55th Annual Festival of Art –– CANCELLED
Saturday & Sunday, November 28 & 29, 2020 – CANCELLED at Francis Field
The St. Augustine Art Association has cancelled the 55th Annual Festival of Art at Francis Field, due to health and safety concerns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Art Association statement reads: "The health and well-being of everyone involved wit the St. Augustine Festival of Art is our top priority, but the current COVID-19 situation has made if difficult to secure a plan that would ensure that safety. Due to this, the Festival of Art has been CANCELLED for 2020."
The information below pertains to the 2019 festival:
The St. Augustine Art Association presents the 54th Annual Art & Craft Festival at Francis Field on Saturday and Sunday, November 30 and December 1, 2019, at Francis Field. This premier outdoor art fair attracts visitors and residents alike, ranging from knowledgeable art collectors to holiday shoppers looking for something unique. With some 130 artists displaying their work, it's easy to find the perfect gift.
The St. Augustine Festival of Art features painting, pottery, jewelry, glassware, sculptures, fiber art, photography, mixed media, fine hand-crafted creations, and more. All proceeds from the event are donated to the St. Augustine Art Association, founded in 1924 to support the local arts scene and enhance recognition of St. Augustine as a robust destination for anyone interested in the arts.
This year's event will include artists demonstrations and cultural displays, as well as traditional weaving and spinning demonstrations by the Colonial Textile Arts Guild. At the Hyundai Kids Art Zone, kids can create their own art and enjoy a visit from Santa on Saturday afternoon. A wide variety of international food, beer, and wine will be available, as well as live music all day on the Gamble Rogers Folk Festival stage.
Admission: $2 donation at the gate.
Where: Francis Field is located at 29 W. Castillo Dr., adjacent to the Downtown Parking Facility.
When: Saturday, November 30, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, December 1, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Parking: All-day parking is available at the Downtown Parking Facility, just across the street from the Festival, for $15.00 per vehicle. On Saturday only, a free park-and-ride shuttle will operate beginning at 1:00 p.m. from two parking locations north of downtown:
For more information on this event please call 904-824-2310 or visit here.
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