Historic Lincolnville Festival

The annual festival returns with three days of live music, dancing, and family activities.

Friday, Nov. 10 - Sunday, Nov. 12, 2023 | See Times Below

The annual Historic Lincolnville Festival will be held from Friday through Sunday, November 10 through 12, 2023. This festival is a three-day celebration of St. Augustine's Lincolnville community and its history and cultural significance.

The festival starts on Friday, November 10, with a Jazz/Veterans Night at the Willie Galimore Center, 399 Riberia Street. This evening of live music features the Melvin Smith Jazz Ensemble with honorary guest, Doug Carn.

On Saturday, from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m., the festival hosts a Children's Village at 100 - 102 Martin Luther King Avenue. The Children's Village includes storytelling, a game truck, food, and fun. 

Also on Saturday, at the same location, the festival presents live music, vendor booths, food trucks, and a fried fish dinner, with the festivities continuing until 10:00 p.m. The music begins at 2:00 p.m. and the fried fish dinner starts at 5:00 p.m. and goes until the food runs out. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs. 

On Sunday, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., the festival hosts a Sunday social with danish, coffee, cocoa, and Jazz Gospel. The afternoon continues with Gospel in the Park from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m.

The historic festival started in 1979 on Labor Day weekend. Originally called the Washington Street Festival, the Lincolnville Festival celebrates the Lincolnville neighborhood, its history, and the people who live there. The festival is presented by the Lincolnville Historic Preservation and Restoration Society, which strives to stimulate preservation and community activism in the Lincolnville Historic District while maintaining the integrity of its structures and history.

Admission: Free admission on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets for the Friday Night Jazz event cost $25.00. They are available online through Eventbrite and will be sold at the door.

When: From 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. on Friday, November 10, from 12:00 to 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 11, and from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 12, 2023. 

Where:  102 Martin Luther King Ave, St. Augustine, Florida, 32084. 

Admission | Ticket Prices

Free admission on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets for the Friday Night Jazz event cost $25.00.
Music Schedule
Melvin Smith Jazz Ensemble - $25/personFriday, 7:00 p.m.
Jazzy Blue - FREESaturday, 2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m
Kelz Law - FREESaturday, 3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Heart of Elaine - FREESaturday, 5:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
Dat's Pressure Band - FREESaturday, 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

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Editor's Note: We encourage you to verify event times and details with the organizers, as they may change.