This exciting 3-day festival, held over a weekend every May and based at the Atlantic Recreation Center, celebrates the bioregion on and around Amelia Island. The festival includes numerous nature tours led by area naturalists and park rangers; nature photography workshops taught by local professionals; a nature-based/green business expo; a Kids’ Niche, with nature-based activities for children; critters from the Jacksonville Zoo; a Silent Auction; and more!
Wild Nites Nature Lectures are held on the 2nd Tuesday of the months September - May at 7:00pm at the Peck Center Auditorium, 516 South 10th Street (corner of South 10th Street & Fir Street). All lectures are FREE and open to the public.
Wild Nites Lectures 2022-2023
October 11th, 2022: "Cumberland Island Update." Speaker: Jessica Edwards, Wild Cumberland, Inc.
November 8th: "Amelia Island Sea Turtle Update." Speaker: Mary Duffy, Amelia Island Sea Turtle, Inc.
December 13th: "Racoons Among Us." Speaker: Kristen Littles, Tows and Tails.