The gates will open at 10:00 a.m. and will feature a variety of children's activities including bounce houses, a water slide, hamster wheels, and dunking tank, as well as service vehicles for the kids to explore. Cost of entry is $5 per person and all children 12 and under are free. Nassau County Fire/Rescue Local 3101 and the City of Fernandina Beach Fire Department will be selling hamburgers and hotdogs for lunch.
The softball tournament will begin at 10:30 a.m. with the first pitch thrown by local United Way recipients. Two Sheriff teams will face-off on one field while the City Fire Department and Nassau County Fire Rescue face-off on the adjacent field. The winning teams will then face-off for this year's title while the losing teams play a consolation game.
Raffle tickets will also be sold on-site for $1 each, or 6 for $5. Example prizes include a 2-night stay at Amelia Hotel; 1 night stay at the Hampton Inn & Suites; $40 Crab Trap Gift Certificate, a gift certificate for a 2 hour guided excursion with Amelia Island Kayak, a Jacksonville Suns Gift Basket and much, much more. A full list of prizes can be viewed here. All proceeds will benefit the United Way of Northeast Florida.
We hope to see you all there!
County Manager's Office