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Check out the Fourth of July Festivities in Amelia Island, Florida

Wanting to get away from the crowds this 4th of July? From classic lawn parties and BBQ to spectacular fireworks displays, there’s something for everyone to enjoy on July 4th in Amelia Island.

Fourth of July Weekend Festivities in Amelia Island, Florida

As the summertime reaches its peak, it’s time to don your red, white, and blue and gear up for unforgettable Independence Day celebrations, and if your'e looking to get away from the hussle and bussle of Orlando, a less than 3 hour drive will find you on Northeast Florida’s coastal treasure, Amelia Island.

From classic lawn parties and BBQ to watermelon eating contests and spectacular fireworks displays, there’s something for everyone to enjoy on July 4th.

This year, Amelia Island has a variety of options for locals and travelers alike, including free fireworks displays and several premier events at the Omni Amelia Island Resort and The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island.

Sizzling Lineup includes Free Fireworks Show and Premier Events

Red, White and Deep Blue July 4th Celebration at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island

The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island
4th of July, 4700 Amelia Island Pkwy

Kick off your Independence Day festivities with an all-American lawn party at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island.

From 6 pm to 9:30 pm, dine on a mouthwatering barbecue buffet featuring classic favorites and seafood delights. But save room for dessert, as the Pastry Chefs present a lavish red, white, and blue dessert spread.

The highlight of the evening? Dazzling oceanfront fireworks starting at 9:15 pm. It’s an event you won’t want to miss! Get all the details here.

Hometown 4th of July in Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach

Light Up Amelia
4th of July, Foot of Centre Street

Experience the charm of historic downtown Fernandina Beach at the Hometown 4th of July celebration. From 6 - 9:30 pm., join Light Up Amelia, the City of Fernandina Beach, and Florida Public Utilities for an evening filled with your favorite food trucks, sweet treats, and local vendors.

And of course, no Fourth of July celebration is complete without fireworks! Catch the dazzling display at approximately 9 pm. It’s the perfect way to celebrate America’s birthday.

4th of July Bash at Omni Amelia Island Resort

Omni Amelia Island Resort
4th of July, 39 Beach Lagoon Rd

If you’re lucky enough to be staying at the Omni Amelia Island Resort over July 4th weekend, get ready for the ultimate celebration!

Exclusive to resort guests only, the festivities kick off with a Golf Cart Parade and continue with a Party on the Pool Deck featuring fireworks. But the fun doesn’t stop there! Take part in the Firecracker 5k Run, Mini Golf Tournament, and Red, White & Blue Bash, complete with face painting, bounce houses, and delicious BBQ.

Book your stay now to join in on the excitement!

Light up the Sky Independence Day Celebration  Northeast Florida Fairgrounds,  543378 US-1, Callahan

Light up the Sky Independence Day Celebration
4th of July, Northeast Florida Fairgrounds,  543378 US-1, Callahan

Join the communities of Hilliard, Callahan, and Nassau County Bicentennial for an unforgettable 4th of July Celebration at the Northeast Florida Fairgrounds.

Gates open at 4 pm, with live music kicking off at 4:30 pm. Get ready for an afternoon/evening packed with fun activities including food vendors, carnival games and contests like the pie bake-off, watermelon eating, and patriot dress.

The highlight of the night? A spectacular fireworks display lighting up the sky at 9 pm. It’s an old-fashioned 4th the whole family will love!

No matter where you find yourself on July 4th, Amelia Island and all of Nassau County have something special in store for you. So gather your friends and family and get ready to celebrate America’s independence in style!

Along with an award-winning collection of resorts, hotels, and bed & breakfasts, Amelia Island is also home to an amazing assortment of oceanfront vacation rental properties which are perfect for big groups and families.

Visit to explore options and book a stay.

Fourth of July Weekend Festivities in Amelia Island, Florida

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