Local Area EventsListing Calendar
April - Woodbine Crawfish Festival, April 24th and 25th
Features concessions offering such mouth watering treats as Crawfish Boil, Crawfish Woodbine (Etoufee), Fried Chicken Dinners, Red Beans and Rice, Homemade Desserts, Barbecue, Funnel Cakes, Ice Cream and much more.
The Crawfish Parade is also one of the highlights of the festival and the Arts & Crafts show is highly acclaimed by vendors and patrons alike.
Woodbine strives to produce a quality show with a variety of hand crafted items from wood working to quilts. These areas will be located along the winding path of our Riverwalk. This meandering walkway, combined with vintage benches and lampposts, adds an aura of charm from days gone by.
Shrimp Festival - Fernandina Beach, FL; May 1, 2 & 3, 2014
May 1, 2, 3, 2015. Fernandina Beach, FL. Enjoy this great festival located a short 30 minute drive from the North Jacksonville/St. Marys KOA. Easy access to I95 allows you to attend the festival and return to your RV, Fifth Wheel, Travel Trailer or Tent and enjoy a weekend of camping at the North Jacksonville/St. Marys KOA. Call or log on to make your reservations today. As you enter downtown Fernandina Beach, FL at the corner of 8th and Centre Streets make sure you visit the antiques, art and food booths as you stroll the Historic business district of this fair town. As people from Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia come to Amelia Island for the Shrimp Festival Pirate Parade.
America's Birthday - St. Marys Railroad
Back by popular demand, this ride into history brings you face to face with the founders of our country. You'll swell with American pride during this heart-touching adventure. A great way for children to discover the true meaning of being an American.
June 27 and July 4
Independence Day Celebration
The Kiwanis Club sponsors the 45th Annual Independence Day Festival on Saturday, July 4, 2014, at the Saint Marys waterfront. The festival will include a 5 and 10 kilometer road race, parade, vendors of both food and arts/crafts, entertainment, and a wonderful fireworks display at dark.
September (Labor Day) Kingsland Catfish Festival
During the three days of Labor Day Weekend, more than 5,000 people will flood the streets of downtown Kingsland, Georgia to browse over 100 arts and crafts/antiques and collectibles exhibits, sample the foods of nearly 30 different food vendors, and, of course, sit down to enjoy farm-raised Southern Fried Catfish, hushpuppies, grits, coleslaw, and sweetened iced tea.
St. Mary's,GA. Rock Shrimp Festival & Parade
Only 10 minutes from our Park. Make plans now to come stay with us and visit this great festival. The Annual Rock Shrimp Festival in historic St. Marys continues its long-standing tradition of family fun with a full day of events, including a 5K run, kids' activities, a themed parade featuring decorated floats, fire trucks, tractors, golf carts, and more. Downtown will be overflowing with all-day entertainment, demonstrations, arts and crafts vendors, food concessionaires, and, of course, the sweet-tasting rock shrimp that is the event's namesake.
The tentative schedule is as follows: 7:30 a.m. 5K start, 10 a.m. parade begins 9am - 5pm vendors open, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. rock shrimp dinners. All-day entertainment and demonstrations
Santa Express - St. Marys Railroad
Jolly old St. Nick himself awaits your special visit to Santa Land with a sleigh full of toys and gifts for all the good little girls and boys. The perfect old-fashioned celebration of the most wonderful time of the year.
November 28, December 5 & 12