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The Annual Ritz-Carlton Christmas Tree Lighting and Arrival of Santa Claus

11/23/2022 5:30:00 PM
The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island
4750 Amelia Island Parkway Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034
1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM

Date: November 23, 2022

Time: 5:30 PM

Venue: The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island

Address: 4750 Amelia Island Parkway Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034

Age Range: All Ages

Cost: $15

A marquee tradition for over twenty-five years – the arrival of Santa Claus by a Christmas train and the lighting of the 40-foot Ritz-Carlton Christmas tree is a must-see spectacle for everyone. Accompanied by a program of live holiday music featuring acclaimed, international violinist Christiana Liberis, the spirited program includes fireworks, refreshments and cookies.

This spectacular tradition serves as a season of goodwill fundraiser for local charities including the Boys & Girls Club of Nassau County, the St. Mary’s Riverkeeper, Micah’s Place, Sea Turtle Foundation, Take Stock in Children. Festivities begin at 5:30 p.m and admission is a $15 donation for ages ten and older. Tickets available on Eventbrite.
 
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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.