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Theatre and Nightlife

Looking for something to fill the evening? The fun doesn’t stop when the sun goes down. Amelia Island has a host of venues offering entertainment and live music. After you enjoy a night out on the town, come back to your seaside escape. Make your special evening plans after securing one of our Amelia Island oceanfront vacation rentals!

Amelia Community Theatre

Located a few blocks from Centre Street in the Fernandina Beach Historic District, Amelia Community Theatre stages artistic performances year-round. Founded in 1981, ACT presents entertaining, poignant, and humorous high-quality plays from talented directors, casts, crews, and musicians of the Northeast Florida region. Sit back in comfortable seats and enjoy the show!

Location: 207 & 209 Cedar Street

Amelia Island Downtown Tasting Tours

For a fun evening on Amelia Island, book a food tasting tour, explore numerous local restaurants, and enjoy local flavors! Each tour is filled with history, laughs, delicious plates, and original cocktails.

Location: 4 North 2nd Street

Palace Saloon

This historic pre-Prohibition saloon is famously the oldest bar in Florida. Enjoy the mosaic floors and painted murals while sipping a cocktail and listening to live music. Cheers!

Location: 117 Centre Street

The Decantery

Located beside the Palace Saloon in historic downtown Fernandina Beach, The Decantery prides itself as being the island's premier wine, craft beer and cocktail lounge. Boasting an exceptional, rare and unique wine selection, The Decantery also offers delectable homemade desserts and accoutrements. Treat yourself!

Location: 117 Centre Street

Green Turtle Tavern

If you’re seeking a laidback, beach-house vibe, the Green Turtle Tavern serves cocktails and bar snacks beside a lineup of live bands. Grab a porch seat and enjoy the fresh air while you listen to the musicians jam.

Location: 14 S. 3rd Street

Local’s Cocktail Lounge 

Locals’ Cocktail Lounge is a casual neighborhood bar located on Sadler Road and 14th Street mid-island. It has secluded spots where you can enjoy an evening with friends, or join the crowd and watch as staff transform the space into one of the hottest nightspots on the island.

Location: 869 Sadler Road
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