Nassau County

Nassau County is located in Northeast Florida bordering Georgia on the north, the Atlantic Ocean on the east, and Duval and Baker County. 

Nassau County was established from St. Johns County in 1824 and named for the Nassau Sound, which separates Nassau and Duval counties. The name comes from the capital of the Bahamas, which was named for the Duchy of Nassau, a former German state. 

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October 7 - 14, 2018

Location: Amelia Island, Florida

This week-long festival features world-class jazz music in many styles performed by jazz greats as well as fresh, up-and-coming young talent. Performances are staged in several venues around Amelia Island including Saint Michael Parish Hall, Sandy Bottoms Beach Bar & Grill, Amelia Park, Arte Pizza, the Florida House Inn, Horizons, OMNI Hotels & Resorts Amelia Island Plantation. 

January 19 - 28

Location: Amelia Island

Explore the delicacies of Amelia Island with this ten day long event that allows local restaurants to show off their most delicious meals. Restaurants will be serving set price prix-fixe menus for both lunch and dinner.

Nassau County School District is one the largest school districts in Florida. The district home to over 25 public schools, including alternative schools and charter schools.

September 21-23, 2017

Location: Fernandina Beach, Florida

Promoting independent filmmakers with screenings from 14 countries, film workshops, a VR experience and music videos.