The 40th Annual St. Augustine Lions Seafood Festival features delicious seafood, arts and crafts as well as live music and family activities. The festival will be from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, March 25, and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 26, 2023.
St. Augustine Lions Seafood Festivalth offers an amazing array of seafood dishes — such as lobster, crawfish, scallops and shrimp — as well as cuisines from other cultures and regions as well as traditional county fair offerings.
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.
While the dates are set, much of the information below is from the 2022 festival. We will update this for 2023 as we learn more.
Activities in 2022 include:
- Axe Throwing
- Meet Rapunzel, Mirable, and the Snow Queen
- Capt. Mayhem Pirate Magic
- Boo Boo the Clown
- Face Painting (fee required)
- Meet SAL the Lion Mascot and Spiderman
- Arts and Crafts
- Live Music
- Rides (fee required)
Admission: IN 2022: Tickets were $5 for adults. Free for kids 10 and under. Same-Day readmission is allowed.
When: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, March 25, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 26, 2023.
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:
IN 2022: Additionally, the City of St. Augustine will operate a Free Park and Ride Shuttle Service on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and on Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. The shuttles run continuously from three parking locations north of downtown:
- 198 212 W. King Street, at the corner of US1 and King Street.
- St. Johns County Health Department, 200 San Sebastian View
- San Marco Lot, 301 San Marco Avenue
The drop-off and pick-up location downtown is the Visitor Information Center at 10 S. Castillo Ave., just across the street from Francis Field, where the major spring festivals take place.
This service is offered free of charge by the City of St. Augustine and the major festivals and events take place during this period.
For more information on this event, please contact the Lions Club at (904) 824-4325 or visit here.