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Upcoming Summer Events For the Whole Family

Jun 29, 2015 02:00AM
Hometown All-American 4th of July Celebration July 4th, 2015 Downtown Fernandina Beach - Front Street Information: contact Jay Robertson (904-310-3361. Sponsored by the City of Fernandina Beach and Light Up Amelia. This evening celebration includes a parade, music and contests at the waterfront, and fireworks. The parade begins the celebration at 6:00pm, with the fireworks display concluding the evening at 9:30pm.

Great Southern Tailgate Classic August 21st - 22nd Main Beach Park Information: contact Jay Robertson (904-310-3361. Tailgating competition featuring representatives from several colleges and universities. Other featured activities include live music from acclaimed music acts; drumline performances; fan competitions; tailgating seminars; and more.

Steve Swan Memorial 2-on-2 Basketball Tournament Date TBD MLK, Jr. Recreation Center on Elm Street Information: contact Jay Robertson (904-310-3361. 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 and food concessions. Proceeds will help start the Steve Swan Youth Sports Fund to help underprivileged children participate in area youth sports.