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Upcoming Special Events
City-Sponsored Events
9th Annual Amelia Island Chili Cook-Off
Saturday, February 21st, 2015
11:00am-4:00pm
Downtown on 2nd Street
Information:  contact Jay Robertson (904-310-3361; )
Event flyer:  Chili Cook-Off 2015

Awards for Spiciest; Most Unique; Chef's Choice; People's Choice; Overall Best; and Best Booth.  Chili tasting open to the public:  $10/person.  Live music, arts & crafts vendors, and Kid's Zone.


7th Annual Rib Cook-Off
Saturday, March 14th, 2015
10:00am-4:00pm
Main Beach Park on Tarpon Avenue
Information:  contact Jay Robertson (904-310-3361; )
Event flyer:  7th Annual Rib Cook-Off

Rib dinner plates go on sale at 12:00pm for $10 each.  Cornhole Tournament at 1:00pm.  Live music, arts & crafts vendors, face painting, and Kid's Zone.


Steve Swan Memorial 2-on-2 Basketball Tournament
March 21st-22nd, 2015
MLK, Jr. Recreation Center on Elm Street
Information:  contact Jay Robertson (904-310-3361; )
Informational flyer:  Swan 2-on-2 Basketball Tournament

Youth divisions (boys and girls):  $40/team.  Adult divisions:  $60/team.  3-person roster limit per team.  Trophies/medals for Youth divisions; cash/trophies for Adult divisions.  Live entertainment, televisions to view NCAA Basketball Tournament, and food concessions.  Proceeds will help start the Steven Swan Youth Sports Fund to help underprivileged children participate in area youth sports.


Slide Into Spring Music Festival
Saturday, March 28th, 2015 from 12:00-10:00pm
Sunday, March 29th from 1:00-8:00pm
Main Beach Park
Information:  contact Jay Robertson (904-310-3361; )
Event flyer:  Slide Into Spring Festival


Spring Community Yard Sale
Saturday, April 4th, 2015
8:00am-2:00pm
Atlantic Recreation Center
Information:  call 904-310-3358
Informational flyer:  Spring Community Yard Sale

Permitted Special Events
The following events have received special event permits through the City of Fernandina Beach.  The City of Fernandina Beach is not managing these events.  If you have any questions pertaining to a listed event, please call the City of Fernandina Beach Parks & Recreation Department: (904) 310-3350.