Georgia vs. Florida 2019

Amelia Island offers Florida and Georgia football fans exclusive offers and a full weekend around the big game.
Here are the 2019 Georgia vs. Florida Partner Deals

LODGING DEALS

FL/GA WEEKEND PACKAGE 
Lodging Partner: Omni Amelia Island Plantation
Address: 39 Beach Lagoon Road
Offer: Enjoy 30% savings on the best available rate exclusive for residents of Florida and Georgia. Starting rate begins at $206.
Restrictions: Not applicable to groups, conventions or in combination with other savings or special discounts. Based on availability. Rates subject to change without notice. State photo I.D. required at check-in. Promo Code: Resident.

ACTIVITY DEALS

BOOZE AND BITES TASTING TOUR
Date: Friday - November 1
Venue: Downtown Amelia Island - Hola Cuban Cafe (meeting location)
Time: 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Address: 117 Centre Street
Cost: $80.00
Contact: Amelia Island Downtown Tasting Tours | ameliatastingtours@gmail.com | 904-512-7472
Each Downtown Booze & Bites Tasting Tour stops at 2 downtown eateries where you’ll meet the owners and chefs that create the wonderful local food that Amelia Island is known for. The tour will also visit 2 downtown bars where you will taste delicious cocktails made specially for our tour.

TAILGATE BIG GAME BASH
Date: Friday - November 1
Venue: The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM 
Address: 4750 Amelia Island Pkwy
Age Range: Adults
Cost: $125/person
Kick off this football weekend at the Tailgate Big Game Bash hosted by the Amelia Island Montessori School. Enjoy live music by the Bay Kings Band, an open bar, tailgate-inspired food, games, live and silent auctions, fireworks and more! Click here to purchase tickets.

THE 2ND STREET TAILGATE
Date: Friday - November 1
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM 
Address: 2nd Street- Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach
Sip & Shop all morning at participating downtown shops on 2nd Street.
- Amelia Island Downtown Tasting Tours: mimosas & 10% off on Cocktail Tours booked in-store during the event & 10%-20% off select gift shop items.
- Colie’s: This cute shop will be offering mimosas & a special discount for those sporting their team color! 
- Kayak Amelia Gift Shop: 45%-70% off select items.
- After a morning of shopping, head over to The Palace Saloon in the afternoon for the Florida Georgia Backyard Kick Off Party

PAINT YOUR FAVORITE TEAM GLASS
Date: Friday - November 1
Venue: Fern and Dina's 
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Address: 26 South 5th Street
Age Range: All Ages
Cost: $25/person
Contact: Call 904-261-5566 to reserve your space!
Join us to show your team spirit, while painting a one-of-a-kind glass. Select your own design or use one that is provided. Feel free to BYOB and snacks.

FLORIDA GEORGIA BACKYARD KICK OFF PARTY
Date: Friday - November 1
Venue: The Palace Saloon
Time: 4:00 PM - 11:30 PM 
Address: 117 Centre Street
Age Range: Adults
The Palace Saloon wants to get the BIG GAME weekend started with live music by Sam McDonald, award-winning bbq from Island Brothers Sauce Company, and drink specials!

COCKTAIL TOUR
Date: November 1 & 2
Venue: Downtown Amelia Island - Hola Cuban Cafe (meeting location)
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Address: 117 Centre Street 
Age Range: Adults
Cost: $45.00
Contact: Amelia Island Downtown Tasting Tours | ameliatastingtours@gmail.com | 904-512-7472
It's a mobile cocktail party in beautiful downtown Amelia Island! On this 2-hour guided walking tour, you will enjoy the unique character of our local bars. Each Cocktail Tour has four stops. On each stop, our tour guests will enjoy a tour cocktail and find out about each bar’s history. This local’s experience is a fun and laid-back way to spend time with friends and meet new people! This is a great tour for birthdays, anniversaries, girls’ weekend, bachelorette parties, pre-dinner drinks, staycations or date nights. Tour cost includes guided tour, 4 tour cocktails and bartender gratuity.

FAMILY-FRIENDLY SUNSET CRUISE
Date: November 1 - 3
Venue: Amelia River Cruises
Time: 5:30 PM
Address: One North Front Street
Age Range: All Ages
Cost: Adults $25 – Children $16 Plus 7% FL sales tax
Contact: Melanie Brubaker | melanie@ameliarivercrusies.com | 904-261-9972
This one-hour tour offers a relaxing way for the whole family to take in Florida’s first sunset and hear an abbreviated history of the area. Reservations are recommended. Departure time varies. 

