The Annual Vilano Fest will take place on Saturday and Sunday, November 2 and 3, 2019. The event showcases Vilano Beach, a charming community just north of St. Augustine's historic district, with great food and live music for the Sea Turtle Soirée on Saturday night, as well as the popular Tour of Homes on Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The Sea Turtle Soirée is a party on the Vilano Pier, beginning with a happy hour and hors d'oeuvres from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. The evening celebration will be catered by The Reef Restaurant and live music will be provided by Ramona and Her Band from 7:30 to 10:00 p.m.
Old Town Trolley Tours provides the transportation for the Vilano Tour of Homes on Sunday, November 3, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The tour features eight stops, including homes with amazing views of the ocean and of the Intracoastal, as well as of the city of St. Augustine. The trolley departs from the Magic Beach Hotel in Vilano Beach from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Included in the tour is a refreshment stop at the North Shore Community Center, where local musicians Chelsea Saddler and Jim Johnston will perform.
Admission: Tickets for the Sea Turtle Soirée are $60.00 until October 20, 2019, after which date the cost will increase if tickets are still available. The Tour of Homes on Sunday is $20.00 per person. VIP passes include two tickets for both events and many other benefits (a complimentary bottle of bubbly at the Soirée, first on the Trolley for the Tour of Homes, and reserved parking both days) for $175. Visit here to purchase tickets.
When: The Sea Turtle Soirée is from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 2, 2019. The Tour of Homes is available from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 3, 2019.
Where: The Vilano Pier is located at 250 Vilano Road, the Magic Beach Hotel is located at 50 Vilano Road, and the North Shore Community Center is located at 120 Meadow Avenue in Vilano Beach in St. Augustine, FL 32084.