BBQ and Tailgating Hit the Island

August 18th, 2015 by David Jones

imagesKick off the football season and celebrate the art of tailgating here in a beach setting on Amelia Island August 21st and 22nd.  This annual event will highlight the collegiate team spirit of those who enjoy the game through the Southern Schools Tailgate Challenge.  Teams can represent their school to be judged on the originality and quality of tailgating food selections, beverage choices, tailgate decor, team spirit and more!  Gates open Friday at 5 pm with pep-rally style entertainment by great bands from all over.  The fun continues all day Saturday until 9 pm.  In addition to all-day entertainment the festival will offer various food vendors highlighting traditional tailgating fare, craft beer tasting, a Kids’ Zone, VIP Lounge and more!  Book your reservation now at the Blue Heron Inn!  For more information, visit

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