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2024 Wild Amelia Nature Festival

May 10–18

The 15th Annual Nature Festival will be nine days of fun and exciting events for adults and children!
A complete schedule of events and more information will be available here soon.

The 2024 Wild Amelia Nature Festival will offer many events to introduce visitors to our diverse local ecosystems and the wonderful creatures that inhabit them. And to the vital and urgent need to preserve them.

Beginning Friday, May 10, enjoy a week of ecotours, a river cruise, Wild Storytime for kids, Downtown to Dunes community cleanup, trolley tours of the Gardens of Amelia, and a Garden Party fundraiser at Main Beach.

Saturday, May 18, the Eco-Expo will be held at Main Beach. There will be something for everyone at this awesome family event. Come relax, have fun, and get in touch with nature! It's bigger than ever with up to 90 booths of environmental organizations as well as local vendors. Enjoy wildlife exhibits, music by the Honey Badgers, Laid Back, and Liberty Blues Band. Enjoy food and refreshments from multiple food trucks, a beer garden, and a water refill station to quench your thirst and keep you hydrated. Attractions for children include the Kids Niche with hands-on nature projects, bounce houses, Touch-A-Truck, and a Nature Passport activity with gifts for completed passports.

Don't miss these great events celebrating the natural wonders of the bioregion of Nassau County, Florida.

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2024 Ecotours

 

AVAILABLE EVERY DAY:
Amelia Adventures SUP and Boat Tours
Plan Your Adventure Cost: Varies
Register: www.ameliaadventures.com/

Amelia River Cruises, Cumberland and Sunset Boat Tours
Schedule Your Cruise Cost: Varies
Register: http://www.ameliarivercruises.comwww.ameliarivercruises.com

FRIDAY, MAY 10
Eco Electric Bike Tour to Big Talbot Island
1:30 pm Cost: $85 (Discounted Rate)
Register: www.pedegoamelia.com

Jaybird Hammock Farm, Sunset BYOB Goat Yoga
7 pm Cost: $30
Register: https://linktr.ee/jaybirdhammockfarm

Amelia River Cruises, Wild Amelia River Cruise
7 pm Cost: $50 / $35 (KNB Members)
Register: www.ameliarivercruises.com

SATURDAY, MAY 11
Downtown to Dunes, Community Cleanup
9 am Cost: Free
Register: https://lp.constantcontactpages.com/ev/reg/5xc2tmx

Jaybird Hammock Farm, Baby Goat Yoga
9 am Cost:$30
Register: https://linktr.ee/jaybirdhammockfarm

Jaybird Hammock Farm, Guided Walk with the Goat Herd
10:30 am Cost:$10
Register: https://linktr.ee/jaybirdhammockfarm

SUNDAY, MAY 12
Mom’s Day Guided Walk on the Greenway
11 am Cost: Free (Gift for all Moms)
Register: www.eventbrite.com/e/moms-day-guided-walk-on-the-greenway-tickets-878560346647

MONDAY, MAY 13
Ron Sapp Egans Creek Greenway Guided Walk
8:30 am Cost: Free
Register:www.eventbrite.com/e/ron-sapp-egans-creek-greenway-guided-walk-tickets-878547026807

Beach Tales at Seaside Park
6:00 pm Cost: $10
Register: www.eventbrite.com/e/beach-tales-at-seaside-park-tickets-878561770907

TUESDAY, MAY 14
Native Plants on the Ron Sapp Egans Creek Greenway
8:30 am Cost: Free
Register: www.eventbrite.com/e/native-plants-on-the-ron-sapp-egans-creek-greenway-tickets-878550677727

Kayak Amelia Tour
1:30 pm Cost: $70
Register: kayakamelia.com

Sunset with the Birds
7:30 pm Cost: $10
Register: www.eventbrite.com/e/sunset-with-the-birds-tickets-878566906267

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15
The Maritime Forest—Ron Sapp Egans Creek Greenway
9 am Cost: Free
Register: www.eventbrite.com/e/the-maritime-forest-ron-sapp-egans-creek-greenway-tickets-878555070867

Fort Clinch Willow Pond Hike
1 pm Cost: Free (Park Entrance Fee)
Register: www.eventbrite.com/e/ft-clinch-willow-pond-hike-tickets-878542453127

Ron Sapp Egans Creek Greenway Guided Walk
4:30 pm Cost: Free
Register: www.eventbrite.com/e/ron-sapp-egans-creek-greenway-guided-walk-tickets-878547919477

THURSDAY, MAY 16
Visit the Salt Marsh—Ron Sapp Egans Creek Greenway
9:00 am Cost: Free
Register: www.eventbrite.com/e/visit-the-salt-marsh-ron-sapp-egans-creek-greenway-tickets-878553135077

Kayak Amelia Tour
10 am Cost: $70
Register: kayakamelia.com

Eco Electric Bike Tour to Big Talbot Island
10 am Cost: $ $85 (Discounted Rate)
Register: www.pedegoamelia.com

Native Plants on the Ron Sapp Egans Creek Greenway
5:30 pm Cost: Free
Register: www.eventbrite.com/e/native-plants-on-the-ron-sapp-egans-creek-greenway-tickets-878549253467

FRIDAY, MAY 17
Beach Tales at North Beach Park
8 am Cost: $10
Register: www.eventbrite.com/e/beach-tales-at-north-beach-tickets-878564238287

Birding Tour—Ron Sapp Egans Creek Greenway
8:30 am Cost: Free
Register: www.eventbrite.com/e/birding-tour-ron-sapp-egans-creek-greenway-tickets-878551229377

SATURDAY, MAY 18
Florida Bat Conservancy Nature Presentation
9 am Cost: Free
Register: www.eventbrite.com/e/florida-bat-conservancy-nature-presentation-tickets-879131615327

PaddleJax Kayak Tour
10 am Cost: Varies
Register: www.paddlejaxamelia.com

Eco Electric Bike Tour to Big Talbot Island
10 am Cost: $85 (Discounted Rate)
Register: www.pedegoamelia.com

WILD STORYTIME

These events are all free of charge and for kids of any age.

MONDAY, MAY 13

10am Story & Song Wild Storytime
Info: storyandsongarts.org/

11am Yulee Library Wild Storytime
Info: https://nassaureads.com/events/

2pm Story & Song Movie: Maritime Forest
Info: storyandsongarts.org/

3pm Hillard Library Wild Storytime
Info: https://nassaureads.com/events/

3:30pm Story & Song Showing: Nature Photography
Info: storyandsongarts.org/


TUESDAY, MAY 14

11am Fernandina Beach Library Wild Storytime
Info: https://nassaureads.com/events/


WEDNESDAY, MAY 15

11am Book Loft Wild Storytime
Info: thebookloftamelia.com/

11am Yulee Library Wild Storytime
Info: https://nassaureads.com/events/

3pm Bryceville Library Wild Storytime
Info: https://nassaureads.com/events/

4pm Book Loft Wild Storytime
Info: thebookloftamelia.com/


THURSDAY, MAY 16

11am Book Loft Wild Storytime
Info: thebookloftamelia.com/

11am Callahan Library Wild Storytime
Info: https://nassaureads.com/events/

4pm Book Loft Wild Storytime
Info: thebookloftamelia.com/

 

FRIDAY, MAY 17

11am Fernandina Beach Library Wild Storytime
Info: https://nassaureads.com/events/

2pm Story & Song Movie: Florida Birds
Info: storyandsongarts.org/

4:00pm Story & Song Showing: Preserving Amelia Plantation
Info: storyandsongarts.org/