June 2, 2023
Imagine a 4th of July celebration like the one you remember from your childhood – full of food, music, family, friends, fireworks, and plenty of small-town southern charm. Amelia Island knows how to throw the best Independence Day parties and you’re all invited! 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.
Let the Amelia Island Marina get you the boat rental hook-up and watch the fireworks from your very own boat anchored in the harbor.
TIP: A boaters certificate is required to rent a boat
Order some Pelican Wings or Signature Broiled Oysters while you watch the sun set over the Amelia River and the sky light up with the downtown fireworks.
TIP: Go upstairs for an even grander view
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
Downtown Fernandina Beach is where the past and the present collide into small town perfection and where the Hometown 4th of July takes place from 6pm – 10pm. featuring music, food trucks and vendors. Fireworks will launch at approximately 9:00pm.
TIP: Walk down to the Visitors Centre at the foot of Centre Street for the best views!
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.
You’re invited to a Red, White & Deep Blue Celebration at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island. From 6pm – 9:30pm, enjoy an ocean front lawn party with lavish buffet, family games and front row seats to an oceanfront fireworks show at 9:15!
TIP: This is a ticketed event.
If you’re a registered guest of the Omni Amelia Island Resort, you can take part in their Independence Day Weekend celebration including poolside movies, a Firecracker 5K (July 2), a July 4th parade and 9:30pm Fireworks show.
TIP: Make room reservations now for this great family weekend!
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!
Ring in the New Year on Amelia Island and enjoy championship level football at TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville. It’s a win win!
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