Lions Seafood Festival 2020
This event has been CANCELLED. at Francis Field
Please note: The 2020 Lions Seafood Festival has been cancelled by the City of St. Augustine based on the recommendations of the Governor’s office and the Florida Department of Health.
The 39th 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 20 to 22, 2020.
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 meet and greets for kids with the Little Mermaid. the Polynesian Princess, and Sal the Lion. A ride wristband at a discounted rate can be purchased so kids can ride all day.
The entertainment schedule in 2020 will include live music, hosted by Eclipse Studio Jim Stafford, on the Main Stage (see schedule below). There will also be a variety of entertainment throughout the day— pirate and magic shows at the Spanish Landing, hosted by Captain Mayhem, and more kids interactive activities at the Spanish Landing Cafe, hosted by Girl Girl Parteas.
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 20 to 22, 2020. Friday hours: 3:00 – 9:00 p.m. Saturday hours: 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Sunday hours: 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 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.
Parking and Shuttle Services
Parking is available at the downtown parking facility right next to Francis Field.
Additionally, the City of St. Augustine will operate a Free Park and Ride Shuttle Service during spring festival season. The service runs from 8:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 21, and from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 22, 2020. The shuttle service picks up from two parking locations north of downtown:
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 alternative parking options, especially on Friday, March 20, 2020 (when the park and ride shuttle is not available), please visit here.