Local Area EventsListing Calendar
April - Woodbine Crawfish Festival
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 2-4, 2014
May 2, 3, 4, 2014. Fernandina Beach, FL. Enjoy this great festival located a short 20 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 Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival this weekend, they know one thing: There will be plenty of shrimp to eat. The 2014 Shrimp Festival Pirate Parade will be held on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 6 p.m in Fernandina Beach, Florida. The parade staging area is at and around Central Park. Come stay with us at North Jacksonville/St. Marys KOA!
Independence Day Celebration
The Kiwanis Club sponsors the 45th Annual Independence Day Festival on Thursday, July 4, 2013, 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. www.kingslandcatfishfestival.com
Blues Festival - Sept. 12 & 13, 2014; Amelia Island, FL
Just minutes south of the North Jacksonville/St. Marys KOA on I-95 you will find beautiful Amelia Island, FL. This historic venue will play host to the 4th Annual Amelia Island Blues Festival on Sept. 12 & 13, 2014. Located on the harbor front in Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach, the 2014 Amelia Island Blues Festival will feature a melting pot of Chicago Blues, Mississippi Delta Blues and Blues Rock artist. Give us a call at the North Jacksonville/St Marys KOA to reserve a prime site for your RV, travel trailer, fifth-wheel or tent. We look forward to your stay as a home base for this great festival. http://ameliaislandbluesfest.com
St. Mary's,GA. Rock Shrimp Festival
Rock shrimp is a yummy treat somewhere between shrimp and lobster. Come join us as we celebrate this indigenous food with parade, food vendors, music. All events free!