Lions Seafood Festival 2019
March 22 - 24, 2019 at Francis Field
The 38th 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 22 to 24, 2019.
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.
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 22 to 24, 2019. 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.
Live Entertainment Schedule for 2019
Two stages offer live entertainment throughout all three days of the Festival. The Main Stage is hosted by Eclipse Studio Jim Stafford, while the Spanish Landing Stage is hosted by Clown Adventure.
FRIDAY, March 22, 2019
Time Main Stage Spanish Landing Stage 3:00 p.m. Festival begins 4:00 p.m. Tommy Pricenor, Acoustic Guitar 5:00 p.m. Jax English Salsa Band Clown Adventure 6:00 p.m. Jax English Salsa Band 6:30 p.m. TBA 7:00 p.m. Those Guys Jazz Party of Orlando 8:00 p.m. Those Guys Jazz Party of Orlando
SATURDAY, March 23, 2019
Time Main Stage Spanish Landing Stage 10:00 a.m. Festival opens Strolling: Meet & Greet Sal the Lion Mascot 10:15 a.m. Music "N" Motion of Limelight Theater 11:00 a.m. Nutter Interactive Kids Percussion 11:15 a.m. John Dickie IV & Collapsible B 12:00 p.m. The Clown Adventure Show 12:30 p.m. Meet The Polynesian Princess 1:00 p.m. Sunset East Band 2:00 p.m. Sunset East Band Nutter Interactive Kids Percussion 2:30-4:00 p.m. American Hero & Wonder Hero 3:00 p.m. Mandalla Music The Clown Adventure Show 4:00 p.m. Mandalla Music Nutter Interactive Kids Percussion 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Meet The Little Mermaid 5:00 p.m. Those Guys Trio of Orlando The Clown Adventure Show 6:00 p.m. Kate Keys Band TBA 7:00 p.m. Billy Buchanan Rock N Soul Revue TBA 8:00 p.m. Billy Buchanan Rock N Soul Revue
SUNDAY, March 24, 2019
Time Main Stage Spanish Landing Stage 11:00 a.m. Festival opens Strolling: Meet & Greet Sal the Lion Mascot 11:15 a.m. Lonesome Bert & Skinny Lizards 11:30 a.m. The Clown Adventure 12:30-2:00 p.m. Meet The Polynesian Princess 1:00 p.m. Kenny Yarbrough & Southern Tide 1:30 p.m. The Clown Adventure Show 2:30-4:00 p.m. Meet The Little Mermaid 3:30 p.m. Davis & The Loose Cannons The Clown Adventure Show 5:00 p.m. Festival concludes Festival concludes
Parking and Shuttle Services
Parking is available at the downtown parking facility right next to Francis Field. On Saturday and Sunday, March 23 and 24, 2019, a free Park & Ride Shuttle will be provided from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. The shuttle service picks up from two parking locations: the St. Johns County Health Department (200 San Sebastian View), and the North San Marco Lot (301 San Marco Avenue). The shuttle will drop off at the Historic Downtown Parking Facility, which is located next to Francis Field (where this event will be held).
For more details and maps for the Park & Ride Shuttle, visit here.
For alternative parking options, especially on Friday, March 22, 2019 (when the park and ride shuttle is not available), please visit here.