ST. AUGUSTINE, Florida – The St. Augustine Lions Club is proud to announce the resheduled dates for the 39th Annual Festival, which will be held March 26-27th, 2022. The beloved festival is the primary fundraising event for the St. Augustine Lions Foundation each year since 1981. The festival generating funds for a multitude of charitable needs and services to the community, with a focus on youth, the deaf and blind, disaster relief, veterans, and so much more. With more than 28,000 people expected to attend in 2022, the Lions Spring Festival is the largest festival in St. Augustine.
The primary draw of the Festival is its abundance of great food and live music. Other fun activities include kids rides, family shows, and an Arts & Crafts village with affordable gifts and home decor. “We’re very excited to announce the dates for 2022,” said Dominic Mercurio, Festival Chairman. “This is truly a community event and local Lions, whose motto is ‘We Serve,’ are able to raise the funds needed to fulfill our claim that ‘Where there is a need, there is a Lion.’ We invite everyone out to Francis Field to join us because ‘We’re Havin’ Fun Now!’”
Hours and Location: Francis Field is located at 25 W. Castillo Drive in downtown St. Augustine. Festival hours are Saturday March 26th from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Sunday March 27th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Arts & Crafts village closes at sundown. No pets allowed except service animals.
Free Parking and Shuttle: Shuttles will pick up and drop off visitors on Saturday and Sunday only at locations to be announced. More information on parking and shuttle will be on the website lionsfestival.com and Facebook @staugustinelionsfestival