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Dickens Illuminated Procession

12/9/2021 5:30:00 PM
Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach
Ash and Centre Streets Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034
12/9/2021 8:00:00 PM

Date: December 09, 2021

Time: 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Venue: Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach

Address: Ash and Centre Streets Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034

Age Range: All Ages

Cost: FREE Admission

The 2nd Annual Dickens Illuminated Procession will commence the Dickens on Centre festival on Thursday, December 9th. Participation is join in the procession is free and open to all visitors and community members alike!
Folks and food trucks begin gathering at 5:30pm near the Welcome Center (old train depot) on Front Street. At 6pm, parade-goers and their lanterns will enjoy a leisurely stroll up Ash Street and into Fernandina’s historic district before turning down Centre Street back to the waterfront, where they will be greeted by music, food trucks, and general holiday merriment! Fireworks will be the finale to the Illuminated Procession and will launch at 7pm sharp from the river. 

Parade participants are encouraged to tap into their holiday creativity and bring their own DIY lantern that reflects good cheer and holiday spirit. Don't forget to make it shine, glow or twinkle! (Only battery-operated lights will be permitted, no open flames or fire)

Event Schedule:
5:30pm - Gather near Welcome Center
6:00pm - Procession around downtown
7:00pm - Fireworks at the riverfront!
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