6 Reasons to Celebrate in June on Amelia Island

June 8, 2022
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In addition to Father's Day, the month of June on Amelia Island brings celebrations of Love, Freedom, Food and Art. Here are 6 noteworthy events and festivals that will have you wondering what else this little island has up it's sleeve.

1. Pride Parade & Festival

June 11 - Central Park. Parade, 10am. Festival, 11am-6pm. Enjoy a day of LOVE with local musicians, vendors, food trucks, speakers, informational booths, children's activities (face painting and more!) and an opportunity for individuals and families to picnic, enjoy the festivities and celebrate gay pride at an open and welcoming event. This is an alcohol-free event. 
1200 Atlantic Avenue

2. Amelia Island Dance Series

June 12 - Sadler Ranch. 4pm - 7pm. Dance the night away at Sadler Ranch with the sounds of a classic big band with a modern flair. Crescendo Amelia's 14-piece band features a variety of music from the 1920’s straight through to the 2000’s! Ticketing options are available online including student, senior, and reserved VIP tables. Food & drink available for purchase.   
869 Sadler Road

3. Chef Theatre

June 13 - Salt Restaurant. 10:30am. The Chefs at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island are preparing and cooking a variety of cuisines at monthly cooking demonstrations. Small class sizes create an intimate environment in the gorgeous Salt dining room. After each demonstration, students dine with a matched wine and return to the set for the next dish. The final demonstration is by the pastry chefs. June's featured demonstration is a Father's Day Southern BBQ with Chef Thomas.
4750 Amelia Island Parkway 

4. Juneteenth Jump-Off

June 18 - Peck Center/Charles Eugene Richo Field. 12pm - 7pm. Amelia Island celebrates Juneteenth as a commemoration of the ending of slavery and as a celebration of African-American culture and achievements. This family-friendly community celebration will include activities for children, contests, family tents (must register online), food trucks, and a vendor market. A great day of celebration! This is a non-alcoholic event.
516 S 10th Street

5. Sprouting Project

June 25 - The Omni Amelia Island Resort. 6pm - 8pm. Enjoy an intimate southern-inspired dinner at The Sprouting Project, a monthly farm-to-table experience where guests dine on a featured seasonal ingredient grown directly from their on-site organic garden. Prior to a 5-course dinner, guests will tour the garden, aquaponic greenhouse, barrel room and apiary. June's featured ingredient is Stone Fruit. Seating is limited! 
39 Beach Lagoon Road

6. Anything Goes Musical

June 30 - Amelia Musical Playhouse. 7:30pm - 10pm. Come on a cruise this summer with a big rollicking musical “Anything Goes!” telling the whirlwind story of a nightclub singer with bad luck in love, as she helps her young former flame win the love of a winsome debutante aboard the deck of the S. S. American ocean liner. With shenanigans, disguises, and rip-roaring dance numbers, Anything Goes is bound to be a summer cruise that you won’t forget!
1955 Island Walkway

Wanna know everything that's going on in the month of June and in the months to come? Go to our Calendar of Events and our Facebook page to see ALL the great things happening on Amelia Island. 

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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.