Amelia Island Williams House
103 S. 9th St.
Amelia Island, Florida, 32034, United States
(904) 277-2328

Butts and Briskets – BQ Competition October 5th!

October 2nd, 2013

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Saturday October 5th is the 5th Annual COFB Butts and Brisket Competition. We currently have 35 teams registered to compete and that means there will be at least 35 different recipes you can come out and buy. Event opens at 11:00am with our other vendors opening up, kids xzone cranking up and the yard games ready to be played. Plates of the team recipes go on sale for $10. Plates include pulled pork and brisket, sides and tea. Island Vibe will take the stage at 12:00pm and the Brian Absher Band will follow at 1:30pm. We will also have a cornhole tournament at 1:00pm. Sign-up at the event beginning at 12:30pm. $10 per team… winner takes all!!! Award for the competition will be held at 3:00pm. And dont forget the Goin Coastal Music Series Concert featuring the Lee Boys, Parker Urban Band and Spred the Dub that night beginning at 5:30pm!!!!

Amelia Cruizer Car Show- Saturday October 19th

October 3rd, 2013

THE AMELIA CRUIZERS – 17th Annual 8 Flags – CAR SHOW
Downtown, Centre Street – Fernandina Beach, Florida

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Saturday October 19, 2013

Lots of fun to stroll down Centre Street and view the cars of lore, some of the cars ( pertaining to a FEW us of a certain age!?!) we used to view in the parking lot of High School in the 50′s through the 70′s and MORE! All free and a great afternoon and plenty of sales going on in the stores and gallery’s as well! Not to mention surrounded by the best restaurants on Amelia Island AND all within easy walking distance from the Williams House! It will be a great weekend and we hope you join us!
Thanks for the photo’s as always Scott Moore!
Saturday October 19, 2013

Weddings, Anniversaries, Proposals Oh My!

October 4th, 2013

Big Love Fest Lollapalooza here at the Williams House this last weekend! Wedding, Proposal and Anniversaries galore!
Here is a group shot of a few of them! Ryan & Nicole Bowman (1 year), Richard and Amanda Roland (2 years), Fred and Lydia Tower (12 years) and Chuck and Annette (proposal and she said YES!). A good time was had by all and it was a super great group and we miss you all!

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Amelia Island Jazz Festival – October 6-13

October 4th, 2013

Going to be perfect weather for the kick-off concert at Amelia Park, Sunday Oct. 6,

4-6pm…TGIF U.S. Navy Jazz Band! Bring your chair & get some of those new BBQ egg rolls from Sonny’s!

Headliners for the AI Jazz festival….Mindi Abair & Royal Crown Revue…..both concerts followed by Jam sessions (included with your ticket!! Purchase tickets online (thru Facebook) get discounts & free stuff!!!

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Last Minute Getaway Special! $$ What a Deal!!

October 4th, 2013

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Thinking of a last minute getaway to rest and relax. Look no further than the Williams House, a beautiful B & B on Amelia Island. MUST CALL THE INN TO BOOK. DISCOUNT WILL NOT BE GIVEN FOR ONLINE BOOKINGS

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Stay one night at regular room rate and receive 1/2 off the second night
Applies to weekend rates and is subject to availability
May only be booked 48 hours in advance of your stay and may not be combined with other packages or specials

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Christmas Tea and Card Making Event -Get in the spirit with

October 9th, 2013

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December 5, 2013 from 2:00 to 4:30 pm.
The Williams House is beautifully decorated for Christmas and there’s no better way to enjoy or prepare for the holidays than to sip a cup of tea, taste some holiday treats and make a Christmas Card to send to someone special. All supplies needed to make your card will be provided. We will be using Close to My Heart supplies and stamps.Cost is $18.00 per person. Reservations are required. Please call the Inn to book. 904-277-2328

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Amelia Island Voted Among Top Islands in Conde Nast

October 26th, 2013

AMELIA ISLAND, FL–(Marketwired – Oct 23, 2013) – Amelia Island, Florida has placed among the Top 25 Islands in the World in the 2013 Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards. Amelia Island finished in the #24 spot in a list comprised of destinations such as Bora Bora, Santorini and the British Virgin Islands. For the seventh consecutive year, Amelia Island was also voted among the Top 10 US Islands in the Readers’ Choice Awards, finishing #10 among other popular US islands destinations such as Maui, Nantucket, Kauai and Hilton Head.

“It’s always an honor to be ranked among the top destinations in the U.S., but to break into the Top 25 Islands in the World this year is especially gratifying,” said Gil Langley, President of the Amelia Island Convention and Visitors Bureau. ”It’s encouraging to see our efforts pay off as we continue to promote our little island paradise to travelers around the globe.”

The awards are based on the results of the magazine’s annual Readers’ Choice Survey, in which nearly 80,000 travelers voted this year. The destination was ranked based on scenery, friendliness, atmosphere, restaurants, lodging, activities and beaches. Winners will be published in the November issue of the magazine.

About Amelia Island
Northeast Florida’s coastal treasure, Amelia Island is a barrier island rich in colorful history and breath-taking natural beauty. Consistently ranked in the top 10 North American Islands by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler, Amelia Island offers long, beautiful beaches, abundant wildlife, and pristine waters. Upscale resorts with world-class spas, championship golf and exclusive dining blend effortlessly with a captivating collection of bed and breakfast inns and historic districts. The island is home to Fernandina Beach, once a vibrant Victorian seaport village, and now a charming downtown district of eclectic shops, attractions and eateries. Forget the everyday getaway; Come make memories on Amelia Island. For visitor information and online planning, visit

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Fort Clinch Live Oaks, Amelia Island, Florida

October 30th, 2013

The Live Oak in this area are majestically gigantic and this photo by our local photographer Dawna Moore showcases the Live Oaks at Fort Clinch. For those of you that have stayed with us in the past also know we boast one that rivals this size right here in our courtyard! Thanks for the photo Dawna!

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The USS Constitution was built from the lumber of 2,000 live oak trees, which were cut and milled near St. Simons, Georgia. The Constitution saw action against the British during the war of 1812, receiving the nickname “Old Ironsides” due to the strength of its live oak construction.

Sunrise at the beach on Amelia Island

October 30th, 2013

For all of you early risers up for a stroll on the beach before breakfast here is a example of the morning sights here on our island. Special thanks to our local photographer Scott Moore!

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