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Dickens After Dark
December 7 @ 5:00 pm - December 9 @ 7:00 pm UTC+0
THE CHRISTMAS SPIRIT OF RENEWAL IS UPON US!Join us for the premier of Dickens after Dark, a spirited affair for adults 21 years and older. Meet Charles Dickens and delve into his mystical Christmas tale of reflection and redemption, the classic novella A Christmas Carol. Explore three magical & exclusive locations, investigate ghostly apparitions and hauntings, and engage with beloved Victorian characters as they help Dickens fulfill his Christmas wish!
Ghost Club (Centre Street pocket park between Lindy’s & Debonair)
Do you believe in ghosts at Christmas time? Become a member of Dickens’ esteemed Ghost Club to explore alongside the famous skeptic as he investigates the supernatural mysteries that abound. Experience the enchanting power of the ancient Mystic as she breathes Christmas magic into everything around her. Like the spirit of Christmas Present, she gingerly guides patrons through holiday hauntings and helps explain phenomena unique to the magic of Christmas time.
Tinker-Seeker-StoryWeaver Society (Upstairs of The Book Loft)
Does the Christmas season inspire the dreamer, adventure–seeker, poet, tinkerer, and imaginer in you? Like Dickens, are you more curious about the world around you as the year peacefully comes to a close? Cross through space and time as you learn the fundamentals of story telling and then work together with fellow guests to weave a unique tapestry of stories inspired by Christmas.
Gothic Alley (South 2nd Street)
Immerse yourself in a theatrical experience like no other. Visit the grave of the infamous Ebenezer Scrooge, imbibe holiday libations, dance beneath the mythical Rowan tree with the Spirit of Christmas Past, explore the prospect of redemption with the Spirit of Christmas Future and break the chains that bind Jacob Marley.
Tickets & Details
Open to adults 21 years of age or older with ticket. Must present ticket with valid ID to receive arm band at event for entrance. While not required, it is encouraged that you come dressed to impress in your favorite Victorian era holiday costumes! No outside alcohol allowed and alcohol is not allowed to leave dedicated areas.
Friday & Saturday, December 7th & 8th – 5pm-9pm
Ticket price includes one free drink (up to $7 value), a ghost tour of historic Fernandina Beach, and access to the three exclusive areas with specialty entertainment and cash bars.
- Friday Night, December 7th – Single Ticket – $40
- Saturday Night, December 8th – Single Ticket – $40
- Two-night Pass, December 7th & 8th – $70
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
While Dickens on Centre is free admission, the Friday and Saturday Dickens After Dark portion is for 21+ as it has a more ghostly element and alcohol sales involved.
What can I bring into the event?
While not required, it is encouraged that you come dressed to impress in your favorite Victorian era holiday costumes! No outside alcohol allowed.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Please email Jfallon@ameliaisland.com
What’s the refund policy?
Refunds will be issued up to 7 days prior to the event, minus a $5 handling fee.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
While it is preferrable, no, it is not necessary as long as you have your digital copy or ID.
Can I update my registration information?
Yes – email Jfallon@ameliaisland.com
Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?
Yes – email Jfallon@ameliaisland.com
Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn’t match the person who attends?
Yes, please note that once the ticket is redeemed it is no longer valid and will be replaced with a wristband.