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The 39th Annual St. Augustine Lions Spring Festival features delicious seafood, arts and crafts as well as live music and family activities. The festival will be from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, March 26, and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 27, 2022.
Previously known as the St. Augustine Lions Seafood Festival, this event still offers an amazing array of seafood dishes — such as lobster, crawfish, scallops and shrimp — as well as cuisines from other cultures and regions as well as traditional county fair offerings.
The festival includes rides for the kids, family shows and booths showcasing pottery, artwork and jewelry.
No pets or coolers allowed on festival grounds. All proceeds from this event benefit the St. Augustine Lions Club Charities.
Activities in 2022 include:
Axe Throwing Meet Rapunzel, Mirable, and the Snow Queen Capt. Mayhem Pirate Magic Boo Boo the Clown Face Painting (fee required) Meet SAL the Lion Mascot and Spiderman Arts and Crafts Live Music Rides (fee required) Admission: Tickets are $5 for adults. Free for kids 12 and under. Same-Day readmission is allowed.
When: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, March 26, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 27, 2022.
Where: Francis Field is located at 25 W. Castillo Drive (next to the Visitor’s Center and the parking garage in downtown St. Augustine).
Parking is available for a fee at the downtown parking facility right next to Francis Field.
Free Parking and Shuttle Service:
Additionally, the City of St. Augustine will operate a Free Park and Ride Shuttle Service on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and on Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. The shuttles run continuously from three parking locations north of downtown:
198 212 W. King Street, at the corner of US1 and King Street. St. Johns County Health Department, 200 San Sebastian View San Marco Lot, 301 San Marco Avenue The drop-off and pick-up location downtown is the Visitor Information Center at 10 S. Castillo Ave., just across the street from Francis Field, where the major spring festivals take place.
This service is offered free of charge by the City of St. Augustine and the major festivals and events take place during this period.