A Weekend of Concerts, Seafood and More in the Nation’s Oldest City

Events to Make Your St Augustine Vacation One to Remember 

St Augustine Concerts and Festivals take place almost daily here in St. Augustine, Florida and this weekend is going to be no exception. Some plan their St Augustine Vacation around our special events!

This weekend, if you like seafood and good music, you are in luck! The Annual Lions Seafood Festival returns this to Francis Field for yet another year. Along with your plans to attend this amazing event you may find yourself starting your Saturday running across the Vilano Beach Bridge or taking a hike through one of the nation’s oldest cemeteries.

A St Augustine vacation is simply one you must take! Ask anyone who has been here and they’ll surely attest that you won’t run out of things to do here. Even when you think you’ve seen it all, there’s much more!  Here is our official weekend event lineup as promised.

Saturday – March 17th

St. Augustine Lions Seafood Festival

The popular St. Augustine Lions Seafood Festival returns bringing boatloads of seafood delicacies, entertainment and 100 artisans to the Ancient City for three days of food and fun including a musical lineup featuring a Grammy nominee and regional favorites. Admission to the festival is $5 for adults and free for youth ages 15 and under. The festival takes place at Francis Field, which is walking distance from the Agustin Inn. The hours this weekend are: Saturday 10 a.m.-9 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 25 W. Castillo Dr., St. Augustine 904-829-1753 www.lionsfestival.com 

The 22nd Annual Vilano Bridge 5K and 10K Run & Walk

The Vilano Bridge 5K and 10k run/walk starts at 8 a.m. at the Vilano Beach Community Center and Park.  Visit the website for registration information and to view this amazing course. 120 Meadow Ave., St. Augustine 904-461-1615 www.vilanobeachfl.com/run

Tolomato Cemetery Guided Tour

Tour the oldest extant planned cemetery in Florida with burials from the First Spanish Period, 1565-1763. Admission is free always on the third Saturday of the month, and donations are encouraged. Tours are from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 14 Cordova St., St. Augustine 904-257-3273 www.tolomatocemetery.com

Gamble Rogers Music Festival Concert

The Gamble Rogers Music Festival hosts this concert featuring national champion guitarist Richard Smith at the Whitney Laboratory Lohman Auditorium. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the music begins at 7 p.m. Light refreshments and merchandise will be available. Tickets are $20 at the door and $15 in advance. 9505 Oceanshore Blvd., St. Augustine 904-794-4163 www.gamblerogersfest.org

1964: The Tribute The Best Beatles Tribute on Earth at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre

Back by popular demand, Strut Productions and BPE Productions present 1964: The Tribute The Best Beatles Tribute on Earth live at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. Experience a Beatles’ concert the way it was performed more than 50 years ago. 1964: The Tribute focuses on the quintessential moment in history when The Beatles actually played before a live audience. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the performance is at 8 p.m. Admission ranges from $54.50-$34.50. 1340 A1A South, St. Augustine 904-209-0367 www.staugamphitheatre.com

St. Augustine Art and Craft Festival

The St. Augustine Art and Craft Festival features some of the nation’s best artists and crafters and offers jewelry, ceramics, stained glass, photography, handmade soaps and much more. All items are made in the USA. The event is Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the St. Johns County Pier Park. Admission is free. 350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach 352-344-0657 www.tnteventsinc.com

Sunday, March 18

Ancient Dunes Trail Hike

Enjoy a guided hike through ancient dunes shaded by a maritime hammock at Anastasia State Park from 11 a.m.-noon. Meet at the Hilltop Picnic Area, near the parking lot. Suggested items to bring are binoculars, comfortable walking shoes, a camera, drinking water, bug spray and sunscreen. This event is weather permitting and subject to cancellation. The hike is free with regular park admission, which ranges from $8-$2. 300 Anastasia Park Rd., St. Augustine 904-461-2033 www.floridastateparks.org/anastasia

Spring 2018 St. Augustine Record Fair

The Spring 2018 St. Augustine Record Fair returns to the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. The biannual St. Augustine Record Fair is a free for music lovers and collectors to shop thousands of music-related items including new and used vinyl records, CDs, cassettes, posters, turntable equipment and supplies, and more. The event is from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is free. 1340 A1A South, St. Augustine 904-209-0367 www.staugamphitheatre.com

Stay with us at the Agustin and Enjoy Close Access to All the Fun

Plan Your St Augustine Vacation with the Agustin Inn

Be sure to book your stay early when it comes to your St Augustine vacation! As word gets out about our fantastic attractions and our annual events, people long to take a visit and rooms book quickly during the Spring and Summer months. Be sure to check out our website and book your perfect accommodation. We are in a prime location getting you close to the events and all the things to do in St Augustine! We look forward to making your visit a great one!