Imagine a 4th of July celebration like the one you remember from your childhood (or from classic movies.) Fireworks, parades, and plenty of small-town charm. Amelia Island knows how to throw the best Independence Day parties
and you're all invited! Be sure to kick off your southern celebrations with The Red, White & Swing: Crescendo Amelia Patriotic Show
on July1st. Not a dancer? Enjoy more family-friendly fun and a lively celebration of Amelia Island's history - all set against 13 miles of beach. So, when the night sky lights up with fireworks, just where will you be? Read on for the top spots to catch 4th of July fireworks on Amelia Island.
From a Boat in the Middle of the Harbor
Get the boat rental hook-up with Amelia Island Boat Club
and watch the fireworks from your very own boat anchored in the harbor. TIP: A boaters certificate is required to rent a boat
The Salty Pelican
Order some Pelican Wings
or Signature Broiled Oysters while you watch the sun set over the Amelia River and the sky light up with fireworks. TIP: Go upstairs for an even grander view
Amelia River Cruises
The always popular Amelia River Cruises
wants you to relax with your favorite adult beverage, cruise the Amelia River, listen to great live music, and celebrate the USA on their BYOB Sunset Cruise! TIP: This cruise sells out fast
Anywhere on Centre Street
Downtown Fernandina Beach is where the past and the present collide into idyllic small town perfection. Throw in some fourth of July fireworks and it's pure magic. TIP: Walk down to the Visitors Centre at the foot of Centre Street for the best views!
The Hampton Inn & Suites Harbor Front
Enjoy breath-taking views of the Harbor and fireworks from the comfort of your very own room or on the poolside deck at the Hampton Inn & Suites Harbor Front
. TIP: This weekend sells out fast. Make reservations now to secure your room.
The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island
You're invited to a Red, White & Deep Blue Celebration at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island
. From 7pm - 9:30pm, enjoy an ocean front lawn party with lavish buffet, family games and front row seats to an oceanfront fireworks show. TIP: Fireworks begin at 9:15pm!
Omni Amelia Island Resort
If you're a registered guest of the Omni Amelia Island Resort
, you can take part in their Independence Day celebration
including poolside movies, a Firecracker 5K, a July 4th parade and 9:30pm Fireworks show. TIP: Make room reservations now!
Still haven't made plans for July 4th weekend? Now is the time to book your reservation
and make family memories. We hope you have a most enjoyable and safe July 4th!