SOURCE: Amelia Island Convention & Visitors Bureau

Amelia Island Convention & Visitors Bureau

April 27, 2009 15:30 ET

Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival Plays to Visitors

AMELIA ISLAND, FL--(Marketwire - April 27, 2009) - On May 21, the Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival will kick off its eighth season, featuring classical music performances for a variety of audiences. Set along northeast Florida, visitors can experience the festival at numerous intimate and historic venues throughout Fernandina Beach and Amelia Island. The 2009 Festival includes Juilliard and Guarneri String Quartets, Jennifer Koh, Bobby McDuffie, Anne-Marie McDermott and the Eroica Trio.

Chamber Music Festival attendees enjoy a 20 percent discount on tickets to select performances when booking at 12 local accommodators. Seven* properties have created packages for the Festival, offering additional discounts and amenities.

Addison on Amelia*

Amelia Hotel at the Beach*

Amelia Island Plantation

Florida House Inn

Elizabeth Pointe Lodge*

Hampton Inn Amelia Island @ Fernandina Beach

Hampton Inn & Suites, Amelia Island

Hoyt House*

The Amelia Island Williams House*

The Ash Street Inn*

The Fairbanks House*

Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island

Packages include:

Visitors to Addison on Amelia will receive two concert tickets to select performances when booking a three-night stay.

Amelia Hotel at the Beach is offering a $139 nightly rate on standard rooms, May 21 through May 24, and $99 per night from May 25 through June 14 (promo code MUSIC).

Elizabeth Pointe Lodge offers special midweek rates Sunday through Thursday with rates starting at $150/night for a sunset room with queen bed and $180/night for king bed.

Hoyt House offers a third-night free when booking any two-night stay.

The Amelia Island Williams House offers 20 percent off a two-night weekend stay with purchase of concert tickets at 20 percent off, and one-night midweek stay with 10 percent off room and 20 percent off tickets.

Guests of The Ash Street Inn can book "Tickets on Us" package, offering up to two festival tickets per room per stay on select concerts. Starting at $368, amenities include wine and chocolate-dipped strawberries for the two-night package.

The Fairbanks House is offering 30 percent off concert tickets with a three-night stay.

Visit www.aicmf.com for further details about tickets and Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival accommodation packages.

*Packages based on availability. Restrictions, minimum stay and black out dates apply based on individual property. Contact individual properties for restrictions and to book.

About Amelia Island

Located off northeast Florida, Amelia Island is a barrier island rich in history and natural beauty. For visitor information, visit www.ameliaisland.com.

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