Lions Seafood Festival 2018
March 16 - 18, 2018 at Francis Field
The 37th Annual St. Augustine Lions Seafood Festival features delicious seafood, arts and crafts, live music, family activities, and much more. The festival will take place at Francis Field from Friday to Sunday, March 16 to 18, 2018.
An amazing array of fresh food is on offer at this popular annual event, including crab, shrimp, crab legs, gyros, pizza, and Asian cuisine. There are rides that the whole family will enjoy, and live music every day of the festival, with each day featuring a different musical style. Additionally, guests can browse through the amazing selection of handcrafted items such as housewares, pottery, artwork, and jewelry, at the Arts and Crafts Village. Over 100 artists participate by showcasing some of their latest work at the festival.
For kids, there's a Kidz Zone, a Clown Adventure, and special presentations with Nutter Interactive Percussion. There will also be a Minions and a Little Mermaid Meet and Greet. A ride wristband at a discounted rate can be purchased so kids can ride all day.
The live entertainment schedule for the 37th Annual Lions Seafood Festival is below.
No pets or coolers allowed on festival grounds. All proceeds from this event benefit the St. Augustine Lions Club Charities.
Admission: $5.00 for adults, free for kids 15 and under.
When: Friday to Sunday, March 16 to 18, 2018. Friday hours: 3:00 – 9:00 p.m. Saturday hours: 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Sunday hours: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: Francis Field is located at 25 W. Castillo Dr. (next to the Visitor’s Center and the parking garage in downtown St. Augustine).
For more information on this event, please contact the Lions Club at (904) 829-1753 or visit here.
In addition to presenting sponsor Winn-Dixie, 2018 festival sponsors include Coors, Beach 105.5, VisitStAugustine.com, and Tobacco Free Florida.
Additional entertainment will be offered at the Spanish Landing. Please visit here for details.
Schedule of Entertainment on the Main Stage
Friday, March 16, 2018
3:00 p.m. Festival begins 4:00 p.m. Murray Middle School Jazz Ensemble 5:00 p.m. Catch the Groove 6:00 p.m. Catch the Groove 7:00 p.m. Those Guys Jazz of Orlando 7:00 p.m. Those Guys Jazz of Orlando
Saturday, March 17, 2018
10:00 a.m. Festival Opens 11:00 a.m. John Dickie with Collapsible B 12:00 p.m. John Dickie with Collapsible B 1:00 p.m. Kate Keys Band 2:00 p.m. Kate Keys Band 3:00 p.m. Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike 4:00 p.m. Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike 5:00 p.m. Billy Buchanan 6:00 p.m. Billy Buchanan 7:00 p.m. Grapes of Roth 8:00 p.m. Grapes of Roth
Sunday, March 18, 2018
11:00 a.m. Festival Begins 11:00 a.m. Gatorbone Trio 12:00 p.m. Florida State Bluegrass 1:00 p.m. Lonesome Bert & Skinny Lizards 2:00 p.m. Gatorbone Trio 3:00 p.m. Florida State Bluegrass 4:00 p.m. Lonesome Bert & Skinny Lizards 5:00 p.m. Lonesome Bert & Skinny Lizards
Parking and Shuttle Service
On Saturday and Sunday, visitors may take advantage of a free parking and shuttle service. Free parking will be available at the St. Johns County Health Department at 200 San Sebastian View, as well as at the north San Marco Lot at 301 San Marco Avenue. Free shuttles will pick up and drop off at these locations during festival hours. Visit here for more details and maps.