Georgia vs. Florida Weekend on Amelia Island

September 4, 2014
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It's almost time for one of Amelia Island's most special seasons:  football season.   November 1st will be here before you know it, and there is no better home base for all the fun of one of the SEC's most legendary match ups than Amelia Island.  Just 30 miles from the stadium, Amelia Island is a fun-filled oasis for Bulldogs and Gators alike.  We're giving away a great fan package that includes tickets, transportation, and a stay at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation.  Check out where you can enter to win and get all the details. Weekend Events

 The Legendary Friday Bash: Pre-game for the Georgia vs. Florida Football Classic at the Bash at Omni Amelia Island Plantation on Friday, October 31st, 7-11pm on the largest poolscape in Northeastern Florida. University of Florida and University of Georgia fans can kick off the weekend festivities with a bash featuring the Swingin’ Medallions, costume contests, food, drinks and a good time. Tickets are $25 per person and include two drinks. Additional food and drinks available for purchase. The after party continues at the aviation-themed Falcon’s Nest at 11pm!

The Amelia Island Museum of History Pub Crawl: A two-hour guided history tour that incorporates four different pubs, and includes a free drink at each – all week long. The tour is available for groups of 10 or less (must be 21 years of age to participate) at $25 per person, and reservations are required.

Amelia River Golf Club: Beginning Thursday, golf for $99 all weekend at Amelia River Golf Club. Known for its smooth TifEagle greens, manicured fairways and challenging pin positions, this par-72 course is considered one of the most prestigious in North Florida. This special offer also includes range balls.

Flying Fish Adventures Skirt the Florida/Georgia coastline on a one-, two- or three-hour guided Jet Ski tour as you explore the marsh prairies and IntraCoastal Waterway with Flying Fish Adventures. Ask for the Bulldog/Gator special and receive a $20 discount off the regular price during the game weekend.

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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.