The Annual St. Augustine Lions Seafood Festival features a variety of seafood dishes, arts and crafts as well as live music and family activities. The festival will be from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 6 and from 11:00 a.m. to 6;00 p.m. Sunday, April 7, 2024.
St. Augustine Lions Seafood Festival offers an amazing array of seafood dishes — such as lobster, crawfish, scallops, and shrimp — as well as cuisines from other cultures and regions and traditional county fair offering, too.
The festival includes rides for the kids, family shows, and booths showcasing pottery, artwork, and jewelry.
No pets or coolers allowed on festival grounds. All proceeds from this event benefit the St. Augustine Lions Club Charities.
Most of the following information is from 2023, and will be updated as we learn more.
The festival features live music, kids rides, family shows, and an arts and craft village. On both Saturday and Sunday, Captain Mayhem will entertain the kids and kids-at-heart with shows Spanish Landing Stage, from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, and from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday. Captain Mayhem will be joined by wenches, sirens, mermaids, and his pirate crew who will present dancing, storytelling, juggling, singing, magic, and more mayhem for all ages.
Admission: $10.00 per person. Children under 12 are free.
When: 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Saturday, April 6, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, April 7, 2024
Where: Francis Field is located at 25 W. Castillo Drive (next to the Visitor's Center and the parking garage in downtown St. Augustine.
Parking is available for a fee at the downtown parking facility right next to Francis Field.
Free Parking and Shuttle Service: The City of St. Augustine will operate a Free Park and Ride Shuttle Service on Saturday. More information about the shuttle's drop off and pick up hours and locations will be posted as it becomes available.
St. Augustine Lions Club: Proceeds from this event are used to fund programs that focus on area youth, those who are deaf and blind, veterans, and people needed help after a disaster.
For more information on this event, please contact the Lions Club at (904) 824-4325 or visit here.
Free Park and Ride Shuttle
The City of St. Augustine offers free shuttles for downtown events in the spring.
All shuttles will drop people off and pick them up at the Visitor Information Center, at 10 S. Castillo Drive, from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Parking will be available at three parking locations outside of the downtown area:
- 198 & 212 West King Street, at the intersection of U.S. 1 and King Street
- 200 San Sebastian View, at the St. Johns County Health Department
- 301 San Marco Lot, 301 San Marco Avenue