BOATING ADVENTURE OF A LIFETIME
Date: October 31 - November 3
Venue: Backwater Cat Adventures
Time: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Address: 251 Creekside Drive, Dock E (Amelia Island Marina)
Age Range: Ages 5 & up
Cost: $125/person (regularly $135)
Contact and Promo Code: Call 904-753-7631 to reserve your space and mention Georgia/Florida to get your discount!
Receive $10 off your ticket for the boating adventure of a lifetime. 2.5 hours of beautiful scenery, wildlife, sea life and the experience of operating a fast boat. After a brief on how to operate the boat, this adventure takes visitors by historic Fort Clinch, majestic Cumberland Island (with its wild horses), and a four river run through the marshlands around Amelia Island. Drive your own boat while accompanied by a guide on his boat.

GEORGIA/FLORIDA WEDDING SPECIAL
Date: November 1 - 3
Venue: Amelia Island Beach Weddings
Address: 2141 Pebble Way, Amelia Island
Cost: 50% off any wedding ceremony package - savings of up to $1,500 
Why not combine the big game weekend around the beach wedding of your dreams? Contact Todd Smith at 404-881-0420 and use Promo Code: Georgia/Florida Weekend Special. Must be booked by October 31, 2019

RETAIL DEALS

FERNANDINA BEACH MARKET PLACE FARMERS MARKET
Date: Saturday - November 2
Venue: Historic, downtown Fernandina Beach
Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Address: 1 North Seventh Street 
Age Range: All Ages
Cost: Free
Contact: Judie Mackie | judie@piratecommunications.com | 904-583-0659
With nearly 40 vendors and growing every week this is a MUST SEE Amelia Island or Fernandina Beach experience! Organic produce, friendly farmers, wonderful chefs and many other delights await you at this farmer's market in historic, downtown Fernandina. Each week we mix up our local musicians, our non-profit organizations and a traditional brick and mortar shop keeper, too. Our local residents tell us, "Every weekend feels like a reunion!"

AMELIA ANGLER OUTFITTERS STORE SALE
Date: November 1 - November 3
Store: Amelia Angler Outfitters
Address: 111 Centre Street
Celebrate Georgia/Florida weekend with 20% - 30% off select items in the store. FREE Kingfish book with purchases over $50.

DRIFTWOOD SURF SHOP GATOR/DAWG SALE
Date: November 1 - November 3
Store: Driftwood Surf Shop
Store Hours: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM (Fri & Sat); 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Sun)
Address: 31 S Fletcher Avenue
Driftwood surf shop would like to offer 10% off any sunglasses, footwear, apparel, and/or accessories not already discounted. Excludes hardgood, i.e., surfboards, skateboards, etc. Promo code: Say either "Go Gators" or "Go Dawgs" at the register. 

DEBONAIR HANDBAGS AND GIFTS STORE SALE
Date: October 20 - November 3
Store: Debonair
Store Hours: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM (Fri & Sat); 11:30 AM - 4:30 PM (Sun)
Address: 114 Centre Street
Celebrate Georgia/Florida weekend AND our 10 year store anniversary by enjoying 10% off everything in the store!

RED OTTER OUTFITTERS TRUNK SHOW AND STORE SALE
Date: October 31 - November 3
Store: Red Otter Outfitters
Store Hours: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM (Fri & Sat); 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM (Sun)
Address: 1012 Atlantic Avenue
Attend our Betsy Pittard Designs Trunk Show and receive 10% off all Betsy Pittard jewelry. Also enjoy 20% off all Southern Tide Collegiate apparel.

TWISTED SISTERS! TRUNK SHOW AND ARTIST SIGNING
Date: Friday - November 1
Store: Twisted Sister's
Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM (Artist Signing) 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Trunk Show) 
Address: 402 Centre Street
Age Range: All Ages
Artist, Gene Rizzo, will be signing his newest collegiate prints from 11am-3pm and Ronaldo jewelry will have a Trunk Show from 11am - 4pm. Refreshments will be served and drawings held every 30 mins from 12pm - 5pm. We also have a wide variety of UGA and UF fashionable clothing and accessories so you'll look your best at the big game!

DINING DEALS

BAGEL FROM DA BRONX
Date: November 2 & 3
Place: Story & Song Bookstore Bistro
Time: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM (Saturday); 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM (Sunday)
Address: 1430 Park Avenue
Fortify yourself before (or after) the BIG game with an authentic "bagel from da bronx", stuffed with ham, egg, cheese, and basil pesto for only $8.25. Complimentary cup of coffee with purchase. 

About Amelia Island

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.