Delicious seafood, Mediterranean influence, and farm-to-table freshness each play an important role in St. Augustine’s vibrant culinary scene. With a history this rich, it comes as no surprise that foodies flock to our thriving old city. If experiencing the best Floridian flavors is on your bucket list, consider attending our annual Taste of St. Augustine food festival! It’s the perfect opportunity to indulge in some of the best local dishes in a lively setting. Read on to learn more about this highly anticipated event.
3 of the Best Things to Do at the Taste of St. Augustine
Epic Behavioral Healthcare hosts the Taste of St. Augustine. All proceeds from this event towards this community-based nonprofit organization. The festival takes place in April each year at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre.
1. Experience Our Culinary Culture and Vibrant Local Flavors
This annual outdoor festival lures attendees from all over with the promise of colorful plating and delicious bites. Appetizing aromas, sizzling sounds, and the sight of colorful dishes set the scene for an amazing time! Be sure to vote for your favorite dish and stick around to see who wins the People’s Choice, Best Family, Best Ethnic, Best Upscale, Best Dessert, and Best Beverage awards.
2. Sample Dishes From These Participating Restaurants
St. Augustine is known for its unique clash of Minorcan culinary influences. Restaurants draw inspiration from Spain and the South while incorporating locally sourced ingredients. Some establishments that you might encounter at this festival include:
3. Let Loose and Enjoy Live Performances
Live music fills the air and adds to the entertaining element of the festival. Admire the local tunes while chowing down on tasty eats.
Additional Resources for Your Visit to St. Augustine
Even if this food festival is the main draw to St. Augustine for you, you’ll soon discover that our charming city has so much to offer. Our local experts go above and beyond to provide thoughtful insight. Peruse some of our resources below and begin planning a trip you’ll remember for a lifetime:
- The Best Things to Do
- The St. Augustine Amphitheatre
- The Best Events & Festivals
- Enjoy the Best Attractions off the Beaten Path
- The Easiest Way to Plan a St. Augustine Itinerary
- Our Ultimate Guide to Local Restaurants
Make the Most of Your Experience at the Augustin Inn
The Taste of St. Augustine is just one of the many exciting ways to experience the local culture. From historic attractions and impressive architectural feats to outdoor adventures and unique shopping trips, we know that you’ll love it here as much as we do. Stay in the heart of downtown St. Augustine, near all of the best things to do when you stay at the Agustin Inn! Choose between 18 beautiful guest rooms, each uniquely appointed with stylish decor and elegant furnishings. Our luxurious amenities ensure that you feel right at home. We even prepare a delicious, gourmet breakfast each morning for our guests.
Check our availability and book your stay today! We look forward to having you.