draw for motorsports enthusiasts (and for those who enjoy a unique lifestyle event and excellent people-watching.)
Ready to explore the classics?