Cathedral Festival 2019
Friday – Sunday, February 22 - 24, 2019 at The Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche at Mission Nombre de Dios
The 34th Annual Cathedral Festival will take place from Friday through Sunday, February 22 – 24, 2019, on the grounds of the Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche at Mission of Nombre de Dios. There will be fun for the whole family, with rides, games, raffles, food and art vendors, fireworks, and more.
The Cathedral Festival features exciting midway rides that are thrilling for all ages, like a Ferris wheel, slides and a variety of fun activities for kids.
For adults, there are raffles, auctions, and bingo on all three days of the Festival. There will be a Silent Auction from noon to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 24, where visitors can bid on a wide variety of prizes. (Tables close at 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.) The Cathedral Festival Super Raffle, with impressive cash prizes, will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday.
From baton twirlers to classic rock bands, the Cathedral Festival offers a lively schedule of live entertainment. We will post the entertainment schedule below as soon as the information becomes available.
There will be a fireworks show Saturday night at 9:00 p.m. (If it rains on Saturday, they'll try again on Sunday night.)
The Cathedral Festival features a delicious fried shrimp dinner on Sunday from 12:00 noon to 8:00 p.m. (or while supplies last). The meal includes jumbo fried shrimp, hush puppies, beans, and coleslaw. Dinner tickets can be purchased in advance and on-site.
Food and Beverages
Visitors can enjoy great food vendors at the festival, including fair food like funnel cake, popcorn, and cotton candy. Drinks will also be available, including Coca-Cola products, beer, and wine. (They ID. Please drink responsibly).
Parking is available in surrounding parking locations that can be viewed on this map. City parking lots are marked with a P and are pay/metered parking. The parking garage offers all-day parking for a nominal fee. It's three blocks from the festival with 500 parking spots available.
Admission: There is a nominal admission charge to enter the festival grounds: $5 for adults, $3 for kids aged 11-17 and seniors over 65, and free for active-duty military and kids 10 and under. Details on Ride Tickets (prices and purchase locations) will be available soon.
When: Friday – Sunday, February 22 – 24, 2018.
Friday, February 22: 5:00 – 10:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 23: 12:00 noon – 10:30 p.m.
Sunday, February 24: 12:00 noon – 9:00 p.m.
Where: The Festival takes place on the Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche at Mission Nombre de Dios grounds near the Giant Cross, at 101 San Marco Avenue, St. Augustine, FL 32084.
Proceeds from this event benefit the Cathedral Parish School and the Cathedral Parish Early Education Center.